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  • Sustainable Buildings and Structuresby Jun Xia

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 229.95

    Sustainable Buildings and Structures collects the contributions presented at the 1 st International Conference on Sustainable Buildings and Structures (Suzhou, China, 29 October-1 November 2016). The book aims to share thoughts and ideas on sustainable approaches to urban planning, engineering design and construction. The topics discussed include:... more...

  • Reinforced Concrete Structures: Analysis and Design, Second Editionby David P.E. S.E. Ph.D. Fanella

    McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 150.00

    This comprehensive guide to reinforced concrete structures has been fully revised to cover 2014 updates to the ACI 318 Structural Concrete code Reinforced Concrete Structures: Analysis and Design, Second Edition offers clear explanations of the underlying principles behind reinforced concrete design and provides easy-to-follow analysis, design,... more...

  • Decorative Plasterwork in Great Britainby Geoffrey Beard; Jeff Orton; Richard Ireland

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 70.00

    Decorative plasterwork was created by skilled craftsmen, and for over four hundred years it has been an essential part of the interior decoration of the British country house. In this detailed and comprehensive study, Geoffrey Beard has created a book that will delight the eye and inform the interested reader. For those who have sometimes been puzzled... more...

  • Practical Masonry: A Guide to the Art of Stone Cuttingby William R. Purchase

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Regarded by many as the stonemason's bible, Practical Masonry has for many years been one of the best technical stone masonry books available for both apprentices and experienced masons. Originally written in 1896 and published by Crosby Lockwood & Son of London, it met with great acclaim and the correspondence received by the author was that of... more...

  • Specifications in Detailby Frank W. Macey

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 95.00

    Sir Roger Pratt's "Rules for the Guidance of Architects", written on 7 December 1665, included the following statements which embody succinctly the principles of the specification of building works and indeed of contract administration, and are as true today as they were nearly 350 years ago: To determine anything without due premeditation is rashness.... more...

  • Cements, Limes and Plastersby Edwin Clarence Eckel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 100.00

    Edwin Eckel's exceptionally detailed volume, published in 1928, presents a wealth of information drawing on his own research as well as the work of all the eminent international authorities in the field of lime mortars and cements. It captures the fascinating development of building materials from the nineteenth century through the first quarter of... more...

  • Adams' Building Constructionby Henry Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00

    Henry Adams' Building Construction was first published in 1906. It was reprinted several times and revised in 1912 with the addition of 24 pages on reinforced concrete. Beautifully illustrated with over 2,300 engravings and twelve tinted plates, it is reprinted here, unabridged, for the first time in nearly one hundred years. Adams' work sits comfortably... more...

  • Value Management in Construction and Real Estateby Geoffrey Q. P. Shen; Ann T. W. Yu

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This cutting edge study explores alternative methods and tools to obtain value for money while maintaining quality in construction projects, especially large and complex ones. Extensive references throughout will help the reader develop a deeper understanding of the methodology, and self-study questions help to keep you on track. Ideal as a reference... more...

  • Eurocode 3 Bemessung und Konstruktion von Stahlbautenby bauforumstahl e.V.

    Wiley 2015; US$ 93.95

    Für die praktische Anwendung von Eurocode 3 DIN EN 1993 Teil 1-8 "Bemessung und Konstruktion von Stahlbauten; Anschlüsse" wird mit diesem Buch eine konsolidierte Normfassung vorgelegt: Diese besteht in dem berichtigten Eurocode 3-Text, der mit den nationalen Regelungen in den jeweiligen Absätzen, Gleichungen und Bildern zu einem durchgängig... more...

  • Asphalt Materials Science and Technologyby James G. Speight

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00

    Asphalt is a complex but popular civil engineering material. Design engineers must understand these complexities in order to optimize its use. Whether or not it is used to pave a busy highway, waterproof a rooftop or smooth out an airport runway, Asphalt Materials Science and Technology acquaints engineers with the issues and technologies surrounding... more...