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Construction

  • Maintenance and Safety of Aging Infrastructureby Dan Frangopol; Yiannis Tsompanakis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 179.95

    This book presents the latest scientific research and application practice findings in the engineering field of ?maintenance and safety of aging infrastructure?. The selected invited contributions will provide an overview of the use of advanced computational and/or experimental techniques in damage and vulnerability assessment as well as maintenance... more...

  • Residential Lighting Designby Marcus Steffen

    Crowood 2014;

    Good lighting is essential to a building. An effective design is not just about introducing light into a space, but rather an appreciation of how the space will be used. A good lighting design is so intertwined with the building that it is only noticed in its absence. This book introduces the tools of the lighting designer and explains how to produce... more...

  • Building Production Management Techniquesby David R. Moore; Douglas J. Hague

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Building Production Management Techniques provides an innovative approach to dealing with the universal problems of time, cost and quality of construction projects. The book provides an introduction to a number of management techniques that can be applied to the problems of production presented by the diverse, heavy, large and geographically... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Professional Ethics for the Construction Industryby Rebecca Mirsky; John Schaufelberger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Construction professionals have a range of demanding responsibilities; towards clients, their companies, and to abide by government regulations. It is understandable that busy practitioners could forget their ethical responsibilities in the face of these pressures, but maintaining a rigorous ethical standard is crucial to long-term success. Written... more...

  • Code of Practice for Project Management for Construction and Developmentby Chartered Institute of Building

    Wiley 2014; US$ 90.95

    The first edition of the Code of Practice for Project Management for Construction and Development , published in 1992, was groundbreaking in many ways. Now in its fifth edition, prepared by a multi-institute task force coordinated by the CIOB and including representatives from RICS, RIBA, ICE, APM and CIC, it continues to be the authoritative guide... more...

  • Access Scaffoldingby STEWART CHAMPION

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 179.95

    Access scaffolding is the most important element of plant for building, civil engineering and structural engineering contractors. In fact a building or structure cannot be constructed to a height of more than two metres without platforms to work from. These platforms have to be constructed on the site in the minimum of time but nevertheless backed... more...

  • Principles of Constructionby ROGER GREENO

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    Principles of Construction is an illustrated guide to the processes involved in a building programme, from inception stage through to completion. This second edition has been updated in accordance with current Building Regulation, with the emphasis remaining on safety and the correct use of materials. Following a logical procession of concepts and... more...