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This book compiles state-of-the-art information on the behavior, analysis, and design of concrete beams containing transverse openings.Discussions includethe need, effects, and classification of openings as well as the general requirements for fulfilling designpure bending, combined bending, and shear - illustrated with numerical examplestorsion alone or in combination with bending and shearlarge rectangular openings as well as opening size and... more...

Finishing & Refinishing Wood offers inspiration and straight-to-the point instruction on how to salvage mistreated wood surfaces and turn them once again into things of beauty. Readers will learn how to effectively use new, environmentally safe strippers to remove old paints and varnishes, how to patch and repair damaged surfaces, and how to apply stains and achieve glass-smooth new finishes with no fuss. This book features the latest tools, including... more...

This text traces developments in rational drug discovery and combinatorial library design with contributions from 50 leading scientists in academia and industry who offer coverage of basic principles, design strategies, methodologies, software tools and algorithms, and applications. It outlines the fundamentals of pharmacophore modelling and 3D Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships (QSAR), classical QSAR, and target protein structure-based... more...

Pattern-making is ubiquitous in both the natural and manmade world. The human propensity for pattern recognition and fabrication is innate. Encompassing the historical, vernacular and parametric, this title explores the creation, materialisation and theorisation of some of the world's most significant and spectacularly patterned spaces. It investigates how interiors, buildings, cities and landscapes are patterned through design, production and... more...

Updated and expanded, this core textbook introduces the range of building services found within modern buildings. In this fifth edition coverage has been broadened as a response to the trend towards low energy mechanical services systems for the heating and cooling of buildings. New chapters have been included on mechanical transportation and on understanding units. Now accompanied by a new instructor’s resource, it is extensively illustrated with... more...



This volume contains forty of the papers presented at the International Conference on 'Mathematics in Transport Planning and Control' which was held at Cardiff University from 1-3 April, 1998. This was the third such conference run under the auspices of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications, the first being held at the University of Surrey in 1979, and the second at Cardiff University in 1989. Over fifty papers were submitted for... more...

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A guide to tackling the problems experienced in a project of this nature relevant to planning and building control procedures.

The organization of letters on a blank sheet—or screen—is the most basic challenge facing anyone who practices design. What type of font to use? How big? How should those letters, words, and paragraphs be aligned, spaced, ordered, shaped, and otherwise manipulated? In this groundbreaking new primer, leading design educator and historian Ellen Lupton provides clear and concise guidance for anyone learning or brushing up on their typographic skills.... more...