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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 70.00
The third edition of this well established introduction to building fire safety explains from first principles the basic strategies of fire-safety design available to the building and construction professional. Providing an introduction to the theoretical basis of fire-safety engineering and fire-risk assessment, it will enable the design team to consider... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 130.00
With over 750 illustrations, Roman Buildings is a thorough and systematic examination of Roman architecture and building practice, looking at large-scale public buildings as well as more modest homes and shops. Placing emphasis on the technical aspects of the subject, the author follows the process of building through each stage -- from quarry to... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 40.00
This essential companion to Fundamentals of Building Construction, Sixth Edition, involves students in the types of everyday issues faced by professional building architects. Exercises in Building Construction, Sixth Edition, offers students a hands-on way to apply material learned in the core book by featuring: *Forty-six real world construction... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 135.00
Now in its sixth edition, this bestselling reference focuses on the basic materials and methods used in building construction. Emphasizing common construction systems such as light wood frame, masonry bearing wall, steel frame, and reinforced concrete construction, the new edition includes new information on building materials properties; the latest... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
Structural Fire Resistance Experimental Research - Priority Needs of U.S. Industry provides a synthesis of stakeholder input to a prioritized agenda for research at the National Fire Research Laboratory (NFRL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) designed to accelerate the implementation of performance-based fire engineering... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2009; US$ 26.35
Hauptbeschreibung Der Arbeitskreis "Technische Revision" im IIR legt in dieser Neuerscheinung die Erarbeitung eines Fragenkatalogs für die Revision der "Instandhaltung von Technischen Ausrüstungen in Gebäuden" vor. Diese Ausarbeitung schließt an die IIR-Schriftenreihe Nr. 13 "Revision der Instandhaltung von Bauwerken und Außenanlagen" an. Über... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 123.99
Construction for Interior Designers is a highly readable, comprehensive and informative text proving all the technical information required. The second edition has been fully updated to reflect the 1991 amendments if the 1985 Building Regulations and includes a new chapter on environmental issues affecting construction. Important concepts are explained... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 379.00
Highlights various aspects of the analysis and design of buildings subject to impact, explosion, and fire. This reference book includes three-dimensional finite element and discrete element techniques. They are applied to buildings such as the World Trade Center Towers and the Federal Building in Oklahoma. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 110.00
This guide shows design practices and other construction professionals how to manage knowledge successfully. It explains how to develop and implement a knowledge management strategy, and how to avoid the pitfalls, focusing on the techniques of learning and knowledge sharing that are most relevant in professional practice. Expensive IT-based ‘solutions’... more...