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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 119.95
Design and Construction of Concrete Floors outlines the key principles needed for the production of a good floor which can be relied on to not only support and restrain other parts of the building, but also to meet the needs of the user. The book covers: * Uses of concrete floors * Structural design * Concrete used specifically for floors * Cracks... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 145.00
The provision of an adequate means of escape from fire is fundamental to the design of new buildings and to the alteration, change of use or extension of existing buildings. It is essential that means of escape are considered at the earliest stage of a project as mistakes are very expensive to correct later in the design. There is a great deal of... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 150.00
From ARCOM and The American Institute of Architects A complete visual guide to choosing and using finishmaterials In this unique guide, the authors of MASTERSPEC and ArchitecturalGraphic Standards join forces to offer architects vitalsingle-source access to the unbiased information they need toevaluate, select, and specify the best finish materials... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 79.95
As a building material, precast concrete allows a wide range of sculptural forms and design options. By treating the surface in various ways, fascinating textures and fine finishes can be produced. This book provides a systematic overview of the variety of applications for such concrete elements throughout Europe. Author David Bennett provides in-depth... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 39.95
Facades determine the appearance of a building. Thus they have a very important role to play in architecture. At the same time, the building envelope has important functions to fulfill, including lighting, weatherproofing, thermal isolation, load distribution, and sound insulation, to name only the most important. In the last fifteen years, facades... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 78.95
This key text addresses the topic of lightweight claddings in buildings and is a useful guide and reference resource. Written by well-known specialists in the field, this fourth edition of an established text has been revised throughout to incorporate the latest environmental issues, the use of wood and terracotta in cladding, and use of new materials,... more...
- Van Haren Publishing 2008; US$ 20.00
Microsoft® Operations Framework Microsoft® Operations Framework (MOF) 4.0 was delivered in 2008 and delivers practical guidance for everyday IT practices and activities, helping users establish and implement reliable, cost-effective IT services. It encompasses the entire IT lifecycle by integrating: Community-generated processes for planning, delivering,... more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 20.00
The book approaches research from a perspective different from that taken in other educational research textbooks. The goal is to show educators that the application of research principles can make them more effective in their job of promoting learning. The basic point is that we do not have to stop teaching to do research; research is something we... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 42.99
This is one of the few books to provide guidance on research formulation, methodologies, and methods specifically for construction students. The third edition has been updated throughout and extended in scope to cover many areas of concern in quantitative and qualitative research, including research ethics. Three main sections - producing a proposal;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 155.00
Knowledge management presents a new way of understanding organizations and companies, and is especially suited to sophisticated and highly technical firms and operations such as those in the construction industry. This new book draws on hard data from three separate research programs in Sweden and shows how the concept of knowledge can make sense... more...