Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials

Written By Kent A. Harries
Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials
  • Publsiher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 January 2016
  • ISBN : 0081000553
  • Pages : 514 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials written by Kent A. Harries which was release on 28 January 2016, this book published by Woodhead Publishing. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials: Characterisation, Properties and Applications provides a comprehensive repository of information on materials science and the modern structural engineering application of ancient, vernacular, and nonconventional building materials, with leading experts contributing chapters that focus on current applications and the engineering of these construction materials. Opening with a historic retrospective of nonconventional materials, Part One includes a review of vernacular construction and a discussion of the future directions for nonconventional and vernacular materials research and applications. Chapters in Part Two focus on natural fibers, including their application in cementitious composites, non-cementitious composites, and strawbale construction. In Part Three, chapters cover the use of industrial by-products and natural ashes in cement mortar and concrete, and construction using soil-cement blocks, clay-based materials, adobe and earthen materials, and ancient stone masonry. Timber, bamboo, and paper construction materials are investigated in the final section of the book. Provides a state-of-the-art review of the modern use and engineering of nonconventional building materials Contains chapters that focus on individual construction materials and address both material characterization and structural applications Covers sustainable engineering and the trend towards engineering for humanity

Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials

Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials
  • Author : Kent A. Harries,Bhavna Sharma
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-01-28
  • Total pages : 514
  • ISBN : 0081000553
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Summary : Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials: Characterisation, Properties and Applications provides a comprehensive repository of information on materials science and the modern structural engineering application of ancient, vernacular, and nonconventional building materials, with leading experts contributing chapters that focus on current applications and the engineering of these construction materials. Opening with ...

Novel and Non Conventional Materials and Technologies for Sustainability

Novel and Non Conventional Materials and Technologies for Sustainability
  • Author : Yan Xiao,Zhi Li,Rui Wang,Bo Shan,Khosrow Ghavami
  • Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
  • Release Date : 2012-06-26
  • Total pages : 980
  • ISBN : 0081000553
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Summary : Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS). The 13th NOCMAT Conference continued to provide a forum where researchers, governmental and non-governmental agencies could introduce their research results concerning innovations in the field of low-cost energy-saving materials which are renewable and locally available: such as bamboo, soil fibers and cement ...

Renewable Energy and Environment

Renewable Energy and Environment
  • Author : A. N. Mathur
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 522
  • ISBN : 0081000553
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A 1983 View of Non conventional Energy Sources

A 1983 View of Non conventional Energy Sources
  • Author : G. Furlan,N. A. Mancini,A. A. M. Sayigh
  • Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Company Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Total pages : 826
  • ISBN : 0081000553
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Ozark Vernacular Houses

Ozark Vernacular Houses
  • Author : Jean Sizemore
  • Publisher : Development
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 0081000553
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Summary : Over 160 photographs, drawings, and maps provide examples of the four traditional house types - the single pen, the double pen, the dogtrot, and the I-house - and reveal the unity of a distinctive culture in the Arkansas Ozarks....

Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review

Traditional Dwellings and Settlements Review
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0081000553
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Vernacular Architecture Newsletter

Vernacular Architecture Newsletter
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Total pages : 212
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Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture

Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : Papers presented at various meetings of the forum....

Renewable Energy Education

Renewable Energy Education
  • Author : Anil Misra
  • Publisher : Tata Energy Research Institute
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 381
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Projects Review

Projects Review
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 212
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Urban Voids

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  • Author : Savitha Sridharan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Total pages : 208
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The Administrator

The Administrator
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0081000553
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Lok Sabha Debates

Lok Sabha Debates
  • Author : India. Parliament. Lok Sabha
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0081000553
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Wooden Wonders

Wooden Wonders
  • Author : David Kamansky,Pacific Asia Museum
  • Publisher : Serindia Publications
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 359
  • ISBN : 0081000553
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Summary : This book is the eponymous catalogue of an exhibition opening in November 2004 at the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena, California. Encompassing masterpieces of Tibetan furniture design and decoration in all its forms, the 148 exhibits are drawn from the large group of public and private collections in the western United States, ...

The Arkansas Historical Quarterly

The Arkansas Historical Quarterly
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : "List of charter members," v. 1, p. 8....