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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Architecturally Exposed Structural Steelby Terri Meyer Boake

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 70.00

    This book provides the means for a better control and purposeful consideration of Architecturally Exposed Structural Steel (AESS). It deploys a detailed categorization of AESS uses according to design context, building typology and visual exposure. In a rare combination, this approach makes high-quality benchmarks compatible with economies... more...

  • Grundriss der praktischen Regelungstechnikby Dirk Fabian; Christian Spieker; Erwin Samal

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    Anders als in mathematisch orientierten Darstellungen stehen die physikalisch-technischen Zusammenhänge und die praktische Regelungstechnik im Vordergrund dieses vollständig überarbeiteten Standardwerkes. Soweit mathematische Hilfsmittel für den Praktiker hilfreich sind, werden sie eingesetzt. Alle wesentlichen Fragen der praktischen - analogen und... more...

  • Examples of the Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings to BS8110, Fourth Editionby C.E. Reynolds; J.C. Steedman

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 139.95

    Preface. Introduction to fourth edition. Notation. Part 1: Design of reinforced concrete buildings. 1. Introduction to limit-state theory. 2. Loads. 3. Bending moments on structural members. 4. Material strengths and design stresses. 5. Members subjected to bending only. 6. Shearing and torsional forces. 7. Bond and anchorage. 8. Serviceability limit-states.... more...

  • Architecture and Construction in Steelby Alan Blanc; Michael McEvoy; Roger Plank

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 290.00

    This book provides a comprehensive guide to the successful use of steel in building and will form a unique source of inspiration and reference for all those concerned with architecture in steel. more...

  • Builder's Reference Bookby L. Black

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 170.00

    A comphensive guide to information sources relevant to the building industry and legislation affecting it. It is designed for use as a tool either in the office or on site, giving facts in a compendium style to meet the most common requirements of the busy builder. more...

  • Steel and Composite Structuresby Y.C. Wang

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 243.00

    1. Introduction. 2. An Introduction to the Behaviour and Design at Ambient Tempeture. 3. Experimental Observations. 4. Numerical Modelling. 5. Behaviour of Steel and Composite Structures in Fire. 6. An Introduction to Heat Transfer. 7. An Introduction to ENclosure Fire Behaviour. 8. Design of Steel Structures for Fire Safely. 9. Design of Composite... more...

  • Demolition and Reuse of Concrete and Masonryby E.K. Lauritzen

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 441.00

    Preface. Part 1: Keynote papers. Part 2: Guidelines for demolition with respect to the reuse of building materials. Part 3: Guidelines for the reuse of concrete and masonry as aggregates in concrete in relation to existing specifications. Part 4: RILEM TC-121-DRG. Unified specifications for recycled coarse aggregates for concrete. State of... more...

  • Architectural Design in Steelby Mark Lawson; Peter Trebilcock

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 136.95

    Steelwork offers the opportunity for architectural expression, as well as being structurally versatile and adaptable material. Good detailing is vital because it affects structural performance, costs, buildability and, perhaps most importantly, appearance. Whilst the choice of the structural form is often the province of the structural engineer, architects... more...

  • Building Fire Performance Analysisby Robert W. Fitzgerald

    Wiley 2004; US$ 154.95

    Preface. Acknowledgement. 1 Understanding, deciding, communicating. 1.1 The destination. 1.2 Codes and standards. 1.3 Routine practices. 1.4 A way of thinking. 1.5 Evaluation levels. 1.6 Applications. 1.7 Road map. References. 2 Fire defenses. 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 Building fire defenses. 2.3 Active fire defenses. ... more...

  • Barry's Introduction to Construction of Buildingsby Stephen Emmitt; Christopher A. Gorse

    Wiley 2009; US$ 54.99

    The five volume series, Barry's Construction of Buildings , has been established as a standard text on building technology for many years. However, a substantial update has long been required, and while doing this the opportunity has been taken to reduce five volumes to two in a more user-friendly format. The introductory volume covers domestic... more...