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  1. Passive Cooling of Buildings

    By D. Asimakopoulos

    Edited by M. Santamouris

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    Energy use in buildings in the EU represents about 40% of the total annual energy consumption. With greater awareness of the need to reduce energy consumption comes a growth of interest in passive cooling, particularly as an alternative to air-conditioning. This book describes the fundamentals of...

    Published March 1st 1996 by Routledge

  2. Materials Technology

    By Yvonne Dean

    Series: Mitchells Building Series

    Materials Technology clearly identifies materials and technology as the fundamental generators of buildings and examines how they determine the structure, overall form and quality. It examines the issues that determine the choice of materials, and argues that the decision-making of architects,...

    Published February 16th 1996 by Routledge

  3. Processes of Urban Stone Decay

    Edited by B.J. Smith, P.A. Warke

    This study examines the various processes and the methods of determining urban stone decay. The contributions include coverage of: spatial variability of dissolution on a limestone surface; ageing of consolidated stone; and techniques for making contemporary copies of stone antiquities....

    Published February 1st 1996 by Routledge

  4. Fire Engineering and Emergency Planning

    Research and applications

    By R. Barham

    Protection against fire and prevention of explosion is vital in a modern industrial economy. This published proceedings of the First European Conference on Fire Engineering and Emergency Planning provides an authoritative base of materials covering the latest research, applications and hypotheses...

    Published January 4th 1996 by Routledge

  5. Cracking in Buildings

    (BRE 292)

    By R.B. Bonshor

    Most cracks happen because of small movements within and between the material and elements used in the construction of buildings, usually at points of weakness such as at openings in walls for windows and doors. Cracking in Buildings explains the science of cracking in an uncomplicated way, giving...

    Published January 1st 1996 by IHS BRE Press

  6. Photovoltaics in Buildings

    A Design Handbook for Architects and Engineers

    By Friedrich Sick

    Edited by Thomas Erge

    The integration of photovoltaics (PV) into buildings goes beyond energy saving by providing a clean and elegant way of actually generating electricity. There are already numerous successful examples and rapid technological improvements promise expansion of PV's present niche market to that of a...

    Published January 1st 1996 by Routledge

  7. Structural Failure

    Technical, Legal and Insurance Aspects

    Edited by H.P. Rossmanith

    The growing interest in the overlap between technical, legal and insurance aspects of technology and engineering is reflected in the formation of the new International Society for Technology, Law and Insurance (ISTLI). This book forms the proceedings of the founding symposium and contains wide...

    Published December 21st 1995 by CRC Press

  8. Detailing for Acoustics

    3rd Edition

    By Peter Lord, Duncan Templeton

    A manual of constructional details which shows how successful results in acoustic design can be achieved by correct use of building materials, products and components. Details are drawn to scale and carry informative labelling and supplementary text. This updated and revised edition of an...

    Published December 21st 1995 by Taylor & Francis

  9. The Electronic Information Age and Its Demands on Fire Safety

    By Frca

    Published November 27th 1995 by CRC Press

  10. Residential Estimator 1995

    By Marshall and Swift

    The Residential Estimator is designed as a comprehensive guide for estimating replacement costs for residential buildings. It covers all building types from bungalows to high rise flats....

    Published October 26th 1995 by Spon Press