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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Materials Experienceby Elvin Karana; Owain Pedgley; Valentina Rognoli

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 68.95

    There currently exists an abundance of materials selection advice for designers suited to solving technical product requirements. In contrast, a stark gap can be found in current literature that articulates the very real personal, social, cultural and economic connections between materials and the design of the material world. In Materials Experience:... more...

  • Exercises in Building Constructionby Edward Allen; Joseph Iano

    Wiley 2013; US$ 40.00 US$ 34.67

    This essential companion to Fundamentals of Building Construction, Sixth Edition, involves students in the types of everyday issues faced by professional building architects. Exercises in Building Construction, Sixth Edition, offers students a hands-on way to apply material learned in the core book by featuring: *Forty-six real world construction... more...

  • Modern Construction Handbookby Andrew Watts

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 95.49

    The Modern Construction Handbook has become a building construction classic and is used as a textbook in many courses. Its systematic approach with chapters on materials, walls, roofs, construction and environment offers clear and efficient orientation. Digital fabrication techniques are included as well (complementing traditional production... more...

  • Building Construction Illustratedby Francis D. K. Ching

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.95 US$ 43.99

    The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning For over three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever, providing... more...

  • Stahlbau-Kalender 2010by Ulrike Kuhlmann

    Wiley 2014; US$ 68.95 US$ 59.76

    F?r die neue Ausgabe des Stahlbau-Kalenders wurde ein Schwerpunkt gesetzt, der in der Planungspraxis zunehmend eine Rolle spielt. Die Verbundbauweise bietet innovative Tragwerksl?sungen f?r den Hoch- und Industriebau. Die erfolgreiche Verbreitung im Hochhaus- und Geschossbau in den letzten 20 Jahren ist den zahlreichen Vorteilen dieser Bauweise geschuldet:... more...

  • Fire Retardancy of Polymersby M Le Bras; S Bourbigot; G Camino; R Delobel

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 290.00

    Covers the following topics: Strategies; Intumescence: Mechanism studies; New intumescent polymetric materials; Flame retarded intumescent textiles; Intumescence - an environmentally friendly process? more...

  • Insulating Modernismby Kiel Moe

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 63.64

    Welches ist die nachhaltigste Lösung für den Umgang mit Energie bei Gebäuden? Der von der Bauindustrie seit mehr als einem Jahrhundert verfolgte Weg heißt: Wärmedämmung durch Dämmsysteme. Eine zunehmend stärker werdende Gegenbewegung insbesondere unter Architekten vertritt die Meinung, dass die beste Lösung im intelligenten Entwerfen als... more...

  • Neue Holzbautechnologienby Simone Jeska; Khaled Saleh Pascha; Rainer Hascher

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 63.64

    Das ?alte? Material Holz wird seit Anbeginn der Menschheit zum Bauen von Behausungen unterschiedlicher Art verwendet. Nicht ohne Grund, eignet es sich doch aufgrund seiner geringen Dichte bei zugleich hoher Steifigkeit, der guten Verarbeitbarkeit und seiner Beständigkeit hervorragend als Baumaterial. Gegenwärtig ereignet sich eine wegweisende... more...

  • Life Cycle Assessmentby Kathrina Simonen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Life Cycle Assessment addresses the dynamic and dialectic of building and ecology, presenting the key theories and techniques surrounding the use of life cycle assessment data and methods. Architects and construction professionals must assume greater responsibility in helping building owners to understand the implications of making material, manufacturing,... more...

  • Emergent Timber Technologiesby Simone Jeska; Khaled Saleh Pascha; Rainer Hascher

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 63.64

    The ?old? material of wood has been used to construct dwellings of different types since the dawn of mankind. And not without reason. Its low density combined with high rigidity, good processability, and its resistance makes it an excellent building material. There is currently a pioneering renaissance of the timber construction, for two... more...