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  • Foundation and Anchor Design Guide for Metal Building Systemsby Alexander Newman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 90.00

    MEET THE COMPLEX CHALLENGES OF METAL BUILDING SYSTEMS FOUNDATION DESIGN Expand your professional design skills and engineer safe, reliable foundations and anchors for metal building systems. Written by a practicing structural engineer, Foundation and Anchor Design Guide for Metal Building Systems thoroughly covers the entire process--from initial... more...

  • Civil Engineering Contractual Proceduresby Allan Ashworth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    Civil Engineering Contractual Procedures gives an introduction to the contractual procedures, legislation and administrative practices that are used in the civil engineering industry. It introduces the principles of contract law, and the main forms of contract used in the construction industry. It then concentrates on the main forms of contract used... more...

  • Risk Management for Design and Constructionby Ovidiu Cretu; Robert B. Stewart; Terry Berends

    Wiley 2011; US$ 125.00

    The essential risk assessment guide for civil engineering,design, and construction Risk management allows construction professionals to identifythe risks inherent in all projects, and to provide the tools forevaluating the probabilities and impacts to minimize the riskpotential. This book introduces risk as a central pillar of projectmanagement... more...

  • Understanding JCT Standard Building Contractsby David Chappell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    This ninth edition of David Chappell?s bestselling guide has been revised to take into account changes made in 2011 to payment provisions, and elsewhere. This remains the most concise guide available to the most commonly used JCT building contracts: Standard Building Contract with quantities, 2011 (SBC11), Intermediate Building Contract 2011 (IC11),... more...

  • Renewable Energy Resourcesby John Twidell; Tony Weir

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 62.95

    Renewable Energy Resources is a numerate and quantitative text covering the full range of renewable energy technologies and their implementation worldwide. Energy supplies from renewables (such as from biofuels, solar heat, photovoltaics, wind, hydro, wave, tidal, geothermal, and ocean-thermal) are essential components of every nation?s energy strategy,... more...

  • Sustainable Constructionby Charles J. Kibert

    Wiley 2012; US$ 80.00

    The classic reference for high-performance green buildingdelivery systems No longer just a buzzword, sustainable construction is goingmainstream—and soon will be the norm. Revised to reflect thelatest developments of the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadershipin Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system and othertools, Sustainable... more...

  • Rebuilding After Disastersby Gonzalo Lizarralde; Cassidy Johnson; Colin Davidson

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 115.00

    Disasters are not natural. Natural events such as earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, etc. become disasters because of the fragile relations that exist between the natural, human and built environments. Sadly, major disasters will always occur in towns and cities in the developing world where resources are limited, people are vulnerable and needs are... more...

  • Critical Path Method (CPM) Tutor for Construction Planning and Schedulingby William East

    McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 79.00

    Speed progress payments, reduce claims, and increase profitability using the Critical Path Method Critical Path Method (CPM) Tutor for Construction Planning and Scheduling explains the practical application of the CPM and guides you through each step of the process?from planning and communication to deciding payment and/or claims. The book focuses... more...

  • Infrastructure Planning, Engineering and Economics, Second Editionby Alvin Goodman; Makarand Hastak

    McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 130.00

    A complete, up-to-date infrastructure planning resource Thoroughly revised to address sustainability and the latest codes and regulations, Infrastructure Planning, Engineering and Economics , Second Edition, describes the full range of skills necessary to plan, implement, upgrade, and maintain infrastructure projects in the public sector. This... more...

  • Manual of First and Second Fixing Carpentryby Les Goring

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95

    Beginning with the fundamentals of carpentry work within a domestic construction setting, this book goes on to cover a wide range of first-fixing operations prior to plastering and second-fixing operations after plastering. Each chapter covers the subject in great detail with step-by-step illustrations and text. Now in full colour, this edition... more...