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  • Water Hammerby Bruce Sharp; David Sharp

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 72.95

    Water hammer, or the study of fluid transient behaviour, is one of the most common problems in the water engineering community. This book covers the many causes and solutions in a practical way and is an essential reference for all those concerned with the flow of liquids, not just water, in pipe systems. It follows on from the authors' previous monograph... more...

  • Statutory Adjudicationby Derek Simmonds

    Wiley 2008; US$ 120.00

    Existing books on construction adjudication have either been written as an introduction to the subject when the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act was first introduced in 1996, or they are aimed at professionals representing parties or at adjudicators themselves. In contrast, this book has been written for the parties to adjudication,... more...

  • Sustainable Constructionby Sandy Halliday

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 57.95

    It has taken a very long time for sustainable development to be recognised as a justified restraint on inappropriate development and a primary driver of improving quality of life for all. For designers, clients and project managers this means we have to create healthy buildings and places which support communities, enhance biodiversity and contribute... more...

  • Perfect Phrases in Spanish for Constructionby Jean Yates

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 9.95

    Talk with your Spanish-speaking employees--no prior knowledge of Spanish needed! Perfect Phrases in Spanish for Construction gives you more than 500 vital words and phrases specific to working on commercial and residential job sites, with translations spelled out phonetically so you can say what you need to say immediately. Space the... more...

  • Carpentry and Joinery: Work Activitiesby Chris Tooke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    This highly illustrated textbook is written to meet the needs of candidates studying for the NVQ levels 2 and 3 in Carpentry and Joinery, and other courses at this level. Each chapter covers a specific activity such as constructing stairs or windows and includes the selection of produced components, setting out, marking out, assembly and fixing. The... more...

  • Adsorption Refrigeration Technologyby Ruzhu Wang; Liwei Wang; Jingyi Wu

    Wiley 2014; US$ 180.50

    Gives readers a detailed understanding of adsorption refrigeration technology, with a focus on practical applications and environmental concerns Systematically covering the technology of adsorption refrigeration, this book provides readers with a technical understanding of the topic as well as detailed information on the state-of-the-art from leading... more...

  • Felt and Torch on Roofingby Tim Richardson

    Crowood 2014; US$ 17.49

    A detailed guide to installing high performance felt and torch on roofs, for both DIY enthusiasts and professional roofers. From safety precautions, to the tips and tricks to keep a flat roof water-tight for many years, Felt and Torch on Roofing will teach the novice how to successfully complete their first felt roof to a high standard, and provide... more...

  • Integral and Semi-Integral Bridgesby Martin P Burke Jr

    Wiley 2009; US$ 155.00

    Worldwide, integral type bridges are being used in greater numbers in lieu of jointed bridges because of their structural simplicity, first-cost economy, and outstanding durability. In the UK and the US states of Tennessee and Missouri, for example, the construction of most moderate length bridges is based on the integral bridge concept. The state... 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...

  • Construction Operations Manual of Policies and Procedures, Fifth Editionby Sidney Levy; Andrew Civitello

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 99.00

    The latest tools and techniques for successfully managing construction operations CONSTRUCTION Fully revised throughout, the new edition of this practical guide offers a wealth of proven strategies for effectively running a construction business, delivering high-quality projects on time and within budget, and maximizing profits--all gleaned from... more...