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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Structural Glass Facades and Enclosuresby Mic Patterson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00

    A comprehensive guide to structural glass facades for architects,engineers, and builders Once an experimental building form, structural glass facadeshave matured into a fully robust technology. Structural GlassFacades and Enclosures documents, defines, and categorizes thecurrent state of the art in long-span glass facade design andconstruction, with... 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 andframing Complete Book of Framing, Second Edition is an updated,easy-to-learn guide to rough carpentry and framing written by anexpert with more than thirty years of framing experience. This bookguides the reader through the steps on framing floors, walls,roofs, door and window openings,... more...