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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Building Design and Construction Handbook, 6th Editionby Frederick Merritt; Jonathan Ricketts

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 115.00

    A where-would-you-be-without-it handbook covering every single important step in building design and construction, now updated to include key changes in design and construction practices. Surveys materials, structures, soil mechanics and foundations, building types, hardware, insulation, acoustics, plumbing, and more--all the material that will help... 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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95

    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...

  • Organizing Do-It-Yourself For Dummiesby Sandra Munson

    Wiley 2009; 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 back to your life! Do... more...

  • Aggregates in Concreteby Mark Alexander; Sidney Mindess

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 231.00

    Bringing together in one volume the latest research and information, this book provides a detailed guide to the selection and use of aggregates in concrete. After an introduction defining the purpose and role of aggregates in concrete, the authors present an overview of aggregate sources and production techniques, followed by a detailed study... more...

  • Reinforced Concrete Design of Tall Buildingsby Bungale S. Taranath

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 194.95

    An exploration of the world of concrete as it applies to the construction of buildings, Reinforced Concrete Design of Tall Buildings provides a practical perspective on all aspects of reinforced concrete used in the design of structures, with particular focus on tall and ultra-tall buildings. Written by Dr. Bungale S. Taranath, this work explains... more...

  • Modern Constructionby Lincoln H. Forbes; Syed M. Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 145.95

    During the past several decades, the manufacturing and service industries significantly increased their levels of productivity, quality, and profitability through the application of process improvement techniques and information technology. Unfortunately, the construction industry lags far behind in the application of performance improvement and optimization... more...