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- Author(s)Dave Parker,Michael Dickson
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication18/12/2014
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note8 black & white tables, 166 colour illustrations, 75 colour line drawings
- Weight929 g
- Width219 mm
- Height276 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Table Of ContentsDedication and Acknowledgements Foreword: Dr Peter Bonfield OBE FREng Preface Introduction Part 1: Materials and Performance 1. Understanding the Material 2. Certification of a Sustainable Product 3. Improving the Material 4. Advanced Timber Technology Part 2: Design and Detailing 5. The Opportunity of Roundwood Construction 6. Sawn Timber 7.The Renaissance of Green Oak Construction 8. Prefabricated Architectural Structures 9. Arch Forms 10. Gridshells with Small Section Timbers 11. Shells Engineered in Timber 12. Large Panel Structures 13. Advanced Structures 14. Hybrid Buildings Part 3: Connections 15. The Development of the Timber Connection 16. Engineering Connections and their Mechanics References and End words
- Author BiographyMichael Dickson, CBE, FREng, FIStructE, FICE, Hon FRIBA, was a Founding Partner of Buro Happold and Chairman 1996 - 2005. Buro Happold is an international multidisciplinary engineering and consultancy practice with offices in Europe, the Middle and Far East, and the USA. Michael is a Visiting Professor of Engineering Design at Bath University, School of Architecture and Civil Engineering, and was President of the Institution of Structural Engineers in 2006. He continues as a consultant to Buro Happold and a trustee of BRE. Dave Parker, BSc, CEng, FICE, FRSA, FIQA, was Technical Editor of New Civil Engineer magazine for 12 years before leaving in May 2006 to become a freelance author and journalist. He is a former Visiting Professor of Civil Engineering at Queen's University Belfast, and his interests include renewable energy and the history of construction. In 2014 NCE asked him to return as technical editor emeritus.
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