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

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • J. J. Keller's Construction Toolbox Talksby J. J. Keller

    J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. 2013; US$ 229.00

    More than 140 ready-to-use safety talks on regulatory and non-regulatory issues. Each toolbox talk includes overview, handout page, and sign-off sheet to help document training. Ideal for on-the-spot training, refresher courses, or pre-shift overviews. Several key safety topics are covered: Confined spaces, Hazard communication, Fall protection, Personal... 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...

  • European Building Construction Illustratedby Francis D. K. Ching; Mark Mulville

    Wiley 2014; US$ 60.00

    The first European edition of Francis DK Ching’s classic visual guide to the basics of building construction. For nearly four decades, the US publication Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new European edition focuses on the construction methods most commonly... 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...

  • Value Management of Construction Projectsby John Kelly; Steven Male; Drummond Graham

    Wiley 2014; US$ 82.50

    Value management evaluates alternative construction materials and systems with a view to saving money without impacting on building performance or the construction programme. It has become a well established tool in the construction industry, having been endorsed in a range of government sponsored reports. In the current economic climate, clients... more...

  • Houseworksby Cynthia Ewer

    DK Publishing 2009; US$ 16.95

    Conquer the clutter, clean your house and give yourself more time for the good things in life-with this new edition Drowning in clutter, but don't know where to begin? Feeling overwhelmed by a home that's out of control? Help is on hand from the creator of the popular home-management website, OrganizedHome.com. With wit, humor and style,... more...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 75.00

    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... 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 &... more...