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  • 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...

  • Building Stone Wallsby John Vivian

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2014; US$ 11.95

    John Vivian tells you everything you need to know to build your own stone walls from start to finish. He covers everything from basic equipment and materials to building retaining walls, building in gates and stiles, moving boulders, and using lower-quality stone. Clear, detailed drawings show exactly what to do and how to avoid problems. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Carpentry and Joinery Book 2by David R. Bates

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    Complementing Book 1of the same title, this text takes the student up to the City and Guilds full Craft Certificate level. All aspects of the course are dealt with, along with the associated scientific background, mathematical calculations and drawings required. Although prior knowledge of the subject as provided in Book 1 is assumed , important principles... more...

  • Carpentry and Joinery: Work Activitiesby Chris Tooke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    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...

  • Building Services Design Managementby Jackie Portman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 70.50

    Building services refers to the equipment and systems that contribute to controlling the internal environment to make it safe and comfortable to occupy. They also support the requirements of processes and business functions within buildings, for example manufacturing and assembly operations, medical procedures, warehousing and storage of materials,... more...