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  • Human Safety and Risk Management, Second Editionby A. Ian Glendon; Sharon Clarke; Eugene McKenna

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 125.95

    Reflecting a decade?s worth of changes, Human Safety and Risk Management, Second Edition contains new chapters addressing safety culture and models of risk as well as an extensive re-working of the material from the earlier edition. Examining a wide range of approaches to risk, the authors define safety culture and review theoretical models that... more...

  • Construction Claims and Responsesby Andy Hewitt

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00

    Featuring a Foreword by Roger Knowles FRICS, FCIArb, FQSi, Barrister The book discusses the different types of claim common to construction contracts and presents a step-by-step guide which demonstrates the process of building up the submission of a claim. It includes guidelines as to how to set out the claim, section by section in a logical manner... more...

  • Construction Waterproofing Handbookby Michael Kubal

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 99.00

    The Latest Waterproofing Techniques and Technology Fully updated to include new techniques for mold remediation, Construction Waterproofing Handbook simplifies the critical task of keeping a building's envelope watertight. It begins with a tutorial on basic waterproofing concepts and materials, then moves on to the particulars of designing... more...

  • Building Structuresby Malcom Millais; Malcolm Millais

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 55.95

    A thorough introduction to building for the non-expert, this book is a one-stop book reference source for knowing everything important about building structures. Readers: follow the history of structural understanding grasp all the concepts of structural behaviour via step by step explanations apply the concepts to a simple building see... more...

  • The Expert Witness in Construction Disputesby Michael P. Reynolds

    Wiley 2008; US$ 130.95

    The role of the expert witness has long been important in construction litigation and arbitration and most other types of dispute resolution. Today there is a heavier burden on experts because of the diversity of the appropriate dispute process and the added responsibility this brings. The Woolf reforms and the introduction of the Civil Procedure... more...

  • A Contractor's Guide to the FIDIC Conditions of Contractby Michael D. Robinson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 92.50

    This guide will help the contractor’s staff overcome some of the difficulties encountered on a typical international contract using FIDIC forms. The majority of FIDIC-based contracts use the Red Book (Conditions of Contract for Construction), so this book concentrates on the use of those particular forms. Supplementary comments are included in... more...

  • Australia's Unintended Citiesby Richard Tomlinson

    CSIRO Publishing 2012; US$ 89.95

    Explores housing and housing-related urban outcomes that are unintended consequences of other policies in Australia. more...

  • China's Environmental Challengesby Judith Shapiro

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    China’s huge environmental challenges are significant for us all. They affect not only the health and well-being of China but the very future of the planet. In this trailblazing book, noted China specialist and environmentalist Judith Shapiro investigates China’s struggle to achieve sustainable development against a backdrop of acute... more...

  • Piles and Pile Foundationsby Carlo Viggiani; Alessandro Mandolini; Gianpiero Russo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 154.95

    Piled foundations are generally designed using empirical methods, in particular the traditional capacity based approach on which the majority of codes of practice are based. However in recent years the analysis of pile groups and piled rafts has undergone substantial development in the light of new research and the mechanisms for the interactions... more...

  • The Technical Avalanche Protection Handbookby Florian Rudolf-Miklau; Siegfried Sauermoser; Arthur Mears; Monica Boensch

    Wiley 2014; US$ 86.50

    Large, high-energy snow avalanches can have high destructive consequences in developed areas. Each year, avalanche catastrophes occur in many mountain regions around the globe. This causes a large number of fatalities and severe damage to buildings and infrastructure. In some mountain areas, especially in the European Alps, a high level of safety for... more...