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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • 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

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95

    The Structural Engineer's Pocket Book is the only compilation of all tables, data, facts and formulae needed for scheme design by structural engineers in a handy-sized format. Bringing together data from many sources into a compact, affordable pocketbook, it saves valuable time spent tracking down information needed regularly. This new and improved... more...

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

    Wiley 2009; US$ 160.00

    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 virtual... 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

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 231.00

    Bringing together in one volume the latest research and information, this book provides a detailed guide to the selection and use of aggregates in concrete. After an introduction defining the purpose and role of aggregates in concrete, the authors present an overview of aggregate sources and production techniques, followed by a detailed study... 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

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 194.95

    An exploration of the world of concrete as it applies to the construction of buildings, Reinforced Concrete Design of Tall Buildings provides a practical perspective on all aspects of reinforced concrete used in the design of structures, with particular focus on tall and ultra-tall buildings. Written by Dr. Bungale S. Taranath, this work explains... more...

  • Construction Management and Design of Industrial Concrete and Steel Structuresby Mohamed A. El-Reedy

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 159.95

    The recent worldwide boom in industrial construction and the corresponding billions of dollars spent every year in industrial, oil, gas, and petrochemical and power generation project, has created fierce competition for these projects. Strong management and technical competence will bring your projects in on time and on budget. An in-depth exploration... more...

  • Modern Constructionby Lincoln H. Forbes; Syed M. Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 145.95

    During the past several decades, the manufacturing and service industries significantly increased their levels of productivity, quality, and profitability through the application of process improvement techniques and information technology. Unfortunately, the construction industry lags far behind in the application of performance improvement and optimization... more...