Daily Archives: April 2, 2016
Practical information and training has become urgently needed for the new Eurocode 8 on the Design of Structures for Earthquake Resistance, especially in relation to the underlying principles of seismic behaviour and the design of building structures. This book covers seismic design in a clear but brief manner and links the principles to the code, […]
For junior/senior and graduate-level courses in Construction Safety and Construction Management.This text presents clear, concise coverage of construction safety. It provides practical, easy-to-implement techniques that will help reduce or eliminate construction hazards and improve job site safety. This is a compilation of specially commissioned articles by world-renowned authorities in the field.
This important new book, the first of its kind in the fire safety field, discusses the economic problems faced by decision-makers in the areas of fire safety and fire precautions. The author considers the theoretical aspects of cost-benefit analysis and other relevant economic problems with practical applications to fire protection systems. Clear examples are included […]
Ceramic tiles have been produced for over a thousand years in the heartlands of the Islamic world, from Iraq in the ninth century to Turkey in the nineteenth. Superb color photographs and informative text make this book a treasure for anyone Interested in art Venetia Porter is a curator in the Department of Coins & […]
Download ebook Annual Book of ASTM Standards, 1993 Vol. 04.08 : Soil & Rock; Dimension Stone; Geosynthetics – AstmRead More
Download ebook Essential Home Tips : 500 Solutions for Problems around Your Home – Creative Publishing International
— Contains more than 300 color photos and illustrations.– Appeals to both new and experienced homeowners.
Stress management strategies for emergency responders. Get firsthand advice on how to counteract job and relationship stress. Fire fighters, emergency medical services (EMS) providers, and law enforcement officers deal with people in crisis every day. The high stress levels inherent in these jobs can take a toll both physically and psychologically. Straight Talk About Stress: […]
Download ebook Using Social Science to Understand and Improve Wildland Fire Organizations – Gregory Larson, Vita Wright, Cade Spaulding
The articles and books listed here are a distillation of hundreds of possible entries that could have been included. They were selected by students, professors, on the ground fire practitioners, and federal researchers as excellent jumping off points for fire managers who want to become more knowledgeable about fire and the social sciences and more […]
The past decade has witnessed – especially among younger architects – a resurging interest in building with wood. The discourse has in no small measure been influenced by Konrad Wachmanns classic Holzhausbau. And yet, this standard work (originally published in 1930) was out of print for many years. Now Holzhausbau is again available and appears […]
Download ebook Exterior Home Improvement Costs : The Practical Pricing Guide for Homeowners & Contractors – Rsmeans
For contractors and do-it-yourselfers alike, this book features professional estimates for popular exterior remodeling and repair projects. RSMeans "Exterior Home Improvement Costs" includes more than 65 projects with complete, customizable cost breakdowns for doing the work – with or without a contractor. You'll have access to current costs for your location on the most popular […]
Whether you're a new officer or in need of a mentor, From Buddy to Boss: Effective Fire Service Leadership, is a must-have management book you'll turn to over and over again. Fire service veteran Chase Sargent has taken his popular course and written a no-holds-barred leadership book for the fire service in a conversational and […]