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

  • Code of Practice for Project Management for Construction and Developmentby Chartered Institute of Building

    Wiley 2014; US$ 90.95

    The first edition of the Code of Practice for Project Management for Construction and Development , published in 1992, was groundbreaking in many ways. Now in its fifth edition, prepared by a multi-institute task force coordinated by the CIOB and including representatives from RICS, RIBA, ICE, APM and CIC, it continues to be the authoritative guide... more...

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings: Inspectingby Ian A. Melville; Ian A. Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 76.95

    With the introduction of Home Information Packs and Home Condition Reports house buying is being revolutionised! This second book in the series of four, following Inspections and Reports on Dwellings: Assessing Age, covers the entire field of inspecting dwellings, from ascertaining the clients? requirements, setting the instructions by way of agreeing... 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...

  • NRM1 Cost Management Handbookby David P Benge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    The definitive guide to measurement and estimating using NRM1, written by the author of NRM1 The 'RICS New rules of measurement: Order of cost estimating and cost planning of capital building works' (referred to as NRM1) is the cornerstone of good cost management of capital building works projects - enabling more effective and accurate cost advice... more...

  • Building Measurementby A.D Packer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    Building Measurement provides a practical guide to the purpose and techniques of construction measurement, based on the current edition of the standard of measurement, SMM7. The introductory section identifies established practices in measurement, including booking dimensions and documents production, and provides an overview of the new technologies... more...

  • Process Integration and Intensificationby Jirí Jaromír Kleme?; Zainuddin Abdul Manan; Petar Sabev Varbanov; Sharifah Rafidah Wan Wan Alwi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 1,259.00

    Process Integration and Intensification (PII) is one of the most timely topics in chemical and process engineering leading to energy efficient, substantially smaller, cleaner, safer and optimized processes. The book covers optimization fundamentals and industrial applications. It is an authoritative overview meant to help graduate students as well... more...

  • Parametric Cost Modeling for Buildingsby Donald E. Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Successful cost management and value engineering in construction is based on accurate and early estimations of cost, and this book is the quickest route to creating a cost plan from scratch. The budgeting system described in this book will help the reader to: document project scope at a level that provides excellent cost control at design stage... 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 Information Modelingby Karen Kensek; Douglas Noble

    Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00

    The bright future and exciting possibilities of BIM Many architects and engineers regard BIM as a disruptive force, changing the way building professionals design, build, and ultimately manage a built structure. With its emphasis on continuing advances in BIM research, teaching, and practice, Building Information Modeling: BIM in Current and... more...

  • Building a Garageby Laurie Williamson

    Crowood 2014; US$ 18.94

    Building a Garage is a practical, step-by-step guide which covers all aspects of the build from the planning and design stage through to construction and completion. Whether you would like to build a garage yourself or employ a builder, whether you want to construct a double or a single garage, whether you wish to build with bricks or wood, and whether... more...