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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Construction Technologyby Eric Fleming

    Wiley 2009; US$ 60.95

    Bricks and Blocks; Substructures; Walls; Timber Upper Floors; Openings in Walls; Timber Roof Structures; Roof coverings; Doors; Windows; Stairs; Mutual walls; Plumbing Work; Electrical Work; Maps and Plans; Levelling; Timber; Concrete; Screeds; Shoring, Strutting and Waling; Nails, screws, bolts and proprietary fixings; Gypsum wall board; DPCs, DPMs,... more...

  • Noise Controlby Colin Hansen

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 243.00

    1. Fundamentals  2. Noise Criteria and Basic Instrumentation  3. Sound Sources and Sound Power Measurement  4. Sound Propagation Outdoors and in Rooms  5. Sound Absorbing Materials: Properties and their Measurement  6. Partitions, Enclosures and Barriers  7. Muffling Devices more...