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  • Building Stone Wallsby John Vivian

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2014; US$ 11.95

    John Vivian tells you everything you need to know to build your own stone walls from start to finish. He covers everything from basic equipment and materials to building retaining walls, building in gates and stiles, moving boulders, and using lower-quality stone. Clear, detailed drawings show exactly what to do and how to avoid problems. more...

  • Kevin McCloud?s 43 Principles of Home: Enjoying Life in the 21st Centuryby Kevin McCloud

    HarperCollins Publishers 2010; Not Available

    Kevin McCloud?s 43 Principles of Home represents a landmark piece of interiors publishing. more...

  • Kevin McCloud?s Principles of Home: Making a Place to Liveby Kevin McCloud

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available

    A practical paperback edition of the landmark design manifesto from the UK?s favourite design guru. more...

  • Praxis des Bauprozessmanagementsby Christoph Motzko

    Wiley 2013; US$ 43.50

    Das Buch behandelt den Komplex des Bauprozessmanagements aus baupraktischer Sicht und zeigt, wie durch Prozessoptimierung, Industrialisierung und Anwendung neuer Technologien (Sensortechnik, digitale Kommunikation, Echtzeitsteuerung etc.) die Wirtschaftlichkeit von Bauprojekten erheblich gesteigert werden kann. Ausgewiesene Experten und namhafte Unternehmen... more...

  • Soil-Structure Interactionby A.S. Cakmak

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Despite advances in the field of geotechnical earthquake engineering, earthquakes continue to cause loss of life and property in one part of the world or another. The Third International Conference on Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, 22nd to 24th June 1987, provided an opportunity for participants... more...

  • Modellierung des Konstruktionsprozesses von Gießerei-Modelleinrichtungenby Uwe Neumann

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2013; US$ 44.89

    In der Ausbildung im Modell-, Formen- und Werkzeugbau ist die Konstruktion von Gießerei-Modelleinrichtungen eine zentrale Aufgabe - insbesondere aus didaktischen Gründen. Konkrete Handlungsanweisungen hierfür gab es bisher nicht. Aus diesem Grund hat der Autor in seiner Dissertation zunächst die klassischen Arbeitsabläufe analysiert, die Strukturen... more...

  • Design of Steel-Concrete Composite Bridges to Eurocodesby Ioannis Vayas

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 195.00

    Combining a theoretical background with engineering practice, Design of Steel-Concrete Composite Bridges to Eurocodes covers the conceptual and detailed design of composite bridges in accordance with the Eurocodes. Bridge design is strongly based on prescriptive normative rules regarding loads and their combinations, safety factors, material properties,... more...

  • Durability of Bridge Structuresby Khaled Mahmoud

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 159.95

    On Thursday evening, May 23, 2013, the Interstate 5 Bridge over the Skagit River in Washington state collapsed due to impact by an oversize truck, dumping vehicles and people into the water. Fortunately, the bridge is located in a rural area and nobody was killed in the accident, but three people were rescued after their cars plunged into the frigid... more...

  • Contractual Procedures in the Construction Industryby Allan Ashworth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 82.99

    Contractual Procedures in the Construction Industry provides students of Building and Surveying, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, and Project Management with a comprehensive understanding of the subject. It reinforces the changes that are taking place within the construction industry, such as how it is organised and the way in which... more...

  • Understanding Housing Defectsby Duncan Marshall; Derek Worthing; Roger Heath

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    This third edition of Understanding Housing Defects provides a coherent and comprehensive introduction to the causes, investigation and diagnosis of defects in housing. Each of the eighteen chapters covers a specific building element and includes a brief introduction setting out construction principles and the evolution of current practice. Each... more...