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Details in building design and construction, Including walls, roofs

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  • Principles of Element Designby Peter Rich; Yvonne Dean

    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...

  • Bau-Vertriebby Sammy Ziouziou

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 731.00

    Das Buch soll die Grundlagen des Vertriebs aus einer Prozessperspektive behandeln. Zunächst werden die Grundbegriffe des Vertriebs erörtert, bevor auf die Besonderheiten der Bauindustrie eingegangen wird. Im Weiteren werden Unternehmen und Absatzmärkte mit besonderem Branchenfokus beleuchtet, bevor die Hauptelemente des strategischen und operativen... more...

  • 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...

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

    De Gruyter 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...

  • Components and Connectionsby Ulrich Knaack; Maarten Meijs

    De Gruyter 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...

  • Roofing Failuresby Carl G. Cash

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 145.00

    This book defines roofing systems failure and explains its underlying causes. The sources of the problems, the steps needed to prevent recurrence, and the principal remediation alternatives are discussed in the main chapters. more...

  • Builders' Detail Sheetsby S. Smith; Mr P Stronach; P. Stronach

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 125.95

    Illustrated contents revised to building regulations 1985, and the latest British Standards and Codes of Practice. 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...