Daily Archives: May 31, 2016
The fifth edition of this well-known textbook has been thoroughly revised and updated; it is also completely reset and includes many new illustrations. The sections on Metals, Timber and Bituminous Materials have been completely rewritten by new contributing authors, and all the existing sections have been edited and extended as necessary.
Download ebook Calcium Sulfoaluminate Cements : CO2 Reduction, Concrete Properties and Applications – Keith Quillin
Demonstrates CSA cements can be used to produce durable concrete with physical properties comparable to equivalent Portland cement concrete.
Download ebook Site Layout Planning for Daylight and Sunlight : A Guide to Good Practice – Paul Littlefair
The new edition of this highly regarded BRE guide has been fully revised and updated. It gives advice on site layout planning to achieve good sunlighting and daylighting both within buildings and in the open spaces between them. This authoritative advisory document is widely used during the planning and design stages of building development in […]
Download ebook Building with Reclaimed Components and Materials : A Design Handbook for Reuse and Recycling – Bill Addis
Interest in green and sustainable design is growing throughout the world. Both national and local governments are active in promoting reuse and recycling in order to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill. This guide identifies how building designers and constructors can minimize the generation of waste at the design stage of a building […]
Download ebook People and Culture in Construction : A Reader – Andrew Dainty, Barbara Bagilhole, Stuart Green
Construction is one of the largest and most people-intensive industrial sectors. In many countries, however, construction is also one of the most highly criticized in terms of its employment practices and industrial relations. People and culture are too often seen as variables that must be manipulated in the cause of improved productivity. This important new […]
Download ebook Systema Porifera : A Guide to the Classification of Sponges – John N.A. Hooper, Rob W. M. Van Soest
Research whilst compiling this book has uncovered a fauna about twice the size as that previously published in the literature and consequently "Systema Porifera" revises and stabilizes the systematics of the phylum to accommodate this new knowledge in a contemporary framework. Practical tools (key illustrations, descriptions of character) are provided to facilitate the assignment of […]
As part of their everyday work bricklayers must be able to interpret technical documents, understand the properties of various mortars/building materials, and understand the basics of health and safety on site. Brickwork Level 3 has been adapted from John Hodge's classic Brickwork for Apprentices – the established textbook on brickwork for generations of bricklayers. Now […]
Download ebook Build It Underground : A Guide for the Self-Builder & Building Professional – David Carter
Examines the financing, planning, construction, and landscaping of a variety of designs of underground houses, office buildings, schools, factories, and other structures
Download ebook Estimating for Residential and Commercial Construction – Bertrand B. Benedict, Gordon AndersonRead More
Download ebook Lab Manual for Smith S Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning – Russell E Smith
The Lab Manual is a valuable tool designed to enhance your lab experience. Lab activities, objectives, materials lists, step-by-step procedures, illustrations, and review questions are commonly found in a Lab Manual.
The State of Georgia is second only to Texas for the largest number of counties and courthouses in the country. Georgia is also the largest state east of the Mississippi River. "Georgia County Courthouses: The Architecture of Living Monuments" catalogs and celebrates each of the 159 courthouses in the state of Georgia. One might think […]
Download ebook Residential & Light Commercial Construction Standards : The All-In-One, Authoritative Reference Compiled from Major Building Codes, Recognized Trade Custom, Industry Standards – Donald Reynolds & Rsmeans Eng, R S Means CompanyRead More
For courses in Reinforced Concrete Design or Reinforced Concrete Structures. Based on the latest ACI Code, Concrete Structures takes a step-by-step approach to exploring the design and analysis of reinforced concrete structures and elements. Ideal for engineering, architectural engineering, building construction, and architecture students, it covers concrete technology, analysis and design of reinforced concrete beams, […]
For seven thousand years concrete has periodically shaped the path of human progress. Reese Palley's fascinating history of this ubiquitous and versatile material chronicles the repeated and often centuries-long losses of the technology and its many reemergences and the cultural, scientific, and engineering accomplishments it has enabled. Palley takes us from concrete's earliest beginnings, including […]