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  • Soft Shore Protectionby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 219.00

    Global warming, melting polar caps, rising sea levels and intensifying wave-current action, factors responsible for the alarming phenomena of coastal erosion on the one hand and adverse environmental impacts and the high cost of 'hard' protection schemes, on the other, have created interest in the detailed examination of the potential and range of... more...

  • Trends in Structural Mechanicsby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 349.00

    The desire to understand the mechanics of elastic and plastic solids, new materials and the stability, reliability and dynamic behaviour of structures and their components under extreme environmental conditions has dominated research in structural engineering for many decades. Advances in these areas have revolutionized design methods, codes of... more...

  • Reliability Data Collection and Analysisby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    The ever increasing public demand and the setting-up of national and international legislation on safety assessment of potentially dangerous plants require that a correspondingly increased effort be devoted by regulatory bodies and industrial organisations to collect reliability data in order to produce safety analyses. Reliability data are also needed... more...

  • Antifreeze Solutions in Home Fire Sprinkler Systemsby Inc. Code Consultants

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 39.95

    Antifreeze Solutions in Home Fire Sprinkler Systems examines the usage of antifreeze solutions in residential sprinklers, and analyzes their effectiveness in controlling a fire condition and aiding in containment. The book also investigates the possibility of a large-scale ignition occurring from solutions of varying mixtures, and proposes the optimal... more...

  • Fire Flow Water Consumption in Sprinklered and Unsprinklered Buildingsby Inc. Code Consultants

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 54.99

    Fire Flow Water Consumption in Sprinklered and Unsprinklered Buildings offers a detailed analysis for calculating the fire water demand required in buildings with existing and non-existant sprinkler systems. The installation of automatic sprinkler systems can significantly reduce the amount of water needed during a fire, but it requires water for commissioning,... more...

  • The Foundations of Engineering Contractsby F R Roulston **Decd**; M.O'C. Horgan; F.R. Roulston

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00

    This highly readable guide explains the main features of contracts applicable to the design, construction and servicing of civil, building, electrical or mechanical works. The emphasis throughout is on practical guidance, with clear explanations of the essential elements including legality, uncertainty, undue influence, agencies, overseas works, sub-contracts... more...

  • HVACR 201by ACCA; PHCC Educational Foundation; RSES

    Cengage Learning 2009; US$ 94.95

    The second installment in a series of useful and resourceful guides, HVACR 201, continues to build upon the basics of the HVACR trade. The result of a joint effort by industry leading Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), PHCC Educational Foundation Plumbing Apprentice & Journeyman Training Committee (PHCC Educational Foundation), and the... more...

  • HVACR 301by ACCA; PHCC Educational Foundation; RSES

    Cengage Learning 2010; US$ 94.95

    A continuation of the solid skills development and strong theoretical knowledge established with HVACR 101 and HVACR 201, this third installment in the series guides readers through increasingly advanced concepts in the field. Like the rest of the series, HVACR 301 is backed by the high standards and cutting-edge resources of the Air Conditioning Contractors... more...

  • HVACR 401by ACCA; PHCC Educational Foundation; RSES

    Cengage Learning 2011; US$ 94.95

    Hvacr 401: Heat Pumps Sets Itself Apart from Other Books on the Market with Its Emphasis on the Service Technician Perspective, Instead of the Design Engineer Viewpoint. the Book Begins with a Review of the Refrigeration Cycle in Comfort Conditioning, and Gradually Progresses to More In-Depth Topics, Including Electrical Schematics, Maintenance, Geothermal... more...

  • Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2015by AECOM

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 220.00

    This year?s book has a strong approximate estimates section, with most measured works items also presented as composite items. Now in its 34th edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2015 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It covers all the items to be found in... more...