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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • 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...

  • Leistungsermittlungshandbuch für Baumaschinen und Bauprozesse (VDI-Buch) (German Edition)by Gerhard Girmscheid

    Springer 2010; US$ 89.99

    Die prozessorientierte Leistungsermittlung von Baugeräten ist Grundlage für die Planung der Ausführung, Auswahl und Anzahl der Geräte sind für die Termin- und Kostenplanung unverzichtbar. Das Handbuch behandelt die Leistungsermittlung in den Bereichen Erd-, Hoch-, Tief-, Spezialtief- und Tunnelbau, bietet Entscheidungshilfen bei der Wahl der Geräte... more...

  • Structural Glass Facades and Enclosuresby Mic Patterson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00

    A comprehensive guide to structural glass facades for architects,engineers, and builders Once an experimental building form, structural glass facadeshave matured into a fully robust technology. Structural GlassFacades and Enclosures documents, defines, and categorizes thecurrent state of the art in long-span glass facade design andconstruction, with... more...

  • The Culture of Buildingby Howard Davis

    Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 33.99

    The Culture of Building describes how the built world, including the vast number of buildings that are the settings for people's everyday lives, is the product of building cultures--complex systems of people, relationships, building types, techniques, and habits in which design and building are anchored. These cultures include builders, bankers,... more...

  • Metal Building Systems Design and Specifications 2/Eby Alexander Newman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 100.00

    * Reflects recent changes in the model building codes and in the MBMA (Metal Building Manual Association) manual * New review questions after each chapter * Revised data on insulation necessary to meet the new energy codes * New material on renovations of primary frames, secondary members, roofing, and walls more...

  • Olin's Constructionby H. Leslie Simmons

    Wiley 2011; US$ 135.00

    Get the updated industry standard for a new age ofconstructi For more than fifty years, Olin's Construction has been thecornerstone reference in the field for architecture andconstruction professionals and students. This new edition is aninvaluable resource that will provide in-depth coverage for decadesto come. You'll find the most up-to-date principles,... more...

  • Complete Book of Framingby Scot Simpson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.95

    The updated easy-to-learn reference for rough carpentry andframing Complete Book of Framing, Second Edition is an updated,easy-to-learn guide to rough carpentry and framing written by anexpert with more than thirty years of framing experience. This bookguides the reader through the steps on framing floors, walls,roofs, door and window openings,... more...

  • 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...

  • Enhancing Building Performanceby Shauna Mallory-Hill; Wolfgang F. E. Preiser; Christopher G. Watson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 120.00

    Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) informs and enhances the usability and sustainability of building designs with lessons learned from evaluation of building performance throughout the building life cycle, from initial planning through occupancy to adaptive re-use.  A key feature of BPE is that it examines design and technical performance... 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...