Daily Archives: October 10, 2015
Download ebook Advanced Fibre-reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Structural Applications – Jiping Bai
Advanced fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites have become essential materials for the building of new structures and for the repair of existing infrastructure. Advanced fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites for structural applications provides an overview of different advanced FRP composites and the use of these materials in a variety of application areas. Part one introduces materials used […]
Download ebook The Application of Structural Measures for Energy Conservation in Existing Buildings –Read More
Using five basic construction techniques: conventional wood-frame, A-frame, pole-frame, concrete masonry and log cabin, here are 16 complete plans for cabins, vacation homes and low-cost permanent homes.
If you want top grades and thorough understanding of strength of materials, this powerful study tool is the best tutor you can have! It takes you step-by-step through the subject and gives you accompanying related problems with fully worked solutions. You also get hundreds of additional problems to solve on your own, working at your […]
The nature and practice of stakeholder engagement has been discussed in the context of the UK construction industry. The industry is complex, fragmented; prone to change; has multiple stakeholders and thus the potential for conflicting stakes. The industry therefore needs to orient itself on the best approach to engage its stakeholder to achieve efficient contracting […]
An assessment of prestressed concrete, unbonded tendons, properties of materials, losses in prestress, suitable types of structures, design of floor and roof slabs of buildings using unbonded tendons, design of other structures using unbonded tendons, work on site and post-tensioning systems.
The Means Plumbing Cost Data 2012 Book contains the latest unit price data, systems cost tables, helpful reference tables, estimating tips, and S.F. cost tables and is the comprehensive estimating resource for plumbing and fire protection construction. It also contains up-to-date cost data for reliable plumbing budgets, estimates and cost comparisons
This text details the step-by-step instructions needed to write specifications, go out to bid, evaluate the bids, inspect the apparatus, and save your department money. Chief Peters provides insights into various apparatus features, real-life mishaps, maintenance programs, and warranty information that will help you and the department purchase the right vehicle for the job.
Download ebook Waste Materials in Construction : Putting Theory into Practice : Proceedings of the International Conference for the Environmental and Technical Implications of Construction with Alternative Materials – J.J.J.M. Goumans, Etc.
This book presents the proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Waste Materials in Construction, held in June 1997. The papers presented give the state of the art on leaching of materials and products, demonstration projects and product development. Results of workshops on immobilisation and quality control are also presented. A good overview of the […]
The mechanics of structures with initial stresses is a traditional part of structural mechanics. It is closely related to the important problem of stability of structures. The basic concepts of elastic stability of structures go back to works by Euler (1759) and Bryan (1889). Later, it was found that the problem of deformation of solids […]
The Professional Security Officer/Agent booklet is a must have is you want to achieve your full potential and success in the Security Industry. Whether you want to gain knowledge of the industry itself, learn of its policies and procedures, know what attitudes work best, it's all here. With the help of Security Manager/Author, Roy Wyatt, […]
Download ebook Learning from Fire : A Fire Protection Primer for Architects – National Fire Prevention & Control Administration, Berkeley University Of California
This study represents a new and promising approach to the fire question – an approach in which the issue of fire safety is taken as an opportunity for the designer. The members of the Architecture Life Safety Group (of the University of California) have taken the position that the protection of life and property from […]
Download ebook Chemical Sensitivity and Sick-Building Syndrome – Yukio Yanagisawa, Hiroshi Yoshino, Satoshi Ishikawa, Mikio Miyata
Written by multidisciplinary experts in medicine, chemistry, and architecture, this book examines chemical sensitivity (CS). In 15 chapters fitted to 15 lectures, it discusses not only the medical explanation, but also the environmental factors of this hypersensitive reaction, such as chemistry and architectural aspects. The book overviews pollution-induced diseases such as Minamata Disease. It also […]
Download ebook Medieval Architecture, Medieval Learning : Builders and Masters in the Age of Romanesque and Gothic – Charles M. Radding, William W. Clark
In this book Charles M. Radding and William W. Clark offer fresh perspectives on changes in architecture and learning during the Romanesque and Gothic periods, arguing that builders and masters shared similar ways of reasoning and solving problems. "Erwin Panofsky's intuition about the relationship between scholastic knowledge and architecture finds its justification and correction in […]