Building & Construction: Construction Materials

  • Guide to Successful Brickwork book cover

    Guide to Successful Brickwork

    4th Edition

    By Brick Development Association

    The BDA Guide to Successful Brickwork is the definitive practical guide to obtaining successful results in brickwork construction. Written by a team of experts from the Brick Development Association, the representative group in industry for brickwork construction, this best-selling text has now…

    Paperback – 2020-07-21 
    Routledge

  • Building Services Design for Energy Efficient Buildings book cover

    Building Services Design for Energy Efficient Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By Paul Tymkow, Savvas Tassou, Maria Kolokotroni, Hussam Jouhara

    The role and influence of building services engineers are undergoing rapid change and are pivotal to achieving low-carbon buildings. However, textbooks in the field have tended to remain fairly traditional with a detailed focus on the technicalities of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (…

    Paperback – 2020-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Constructing Building Enclosures: Architectural History, Technology and Poetics in the Postwar Era book cover

    Constructing Building Enclosures

    Architectural History, Technology and Poetics in the Postwar Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clifton Fordham

    Constructing Building Enclosures investigates and interrogates tensions between the disciplines of architecture and engineering as they wrestled with technology and building cultures that evolved to deliver structures in the modern era. At the center of this history are inventive architects,…

    Paperback – 2020-07-13 
    Routledge

  • Aluminium in Building book cover

    Aluminium in Building

    1st Edition

    By John Lane

    First published in 1992. Aluminium is a relatively new material, first used on a commercial basis just over 100 years ago. Today it has taken its place alongside other traditional materials as an established building element. In this variable reference source, John Lane discusses the history and…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Chudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook book cover

    Chudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook

    12th Edition

    By Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno, Karl Kovac

    The 12th edition of Chudley and Greeno’s Building Construction Handbook remains THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02
    Routledge

  • Doors: History, Repair and Conservation book cover

    Doors

    History, Repair and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Tutton, James W.P. Campbell

    In Doors: History, Repair and Conservation, readers are guided through the function, history, development, care, repair and conservation of doors by chapter authors who are experts in their field. This book offers depth and range of detail from dating and archaeology right through to the surveying,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17
    Routledge

  • Practical Concrete Mix Design book cover

    Practical Concrete Mix Design

    1st Edition

    By Avijit Chaubey

    Practical Concrete Mix Design has been compiled to help readers understand the concrete mix design methodology, including formulas and tables involved in the pertinent steps. This book helps engineers understand the mix design procedure, through illuminating every possible explanation for each step…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12
    CRC Press

  • Structural Restoration of Masonry Monuments: Arches, Domes and Walls book cover

    Structural Restoration of Masonry Monuments

    Arches, Domes and Walls, 1st Edition

    By George G. Penelis, Gregory G. Penelis

    Historic structures need to be restored in line with international guidance and charters developed by architects and archaeologists, but technical understanding of structural engineering and materials is crucial, particularly with respect to response to earthquake loading. This guide to structural…

    Hardback – 2020-02-14
    CRC Press

  • Construction 4.0: An Innovation Platform for the Built Environment book cover

    Construction 4.0

    An Innovation Platform for the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anil Sawhney, Michael Riley, Javier Irizarry

    Modelled on the concept of Industry 4.0, the idea of Construction 4.0 is based on a confluence of trends and technologies that promise to reshape the way built environment assets are designed, constructed, and operated. With the pervasive use of Building Information Modelling (BIM), lean…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge

  • Test Quality for Construction, Materials and Structures: Proceedings of the International RILEM/ILAC Symposium book cover

    Test Quality for Construction, Materials and Structures

    Proceedings of the International RILEM/ILAC Symposium, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Fickelson

    Testing of materials and manufactured items is a key element in the process from standard specifications though control and verification during manufacture to trade in actual products. Cooperative agreements and networks are being set up covering reference materials and calibration. This process is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques book cover

    Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques

    1st Edition

    By Gary Anglin

    To understand Construction Estimating one must also understand plan reading and construction techniques. This book is designed to teach the construction student these three core skills in equal measure. Using hundreds of plans, sketches, and photos, the book builds case studies of the major…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18
    Routledge

  • Affordable Housing for Smart Villages book cover

    Affordable Housing for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Sally Donovan

    This book initiates a fresh discussion of affordability in rural housing set in the context of the rapidly shifting balance between rural and urban populations. It conceptualises affordability in rural housing along a spectrum that is interlaced with cultural and social values integral to rural…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

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