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  • Finishesby Alan Everett; Yvonne Dean

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    The fourth edition of this well established text brings the subject up-to-date with environmental legislation and provides a thorough understanding of the surface technologies of all materials used for finishes. It also aims to minimise the use of finishes which have shorter lives and hence need renewing more frequently. As the variety of materials... more...

  • Quality Improvement Techniques in Constructionby Steven McCabe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    Quality management has received much attention in recent years, not least in the construction industry. This book provides a description of the techniques of quality management and how they are implemented, regardless of the context. The author applies the techniques to the construction industry and brings in some practical experience from contractors... more...

  • 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...

  • Construction Health and Safety Managementby Alan Griffith; Tim Howarth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95

    Provides knowledge, understanding and guidance to the detailed and complex requirements of health and safety legislation as applied to the construction industry. This book provides the knowledge, understanding and guidance to the CDM regulations that students in particular will need when they start working in the industry. It links in with the CIOB... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Building Acts and Regulations Appliedby C.M.H. Barritt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This book forms part of a unique, highly practical and time-saving three volume presentation of the Building Regulations, each book covering all the regulations relating to specific building usage. The chapters of each volume form self-contained units covering all the Regulation requirements applicable to a particular part of a building; thus the reader... more...

  • Building Contract Claims and Disputesby Dennis F. Turner; Alan Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 236.95

    The second edition of Building Contract Claims and Disputes (first published as Building Contract Disputes ) provides a study of the causes of contractual disputes, particularly of claims in construction projects and of how they can be resolved successfully. It examines contracts, decisions, documentation and project operation from the points of... more...

  • Radiant Heating and Cooling Handbookby Richard Watson; Kirby Chapman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 125.00

    Design radiant heating and cooling systems with help from top experts The first and only professional guide of its kind, Radiant Heating and Cooling Handbook is packed with tools that make the work of HVAC systems designers, engineers, and technicians go more smoothly and easily. Relating heating and cooling theory to the principles of thermal... more...