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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Leistungsermittlungshandbuch für Baumaschinen und Bauprozesse (German Edition)by Gerhard Girmscheid

    Springer 2005; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • Advances in Construction Materials 2007by Christian U. Grosse

    Springer 2007; US$ 295.00

    The book is a compilation of recent research results on building construction materials. The construction industry consumes extreme volumes of material, and the growing demand for quality and safety require continuous improvement of materials and material compositions. A deep understanding of material behavior is essential to enable efficient 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...