Daily Archives: September 12, 2016
Residential property prices have risen dramatically over the years, yet there are thousands of dilapidated and unused buildings which can present a much cheaper way of acquiring a home. This book examines every aspect of converting types of redundant property including surveys, legislation and regulations, professional help and advice, and budgeting and insurance. It also […]
Covers the components of a typical SCBA system, routine care and maintenance, proper techniques for use and emergency survival techniques using the SCBA. This workbook reinforces key concepts presented in video presentations and serves as a source of documentation.
This exciting illustrated tour takes you step-by-step behind the scenes of the most incredible implosions in the world from standing skyscrapers to-kaboom!-a pile of rubble. A hotel in Atlantic city, a bridge in France, an office in Tokyo, a factory in Pittsburgh, a casino in Las Vegas-these incredible demolition projects and more are illustrated with […]
This book is a comprehensive discussion and economic analysis of large-scale solar power systems, specifically referencing critical issues related to design construction and financing. The book provides practical design, installation, and financing guidelines for large-scale commercial and industrial solar power projects. Engineering design and construction methodologies as well as economic analysis provide a step-by-step walk-through […]
Presenting modern advances in the machining of ceramics and composites, this work offers broadly based, fundamental information for selecting the appropriate machining processes and parameters, developing successful manufacturing strategies, and designing novel machining systems. It focuses on scientific and engineering developments affecting the present and future of machining processes.
Download ebook Barns & Backbuildings : Designs for Barns, Carriage Houses, Stables, Garages & Sheds – Donald J BergRead More
Written for both seasoned professionals and industry novices by a professional with nearly three decades of experience in operations and business development, Marketing Construction Services provides a general overview, as well as a comprehensive understanding, of the projects, trades, money, and market processes of the construction industry. It is a "must read" for anyone working […]
Download ebook Working Construction : Why White Working-Class Men Put Themselves – and the Labor Movement – in Harm's Way – Kris Paap
Kris Paap worked for nearly three years as a carpenter's apprentice on a variety of jobsites, closely observing her colleagues' habits, expressions, and attitudes. As a woman in an overwhelmingly male and stereotypically "macho" profession, Paap uses her experiences to reveal the ways that gender, class, and race interact in the construction industry. She shows […]
The Laboratory Manual is a valuable tool designed to enhance your lab experience. Lab activities, objectives, materials lists, step-by-step procedures, illustrations, and review questions are commonly found in the Lab Manual.
This text provides a comprehensive look at how to estimate electrical wiring for residential and commercial buildings with extensive discussion of manual vs. computer-assisted estimating. Each chapter focuses on a specific component such as the estimating process, labor units, estimate recap, bid processing and bid analysis, as well as contracts and proposals. Case studies, blueprints, […]
Download ebook Quantity Surveying : For the Use of Surveyors, Architects, Engineers and Builders – John Leaning
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected […]
Provides examples of modern, energy-efficient homes, information on how to design and build a passive solar house, and speculation on the future of solar energy
The 5th edition of 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 Welding Symbols, Reading Welding Detail Drawings, Physical Characteristics and Mechanical Properties of Metals, Preheating and Postheating of Metals, GMAW & FCAW – Equipment and […]