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  • Evaluating Contract Claimsby R. Peter Davison; John Mullen

    Wiley 2009; US$ 150.00 US$ 130.00

    Most medium to large construction contracts include a claim for extra payment for variations or disruption to the programme. Whilst the causes of the claim are often well documented, what can and cannot be included in the payment is often misunderstood and the calculation of quantum consequently becomes vague and poorly substantiated. Thoroughly... more...

  • Form and Forcesby Edward Allen; Waclaw Zalewski

    Wiley 2012; US$ 125.00 US$ 108.33

    Here, in one volume, is all the architect needs to know to participate in the entire process of designing structures. Emphasizing bestselling author Edward Allen's graphical approach, the book enables you to quickly determine the desired form of a building or other structure and easily design it without the need for complex mathematics. This unique... more...

  • Construction Cost Managementby Keith Potts; Nii Ankrah

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    In this updated and expanded second edition, Keith Potts and Nii Ankrah examine key issues in construction cost management across the building and civil engineering sectors, both in the UK and overseas. Best practice from pre-contract to post-contract phases of the project life-cycle are illustrated using major projects such as Heathrow Terminal 5,... more...

  • Landscape and Building Design for Bushfire Areasby Caird Ramsay; Lisle Rudolph

    CSIRO Publishing 2003; US$ 35.95

    A practical guide that will assist in actively planning for prevention of property loss in bushfires. more...

  • The Art and Science of Lightning Protectionby Martin A. Uman

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 46.00

    A practical text on lightning protection for meteorologists, atmospheric scientists, architects, engineers, and fire-safety experts. more...

  • Master Locksmithingby Bill Phillips

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 52.00

    Boost Your Career Potential with Today's Most Complete Guide to Advanced Locksmithing Skills, Techniques, and Systems! Turn to Master Locksmithing for clear, nontechnical guidance on the full range of advanced locksmithing skills, techniques, and systems. Written by the renowned locksmithing author Bill Phillips, this career-building resource... more...

  • Timber Designers' Manualby E.C. Ozelton; J.A. Baird

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2002; US$ 205.95 US$ 178.49

    This major structural engineering manual covers overall and detail design of structural timber and includes extensive tables and coefficients for quick reference. The third edition takes account of revisions to BS 5268: Part 2 and outlines the draft Eurocode on timber. more...

  • Water Wells and Pumpsby A. M Michael; S. D Khepar; S. K Sondhi

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 113.00

    Design and Build Safe, Efficient Systems for Irrigation and Water Supply Water Wells and Pumps is a comprehensive guide to the essential theory and design of ground water structures, wells/tube wells, and pumps, with particular emphasis on problem solving and meeting the requirements of developing nations. It features thorough, up-to-date knowledge... more...

  • Integral and Semi-Integral Bridgesby Martin P Burke Jr

    Wiley 2009; US$ 165.00 US$ 143.00

    Worldwide, integral type bridges are being used in greater numbers in lieu of jointed bridges because of their structural simplicity, first-cost economy, and outstanding durability. In the UK and the US states of Tennessee and Missouri, for example, the construction of most moderate length bridges is based on the integral bridge concept. The state... more...

  • Guided Explorations of the Mechanics of Solids and Structuresby James F. Doyle

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 40.00

    This book provides a thoroughly modern approach to learning and understanding mechanics problems. more...