Daily Archives: March 1, 2016
Download ebook Ferrocement : Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium – P. Nedwell, R. N. Swamy
Ferrocement is a versatile, construction material, with applications in low cost housing, rehabilitation, strengthening and repair of structures. This book presents the latest developments in research and application of the material.
Download ebook Building Code Basics : Green, Based on the International Green Construction Code – International Code Council
Green, environmentally-conscious construction is the driving force behind many new construction projects today. Are you prepared? BUILDING CODE BASICS: GREEN will get you there. The book is a practical guide to green and sustainable construction that is centered around the International Green Construction Code(R) (IgCC(R)), a comprehensive set of requirements that aims to reduce the […]
An area of vehicle repairs that is something of a mystery to many mechanics, repairing alternators and starter motors is shown in step by step detail in this unique manual. Not only is this ideal for the garage professional, it also offers an opportunity for starting a new and highly profitable business, supplying reconditioned units […]
The complete guide to trenchless technology projectmanagement, planning, costs, and methods Written by an expert in the field of pipeline system engineering, this book describes how to plan, schedule, and implement efficient, cost-effective trenchless technology piping projects. Filled with detailed illustrations and real-world examples, Trenchless Technology: Planning, Equipment, and Methods explains how to accurately compare […]
Download ebook Discrete Optimization in Architecture 2016 : Architectural & Urban Layout – Machi Zawidzki
This book presents three projects that demonstrate the fundamental problems of architectural design and urban composition – the layout design, evaluation and optimization. Part I describes the functional layout design of a residential building, and an evaluation of the quality of a town square (plaza). The algorithm for the functional layout design is based on […]
Designed to help you learn fundamental electrical concepts and explore their practical applications, this trusted book provides a thorough introduction to various types of alternating current (AC) circuits, as well as key principles such as power, power factor, power factor correction, inductive reactance, capacitive reactance, and impedance. ELECTRICITY 2: DEVICES, CIRCUITS AND MATERIALS, Tenth Edition, […]
Download ebook Hard Target : A Veteran Cop Relates Proven Strategies for Effectively Protecting Your Home, Your Vehicles and You – J C Hurst
HARD TARGET: A Veteran Cop Relates Proven Strategies for Effectively Protecting Your Home, Your Vehicles and You is a collection of practical and proven solutions compiled by a veteran law enforcement officer with over twenty years of experience as a first responder. Hurst provides detailed answers to the most often asked questions that he's received […]
Download ebook Structural Analysis and Design of Tall Buildings : Steel and Composite Construction – Bungale S. Taranath
As software skills rise to the forefront of design concerns, the art of structural conceptualization is often minimized. Structural engineering, however, requires the marriage of artistic and intuitive designs with mathematical accuracy and detail. Computer analysis works to solidify and extend the creative idea or concept that might have started out as a sketch on […]
This popular and useful text has been completely revised and up-dated so that it forms and indipensible handbook for any student of surveying. An additional chapter on modern developments is included and the text has also been extended to cover ordnance survey; calculation of areas; computation of true horizontal length; measurement of vertical angles; Code […]
Download ebook How to Make Low-cost Building Blocks : Stabilized Soil Block Technology – Malcolm Davis, Lis Davis
With the right soil, correctly prepared and compressed, it is possible to halve the amount of cement used for block-making. This manual shows how to make and use strong blocks from soil, from the initial planning to the end product.
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For avid gardeners, the biggest down-side of the hobby is the limited growing season in much of the country. Gardening during the winter is often reduced to tending house-plants and browsing seed catalogues for next summer's tomato choices. Master Gardener and builder Roger Marshall enthusiastically presents his case for home greenhouses with a thorough examination […]
Explores the tools and technology that the American colonists use to build homes that could stand the test of time.