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Download ebook Precast Concrete Structures : The Design and Construction of Multi-storey Precast Concrete Skeletal Structures – Kim S. Elliott
Precast Concrete Structures introduces the subject in detail, looking at the design process, manufacture and construction using precast concrete for multi-storey buildings. Detailed structural analysis of the material and its use is provided. The theory is supported by practical case studies, worked examples and explanatory illustrations throughout. Endorsed by the British Precast Concrete Federation and […]
Download ebook Designers' Guide to En 1993-2 Eurocode 3: Part 2 : Design of Steel Structures Part 2, Steel Bridges – Chris R. Hendy, C. J. Murphy, Haig Gulvanessian
EN 1993-2, also known as the Eurocode 3 for steel bridges, describes the principles and requirements for safety, serviceability and durability of concrete bridges. This Designers' Guide provides the user with guidance on the interpretation and use of EN 1993-2 and also the relevant provisions in EN 1993-1-1, EN 1993-1-5, EN 1993-1-8, EN 1993-1-9, EN […]
This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made […]
This pro-level guide to inspecting a house is a tool for evaluating property inside and out. It includes a discussion of current building materials, heating, electrical and plumbing systems, foundations, and more. This book can help anyone determine the soundness of a house.
Cash is king, not least in the construction industry. Recent government-commissioned reports have highlighted the importance of better financial management in the construction industry. This professional text provides a considered analysis of the tools and techniques of project financial management in construction; notably it covers cash flow modelling and provides the first detailed investigation of […]
Download ebook Non-Destructive Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Structures: Volume 1 : Deterioration Processes and Standard Test Methods – Christiane Maierhofer, Hans-Wolf Reinhardt, Gerd Dobmann
Many concrete structures and elements of concrete infrastructure have exceeded their original design lives and are deteriorating to an extent where they are becoming dangerous. The deterioration can be internal or not obvious and therefore only shows up with detailed testing. Non-destructive evaluation of reinforced concrete structures, Volume 1: Deterioration processes and standard test methods […]
Download ebook Value Management of Construction Projects – John Kelly, Steven P. Male, Drummond Graham
Value Management is a philosophy, set of principles and a structured management methodology for improving organisational decision-making and value-for-money. The second edition builds on the success of the first edition by extending the integrated value philosophy, methodology and tool kit to describe the application of Value Management to the areas of service delivery, asset management, […]
Innovative Shear Design presents a new, rational and economical design procedure that offers increased protection against shear for all types of structures. The first part of the book describes the internal forces imposed on any flexurally bent member, and goes on to describe how these can interact with external loading forces to cause failure. The […]
A companion to the RCA Carpentry text, the RCA Carpentry Video Series walks the viewer, step-by-step, through the process of constructing a house. The series contains a set of eight, 20-minutes videos, which cover everything from the basics of obtaining the building permit, to the detail work of interior trim. Special geographic considerations are addressed […]
Download ebook The Paper Trail : Systems and Forms for a Well-Run Remodeling Company – William Asdal, Wendy Jordan
With more than 150 user friendly forms, including Microsoft Word document templates and Excel spreadsheets, The Paper Trail: Systems and Forms for a Well-Run Remodeling Company, Second Edition, is designed to help remodelers develop and implement strong business systems for their companies. The Paper Trail focuses on six key competencies that will help you run […]
Download ebook The Critical Infrastructure Protection Process Job Aid : Emergency Management and Response- Information Sharing and Analysis Center – U S Department of Homeland Security
This Job Aid is a guide to assist leaders of the Emergency Services Sector (ESS) with the process of critical infrastructure protection (CIP). The document intends only to provide a model process or template for the systematic protection of critical infrastructures.
Master builder Louie Frazier's Japanese-style pole house in Northern California, reachable on a 500" cable across a river / Ian MacLeod's handbuilt stone house in South Africa, where baboons jump on the roof at night / Ma Page's bottle house in the Nevada desert / artist Michael Kahn's semi-subterranean sculptural ivillage in Arizona / Bill […]
Download ebook Design of Normal Concrete Mixes : (Br 331) – Building Research Establishment, D.C. Teychenne
The second edition of this best-selling book remains the standard guide on concrete mix design. Amendments have been made to allow for changes in the terminology and materials used.