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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

  • Data-Driven Design and Constructionby Randy Deutsch

    Wiley 2015; US$ 75.00

    “In this comprehensive book, Professor Randy Deutsch has unlocked and laid bare the twenty-first century codice nascosto of architecture. It is data. Big data. Data as driver. . .This book offers us the chance to become informed and knowledgeable pursuers of data and the opportunities it offers to making architecture a wonderful, useful, and... more...

  • The Hurricane Preparedness Handbookby Bob Stearns

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Don?t wait until it?s too late. Prepare now! We?ve all seen the ruin that a hurricane can bring. No one can stop a hurricane, but proper preparation can limit damage, protect long-term finances, and even save lives. The Hurricane Preparedness Handbook is an invaluable, step-by-step guide for everyone who lives in a region threatened by these... more...

  • Energy, Environment and Green Building Materialsby Ai Sheng

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 219.95

    The 2014 International Conference on Energy, Environment and Green Building Materials (EEGBM2014) was held November 28-30, 2014, in Guilin, Guangxi. EEGBM2014 provided a valuable opportunity for researchers, scholars and scientists to exchange their new ideas and application experiences face to face together, to establish business or research relations... more...

  • Holzbauby Dipl.-Ing. Willi Mönck; Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Rug; DIN e.V.

    Beuth 2015; US$ 87.79

    Der Praxis-Band "Holzbau" vermittelt kompetent und anschaulich die Grundlagen für Bemessung und Konstruktion von Tragkonstruktionen und Verbindungen des Holzbaus. Die 16. Auflage des bewährten Standardwerks wurde auf Basis des inzwischen bauaufsichtlich eingeführten Eurocodes 5 "Bemessung und Konstruktion von Holzbauten" vollständig... more...

  • Mindestanforderungen an den baulichen Wärmeschutzby Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Ackermann; Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz Feldmeier; Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kurt Kießl; Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sven Steinbach; DIN e.V.

    Beuth 2015; US$ 49.62

    Die Neufassung der DIN 4108-2:2013-02 legt Mindestanforderungen an den baulichen Wärmeschutz fest. Sie dient u. a. der Sicherung einer zumutbaren Innenraumtemperatur während des Sommers und der Vermeidung von Schimmelpilzen Bauteil-Innenoberflächen. Dieser Beuth-Kommentar macht den Anwender mit den Änderungen und neuen Inhalten der Norm bekannt. Im... more...

  • Architecturally Exposed Structural Steelby Terri Meyer Boake

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 70.00

    This book provides the means for a better control and purposeful consideration of Architecturally Exposed Structural Steel (AESS). It deploys a detailed categorization of AESS uses according to design context, building typology and visual exposure. In a rare combination, this approach makes high-quality benchmarks compatible with economies... more...

  • RA The Book Vol 1by Roger D'Arcy; Hugh Flynn; Neil Waving

    M-Y Books 2015; US$ 9.99

    second; world; war; women; resistance; war; nazi; ardeche; maquis; french; france; agent ; french resistance; nazi; war; french; warfare; resistance; nazi germany; ss; second; auvergne; maquis; wartime memories; war in europe; french women; french forces of the interior; nazi occupation; nazi era europe; war diary; war and love; war adventure more...

  • Sustainable Timber Designby Michael Dickson; Dave Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    This new resource covers the material selection, structural design and connections detailing of truly sustainable timber buildings through: consideration of the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction, including the importance of forestry and conservation a review of modern techniques to improve the durability, fire resistance... more...

  • Construction Materials and Structuresby S.O. Ekolu; M. Dundu; X. Gao

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 326.00

    The two volumes of these Proceedings contain about 200 conference papers and 10 keynote papers presented at the First International Conference on Construction Materials and Structures, held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 24 to 26 November 2014. It includes sections on Materials and characterization; Durability of construction materials; Structural... more...

  • Tragende Kunststoffbauteileby Bau-Überwachungsverein (BÜV e. V.)

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 29.99

    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...