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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Beitr?gen namhafter Autoren den aktuellen Stand der Technik im konstruktiven Glasbau. Die Planung und die Ausf?hrung wegweisender Glasarchitektur werden ausf?hrlich erl?utert, die Bemessung und die Konstruktion tragender Glasbauteile praxisgerecht erkl?rt. Die Optimierung zukunftsf?higer Geb?udeh?llen... 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...

  • 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...

  • Maths for the Building Tradesby Jim Kidd; Ian Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Maths for the Building Trades provides students of all ages with an easy-to-understand guide to the fundamental mathematics that is required in their area of study and beyond. It can be used as a learning programme on its own or in conjunction with the textbooks associated with their chosen trade. The book assumes only a minimum level of mathematical... more...