Daily Archives: February 4, 2016
Download ebook Handbook of Wood and Wood-based Materials for Engineers, Architects and Builders – USA Forest Products LaboratoryRead More
Download ebook Stables and Other Equestrian Buildings : A Guide to Design and Construction – Keith Warth
In this most comprehensive book on the design and construction of stables published to date, architect Keith Warth advises on basic stable construction, DIY stables and the use of old buildings as well as large scale equestrian establishments. He examines how the purpose of the stable building is to provide conditions that maintain or improve […]
Download ebook Pre-contract Studies : Development Economics, Tendering and Estimating – Allan Ashworth
This book describes the development process of a building project up to the stage when the contract is placed. It introduces the development process and the parties concerned; deals with development economics; then budgeting,costing and cash flow. Finally it examines procurement methods and the principles of tendering and estimating.
The Second Edition of Exam Prep: Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations is designed to thoroughly prepare you for a Hazardous Materials certification, promotion, or training examination by including the same type of multiple-choice questions you are likely to encounter on the actual exam. To help improve examination scores, this preparation guide follows Performance Training Systems, […]
Download ebook Control of a Domestic Heating System with Stratified Storage Tank – Tobias KreuzingerRead More
Download ebook An Assessment of the Prospects for Inertial Fusion Energy – Committee on the Prospects for Inertial Confinement Fusion Energy Systems, Board on Physics and Astronomy, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council
The potential for using fusion energy to produce commercial electric power was first explored in the 1950s. Harnessing fusion energy offers the prospect of a nearly carbon-free energy source with a virtually unlimited supply of fuel. Unlike nuclear fission plants, appropriately designed fusion power plants would not produce the large amounts of high-level nuclear waste […]
Defective construction work, whether the result of inadequate design, faulty workmanship or poor materials – or some combination of these failings – is a frequent cause of legal disputes. Someone is usually to blame, either the builder or one or more of the professional consultants, or even the entire project team. It is important therefore […]
This book is a plea for a sympathetic approach to the conservation and repair of traditional stone buildings. These beautiful buildings are in danger of disappearing from the landscape because they are not yet properly understood. Here is a book about saving them by applying traditional techniques in a sympathetic manner, using materials and methods […]
This book has been written specifically to provide a text for the latest BTEC/EdEXCEL construction technician's course, and it will also be of interest to students taking GCSE in Construction and as an introductory volume for HNC/D students of construction. The BTEC course units have recently been revised with a greater slant towards sustainability and […]
Concrete floors can give rise to more problems in construction and maintenance than almost any other building element. This book is a guide to the specification and construction of floors and paving for industrial and commercial use. Written in the light of extensive practical experience, it indicates possible problems and defects, and gives advice on […]
Download ebook Stallcup's Generator, Transformer, Motor and Compressor Book 2002 – James G. Stallcup
Use Stallcup's essential guide for generators! This valuable guide covers all the basics on generators, transformers, motors, and compressors. Developed for the hands-on electrician, it presents fundamentals of correct operation, construction, and maintenance of all types of equipment.
Download ebook The "Complete" Guide to Consulting Engineering : How to Start & Manage an Outstanding Consulting Engineering Practice – John Gaskell, Jera Publishing
In essence, readers discover "step-by-step" how to start & manage an "outstanding" Engineering Practice and exactly how to gain a reputation as an expert in their specialty. This is both a handbook for new engineers and a constant reference manual for seasoned professionals. The book is divided into "five parts" Preparation; Planning; Implementation; Managing; and […]
Download ebook Constructing Architecture 2013 : Materials, Processes, Structures a Handbook – Andrea Deplazes, Gerd H. Söffker
This internationally prizewinning volume now appears in its third, revised and expanded edition. Since the first edition was published in 2005, it has been adopted as a textbook at many universities.