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- Wiley 2014; US$ 46.95
Robin Barry's Construction of Buildings was first published in 1958 in 5 volumes, rapidly becoming a standard text on construction. In its current 2 volume format Barry remains hugely popular with both students and lecturers of construction and related disciplines. The third edition of Barry’s Introduction to Construction of Buildings provides... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95
Due to the emphasis on replacing halogenated flame retardants with alternate technologies, this handbook contains in one place all of the current commercial non-halogenated flame retardant technologies, as well as experimental systems near commercialization. This book focuses on non-halogenated flame retardants in a holistic but practical... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 17.50
The design and construction of progressive glass architecture is explained in detail, the design and detailing of load-bearing glass building elements is explained for practical application. The optimisation of futuristic building envelopes is dealt with in the same detail as the energetic refurbishment of listed facades. Not least, the latest results... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 300.00
Engineers need to be able to test the flammability of the materials they use in buildings and other structures. However, the range of test procedures and regulations in this important area is often confusing. Flammability testing of materials used in construction, transport and mining provides an authoritative guide to current best practice in ensuring... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Life Cycle Assessment addresses the dynamic and dialectic of building and ecology, presenting the key theories and techniques surrounding the use of life cycle assessment data and methods. Architects and construction professionals must assume greater responsibility in helping building owners to understand the implications of making material, manufacturing,... more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00
The ?old? material of wood has been used to construct dwellings of different types since the dawn of mankind. This book documentsthe various recentdevelopments in timber technologies, in particular the engineering bonding techniques, the introduction of digital production techniques, and the innovative material developments of this material.... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 83.00
There is a great deal of innovation in the use of wood in construction, from impressive modern buildings to new construction products that reduce build times and improve building performance. As a renewable resource with proven low embodied energy, wood is both an environmentally responsible and a highly practical choice as a construction material.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
Maths for the Building Trades provides students of all ages with an easy-to-understand guide to the fundamental mathematics that is required in their area of study and beyond. It can be used as a learning programme on its own or in conjunction with the textbooks associated with their chosen trade. The book assumes only a minimum level of mathematical... more...
- Business Expert Press 2014; US$ 19.95
Design-build is a powerful project delivery approach. But how to actuate such power and deliver the design-build promise? This is what this book is all about. It provides the reader with cutting-edge knowledge, know-how, techniques, trade secrets, and best practices to deliver design-build projects in a safe and controlled manner. It covers the entire... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 121.13
Die antiken Griechen errichteten viele bis heute faszinierende Bauwerke wie den Parthenon auf der Athener Akropolis. Sie verfügten über ein hoch entwickeltes Bauwesen, das unter anderem auf der Verwendung von sogenannten Versatzmarken beruhte. Diese Marken bestanden meist aus griechischen Buchstaben, die zur Nummerierung zusammengehöriger Bauteile... more...