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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • The History of Gauged Brickworkby Gerard Lynch

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Reinforced Concrete Design of Tall Buildingsby Bungale S. Taranath

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 199.95

    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...

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

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 167.95

    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...

  • Structural Glass Facades and Enclosuresby Mic Patterson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00

    A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO STRUCTURAL GLASS FACADES FOR ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS, AND BUILDERS Once an experimental building form, structural glass facades have matured into a fully robust technology. Structural Glass Facades and Enclosures documents, defines, and categorizes the current state of the art in long-span glass facade design and construction,... more...

  • The Culture of Buildingby Howard Davis

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    All buildings are ultimately the products of building cultures--complex systems of people, relationships, rules, and habits in which design and building are anchored. In this book of thirteen chapter-essays, Davis uses historical, contemporary and cross-cultural examples to describe the structure of such cultures and how they are reflected in the form... more...

  • Olin's Constructionby H. Leslie Simmons

    Wiley 2011; US$ 145.00 US$ 125.67

    Get the updated industry standard for a new age of construction! For more than fifty years, Olin's Construction has been the cornerstone reference in the field for architecture and construction professionals and students. This new edition is an invaluable resource that will provide in-depth coverage for decades to come. You'll find the most up-to-date... more...

  • Complete Book of Framingby Scot Simpson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.95 US$ 20.96

    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 US$ 82.33

    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$ 128.00 US$ 110.93

    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 of buildings... more...

  • Toxic Properties of Polymers and Additives: Directoryby Victor O. Sheftel

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 1990; US$ 144.00

    This directory is a comprehensive guide to the toxicity of over 1000 polymers, monomers and additives used by the rubber and plastics industries. Since the toxic properties of materials are determined by the toxic properties of the substance released by them, a significant proportion of the book deals with monomers, plasticisers, stabilisers, and other... more...