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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00
This highly readable guide explains the main features of contracts applicable to the design, construction and servicing of civil, building, electrical or mechanical works. The emphasis throughout is on practical guidance, with clear explanations of the essential elements including legality, uncertainty, undue influence, agencies, overseas works, sub-contracts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 315.00
The construction industry is becoming increasingly aware of the need to adopt a holistic approach to the design, building, and disposal of structures. With 60 per cent of the total construction budget in most developed countries being spent on repair and maintenance, there is an obvious need to design for reliability and durability, with more carefully... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 243.00
This reference outlines the fundamental concepts and strategies for economic assessments for informed management decisions in industry. The book illustrates how to prepare capital cost and operating expense estimates, profitability analyses, and feasibility studies, and how to execute sensitivity and uncertainty assessments. From financial reports... more...
- CRC Press 1997; US$ 231.00
Estimating project costs: the estimating process; estimating methodology; estimating engineering costs; estimating engineered equipment costs; estimating bulk material costs; estimating construction labour and indirect costs; productivity analysis; cashflow analysis; estimating the cost of escalation; location factor analysis; estimating the cost environmental... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 103.00
This book offers comprehensive, state-of-the-art information about time-domain fiber-optic testing. Readers will gain an understanding of how to troubleshoot optical-fiber networks using an optical time-domain reflectometer (OTDR), while learning the fundamental principles underlying the operation of these powerful testing instruments. From basic... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 131.00
Fundamentals of Optical Waveguides is an essential resource for any researcher, professional or student involved in optics and communications engineering. Any reader interested in designing or actively working with optical devices must have a firm grasp of the principles of lightwave propagation. Katsunari Okamoto has presented this difficult technology... more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 194.95
Although the theory and principles of optical waveguides have been established for more than a century, the technologies have only been realized in recent decades. Optical Waveguides: From Theory to Applied Technologies combines the most relevant aspects of waveguide theory with the study of current detailed waveguiding technologies, in particular,... more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 99.95
Recent global anxiety indicates that more focus needs to be directed at economic issues related to industry. Conventional techniques often do not adequately embrace the integrated global factors that affect unique industries and industry focused computational tools have not been readily available. Until now. Computational Economic Analysis for Engineering... more...
- Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 68.95
The scope of Business Skills for Engineers and Technologists is wider than many traditional business texts, including hot topics such as e-commerce, business ethics and law, as well as fully up-to-date coverage of management issues and finance. The interactive style of the book is ideally suited for the study of business and management topics. Rather... more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 145.00
Optical fibers have revolutionized telecommunication, becoming the most widely used and the most efficient device for relaying information over long distances. While the market for optical fiber continues to grow, the next stage in the field of communication is the mass delivery of integrated services, such as home banking, shopping, internet services,... more...