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

  • The Classic Hewn-Log Houseby Charles McRaven

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2014; US$ 19.95

    Author Charles McRaven knows log houses from the inside out, and from the outside in. He restored his first log house in 1946, at the age of eleven. Since then he has built and restored hewn-log houses all over the United States, and he is considered the nation?s foremost authority on the topic. In The Classic Log-Hewn House, McRaven covers everything... more...

  • Green Home Buildingby Miki Cook; Doug Garrett

    New Society Publishers 2014; US$ 24.95

    Build a truly green home for the same total net cost as the conventional alternative 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 Production Management Techniquesby David R. Moore; Douglas J. Hague

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Building Production Management Techniques provides an innovative approach to dealing with the universal problems of time, cost and quality of construction projects. The book provides an introduction to a number of management techniques that can be applied to the problems of production presented by the diverse, heavy, large and geographically... more...

  • 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...