Daily Archives: May 13, 2016
Download ebook Code of Practice for Connected Systems Integration in Buildings – The Institution of Engineering and Technology
The Code of Practice for Connected Systems Integration in Buildings aims to promote good practice in the specification, design and integration of connected systems in buildings, as well as providing a reference to practitioners on design, integration practice and technological considerations working to meet key functionality and customer requirements. This document covers common built environment […]
Download ebook Cfast – Consolidated Model of Fire Growth and Smoke Transport (Version 6) : Technical Reference Guide – Nist
CFAST is a two-zone fire model capable of predicting the environment in a multi-compartment structure subjected to a fire. It calculates the time evolving distribution of smoke and fire gases and the temperature throughout a building during a user- prescribed fire. This report describes the equations which constitute the model, the physical basis for these […]
The Laboratory Manual is a valuable supplement and includes lab activities, objectives, materials lists, step-by-step procedures, illustrations, and review questions that are designed to enhance your lab experience.
The objective of this report is to support the development of descriptive statistics and associated measures of uncertainty for characterizing, tracking, and better understanding the root causes of the U.S. fire burden by identifying the relevant costs and losses associated with fire, i.e., information needed to make cost-effective decisions for reducing the economic impact fires […]
The International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib) is a pre-normative organization. 'Pre-normative' implies pioneering work in codification. This work has now been realized with the fib Model Code 2010. The objectives of the fib Model Code 2010 are to serve as a basis for future codes for concrete structures, and present new developments with regard […]
Download ebook Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings: ASCE/SEI 41-06 – American Society of Civil Engineers
ASCE/SEI Standard 41-06, Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings, is the latest generation of performance-based seismic rehabilitation methodology. This new national consensus standard was developed from the FEMA 356, Prestandard and Commentary for the Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildings, which served as a starting point for the formal standard development process. ASCE/SEI Standard 41-06 represents state-of-the-art knowledge […]
Download ebook The Cost of Poor Housing in Northern Ireland – Maggie Davidson, Simon Nicol, Mike Roys, Helen Garrett, Adele Beaumont, Charlotte Turner
This report summarizes the results of a research project commissioned by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive and BRE Trust to apply a methodology developed to calculate the cost of poor housing in England and Wales to the housing of Northern Ireland. This research shows that there is proportionately less poor housing in Northern Ireland than […]
Now in its third edition, this estimating guide offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of plumbing: Residential, commercial, industrial, and medical systems The most common plumbing materials and methods, subsystems and components Pricing quantities for an estimate and calculating markup Preparing bids Best techniques for using "Means Plumbing Cost Data" Sample takeoff and estimate forms […]
Explains the difference between good fire, which can be used safely for cooking and providing warmth, and bad fire, which can cause burns or destroy property.
Download ebook Computational Modelling of Concrete Structures – Nenad Bicanic, Rene De Borst, Herbert Mang, Gunther Meschke
Since 1984 the EURO-C conference series (Split 1984, Zell am See 1990, Innsbruck 1994, Badgastein 1998, St Johann im Pongau 2003, Mayrhofen 2006, Schladming 2010) has provided a forum for academic discussion of the latest theoretical, algorithmic and modelling developments associated with computational simulations of concrete and concrete structures. Computational Modelling of Concrete Structures includes […]