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  • Carpentry and Joinery Book 2by David R. Bates

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    Complementing Book 1of the same title, this text takes the student up to the City and Guilds full Craft Certificate level. All aspects of the course are dealt with, along with the associated scientific background, mathematical calculations and drawings required. Although prior knowledge of the subject as provided in Book 1 is assumed , important principles... more...

  • Carpentry and Joinery: Work Activitiesby Chris Tooke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This highly illustrated textbook is written to meet the needs of candidates studying for the NVQ levels 2 and 3 in Carpentry and Joinery, and other courses at this level. Each chapter covers a specific activity such as constructing stairs or windows and includes the selection of produced components, setting out, marking out, assembly and fixing. The... more...

  • Building Services Design Managementby Jackie Portman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 70.50

    Building services refers to the equipment and systems that contribute to controlling the internal environment to make it safe and comfortable to occupy. They also support the requirements of processes and business functions within buildings, for example manufacturing and assembly operations, medical procedures, warehousing and storage of materials,... more...

  • The Hempcrete Bookby Alex Sparrow; William Stanwix

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 42.88

    The Hempcrete Book is a detailed practical manual for architects, surveyors, professional builders and self-builders. It explains how to source and mix hempcrete and how to use it in new builds and restoration. In colour throughout, fully illustrated with beautiful photographs, this book provides a full explanation of construction techniques, highlighting... more...

  • 2006 International Building Code Companionby R. Woodson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 65.00

    A User-Friendly Guide to the 2006 International Building Code that Helps You Interpret and Apply Codes Quickly and Easily! Turn to the 2006 International Building Code Companion for a clear, conversational approach to interpreting and applying the Code on the job. Written by renowned construction author R. Dodge Woodson, this practical reference... more...

  • Understanding the Building Regulationsby Simon Polley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Do you need a concise, jargon-free and compact guide to the UK building regulations? Simon Polley boils down the regulations to their basic features, explaining the core principles behind them. Easy to read and light enough to carry around with you, this is the ideal introduction to a vital part of your remit as a building control officer, architect... more...

  • Ferry and Brandon's Cost Planning of Buildingsby Richard Kirkham

    Wiley 2014; US$ 39.00

    This new edition of the classic quantity surveying textbook retains its basic structure but has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent changes in the industry, especially in procurement. Although over the last 20 years a number of new procurement methods have evolved and become adopted, the recession has seen many clients revert to established... more...

  • Traditional Construction Patternsby Stephen Mouzon; Susan Henderson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 55.00

    * A hands-on, well-illustrated reference that helps architects and contractors avoid making common errors in traditional construction details * Graphical approach allows users to quickly visualize design solutions * Lists the rules-of-thumb for each detail, and correct and incorrect examples of how to design or construct each detail more...

  • Adsorption Refrigeration Technologyby Ruzhu Wang; Liwei Wang; Jingyi Wu

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    Gives readers a detailed understanding of adsorption refrigeration technology, with a focus on practical applications and environmental concerns Systematically covering the technology of adsorption refrigeration, this book provides readers with a technical understanding of the topic as well as detailed information on the state-of-the-art from leading... more...

  • Industrial Refrigeration Handbookby Wilbert Stoecker

    McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 150.00

    Drawing from the best of the widely dispersed literature in the field and the authorŐs vast professional knowledge and experience, here is todayŐs most exhaustive, one-stop coverage of the fundamentals, design, installation, and operation of industrial refrigeration systems. Detailing the industry changes caused by the conversion from CFCs to non-ozone-depleting... more...