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  • Bridge Aeroelasticityby J.A. Jurado; S. Hernandez; F. Nieto; A. Mosquera

    WIT Press 2011; US$ 280.00

    This book is dedicated to the study of an aeroelastic phenomenon of cable-supported long-span bridges known as flutter, and proposes very innovative design methodologies, such as sensitivity analysis and optimization techniques, already utilized successfully in automobile and aerospace industries.The topic of long-span suspension and cable-stayed bridges... more...

  • Design of Structural Masonryby W.M.C. McKenzie

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2001; US$ 50.00

    ''Design of Structural Masonry'' provides a comprehensive source of information on practical masonry design, introduces the nature and inherent characteristics of masonry given in relation to the requirements of BS 5628 and introduces the use of Eurocode EC6 in structural masonry design. more...

  • The Construction of Housesby Duncan Marshall; Derek Worthing

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95

    Aimed specifically at those students and practitioners who require a broad understanding of building construction as part of a wider sphere of professional activity. The book provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of modern construction and services. In addition most chapters contain information on earlier construction... more...

  • Facilities Management Handbookby Frank Booty

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 84.95

    Now in this fourth edition, the Facilities Management Handbook has been fully updated from the acclaimed previous editions, continuing its status as an invaluable resource to those working in facilities management, whether just starting out or as seasoned campaigners and practitioners. Information is presented in a clear and logical way, offering... more...

  • Construction Quality Managementby Paul Watson; Tim Howarth

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Written in line with the ISO 9001:2008 standard, this textbook provides a comprehensive evaluation of quality management systems and tools. Their effectiveness in achieving construction project objectives is explored, as well as applications in corporate performance enhancement for business types across the built environment. Self test questions and case... more...

  • Project Management in Constructionby Sidney M. Levy

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 89.95

    New to this edition: New chapters on Quality Control and Quality Assurance and Successful Commencement; new material on Ethics, Estimating a Project During Design, and Design Build Market: general contracting companies; specialty subcontractors SI units are included for international usage more...

  • Timber Construction Manualby American Institute of Timber Construction (AITC); Jeff D. Linville

    Wiley 2012; US$ 125.00

    The definitive design and construction industry source for building with wood—now in a thoroughly updated Sixth Edition Since its first publication in 1966, Timber Construction Manual has become the essential design and construction industry resource for building with structural glued laminated timber. Timber Construction Manual, Sixth Edition... more...

  • Environmental Stress Cracking of Plasticsby David C. Wright

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 1996; US$ 180.00

    In this report, Dr. Wright aims to explain both the causes of environmental stress cracking (ESC) and its implications. more...

  • Construction Managementby Denny McGeorge; Patrick Zou

    Wiley 2012; US$ 70.00

    The construction industry faces continual challenges and demands, due to market conditions and coercion by governments, for improvements in safety, quality and cost control, and in the avoidance of contractual disputes. To meet these challenges construction enterprises need to constantly seek new directions and business models in construction management.... more...

  • Mechanical Excavation in Mining and Civil Industriesby Nuh Bilgin; Hanifi Copur; Cemal Balci

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 159.95

    The secret to streamlined scheduling of mining and civil engineering projects is a solid understanding of the basic concepts of rock cutting mechanics. Comparing theoretical values with experimental and real-world results, Mechanical Excavation in Mining and Civil Industries thoroughly explains various rock cutting theories developed for chisel,... more...