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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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

    Wiley 2009; US$ 160.00

    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 virtual... more...

  • Building Services Handbookby Roger Greeno; Fred Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 35.95

    * Ideal for students on general construction and building services courses * Each topic presented concisely using plain language and clear drawings * Incorporates updated references to relevant regulations and practice standards * Includes established and contemporary practice * Website resources available Building Services Handbook... more...

  • The History of Gauged Brickworkby Gerard Lynch

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 135.00

    This book takes a look at the history and use of cut, rubbed and gauged brickwork; the use of tools and equipment and the differences between historic and contemporary bricks with a view to inform conservation and restoration decisions. The book uses case studies from England, Ireland and the US to illustrate the use of different materials and techniques... more...

  • Construction Management and Design of Industrial Concrete and Steel Structuresby Mohamed A. El-Reedy

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 159.95

    The recent worldwide boom in industrial construction and the corresponding billions of dollars spent every year in industrial, oil, gas, and petrochemical and power generation project, has created fierce competition for these projects. Strong management and technical competence will bring your projects in on time and on budget. An in-depth exploration... more...

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

    Springer 2010; US$ 89.99

    Die prozessorientierte Leistungsermittlung von Baugeräten ist Grundlage für die Planung der Ausführung, Auswahl und Anzahl der Geräte sind für die Termin- und Kostenplanung unverzichtbar. Das Handbuch behandelt die Leistungsermittlung in den Bereichen Erd-, Hoch-, Tief-, Spezialtief- und Tunnelbau, bietet Entscheidungshilfen bei der Wahl der Geräte... more...

  • The Culture of Buildingby Howard Davis

    Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 33.99

    The Culture of Building describes how the built world, including the vast number of buildings that are the settings for people's everyday lives, is the product of building cultures--complex systems of people, relationships, building types, techniques, and habits in which design and building are anchored. These cultures include builders, bankers,... more...

  • Complete Book of Framingby Scot Simpson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.95

    The updated easy-to-learn reference for rough carpentry and framing Complete Book of Framing, Second Edition is an updated, easy-to-learn guide to rough carpentry and framing written by an expert with more than thirty years of framing experience. This book guides the reader through the steps on framing floors, walls, roofs, door and window openings,... more...

  • Construction of Architectureby Ralph W. Liebing

    Wiley 2011; US$ 95.00

    Buildings don't just appear. While the aesthetics and theory of architecture have their glamour, architecture would not exist without the hands-on, nuts-and-bolts process of construction. Construction of Architecture gives architects, contractors, managers, trade workers, and anyone else involved in a building project a thorough overview of the process... more...

  • Enhancing Building Performanceby Shauna Mallory-Hill; Wolfgang F. E. Preiser; Christopher G. Watson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 120.00

    Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) informs and enhances the usability and sustainability of building designs with lessons learned from evaluation of building performance throughout the building life cycle, from initial planning through occupancy to adaptive re-use.  A key feature of BPE is that it examines design and technical performance... more...

  • Construction Crew Supervisionby Karl F. Schmid

    Momentum Press 2009; US$ 37.00

    In this construction supervisor's pocket-sized manual, construction managers and field supervisors alike will find a concise tool kit of leadership skills to motivate and marshal workers onsite. It provides solid, common sense guidelines to preempt, use, and refer to, as problems arise-from unexpected work stoppages to getting better performance and... more...