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  1. The Technology of Building Defects

    By John Hinks, Geoff Cook

    The Technology of Building Defects has been developed to provide a unique review of the subject. Defects are considered as part of the whole building rather than in isolation. General educational objectives are set out which offer the reader the opportunity of self-assessment. Each section is...

    Published October 30th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Global Environmental Change

    A Natural and Cultural Environmental History, 2nd Edition

    By Antoinette Mannion

    Now in its second edition. This text has been extensively revised and rewritten to reflect the growth in environmental research during the last decade. Human-induced environmental change is occurring at such a rapid rate that, inevitably, the fundamental processes involved in biogeochemical cycling...

    Published October 21st 1997 by Routledge

  3. Building Services Engineering Spreadsheets

    By David Chadderton

    Building Services Engineering Spreadsheets is a versatile, user friendly tool for design calculations. Spreadsheet application software is readily understandable since each formula is readable in the location where it is used. Each step in the development of these engineering solutions is fully...

    Published October 16th 1997 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 1997 by CRC Press

  5. 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 October 1st 1997 by Routledge

  6. Mortars and Cements


    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 October 1st 1997 by Routledge

  7. 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 October 1st 1997 by Routledge

  8. 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 8th 1997 by Routledge

  9. 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 4th 1997 by Spon Press

  10. 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 7th 1997 by CRC Press