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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Computational Design of Lightweight Structuresby Benoit Descamps

    Wiley 2014; US$ 76.00 US$ 65.87

    The author of this book presents a general, robust, and easy-to-use method that can handle many design parameters efficiently. Following an introduction, Chapter 1 presents the general concepts of truss layout optimization, starting from topology optimization where structural component sizes and system connectivity are simultaneously optimized. To... more...

  • Insulating Modernismby Kiel Moe

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 63.39

    What is the best way to achieve sustainable energy savings in buildings? The mainstream construction industry has been saying for decades: it?s insulation. Today there is a growing movement among architects who claim that, by contrast, it isintelligent design thatprovides the best energetic results. This book describes the history, theory... more...

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

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 63.39

    Das ?alte? Material Holz wird seit Anbeginn der Menschheit zum Bauen von Behausungen unterschiedlicher Art verwendet. Das Buch dokumentiert diese Weiterentwicklungen, insbesondere die ingenieurmäßigen Verbindungstechniken, die Einführung der digitalen Produktionstechniken sowie die innovativen Materialentwicklungen dieses Werkstoffes.... more...

  • Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildingsby Stephen Emmitt; Christopher A. Gorse

    Wiley 2014; US$ 51.95 US$ 45.02

    Robin Barry's Construction of Buildings was first published in 1958 in 5 volumes, rapidly becoming a standard text on construction. In its current 2 volume format Barry remains hugely popular with both students and lecturers of construction and related disciplines. The third edition of Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings expands and deepens... more...

  • Barry's Introduction to Construction of Buildingsby Stephen Emmitt; Christopher A. Gorse

    Wiley 2014; US$ 46.95 US$ 40.69

    Robin Barry's Construction of Buildings was first published in 1958 in 5 volumes, rapidly becoming a standard text on construction. In its current 2 volume format Barry remains hugely popular with both students and lecturers of construction and related disciplines. The third edition of Barry’s Introduction to Construction of Buildings provides... more...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95 US$ 174.16

    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... more...

  • Glasbau 2014by Bernhard Weller

    Wiley 2014; US$ 17.50 US$ 15.17

    Das vorliegende Buch beschreibt in zahlreichen Beitragen namhafter Autoren den aktuellen Stand der Technik im konstruktiven Glasbau. Die Planung und die Ausfuhrung wegweisender Glasarchitektur werden ausfuhrlich erlautert, die Bemessung und die Konstruktion tragender Glasbauteile praxisgerecht erklart. Die Optimierung zukunftsfahiger Gebaudehullen... 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$ 63.39

    The ?old? material of wood has been used to construct dwellings of different types since the dawn of mankind. This book documentsthe various recentdevelopments in timber technologies, in particular the engineering bonding techniques, the introduction of digital production techniques, and the innovative material developments of this material.... more...

  • Sustainable Use of Wood in Constructionby Jim Coulson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 83.00 US$ 71.93

    There is a great deal of innovation in the use of wood in construction, from impressive modern buildings to new construction products that reduce build times and improve building performance. As a renewable resource with proven low embodied energy, wood is both an environmentally responsible and a highly practical choice as a construction material.... more...