Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Second Edition

Author: Robert Day
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071792384
Format: PDF
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This one-stop resource--filled with in-depth earthquake engineering analysis, testing procedures, seismic and construction codes--features new coverage of the 2012 International Building Code.

Concrete Portable Handbook

Author: R. Dodge Woodson
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0123821770
Format: PDF, ePub
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Whether or not, you are on the job site or back in the office, this book will help you to avoid mistakes, code violations, and wasted time and money. The book’s four part treatment begins with constituent materials followed by self contained parts on Concrete Properties, Processes, and Concrete Repair and Rehabilitation. Designed to be an "all in one" reference, the author includes a wealth information for the most popular types of testing. This includes: Analysis of Fresh Concrete; Testing Machines; Accelerated Testing Methods; Analysis of Hardened Concrete and Mortar; Core Sampling and Testing; Assessment of Concrete Construction ; Repair; Quality Concepts; Quality Control; Statistics; Standards, Specifications, and Codes of Practice. With this book in hand, construction engineers and even technicians find valuable information regarding Exposed Concrete Finishes, Repairing Concrete, Formwork, Precast Concrete, Concrete Roads, and Industrial Floors. Project managers and owners will find this reference a valuable guide to concrete both in terms of its applications in construction projects and the science and chemistry of concrete for its own sake. Fundamentals of Concrete Chemistry Handy at your figure tip calculations Tips for working with all types of concretes Covers Roads, floors, and finishes Principles of Precast, Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete

Landscape Architect s Portable Handbook

Author: Nicholas Dines
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007170390X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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

The Architect s Portable Handbook First Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design 4 e

Author: John Guthrie
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071639160
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Essentials of Building Design--at Your Fingertips! Fully updated with the 2009 IBC International Building Code, this practical guide delivers the key data you need in every step of an architectural project--from initial planning and estimating through design and completion. The Architect's Portable Handbook, Fourth Edition, provides the latest code and cost information, along with a wealth of easy-to-follow diagrams, charts, tables, and checklists for building materials, components, and assemblies. This is a must-have on-the-job companion for every design professional. Get practical coverage of: Land planning Grading and drainage Soils Site improvements Landscaping and irrigation Green architecture Concrete Masonry Metals Wood Thermal and moisture protection Doors, windows, and glass Finishes Specialties Equipment Interiors Assemblies Conveying systems Plumbing and HVAC Lighting and electrical

Paint Contractor s Manual

Author: Dave Matis
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 9780910460460
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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How to start and run a profitable paint contracting company: getting set up to handle volume work and getting top production from your crews. Loaded with man-hour estimates, sample forms, contracts, and examples you can use.

Field engineer s manual

Author: Robert O. Parmley
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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*Provides engineers with the basic technical data they need to solve a wide range of field problems *Includes new sections on sewage treatment, streets and roads, and rope tying and splicing *Expanded sections on field inspection, electricity, HVAC, surveying, drainage, sewage collection, water supply, water storage, fire protection, and safety and first aid

Shipping Law Handbook

Author: Michael Bundock
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1135137145
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Field inspection handbook

Author: Dan S. Brock
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN: 9780070079854
Format: PDF
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This fully revised second edition shows on-site inspectors what to examine in the construction of office buildings, dams, bridges, and other structures. Includes updates to standards, regulations, specifications and contracts; new chapters on plumbing, HVAC and fire protection systems and current bridge inspection procedures. 175 illus.