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Systems of building construction, Including fireproof construction, concrete construction

  • Examples of the Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings to BS8110, Fourth Editionby C.E. Reynolds; J.C. Steedman

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 139.95

    The latest edition of this well-known book makes available to structural design engineers a wealth of practical advice on effective design of concrete structures. It covers the complete range of concrete elements and includes numerous data sheets, charts and examples to help the designer. It is fully updated in line with the relevant British Standards... more...

  • Construction Methods and Planningby J.R. Illingworth

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 87.95

    This new edition of John Illingworth's popular book provides a thorough introduction to the selection of construction methods, their planning and organization on site. Thoroughly revised and updated, Construction Methods and Planning takes a practical, down-to-earth approach and features numerous examples and illustrations taken from real situations... more...

  • Data-Driven Design and Constructionby Randy Deutsch

    Wiley 2015; US$ 75.00 US$ 67.50

    “In this comprehensive book, Professor Randy Deutsch has unlocked and laid bare the twenty-first century codice nascosto of architecture. It is data. Big data. Data as driver. . .This book offers us the chance to become informed and knowledgeable pursuers of data and the opportunities it offers to making architecture a wonderful, useful, and... more...

  • Building Services Handbookby Fred Hall; Roger Greeno

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 56.95

    This eighth edition of Hall and Greeno's leading textbook has been reviewed and updated in relation to the latest building and water regulations, new technology, and new legislation, and even more design calculations have been added. In addition, topics such as: alternative sources of natural energy, solar, ground source, heat pumps, renewable energy... more...

  • The Hurricane Preparedness Handbookby Bob Stearns

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Don’t wait until it’s too late. Prepare now! We’ve all seen the ruin that a hurricane can bring. No one can stop a hurricane, but proper preparation can limit damage, protect long-term finances, and even save lives. The Hurricane Preparedness Handbook is an invaluable, step-by-step guide for everyone who lives in a region threatened by these... more...

  • Energy, Environment and Green Building Materialsby Ai Sheng

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 219.95

    The 2014 International Conference on Energy, Environment and Green Building Materials (EEGBM2014) was held November 28-30, 2014, in Guilin, Guangxi. EEGBM2014 provided a valuable opportunity for researchers, scholars and scientists to exchange their new ideas and application experiences face to face together, to establish business or research relations... more...

  • Historical Earthquake-Resistant Timber Frames in the Mediterranean Areaby Nicola Ruggieri; Gennaro Tampone; Raffaele Zinno

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 101.50

    This book presents a selection of the best papers from the HEaRT 2013 conference, held in Cosenza, Italy, which provided a valuable forum for engineers and architects, researchers and educators to exchange views and findings concerning the technological history, construction features and seismic behavior of historical timber-framed walls in the Mediterranean... more...

  • Architecturally Exposed Structural Steelby Terri Meyer Boake

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 70.00

    This book provides the means for a better control and purposeful consideration of the design of Architecturally Exposed Structural Steel (AESS). It deploys a detailed categorization of AESS and its uses according to design context, building typology and visual exposure. In a rare combination, this approach makes high quality benchmarks... more...

  • RA The Book Vol 1by Roger D'Arcy; Hugh Flynn; Neil Waving

    M-y Books Ltd 2015; US$ 7.95

    second; world; war; women; resistance; war; nazi; ardeche; maquis; french; france; agent ; french resistance; nazi; war; french; warfare; resistance; nazi germany; ss; second; auvergne; maquis; wartime memories; war in europe; french women; french forces of the interior; nazi occupation; nazi era europe; war diary; war and love; war adventure more...

  • Sustainable Timber Designby Michael Dickson; Dave Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    This new resource covers the material selection, structural design and connections detailing of truly sustainable timber buildings through: consideration of the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction, including the importance of forestry and conservation a review of modern techniques to improve the durability, fire resistance... more...