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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...

  • Steel and Composite Structuresby Y.C. Wang

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 243.00

    Steel and Composite Structures: Behaviour and Design for Fire Safety presents a systematic and thorough description of the behaviour of steel and composite structures in fire, and shows how design methods are developed to quantify our understanding. Quantitative descriptions of fire behaviour, heat transfer in construction elements and structural... 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...

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

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 441.00

    This book forms the Proceedings of the Third International RILEM Symposium in Odense, Demark in October 1993. It includes reviews and reports of recent developments in the fields of demolition techniques and reuse of waste building materials, and focusses on the integration of demolition and recycling operations in the construction and housing industry. 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...

  • 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

    An excellent learning tool for students and practitioners, this guide to noise control will enable readers to use their knowledge to solve a wide range of industrial noise control problems. Working from basic scientific principles, the author shows how an understanding of sound can be applied to real-world settings, working through several examples... more...