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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

  • Roman Buildingby Jean-Pierre Adam

    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...

  • 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...

  • Fundamentals of Building Constructionby Edward Allen; Joseph Iano

    Wiley 2013; US$ 135.00

    Note from the publisher: An access card with redemption code for the online  Interactive Resource Center  is included with  all new, print copies  or can be purchased separately. If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access... more...

  • Exercises in Building Constructionby Edward Allen; Joseph Iano

    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...

  • Structural Fire Resistance Experimental Researchby Kathleen H Almand

    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...

  • Flammability Testing of Materials Used in Construction, Transport and Miningby V Apte

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 290.00

    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...

  • Revision der Instandhaltung von Technischen Ausrüstungen in Gebäudenby Arbeitskreis Technische Revision des Deutschen Instituts für Interne Revision e. V

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2009; US$ 24.23

    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...

  • Construction for Interior Designersby Roland Ashcroft

    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...

  • Explosion-Resistant Buildingsby M.Y.H. Bangash

    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...

  • Building on Knowledgeby David Bartholomew

    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...