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

  • Am Anfang war die Sintflutby

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 30.52

    Wenn Flüsse wie die Elbe und die Oder über die Ufer treten oder wir Hochwasserkatastrophen in Thailand, Pakistan oder Australien erleben, ist in den Medien schnell von Jahrhundertereignissen die Rede. Aber treten Fluten dieser Größenordnung wirklich nur einmal pro Jahrhundert auf? Ein Blick in die Vergangenheit zeigt, dass es seit der Eiszeit immer... more...

  • 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...

  • Construction and Building Researchby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 349.00

    Many areas of knowledge converge in the building industry and therefore research in this field necessarily involves an interdisciplinary approach. Effective research requires strong relation between a broad variety of scientific and technological domains and more conventional construction or craft processes, while also considering advanced management... 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

    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...

  • 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$ 23.99

    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...