Daily Archives: February 20, 2016
The essence of sustainability in buildings is their capability to adapt to change over time. The UK has a large housing stock that has been developed and evolved over generations, and become the fabric and character of our cities, towns and neighbourhoods. The capability of buildings to adapt to changing lifestyles is the root of […]
Precast reinforced and prestressed concrete frames provide a high strength, stable, durable and robust solution for any multi-storey structure, and are widely regarded as a high quality, economic and architecturally versatile technology for the construction of multi-storey buildings. The resulting buildings satisfy a wide range of commercial and industrial needs. Precast concrete buildings behave in […]
Download ebook Product and Process Modelling in the Building Industry : Proceedings of the First European Conference, Dresden, 5-7 October 1994 – R.J. Scherer
Covers such topics as: project modelling; design process modelling; construction process modelling; facility management; integrated environments; and EC building projects.
Download ebook Handbook of Thermal Analysis of Construction Materials – V. S. Ramachandran, Ralph M. Paroli, James J. Beaudoin, Ana H. Delgado
This comprehensive book containing essential information on the applicability of thermal analysis techniques to evaluate inorganic and organic materials in construction technology should serve as a useful reference for the scientist, engineer, construction technologist, architect, manufacturer, and user of construction materials, standard-writing bodies, and analytical chemists. The material scientists at the National Research Council of […]
This up-to-date and practical teaching resource makes the theories and principles of construction safety and health useful in a real-world setting, and integrates up-to-the-minute research throughout. Direct and straightforward, CONSTRUCTION SAFETY & HEALTH, 2/e focuses on the specific needs of modern construction professionals and on the requirements set forth by OSHA and other regulators., Each […]
This informative book takes the practitioner through the requirements for Part M of the Building Regulations, explaining and expanding the guidance given in the Approved Document, and comparing the advice in BS83000 and other relevant publications. Access statements are demystified, and the implications for the building in use under the Disability Discrimination Act are clarified. […]
Download ebook Composites in Construction : Proceedings of the First International Conference – A. Appleton, J. Barros, R. Faria, A. Ferreira, J. Figueras, L. Juvandes, Antonio Torres Marques
These proceedings contain the selected papers from the First International Conference on Composites in Construction (CCC2001). They cover a number of topics ranging from new construction materials to advanced structural applications.
This is a reference book. Although it might conceivably be read in the order in which the subjects appear it was designed to be consulted subject to subject as one uses a dictionary or encyclopedia. To facilitate quick identification and location of building materials, characteristics and problems they are first listed in the table of […]
Download ebook The Fine Art of Executive Protection : Handbook for the Executive Protection Officer – A Hunsicker
The number of incidents and crimes carried out by terrorists and criminals, such as physical threats, violent attacks, assassinations, kidnapping and hostage situations are increasing by the minute worldwide. Each incident is a constant and ever demanding challenge to the law enforcement and the personal security professionals in particular. A detailed, but understandable manual for […]
Download ebook Handbook on British Standard 5628, Pt.2: Part 2 : Structural Use of Reinforced and Prestressed Masonry – J. J. Roberts, Etc.
This book should be of interest to structural engineers in consulting, contracting and specifying authorities, suppliers of blockwork, masonry and ancillary components, civil and structural engineering researchers.
Download ebook Fundamentals of Civil Engineering : An Introduction to the ASCE Body of Knowledge – Richard H. McCuen, Edna Z. Ezzell, Melanie K. Wong
While the ASCE Body of Knowledge (BOK2) is the codified source for all technical and non-technical information necessary for those seeking to attain licensure in civil engineering, recent graduates have notoriously been lacking in the non-technical aspects even as they excel in the technical. Fundamentals of Civil Engineering: An Introduction to the ASCE Body of […]