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Construction

  • Building with Straw Balesby Barbara Jones

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 29.15

    Building with Straw Bales explains in straightforward terms the principles of straw-bale building. It covers design principles; the different types of foundations; how to raise and stabilise walls and protect them from the weather, including a detailed analysis of how straw performs with humidity; and how straw-bale buildings can easily meet Building... more...

  • Research Methods for Constructionby Richard F. Fellows; Anita M. M. Liu

    Wiley 2015; US$ 45.00

    This new edition of a valued guide for construction students will: instil rigour into your problem solving and the production of reports and publications is one of the few books to provide guidance on research formulation, methodologies, and methods specifically for construction students has been extended in scope to cover many areas of debate,... more...

  • Tubular Structures XVby Eduardo de Miranda Batista; Pedro Vellasco; Luciano Rodrigues Ornelas de Lima

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 239.00

    Tubular Structures XV contains the latest scientific and engineering developments in the field of tubular structures, as presented at the 15th International Symposium on Tubular Structures (ISTS15, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 27-29 May 2015). The International Symposium on Tubular Structures (ISTS) has a long-standing reputation for being the principal... more...

  • The BIM Manager's Handbook, Part 1by Dominik Holzer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 15.00

    The BIM Manager's Handbook: Guidance for Professionals in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a design and construction software that manages not just graphics, but also information—information that enables the automatic generation of drawings and reports, design analysis, schedule simulation,... more...

  • Building Information Modelingby Nawari O. Nawari; Michael Kuenstle

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95

    BIM for Structural Engineering and Architecture Building Information Modeling: Framework for Structural Design outlines one of the most promising new developments in architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC). Building information modeling (BIM) is an information management and analysis technology that is changing the role of computation... more...

  • Measuring Constructionby Rick Best; Jim Meikle

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Despite the size, complexity and importance of the construction industry, there has been little study to date which focuses on the challenge of drawing reliable conclusions from the available data. The accuracy of industry reports has an impact on government policy, the direction and outcomes of research and the practices of construction firms, so... more...

  • Construction Contractsby Will Hughes; Ronan Champion; John Murdoch

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    The fifth edition of this bestselling textbook has been thoroughly revised to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the legislation, administration and management of construction contracts. It now includes comparisons of working with JCT, NEC3, and FIDIC contracts throughout. Introducing this topic at the core of construction... more...

  • Whispers from the Depthsby Liz Wickins; Mike Wickins

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2015; US$ 9.48

    Liz and Mike Wickins? book Whispers from the Depths – The Kariba Story is more than just the story of the building of the Kariba Dam in the mid-1950s. Built in just five years against overwhelming odds, the dam is a monument to engineering excellence. Shrouded in political undertones, the construction of the dam was vital for the hydroelectric power... more...

  • Bauunternehmensmanagement-prozessorientiert Band 1by Gerhard Girmscheid

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00

    Strategische und operative Unternehmensprozesse bilden den Schlüssel für notwendige lebenszyklusorientierte Veränderungen in der Baubranche. Im Band 1 ? Strategische Managementprozesse ? werden die wichtigsten Methoden zur erfolgreichen Ausrichtung von Geschäftseinheiten und Unternehmen sowie alle wichtigen Teilprozesse zur Unternehmensgestaltung... more...