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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Sustainable Use of Wood in Constructionby Jim Coulson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 80.00

    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...

  • Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Designby Michael Crosbie; Donald Watson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 172.00

    Since its release in 1946, this has been one of the most widely recognized and respected resources for architects, engineers, and designers, bringing together the knowledge, techniques, and skills of some of the most well-known experts in the field. The new Eighth Edition takes a fresh, visual approach to the information architects need to access... more...

  • Versatzmarken im antiken griechischen Bauwesenby Ulf Weber

    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...

  • Vieweg Handbuch Bauphysik Teil 2by Wolfgang M. Willems; Kai Schild; Simone Dinter

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2007; US$ 49.95

    Nun ist es also vollbracht! Nach mehr als eineinhalb Jahren der Bearbeitung und na- dem dieses Buch zeitweise zum unfreiwilligen Mittelpunkt unseres Lebens wurde, liegt nun ein Werk vor, welches mit etwa 1200 Seiten Umfang in zwei Teilen sicherlich ohne Übertreibung als das umfangreichste Buch zum Thema Bauphysik bezeichnet werden darf. Das Fachgebiet... more...

  • A life cycle approach to buildingsby Niklaus Kohler; Holger König; Johannes Kreissig; Thomas Lützkendorf

    DETAIL 2010; US$ 84.00

    A building's entire life cycle ââ?¬â?? from construction through occupation, cycles of renovation and repairs, up to demolition and disposal, impacts the flow of materials thereby created. The decisive path of a building's environmental impact is however usually set early in the planning phase, at a time when planners often still lack knowledge about... more...

  • Admixtures for Concrete - Improvement of Propertiesby E. Vazques

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 353.00

    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...

  • Advances in Fire Retardant Materialsby A. Richard Horrocks; D. Price

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 325.00

    This important book provides a comprehensive account of the advances that have occurred in fire science in relation to a broad range of materials. The manufacture of fire retardant materials is an active area of research, the understanding of which can improve safety as well as the marketability of a product. The first part of the book reviews the... more...

  • Aggregates in Concreteby Mark Alexander; Sidney Mindess

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 243.00

    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 of their... more...

  • Architectural Design in Steelby Mark Lawson; Peter Trebilcock

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 136.95

    Steelwork offers the opportunity for architectural expression, as well as being structurally versatile and adaptable material. Good detailing is vital because it affects structural performance, costs, buildability and, perhaps most importantly, appearance. Whilst the choice of the structural form is often the province of the structural engineer, architects... more...

  • Architecture and Construction in Steelby Alan Blanc; Michael McEvoy; Roger Plank

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a comprehensive guide to the successful use of steel in building and will form a unique source of inspiration and reference for all those concerned with architecture in steel. more...