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  • Foundation and Anchor Design Guide for Metal Building Systemsby Alexander Newman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 94.00

    Alexander Newman, P.E., F.ASCE is a managing engineer in the Natick, Massachusetts, office of Exponent Failure Analysis Associates, where he is responsible for building collapse and failure investigations around the country. He has more than 30 years of professional experience and has been involved with design and renovation of numerous construction... more...

  • Plumber's Licensing Study Guide, Third Editionby Michael Frankel; R. Woodson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 40.00

    Ch. 1: Definitions Ch. 2: Administrative Policies Ch. 3: Miscellaneous Regulations Ch. 4: Water Supply Ch. 5: Water Heaters Ch. 6: Fixtures Ch. 7: Sanitary Drainage Ch. 8: Indirect Wastes Ch. 9: Vents Ch. 10: Storm Water Drainage Ch 11: Traps, Cleanouts and Special Wastes Ch. 12: Interceptors & Separators Ch. 12: Special Piping and Storage... more...

  • Trenchless Technology: Planning, Equipment, and Methodsby Mohammad Najafi

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 130.00

    Mohammad Najafi, Ph.D., P.E, is the Director of the Center for Underground Infrastructure Research and Education (CUIRE) and Director of Construction and Infrastructure Engineering and Management at the Department of Civil Engineering at The University of Texas at Arlington. He is Founder and Chief Editor of the ASCE Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering... more...

  • Total Construction Project Management, Second Editionby George Ritz; Sidney Levy

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 94.00

    George J. Ritz was a leading expert in construction and project management with 40 years of experience in executing projects in the U.S. and abroad. He worked on a broad spectrum of construction projects, ranging from schools for the physically challenged to world-class petrochemical plants. Mr.Ritz was a registered Professional Engineer and a frequent... more...

  • Understanding Building Failuresby James Douglas; Bill Ransom

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    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$ 48.95

    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...

  • Einführung in den Eurocode 3by Erwin Piechatzek

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 49.95

    Der Eurocode 3 wird im Stahlhochbau vor allem bei europäischen Bauvorhaben eingesetzt. Die Vornorm ENV 1993-1-1 wurde in Deutschland bereits eingeführt und probeweise angewendet. Weit verbreitet ist die Meinung, dass der Eurocode 3 bis auf wenige Ausnahmen identisch zur DIN 18800 sei. Dies trifft nicht zu, spätestens bei der Anwendung werden die Unterschiede... more...

  • Dynamik der Baukonstruktionenby Christian Petersen

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 119.00

    Der Trend zu leichteren Konstruktionen und größeren Spannweiten macht es notwendig, den dynamischen Charakter der Einwirkungen auf Tragsicherheit und Gebrauchstauglichkeit stärker als bisher zu berücksichtigen: neben aerodynamischen und seismischen Phänomenen auch durch Maschinenanlagen, durch den Straßen- und Eisenbahnverkehr sowie von Menschen induzierte... more...

  • Building Stone Wallsby John Vivian

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2014; US$ 11.95

    Introduction Kinds of Stone Equipment Laying Out the Wall Above-Ground Building Ends & Corners Using Not-So-Good Stone Drainage Special Walls Wall Furniture Quarrying Mortar Maintenance Some Other Uses of Stone The Story of a Wall 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...