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  • Means of Escape from Fireby M. J. Billington; Alex Copping; Anthony Ferguson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 145.00 US$ 125.67

    The provision of an adequate means of escape from fire is fundamental to the design of new buildings and to the alteration, change of use or extension of existing buildings. It is essential that means of escape are considered at the earliest stage of a project as mistakes are very expensive to correct later in the design. There is a great deal of... more...

  • Construction Drawings and Details for Interiorsby W. Otie Kilmer; Rosemary Kilmer

    Wiley 2006; US$ 55.00 US$ 47.67

    Get a realisitic guide to producing construction documents that clearly communicate the interior space of new construction, remodeling, or installation projects with Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors . This highly visual book: includes such details as furniture, finishes, lighting, and others. features authors? drawings as well... more...

  • The Graphic Standards Guide to Architectural Finishesby ARCOM; The American Institute of Architects; Elena M. S. Garrison

    Wiley 2003; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33

    From ARCOM and The American Institute of Architects A complete visual guide to choosing and using finish materials In this unique guide, the authors of MASTERSPEC and Architectural Graphic Standards join forces to offer architects vital single-source access to the unbiased information they need to evaluate, select, and specify the best finish... more...

  • Communication in Constructionby Andrew Dainty; David Moore; Michael Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 63.95

    Communication within project-based environments presents special challenges. This is especially true within the construction industry, where interaction tends to be characterised by unfamiliar groups of people coming together for short periods before disbanding to work on other endeavours. This book examines communication at a number of levels ranging... more...

  • Agents and Multi-Agent Systems in Constructionby Chimay Anumba; Zhaomin Ren; O.O. Ugwu

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 47.95

    This book describes current advances and future directions in the theory and application of intelligent agents and multi-agent systems in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) sector. It is the product of an international effort involving a network of construction IT and computing researchers, investigating different aspects of agent... more...

  • Fundamentals of Research Methodology and Statisticsby Y.K. Singh

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 20.00

    The book approaches research from a perspective different from that taken in other educational research textbooks. The goal is to show educators that the application of research principles can make them more effective in their job of promoting learning. The basic point is that we do not have to stop teaching to do research; research is something we... more...

  • Microsoft Operations Framework 4.0by Clare Henry; David Pultorak; Paul Leenards

    Van Haren Publishing 2008; US$ 20.00

    Microsoft® Operations Framework Microsoft® Operations Framework (MOF) 4.0 was delivered in 2008 and delivers practical guidance for everyday IT practices and activities, helping users establish and implement reliable, cost-effective IT services. It encompasses the entire IT lifecycle by integrating: Community-generated processes for planning, delivering,... more...

  • Roof Cooling Techniquesby Jose Luis Molina; Evyatar Erell; Simos Yannas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 109.95

    Natural heating and cooling of buildings helps to improve energy efficiency in the built environment. This book considers the principles of roof design and specific systems and cooling techniques. The authors explain the fundamental principles of roof cooling and describe in detail the relevant components, applications, built precedents, recent experimental... more...

  • Managing Knowledge in the Construction Industryby Alexander Styhre

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    Knowledge management presents a new way of understanding organizations and companies, and is especially suited to sophisticated and highly technical firms and operations such as those in the construction industry.  This new book draws on hard data from three separate research programs in Sweden and shows how the concept of knowledge can make sense... more...

  • Collaborative Construction Information Managementby Geoffrey Shen; Peter Brandon; Andrew Baldwin

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    Most construction projects are large and costly. Collaborative working involves two or more stakeholders sharing their efforts and resources to complete the project more effectively and efficiently. Collaborative, integrative and multi-disciplinary teams can tackle the complex issues involved in creating a viable built environment. This tends to... more...