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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

  • ABC of Nutritionby A. Stewart Truswell

    Wiley 2010; US$ 52.95

    This well established ABC has been updated with new charts, illustrations and guidelines on aspects of nutrition which affect heart disease, blood pressure, chronic diseases such as diabetes and some types of cancer. The book also contains the most current nutritional recommendations for pregnancy and infant feeding as well as advice for children and... more...

  • Admixtures for Concrete - Improvement of Propertiesby E. Vazques

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 336.00

    Chemical admixtures are used to modify the properties and behaviour of fresh and hardened concrete. They enable more economic construction and the achievement of special properties such as high strength or durability. This book presents new research information from an International RILEM Symposium on six main topics: workability, setting, strength,... more...

  • Advanced Concrete Technologyby John Newman; B S Choo

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 138.00

    BBased on the Institute of Concrete Technology's advanced course, the Advanced Concrete Technology series is a comprehensive educational and reference resource for the concrete materials technologist. An expert international team of authors from research, academia, and industry have come together to produce this unique reference source. This first... more...

  • Advanced Concrete Technologyby John Newman; B S Choo

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 138.00

    Based on the Institute of Concrete Technology's Advanced Concrete Technology Course, these four volumes are a comprehensive educational and reference resource for the concrete materials technologist. An expert international team of authors from research, academia and industry has been brought together to produce this unique series. Each volume deals... more...

  • Advanced Concrete Technologyby John Newman; B S Choo

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 138.00

    Based on the Institute of Concrete Technology's Advanced Concrete Technology Course, these four volumes are a comprehensive educational and reference resource for the concrete materials technologist. An expert international team of authors from research, academia and industry has been brought together to produce this unique series. Each volume deals... more...

  • Advanced Concrete Technologyby John Newman; B S Choo

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 138.00

    Based on the Institute of Concrete Technology's Advanced Concrete Technology Course, these four volumes are a comprehensive educational and reference resource for the concrete materials technologist. An expert international team of authors from research, academia and industry has been brought together to produce this unique series. Each volume deals... more...

  • Advanced Concrete Technology by John Newman; B S Choo

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 480.00

    Based on the Institute of Concrete Technology's advanced course, this new four volume series is a comprehensive educational and reference resource for the concrete materials technologist. An expert international team of authors from research, academia and industry has been brought together to produce this unique reference source. Each volume deals... more...

  • Advances in Cement-Based Materialsby Gideon P.A.G. Van Zijl; Billy P. Boshoff

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 164.95

    Collection of selected papers on current advances in high performance construction materials. Contributions deal with the development, characterization, application procedures, performance and structural design of materials with key potential in civil engineering works. Materials treated are fibre reinforced concrete, high performance concrete, self... more...

  • Advances in Construction Materials 2007by Christian U. Grosse

    Springer 2007; US$ 295.00

    The book is a compilation of recent research results on building construction materials. The construction industry consumes extreme volumes of material, and the growing demand for quality and safety require continuous improvement of materials and material compositions. A deep understanding of material behavior is essential to enable efficient construction:... more...

  • Advances in Fire Retardant Materialsby A R Horrocks; D. Price

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 315.00

    This important book provides a comprehensive account of the advances that have occurred in fire science in relation to a broad range of materials. The manufacture of fire retardant materials is an active area of research, the understanding of which can improve safety as well as the marketability of a product. The first part of the book reviews the... more...