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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Fire Safety Engineering Design of Structures, Third Editionby John A. Purkiss; Long-Yuan Li

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 159.95

    Designing structures to withstand the effects of fire is challenging, and requires a series of complex design decisions. This third edition of Fire Safety Engineering Design of Structures provides practising fire safety engineers with the tools to design structures to withstand fires. This text details standard industry design decisions, and offers... more...

  • Multi-Storey Precast Concrete Framed Structuresby Kim S. Elliott; Colin Jolly

    Wiley 2013; US$ 145.00

    Precast reinforced and prestressed concrete frames provide a high strength, stable, durable and robust solution for any multi-storey structure, and are widely regarded as a high quality, economic and architecturally versatile technology for the construction of multi-storey buildings. The resulting buildings satisfy a wide range of commercial and... 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, mostly 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 product design.  In Materials Experience: Contemporary... 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...

  • Stahlbau-Kalender 2010by Ulrike Kuhlmann

    Wiley 2014; US$ 68.95

    Für die neue Ausgabe des Stahlbau-Kalenders wurde ein Schwerpunkt gesetzt, der in der Planungspraxis zunehmend eine Rolle spielt. Die Verbundbauweise bietet innovative Tragwerkslösungen für den Hoch- und Industriebau. Die erfolgreiche Verbreitung im Hochhaus- und Geschossbau in den letzten 20 Jahren ist den zahlreichen Vorteilen dieser... 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...

  • Examples of the Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings to BS8110, Fourth Editionby C.E. Reynolds; J.C. Steedman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 135.95

    The latest edition of this well-known book makes available to structural design engineers a wealth of practical advice on effective design of concrete structures. It covers the complete range of concrete elements and includes numerous data sheets, charts and examples to help the designer. It is fully updated in line with the relevant British Standards... more...

  • Architecture and Construction in Steelby Alan Blanc; Michael McEvoy; Roger Plank

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 290.00

    This book provides a comprehensive guide to the successful use of steel in building and will form a unique source of inspiration and reference for all those concerned with architecture in steel. more...

  • Builder's Reference Bookby L. Black

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 170.00

    A comphensive guide to information sources relevant to the building industry and legislation affecting it. It is designed for use as a tool either in the office or on site, giving facts in a compendium style to meet the most common requirements of the busy builder. more...