Unit Overview
Types of Construction
Foundations
The Construction Process
Insulation
Materials
Social Impact
Environmental Impact
Fire Resistance
Weather Resistance
Sustainability
Roofing
Aesthetics
Sample Questions

Materials

Materials are essential for construction, you should have an understanding of where the following materials can be used and their properties.

 

  1. Timber (wood)
  2. Masonary (stone, brick and block)
  3. Roofing (slate, tile, metal)
  4. Steel (Joists and I beams)
  5. Concrete

 

 

Lesson on Timber

 

Lesson on Concrete and Brittish Standards