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Construction

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellingsby Ian A. Melville; Ian A. Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 78.95

    This new edition of Reporting for Buyers provides guidance for the surveyor on setting out the findings of the inspection in a?clear, unambiguous and unequivocal way. The book provides a full, critical look at the current situation, describing the various types of report currently available to the public for commissioning. The limitations and... more...

  • BIM and Quantity Surveyingby Steve Pittard; Peter Sell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    The sudden arrival of Building Information Modelling (BIM) as a key part of the building industry is redefining the roles and working practices of its stakeholders. Many clients, designers, contractors, quantity surveyors, and building managers are still finding their feet in an industry where BIM compliance can bring great rewards. This guide... more...

  • Carpentry and Construction, Sixth Editionby Mark Miller; Rex Miller

    McGraw-Hill Education 2016; US$ 65.00

    Fully updated home carpentry, construction, and remodeling instruction This thoroughly revised, DIY guide takes you through every step of home construction. Discover how to select tools, pour foundations, build walls and floors, and install tiles?even handle electrical wiring, plumbing, and insulation! Easy-to-follow instructions, along with more... more...

  • Applied Building Physicsby Hugo S. L. Hens

    Wiley 2016; US$ 80.00

    Bad experiences with construction quality, the energy crises of 1973 and 1979, complaints about 'sick buildings', thermal, acoustical, visual and olfactory discomfort, the need for good air quality, the move towards more sustainability, all have accelerated the development of a field, which for a long time was hardly more than an academic exercise:... more...

  • Converting Land from Rural to Urban Uses (Routledge Revivals)by A. Allan Schmid

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.00

    This title aims to use social science research to contribute towards solving policy problems raised by the rural to urban land conversion process and by high land prices in particular. Ultimately, this book aims to develop the information useful to public decisions on zoning, taxation, public investments, transport systems, new towns, and so on, as... more...

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellingsby Philip Santo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 84.95

    With the introduction of Home Information Packs and Home Condition Reports house buying is being revolutionised! This second book in the series of four, following Inspections and Reports on Dwellings: Assessing Age, covers the entire field of inspecting dwellings, from ascertaining the clients? requirements, setting the instructions by way of agreeing... more...

  • Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management 2015by Ershi Qi; Jiang Shen; Runliang Dou

    Atlantis Press 2016; Not Available

    Being the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Industrial Engineering, IEEM 2015 aims to provide a high-level international forum for experts, scholars and entrepreneurs at home and abroad to present the recent advances, new techniques and applications face and face, to promote discussion and interaction... more...

  • Site Control of Materialsby John E Johnston

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    Site Control of Materials: Handling, Storage and Protection deals with improving control in construction sites to limit waste resulting from improper storage and handling of valuable or fragile materials. According to the Building Research Establishment in the United Kingdom, 10-20% of all materials delivered to the construction site either end up... more...

  • Fiber-Reinforced-Plastic (FRP) Reinforcement for Concrete Structuresby David A Hensher; L. Anselin

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    The use of fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) composites for prestressed and non-prestressed concrete reinforcement has developed into a technology with serious and substantial claims for the advancement of construction materials and methods. Research and development is now occurring worldwide. The 20 papers in this volume make a further contribution in... more...

  • Heating Services Designby Ronald K. McLaughlin; R. Craig McLean; W. John Bonthron

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Heating Services Design focuses on the design of heating systems. The book first discusses the fundamentals of fluid flow. Topics include fluid properties, viscous fluids in motion, fluid flow in pipes, and additional losses in pipes. The text explains automatic control and considers feedforward and feedback control, process reaction rate, system... more...