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Maintenance and repair

  • Structural Rehabilitation of Old Buildingsby Anibal Costa; Joao Miranda Guedes; Humberto Varum

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This present book describes the different construction systems and structural materials and elements within the main buildings typologies, and it analyses the particularities of each of them, including, at the end, general aspects concerning laboratory and in-situ testing, numerical modeling, vulnerability assessment and construction maintenance. more...

  • Understanding Historic Building Conservationby Michael Forsyth

    Wiley 2013; US$ 65.00

    This book is the first in a series of volumes that combine conservation philosophy in the built environment with knowledge of traditional materials, and structural and constructional conservation techniques and technology: • Understanding Historic Building Conservation • Materials & Skills in Historic Building Conservation • Structures... more...

  • Sustainable Retrofit and Facilities Managementby Paul Appleby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.00

    Governments across the globe are setting targets for reducing their carbon emissions. For example, the UK Government has committed to an eighty per cent reduction by 2050, when twenty-eight million buildings that currently exist will still be standing; this represents a challenge to improve the energy efficiency of more than one building per minute... more...

  • Instandhaltungsdienstleistungen in Produktionsnetzwerkenby Stefan Gassner

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.95

    ?Diese Arbeit zeigt theoretisch und empirisch auf, wie Bereitstellungsentscheidungen für Instandhaltungsdienstleistungen aufUnternehmens- und Produktionsnetzwerkebene im Zeitverlauf zustande kommen und welche Kriterien und Alternativen hierbei berücksichtigt werden können. Neben empirischen Ergebnissen aus der chemischen Industrie und... more...

  • Structural design in building conservationby Dimitris Theodossopoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95

    No building is properly conserved if it is not structurally sound. Consequently architects, engineers and conservation officers need an adequate grounding in the technology, the materials and the historic origins of the building in order to complete a conservation project successfully. Structural Design in Building Conservation deals with design... more...

  • Improving the Earthquake Resilience of Buildingsby Izuru Takewaki; Abbas Moustafa; Kohei Fujita

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    This book discusses the value of the worst-scenario approach for improving earthquake resilience in buildings and nuclear reactor facilities. The approach is applied to modeling of inelastic structures, and passive-controlled and base-isolated buildings. more...

  • Structural Aspects of Building Conservationby Poul Beckmann; Robert Bowles

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 72.95

    This practical guide to the assessment and repair of historic buildings is invaluable for structural engineers, architects, surveyors and builders working in all aspects of building conservation. Taking a practical step-by-step approach, the authors discuss the appraisal of buildings and the differences in structural behaviour between new and existing... more...

  • Altbauten instand setzenby Reinhard Hoffmann

    Franzis Verlag 2012; US$ 31.15

    Der Marktwert eines Hauses oder einer Eigentumswohnung hängt von der Lage, der Qualität der Wärmedämmung und der Energieeffizienz der Heizung ab. Noch wichtiger für die Bewohner ist jedoch, dass die Wohnräume nicht durch Schadstoffe, die langfristig die Gesundheit angreifen können, belastet sind. more...

  • Facilities Change Managementby Edward Finch

    Wiley 2011; US$ 74.99

    Modern organisations are subject to continual change - technologies evolve, organisational structures are modified, people and underlying cultures are transformed. Yet the facilities that organisations occupy are static and can impede the changes that are essential to organisational survival. The response to change in terms of property and support... more...

  • Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture XIIby C. A. Brebbia; L. Binda

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 674.00

    This book looks deeper into the importance of the historical identity of a region, town or nation. It is clear that we have the necessity to look beyond borders and share experiences and knowledge regarding heritage preservation.This Volume contains papers covering the latest advances in this field, presented at the twelfth and latest in a series of... more...