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Buildings: Construction with reference to use, Including public buildings, dwellings

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  • Managing Risk in Construction Projectsby Nigel J. Smith; Tony Merna; Paul Jobling

    Wiley 2013; US$ 78.00

    Investment in any new project invariably carries risk but the construction industry is subject to more risk and uncertainty than perhaps any other industry.   This guide for construction managers, project managers and quantity surveyors as well as for students shows how the risk management process improves decision-making. Managing Risk in Construction... more...

  • Construction Project Safetyby John Schaufelberger; Ken-Yu Lin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00

    This introduction to construction safety for construction management personnel takes a project-based approach to present potential hazards in construction and their mitigation or prevention. After introducing Accident Prevention Programs and OSHA compliance requirements, the book integrates safety instruction into the building process by following... more...

  • House Inspectorby Duncan Marshall; Nigel Dann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This book is a concise and comprehensive guide to building defects and building inspection. Whether, as a practitioner you are employed in buying, selling, managing or maintaining houses or whether, or as a layperson, you are buying a property to invest or live in, this book will help you make sound decisions and avoid costly mistakes. Written by... more...

  • Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveyingby Sandra Lee; William Trench; Andrew Willis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 57.00

    The measurement of building elements is a core subject for quantity surveying students. Responding to the recently published second volume of the New Rules of Measurement (NRM2) by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the 12th edition of Willis's Elements of Quantity Surveying explains, from first principles and to NRM2 standards, the measurement... more...

  • Understanding Housing Defectsby Duncan Marshall; Derek Worthing; Roger Heath; Nigel Dann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    Understanding Housing Defects provides a concise, coherent and comprehensive introduction to the causes, investigation and diagnosis of defects in domestic buildings. For this new edition, many of the chapters have been substantially updated and new photographs have been added. There are four new chapters covering: How defects are defined... more...

  • Kitchen & Bath Design Presentationby Margaret Krohn; NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    The leading text on design communication, updated and expanded Kitchen and Bath Design Presentation is the National Kitchen and Bath Association's complete guide to preparing clear and accurate project documents and plans. This updated second edition has been expanded to include more information on hand drafting, specifications, and project presentation,... more...

  • About the House with Henri de Marneby Henri de Marne

    Upper Access, Inc. 2014; US$ 9.95

    Henri de Marne is one of America's most trusted experts on home repair, maintenance, and improvement. His nationally syndicated newspaper column (First Aid for the Ailing House) has been a staple in newspapers for over 36 years, and his blog is reaching a rapidly expanding audience.De Marne's trade paper book continues to be a steady seller,... more...

  • Handbook for Construction Planning and Schedulingby Andrew Baldwin; David Bordoli

    Wiley 2014; US$ 70.00

    The authoritative industry guide on good practice for planning and scheduling in construction This handbook acts as a guide to good practice, a text to accompany learning and a reference document for those needing information on background, best practice, and methods for practical application.  A Handbook for Construction Planning & Scheduling... more...

  • Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2015by AECOM

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 250.00

    Recovery in construction is still on track. Business confidence is increasing ? but still not yet secure. Following the 18% fall in tender prices between 2008 and 2013, price levels are beginning to recover some lost ground, particularly in the residential sector and with London based projects. It is important to make sure tenders are competitive,... more...

  • Building Inspection Manualby Karl F. Schimd

    Momentum Press 2014; US$ 81.00

    This new book synthesizes a wide range of interdisciplinary literature to provide the state-of-the art of biomedical implants. It discusses materials and explains the three basic requirements for implant success from a surface engineering perspective: biological compatibility, biomechanical compatibility, morphological compatibility. Biomedical, mechanical,... more...