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  • Forensic Engineeringby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 159.95

    A comprehensive resource that builds a bridge between engineering disciplines and the building sciences and trades, Forensic Engineering: Damage Assessments for Residential and Commercial Structures provides an extensive look into the world of forensic engineering. With a focus on investigations associated with insurance industry claims, the book... more...

  • The Integrative Design Guide to Green Buildingby 7group; Bill Reed; S. Rick Fedrizzi

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00

    "The members of 7group and Bill Reed are examples writ large of the kind of leadership that is taking this idea of green building and forming it into reality, by helping change minds, building practice, and design process." —from the Foreword by S. Rick Fedrizzi President, CEO, and Founding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council A whole-building... more...

  • The Graphic Standards Guide to Architectural Finishesby ARCOM; The American Institute of Architects; Elena M. S. Garrison

    Wiley 2003; US$ 150.00

    From ARCOM and The American Institute of Architects A complete visual guide to choosing and using finish materials In this unique guide, the authors of MASTERSPEC and Architectural Graphic Standards join forces to offer architects vital single-source access to the unbiased information they need to evaluate, select, and specify the best finish materials... more...

  • Fire from First Principlesby John Abrahams; Paul Stollard

    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...

  • 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...

  • Fundamentals of mold growth in indoor environments and strategies for healthy livingby Olaf C.G. Adan; Robert A. Samson

    Springer 2011; US$ 139.00

    Today, indoor mold and moisture, and their associated health effects, are a society-wide problem. The economic consequences of indoor mold and moisture are enormous. Their global dimension has been emphasized in several recent international publications, stressing that the most important means for avoiding adverse health effects is the prevention (or... more...

  • Smart Materials and Technologies in Architectureby Michelle Addington; Daniel Schodek

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 83.95

    Today, architects and designers are beginning to look toward developments in new "smart" or "intelligent" materials and technologies for solutions to long-standing problems in building design. However, these new materials have so far been applied in a diverse but largely idiosyncratic nature, because relatively few architects have access to information... more...

  • Construction Scheduling, Cost Optimization and Managementby Hojjat Adeli; Asim Karim

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 199.95

    Construction Scheduling, Cost Optimization and Management presents a general mathematical formula for the scheduling of construction projects. Using this formula, repetitive and non-repetitive tasks, work continuity considerations, multiple-crew strategies, and the effects of varying job conditions on the performance of a crew can be modelled.L This... more...

  • Handbook of Food Process Designby Jasim Ahmed; Mohammad Shafuir Rahman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 540.00

    In the 21st Century, processing food is no longer a simple or straightforward matter. Ongoing advances in manufacturing have placed new demands on the design and methodology of food processes. A highly interdisciplinary science, food process design draws upon the principles of chemical and mechanical engineering, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition... more...

  • Sustainable Facadesby Ajla Aksamija

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00

    Practical information on designing sustainable, energy-efficient building facades As energy and other natural resources are being depleted, it has become clear that technologies and strategies that allow us to maintain our satisfaction with interior environments while consuming less of these resources are major objectives of contemporary facade... more...