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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 facades have matured into a fully robust technology. Structural Glass Facades and Enclosures documents, defines, and categorizes the current state of the art in long-span glass facade design and construction,... 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

    Don't Take the Manufacturer's Word for It! Everybody knows about pre-engineered buildings -- they now account for almost 70 percent of all new low-rise construction in the United States. But few architects, engineers, or buyers know enough about them. This completely revised and updated reference -- the only one from an author unaffiliated with... more...

  • Olin's Constructionby H. Leslie Simmons

    Wiley 2011; US$ 135.00

    Get the updated industry standard for a new age of constructi For more than fifty years, Olin's Construction has been the cornerstone reference in the field for architecture and construction professionals and students. This new edition is an invaluable resource that will provide in-depth coverage for decades to come. You'll find the most up-to-date... more...

  • Complete Book of Framingby Scot Simpson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.95

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