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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 210.00
This highly readable guide explains the main features of contracts applicable to the design, construction and servicing of civil, building, electrical or mechanical works. The emphasis throughout is on practical guidance, with clear explanations of the essential elements including legality, uncertainty, undue influence, agencies, overseas works, sub-contracts... more...
- Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 64.95
Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design is a three-volume edited collection of key papers from the field of AI and design, aimed at providing a state-of-the art description of the field, and focusing on how ideas and methods from artificial intelligence can help engineers in the design of physical artifacts and processes. The books survey a wide... more...
- Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 206.00
The concept of Sustainable Development, implicating the protection of soil and groundwater, the limitation of waste production and the re-use of soild waste materials is still the leading theme of WASCON '94. Although it is clearly recognized in most countries that products derived from solid waste materials can be applied as construction materials,... more...
- Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 219.00
Waste Materials in Construction contains papers from the first international conference on the environmental implications of construction with waste materials held in Maastricht in November, 1991. The three key themes of the conference are technical options for the application of waste materials in products for the construction industry, the resulting... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 25.99
Despite the growth of huge national home builders and industry consolidation that accompanied it, Bigger Isn?t Necessarily Better shows that most builders did not improve their operational performance during the boom. As a result, the sector had a long way to fall as the economy collapsed about them. Given the importance of housing to the US... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 70.00
The third edition of this well established introduction to building fire safety explains from first principles the basic strategies of fire-safety design available to the building and construction professional. Providing an introduction to the theoretical basis of fire-safety engineering and fire-risk assessment, it will enable the design team to consider... more...
- Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 140.00
Facilities which utilize hazardous liquids and gases represent a significant potential liability to the owner, operator, and general public in terms of personnel safety and preservation of assets. It is obvious that a catastrophic incident or loss of property or personnel is to be avoided at all costs. This book was conceived to give the reader a... more...
- Aurum Press 2010; US$ 10.19
The hardback edition of this book, published in 2009 under the title A Lifetime in the Building, saw its extraordinary story featured not only in the Daily Mail but also Hello magazine ? and quickly sold out two printings. Now it is re-launched in paperback under a new title to highlight its appeal as the tale of an extraordinary, maverick woman and... more...