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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • 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...

  • Versatzmarken im antiken griechischen Bauwesenby Ulf Weber

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 119.44

    Die antiken Griechen errichteten viele bis heute faszinierende Bauwerke wie den Parthenon auf der Athener Akropolis. Sie verfügten über ein hoch entwickeltes Bauwesen, das unter anderem auf der Verwendung von sogenannten Versatzmarken beruhte. Diese Marken bestanden meist aus griechischen Buchstaben, die zur Nummerierung zusammengehöriger Bauteile... more...

  • Sustainable Timber Designby Michael Dickson; Dave Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    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,... 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,... 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...

  • Planungs- und Bauökonomieby Dietrich-Alexander Möller; Wolfdietrich Kalusche

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 584.00

    Mit den Bänden "Planungs- und Bauökonomie 1+2" liegt eine Wirtschaftslehre für Bauherren und Architekten vor. An Bauherren richtet sie sich insofern, als sie Wirtschaftlichkeitsfragen von Bauwerken behandelt, über die der Bauherr letztlich zu entscheiden hat und deren finanzielle Konsequenzen er zu tragen hat. Sie wendet sich aber auch an Architekten,... more...

  • Grundriss der praktischen Regelungstechnikby Dirk Fabian; Christian Spieker; Erwin Samal

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 840.00

    Anders als in mathematisch orientierten Darstellungen stehen die physikalisch-technischen Zusammenhänge und die praktische Regelungstechnik im Vordergrund dieses vollständig überarbeiteten Standardwerkes. Soweit mathematische Hilfsmittel für den Praktiker hilfreich sind, werden sie eingesetzt. Alle wesentlichen Fragen der praktischen - analogen und... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...