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  • Planning and Monitoring Design Workby E. J. Coles; C.M.H Barritt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 127.95

    With the rise of "design and build" many more organisations are having to undertake design work; new project organisational structures are developing and many people are migrating into new roles. As a result of these changing times it is more important than ever that we understand that design work needs managed in a different way to many other construction... more...

  • Human Resources Management in Constructionby D. Langford; M. R. Hancock; R. Fellows; A. W. Gale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    Human Resources Management in Construction fills an important gap in current management literature by applying general principles of human resources management specifically to the construction industry. It discusses and explores findings from research to supplement the theoretical and practical procedures used. It explores issues such as the technology... more...

  • Internal Componentsby Alan Blanc

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 101.95

    This book and its companion volume External Components encourage an evaluation of alternative methods for putting components together. Both use contemporary case studies to relate component design to real building. more...

  • Life-Cycle of Structural Systemsby Hitoshi Furuta; Dan M. Frangopol; Mitsuyoshi Akiyama

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 299.95

    Life-Cycle of Structural Systems: Design, Assessment, Maintenance and Management contains the papers presented at IALCCE2014, the fourth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE2014), held in Tokyo, Japan, November 16-19, 2014. It consists of a book of extended abstracts and a DVD with 312 full papers including the Fazlur... more...

  • Master Handbook of Acoustics, Sixth Editionby F. Alton Everest; Ken Pohlmann

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 45.00

    The most complete and current guide to architectural acoustics principles and practices Design and construct audiophile-quality sonic environments of all sizes--from home theaters and project studios to large-scale recording studios. Thoroughly revised to include new acoustical design techniques, Master Handbook of Acoustics , Sixth Edition, explains... more...

  • The Homeowner's DIY Guide to Electrical Wiringby David Herres

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 25.00

    A practical, money-saving guide to home electrical wiring Handle residential wiring projects correctly, safely, and according to the National Electrical Code (NEC). Filled with clear photos and helpful diagrams, The Homeowner?s DIY Guide to Electrical Wiring shows you how to quickly and easily navigate the portions of the NEC that pertain to... more...

  • Faber & Kell's Heating & Air-conditioning of Buildingsby Doug Oughton; Steve Hodkinson; Richard M Brailsford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    For over 70 years, Faber & Kell's has been the definitive reference text in its field. It provides an understanding of the principles of heating and air-conditioning of buildings in a concise manner, illustrating practical information with simple, easy-to-use diagrams, now in full-colour. This new-look 11 th edition has been re-organised for... more...

  • Successful Contract Administrationby Charles W. Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    The success of every construction project begins with reading and understanding the contract. Contract Administrators and Project Managers for all parties in the construction process must realize the major impact their actions have on cost, schedule, and quality in relation to the contract terms and conditions. Written in a clear and accessible... 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...

  • Carpentry and Joinery Book 1by David R. Bates

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 81.95

    This book provides the apprentice or trainee carpenter and joiner with the basic technical knowledge necessary to complete the first half of a City and Guilds Course in Carpentry and Joinery.  It will also be a useful reference to any persons studying for examinations, or simply wishing to further their knowledge in one of the associated areas, such... more...