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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Implementing IT in Constructionby James Sommerville; Nigel Craig

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 72.95

    Contrary to stereotype, the construction industry has embraced IT with some vigour. Computers are used effectively across the sector and this use is increasing. A range of new issues have emerged in consequence. This practical book draws on direct industrial experience and examines the role of IT within a range of enterprises operating in the construction... more...

  • Advances in Construction Materials 2007by Christian U. Grosse

    Springer 2007; US$ 295.00

    The book is a compilation of recent research results on building construction materials. The construction industry consumes extreme volumes of material, and the growing demand for quality and safety require continuous improvement of materials and material compositions. A deep understanding of material behavior is essential to enable efficient construction:... more...

  • Building Construction Handbookby Roy Chudley; Roger Greeno

    Taylor & Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    Building Construction Handbook summarises all elements of building construction practice, techniques, components and procedures. Information is presented concisely, in a highly illustrated and accessible style. This is an essential text for all building construction students up to, and including, undergraduate level. It is an ideal resource for... more...

  • Structural Engineer's Pocket Book, 2nd Editionby Fiona Cobb

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 41.95

    Preface; Acknowledgements; General information; Statutory Authorities and Permissions; Design Data; Basic and Shortcut Tools for Structural Analysis; Geotechnics; Timber and Plywood; Masonry; Reinforced Concrete; Structural Steel; Composite Steel and Concrete; Structural Glass; Building Elements, Materials, Fixings and Fastenings; Useful Mathematics;... more...

  • Virtual Futures for Design, Construction and Procurementby Peter S. Brandon; Kocatü; Tuba rk

    Wiley 2009; US$ 165.00

    This book brings together some of the best practitioners and thinkers from around the world to discuss the likely future of information and communication technologies for the construction industry. It addresses a range of innovative developments, state of the art applications, research work and theoretical arguments with regard to the use of... more...

  • Building Services Handbookby Roger Greeno; Fred Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 35.95

    * Ideal for students on general construction and building services courses * Each topic presented concisely using plain language and clear drawings * Incorporates updated references to relevant regulations and practice standards * Includes established and contemporary practice * Website resources available Building Services Handbook... more...

  • Organizing Do-It-Yourself For Dummiesby Sandra Munson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 15.99

    Do-it-Yourself Organizing for Dummies Discover how to: Organize a room in five steps Put important organization practices to good use Gather the right tools Create order in every area of your home and your life Sandra Munson Professional home organizer Do-it-Yourself Take control of your space and bring harmony back to your life! Do... more...

  • Aggregates in Concreteby Mark Alexander; Sidney Mindess

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 243.00

    'The book ... deserves a hearty welcome ... We strongly recommend it to all those who are involved in concrete construction ? ready-mixed concrete suppliers, construction engineers, concrete technologists, etc. This could also be a good reference book for academicians and students of civil engineering.' - The Indian Concrete Journal 'A useful... more...

  • The History of Gauged Brickworkby Gerard Lynch

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 135.00

    This book takes a look at the history and use of cut, rubbed and gauged brickwork; the use of tools and equipment and the differences between historic and contemporary bricks with a view to inform conservation and restoration decisions. The book uses case studies from England, Ireland and the US to illustrate the use of different materials and techniques... more...

  • Reinforced Concrete Design of Tall Buildingsby Bungale S. Taranath

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 199.95

    "This book is the key to understanding not only the technology of concrete structures but also the organic nature of this basic material, which is used in every corner of the world." ?From the Foreword by Vincent J. DeSimone, Chairman, DeSimone Consulting Engineers, New York, Miami, San Francisco, New Haven, Las Vegas, Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi "This... more...