Contractor s Portable Handbook

Author: R. Dodge Woodson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
ISBN: 9780070718364
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An absolute must for contractors and trades people from all the construction trades, this is the only quick-access reference that covers--in one handy, portable volume--every aspect of construction and remodeling, from foundations to roof systems. Full of tables, easy-to-use formulae, and charts, the book serves as an essential, at-a-glance data guide that puts everything readers need to know right at their fingertips. It is organized into 30 chapters--each giving insight into a particular topic--and includes a separate chapter devoted to terms and abbreviations commonly encountered in construction.

Concrete Portable Handbook

Author: Roger Dodge Woodson
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0123821762
Format: PDF, ePub
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Part One:Concrete Properties Part Two: Processes Part Three: Testing and Quality Part Four: Non-destructive Testing Methods.

Shipping Law Handbook

Author: Michael Bundock
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1135137145
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Shipping Law Handbook brings together all essential source material for anyone involved in shipping disputes. This book provides a comprehensive collection of international conventions, statutes and statutory instruments, arbitration rules and the most commonly encountered bills of lading, charterparties, insuranceclauses, guarantees and other contracts. The Handbook is a highly practical and essential work for shipping lawyers, arbitrators, P&I Clubs and their correspondents, ship owners, ship managers, agents and brokers. Anyone involved in shipping will wish to keep this reference conveniently to hand.

Landscape Architect s Portable Handbook

Author: Nicholas T. Dines
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071344225
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Get answers FAST with the Landscape Architect’s One-Stop,Take-It-Anywhere Guide In the office or out on the job, the Landscape Architect’s Portable Handbook puts the 20% of information you need 80% of the time at your fingertips! You get instant data for every architectural landscaping project: public and private gardens...athletic facilities...highways...urban/suburban settings...MORE! From project administration, planning, design standards and analysis to site development, construction, materials, field techniques, and common rules of thumb, hundreds of handy tables, diagrams and schematics, checklists and field guides give you the accurate how-to’s and expertise you need – ANYWHERE, ANYTIME! It packs easily in your briefcase, so you can cut down on time-consuming trips and calls between field and office, or get satisfyingly fast facts and guidelines when you’re catching up on work at home. It’s a distillation of the entire profession... and provides the perfect ASLA registration exam review. You get: * A framework for interpretation, conceptualization, evaluation, and communication at multiple scales, regardless of the type of landscape planning or design project * Standards, techniques and devices * Analysis-to-project administration guidelines and checklists * Step-by-step procedures * Mechanics and design calculations, formulas, worked examples and models * 193 clarifying illustrations -- from USDA plant hardiness zones to basic layouts and schematic diagrams...from approval processes flow charts to a CPM bar chart * 98 quick-check tables let you instantly pinpoint area space standards...tree mortality causes and remedies...recommended live loads for different decking uses and maximum decking spans...irrigation system selection criteria – and much, much more * Scores of easy-to-use, easy-to-remember rules of thumb * General unit cost factors for materials, systems, and construction * More! From the broad overall aspects of a project to the smallest detail, find the specific data you need on... Project Management; Permits; Site Selection and Clearing; Grading; Drainage; Decks; Fences; Lighting; Paving; Plants; Ponds; Pools; Retaining Walls; Billing; More

Facilities Management Handbook

Author: John Molnar
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461328152
Format: PDF, ePub
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Facilities Management Handbook was written from practical experience to con solidate, under one cover, all the necessary information at an adequate depth to guide you effectively through the intricacies of a project that may begin with site search, progress through leasing, new building construction or remodeling, and on to oc cupancy. This is not a theoretical exposition, but instead is a practical approach based on 30 years experience with every aspect of the material covered. These methods and concepts have been successfully used in actual situations. The book's purpose is to bring together, in one handy volume, information usually found in separate, specialized, technical publications, in an easy-to-read style readily comprehensible and usable by both technical and nontechnical people. It was written to serve anyone responsible for building design and construction, facilities manage ment and operations, and real estate leasing; particularly building owners and managers, industrial, commercial, and institutional facilities department personnel, plant engineering, and real estate departments. It could also be valuable to students and others planning careers in these fields. The book provides necessary information to assist sales personnel handling products and services serving the need of the above.

Portable Ventilation Systems Handbook

Author: Neil McManus
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781560328933
Format: PDF, ePub
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Portable ventilation systems provide an option for supplementing installed ventilation, as well as providing a system for ventilation where none exists. Portable Ventilation Systems Handbook discusses the various types of portable ventilation systems currently in use, their advantages and disadvantages, and what systems works best for what function.

Interior Designer s Portable Handbook 2 E

Author: John Patten (Pat) Guthrie
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071776672
Format: PDF, ePub
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This handy, one-stop answer book helps interior designers, decorators and architects come up with fast, on-the-spot design solutions by putting the latest codes and standards, costs, materials and specification information at their fingertips. * Materials and specification checklists for fast and easy interior design decisions and solutions * Content organization follows the logical progression of the design process * Updated unit costs for furnishings, fixtures, and other interior components and systems

Interior Designer s Portable Handbook First Step Rules of Thumb for the Design of Interiors

Author: John Patten (Pat) Guthrie
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071782079
Format: PDF, Docs
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Pat Guthrie, author of The Architect's Portable Handbook, now turns his attention to interior design. Like its predecessor, the book is organized in CSI MasterFormat, modified for the interior design profession. It covers initial planning and estimating through design and construction/installation. Included are materials and specifications checklists, quick references to applicable codes and standards, design data, and typical details. Examples show applications of techniques and procedures. This invaluable reference, like all titles in the Portable Handbook series, provides "the 20% of information needed 80% of the time."

The Architect s Portable Handbook

Author: Pat Guthrie
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Pat Guthrie’s The Architect’s Portable Handbook is already the choice of thousands of architects, contractors, and design professionals who seek solid first-step rules of thumb for building design. Easy to handle and organized in the easy-to-follow CSI Masterformat, it offers quick, accurate, on-the-job guidance on everything from cost estimating to electrical systems. Featuring checklists, design data for major building materials, and details for major components and assemblies for any type of facility, the updated and expanded Handbook offers the latest building standards, including the 1997 UBC...updated unit costs for building materials, systems, and construction...a simplified version of the national model energy codes...many new examples highlighting key techniques and procedures...and several new and revised tables and line drawings.

Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook Second Edition

Author: Robert Day
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071789715
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Instant access to the latest geotechnical engineering data Fully updated to include the 2012 International Building Code (IBC), Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook, Second Edition, features a wealth of on-the-job geotechnical and construction related information in a convenient, quick-reference format. This practical resource is filled with essential data, formulas, and guidelines you can access right away. Detailed tables, charts, graphs, and illustrations are included throughout the book for ease of use in the field. Coverage includes: Field exploration Laboratory testing Soil and rock classification Phase relationships Effective stress and stress distribution Shear strength Permeability and seepage Settlement analyses Bearing capacity analyses Pavement and pipeline design Expansive soil Slope stability Geotechnical earthquake engineering Erosion analyses Retaining walls Deterioration Foundations Grading and other site improvement methods Groundwater and percolation tests Excavation, underpinning, and field lead tests Geosynthetics Instrumentation International Building Code regulations for soils International Building Code regulations for foundations