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- Springer 2013; US$ 139.00
Advanced Analysis and Design for Fire Safety of Steel Structures systematically presents the latest findings on behaviours of steel structural components in a fire, such as the catenary actions of restrained steel beams, the design methods for restrained steel columns, and the membrane actions of concrete floor slabs with steel decks. Using a systematic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 115.00
This book introduces recent advances in building simulation and outlines its historic development. Two important topics are described: uncertainty in simulation and coupled simulations, which are both closely linked to attempts to improve control and accuracy. This is followed by coverage of wind simulations and predictions, and then by an introduction... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1990; US$ 75.00
This book provides a basic knowledge about procedures and people involved in altering, extending or converting houses. Using this knowledge the house owner should be more able to obtain the best possible service from professionals and builders alike. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
'Altering Houses and Small-scale Residential Development' is a practical guide for home owners and those undertaking residential building projects. It is also useful for students and emerging professionals concerned with the built environment, especially small-scale development procedures. Undertaking house alterations can be daunting, not least... more...
Angebots- und Ausführungsmanagement - Leitfaden für Bauunternehmen: Erfolgsorientierte Unternehmensführung vom Angebot bis zur Ausführung (VDI-Buch) (German Edition)Springer 2010; US$ 79.99
Das Buch dient als Leitfaden für eine erfolgreiche, prozessorientierte Projektabwicklung in Bauunternehmen. Angebots- und Ausführungsmanagement werden systematisch und in einzelnen Schritten dargestellt, alle wichtigen Aufgaben der Beteiligten werden beschrieben. Mit dem Handbuch lassen sich Probleme in der Angebots- und Auftragsabwicklung im Bauunternehmen... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 95.00
The definitive resource for designer-led projects The Architect's Guide to Design-Build Services offers authoritative knowledge and industry insight to architects considering entry into the burgeoning practice of design-build project delivery. Written by architects and other professionals with expertise in risk management, law, ethics, finance,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 69.95
The building performance evaluation (BPE) framework emphasizes an evaluative stance throughout the six phases of the building delivery and life cycle: (1) strategic planning/needs analysis; (2) program review; (3) design review; (4) post-construction evaluation/review; (5) post-occupancy evaluation; and, (6) facilities management review/adaptive reuse.... more...
- Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 93.95
Sourced from international experts, this book presents papers dealing with a wide range of soft and hard research issues at various stages of development in the field. Some cover entirely new ground, whilst others reflect progress on the sometimes frustrating path to truly robust technology. Of particular interest are contributions discussing... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 155.00
The chance of being claimed against is now a major risk factor for every building designer, engineer, quantity surveyor and project manager. Apart from the cases that go to court, many other claims are settled before they reach that stage. The cost of insurance to meet claims is now a substantial component of every practice's overheads. Sensible risk... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 70.00
A must-have reference to create content-rich BIM objects and models A cutting-edge technology, Building Information Modeling (BIM) software allows AEC professionals to produce data-intensive 3D building models that far exceed those rendered with the 2D limitations of CAD, today's industry standard. Unlike CAD, however, no consensus has been reached... more...