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Coulson, Jim

Wood in Construction

How to Avoid Costly Mistakes

Wood in Construction - How to Avoid Costly Mistakes focuses on the basic principles and appropriate use of wood in construction and illustrates how to avoid or minimise problems, to ensure that wood performs as expected when used in a construction application. Based on the author's extensive experience of manufacturing processes and practical applications in the timber, construction, joinery, shop-fitting and furniture industries, Wood in Construction provides a guide to using wood in building in the real world. It describes the main causes of difficulty when using wood, and shows how to avoid or minimize problems, reducing the difficulties for the architect, engineer or specifier, builder and building owner.

March 2012
220 pages, Softcover.
Language of Publication: English

ISBN: 978-0-470-65777-5

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Mallée, Rainer / Fuchs, Werner / Eligehausen, Rolf 
Design of Fastenings for Use in Concrete - the CEN/TS 1992-4 Provisions

April 2013

ISBN: 978-3-433-03044-8
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The European pre-standard CEN/TS 1992-4 for the design of fastenings by means of headed studs, anchor channels, mechanical and chemical anchors is ready for use. Load actions and load capacity design, durability, fire resistances and earthquake action are described in detail. More...


Steel Construction 

Editor in chief:Dr.-Ing. Karl-Eugen Kurrer

4 issues per year.

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ISSN 1867-0520
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Steel Construction publishes peer-reviewed papers covering the entire field of steel construction research. Official journal for ECCS members. More...


Herausgeber: Ernst & Sohn
Robustness and Safety of Concrete Structures 

Order-No.: 509308 01/08
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The special issue consists of papers from the 5th International Probabilistic Workshop 2007 in Ghent dealing with tunnel safety, robustness, monitoring, safety concepts, safety factors for nonlinear computation, conformity control of concrete, equity, economical and subjective elements of safety assessments. More...

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