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  • 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...

  • Construction Health and Safety Managementby Alan Griffith; Tim Howarth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95

    Provides knowledge, understanding and guidance to the detailed and complex requirements of health and safety legislation as applied to the construction industry. This book provides the knowledge, understanding and guidance to the CDM regulations that students in particular will need when they start working in the industry. It links in with the CIOB... more...

  • Quality Improvement Techniques in Constructionby Steven McCabe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    Quality management has received much attention in recent years, not least in the construction industry. This book provides a description of the techniques of quality management and how they are implemented, regardless of the context. The author applies the techniques to the construction industry and brings in some practical experience from contractors... more...

  • Planning and Monitoring Design Workby E. J. Coles; C.M.H Barritt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 127.95

    With the rise of "design and build" many more organisations are having to undertake design work; new project organisational structures are developing and many people are migrating into new roles. As a result of these changing times it is more important than ever that we understand that design work needs managed in a different way to many other construction... more...

  • Human Resources Management in Constructionby D. Langford; M. R. Hancock; R. Fellows; A. W. Gale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    Human Resources Management in Construction fills an important gap in current management literature by applying general principles of human resources management specifically to the construction industry. It discusses and explores findings from research to supplement the theoretical and practical procedures used. It explores issues such as the technology... more...

  • Internal Componentsby Alan Blanc

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 101.95

    This book and its companion volume External Components encourage an evaluation of alternative methods for putting components together. Both use contemporary case studies to relate component design to real building. more...

  • Life-Cycle of Structural Systemsby Hitoshi Furuta; Dan M. Frangopol; Mitsuyoshi Akiyama

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 299.95

    Life-Cycle of Structural Systems: Design, Assessment, Maintenance and Management contains the papers presented at IALCCE2014, the fourth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE2014), held in Tokyo, Japan, November 16-19, 2014. It consists of a book of extended abstracts and a DVD with 312 full papers including the Fazlur... more...

  • Nonlinear Structural Dynamics Using FE Methodsby James F. Doyle

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 108.00

    Nonlinear Structural Dynamics Using FE Methods emphasises fundamental mechanics principles and outlines a modern approach to understanding structural dynamics. more...

  • Understanding the Building Regulationsby Simon Polley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Do you need a concise, jargon-free and compact guide to the UK building regulations? Simon Polley boils down the regulations to their basic features, explaining the core principles behind them. Easy to read and light enough to carry around with you, this is the ideal introduction to a vital part of your remit as a building control officer, architect... more...

  • Reconnecting the Cityby Francesco Bandarin; Ron van Oers

    Wiley 2014; US$ 90.95

    Historic Urban Landscape is a new approach to urban heritage management, promoted by UNESCO, and currently one of the most debated issues in the international preservation community. However, few conservation practitioners have a clear understanding of what it entails, and more importantly, what it can achieve. Examples drawn from urban heritage... more...