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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Building Construction Illustratedby Francis D. K. Ching

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.95 US$ 43.99

    The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning For over three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever, providing... more...

  • Stahlbau-Kalender 2010by Ulrike Kuhlmann

    Wiley 2014; US$ 68.95 US$ 62.06

    F�r die neue Ausgabe des Stahlbau-Kalenders wurde ein Schwerpunkt gesetzt, der in der Planungspraxis zunehmend eine Rolle spielt. Die Verbundbauweise bietet innovative Tragwerksl�sungen f�r den Hoch- und Industriebau. Die erfolgreiche Verbreitung im Hochhaus- und Geschossbau in den letzten 20 Jahren ist den zahlreichen Vorteilen dieser Bauweise... more...

  • Fire Retardancy of Polymersby M Le Bras; S Bourbigot; G Camino; R Delobel

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 290.00

    Covers the following topics: Strategies; Intumescence: Mechanism studies; New intumescent polymetric materials; Flame retarded intumescent textiles; Intumescence - an environmentally friendly process? more...

  • Computational Design of Lightweight Structuresby Benoit Descamps

    Wiley 2014; US$ 76.00 US$ 68.40

    The author of this book presents a general, robust, and easy-to-use method that can handle many design parameters efficiently. Following an introduction, Chapter 1 presents the general concepts of truss layout optimization, starting from topology optimization where structural component sizes and system connectivity are simultaneously optimized. To... more...

  • Insulating Modernismby Kiel Moe

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    What is the best way to consider energy in buildings? For over a century, the building industry has largely focused on ideas of insulation and isolation for its energetic practices. A growing movement of designers claim that other concepts and practices are required for the non-isolated energy systems of architecture. This book describes... more...

  • Neue Holzbautechnologienby Simone Jeska; Khaled Saleh Pascha; Rainer Hascher

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 84.00

    Das „alte“ Material Holz wird seit Anbeginn der Menschheit zum Bauen von Behausungen unterschiedlicher Art verwendet. Nicht ohne Grund, eignet es sich doch aufgrund seiner geringen Dichte bei zugleich hoher Steifigkeit, der guten Verarbeitbarkeit und seiner Beständigkeit hervorragend als Baumaterial. Gegenwärtig ereignet sich eine wegweisende... more...

  • Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildingsby Stephen Emmitt; Christopher A. Gorse

    Wiley 2014; US$ 51.95 US$ 46.76

    Robin Barry's Construction of Buildings was first published in 1958 in 5 volumes, rapidly becoming a standard text on construction. In its current 2 volume format Barry remains hugely popular with both students and lecturers of construction and related disciplines. The third edition of Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings expands and deepens... more...

  • Barry's Introduction to Construction of Buildingsby Stephen Emmitt; Christopher A. Gorse

    Wiley 2014; US$ 46.95 US$ 42.26

    Robin Barry's Construction of Buildings was first published in 1958 in 5 volumes, rapidly becoming a standard text on construction. In its current 2 volume format Barry remains hugely popular with both students and lecturers of construction and related disciplines. The third edition of Barry’s Introduction to Construction of Buildings provides... more...

  • Life Cycle Assessmentby Kathrina Simonen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Life Cycle Assessment addresses the dynamic and dialectic of building and ecology, presenting the key theories and techniques surrounding the use of life cycle assessment data and methods. Architects and construction professionals must assume greater responsibility in helping building owners to understand the implications of making material, manufacturing,... more...

  • The Non-halogenated Flame Retardant Handbookby Alexander B. Morgan; Charles A. Wilkie

    Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95 US$ 180.86

    Due to the emphasis on replacing halogenated flame retardants with alternate technologies, this handbook contains in one place all of the current commercial non-halogenated flame retardant technologies, as well as experimental systems near commercialization.  This book focuses on non-halogenated flame retardants in a holistic but practical... more...