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Surveying

  • Machining of Titanium Alloysby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book presents a collection of examples illustrating the resent research advances in the machining of titanium alloys. These materials have excellent strength and fracture toughness as well as low density and good corrosion resistance; however, machinability is still poor due to their low thermal conductivity and high chemical reactivity with cutting... more...

  • Willis's Practice and Procedure for the Quantity Surveyorby Allan Ashworth; Keith Hogg; Catherine Higgs

    Wiley 2013; US$ 67.00

    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...

  • Housing: The Essential Foundationsby Dr Paul Balchin; Paul Balchin; Maureen Rhoden

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 85.95

    Housing: The Essential Foundations provides a comprehensive introduction to housing studies. This topical text is essential reading for students embarking on degree and diploma courses in housing, surveying, town planning and other related subjects. Professionals within these fields will also find the book valuable as a source of up-to-date information... more...

  • Contract Practice for Surveyorsby Simon Birchall; J W Ramus

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 61.95

    This book provides a detailed guide to the principles and practice of construction contracts. It is written for both students and professionals working in all branches of surveying and construction. Based around the JCT 05 Standard Building Contracts, it has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest versions of these contracts. The book... more...

  • Advanced Excel for Surveyorsby Philip Bowcock; Natalie Bayfield

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Advanced Excel for Surveyors  is the companion to the highly successful Excel for Surveyors . This volume is intended to help both students and practitioners use Mircosoft Excel? to solve some of the more complex problems that the surveyor may come across. It explores how Visual Basic and macros can simplify and speed up repetitive tasks, fulfilling... more...

  • Excel for Surveyorsby Philip Bowcock; Natalie Bayfield

    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...

  • Investment, Procurement and Performance in Constructionby P.S. Brandon; T. Mole; P. Venmore-Rowland

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 360.00

    The proceedings of a major conference on the built environment ran by the RICS to examine recent research and development in: investment; building procurement and construction; and building performance analysis. more...

  • The Surveying Handbookby Russell C. Brinker; Roy Minnick

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Surveying profession, registration, and sociations; Surveying field notes, data collectors; Measurement errors; Linear measurements; Linear measurements -- EDM instruments; Angle measurements -- transits and theodolites; Leveling; Instrument adjustments; Traversing; Survey drafting; Triangulation; Trilateration; Geodesy; Inertial and... more...

  • Sustainable Land Development and Restorationby Kandi Brown; William L Hall; Marjorie Hall Snook; Kathleen Garvin

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 132.95

    Decision Consequence Analysis (DCA) is a framework for improving the quality of decision results. The framework is a systematic, multi-criteria quantification of uncertainties and the opportunities for managing and reducing the potential negative consequences of such uncertainties. DCA is demonstrated throughout the text for each stage of system based... more...

  • Estimating for Builders and Surveyorsby R D Buchan; Eric Fleming; Fiona Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    Written for students taking courses in building and surveying, 'Estimating for Builders and Surveyors' describes and explains the method used by the estimator to build up prices or rates for items described in the SMM7 format. Each chapter is a self-contained unit related to a particular element in the building. Worked examples throughout reflect both... more...