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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Response Control and Seismic Isolation of Buildingsby Masahiko Higashino; Shin Okamoto

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    This state of the art report from an international task group (TG44) of CIB, the International Council of Building Research Organizations, presents a highly authoritative guide to the application of innovative technologies on response control and seismic isolation of buildings to practice worldwide. Many countries and cities are located in earthquake-prone... more...

  • Handbook of Building Materials for Fire Protectionby Charles Harper

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 131.00 US$ 114.62

    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...

  • Flame Retardant Polymer Nanocompositesby Alexander B. Morgan; Charles A. Wilkie

    Wiley 2007; US$ 187.00 US$ 162.07

    Flame Retardant Polymer Nanocomposites takes a comprehensive look at polymer nanocomposites for flame retardancy applications and includes nanocomposite fundamentals (theory, design, synthesis, characterization) as well as polymer flammability fundamentals with emphasis on how nanocomposites affect flammability. The book has practical examples from... more...

  • Insulation Handbookby Richard Bynum

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 65.95 US$ 57.71

    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. You?ll... more...

  • Leistungsermittlungshandbuch für Baumaschinen und Bauprozesseby Gerhard Girmscheid

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 69.99

    Die prozessorientierte Leistungsermittlung von Baugeräten ist die Grundlage der Planung der Ausführung. Auswahl und Anzahl der Geräte zur projektspezifischen Optimierung sind die unverzichtbare Basis der Termin- und Kostenplanung (Kalkulation) sowie des Controllings. Der leistungsfähige, wirtschaftliche Baubetrieb ist durch den hoch mechanisierten... more...

  • Implementing IT in Constructionby James Sommerville; Nigel Craig

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 72.95

    Contrary to stereotype, the construction industry has embraced IT with some vigour. Computers are used effectively across the sector and this use is increasing. A range of new issues have emerged in consequence. This practical book draws on direct industrial experience and examines the role of IT within a range of enterprises operating in the construction... more...

  • Building Construction Handbookby Roy Chudley; Roger Greeno

    Taylor & Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    Building Construction Handbook summarises all elements of building construction practice, techniques, components and procedures. Information is presented concisely, in a highly illustrated and accessible style. This is an essential text for all building construction students up to, and including, undergraduate level. It is an ideal resource for... more...

  • Structural Engineer's Pocket Book, 2nd Editionby Fiona Cobb

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 41.95

    The Structural Engineer's Pocket Book is the only compilation of all tables, data, facts and formulae needed for scheme design by structural engineers in a handy-sized format. Bringing together data from many sources into a compact, affordable pocketbook, it saves valuable time spent tracking down information needed regularly. This new and improved... more...

  • Virtual Futures for Design, Construction and Procurementby Peter S. Brandon; Kocatü; Tuba rk

    Wiley 2009; US$ 170.00 US$ 147.33

    This book brings together some of the best practitioners and thinkers from around the world to discuss the likely future of information and communication technologies for the construction industry. It addresses a range of innovative developments, state of the art applications, research work and theoretical arguments with regard to the use of... more...

  • Organizing Do-It-Yourself For Dummiesby Sandra Munson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    Do-it-Yourself Organizing for Dummies Discover how to: Organize a room in five steps Put important organization practices to good use Gather the right tools Create order in every area of your home and your life Sandra Munson Professional home organizer Do-it-Yourself Take control of your space and bring harmony... more...