Daily Archives: July 26, 2016
Since the widely read first edition of this book, green building has gone from a growing trend to a major force in design and construction. The chapters, case studies, resources, and cost data in this book give you the whole picture on green building, including the latest on: Green building approaches, materials, systems, and standardsEnergy efficiencies […]
For today's contractors, legal problems are like snakes in the swamp – you might not see them, but they're there. This book tells you where the snakes are hiding and directs you to the safe path. You're less likely to need a $200-an-hour guide with a law degree if you follow the simple directions given […]
Contains extracts from recent research programs and presents the latest techniques and ideas. Enables engineers to identify and overcome the many problems associated with concreting in both fresh and sea water. Focuses on the major factors influencing long term durability of concrete in the underwater environment. Discusses inspection, evaluation of defects and methods of repair […]
Download ebook Introduction to Electrical Installation Work : Compulsory Units for the 2330 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology Level 2 (Installation Route) – Trevor Linsley
Trevor Linsley has helped many thousands of students to gain success in their study of the 2330 Certificate in Electrotechnical Technology from City & Guilds. With this brand new textbook, he focuses on the essential theory and practical tasks involved in carrying out electrical installation work, to create a thorough yet basic introductory guide. Ideally […]
Most structural failures are caused by foundation problems. This major new handbook covers foundation designs and construction techniques for both straightforward and difficult sites, such as reclaimed land. It includes guidance on choice of foundation type, analysis of site investigations and specifications. Highly illustrated, it also features design charts and step-by-step worked examples.
Collected from the pages of Fine Homebuilding, these articles on stairbuilding feature more than 20 common and uncommon staircases, from simple to complex. Professional builders and homeowners learn from master craftsmen, architects, and engineers how to design and build beautiful, practical stairways for any home. Full color.
Now thousands of construction professionals can turn to the most detailed, reader-friendly information about leading-edge practices and technological advances in the industry.Each guide the McGraw-Hill Builder's Guide's deliver: — indepth, comprehensive information on state-of-the-art tools, techniques, and technologies– traditional construction methods– practical, profit-boosting advice about marketing, image, and scheduling.
Download ebook Dictionary of Architectural Science and Building Technology – Henry J. Cowan, Peter R. SmithRead More
Download ebook F10.2 Metric System Video – Delmar, Siebold, Delmar Thomson Learning, Delmar Learning, Cengage Learning DelmarRead More
Download ebook Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Historical Buildings: International Conference 4th – B. Leftheris, C. A. Brebbia
Repair and maintenance problems for historical structures are of great interest to many organizations in different parts of the world. New techniques are now available for assessment, monitoring, surveying and simulation, which can be used before any work is undertaken. This book contains the proceedings of the fourth International Conference on Structural Studies, Repairs and […]
Download ebook Value Management in Construction and Real Estate : Methodology and Applications – Geoffrey Q. P. Shen, Ann T. W. Yu
This cutting edge study explores alternative methods and tools to obtain value for money while maintaining quality in construction projects, especially large and complex ones. Extensive references throughout will help the reader develop a deeper understanding of the methodology, and self-study questions help to keep you on track. Ideal as a reference for practitioners and […]
Download ebook Application of Super Absorbent Polymers (SAP) in Concrete Construction – Viktor Mechtcherine, Hans-Wolf Reinhardt
This is the state-of-the-art report prepared by the RILEM TC "Application of Super Absorbent Polymers (SAP) in concrete construction". It gives a comprehensive overview of the properties of SAP, specific water absorption and desorption behaviour of SAP in fresh and hardening concrete, effects of the SAP addition on rheological properties of fresh concrete, changes of […]