Daily Archives: June 29, 2016
This is designed to be a no-nonsense guide to supervising and completing construction jobs, written by two men who have 75 years of construction experience between them. The second edition addresses the changes in the construction superintendent's responsibilities since the first edition came out in 1979 (most notably the increased reliance on the general contractor's […]
'Its breadth and depth commend it to everybody who needs to refresh, or extend their knowledge of the subject…It covers the full range of techniques from the hard basics of network analysis to the softer but vital human aspects. It centres upon the management of construction projects but draws in and illuminates the points where […]
Putting both architectural and engineering viewpoints, this book covers up-to-date specifications and design guidelines for use of cold-formed steel structural members in tall buildings. Applications for framing members, panels and decks, connections, mechanical systems, and corrosion-resistant steel connections are also considered.
Download ebook Challenges of Concrete Construction: Volume 3, Repair, Rejuvenation and Enhancement of Concrete : Proceedings of the International Seminar Held at the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK on 5-6 September 2002 – Ravindra K. Dhir
Concrete is a global material that underwrites commercial wellbeing and social development. There is no substitute that can be used on the same engineering scale and its sustainability, expolitation and further development are imperatives to creating and maintaing a healthy economy and environment worldwide. The pressure for change and improvement of performance is relentless and […]
The tried-and-true Gypsum Construction Handbook is a systematic guide to selecting and using gypsum drywall, veneer plaster, tile backers, ceilings, and conventional plaster building materials. A widely respected training text for aspiring architects and engineers, the book provides detailed product information and efficient installation methodology. The Seventh Edition features updates in gypsum products, including ultralight […]
The book systematically presents variational principles and methods of analysis for applied elasticity and structural mechanics. The variational approach is used consistently for both, constructing numerical procedures and deriving basic governing equations of applied mechanics of solids; it is the derivation of equations where this approach is most powerful and best grounded by mathematics.
This handy pocket reference provides all emergency responders with information to protect themselves and others in a hazardous materials incident.
Download ebook Safety of Dams : Flood and Earthquake Criteria – Water Science and Technology Board, Committee on Safety Criteria for Dams, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems
From earth tectonics and meteorology to risk, responsibility, and the role of government, this comprehensive and detailed book reviews current practices in designing dams to withstand extreme hydrologic and seismic events. Recommendations for action and for further research to improve dam safety evaluations are presented.
This text covers the fundamental scientific principles of fibres that have been modified to be compatible with cementitious matrices. It also provides information and a description of the properties of specific systems prepared with different types of fibres such as steel, glass, asbestos, polypropylene, natural fibres and various types of high performance polymeric fibres. It […]
Download ebook National Renovation & Insurance Repair Estimator – Jonathan T Russell, Rutlidge InstituteRead More
8×8 in, 96 pp, 40 color photographs, Log Sprit: Over the past few decades, thousands have tried to capture the essence of classic lodges and cabins by building log homes. Some have succeeded, while many more have learned that it takes more than log walls to capture that sprit. Log Sprit has 10 log home […]
Download ebook Durability of Concrete Structures and Constructions : Silos, Bunkers, Reservoirs, Water Towers, Retaining Walls – L. M. Poukhonto
Contents: General principles of durability design of reinforced concrete structures: State of the art; Structural features of engineering installations for storage of dry materials and liquids; Analysis of defects and damages in reinforced concrete silos, bunkers, and reservoirs in service; Analysis of main degradation processes in concrete and reinforced concrete structures of engineering installations; Analysis […]
Download ebook Annual Book of Astm Standards 2000 : Construction : Road and Paving Materials; Vehicle-Pavement Systems –Read More
The beam and lumber requirements for your jobs aren't always clear, especially with changing building codes and lumber products. If you need to figure any type of on-the-job lumber engineering, this book will help fill the gap between what you can find in building code span tables and the complex calculations that you need to […]