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  • Mechanics of Wood Machiningby Etele Csanády; Endre Magoss

    Springer 2012; US$ 139.00

    Wood is one of the most valuable materials for mankind, and since our earliest days wood materials have been widely used. Today we have modern woodworking machine and tools; however, the raw wood materials available are continuously declining. Therefore we are forced to use this precious material more economically, reducing waste wherever possible.... more...

  • Ingenieurholzbau nach Eurocode 5by Klausjü Becker; rgen; Karl Rautenstrauch

    Wiley 2012; US$ 50.50

    Dieses Buch ist das Ergebnis der vollständigen Überarbeitung und Erweiterung des Fachbuches "Ingenieurholzbau nach DIN 1052". Veranlassung dafür ist die bauaufsichtliche Einführung der Eurocodes (EN) mit den zugehörigen Nationalen Anhängen. Die Normen EC0 - DIN EN 1990 "Grundlagen", EC1 - DIN EN 1991 "Einwirkungen" und... more...

  • Understanding Building Failuresby James Douglas; Bill Ransom

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Building defects still continue to plague the construction industry. The lessons learned over the last forty years have not been fully applied. Many new or refurbished buildings still leak or crack. Lack of awareness by designers and installers as to the main mechanisms that trigger such failures remains a problem for the industry. Investigating... more...

  • Collaborative Design Managementby Stephen Emmitt; Kirti Ruikar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The design process has always been central to construction, but recent years have seen its significance increase, and the ways of approaching it multiply. To an increasing degree, other stakeholders such as contractors have input at the design stage, and the designer?s role includes tasks that were traditionally the realm of other professions. ... more...

  • 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...

  • Finite Element Analysis and Design of Metal Structuresby Ehab Ellobody; Ran Feng; Ben Young

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 125.00

    Traditionally, engineers have used laboratory testing to investigate the behavior of metal structures and systems. These numerical models must be carefully developed, calibrated and validated against the available physical test results. They are commonly complex and very expensive. From concept to assembly, Finite Element Analysis and Design of Metal... more...

  • Steel Bridgesby Manfred Hirt; Jean-Paul Lebet

    EFPL Press 2013; US$ 149.95

    This English translation of the successful French edition presents the conception and design of steel and steel-concrete composite bridges, from simple beam bridges to cable supported structures. The book focuses primarily on road bridges, emphasizing the basis of their conception and the fundamentals that must be considered to assure structural safety... more...

  • Property Developmentby Alan Millington

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    "Property Development" includes such considerations as the objectives, functions, roles and methods of operation of all those involved in the development process, the financial aspects of development, social considerations, planning matters, and others, providing readers with the opportunity to develop their understanding of and their expertise in,... more...