Cover of: Construction in cold regions | Terry T. McFadden

Construction in cold regions

a guide for planners, engineers, contractors, and managers
  • 615 Pages
  • 1.75 MB
  • English
Wiley , New York
Building -- Cold weather conditions., Engineering -- Cold weather conditions., Cold reg


Cold reg

StatementTerry T. McFadden, F. Lawrence Bennett.
SeriesWiley series of practical construction guides
ContributionsBennett, F. Lawrence.
LC ClassificationsTA713 .M35 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 615 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1532662M
ISBN 100471525030
LC Control Number91010317

Lawrence Bennett is the author of Construction in Cold Regions: A Guide for Planners, Engineers, Contractors, and Managers, published by Wiley. From the Publisher Written as a reference on effective engineering practice for construction activities in Arctic and Sub-Arctic by:   Construction in Cold Regions: A Guide for Planners, Engineers, Contractors, and Managers (Wiley Series of Practical Construction Guides Book 70) - Kindle edition by McFadden, Terry T., Bennett, F.

Lawrence. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Construction in Cold Regions: A Manufacturer: Wiley-Interscience.

A region's climate is arguably the most important factor to consider when a structure is built. If inappropriate building techniques or materials are used, a house could be uncomfortable, energy inefficient, or, worst of all, subject to early failure.

For the purposes of this book, cold climates include New England, the southern Great Lakes /5(9). E-BOOK EXCERPT Offers a report on embankment design and construction in cold regions involving either permafrost or seasonal frost areas.

Description Construction in cold regions EPUB

The similarities and differences of the two types of areas are considered. This work presents embankment case histories in both types of climatic regions.

Cold Regions Pavement Engineering is the first book dedicated solely to this important topic, and helps to ensure that road quality is not compromised by cold temperatures and other environmental factors such as unstable soil, precipitation, ice, and small : Hardcover.

Buy Construction in Cold Regions: A Guide for Planners, Engineers, Contractors and Managers (Wiley Series of Practical Construction Guides) by McFadden, BENNETT (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

CRED (Cold Regions Engineering Division), reviews the state of the practice within a defined area of cold regions engineering. Each monograph consists of a set of papers written by invited experts in the field, and each paper undergoes a technical review before publication.

CRED papers must be approved before publication. A peer-reviewed journal that reports on any area of civil engineering substantially related to cold regions of the globe.

Topics include ice engineering, ice force, construction on permafrost and seasonal frost, cold weather construction, environmental quality and engineering in cold regions, snow and ice control, cold region materials.

One of the hardest climates to build for is a cold one; the wrong design could leave you with a cold home, dripping walls, peeling paint, colds and other mishaps. Architecture can be used as a tool to make homes better equipped to bear it.

Below are some ways architectural design can be used to accommodate cold climates. Insulation. Many people living in cold climates spend 90% of their time inside during the winter, and with windows closed from October to May, it can get pretty stuffy.

As the home construction industry evolved from building, old, cold home designs towards warm, comfortable modern structures beginning in the s, cold-climate surprises began to appear. It covers the challenges and problems faced by engineers, designers, contractors, and infrastructure owners during planning and building of transport infrastructure in Arctic and cold regions.

The contents of this book will be of use to researchers and professional engineers alike. Cold Regions Utilities Monograph introduces the basic principles of environmental engineering in cold regions, where long period of extremely low temperatures, frozen ground conditions, small populations, and limited access pose significant engineering challenges.

This TCCRE volume focuses on the design, construction, and operation of infrastructure components for the delivery of water, the removal of. Cold Regions Books & Standards Technical publications are available in many formats including print books, electronic books, and interactive tools.

Details Construction in cold regions FB2

Visit the ASCE Library for additional titles. Introduction to Road Design for Cold Regions Course No: C Credit: 2 PDH J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A., Fellow ASCE, Fellow AEI Continuing Education and Development, Inc. 9 Greyridge Farm Court Stony Point, NY P: () F: () [email protected]   An Introduction to Cold Regions Engineering 2nd Edition by J.

Paul Guyer (Author) › Visit Amazon's J. Paul Guyer Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author.

Learn about Author Central. Topics include: principles of heat transfer; properties of frozen soils; freezing phenomena; roads and airfields; building foundations on permafrost; hydrology and hydraulics; water supply and delivery; sanitary systems and wastewater treatment; control of snow and ice; performance of materials in cold regions; equipment and operations; earthwork in cold regions; and site selection.

This book is Cited by: Get this from a library. Construction in cold regions: a guide for planners, engineers, contractors, and managers. [Terry T McFadden; F Lawrence Bennett].

Best Practice Guide. 40% Whole-House Energy Savings in Cold and Very Cold Climates — Volume 12; Optimized Climate Solutions Tool. The Building America Solution Center now offers Optimized Climate Solutions, sets of climate-specific measures that builders can use to achieve energy savings of about 30% over the Building America B10 Benchmark (which is roughly consistent with the   Cold Regions Engineering Cold Regions Impact on Research, Design, and Construction [Not Available] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Cold Regions Engineering Cold Regions Impact on Research, Design, and Construction. This book is a state-of-the-practice report on embankment design and construction in cold regions involving either permafrost or seasonal frost areas.

The similarities and differences of the two types of areas are considered. Shop Books & Standards. ASCE’s portfolio of technical books provides comprehensive coverage across every discipline of civil engineering. Both e-book and print options are available. Publish with ASCE: authors, editors, and technical committees can visit Author Resources for guidance on publishing their work with ASCE.

Find and Purchase Books. The problem with getting air from the outside north of the Arctic Circle is that it is really, really cold and the more of it you bring in or the more of it that you need, the more of a problem it is with respect to comfort and energy.

Air-to-air heat exchangers 5 are essential. In fact, it makes sense to have two of them in series, it is that. Note: This is an electronic book/document, in PDF format.

When you complete the checkout process, you will see a link to download the file. You can also retrieve any file that you have purchased by logging in to the website and visiting your "My account" page.

Sponsored by the Technical Council on Cold Regions Engineering of ASCE. This TCCRE Monograph contains 13 papers presenting the latest in design theory and engineering practice for analyzing, constructing, and monitoring foundation soils affected by permafrost; controlling frost heave of soils; and using artificial freezing methods for stabilizing soft or wet soils to permit excavation for foundations.

In addition to cold-climate considerations in HVAC calculations and system design, this book's chapters cover sustainability, controls, building design, and commissioning, all from this distinctive climatic perspective.

The book also includes an appendix with seven case studies of buildings located in cold and extreme cold climates. Cold Regions Engineering Division. The Cold Regions Engineering Division was established in to assess and report effects of cold regions environments upon engineering design, construction.

Back to Cold Regions Engineering Cold Regions Impacts on Research, Design, and Construction Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Cold Regions Engineering, held in Duluth, Minnesota, August September 2, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cold regions construction.

New York, N.Y.: American Society of Civil Engineers, © (OCoLC) Get this from a library. Design manual, cold regions engineering. [United States. Naval Facilities Engineering Command.] Print book: Updating loose-leaf: National government -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

United States. -- Navy -- Military construction operations. Cold regions. View all subjects.

Download Construction in cold regions PDF

Most cold weather construction effectively combats these concerns through the use of double walls, which involves building two stud walls; one that is load-bearing and a second wall that is not.

The load-bearing wall is generally sheathed in plywood to permit insulation to be installed from one side, whereas the double-wall system still. Cold Regions Engineering. Engineers who plan, design, construct, operate and maintain facilities in cold regions must deal with all the concerns found in the more temperate areas of the world in addition to the climatic extremes and geotechnical considerations prevalent at the higher latitudes land altitudes.

The papers included in this book present an update on the engineering challenges in.Cold Regions Science and Technology is an international journal dealing with the science and technical problems of cold environments in both the polar regions and more temperate locations.

It includes fundamental aspects of cryospheric sciences which have applications for cold regions problems as well as engineering topics which relate to the.Get this from a library!

Cold regions pavement engineering. [Guy Doré; Hannele K Zubeck] -- "Using the latest research from the United States, Canada, and Europe, the authors supply all the information needed to make wise decisions in situations where freezing temperatures, unstable soil.