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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
The construction of buildings is learnt through experience and the inheritance of a tradition in forming buildings over several thousand years. Successful construction learns from this experience which becomes embodied in principles of application. Though materials and techniques change, various elements have to perform the same function. 'Principles... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 145.00
The book starts by setting out the duties of a building pathologist in the context of the modern roofing industry, defining failure and explaining its underlying causes. The main chapters then deal with the main specific types of failure: fire, shrinkage and roofing systems displacement, calendar shrinkage, foam insulation shrinkage and 'stretched'... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 125.95
This book contains a unique set of information sheets, covering all aspects of building from sit setting-out to roofs and floors. It gives builders and students of building a sound knowledge of materials, their properties and limitations, and shows the practice of using these materials for sound construction. The sheets also give information on the... more...
- 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...