Category Archives: materials
Download ebook $12 Million Dollar Fire at Dogwood Elementary School – Reston, Virginia – U S Department of Homeland Security, William A Tobin, Hollis Stambaugh
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.
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 […]
Download ebook Directory of National Community Volunteer Fire Prevention Program : Community-Based Fire Prevention Education Initiatives, 1984-1992 – Federal Emergency Management Agency, National Criminal Justice Association
The National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) is pleased to provide this publication. This revised directory updates the original version published in 1990 and is intended for public safety officials and private sector organizations wishing to learn more about program development, resource-raising, and specific NCVFPP activities.
Download ebook Development and the Law : A Guide for Construction and Property Professionals – Godfrey Bruce-Radcliffe
A gap has long existed between construction professionals – such as architects, engineers, quantity surveyors and consultants – and the property development process. The underlying development structures, expressed in terms of legal obligation and accountability, are all too little understood. This practical guide by a highly experienced lawyer identifies the role of the construction professional […]
The successful use of concrete is often difficult in hot climates due to the poor quality and limited supplies of aggregates and cements, lack of skilled labour and the need for good supervision. The most demanding requirement is placed on concrete by the environment itself, by large temperature changes, highly aggressive soils and severe atmospheric […]
The first book of its kind to provide, in one volume, a highly practical and concise guide to the subject. It starts by reviewing the fundamentals of cement technology and then proceeds to deal with applications in producing high strength high performance concretes using the various means and mineral admixtures to produce such concretes.
Download ebook Cool Thermodynamics : The Engineering and Physics of Predictive, Diagnostic and Optimization Methods for Cooling Systems – Jeffrey M. Gordon, Kim Choon Ng
This book is geared toward those interested in the engineering and physics of airconditioning and refrigeration devices (chillers). Analytic thermodynamic models are developed for a wide variety of cooling systems and a broad range of operating conditions. These models are easily implemented in the field or laboratory. Although the authors focus upon mechanical (electrically-driven) chillers […]
Download ebook Structural Analysis of Historic Buildings : Restoration, Preservation and Adaptive Reuse Applications for Architects and Engineers – J. Stanley Rabun
Structural Analysis of Historic Buildings offers the most' complete, detailed, and authentic data available on the materials, calculation methods, and design techniques used by architects and engineers of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It provides today's building professionals with information needed to analyze, modify, and certify historic buildings for modern use.Among the many important […]
This Third Edition of the well-received engineering materials book has been completely updated, and now contains over 1,100 citations. Thorough enough to serve as a text, and up-to-date enough to serve as a reference. There is a new chapter on strengthening mechanisms in metals, new sections on composites and on superlattice dislocations, expanded treatment of […]
Download ebook Constructional Steel Design : World Developments – P. J. Dowling, Professor J. E. Harding, Reidar Bjorhovde, Enrique Martinez-Romero
This book consists of the papers presented at the First World Conference on Constructional Steel Design held in Acapulco, Mexico, December 1992. The Conference provided a forum for presentation and discussion by designers and research workers involved with steel construction.
Download ebook Guidelines for Process Equipment Reliability Data : With Data Tables – Center For Chemical Process Safety
The book supplements "Guidelines for Chemical Process Quantitative Risk Analysis" by providing the failure rate data needed to perform a chemical process quantitative risk analysis.
Download ebook Hometech Remodeling & Renovation Cost Estimator : California 04 – San Diego & Vicinity –Read More
Electrical installations in buildings are becoming increasingly complex. As an intermediary between all parties involved in the construction project, the architect needs to have a solid, basic understanding in this field in order to be able to prepare the design accordingly and to competently advise his clients. BASICS Electrical Installations conveys the basic concepts of […]