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Design & Drafting

  • Protection of Concreteby

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 441.00

    Concrete is arguably the major construction material used worldwide. It has generally served well, yet too often it has failed to achieve the required performance. Although developments in materials and practice have widened the scope for the use of concrete, they have also had effects on its performance. This book presents current thinking and future... more...

  • Energy Applications of Biomassby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00

    The National Meeting on Biomass R&D for Energy Applications was supported by the Council of Biomass Energy Technology Sponsors (CBETS) and was organized and hosted by the Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI). The Biomass Energy Research Association (BERA) provided technical assistance. CBETS was founded on July 14, 1983, as a forum for communication... more...

  • Performance and Durability of Bituminous Materialsby

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 360.00

    This book covers new advances in materials and methods, particularly orientated towards the optimization of energy expenditure required for the preparation of aggregates, bituminous binders and bituminous mixtures and the implications which arise with regard to the European specifications and codes of practice. more...

  • Disposal and Recycling of Organic and Polymeric Construction Materialsby

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 360.00

    This volume contains a comprehensive selection of the papers presented at the RILEM International Workshop on the subject held in Tokyo, Japan in 1995. Invited experts from Japan, USA, Europe and the Far East reviewed the latest research in the disposal and recycling of construction materials such as plastics, rubber, asphalt, wood and paper. more...

  • Holzbau mit Systemby

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 105.00

    Gegenüber anderen Baustoffen hat Holz in den letzten Jahren deutlich Marktanteile gewonnen, Holzbauten sind größer geworden und neue Tragsysteme wurden entwickelt. Der Band stellt das Thema Holzbau systematisch, umfassend und gut verständlich dar: vom Baustoff Holz und den Rahmenbedingungen seines Einsatzes über die verschiedenen Holzbausysteme und... more...

  • best of Detail: GLAS / best of Detail: GLASSby

    DETAIL 2014; US$ 69.00

    Best of Detail: Glass combines highlights from DETAIL and DETAILgreen on the topic of 'Glass, Transparency and Translucence'. Starting with fundamental questions, the book offers a theoretical basis, details on many practically implemented projects, and plenty of inspiration and examples of successful structural solutions. more...

  • Planning and Installing Photovoltaic Systemsby Deutsche Gesellschaft Für Sonnenenergie (Dgs)

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 178.95

    Growth in photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing worldwide continues its upward trajectory. This bestselling guide has become the essential tool for installers, engineers and architects, detailing every subject necessary for successful project implementation, from the technical design to the legal and marketing issues of PV installation. Beginning with resource... more...

  • The Foundations of Engineering Contractsby F R Roulston **Decd**; M.O'C. Horgan; F.R. Roulston

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00

    This highly readable guide explains the main features of contracts applicable to the design, construction and servicing of civil, building, electrical or mechanical works. The emphasis throughout is on practical guidance, with clear explanations of the essential elements including legality, uncertainty, undue influence, agencies, overseas works, sub-contracts... more...

  • The Integrative Design Guide to Green Buildingby 7group; Bill Reed; S. Rick Fedrizzi

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00

    "The members of 7group and Bill Reed are examples writ large ofthe kind of leadership that is taking this idea of green buildingand forming it into reality, by helping change minds, buildingpractice, and design process." —from the Foreword by S. Rick Fedrizzi President, CEO, andFounding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council A whole-building approach... more...

  • The Graphic Standards Guide to Architectural Finishesby ARCOM; The American Institute of Architects; Elena M. S. Garrison

    Wiley 2003; US$ 150.00

    From ARCOM and The American Institute of Architects A complete visual guide to choosing and using finishmaterials In this unique guide, the authors of MASTERSPEC and ArchitecturalGraphic Standards join forces to offer architects vitalsingle-source access to the unbiased information they need toevaluate, select, and specify the best finish materials... more...