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Construction

  • The Complete Guide to Contracting Your Homeby Kent Lester; Dave McGuerty

    F+W Media 2017; US$ 29.99

    Save 30% on home construction! Whether you want to take on all the responsibility of contracting your home or simply want to intelligently communicate with your homebuilder, The Complete Guide to Contracting Your Home can help you save 30% or more on the cost of home construction by teaching you the ins and outs of managing your construction... more...

  • Activity Based Costing for Construction Companiesby Yong-Woo Kim

    Wiley 2017; US$ 98.95 US$ 85.76

    Activity Based Cotsting for Construction Companies provides guidelines on how overhead costs can be managed for using Activity Based Costing (ABC), providing gains in contractor competiveness. Illustrated with a range of case studies and examples it also presents a map that shows construction contractors how to implement ABC to calculate overhead... more...

  • Building-Integrated Solar Energy Systemsby Robert E. Parkin

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 159.95

    This book presents techniques for building and optimizing structures with integrated solar energy systems. It describes active solar systems such as photovoltaics and parabolic concentrators as well as passive solar systems and covers optimal materials to use, daylighting, shading, solar blinds, rock and water energy storage and more. It discusses... more...

  • Chemical Sensitivity and Sick-Building Syndromeby Yukio Yanagisawa; Hiroshi Yoshino; Satoshi Ishikawa; Mikio Miyata

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 189.95

    Written by multidisciplinary experts in medicine, chemistry, and architecture, this book examines chemical sensitivity (CS). In 15 chapters fitted to 15 lectures, it discusses not only the medical explanation, but also the environmental factors of this hypersensitive reaction, such as chemistry and architectural aspects. The book overviews pollution-induced... more...

  • Bauwirtschaftby Egon Leimböck; Andreas Iding; Heiko Meinen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 41.96

    Auch die 3. Auflage des Fachbuchs bildet Themen ab, die im Bau- und Bauhauptgewerbe in der Berufspraxis von Belang sind wie beispielsweise Organisation und Management, Preisfindung und Controlling. Dabei werden auch die Schnittstellen zu angrenzenden Branchen (Finanz- und Immobilienwirtschaft) in angemessenem Umfang aufgezeigt. Besondere Beachtung... more...

  • Appraisal: From Theory to Practiceby Stefano Stanghellini; Pierluigi Morano; Marta Bottero; Alessandra Oppio

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 138.11

    This book documents the state of the art and the emerging operational perspectives in the field of the appraisal discipline. It covers a wide range of topics, including energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, socio-economic evaluation of regional and urban transformations, real estate and facility management, risk management. It... more...

  • Deformation Compatibility Control for Engineering Structuresby Hanhua Zhu; Zhihui Zhou; Mengchong Chen; Jianliang Deng

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 81.80

    This book presents essential methods of deformation compatibility control, and explicitly addresses the implied conditions on the methods? deformation compatibility. Consequently, these conditions can be considered in engineering structure design, while the conditions on stable equilibrium can be taken... more...

  • Light Metals 2014by John Grandfield

    Springer International Publishing 2016; Not Available

    The Light Metals symposia are a key part of the TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, presenting the most recent developments, discoveries, and practices in primary aluminum science and technology. Publishing the proceedings from these important symposia, the Light Metals volume has become the definitive reference in the field of aluminum production and... more...

  • Light Metals 2011by Stephen Lindsay

    Springer International Publishing 2016; Not Available

    The Light Metals symposia are a key part of the TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, presenting the most recent developments, discoveries, and practices in primary aluminum science and technology. Publishing the proceedings from these important symposia, the Light Metals volume has become the definitive reference in the field of aluminum production and... more...

  • Light Metals 2012by Carlos Suarez

    Springer International Publishing 2016; Not Available

    An update of the definitive annual reference source in the field of aluminum production and related light metals technologies, a great mix of materials science and practical, applied technology surrounding aluminum, bauxite, aluminum reduction, rolling, casting, and production. more...