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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Steel and Composite Structuresby Y.C. Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 231.00

    Steel and Composite Structures: Behaviour and Design for Fire Safety presents a systematic and thorough description of the behaviour of steel and composite structures in fire, and shows how design methods are developed to quantify our understanding. Quantitative descriptions of fire behaviour, heat transfer in construction elements and structural... more...

  • Demolition and Reuse of Concrete and Masonryby E.K. Lauritzen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 420.00

    This book forms the Proceedings of the Third International RILEM Symposium in Odense, Demark in October 1993. It includes reviews and reports of recent developments in the fields of demolition techniques and reuse of waste building materials, and focusses on the integration of demolition and recycling operations in the construction and housing industry. more...

  • Building Fire Performance Analysisby Robert W. Fitzgerald

    Wiley 2004; US$ 149.95

    Around the world, prescriptive building codes and fire safety standards are increasingly being replaced or supplemented by performance-based standards. This book discusses the implications in the industry to provide increased design flexibility, lower costs, improved safety, and even enhanced global trade. The building fire performance evaluation... more...

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

    Wiley 2009; US$ 54.99

    The five volume series, Barry's Construction of Buildings , has been established as a standard text on building technology for many years. However, a substantial update has long been required, and while doing this the opportunity has been taken to reduce five volumes to two in a more user-friendly format. The introductory volume covers domestic... more...

  • Admixtures for Concrete - Improvement of Propertiesby E. Vazques

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 336.00

    Chemical admixtures are used to modify the properties and behaviour of fresh and hardened concrete. They enable more economic construction and the achievement of special properties such as high strength or durability. This book presents new research information from an International RILEM Symposium on six main topics: workability, setting, strength,... more...

  • Concrete Vaulted Construction in Imperial Romeby Lynne C. Lancaster

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 46.00

    This book examines methods and techniques that enabled builders to construct some of the most imposing monuments of ancient Rome. more...

  • Building Services Handbookby Roger Greeno; Fred Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 29.95

    * Topics presented in a highly visual and understandable layout * Ideal for students on general construction or building services courses * Updated in line with the latest revised Building Regulations and Water Supply Regulations * New website resources available Building Services Handbook summarises all elements of building services practice, techniques... more...

  • Handbook of Building Materials for Fire Protectionby Charles Harper

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 131.00

    The first handbook devoted to the coverage of materials in the field of fire engineering. Fire Protection Building Materials Handbook walks you through the challenging maze of choosing form the hundreds of commercially available materials used in buildings today and tells you which burn and /or are weakened during exposure to fire. It is the burning... more...

  • Building Design and Construction Handbook, 6th Editionby Frederick Merritt; Jonathan Ricketts

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 115.00

    A where-would-you-be-without-it handbook covering every single important step in building design and construction, now updated to include key changes in design and construction practices. Surveys materials, structures, soil mechanics and foundations, building types, hardware, insulation, acoustics, plumbing, and more--all the material that will help... more...

  • Insulation Handbookby Richard Bynum

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 65.95

    Plan, implement, and troubleshoot any type of insulation application Invaluable to anyone who wants an in-depth understanding of thermal insulation, Insulation Handbook, by Richard T. Bynum and Daniel L. Rubino, is a thorough guide to all the important methods, materials, and concepts associated with it, along with sound problem-solving advice.... more...