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Building with Bamboo : A handbook - Jules J.A. Janssen

Building with Bamboo

A handbook

Paperback

Published: 1st February 1995
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This revised handbook brings together the practical experiences of engineers in the field and of research programmes testing bamboo. The author shows how bamboo can be harvested, seasoned and jointed to form walls, doors and windows, roofs, floors, ceilings, roof trusses and bridges, and how to weave bamboo.

Bamboo building books seem to be either practical or inspirational. Fewer practical ones exist but Building with Bamboo by Jules Janssen is one. Considered the most practical book on those structures it has diagrams, engineering formulas and details throughout.' West Hawaii Today

Preface 1 Introduction 2 Harvesting and preservation 3 Mechanical and economic considerations 4 Housing in general 5 Floors and foundations 6 Walls, doors and windows 7 Roofs and ceilings 8 Trusses 9 Bridges 10 Concrete reinforcement 11 Woven bamboo Case study - Construction of bamboo houses in Costa Rica References and sources of further information

ISBN: 9781853392030
ISBN-10: 1853392030
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 56
Published: 1st February 1995
Publisher: STYLUS PUB LLC (VA)
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 18.42  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised