Daily Archives: July 27, 2016
Download ebook Tubular Structures IX : Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium and Euroconference, Dusseldorf, Germany, 3-5 April 2001 – R. S. Puthli, S. Herion
A reference for architects and engineers, this work covers themes on architecture, case studies, and the application and strengths of tubular beams.
Download ebook Building with Structural Insulated Panels (SIPS) : Strength and Energy Efficiency Through Structural Panel Construction – Michael Morley
Structural insulated panels are sandwiches of foam insulation between two sheets of fibreboard or plywood, and are used to build walls, roofs and floors in all kinds fo modern buildings. Instead of three components – a frame, insulation and sheathing – SIP panels are all three thing and come ready to install. SIP-constructed buildings are […]
Download ebook Annual Book of ASTM Standards: Building Seals and Sealants, Fire Standards, Dimension Stone v.04.07 –Read More
This book should be of interest to short couses in print reading for students in secondary vocational building trades programs and post-secondary construction-related programs.
Download ebook Towards a Sustainable Northern European Housing Stock : Figures, Facts and Future – L. Itard, F. Meijer
Never were energy use and security of energy supply as high on the international political agendas as they are now. There seems to be a consensus that energy savings and sustainable energy production must have a high priority. Because the energy use in the residential and non-residential sectors account for a large part of the […]
Download ebook 2009 International Residential Code and Commentary, Volume 1 – International Code Council
This practical, reader-friendly guide to the 2009 International Residential Code is the perfect tool for learning what it includes and how to apply it. The 2009 INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE COMMENTARY, VOLUME 1 targets the regulations set forth in chapters 1 through 11, taking the full text of the code from these chapters and pairing it […]
This book provides structural designers with a practical guide to choosing the most appropriate structures for building purposes. The author has had thirty years of experience in this field during which he has designed some 400 buildings. In this book he brings that wealth of experience together for the benefit not only of structural designers, […]
The UK construction industry is the sixth largest industry in the UK in terms of turnover. During the last decade, it has undergone an unprecedented period of self-examination, including input from most of the leaders of the major suppliers and clients as well as from leading politicians, civil servants and political advisers. From 1993 to […]
"A very interesting and useful book for all the different practitioners in the concrete industry. Each necessary step is thoroughly dealt with and explained in a nice and pedagogic way." -Peter Billberg, Swedish Cement and Concrete Research Institute (CBI) "Quite comprehensive and with a narrative style at the practitioner level." -Lloyd Keller, Director of R&D […]
This report is an outline guide to design, setting out the principles of providing an effective airtightness layer and advises on some common pitfalls which can reduce the performance of this layer. It addresses the increasing awareness of the importance of airtightness in commercial and public buildings and supports the requirements on airtightness specified in […]
Strengthening Design of Reinforced Concrete with FRP establishes the art and science of strengthening design of reinforced concrete with fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) beyond the abstract nature of the design guidelines from Canada (ISIS Canada 2001), Europe (FIB Task Group 9.3 2001), and the United States (ACI 440.2R-08).Evolved from thorough class notes used to teach a […]