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Barry S Introduction To Construction Of Buildings

Author : Stephen Emmitt
ISBN : 9781118856543
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 38. 92 MB
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Robin Barry's Construction of Buildings was first published in 1958 in 5 volumes, rapidly becoming a standard text on construction. In its current 2 volume format Barry remains hugely popular with both students and lecturers of construction and related disciplines. The third edition of Barry’s Introduction to Construction of Buildings provides the basic material you will need to understand the construction process for the majority of low rise buildings. Construction technology is explained and illustrated through the key functional and performance requirements for the main elements common to all buildings. With a stronger focus on building efficiency and meeting the challenges posed by limiting the environmental impact of buildings, you will find the text fully up to date with the latest building regulations and construction technologies. Particular attention has been paid to the careful integration of all topics, helping you to link concepts and follow related material. The new edition, with supporting website at, provides the ideal introduction to construction technology

Barry S Introduction To Construction Of Buildings And Advanced Construction Of Buildings Bundle

Author : Stephen Emmitt
ISBN : 1444335766
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 30. 10 MB
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Building on the success of previous revisions, these new, revised editions of Barry's classic texts retain the original concept of explaining construction technology through key functional/performance requirements. They have been fully updated to include extensive revisions to information on the Building Regulations; expanded discussions of timber frame construction and prefabrication; fully integrated coverage of building and construction sustainability; a more thorough treatment of demolition, and general updates to the text and illustrations reflecting the latest teaching approaches. This special bundle includes both the Introduction and Advanced volumes.

Barry S Advanced Construction Of Buildings

Author : Stephen Emmitt
ISBN : 9781118870716
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 58. 90 MB
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Robin Barry's Construction of Buildings was first published in 1958 in 5 volumes, rapidly becoming a standard text on construction. In its current 2 volume format Barry remains hugely popular with both students and lecturers of construction and related disciplines. The third edition of Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings expands and deepens your understanding of construction technology. It covers the construction of larger-scale buildings (primarily residential, commercial and industrial) constructed with load bearing frames, supported by chapters on fit-out and second fix, lifts and escalators, off-site construction and a new chapter on building obsolescence and revitalisation. Functional and performance requirements of the main building elements are emphasised throughout, as is building efficiency and meeting the challenges of limiting the environmental impact of buildings. You will find the text fully up to date with the latest building regulations and construction technologies. The new edition, with supporting material at, is an ideal information source for developing a wider and deeper understanding of construction technology.

A Dictionary Of Construction Surveying And Civil Engineering

Author : Christopher Gorse
ISBN : 9780199534463
Genre : Reference
File Size : 70. 59 MB
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The latest addition to the Oxford Paperback Reference series, this A to Z is the most up-to-date dictionary of building, surveying, and civil engineering terms and definitions available. Written by an experienced team of experts in the respective fields, it covers in over 9,800 entries the key areas of construction technology and practice, civil and construction engineering, construction management techniques and processes, and legal aspects such as contracts and procurement. Illustrations complement entries where necessary and other extra features include a bibliography, appendices providing a list of commonly used conventions, formulae, and symbols, as well as entry-level web links, which are listed and regularly updated on a companion website. Its wide coverage makes it the ideal reference for students of construction and related areas, as well as for professionals in the field.

Environmental Science In Building

Author : Randall McMullan
ISBN : 9781137605450
Genre : Buildings
File Size : 28. 90 MB
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"Environmental Science in Building covers the science, technology and services that relate to the comfort of humans and the environmental performance of buildings. The new edition of this well-established text continues with and improves the environmental narrative based on appropriate principles and technologies such as carbon, lifetime performance and ratings schemes. It also expands the building services content with new coverage of equipment options, specifications and performance implications."--Provided by publisher.

Building Construction Handbook

Author : Roy Chudley
ISBN : 9781317442165
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 66. 72 MB
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Ideal for students on all construction courses Topics presented concisely in plain language and with clear drawings Updated to include revisions to Building and Construction regulations The Building Construction Handbook is THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. Its detailed drawings clearly illustrate the construction of building elements, and have been an invaluable guide for builders since 1988. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of building construction practice, techniques, and regulations representing both traditional procedures and modern developments are included to provide the most comprehensive and easy to understand guide to building construction. This new edition has been updated to reflect recent changes to the building regulations, as well as new material on the latest technologies used in domestic construction. Building Construction Handbook is the essential, easy-to-use resource for undergraduate and vocational students on a wide range of courses including NVQ and BTEC National, through to Higher National Certificate and Diploma, to Foundation and three-year Degree level. It is also a useful practical reference for building designers, contractors and others engaged in the construction industry.

Specifying Buildings

Author : Stephen Emmitt
ISBN : 9780750684507
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 67. 14 MB
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Offers an insight into the specification process, from selecting materials and products to writing the specification, dealing with changes and minimizing risk. This book includes case studies, research findings and reviews to illustrate how to translate design intent into building assembly.

Collaborative Design Management

Author : Stephen Emmitt
ISBN : 9781136740961
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 89. 94 MB
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The design process has always been central to construction, but recent years have seen its significance increase, and the ways of approaching it multiply. To an increasing degree, other stakeholders such as contractors have input at the design stage, and the designer’s role includes tasks that were traditionally the realm of other professions. This presents challenges as well as opportunities, and both are introduced, discussed, and analysed in Collaborative Design Management. Case studies from the likes of ARUP, Buro Happold, VINCI Construction UK Ltd, and CIOB show how technologies (BIM, podcasting), innovative working (information management, collaboration), and the evolution of roles (the designer-contractor interface, environmental compliance) have changed design management as a process. Starting from a basic level, the reader is introduced to the key themes and background to the design management role, including definitions of the responsibilities now commonly involved, and the strategic importance of design. Influential technologies currently in use are evaluated, and the importance they are likely to have in future is explored. This combination of case studies from leading practitioners, clear explanations of design management roles and activities, and an exploration of how to succesfully achieve collaborative design management makes this a highly topical and uniquely valuable book. This is essential reading for professionals and students of all levels interested in construction design management, from all AEC backgrounds.

Interior Detailing

Author : David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI
ISBN : 9780470916438
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 83. 57 MB
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The all-in-one interior detailing guide that unites creative and technical aspects A well-executed interior space requires the successful combination of the creative and the technical. Interior Detailing bridges the gap between design and construction, and shows how to develop and transform design concepts into details that meet the constraints, functional requirements, and constructability issues that are part of any interior design element. It offers guidance on how design professionals can combine imaginative thinking and the application of technical resources to create interiors that are aesthetically pleasing, functionally superior, and environmentally sound. Interior Detailing: Includes 150 easy-to-understand details showing how to logically think through the design and development of an assembly so that it conforms to the designer's intent and meets the practical requirements of good construction Describes how to solve any detailing design problem in a rational way Contains conceptual and practical approaches to designing and detailing construction components thatform interior spaces Shows how a small number of principles can be used to solve nearly any detailing problem This guide covers the subject of interior spaces comprehensively by balancing the contributions of physical beauty and structural integrity in one complete volume. By following the principles laid out in this book, interior designers and architects can plan for the construction of a unique interior environment more thoughtfully and with a clearer, better-defined purpose.

Construction Materials Reference Book

Author : David Doran
ISBN : 9781135139209
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 88. 73 MB
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This book is the definitive reference source for professionals involved in the conception, design and specification stages of a construction project. The theory and practical aspects of each material is covered, with an emphasis being placed on properties and appropriate use, enabling broader, deeper understanding of each material leading to greater confidence in their application. Containing fifty chapters written by subject specialists, Construction Materials Reference Book covers the wide range of materials that are encountered in the construction process, from traditional materials such as stone through masonry and steel to advanced plastics and composites. With increased significance being placed on broader environmental issues, issues of whole life cost and sustainability are covered, along with health and safety aspects of both use and installation.

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