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  • Communication in Construction Teamsby Stephen Emmitt; Christopher Gorse

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 200.00

    Construction teams are usually complex, interdisciplinary and temporary, so the need for effective communication is crucial. Communication in Construction Teams provides a comprehensive overview of the literature on interpersonal communication and delivers a critical review of various research methods previously used in and outside the construction... more...

  • Roof Construction and Loft Conversionby C. N. Mindham

    Wiley 2008; US$ 90.00

    Full of detailed construction drawings, this book covers cut roofs, bolted truss roofs, trussed rafter roofs, trimmed openings and ventilation. A major section deals with loft to attic room conversions, giving guidance on planning procedures, as well as dealing with structural matters and specifying conversion work. The Fourth Edition features a... more...

  • Building Envelope and Interior Finishes Databookby Sidney Levy

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 79.95

    A one-stop resource for residential or commercial construction projects, Construction Building Envelope and Interior Finishes Databook gives you instant access to hundreds of tables, specifications, charts, diagrams, and illustrations covering materials and components most frequently used on a typical job. In easy-to-understand language, construction... more...

  • Manual of Low-Slope Roof Systemsby C.W. Griffin; Richard Fricklas

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 95.00

    For decades, this manual has been the most widely respected guide to designing, constructing, and maintaining low-slope roofing systems. more...

  • Post-Tensioned Concrete Floorsby Martin Williams; Sami Khan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 154.95

    Post-tensioning is the most versatile form of pre stressing, a technique which enables engineers to make the most effective use of the material properties of concrete, and so to design structural elements which are strong, slender and efficient. Design in post-tensioned concrete is not difficult and, if done properly, can contribute significantly to... more...

  • Innovation in Small Construction Firmsby Peter Barrett; Martin Sexton; Angela Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 115.00

    Presenting new theoretical and practical insights and models grounded in descriptive case studies, Innovation in Small Construction Firms promotes the benefits of innovation within and between small and medium sized (SMEs) construction firms. more...

  • Knowledge Management in Constructionby Chimay J. Anumba; Charles Egbu; Patricia Carrillo

    Wiley 2008; US$ 140.00

    A key problem facing the construction industry is that all work is done by transient project teams, and in the past there has been no structured approach to learning from projects once they are completed. Now, though, the industry is adapting concepts of knowledge management to improve the situation. This book brings together 13 contributors from research... more...

  • Roofing Ready Reckonerby R. Goss; C. N. Mindham

    Wiley 2008; US$ 40.65

    Now fully revised, the third edition of this renowned book by Ralph Goss has been made even more valuable with the addition of many new illustrations, and takes into account not only traditional cut roof construction but also modern trussed rafter roof assembly methods. Revised by C.N. Mindham, author of Roof Construction and Loft Conversion , this... more...

  • Understanding the Construction Clientby David Boyd; Ezekiel Chinyio

    Wiley 2008; US$ 100.00

    This book breaks new ground by creating a framework to understand clients' actions and needs. Most construction management books focus on improving the construction process; this one focuses on a better engagement with the client. It challenges conceptions of both the construction industry and clients' businesses so that a more effective process and... more...

  • Advanced Research Methods in the Built Environmentby Andrew Knight; Les Ruddock

    Wiley 2009; US$ 84.99

    This book provides a bridge between the introductory research methods books and the discipline-specific, higher level texts. Its unique feature is the coverage of the detailed process of research rather than the findings of research projects. Chapter authors have been carefully selected by their expertise, discipline and location to give an eclectic... more...