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Construction

  • How Safe is Safe Enough?by E.E. Lewis

    Carrel Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    Every time an airplane crashes, a gas line explodes, a bridge collapses, or a contaminant escapes the public questions whether the benefits that technology brings are worth its risks. Written in laymen?s language, How Safe Is Safe Enough? explores the realities of the risks that technology presents and the public?s perceptions of them. E. E. Lewis... more...

  • World Savannasby Jayalaxshmi PhD BSc Mistry

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    An interdisciplinary text on the world's savannas, covering the geography, ecology, economics and politics of savanna regions. Savannas are a distinct vegetation type, covering a third of the world's land surface area and supporting a fifth of the world's population. There has been a wide range of literature on the subject, but the majority of work... more...

  • Concrete Solutions 2014by Michael Grantham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 299.00

    The Concrete Solutions series of International Conferences on Concrete Repair began in 2003 with a conference held in St. Malo, France in association with INSA Rennes. Subsequent conferences have seen us partnering with the University of Padua in 2009 and with TU Dresden in 2011. This conference is being held for the first time in the UK, in association... more...

  • Value Management of Construction Projectsby John Kelly; Steven Male; Drummond Graham

    Wiley 2014; US$ 82.50

    Value management evaluates alternative construction materials and systems with a view to saving money without impacting on building performance or the construction programme. It has become a well established tool in the construction industry, having been endorsed in a range of government sponsored reports. In the current economic climate, clients... more...

  • The Classic Hewn-Log Houseby Charles McRaven

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2014; US$ 19.95

    Author Charles McRaven knows log houses from the inside out, and from the outside in. He restored his first log house in 1946, at the age of eleven. Since then he has built and restored hewn-log houses all over the United States, and he is considered the nation?s foremost authority on the topic. In The Classic Log-Hewn House, McRaven covers everything... more...

  • Soil Improvement and Ground Modification Methodsby Peter G. Nicholson

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 136.00

    Written by an author with more than 25 years of field and academic experience, Soil Improvement and Ground Modification Methods explains ground improvement technologies for converting marginal soil into soil that will support all types of structures. Soil improvement is the alteration of any property of a soil to improve its engineering performance.... more...

  • The Bearing Capacity of Building Foundationsby A. Myslivec; Z. Kysela

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

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  • Offshore Operation Facilitiesby Huacan Fang; Menglan Duan

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    Offshore Operation Facilities: Equipment and Procedures provides new engineers with the knowledge and methods that will assist them in maximizing efficiency while minimizing cost and helps them prepare for the many operational variables involved in offshore operations. This book clearly presents the working knowledge of subsea operations and demonstrates... more...

  • Metal Building Systems, Third Editionby Alexander Newman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 115.00

    The most complete, up-to-date metal building systems guide Fully revised for the latest building codes and industry trends, Metal Building Systems , Third Edition, explains how to select, specify, and design preengineered buildings with confidence. In this book, a practicing structural engineer goes beyond manufacturer-supplied specifications... more...

  • eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Constructionby Ardeshir Mahdavi; Bob Martens; Raimar Scherer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 279.00

    In the last two decades, the biannual ECPPM (European Conference on Product and Process Modelling) conference series has provided a unique platform for the presentation and discussion of the most recent advances with regard to the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) applications in the AEC/FM (Architecture, Engineering, Construction and... more...