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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • 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...

  • Building Construction Illustratedby Francis D. K. Ching

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Insulating Modernismby Kiel Moe

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    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 and facts... 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 Analysisby Kathrina Simonen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    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...

  • Sustainable Use of Wood in Constructionby Jim Coulson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 82.50

    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...

  • The Power of Design-Buildby Sherif Hashem

    Business Expert Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Design-build is a powerful project delivery approach. But how to actuate such power and deliver the design-build promise? This is what this book is all about. It provides the reader with cutting-edge knowledge, know-how, techniques, trade secrets, and best practices to deliver design-build projects in a safe and controlled manner. It covers the entire... more...