Daily Archives: March 14, 2016
Features -explains magnetism and electromagnetism -shows how electrical generators and motors operate -compares generating AC to DC current, details AC measurement -explains capacitors, inductors, and transformers
Download ebook Energy Efficient Lighting : Part L of the Building Regulations Explained – P. J. Littlefair
This report provides clarification of Part L and its revisions, helping you to fully understand the requirements and ways of demonstrating compliance in new and existing buildings.
Download ebook Environmental Sustainability : A Consumption Approach – Raghbendra Jha, K. V. Bhanu Murthy
With globalization fast becoming an irreversible process, it is necessary to pay increased attention to the implications for environmental sustainability. However, the so-called environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) argument implies that rapid economic growth in many developing countries should be environmentally unsustainable. Environmental Sustainability addresses this dichotomy and articulates a notion of consumption sustainability that is […]
Many people dream of designing and building their own home, but don't know where to start. This book guides you through the process, making it an affordable, realistic and, above all, exciting option. Written by a practising architect, the book aims to provide the support and answers you will need, including where do you start? […]
Download ebook Building Code Basics: Energy : Based on the International Energy Code – International Code Council
As energy conservation continues to become an increasingly important factor in building construction, BUILDING CODE BASICS: ENERGY is a book that is more relevant and more valuable than ever before. Designed to provide a straightforward, easy-to-read guide to the International Energy Conservation Code(R) (IECC(R)), it fills an informational gap that exists between the code itself […]
NFPA's far-reaching Electrical Safety in the Workplace teaches individuals safe work procedures and provides companies with a process for defining and implementing effective electrical safety programs. The text draws on the authors' 35 years of experience in developing corporate standards and procedures and electrical safety programs, and is up-to-date with the 1999 NEC(R) and NFPA […]
Download ebook Urban Habitat Constructions Under Catastrophic Events : Proceedings of the COST C26 Action Final Conference – Federico M. Mazzolani
COST is an intergovernmental framework for European Cooperation in Science and Technology, allowing the coordination of nationally-funded research on a European level. Part of COST was COST Action C26 'Urban Habitat Constructions Under Catastrophic Events', which started in 2006 and held its final conference in Naples, Italy, on 16-18 September 2010. The main objective of […]
Download ebook Alkali-Aggregate Reaction : 8th International Conference – K. Okada, S. Nishibayashi, Miyuki Kawamura
Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction held in Kyoto, Japan, 17-20 July 1989.
Download ebook Laxton's General Specification for Major Building and Civil Engineering Projects – part of Tarmac Profession Services Schal Property Service
This product is approved by the MOD for use on their building projects. It is published in two volumes and is designed to be used to produce specifications for projects with values in excess of 200,000. A telephone helpline from Schal Property Services is also available. Volume one contains a library of 6000 clauses in […]
Intended for energy managers, electrical engineers, building managers, lighting designers, consultants, and other electrical professionals, this book provides a practical description of major lighting controls types and how to apply them. It's a comprehensive step-by-step educational tour of lighting automation technology and its practical design and application, with useful discussion about the purpose and benefits […]
Download ebook Ductile Design of Steel Structures – M. Bruneau, Chia-Ming Uang, Andrew Whittaker, M. Englehardt
Ensure ductile behavior in any steel structure. Engineer earthquake resistant structures using today's most advanced ductile steel design techniques. This guide gives you about the test seismic-resistant design criteria – based on research into the recent Northridge and Kobe earthquakes. You get fingertip access to the ductile properties of steel, essential data on the plastic […]
Download ebook 2012 International Fuel Gas Code – International Code Council, (International Code Council (ICC)) International Code Council, American Gas Association
The 2012 INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE LOOSE-LEAF VERSION sets forth requirements that address the design and installation of fuel gas systems and gas-fired appliances, based on the most current information and technology available. The requirements are performance-driven, making this an effective tool and valuable addition to a user's code products. This Loose Leaf version gives […]
Download ebook College Dormitory Fire- Dover, Delaware & Farmville, Virginia – U S Department of Homeland Security, Daniel J Carpenter Jr
This body of work provides detailed information on the nature of the fire problem for policymakers who must decide on allocations of resources between fire and other pressing problems, and within the fire service to improve codes and code enforcement, training, public fire education, building technology, and other related areas.