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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 154.95
Post-tensioning is the most versatile form of pre stressing, a technique which enables engineers to make the most effective use of the material properties of concrete, and so to design structural elements which are strong, slender and efficient. Design in post-tensioned concrete is not difficult and, if done properly, can contribute significantly to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 115.00
Innovation in Small Construction Firms promotes the benefits of innovation, and stimulate innovation capability within and between small and medium sized (SMEs) construction firms in an effort to bring in a new 'can innovate, should innovate, want to innovate' culture to the construction industry. Presenting new theoretical and practical insights... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 40.65
Now fully revised, the third edition of this renowned book by Ralph Goss has been made even more valuable with the addition of many new illustrations, and takes into account not only traditional cut roof construction but also modern trussed rafter roof assembly methods. Revised by C.N. Mindham, author of Roof Construction and Loft Conversion , this... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 84.99
This book provides a bridge between the introductory research methods books and the discipline-specific, higher level texts. Its unique feature is the coverage of the detailed process of research rather than the findings of research projects. Chapter authors have been carefully selected by their expertise, discipline and location to give an eclectic... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00
Off-site Construction, Off-site Manufacturing, Manufactured Construction, Modern Methods of Construction, no matter what the name, the fundamental idea is to move some effort away from the construction site to a more controlled environment of the manufacturing floor. Although we have come a long way with cranes, robotics and laser guided precision... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1998; US$ 56.00
This book examines in detail the external walls of buildings in Hong Kong. It is organized into two parts. The first part of the book presents readers with various factors such as technology and sustainability that affect the design of external walls. more...