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

  • 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

    Dr Jasim Ahmed is a Research Scientist on the Food and Nutrition Program at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Safat, Kuwait. Dr Mohammad Shafiur Rahman is a Professor at the Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. more...

  • Lean Constructionby Luis AlarcoŽn

    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...

  • Homes for a Changing Climateby Will Anderson

    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...

  • Green Up!by Will Anderson

    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...

  • Mobile and Pervasive Computing in Constructionby Chimay J. Anumba; Xiangyu Wang

    Wiley 2012; US$ 165.00

    Construction researchers and industry practitioners have begun to explore the possibilities offered by mobile and pervasive computing in architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). It is expected that the construction industry will be keen to apply these technologies as they promise significant benefits in areas such as materials management,... more...