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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Materials Experienceby Elvin Karana; Owain Pedgley; Valentina Rognoli

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 68.95

    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...

  • Modern Construction Handbookby Andrew Watts

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 129.95

    The Modern Construction Handbook has become a building construction classic and is used as a textbook in many courses. Its systematic approach with chapters on materials, walls, roofs, construction and environment offers clear and efficient orientation. Digital fabrication techniques are included as well (complementing traditional production... 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...

  • 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. 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...

  • Computational Design of Lightweight Structuresby Benoit Descamps

    Wiley 2014; US$ 73.00

    The author of this book presents a general, robust, and easy-to-use method that can handle many design parameters efficiently. Following an introduction, Chapter 1 presents the general concepts of truss layout optimization, starting from topology optimization where structural component sizes and system connectivity are simultaneously optimized. To... 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... more...

  • Neue Holzbautechnologienby Simone Jeska; Khaled Saleh Pascha; Rainer Hascher

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Das ?alte? Material Holz wird seit Anbeginn der Menschheit zum Bauen von Behausungen unterschiedlicher Art verwendet. Das Buch dokumentiert diese Weiterentwicklungen, insbesondere die ingenieurmäßigen Verbindungstechniken, die Einführung der digitalen Produktionstechniken sowie die innovativen Materialentwicklungen dieses Werkstoffes.... more...