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  • Integrated Life Cycle Design of Structuresby Asko Sarja

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 188.95

    Traditionally the process of design has concentrated on the construction phase itself, with the primary objective being to optimise efficiency and minimise costs during development and construction. With the move towards a more sustainable development comes the need for this short-term approach to be expanded to encompass the entire service life of... more...

  • Wind and Earthquake Resistant Buildingsby Bungale S. Taranath

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 209.95

    Developed as a resource for practicing engineers, while simultaneously serving as a text in a formal classroom setting, Wind and Earthquake Resistant Buildings provides a fundmental understanding of the behavior of steel, concrete, and composite building structures. The text format follows, in a logical manner, the typical process of designing a... more...

  • Plaster, Render, Paint and Coatingsby Alexander Reichel; Anette Hochberg; Christine Köpke

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 46.76

    Plastering, colors, and coatings help characterize surfaces, determine the impression a room makes, create light effects. This volume uses international examples to present innovative solutions on this theme. Expert authors describe and define the essential principles, drawing attention to points to be aware of. more...

  • Die neue HOAI 2013 mit Synopse 2009 und 2013by Frank Weber; Klaus D. Siemon

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 24.69

    Neben dem aktuellen Verordnungstext und der amtlichen Begründung zur HOAI 2013 enthält dieses Buch eine anschauliche Synopse der HOAI 2009 und der HOAI 2013. Diese Form der tabellarischen Gegenüberstellung von altem und neuem Verordnungstext erleichtert die Arbeit mit der neuen HOAI und verschafft dem Anwender sofort einen guten Überblick über die... more...

  • 1st International Conference of the IJSI, Porto, Portugal, June 25-28, 2012by Sérgio Tavares; P.M.S.T. De Castro; Chris Rodopoulos

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00

    The International Journal of Structural Integrity - IJSI was launched in 2010 and is published in partnership with the European Aeronautics Science Network - EASN. The ISJI aims at a broad coverage of structural integrity issues, including material characterizations from the fracture and fatigue points to view, numerical modeling of those phenomena... more...

  • Tall Buildingsby A. Coull; B. Stafford Smith

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    Tall Buildings provides information and research on tall buildings. This book presents the advances in structural analysis, in methods of design, in methods of construction, and in the properties of materials. Organized into three sections encompassing 27 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the important features of the interaction of a... more...

  • Structural Analysis of Regular Multi-Storey Buildingsby Karoly A. Zalka

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 155.95

    A sound and more modern Eurocode-based approach to design is the global approach, where the structures are considered as whole units, rather than to use traditional element-based design procedures. Although large frameworks and even whole buildings are now routinely analysed using computer packages, structural engineers do not always understand complex... more...

  • The Idea of Buildingby Steven Groak

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 73.95

    This book is unique in its attempt to explore the many ways we have of thinking about buildings. In particular it raises questions about the kinds of knowledge we have and will need in designing, making and enjoying our buildings. At the very least this book provides an overview of the fragmented construction industry, making it a vital purchase for... more...

  • Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Finishingsby Bryan Spain

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 59.99

    Specially written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Finishings contains accurate information on thousands of rates, each broken down to labour, material overheads and profit. This is the first book to include typical project costs for painting and wallpapering, plasterwork, floor and... more...

  • Building Structuresby Malcolm Millais

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 55.95

    A thorough introduction to building for the non-expert, this book is a one-stop book reference source for knowing everything important about building structures. Readers: follow the history of structural understanding grasp all the concepts of structural behaviour via step by step explanations apply the concepts to a simple building see how... more...