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  • Earthbag Buildingby Kaki Hunter; Donald Kiffmeyer

    New Society Publishers 2004; US$ 29.95

    The only comprehensive, illustrated, step-by-step guide to building with earthbags. more...

  • Structural Engineer's Pocket Bookby Fiona Cobb

    Taylor & Francis 2004; US$ 39.95

    Until now there has been no comprehensive pocket reference guide for professional and student structural engineers. The Structural Engineers Pocket Book is a unique compilation of all table, data, facts, formulae and rules of thumb needed for scheme design by structural engineers in the office, in transit or on site. By bringing together data from... 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...

  • Carpentry and Joinery 1by Brian Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95

    The third edition of Carpentry and Joinery 1 is the first in a series of three books which together provide an authoritative but thoroughly practical guide to carpentry and joinery for students following City & Guilds and CITB courses, NVQ candidates, and a wide range of amateurs and professionals. Carpentry and Joinery 1 deals with the fundamentals... 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...

  • 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...

  • Understanding the NEC3 ECC Contractby Kelvin Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Understanding the NEC3 ECC Contract uses plain English to lead the reader through the document?s key features, including the use of early warnings, compensation events, preparing and assessing tenders, and termination provisions. Written for construction professionals, by a practicing international construction contract consultant, this handbook... 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...

  • Willis's Practice and Procedure for the Quantity Surveyorby Allan Ashworth; Keith Hogg; Catherine Higgs

    Wiley 2013; US$ 65.00

    Historically employed to estimate and measure the likely material requirements for any building project, the role of the modern quantity surveyor is diverse, with a wide range of employers and geographical locations to match. Change continues to be a feature in quantity surveying practice, with the New Rules of Measurement, the RICS Black Book and... 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...