Daily Archives: August 3, 2016
Download ebook The Fires : How a Computer Formula, Big Ideas, and the Best of Intentions Burned Down New York City-And Determined the Future of Cities – Joe Flood
A revealing account of the first time computer modeling met City Hall — and the disaster that ensued In 1968, New York City struck a deal with the RAND Corporation to use their computer models to establish more efficient public services and save millions of dollars, beginning their first civilian effort with the FDNY. Over […]
Good estimates are essential to bidding, budgeting, and completing a job. Sweet's Unit Cost Guide 2002 provides all the costs associated with construction jobs of all sizes – residential and commercial. Labor, materials, and equipment prices are obtained from the averages incurred on actual jobs in 100 cities and presented in CSI MasterFormat – the […]
Vibro compaction and vibro stone columns are the two dynamic methods of soil improvement most commonly used worldwide. These methods have been developed over almost eighty years and are now of unrivalled importance as modern foundation measures. Vibro compaction works on granular soils by densification, and vibro stone columns are used to displace and reinforce […]
In our expectations, concrete is always rough and grey. Therefore, how to increase its public acceptance is architects' great consideration. Many architects have tried actively; some mix concrete and other materials in a proper proportionclean concrete surface combined with carefully manufactured wood or metal makes it easier to be acceptable. The perfection and abstraction of […]
This instructor package for Emergency Incident Media Coverage gives the class administrator all of the tools necessary to ensure a successful class presentation. This instructor package includes: • Instructions for using the instructor package • Instructor guide lesson plans for each chapter that walk the instructor through effective classroom sessions • Supplemental lesson plans • […]
A unique approach to diagnosing and repairing commercial/industrial electrical equipment, from motors, computers, elevators, and fire alarm systems to heavy-duty ovens and audio equipment If you are a construction or maintenance electrician who often gets called to fix malfunctioning industrial electrical equipment when specialized technicians aren't available, this is the perfect guide for you. Troubleshooting […]
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), and International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) are pleased to bring you Fire Service Instructor: Principles and Practice, a new text developed to meet and exceed the 2007 Edition of NFPA 1041, Standard for Instructor Professional Qualifications. This text, which utilizes a […]
Download ebook Hometech Kitchen & Bath Cost Estimator : New York 06 – Albany / Schenectady & Vicinity –Read More
Download ebook Three Firefighter Fatalities in Training Exercise- Milford, Michigan – U S Department of Homeland Security, J Gordon Routley
This body of work provides detailed information on the nature of the fire problem for policymakers who must decide on allocations of resources between fire and other pressing problems, and within the fire service to improve codes and code enforcement, training, public fire education, building technology, and other related areas.
This book presents the findings of a detailed study to explore the behavior of architectural glazing systems during and after an earthquake and to develop design proposals that will mitigate or even eliminate the damage inflicted on these systems. The seismic behavior of common types of architectural glazing systems are investigated and causes of damage […]
Download ebook Construction Management Made Easy : Or Do I Really Want to Manage That Construction Project Myself, the Ultimate Self Help Guide and Handbook on Discovering the Secrets of Fast and Easy Do It Yourself Construction Management for Any Size Project. – W Gary Westernoff
The ultimate self help guide and handbook on discovering the secrets of fast and easy do it yourself construction management for any size project.
Download ebook The Practice of Cost Segregation Analysis : Maximizing Tax Bennefits for Building Acquisitions and Construction – Bruce A. Desrosiers, Wayne J. DelPico
This expert guide walks you through the practice of cost segregation analysis, which enables property owners to defer taxes and benefit from "accelerated cost recovery" through depreciation deductions on assets that are properly identified and classified. A relatively new practice that evolved from various court decisions and Internal Revenue Service rulings, cost segregation can be […]
Download ebook Guidelines for Safe Automation of Chemical Processes – Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS)
Increased automation reduces the potential for operator error, but introduces the possibility of new types of errors in design and maintenance. This book provides designers and operators of chemical process facilities with a general philosophy and approach to safe automation, including independent layers of safety.