Structural Renovation of Buildings: Methods, Details, & Design Examples

Structural Renovation of Buildings: Methods, Details, & Design Examples

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Make any renovation job go smoother. Building renovation, conservation and reuse represents more than half of all construction work - and is projected to increase to 80% by 2004. Structural Renovation of Buildings, by Alexander Newman, puts a single, convenient source of information about all aspects of structural renovation and strengthening of buildings at your fingertips. While its focus is largely on low and midrise buildings, you can apply the principles it clarifies to buildings of any size - steel-framed, masonry, or wood. Whether you're repairing deteriorated concrete...rehabilitating slabs on grade...strengthening lateral-load resisting systems...renovating a building facade...handling seismic upgrades or fire damage, you'll find this time-and-trouble-saving guide loaded with practical tips, methods, and design examples. It's also heavily illustrated with autoCAD generated details, supplier illustrations of materials, procedural techniques, and much, much more.Neville37 differentiates between corrective maintenance a€” fixing obviously deficient items that are in a condition below ... The owners of critical facilities a€” nuclear power plants, for example a€” also have well-developed programs for upkeep.

Title:Structural Renovation of Buildings: Methods, Details, & Design Examples
Author:Alexander Newman
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2000-09-08


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