Category Archives: architecture
Download ebook Arboriculture : Care of Trees, Shrubs and Vines in the Landscape – Richard W. Harris, James R. Clark, Nelda P. Matheny
For Landscape Horticulture, Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, and Landscape Architecture courses at the undergraduate level. Regarded by many as an irreplaceable reference tool, this comprehensive, analytic, and logically organized guide describes current and new woody landscape plant selection and maintenance practices and evaluates them based on the most recent research and experience.
Download ebook Numerical Models in Fracture Mechanics of Concrete : Proceedings of the 1st Bolomey Workshop, Zurich, 16-17 July 1992 – Folker H. Wittmann
Comprising the proceedings of a workshop on numerical models in fracture mechanics of concrete, this work covers the frictious crack model, the smeared crack model, continuous fracture models, and probabilistic aspects.
Download ebook Beneficial Uses of Dredged Material – US Army Corps of Engineers, Army Corps of Engineers U S Army Corps of Engineers
This manual provides guidance for planning, designing, developing, and managing dredged material for beneficial uses, incorporating ecological concepts and engineering designs with biological, economical, and social feasibility. Beneficial uses of dredged material have been proven on numerous sites in United States waterways. This manual will be helpful to scientists and engineers responsible for dredging and […]
Most people want to know about their past, and to see and hear about the evidence of it. They want to learn about past history, and some places are particularly suited to achieving this. Conservation of such places is important to national or local self-identity.' Looking After Heritage Places is a comprehensive reference and sourcebook […]
Download ebook Construction Industry Forms 1995: Cumulative Supplement to v.1 & 2 – Robert F. Cushman, George L. BlickRead More
The inside scoop for when you want more than the official line! No matter what changes and improvements you're planning for your home, from remodeling a kitchen to building a deck, hiring contractors can be a scary experience. From the moment you start looking for a contractor until the day you sit back and enjoy […]
In 1988, forest fires raged in Yellowstone National Park, destroying more than a million acres. As the nation watched the land around Old Faithful burn, a longstanding conflict over fire management reached a fever pitch. Should the U.S. Park and Forest Services suppress fires immediately or allow some to run their natural course? When should […]
Bringing together the best aspects of ambulatory care, complementary medicine, and fitness clubs under one roof, wellness centers are poised to become an essential vehicle of healthcare delivery for the 21st century. Although wellness-based programs have been instituted by nearly every hospital system in North America, very little has been published on this rapidly emerging […]
The traditional Japanese house is universally admired for its clean lines, intricate joinery, and unparalleled woodworking. The authors of this elegant volume, Peggy Landers Rao and Len Brackett, show how a classic Japanese- style house can be built to offer the warmth and comfort that modern homeowners require. Len Brackett, rigorously trained in traditional architecture […]
Download ebook Making Industrial Buildings Work : Initiatives in Conservation and Regeneration – Michael Stratton
The adaptive re-use of industrial buildings has been a positive aspect of conservation planning and architecture for over two decades. Industrial Buildings gives guidance as to the types of building stock offering greatest potential for conversion and that are likely to be viable and sustainable. With chapters contributed by key experts in the field, the […]
Download ebook E17.1 Magnetism/Electromagnetism Video – Delmar Learning, Delmar Thomson Learning, Learning Delmar
Features -explains magnetism and electromagnetism -shows how electrical generators and motors operate -compares generating AC to DC current, details AC measurement -explains capacitors, inductors, and transformers
Introduces and dissects fire engines, ambulances, lifeboats, and rescue helicopters and examines the work that they do in all kinds of settings. 20,000 first printing.