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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • 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...

  • Architectural Design in Steelby Mark Lawson; Peter Trebilcock

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 136.95

    Steelwork offers the opportunity for architectural expression, as well as being structurally versatile and adaptable material. Good detailing is vital because it affects structural performance, costs, buildability and, perhaps most importantly, appearance. Whilst the choice of the structural form is often the province of the structural engineer, architects... 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...

  • Construction Technologyby Eric Fleming

    Wiley 2009; US$ 58.95

    This new textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to every aspect of the technology of low-rise construction. It includes sub-structure (site work, setting out and foundations) and superstructure (flooring, roofs, finishes, fittings and fixtures). The material here covers the first year course requirement of all courses on which construction... more...

  • International Directory of Building Research Information and Development Organizationsby Studies and Documentation International Council for Building Research

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 380.00

    Every entry follows a standard pattern: after the address and telephone number of the institution there is a brief description of its history and financial support, followed by the names of the senior staff, total number of staff, the institution's structure and services, its main research programmes and a list of its publications. For this new edition... more...

  • Noise Controlby Colin Hansen

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 231.00

    An excellent learning tool for students and practitioners, this guide to noise control will enable readers to use their knowledge to solve a wide range of industrial noise control problems. Working from basic scientific principles, the author shows how an understanding of sound can be applied to real-world settings, working through several examples... 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...