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  • Mixed Use and Residential Tenants' Rightsby Peta Dollar; Sarah Thompson-Copsey

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 73.95

    The popularity of mixed use buildings has highlighted the need to understand the substantial impact of residential tenants' rights. This book, by authors known for their practical expertise in this highly specialized area, includes a detailed overview of tenants' rights of first refusal under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987, tenants' rights of collective... more...

  • Practical Construction Managementby R. H. B. Ranns; E. J. M. Ranns

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 81.95

    Filled with practical advice for all aspects of the construction manager's role, this invaluable book fills a need for training in this essential subject, to ensure greater efficiency on site and smoother client-contractor relations. Developed as a handy-reference guide for practitioners and also useful for students, it covers the broad range of... more...

  • Low Energy Low Carbon Architectureby Khaled Al-Sallal

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    Providing a complete and in-depth overview of the available knowledge in the area of low energy and low carbon architecture. The scope of this edited book includes several important topics ranging from chapters giving a broad view of the progressing models in ecologically responsible environments to other chapters focussing on recent advances in design... more...

  • Effiziente Terminplanung von Bauprojektenby Rolf Reppert

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 9.99

    RolfReppert hat ein prägnantes Einführungswerk zur Planung und Kontrolle vonTerminen in der Baubranche verfasst. Der Leser wird schnell über die einzelnenPlanungsschritte an das effiziente Arbeiten mit einer EDV-gestützten Terminplanungherangeführt. Damit kann er in kurzer Zeit einen guten Terminplan aufstellenund hat damit eine Grundlage für die... more...

  • Solar Cooling and Dehumidifyingby A R Martinez

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

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  • Baubegleitender Bodenschutz auf Baustellenby Ulrike Meyer; Anne Wienigk

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 9.99

    In diesem essential stellen die Autorinnen den baubegleitenden Bodenschutz als ein wirksamesInstrument zur Vermeidung und Verhinderung von Bodenschäden auf Baustellen vor.Sie veranschaulichen relevante Eigenschaften von Böden, stellen gravierende Schädendes Bodens auf Baustellen vor, zeigen aber auch Maßnahmen zur Bodenschonung auf.Leicht wird erkennbar,... more...

  • Seismic Design Aids for Nonlinear Pushover Analysis of Reinforced Concrete and Steel Bridgesby Jeffrey Ger; Franklin Y. Cheng

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 142.95

    Nonlinear static monotonic (pushover) analysis has become a common practice in performance-based bridge seismic design. The popularity of pushover analysis is due to its ability to identify the failure modes and the design limit states of bridge piers and to provide the progressive collapse sequence of damaged bridges when subjected to major earthquakes.... more...

  • Structural Analysis and Design of Tall Buildingsby Bungale S. Taranath

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 202.95

    As software skills rise to the forefront of design concerns, the art of structural conceptualization is often minimized. Structural engineering, however, requires the marriage of artistic and intuitive designs with mathematical accuracy and detail. Computer analysis works to solidify and extend the creative idea or concept that might have started... more...

  • Design of Modern Steel Railway Bridgesby John F. Unsworth

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 164.95

    Perhaps the first book on this topic in more than 50 years, Design of Modern Steel Railway Bridges focuses not only on new steel superstructures but also outlines principles and methods that are useful for the maintenance and rehabilitation of existing steel railway bridges. It complements the recommended practices of the American Railway Engineering... more...

  • Fire Protection for Commercial Facilitiesby Mark Bromann

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    When confronted with a fire protection problem, building management is often desperately short on information and know-how in this critical component of protection for their own facility. It is not that the material is hard to grasp, but that there is so much of it that makes the task seem so daunting. Touching on the many subfields of fire protection... more...