Buildings and Infrastructure
Predictive and Optimised Life-Cycle Management sets out methodologies to meet the demands of the current trend towards sustainable civil engineering and building. Encompassing all aspects of construction practice, from design through to demolition and the recycling of materials, Sarja provides...
Published June 29th 2006 by Routledge
Traditionally the process of design has concentrated on the construction phase itself, with the primary objective being to optimise efficiency and minimise costs during development and construction. With the move towards a more sustainable development comes the need for this short-term approach to...
Published March 27th 2002 by CRC Press
There is clearly potential for the industrial production of open buildings, buildings where the parts which are designed to allow a high degree of freedom for layout, construction and adaptation. Industrialized open building has the potential to radically cut building costs and construction...
Published June 17th 1998 by Routledge
Concrete structures can be designed for durability by applying the principles and procedures of reliability theory combined with traditional structural design. This book is the first systematic attempt to introduce into structural design a general theory of structural reliability and existing...
Published May 15th 1996 by CRC Press