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  • Audel Guide to the 2011 National Electrical Codeby Paul Rosenberg

    Wiley 2011; US$ 45.00

    The NEC is updated every 3 years with some of the anticipated changes include new requirements to sections while some of the changes include entirely new articles. Some changes are revisions to existing requirements while others are deletions to some existing requirements. As with the last edition of this book the author will use an icon or other graphical... more...

  • Sustainability of Concreteby Pierre-Claude Aïtcin; Sidney Mindess

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 220.00

    Production of Portland cement is responsible for about seven percent of the world?s greenhouse gas emissions. The pressure to make the production of concrete more sustainable, or "greener", is considerable and increasing. This requires a wholesale shift in processes, materials and methods in the concrete industry. Pure Portland cement will need... more...

  • Steel Detailers' Manualby Alan Hayward; Frank Weare; A. C. Oakhill

    Wiley 2011; US$ 120.00

    This highly illustrated manual provides practical guidance on structural steelwork detailing. It: · describes the common structural shapes in use and how they are joined to form members and complete structures · explains detailing practice and conventions · provides detailing data for standard sections, bolts and welds ·... more...

  • 15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Geniusby Simon Monk

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 25.00

    UNLEASH YOUR INNER MAD SCIENTIST! "Wonderful. I learned a lot reading the detailed but easy to understand instructions."--BoingBoing This wickedly inventive guide explains how to design and build 15 fiendishly fun electronics projects. Filled with photos and illustrations, 15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius includes step-by-step... more...

  • New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practiceby Duncan Cartlidge

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 55.95

    As we enter the second decade of the twenty-first century, the pressures on the Quantity Surveying profession continue to change and evolve, and so the third edition of this trusted textbook includes new chapters to help students and professionals deal with the new issues they face. Material addressing issues such as procurement, IT, global markets... more...

  • Graphic Standards Field Guide to Residential Constructionby Dennis J. Hall; Nina M. Giglio

    Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00

    A must-have reference to more than 100 common residential conditions—from accessibility issues to working with zinc Practical information that the architect, engineer, contractor and homeowner can access quickly, with over 230 supporting tables photos and details Identifies frequently used reference standards, acceptable practices, and other... more...

  • 2011 National Electrical Code Chapter-By-Chapterby David Herres

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 42.00

    A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO THE 2011 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE Written by a Master Electrician, 2011 National Electrical Code Chapter-by-Chapter offers an in-depth analysis of the NEC with particular attention to the order in which various elements appear. This practical resource provides the knowledge you need to pass the Master Electrician's License... more...

  • How to Design and Build Your Ideal Woodshopby Bill Stankus

    F+W Media 2001; US$ 27.99

    Turn your vision of the perfect woodshop into reality! Picture your ideal woodshop: tools neatly stored within the reach, plenty of space for lumber and materials, ample ventilation, lighting and electrical outlets. Everything you need, exactly the way you want it. Whether your woodshop is in the garage, basement, outbuilding, attic or even a... more...

  • HVAC Design Sourcebookby W. Larsen Angel

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 75.00

    THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO HVAC DESIGN This practical manual describes the HVAC system design process step by step using photographs, drawings, and a discussion of pertinent design considerations for different types of HVAC components and systems. Photographs of HVAC components in their installed condition illustrate actual size and proper configuration.... more...

  • The Analysis of Irregular Shaped Structures Diaphragms and Shear Wallsby R. Terry Malone; Robert Rice

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 130.00

    A Complete Guide to Solving Lateral Load Path Problems The Analysis of Irregular Shaped Structures: Diaphragms and Shear Walls explains how to calculate the forces to be transferred across multiple discontinuities and reflect the design requirements on construction documents. Step-by-step examples offer progressive coverage, from basic to very... more...