Daily Archives: February 2, 2016
This is a definitive guide to the materials used in architecture during the past century, as well as tips on building repair and restoration. Over the concluding decades of the 20th-century, the historic preservation community increasingly turned its attention to modern buildings, including bungalows from the 1930s, diners from the 1940s, and office buildings and […]
Download ebook Computational Modelling of Concrete Structures : Proceedings of the EURO-C Conference – N. Bicanic, R. De Borst, Harald Mang, G. Meschke
A collection of 100 conference papers divided into five sections: computational advances and multiscale modelling; constitutive modelling; modelling in multiphysics phenomena and time effects; modelling of structural performance; and modelling of seismic and cyclic response.
Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Fundamentals of Fire Fighter Skills, Enhanced Third Edition is a digital-only Access Code that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytic reporting tools. With Navigate 2, technology and content combine to expand the reach of your classroom. […]
John Warren's invaluable book describes historic brick and terracotta, setting out the causes of failure and decay, analysing available materials and evaluating processes of repair and applicable conservation philosophies. It provides the conservator, owner and student of building conservation with a comprehensive resource. Brickwork, with tile and terracotta, is one of those materials so universal, […]
Download ebook The Historic Urban Landscape : Managing Heritage in an Urban Century – Francesco Bandarin, Ron Van Oers
Much of the current debate on how we should preserve our cultural heritage revolves around urban sites – historic monuments in urban settings, historic districts, or complete historic towns. The growing complexity of urban heritage conservation makes reaching a consensus on how to manage urban heritage difficult. Additionally, the sharp increase in the world's population […]
Download ebook Guidelines for the Construction of Fire-Resisting Structural Elements – W. A. Morris, R. e. h. Read, G. m. e. Cooke
Establishes guidelines for the construction of fire-resisting structural elements and includes tables of notional periods of fire resistance based on current test data; it also makes revisions to tables and text concerning concrete, masonry and timber included in the earlier 1982 edition.
Download ebook Master Electrician's Review 2011 : Based on the National Electrical Code – Richard Loyd
Get on the fast track to becoming a licensed master electrician with this must-have book that combines realistic practice questions, in-depth answers, and conceptual background information to form the perfect exam review resource! Expanded and updated to reflect the 2011 edition of the National Electrical Code(R), the book takes on the same clear, straightforward approach […]
Download ebook Buildings and Society : Essays on the Social Development of the Built Environment – Anthony D. KingRead More
Download ebook Vehicle Thermal Management Systems Conference Proceedings (VTMS 11)) : 15-16 May 2013, Coventry Technocentre, UK – Imeche (Institution of Mechanical Engineers)
The challenges facing vehicle thermal management continue to increase and optimise thermal energy management must continue as an integral part of any vehicle development programme. VTMS11 covers the latest research and technological advances in industry and academia, automotive and off-highway. Topics addressed include: IC engine thermal loading, exhaust and emissions; HEV, EV and alternative powertrain […]
Download ebook Recent Advances in Design and Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning – Jos P Van Leeuwen, H Timmermans
The International conference on Design & Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning is organised bi-annually by the Eindhoven University of Technology. This volume contains a selection of papers from the seventh conference that was held at De Ruwenberg Castle in Sint-Michiels Gestel, The Netherlands, from 2 to 5 July, 2004. Traditionally, the DDSS […]
The Ecology of Building Materials explores key questions surrounding sustainability of building materials. It provides technical data to enable design and building professionals to choose the most appropriate materials for a project: those that are least polluting, most energy efficient, and from sustainable sources. The book also gives information and guidance on a wide range […]
Risk Analysis for Process Plants, Pipelines and Transport gives a detailed description of practical risk and safety analysis methods, tried and tested in over 100 process industry projects. The aim is to provide the methods and data needed by practising safety engineers, as well as practical advice on how to use them.
Download ebook Structural Design Optimization Considering Uncertainties: Volume 1 – Yiannis Tsompanakis, Nikos D. Lagaros, Manolis Papadrakakis, Dan Frangopol
Uncertainties play a dominant role in the design and optimization of structures and infrastructures. In optimum design of structural systems due to variations of the material, manufacturing variations, variations of the external loads and modelling uncertainty, the parameters of a structure, a structural system and its environment are not given, fixed coefficients, but random variables […]
Straightforward and easy to understand, this comprehensive book provides a useful reference for the regulations contained within the 2006 International Fuel Gas Code. This book goes beyond the requirements and regulations listed in the code's full text to explore its important implications through the addition of commentaries. These commentaries offer effective methods of applying the […]