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Details in building design and construction, Including walls, roofs

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  • Roofing Failuresby Carl G. Cash

    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...

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

    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...

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

    CRC Press 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...

  • Communication in Construction Teamsby Stephen Emmitt; Christopher Gorse

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 200.00

    Construction teams are usually complex, interdisciplinary and temporary, and, as such, the need for effective communication is crucial. However, published data regarding the manner in which individuals interact within the temporary project team is scarce, with little other than anecdotal evidence available. Recognizing this gap, Communication in... more...

  • Roof Construction and Loft Conversionby C. N. Mindham

    Wiley 2008; US$ 93.00

    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... more...

  • Manual of Low-Slope Roof Systemsby C.W. Griffin; Richard Fricklas

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 99.00

    For decades, this manual has been the most widely respected guide to designing, constructing, and maintaining low-slope roofing systems. more...

  • Post-Tensioned Concrete Floorsby Martin Williams; Sami Khan

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 159.95

    INCLUDE: Basic principles; Materials and equipment; Slab configuration; Planning and structure; Tendon profiles and equivalent loads; Flexure in the serviceability state; Prestress losses; Ultimate strength; Deflection and vibration; Shear; Slabs on grade; Detailing; Site activities; Index. more...

  • Innovation in Small Construction Firmsby Peter Barrett; Martin Sexton; Angela Lee

    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...

  • Understanding the Construction Clientby David Boyd; Ezekiel Chinyio

    Wiley 2008; US$ 104.00

    "Contractors who want to get ahead must prioritise the needs of the client. this is the central message in the book… [and] the key difference between an average and highly successful project" Construction News "An excellent read for all levels of interest and capability within the industry and will be of interest to a wide readership" Building... more...

  • Knowledge Management in Constructionby Chimay J. Anumba; Charles Egbu; Patricia Carrillo

    Wiley 2008; US$ 145.00

    'This book provides practical guidance and I consider it essential reading for all participants in the construction process.' Sir Michael Latham 'This book gives us many excellent examples of the importance of KM and how KM can be used and implemented in a project-based industry such as construction' Journal of Human Resource Costing & Accounting... more...