Construction is a multibillion dollar industry in the United States, yet building research is highly fragmented. This new book is a complete compilation of building research institutions. It contains profiles of the institutions and gives their addresses and phone numbers, the mission and focus of their research, their distinctive attributes, and their publications. A comprehensive index identifies all institutions conducting research on specific topics.Building Research Board, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences ... on computer-aided architectural design to develop 3-D architectural models and from them to produce drawings and ... The facilities include an environmental simulation laboratory that has a wind tunnel, daylight simulation, an acoustical tank, and a light box. ... PUBLICATIONS: Journals, conference proceedings, usersa#39; manuals for software, and theses.
|Title||:||An International Directory of Building Research Organizations|
|Author||:||Building Research Board, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 1988-01-15|