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  1. Multi-purpose High-rise Towers and Tall Buildings

    Edited by H.R. Viswanath, Jurek Tolloczko, J.N. Clarke

    Interest continues to develop in the design and construction of high-rise towers and tall buildings, structures with heights ranging from 75m to 500m and even more. This volume presents the papers from the third in a series of international conferences on the subject, organised by the International...

    Published October 8th 1997 by CRC Press

  2. Solar Energy in Building Renovation

    By Chiel Boonstra

    The first in this series of four brochures introduces the main strategies and considerations in solar design. The other three brochures cover major renovation concepts: glazed balconies and galleries; solar walls and transparent insulation; and solar collectors.;The brochures, as a set, provide an...

    Published September 30th 1997 by Routledge

  3. Mortars and Cements

    Facsimile

    By L.J. Vicat, J. Hawkesworth, J. T. Smith

    L. J. Vicat's investigations into the nature and use of limes first appeared in this English language edition in 1837 translated by Captain J. T. Smith, with the inclusion of extensive notes on developments in England at that time. Vicat's work is of immense interest and importance as it critically...

    Published September 30th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Observations on Limes

    By C.W. Paley

    This volume represents a small part of the book Sir Charles Pasley wrote in 1838 which detailed his own experiments in the development of artificial cement for military uses. Whilst much of the first part of Pasley's work is of limited use to those involved with the care of historic buildings today...

    Published September 30th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Environment and Services

    8th Edition

    By Peter Burberry

    Series: Mitchells Building Series

    Environment and Services provides a comprehensive introduction to the technical aspects of building design and construction in the fields of physical environment and services installation. It explains the principles involved, the materials and equipment required, design methods and applications....

    Published September 7th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Managing Risks in Projects

    By K.A. Artto, K. Kahkonen

    Managing Risks in Projects presents the latest skills, techniques, knowledge and experience of managing risks in projects from the leading worldwide experts. Many different types of projects are addressed spanning development, software, re-engineering, engineering and construction....

    Published September 3rd 1997 by Spon Press

  7. Formwork

    A practical guide

    By Geoffrey Lee, Peter McAdam

    To optimise formwork costs and minimise the time for its construction, the contractor needs to understand the guiding principles of safe and efficient formwork construction. He must also have some insight into the relative merits of the various methods, and should appreciate the practical details...

    Published August 6th 1997 by CRC Press

  8. Electrical Power Technology

    By D Tyler

    This book is a comprehensive introductory text on electrical power, encompassing generation, electrical machines, motors, electrical materials, etc. David Tyler's approach is designed for independent or classroom study, with plenty of learning checks and activities throughout. The content is...

    Published August 6th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Maths for the Building Trades

    By Jim Kidd, Ian Bell

    Maths for the Building Trades provides students of all ages with an easy-to-understand guide to the fundamental mathematics that is required in their area of study and beyond. It can be used as a learning programme on its own or in conjunction with the textbooks associated with their chosen...

    Published June 24th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Building Services, Technology and Design

    By Roger Greeno

    Series: Chartered Institute of Building

    Building Services, Technology and Design provides a concise guide to the installation and design of principal services in domestic and commercial buildings. It covers the level 2 module of The CIOB's Education Framework and is officially sanctioned by the CIOB as the recognised text for that module...

    Published June 19th 1997 by Routledge