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Download ebook Building Construction : Principles, Materials, & Systems Plus MyConstructionKit — Access Card Package – Medan Mehta, Walter Scarborough, Diane Armpriest
The science of building construction and design is evolving more quickly than ever before. The second edition of this outstanding text builds on the previous version. It incorporates the latest updates available, features hundreds of new pieces of artwork, and is now in FULL COLOR! Written by an author team with decades of experience in […]
Traditional building economics has primarily been concerned with issues around project appraisal and cost management techniques. On the other hand, modern construction economics has a wider focus with stronger links to mainstream economics, reflecting an increased interest in a range of theoretical issues in construction economics, both at the macro and micro level. In Modern […]
Download ebook Portfolio and Programme Management Demystified : Managing Multiple Projects Successfully – Geoff Reiss, Paul Rayner
You're now responsible for a programme, or you've got a portfolio to manage? Where do you start? Right here! Projects are not simply the bread and butter of an organisation. Form them into programmes or portfolios and they can be prioritised and integrated to deliver change to your organization in line with your strategic vision. […]
Download ebook The Disposal of Historic Buildings : Guidance Note for Government Departments and Non-departmental Public Bodies – Media and Sport Committee Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Culture
A guidance note for departments and non-departmental public bodies on key issues to be considered when disposing of historic buildings. The aim of the book is to indicate the policy framework within which the disposal of historic buildings should be addressed.
Download ebook Brickwork Arch Detailing – Kevan B.H. Brassington, Peter R. Lumbard, C. Philip Beardsworth, Richard G. Holton, Alf DooleyRead More
This CD-ROM contains a detailed guide to all aspects of residential wiring, as well as the complete 1999 National Electrical Code(r). It covers everything from wiring a lighting branch circuit to installing a service entrance. Lots of examples, wiring diagrams, photos, and illustrations explain all the 1999 NEC(r) requirements thoroughly. Each of the more than […]
Waste tyres could be utilized as partial replacement in order to preserve natural resources such as sand and to prevent the environment from further damage due to improper disposal of the tyres. In response to these demands, three series of investigations were conducted in this project.For Part I, the laboratory trials were conducted to study […]
Download ebook Fire Bomber into Hell : A Story of Survival in a Deadly Occupation – Linc W. Alexander
Fire Bomber Into Hell is the story of Fire Bombing as told by the author who flew bomber aircraft both in the United States and Canada for a total of 37 years. A must read for the person curious about what it takes for a pilot to fly daily into the dangerous boundary layer of […]
Download ebook Tropical Urban Heat Islands : Climate, Buildings and Greenery – Nyuk Hien Wong, Yu Chen
Conventional air conditioning is not a sustainable solution to the challenge of a hot or humid climate. The climate problem is compounded in so-called Urban Heat Islands, urban areas where the air can be 3-5 C hotter than its surrounding areas and where pollution levels are consequently raised. Including a colour section with thermal images […]
Covers design considerations, costs, and yardage calculation, describes useful tools, and discusses forms, pouring, placement, finishing, and edging
Extrication involves both proper equipment and efficient use of time to remove a trapped victim. Knowledge of the different tools and equipment is crucial for saving lives. In Lesson One, you will learn the most common extrication techniques and the right tools to perform the job. Lesson Two covers new vehicle technologies affecting the way […]
The outcome of a fire review can greatly impact the internal fire and life safety features, as well as the architectural design of a building. An insider's guide for both novice and expert, Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review provides the framework needed to design and evaluate a successful site plan for review. This […]
Download ebook The Country Builder's Assistant : The First American Architectural Handbook – Asher Benjamin
This book revolutionized 19th-century American architecture and changed forever the type of building that was done in our country.
Download ebook International Code Council Electrical Code : Administrative Provisions – International Code Council
The 2006 International Code Council Electrical Code Administrative Provisions contains the text necessary to administer and enforce the 2005 National Electrical Code and complies with electrical provisions contained in the other International Codes.