Daily Archives: August 10, 2016
Founded in 1888, James Hardie Industries is one of Australia's oldest, richest and proudest corporations, who's fortunes were based on what proved to be on of the worst industrial poisons of the 20th century: asbestos. Asbestos House is a saga of high finance, industrial history legal intrigue, medical breakthrough and human
Das Buch behandelt die physikalischen und physiologischen Grundlagen der Technischen Akustik, Probleme der Maschinen- und Raumakustik sowie die akustische Messtechnik. Breiten Raum nehmen Fragen der Schallentstehung, der Luft- und Korperschallausbreitung sowie der Larmminderung ein, wie sie etwa im Schienen- und Strassenverkehr auftreten. Die Beitrage sind gegenuber der Vorauflage grundlich uberarbeitet und erweitert worden. Das Buch […]
Download ebook Low Energy Timber Frame Buildings : Designing For High Performance – Geoffrey Pitts, Robin LancashireRead More
This is a state-of-the-art guide to the Mechanics of Asphalt Concrete. "Mechanics of Asphalt" systematically covers both the fundamentals and most recent developments in applying rational mechanics, microstructure characterization methods, and numerical tools to understand the behavior of asphalt concrete (AC). This book describes the essential mathematics, mechanics, and numerical techniques required for comprehending advanced […]
This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Orientation to the Maritime Pipefitting Trade, Maritime Pipefitting Trade Math, Pipefitting Hand Tools, Pipefitting Power Tools, Oxyfuel Cutting, and Ladders and Scaffolds.
Portland cement is one of the most traditional of construction materials. Rising costs of the energy required for its manufacture and the increasing interest in understanding the mechanisms of concrete deterioration, as well as the importance of optimising the use of Portland cement in high quality concrete, have continued to sustain interest in this important […]
Sweets Residential Cost Guide 2008 provides contractrors, architects, engineers, and all other building professionals the highest available level of precision in predicting construction costs for: sitework, concrete & masonry, metals, wood & plastics, thermal & moisture protection, doors & windows, finishes, specialties, equipment, furnishings, special construction, conveying systems, mechanical systems, electrical systems, square foot tables […]
Learn the feature-rich software that will help you quickly and effectively complete design building information modeling (BIM) tasks! BIM for Construction Using ArchiCAD focuses on this exciting software from Graphisoft and how it applies to architecture and construction. The book begins with a discussion of the current state of BIM, then progresses to architectural site […]
This comprehensive yet concise publication provides a convenient reference for regulations in the 2003 International Plumbing Code (IPC ). The 2003 International Plumbing Code addresses the design and installation of plumbing systems through requirements that emphasize performance. Provisions are provided for fixtures, piping, fittings, and devices as well as design and installation methods for water […]
Landowners and managers, municipalities, the logging and livestock industries, and conservation professionals all increasingly recognize that setting prescribed fires may reduce the devastating effects of wildfire, control invasive brush and weeds, improve livestock range and health, maintain wildlife habitat, control parasites, manage forest lands, remove hazardous fuel in the wildland-urban interface, and create residential buffer […]
Download ebook The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines for Preserviing, Rehabilitating, Restoring, and Reconstructing Historic Buildings – Kay D Weeks, Anne E Grimmer
Provides guidance to historic building owners and building managers, preservation consultants, architects, contractors, and project reviewers prior to treatment of historic buildings.