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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 56.00
This textbook for students and practitioners of surveying, geoinformatics and cartography is an introduction into the different recording and presentation methods, describing their advantages, disadvantages and fields of application. The book is also a valuable resource for those studying and working in other fields, especially in earth... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 63.00
The fourth edition of this textbook has been thoroughly revised in order to reflect the central role which geodesy has achieved in the past ten years. It follows the principal directions of geodesy, providing the theoretical background as well as the principles of measurement and evaluation methods. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 64.00 US$ 55.47
The modern quantity surveyor (QS) plays a central role in the management of construction projects, although the exact nature of the role depends on who employs the QS. The Professional Quantity Surveyor engaged by the client and the Contractor's Quantity Surveyor have different roles to play in any construction project, with the contractor's QS role... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 55.95 US$ 48.49
"What's the Crack?" When cracking is observed in a building the most common reaction is that it must be the foundations and that it must be serious. Many surveyors are nervous about diagnosing cracks. This is understandable, as the interpretation of cracks can be difficult to teach, with university courses providing little or no time for field... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.95
This book provides an essential insight into the practices and ideas of maps and map-making. It draws on a wide range of social theorists, and theorists of maps and cartography, to show how maps and map-making have shaped the spaces in which we live. Going beyond the focus of traditional cartography, the book draws on examples of the use of maps from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Building Surveys has been a trusted guide for both students and professionals for over 30 years, evolving throughout its eight editions to address the challenges and responsibilities of the building surveying role. It covers everything needed for initial inspections such as equipment, know-how and procedures to writing an accurate report, making... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67
Historically employed to estimate and measure the likely material requirements for any building project, the role of the modern quantity surveyor is diverse, with a wide range of employers and geographical locations to match. Change continues to be a feature in quantity surveying practice, with the New Rules of Measurement, the RICS Black Book and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
The fifth edition of this successful textbook is aimed specifically at those students and practitioners who require a broad understanding of building construction as part of a wider sphere of professional activity. The book provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of modern construction and services. New to this edition... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
This book is an introduction to Microsoft Excel? concentrating on the program's unique application to the work of surveyors. Useful operations such as the creation of valuation tables and automation of conventional valuations are explained with the aid of step by step examples and screen-shots. The setting up of discounted cash flow problems and... more...