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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 46.95 US$ 42.26

    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...

  • Glasbau 2014by Bernhard Weller

    Wiley 2014; US$ 17.50 US$ 15.75

    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...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95 US$ 180.86

    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...

  • 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$ 84.00

    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$ 74.70

    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 howto actuate such power and deliver the design-build promise?This is what this book is all about. It provides the reader withcutting-edge knowledge, know-how, techniques, trade secrets,and best practices to deliver design-build projects in a safe andcontrolled manner. It covers the entire design-build... more...

  • Sustainable Timber Designby Michael Dickson; Dave Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    This new resource covers the material selection, structural design and connections detailing of truly sustainable timber buildings through: consideration of the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction, including the importance of forestry and conservation a review of modern techniques to improve the durability, fire resistance... more...

  • Construction Materials and Structuresby S.O. Ekolu; M. Dundu; X. Gao

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 326.00

    The two volumes of these Proceedings contain about 200 conference papers and 10 keynote papers presented at the First International Conference on Construction Materials and Structures, held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 24 to 26 November 2014. It includes sections on Materials and characterization; Durability of construction materials; Structural... more...