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Our all-new Automotive Engine Performance and Diagnosis Video Series offers viewers an extraordinarily complete introduction to must-know topics, including: ignition, fuel, emissions, and computerized-engine controls. Conveniently organized into four sets of four tapes each, all VHS videos in this series use a powerful combination of live action, computer animations, and precision graphics to explain key […]
Download ebook Mechanical Properties of Self-Compacting Concrete : State-of-the-art Report of the RILEM Technical Committee 228-MPS on Mechanical Properties of Self-compacting Concrete – Kamal Khayat, Geert De Schutter
The State-of-the-Art Report of RILEM Technical Committee 228-MPS on Mechanical properties of Self-Compacting Concrete (SCC) summarizes an extensive body of information related to mechanical properties and mechanical behaviour of SCC. Due attention is given to the fact that the composition of SCC varies significantly. A wide range of mechanical properties are considered, including compressive strength, […]
Effective Speaking provides the hard scientific information about audience psychology, text preparation, presentation methods, voice production, body language and persuasive advocacy which will help would-be speakers improve their performance. The emphasis throughout is on practical self-help, on methods which have been shown to work, with clear explanations of just why they are effective.
Download ebook Proc of the 10th Intl Offshore & Polar Engineering Conf (Isope) Seattle Wa 5/28 – 6/2/2000 – IsopeRead More
In this book, Taunton present 21 articles from past issues of "Fine Homebuilding" magazine, – all of which deal with windows and doors-choosing them, building them, installing them, fixing them. Written by builders, these articles represent hard-won knowledge and years of experience. Because they're often called on to remodel homes, builders see first-hand what has […]
Download ebook Building Information Modeling: Set 2 : Planning and Managing Construction Projects with 4D CAD and Simulations – Willem Kymmell
Improve Planningand Management on Any Construction Project with Powerful BIM Tools Building information modeling (BIM) integrates 3D drawings and 4D animations to dramatically improve the communication, coordination, and planning of construction projects, while reducing risks, errors, and costs. Building Information Modeling is an in-depth resource that shows architects and building professionals how to capitalize on […]
Download ebook Corrosion of Rc Structures Under Severe Environmental Actions – Dr Raja Rizwan Hussain, Dr T, Dr P
One of the great concerns in view of the durability of reinforced concrete is the corrosion of steel reinforcement in concrete. RC structures exposed to chloride and high temperature environments like sea, deicing salts, deserts and industrial zones suffer from accelerated corrosion of rebars. There is no doubt that the presence of chloride ions promote […]
Download ebook Business Letters for the Construction Industry : A Guide to Construction Communication – Andrew Atkinson
This book presents a practical and invaluable arsenal of professionally-written model letters tailored specifically to the construction industry. Use this book to make your business stand out from the crowd and get your message across more effectively than ever before! The organized format lets you pinpoint exactly what you need through realistic scenarios that explain […]
Download ebook Smart Home Systems and the Code for Sustainable Homes : A BRE Guide – Alison Nicholl, Mike PerryRead More
Download ebook Nine Fatality Apartment House Fire, Ludington, Michigan : U.S. Fire Administration Technical Report- 072 – U S Fire Administration, Randolph E Kirby
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.
Each title in this unique series describes the invention and development of a great invention or idea used in today's world, and includes a glossary, a list of websites, and a bibliography for further reading.
Download ebook Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2004 – U S Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U S Fire Administration
This report continues a series of annual studies by the USFA of on-duty firefighter fatalities in the United States. The USFA is the single public agency source of information for all on-duty firefighter fatalities in the United States each year. The unique and specific objective of this study is to identify all on-duty firefighter fatalities […]
Over GBP6 billion is scheduled for investment in the UK's railway infrastructure over the next few years, with GBP1.2 billion committed to enhancement projects, GBP1.3 billion to infrastructure maintenance and GBP1.2 billion on track renewals. Significant investment is also planned in signalling, telecommunications, electrification, stations and depot buildings. Bidding for, winning and completing this work […]
The Recommendations for Energy-efficient Exterior Lighting Systems supports informed customers / users of exterior lighting systems, providing a basis for evaluation of technical issues and decision-making on technology adoption in order to achieve functional, budgetary and compliance requirements. It provides recommendations for decision making and appropriate approaches to the specification and procurement of energy efficient […]
"Evacuation from Fires, Volume II" in this important new series was developed because of the fundamental importance of removing occupants from harm's way during building fires and the need to demonstrate new analytical techniques and tools for the design and evaluation of exit requirements during fire emergencies. The corollary issue of elevator transport for evacuation […]