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- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 46.64
This book presents the findings of a detailed study to explore the behavior of architectural glazing systems during and after an earthquake and to develop design proposals that will mitigate or even eliminate the damage inflicted on these systems. The seismic behavior of common types of architectural glazing systems are investigated and causes of damage... more...
- 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...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2010; US$ 15.49
Das Tätigkeitsfeld des Planers im Baugeschehen wird zunehmend international. Dieses Sprachlehrbuch knüpft an das vorhandene Schulenglisch an und bereitet den Leser durch Fachtexte, typische Dialoge und Geschäftsbriefe systematisch auf die Arbeit als Planer im und mit dem englischsprachigen Ausland vor. Das praxisnahe Buch ist in die einzelnen Planungs-... 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 how... more...
- Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 46.59
Plasters, paints and coatings are what define surfaces, create spatial effects and interplay with light. How they are used is decisive for a building s appearance, and they also serve as a protective layer. A new volume in the DETAIL practice series, Plaster, Render, Paint and Coatings presents a survey of impressive proven and innovative... more...
- 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...