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  • Mitchell's Introduction to Buildingby Roger Greeno

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.99

    Introduction to Building provides a comprehensive introduction to various aspects of development and associated building procedures, from initial planning and design through procurement of building work, contractual arrangements and construction techniques. Now in its Fifth Edition, this popular text continues to present an authoritative overview... more...

  • Fawley's Front Lineby Roger Hansford

    The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86

    In one of the most at-risk areas of the country, fire-fighting and preparedness are no laughing matter. Home to the UK's largest refinery, Fawley is vulnerable to petrochemical fires making the fire service vital to the town's infrastructure. Roger Hansford documents the provision and response of the local fire brigades through the century, not least... more...

  • Sustainable Commercial Interiorsby Penny Bonda; Katie Sosnowchik; Summer Minchew

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    Discover new approaches to green design and sustainable building with this comprehensive guide There's a substantial amount of information designers and architects need to understand about sustainability and commercial projects, especially as expectations for professionals in the industry become clearer. Luckily, the second edition of Sustainable... more...

  • Mauerwerk-Kalender 2012by ; Wolfram ger

    Wiley 2014; US$ 68.95

    Der Schwerpunkt dieser Ausgabe liegt auf dem Eurocode 6 mit seinen deutschen Nationalen Anhängen. Die Regelungen der Norm zu Bemessung und Konstruktion sowie zur Ausführung von Mauerwerksbauten werden prägnant erläutert und kommentiert. Somit wird eine wichtige Anwendungshilfe für die Ingenieurpraxis gegeben. Außerdem... more...

  • Mauerwerk-Kalender 2011by ; Wolfram ger

    Wiley 2014; US$ 68.95

    Der Vielseitigkeit von Mauerwerk als Tragstrukturelement, Wandbaustoff mit bauphysikalischen und ästhetischen Funktionen, als Träger von Innovationen in der Fertigteilbauweise und für energiesparendes Bauen wird das Werk im 36. Jahrgang mit einem ausgewogenen Verhältnis von aktuellen und überarbeiteten Beiträgen gerecht.... more...

  • Dust Explosion and Fire Prevention Handbookby Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    This handy volume is a ready “go to” reference for the chemical engineer, plant manager, process engineer, or chemist working in industrial settings where dust explosions could be a concern, such as the process industries, coal industry, metal industry, and others.  Though dust explosions have been around since the Earth first formed,... more...

  • Tall Buildingsby Mehmet Halis Günel; Hüseyin Emre Ilgin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    The structural challenges of building 800 metres into the sky are substantial, and include several factors which do not affect low-rise construction. This book focusses on these areas specifically to provide the architectural and structural knowledge which must be taken into account in order to design tall buildings successfully. In presenting examples... more...

  • Guidelines for Determining the Probability of Ignition of a Released Flammable Massby CCPS

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95

    Complemented by an estimating tool spreadsheet based on a fixed set of chemicals to assist in risk estimations, Probability of Ignition of a Released Flammable Mass converts a "best guess" to a calculated value based on available information and current technology. The text documents and explains the science and background of the technology-based... more...

  • Building Inspection Manualby Karl F. Schimd

    Momentum Press 2014; US$ 81.00

    This new book synthesizes a wide range of interdisciplinary literature to provide the state-of-the art of biomedical implants. It discusses materials and explains the three basic requirements for implant success from a surface engineering perspective: biological compatibility, biomechanical compatibility, morphological compatibility. Biomedical, mechanical,... more...

  • R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industryby Keith Hampson; Judy A. Kraatz; Adriana X. Sanchez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry brings together contributions from leading industry researchers in a diverse group of countries to investigate the role of research and development (R&D) in the construction industry. Investment in R&D is a proven factor in economic growth, and helps develop a more productive and innovative... more...