Daily Archives: August 18, 2016
This comprehensive yet accessible text emphasizes problem solving, evaluation of projects, capital budgeting and resource allocation under risk and uncertainty. Current theory of economics and finance is also discussed andthe text is complemented by a full set of problems, exercises and case studies.
This is a reprint of the U. S. Army field manual intended primarily for use as a training guide and reference text for engineer personnel responsible for field construction with concrete and masonry materials. Main chapter headings are: Part One – Concrete Introduction Concrete Components Proportioning Concrete Mixtures Form Design and Construction Construction Procedures Reinforced […]
Now updated to reflect the most current industry standards and technology, the 2015 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE provides guidelines and requirements for the continued use and maintenance of plumbing, mechanical, electrical and fire protection systems in existing residential and nonresidential structures. This valuable reference guide's comprehensive coverage also extends to include space requirements for determining […]
Concrete has clearly emerged as the most economical and durable material for the building of the vast majority of marine structures. Reinforced concrete too has overcome the technological problems making it a suitable material for the construction of advanced marine structures such as offshore drilling platforms, superspan bridges and undersea tunnels. As the world becomes […]
Download ebook Terra 2000 Postprints : 8th International Conference on the Study and Conservation of Earthen Architecture, Torquay, Devon, UK, May 2000 – John Fidler, John Hurd, Linda Watson, Nicola SterryRead More
Our HomeTech Publishing Handyman Cost Estimator will give the ability to price small jobs (under $4000) with the speed and accuracy HomeTech Publishing products have been delivering for over 45 years. This comprehensive system is laid out the same as the HomeTech Publishing Remodeling & Renovation Cost Estimator with the same 25 divisions from Plans […]
A reference manual for both uniformed and civilian inspectors, Fire Inspection and Code Enforcement (7th edition) is a comprehensive source of information. This manual educates inspectors about the principles and techniques of fire prevention and life-safety inspection and code compliance. It addresses NFPA® 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, Levels […]
Download ebook Defend Your Condo & Homeowner Rights! What You Must Do When the Board Turns Your Life Upside Down – Dr Joyce Starr
DEFEND YOUR CONDO & HOMEOWNER RIGHTS! is the first self-defense guide for concerned or distraught Condo and Homeowner Association (HOA) members. Vital information and insider secrets are revealed in remarkable detail. This book is your armor and shield if/when the Board turns your life upside down. Targeted as a condo whistleblower over toxic mold, Dr. […]
Uses a simple and practical approach to cover typical components and design of ordinary, uncomplicated systems for building lighting basics. Both natural lighting and electrical lighting are included and both the Commission Internationale d'Eclairage and IESNA methods are introduced for daylighting calculations. An expanded version of the point method is shown that covers all orientations […]
Examines the natural and artificial illumination of interior and exterior spaces and the scientific and aesthetic background to light and color theory in architecture.
Download ebook Creep in Timber Structures : Report of RILEM Technical Committee 112-TSC – P. Morlier
This book brings together up to date information from research and practice about the interaction between moisture changes and mechanical loading, which may lead to excessive deflections or joint movements in timber structures. It has important applications in timber engineering, and consequences for national and international structural codes of practice.
The complete text of the 2009 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) and insightful, practical commentaries unite to create a powerful tool that will give readers the knowledge not only to understand the code, but also to apply it. Using a clear, straightforward writing style, the 2009 INTERNATIONAL PROPERLY MAINTENANCE CODE COMMENTARY explores the code in […]
Ugly's Plumbing References is a quick, on-the-job resource specifically designed to provide plumbing professionals with the most commonly required information on installing plumbing piping, fixtures, and appliances in both commercial and residential buildings. This essential pocket guide includes diagrams, calculations, and quick explanations on how to select proper materials, tools, and equipment, as well as […]
Download ebook Ductility of Seismic-resistant Steel Structures – Federico M. Mazzolani, Victor Gioncu
This book is a state-of-the-art report on the ductility of steel structures, containing a comprehensive review of the technical literature available, and presenting the results of the authors' own extensive research activities in this area. Analytical and numerical methods are described, and a wealth of practical information is provided. Ductility of Seismic-Resistant Steel Structures will […]
Softwoods are used extensively in the building industry for structural components, joinery, wood trim and many less sophisticated purposes. However, to date there has been very little detailed information published to guide those who have to specify softwoods for building. This book provides model specifications for structural, joinery and wood trim uses, referring as necessary […]