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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 133.95
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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 135.00 US$ 117.00
Note from the publisher: 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... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 40.00 US$ 34.67
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...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 48.29
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...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 300.00
Engineers need to be able to test the flammability of the materials they use in buildings and other structures. However, the range of test procedures and regulations in this important area is often confusing. Flammability testing of materials used in construction, transport and mining provides an authoritative guide to current best practice in ensuring... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 127.95
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 Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 313.38
Manynationshavebecomevictimsofterrorism. Bombshaveexplodedinand around buildings and other structures. Such events have generated cons- erable concern over the ability of countries and governments to protect - stallations and their occupants against a potential threat of terrorism. Many countries have established defence agencies and research councils... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 118.00 US$ 102.27
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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 21.70
Mit dieser, vom Bau-Überwachungsverein (BÜV) herausgegebenen Empfehlung für die Bemessung und Konstruktion tragender Kunststoffbauteile, wird dem Planer, ausgehend von den ingenieurtechnischen Grundlagen, die Planung, Berechnung und Ausführung von Bauteilen in Kunststoff praxisnah erläutert. Einen besonderen Schwerpunkt bilden dabei die ausführlichen... more...