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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...

  • Management Systems for Constructionby Alan Griffith; Paul Stephenson; Paul Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 94.95

    The book provides a concise focussed guide to the main management areas that are essential to the success of modern construction projects. The concepts, principles and applications in the seven main management areas that are essential to the success of construction projects are presented. It links in with The CIOB's Education Framework is recommended... more...

  • Added Value in Design and Constructionby Allan Ashworth; Keith Hogg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.99

    Added Value in Design and Construction takes a holistic, student-centred approach to offering public and private sector clients the ultimate reward; doing more for less.  The Latham Report was a call to action and this book provides students of construction with the theoretical and practical knowledge to deliver the recommendations of the report.... 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...

  • 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...

  • American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Editionby Terrell Croft; Frederic Hartwell; Wilford Summers

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 90.00

    FULLY UPDATED FOR THE LATEST ELECTRICAL CODES AND STANDARDS For a century, the American Electricians' Handbook has served as the definitive industry reference for information on designing, installing, operating, and maintaining electrical systems and equipment. The Sixteenth Edition is revised to comply with the 2011 National Electrical Code... more...

  • Vernacular Heritage and Earthen Architectureby Mariana Correia; Gilberto Carlos; Sandra Rocha

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 279.00

    In a continuously changing world, there has been a growing interest in the protection of vernacular heritage and earthen architecture. The need to protect and enhance this fragile heritage via intelligent responses to threats from nature and the environment has become evident. Historically, vernacular heritage research focussed on philosophical... 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...

  • Construction Management of Healthcare Projectsby Sanjiv Gokhale; Thomas Gormley

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 80.00

    A complete, practical guide to managing healthcare facility construction projects Filled with best practices and the latest industry trends, Construction Management of Healthcare Projects describes the unique construction requirements of hospitals, including building components, specialized functions, codes, and regulations. Detailed case studies... 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...