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Details in building design and construction, Including walls, roofs

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  • 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...

  • Building Envelope and Interior Finishes Databookby Sidney M. Levy

    McGraw-Hill 2001; US$ 79.95

    Strategies for overcoming clock-watching clients, spilled coffee, and other sales nightmares­­and closing the sale. Selling is tough, and what can go wrong often will. Successful salespeople know they must prepare themselves for every potential deal-killer. Beating the Deal-Killers provides situation-specific advice for anticipating problems,... more...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 95.00

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

  • Metric Handbookby David Adler; David Adler

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95

    Originally devised as a guide for converting from imperial to metric measurements, 'The Metric Handbook' has since been totally transformed into a major international handbook of planning and design data. The second edition has been completely updated, with most chapters being totally rewritten, to meet the needs of the modern designer. The book contains... more...

  • Post-Tensioned Concrete Floorsby Martin Williams; Sami Khan

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 115.00

    Presenting new theoretical and practical insights and models grounded in descriptive case studies, Innovation in Small Construction Firms promotes the benefits of innovation within and between small and medium sized (SMEs) construction firms. more...

  • Metric Handbookby David Littlefield

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 82.95

    * Take a look at the dedicated microsite for free sample content - architecturalpress.com/the-metric-handbook * Originally devised as a guide for converting from imperial to metric measurements, 'The Metric Handbook' has since been totally transformed into the major handbook of planning and design data for architects. This new edition has been... more...

  • Understanding the Construction Clientby David Boyd; Ezekiel Chinyio

    Wiley 2008; US$ 100.00

    This book breaks new ground by creating a framework to understand clients' actions and needs. Most construction management books focus on improving the construction process; this one focuses on a better engagement with the client. It challenges conceptions of both the construction industry and clients' businesses so that a more effective process and... more...

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 140.00

    A key problem facing the construction industry is that all work is done by transient project teams, and in the past there has been no structured approach to learning from projects once they are completed. Now, though, the industry is adapting concepts of knowledge management to improve the situation. This book brings together 13 contributors from research... more...

  • Roofing Ready Reckonerby R. Goss; C. N. Mindham

    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...