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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

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  • Noise Controlby Colin Hansen

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 92.95

    An excellent learning tool for students and practitioners, this guide to noise control will enable readers to use their knowledge to solve a wide range of industrial noise control problems. Working from basic scientific principles, the author shows how an understanding of sound can be applied to real-world settings, working through several examples... more...

  • International Directory of Building Research Information and Development Organizationsby Studies and Documentation International Council for Building Research

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 380.00

    Every entry follows a standard pattern: after the address and telephone number of the institution there is a brief description of its history and financial support, followed by the names of the senior staff, total number of staff, the institution's structure and services, its main research programmes and a list of its publications. For this new edition... more...

  • Admixtures for Concrete - Improvement of Propertiesby E. Vazques

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 353.00

    Chemical admixtures are used to modify the properties and behaviour of fresh and hardened concrete. They enable more economic construction and the achievement of special properties such as high strength or durability. This book presents new research information from an International RILEM Symposium on six main topics: workability, setting, strength,... more...

  • Building Services Handbookby Roger Greeno; Fred Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 29.95

    * Topics presented in a highly visual and understandable layout * Ideal for students on general construction or building services courses * Updated in line with the latest revised Building Regulations and Water Supply Regulations * New website resources available Building Services Handbook summarises all elements of building services practice, techniques... more...

  • Response Control and Seismic Isolation of Buildingsby Masahiko Higashino; Shin Okamoto

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    This state of the art report from an international task group (TG44) of CIB, the International Council of Building Research Organizations, presents a highly authoritative guide to the application of innovative technologies on response control and seismic isolation of buildings to practice worldwide. Many countries and cities are located in earthquake-prone... more...

  • Design-Build Project Deliveryby Sidney M. Levy

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 81.00

    U.S. audience: architects (113,000), construction managers (389,000), engineers (228,000), urban and regional planners (32,000) All federally funded construction projects must be, by law, design-build projects more...

  • Handbook of Building Materials for Fire Protectionby Charles A. Harper

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 131.00

    The first handbook devoted to the coverage of materials in the field of fire engineering. Fire Protection Building Materials Handbook walks you through the challenging maze of choosing form the hundreds of commercially available materials used in buildings today and tells you which burn and /or are weakened during exposure to fire. It is the burning... more...

  • Flame Retardant Polymer Nanocompositesby Alexander B. Morgan; Charles A. Wilkie

    Wiley 2007; US$ 187.00 US$ 168.30

    Flame Retardant Polymer Nanocomposites takes a comprehensive look at polymer nanocomposites for flame retardancy applications and includes nanocomposite fundamentals (theory, design, synthesis, characterization) as well as polymer flammability fundamentals with emphasis on how nanocomposites affect flammability. The book has practical examples... more...

  • Insulation Handbookby Richard T. Bynum

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 65.95

    Plan, implement, and troubleshoot any type of insulation application Invaluable to anyone who wants an in-depth understanding of thermal insulation, Insulation Handbook, by Richard T. Bynum and Daniel L. Rubino, is a thorough guide to all the important methods, materials, and concepts associated with it, along with sound problem-solving advice. You’ll... more...

  • Leistungsermittlungshandbuch für Baumaschinen und Bauprozesseby Gerhard Girmscheid

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 55.20

    Die prozessorientierte Leistungsermittlung von Baugeräten ist die Grundlage der Planung der Ausführung. Auswahl und Anzahl der Geräte zur projektspezifischen Optimierung sind die unverzichtbare Basis der Termin- und Kostenplanung (Kalkulation) sowie des Controllings. Der leistungsfähige, wirtschaftliche Baubetrieb ist durch den hoch mechanisierten... more...