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- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Structural Integrity Research of the Electric Power Research Institute presents the result of the mission of the Electric Power Research Institute to conduct research and development promoting the clean, safe, and economical generation of power by the utility industry. This book covers nuclear plant design, licensing, and regulation questions. Organized... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95
'Structure and Architecture' is an essential textbook for students and practitioners of architecture and structural engineering. MacDonald explains the basic principles of structure and describes the ranges of structure types in current use. Furthermore, the book links these topics directly with the activity of architectural design and criticism. An... more...
- 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... more...
- Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 62.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 179.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 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...