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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...

  • 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. Richard Horrocks; D. Price

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 290.00

    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...

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

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 300.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Earthquake Phenomenology from the Fieldby Zhongliang Wu; Changsheng Jiang; Xiaojun Li; Guangjun Li; Zhifeng Ding

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    Based on the field investigation and the summary of the published research results of the April 20, 2013, Lushan, Sichuan, China, MS7.0 earthquake, having occurred along the same fault zone which accommodated the May 12, 2008, Wenchuan MS8.0 earthquake, this Brief tries to describe and discuss the special earthquake phenomenology associated with both... more...

  • The Hempcrete Bookby William Stanwix; Alex Sparrow

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 39.99

    Hempcrete is a building material with excellent properties. It?s made from lime and hemp shivs (a waste product from hemp fiber growing); it can be used for walls, floors, and for roof insulation; it?s breathable, absorbing and emitting moisture to regulate internal humidity and avoid trapped moisture and mold growth; it provides excellent acoustic... more...

  • Nuclear Disasters & The Built Environmentby Philip Steadman; Simon Hodgkinson

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Nuclear Disasters & the Built Environment discusses the effects of nuclear disasters on the built environment. The book is comprised of 10 chapters that are organized into three parts. Part I provides an introductory discourse and covers nuclear reactions and radiation. Part II discusses nuclear reactor accidents; this part tackles several concerns... more...