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Details in building design and construction, Including walls, roofs

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  • Stone Cladding Engineeringby Rui de de Sousa Camposinhos

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This volume presents new methodologies for the design of dimension stone based on the concepts of structural design while preserving the excellence of stonemasonry practice in façade engineering. Straightforward formulae are provided for computing action on cladding, with special emphasis on the effect of seismic forces, including an extensive... more...

  • Construction Drawings and Details for Interiorsby Rosemary Kilmer; W. Otie Kilmer

    Wiley 2011; US$ 65.00

    Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors serves as the essential reference for designers preparing interior construction documents, explaining how to do a new construction, remodeling, or installation project. In a highly visual format, the book covers drafting fundamentals and conventions; drawing types, plans, and schedules; and computer-aided... more...

  • Metric Handbookby David Littlefield

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 86.95

    ? Fully updated in reference to the latest construction standards and new building types ? Sustainable design fully integrated into each chapter ? Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects and designers ? this book truly belongs on every design office desk and drawing board. The Metric Handbook is the major handbook... more...

  • Dach Atlasby Eberhard Schunck; Hans Jochen Oster; Rainer Barthel; Kurt Kiessl

    Birkhäuser 2002; US$ 277.00

    Der "Dach Atlas" ist mit mehr als 1800 Zeichnungen und 220 Fotos ein bewährtes Nachschlagewerk zur Konstruktion von geneigten Dächern. Er bietet umfassendes Grundlagenwissen und Ausführungsdetails zu allen gebräuchlichen Deckungsarten. more...

  • Bau-Vertriebby Sammy Ziouziou

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2013; US$ 731.00

    Das Buch behandelt die Grundlagen des Vertriebs aus einer Prozessperspektive. Es erörtert die Grundbegriffe des Vertriebs, bevor es auf die Besonderheiten der Bauindustrie eingeht. Mit besonderem Fokus auf die Branche beleuchtet das Buch auch Unternehmen und Absatzmärkte. Die Hauptelemente des strategischen und operativen Vertriebs werden sowohl grundsätzlich... more...

  • Components and Connectionsby Ulrich Knaack; Maarten Meijs

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 49.00

    Every building is composed of parts, or components, that may be organized in various ways. For example, there are different ways to configure walls so that they perform their functions in an efficient manner. The individual elements, such as floor slabs, roofs, openings, and foundations, are described. more...

  • The Construction of New Buildings Behind Historic Facadesby Mr David Highfield

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 190.00

    Facade-retention schemes are increasingly being used as a means of providing modern accommodation for commercial and industrial buildings in conservation areas and city centres. This book is the first authoritative guide to this highly complex technique and deals with the key issues associated with building behind historic facades. It explains the... more...

  • Masonry Wall Constructionby A.W. Hendry; F. M. Khalaf

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 115.95

    This volume provides a concise overview of the main facets of masonry wall construction, including materials, structural design, types of walls, movement, insulation, rain exclusion, site practice, defects and repair. The subject is covered in sufficient depth for a comprehensive introduction with reading lists after each chapter for those interested... more...

  • Analysis, Design and Construction of Braced Barrel Vaultsby Z.S. Makowski

    Taylor and Francis 1986; US$ 560.00

    This collection of 24 articles covers a range of topics in the analysis, design and construction of braced barrel vaults. more...

  • Roof Construction and Loft Conversionby C. N. Mindham

    Wiley 2008; US$ 90.00

    Full of detailed construction drawings, this book covers cut roofs, bolted truss roofs, trussed rafter roofs, trimmed openings and ventilation. A major section deals with loft to attic room conversions, giving guidance on planning procedures, as well as dealing with structural matters and specifying conversion work. The Fourth Edition features a... more...