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  • Numerical Models for Submerged Breakwatersby Amir Sharifahmadian

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00

    Numerical Models for Submerged Breakwaters: Coastal Hydrodynamics and Morphodynamics discusses the practice of submerged breakwaters, an increasingly popular tool used as a coastal defense system because of their amenity and aesthetics as compared to common emerged beach protection measures. The book is the perfect guide for experienced professionals... more...

  • CPM in Construction Management, Eighth Editionby James O'Brien; Fredric Plotnick

    McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 130.00

    The definitive guide for using CPM in construction planning and scheduling?now thoroughly updated to reflect new technologies and procedures Critical path method (CPM) is the most widely taught and used framework for construction project design, scheduling, and management. This new edition has been fully revised to cover the latest techniques, standards,... more...

  • Value and Waste in Lean Constructionby Fidelis A. Emuze; Tarcisio A. Saurin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Non-value adding activities are otherwise known as ?waste? in the lean construction lexicon. The aim of this collection is to build a common understanding of the role and contribution of value-adding activities in achieving stipulated objectives and continuous improvement in construction projects, and to contrast this with waste. Although the lean... more...

  • Built Environment and Property Managementby Emerald Group Publishing Limited

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 49.95

    Built Environment and Property Management - A Focus on China and Hong Kong is a unique collection of previously published articles that identify some emergent themes that have subsequently established themselves as key trends in the field. more...

  • Industrial Steam Systemsby Mojtaba Sabet

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    Develop a Complete and Thorough Understanding of Industrial Steam Systems Industrial Steam Systems: Fundamentals and Best Design Practices is a complete, concise user's guide for plant designers, operators, and other industry professionals involved with such systems. Focused on the proper safety design and setup of industrial steam systems,... more...

  • Inspection, Evaluation and Maintenance of Suspension Bridges Case Studiesby Sreenivas Alampalli; William J. Moreau

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    An Insiders? Guide to Inspecting, Maintaining, and Operating Bridges Suspension bridges are graceful, aesthetic, and iconic structures. Due to their attractiveness and visibility, they are well-known symbols of major cities and countries in the world. They are also essential form of transportation infrastructure built across large bodies of... more...

  • Eco-Home Design Guideby Christopher Day

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 21.86

    Designing an eco home is as much about working with your natural surroundings as it is about planning to use the right materials for your building. In this book, Christopher Day draws on his extensive experience to explain the key principles of eco-home design, focussing on natural methods rather than expensive technology. Beautifully illustrated,... more...

  • Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Reviewby Mohammad Nabeel Waseem

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95

    The outcome of a fire review can greatly impact the internal fire and life safety features, as well as the architectural design of a building. An insider?s guide for both novice and expert, Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review provides the framework needed to design and evaluate a successful site plan for review. This book outlines the... more...

  • Building Services and Equipmentby F. Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 90.95

    A widely acclaimed trilogy that has become established as the leading work in this field. As well as taking account of current Building Regulations, Codes of Practice and recent technological advances. Special attention has been paid to the reduction of fuel costs and environmental factors. This volume covers the essential design calculations for... more...

  • Thermoactive Foundations for Sustainable Buildingsby Moncef Krarti

    Momentum Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    This monograph documents the current of state-of-art in Thermo-Active Foundations (TAFs) suitable for efficiently and sustainably heat and cooling buildings. TAFs, also referred to as thermal or energy piles, offer innovative and sustainable alternatives to ground-source heat pumps as well as other conventional heating, ventilating, and air conditioning... more...