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- Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 489.00
This concise work provides a general introduction to the design of buildings which must be resistant to the effect of earthquakes. A major part of this design involves the building structure which has a primary role in preventing serious damage or structural collapse. Much of the material presented in this book examines building structures. Due to... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 125.00
A Complete Guide to Solving Lateral Load Path Problems The Analysis of Irregular Shaped Structures: Diaphragms and Shear Walls explains how to calculate the forces to be transferred across multiple discontinuities and reflect the design requirements on construction documents. Step-by-step examples offer progressive coverage, from basic to very... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 95.00
Complete Any Construction Job On Time, within Budget, and According to Specifications Turn to the updated Second Edition of Construction Superintendent's Operations Manual for step-by-step guidance on managing every aspect of complex construction jobs. From handling construction contracts to managing construction components and technology,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 125.00
The state of the art in highway bridge engineering Fully updated with the latest codes and standards, including load and resistance factor design (LRFD), Bridge Engineering , Third Edition covers highway bridge planning, design, construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation. This thoroughly revised reference contains cutting-edge analytical, design,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 70.00
Instant access to the latest geotechnical engineering data Fully updated to include the 2012 International Building Code (IBC), Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook , Second Edition, features a wealth of on-the-job geotechnical and construction related information in a convenient, quick-reference format. This practical resource is filled... more...
Structural Design of Low-Rise Buildings in Cold-Formed Steel, Reinforced Masonry, and Structural TimberMcGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 129.00
A concise guide to the structural design of low-rise buildings in cold-formed steel, reinforced masonry, and structural timber This practical reference discusses the types of low-rise building structural systems, outlines the design process, and explains how to determine structural loadings and load paths pertinent to low-rise buildings. Characteristics... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 129.00
The most complete and current guide to temporary structures in design and construction With significant revisions, updates, and new chapters, Temporary Structures in Construction , Third Edition presents authoritative information on professional practice, codes, standards, design, erection, maintenance, and failures of temporary support and access... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 99.00
Build a Solid Foundation in Masonry Essentials Focusing on brick and concrete block masonry, Masonry Design and Detailing , Sixth Edition is fully up to date with current MSJC codes and the latest LEED and sustainable materials and practices. Information on moisture and air management, adhered stone masonry veneer, and forensic investigations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 209.00
This collection of papers on research into and management of underground structures in salt formations represents the state-of-the-art on applications of salt mechanics in mines and storage caverns for gas/hydrocarbon, radioactive waste and toxic waste disposal. The contributions cover laboratory experiments, constitutive numerical modeling and field... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 105.00
Tested techniques for designing fire-resistant structures Structural Fire Loads bridges the gap between prescriptive and performance-based methods for the design of fire-resistant buildings. The book streamlines complex computer analyses so that an approximate analytical expression can be easily used in structural fire load analysis and design.... more...