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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • DETAIL engineering 3: Bollinger + Grohmannby Peter Cachola Schmal; Christian Schittich

    DETAIL 2013; US$ 69.00

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  • Multi-Storey Precast Concrete Framed Structuresby Kim S. Elliott; Colin Jolly

    Wiley 2013; US$ 145.00

    Precast reinforced and prestressed concrete frames provide a high strength, stable, durable and robust solution for any multi-storey structure, and are widely regarded as a high quality, economic and architecturally versatile technology for the construction of multi-storey buildings. The resulting buildings satisfy a wide range of commercial and... more...

  • Lehmbauby Horst Schroeder

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Bauen mit Lehm ist wieder „alltäglich" geworden. Verbunden mit dieser Entwicklung entstand in den letzten Jahren ein enormer Zuwachs an Informationen auf diesem Fachgebiet. Das Buch schafft Transparenz mit einem aktuellen Überblick zur gesamten Thematik. Der Autor berücksichtigt dabei die bauökologischen Aspekte und erläutert... more...

  • Materials Experienceby Elvin Karana; Owain Pedgley; Valentina Rognoli

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 69.95

    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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Fire Retardant Materialsby A R Horrocks; D. Price

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 280.00

    This is a comprehensive source of information on all aspects of fire retardancy. Particluar emphasis is placed on the burning behaviour and flame retarding properties of polymeric materials and textiles. It covers combustion, flame retardants, smoke and toxic products generally and then goes on to concentrate on some more material-specific aspects... more...

  • The Non-halogenated Flame Retardant Handbookby Alexander B. Morgan; Charles A. Wilkie

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    Due to the emphasis on replacing halogenated flame retardants with alternate technologies, this handbook contains in one place all of the current commercial non-halogenated flame retardant technologies, as well as experimental systems near commercialization.  This book focuses on non-halogenated flame retardants in a holistic but practical manner. ... more...

  • Flammability Testing of Materials Used in Construction, Transport and Miningby V Apte

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 290.00

    Engineers need to be able to test the flammability of the materials they use in buildings and other structures. However, the range of test procedures and regulations in this important area is often confusing. Flammability testing of materials used in construction, transport and mining provides an authoritative guide to current best practice in ensuring... 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,... more...