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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Construction of Architectureby Ralph W. Liebing

    Wiley 2011; US$ 95.00

    Buildings don't just appear. While the aesthetics and theory ofarchitecture have their glamour, architecture would not existwithout the hands-on, nuts-and-bolts process of construction. Construction of Architecture gives architects, contractors,managers, trade workers, and anyone else involved in a buildingproject a thorough overview of the process... more...

  • Toxic Properties of Polymers and Additives: Directoryby Victor O. Sheftel

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 1990; US$ 144.00

    This directory is a comprehensive guide to the toxicity of over 1000 polymers, monomers and additives used by the rubber and plastics industries. Since the toxic properties of materials are determined by the toxic properties of the substance released by them, a significant proportion of the book deals with monomers, plasticisers, stabilisers, and other... more...

  • Construction Crew Supervisionby Karl F. Schmid

    Momentum Press 2009; US$ 37.00

    In this construction supervisor's pocket-sized manual, construction managers and field supervisors alike will find a concise tool kit of leadership skills to motivate and marshal workers onsite. It provides solid, common sense guidelines to preempt, use, and refer to, as problems arise-from unexpected work stoppages to getting better performance and... more...

  • Glass Structuresby Jan Wurm

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 62.95

    This book is the first to present a coherent guide to the planning and design of glass supporting frameworks. The focus is on the pressure-resistant, flat supporting element as a basic building block for broad supporting structures. The spatial and constructive forms of multifunctional, self-supporting glass envelopes are vividly illustrated and systematically... more...

  • Building Projects in Chinaby Bert Bielefeld; Lars-Phillip Rusch

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 62.95

    "Building Projects in China" is the first publication on the book market to give a comprehensive overview of the planning activities of foreign architects in China. This practical handbook outlines legal framework conditions, introduces the Chinese building market, and gives practical descriptions of the execution of projects on site. more...

  • Building with Steelby Alexander Reichel; Peter Ackermann; Alexander Hentschel; Anette Hochberg

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 62.95

    A handbook for quick, goal-oriented reading and implementation. Case study projects exemplify common norm details using large-scale drawings. The fundamentals of planning load-bearing structures provide design and planning help. more...

  • Components and Systemsby Gerald Staib; Andreas Dörrhöfer; Markus Rosenthal

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 126.00

    The volume Components and Systems offers an in-depth and clearly organized presentation of the various types of precast building components - from semifinished products to building with components, open and closed systems. The systems are accompanied by detailed drawings and color photographs. more...

  • Dressed Stoneby Theodor Hugues; Ludwig Steiger; Johann Weber

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 62.95

    Ein Arbeitsbuch zu Naturwerkstein für Planung und Studium, das den Einsatz dieses Materials in Detailzeichnungen im Maßstab 1:10 nachvollzieht, wobei besonderer Wert auf alle Anschlusspunkte und die damit verbundenen speziellen Probleme gelegt wird und worauf bei Entwurf und Planung als auch während der Ausführung zu achten ist. more...

  • Insulating Materialsby Margit Pfundstein; Roland Gellert; Martin Spitzner; Alexander Rudolphi

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 62.95

    Ein umfassender Überblick zu Dämmstoffen für den Hochbau und Leitfaden fürderen richtige Auswahl und Anwendung. Dieser Band liefert Informationen zu den enthaltenen Rohstoffen, typischen Eigenschaften, Anwendungsbereichen und Lieferformen sowie Angaben zuphysikalischen Kennwerten,Gesundheits- und Umweltverträglichkeit. more...