Daily Archives: December 29, 2015
Chapter titles are …(1) General and Background Information …(2) Failure Modes and Wedge Sliding Analysis …(3) Stability Requirements – Load Conditions, Site Information, Safety Factors, Seismic Stability, etc. …(4) Loads and Loading Conditions including Water Loading Conditions, Uplift Loads, Earthquake Loading Conditions, etc. …(5) Soil Forces and Single Wedge Sliding Analysis …(6) Stability Considerations and […]
To pass your Master Electrician's exam, you'll need to demonstrate extensive electrical skill plus knowledge about the 2005 NEC(R). Take the most practical approach to career advancement with Stallcup's(R) Master Electrician's Study Guide from respected author and trainer James Stallcup. Many professionals fail this exam the first time because they don't know what to expect. […]
Peter Hodges rejects the long-held view that ramps were used to build the pyramids; his alternative is that it could all have been done with levers. This book explains how and why. First published by Element books in 1989, Aris & Phillips reprinted it in 1993.
In 2002, Immaterial/Ultramaterial investigated revolutionary new materials and methods of fabrication that have profoundly altered the direction of contemporary architecture. This new edition discusses recent changes witnessed in contemporary architectural design, concept development, and production. It covers everything from the use of immaterial elements like light, sound, and smell to the implications of ultramaterial, or […]
This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Business Principles for Plumbers, Introductory Skills for the Crew Leader, Water Pressure Booster and Recirculation Systems, Indirect and Special Waste, Hydronic and Solar Heating Systems, Codes, Servicing Piping […]
Download ebook Cold War Space Sleuths : The Untold Secrets of the Soviet Space Program – Dominic Phelan
"Space Sleuths of the Cold War" relates for the first time the inside story of the amateur spies who monitored the Soviet space program during the Cold War. It is written by many of those "space sleuths" themselves and chronicles the key moments in their discovery of hidden history. This book shows that dedicated observers […]
Estimating Gulf Coast reconstruction costs isn't easy. Skilled labor is in short supply. Working conditions are difficult. Markups are higher. Many material prices have been affected by higher petroleum costs. This manual is a comprehensive guide to Gulf Coast reconstruction costs during 2006. Content is based on the popular 2006 National Renovation & Insurance Repair […]
Current books on project finance tend to be non-technical and are either procedural or rely heavily on case studies. In contrast, this textbook provides a more analytical perspective, without a loss of pragmatism. Principles of Project and Infrastructure Finance is written for senior undergraduates, graduate students and practitioners who wish to know how major projects, […]
Download ebook Structural Firefighting 2008: Instructor's Toolkit : Strategy and Tactics – NFPA – National Fire Protection AssociationRead More
Download ebook The Whole House Book : Ecological Building Design and Materials – Cindy Harris, Pat Borer
This is the definitive guide to sustainable building techniques – a complete reference tool for architects, builders and self-builders. The book shows you how to choose the right materials for the right design and includes over 500 full colour illustrations and a wide range of international case studies.
Download ebook Hometech Handyman Maintenance and Repair Cost Estimator : Wisconsin 08 – La Crosse & Vicinity –Read More
Download ebook Total Quality Management for Custodial Operations : A Guide to Understanding and Applying the Key Elements of Total Quality Management – Stephen Gaudreau, Jacquelyn Bridge, Eleanor Fisher
This book examines Total Quality Management for the building cleaning maintenance industry. It demonstrates how to motivate employees to improve the quality of your service. Total Quality Management for Custodial Operations focuses on the customer and applies a methodology used successfully by hundreds of teams.
Download ebook Review of the Need for a Large-Scale Test Facility for Research on the Effects of Extreme Winds on Structures – Committee to Review the Need for a Large-Scale Test Facility for Research on the Effects of Extreme Winds on Structures, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences
The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL), through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has proposed that a large-scale wind test facility (LSWTF) be constructed to study, in full-scale, the behavior of low-rise structures under simulated extreme wind conditions. To determine the need for, and potential benefits of, such a facility, the Idaho Operations […]
Download ebook Closing the Gap : Information Models in Contemporary Design Practice – Richard Garber
Closing the Gap brings together a group of academics, architects, engineers and construction managers each engaged in the use of Building Information Models in the actualization — from design to construction — of complex building projects. Through the inclusion of texts that trace the development of BIM technologies and address issues of collaboration, design and […]