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  • Facade Construction Manualby Thomas Herzog; Roland Krippner; Werner Lang

    Birkhäuser 2004; US$ 182.00

    «Facade Construction Manual» provides a systematic survey of contemporary expertise in the application of new materials and energy-efficient technologies in facade design. It surveys the facade design requirements made by various types of buildings, as well as the most important materials, from natural stone through to synthetics, and documents a... more...

  • Felt and Torch on Roofingby Tim Richardson

    Crowood 2014; US$ 17.49

    A detailed guide to installing high performance felt and torch on roofs, for both DIY enthusiasts and professional roofers. From safety precautions, to the tips and tricks to keep a flat roof water-tight for many years, Felt and Torch on Roofing will teach the novice how to successfully complete their first felt roof to a high standard, and provide... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    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...

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 145.00

    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... more...

  • Loft Conversionsby John Coutts

    Wiley 2012; US$ 72.95

    Pressure on space and changes in planning law mean that loft conversions are now at the forefront in the race to improve the performance of Britain's ageing housing stock. Since 1990, roof space conversions have increased UK housing capacity by more than 200 million square feet - a living area equivalent to a medium-sized city - without the loss of... 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

    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...

  • Presse und Behinderungby Markus Scholz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 59.99

    Die meisten Personen würden in einem Vorwort zu einer derartigen Arbeit wa- scheinlich schreiben, dass sie sich schon seit Jahren mit dem Thema ausein- dergesetzt haben und das Interesse an der Thematik schon von Beginn an tief in ihnen verwurzelt war. Mein Weg zu dieser Arbeit und auch zu der damit verb- denen Thematik war ein etwas anderer und beruhte... more...

  • R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industryby Keith Hampson; Judy A. Kraatz; Adriana X. Sanchez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry brings together contributions from leading industry researchers in a diverse group of countries to investigate the role of research and development (R&D) in the construction industry. Investment in R&D is a proven factor in economic growth, and helps develop a more productive and innovative... more...

  • Raumklimatechnikby Klaus Fitzner

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 199.00

    Das 4-bändige Werk ist die Fortführung des ?Leitfadens zum Berechnen und Entwerfen von Lüftungs- und Heizungsanlagen?. Für die Neuauflage wurde es völlig neu strukturiert und stärker an einer integrierten Betrachtung des Gebäudes und seiner klimatechnischen Anlagen ausgerichtet. In Band 4 wird das Zusammenwirken von Raumlufttechnik, Energietechnik... more...