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

  • Riskmanagement im Immobilienbereichby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 69.95

    Schon kleinere Störungen in produzierenden Unternehmen können zu großen Schäden oder im schlimmsten Fall sogar zum "Zusammenbruch" des Unternehmens führen. Analysen von Großschäden in jüngster Zeit machen deutlich, dass die Ursachen für Störungen im Immobilienbereich sowohl in technischen Mängeln als auch häufig im menschlichen Versagen - entweder... more...

  • Handbuch Eisenbahninfrastrukturby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 259.00

    In dem Handbuch werden die technischen und operativen Grundlagen und Zusammenhänge der Eisenbahninfrastruktur sowie der Interaktion von Infrastruktur und Fahrzeug knapp, aber anhand vieler Fakten und Details dargestellt. Durch die zahlreichen Bilder, Zeichnungen, Diagramme und Tabellen können sich Leser schnell einen Überblick über die einzelnen Wissensgebiete... 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...

  • Construction Scheduling, Cost Optimization and Managementby Hojjat Adeli; Asim Karim

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 209.95

    1. Review of Construction Scheduling and Management Methods. 2. Neural Dynamics Model of Adeli and Park and its Application to Engineering Design. 3. A General Mathematical Formulation for Scheduling of Construction Projects with Construction Cost Optimization. 4. Solution of Construction Scheduling and Cost Optimization with Neural Dynamics. 5. An... more...

  • Handbook of Food Process Designby Jasim Ahmed; Mohammad Shafuir Rahman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 555.00

    In the 21st Century, processing food is no longer a simple or straightforward matter. Ongoing advances in manufacturing have placed new demands on the design and methodology of food processes. A highly interdisciplinary science, food process design draws upon the principles of chemical and mechanical engineering, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition... more...

  • Lean Constructionby Luis Alarco´n

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 275.00

    The application of a new production philosophy, leading to "lean production" (using less space, less human effort, less product development time etc), is expected to change almost every industry and bring about radical changes in the organization of work. This text examines this process. more...

  • Scottish Building Standards in Briefby Rozz Algar; Ray Tricker

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 64.94

    Scottish Building Standards in Brief takes the highly successful formula of Ray Tricker's Building Regulations in Brief and applies it to the requirements of the Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004. With the same no-nonsense and simple to follow guidance but written specifically for the Scottish Building Standards it's the ideal book for builders,... more...

  • Rethinking IT in Construction and Engineeringby Mustafa Alshawi

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 105.00

    How could the potential of IT be realised to improve business performance in architecture, construction and engineering organisations? How could organisations unleash the potential of IT to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage? How can organisations migrate from technology to IT-enabled business thinking? Based on the author's twenty years... more...

  • Homes for a Changing Climateby Will Anderson

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 24.49

    At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the world finally woke up to the reality of climate change and began the arduous task of freeing itself from dependence on fossil fuels. But the time lag in the Earth's ecosystem is such that our best efforts to cut carbon today will make little difference to the changing climate of the next 30 years.... more...

  • Green Up!by Will Anderson

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2007; US$ 9.63

    Green Up! is a compact reference guide to greening your house, from minor improvements such as what paint to use; to major ones, such as how to choose and install solar electric panels. Structured in A-Z format, each entry lists an area for greening your house, and then describes the options available, the pros and cons, costs, risks and problems,... more...