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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 159.95
A comprehensive resource that builds a bridge between engineering disciplines and the building sciences and trades, Forensic Engineering: Damage Assessments for Residential and Commercial Structures provides an extensive look into the world of forensic engineering. With a focus on investigations associated with insurance industry claims, the book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 199.95
Construction Scheduling, Cost Optimization and Management presents a general mathematical formula for the scheduling of construction projects. Using this formula, repetitive and non-repetitive tasks, work continuity considerations, multiple-crew strategies, and the effects of varying job conditions on the performance of a crew can be modelled.L This... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 540.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 262.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2009; US$ 22.00
Homes for a Changing Climate celebrates the collected wisdom of traditional and contemporary responses to the challenges of climate and illustrates the many ways in which houses can be designed, built, and adapted to cope with these challenges. At the beginning of the 21st century, the world finally woke up to the reality of climate change and began... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2007; US$ 8.99
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...