Daily Archives: September 17, 2016
The skyscraper is an American invention that has captured the public's imagination for over a century. The tall building is wholly manmade and borne in the minds of those with both slide rules and computers. The American Skyscraper 1850-1940: A Celebration of Height is the story of the skyscraper's rise and the recognition of those […]
Download ebook Conscious Cooperation : How to Create Successful Construction Projects – Stuart Baker
This book is a guide on how to begin, nurture and finish successful construction projects. Written for contractors, property owners and anyone involved in the construction process, the book is rich in illustrative stories and point-by-point advice. It also contains powerful interviews with noted mediators, customers and construction professionals. It evolved out of years of […]
Download ebook Hometech Remodeling & Renovation Cost Estimator : North Carolina 01 – Asheville & Vicinity –Read More
Download ebook Materials Selection for Hydrocarbon and Chemical Plants – David A. Hansen, Robert P. Puyear
Describes the systematic procedure for using process and mechanical design information to select construction materials suitable for a range of chemical and hydrocarbon processing plants. The volume features tables for locating the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) product form specifications for construction materials that have code-allowable design stresses. It analyzes threshold values for […]
Download ebook Innovative Subsurface Remediation : Field Testing of Physical, Chemical and Characterization Technologies – M.L. Brusseau, D. a. Sabatini, J. S. Gierke, M. D. Annable
This volume evaluates a selection of new technologies for the remediation of groundwater pollution. It covers techniques for both site remediation and characterization, and many of the techniques described are ready for commercial application.
Download ebook Winning Business : How to Use Financial Analysis and Benchmarks to Outscore Your Competition – Rich Gildersleeve
Today's business environment is a competition, and business managers need the right game plan if they want to win. Successful businesses do a lot of the same things well. They track inventories, expenses, growth, break-even units, margins, employee turnover, compensation plans, return on training, sales, earnings per employee, and a host of other statistics. But […]
Download ebook Earthquake Protection of Building Equipment and Systems : Bridging the Implementation Gap – Jeffrey A. Gatscher, Gary L. McGavin, Philip J. CaldwellRead More
Download ebook Refurbishment Manual : Maintenance, Conversions, Extensions – Georg Giebeler, Rainer Fisch, Harald Krause, Florian Musso, Karl-Heinz Petzinka, Alexander Rudolphi
Das Buch stellt eine praktische Planungshilfe zum Thema Sanierung dar. Es liefert konkrete Hinweise zu Planungsschritten, Methoden der Bauanalyse und Kostenkennwerten und Konstruktionslosungen an Beispielen.
Download ebook Advances in Cement Technology : Critical Reviews & Case Studies on Manufacturing, Quality Control, Optimization & Use – S. N. GhoshRead More
Download ebook E12.3 Ammeters & Voltmeters Video – Delmar Thomson Learning, Delmar Learning, Cengage Learning Delmar
This program is specifically designed to be used individually so that the viewer can learn at their own pace and receive reinforcement where and when they need it most. Each of these video programs is carefully hand-crafted combining the crystal clear close-up videography with concise scripting that insures the highest of information retention by the […]
Download ebook Window Design Strategies to Conserve Energy – Center for Building Technology, Bureau Of Standards National Bureau of Standards, Department of Urban Housing and Development, For Building Technology Center for Building Technology, Dept of Urban & Housing Development, National Bureau of Standards, Dept of Urban and Housing Development
A multitude of design strategies are available to achieve energy-efficient windows. Opportunities for improving window performance fall into six groups: site, exterior appendages, frame, glazing, interior accessories, and building interior. Design strategies within these groups can improve one or more of the six energy functions of windows: solar heating, daylighting, shading, insulation, air tightness, and […]
Written for the core units of the Cskills Awards Construction Diplomas, this book has been developed in partnership with Leeds College of Building to bring you up-to-date and expert knowledge of the construction industry. Also relevant for the City & Guilds qualifications.