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Managing Change in Construction Projects

A Knowledge-Based Approach

by Sepani Senaratne & Martin Sexton

<p><em>Managing Change in Construction Projects: a knowledge-based approach</em> offers a new perspective on construction project change by viewing the process of change management as a knowledge-intensive activity, where team members bring ...

ISBN: 9781444392418

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Managing Construction Logistics

by Gary Sullivan, Stephen Barthorpe & Stephen Robbins

<p>Every major industry except construction uses logistics to improve its bottom line…</p> <p>Poor logistics is costing the construction industry at least £3 billion a year according to a report – ‘Improving Construction Logistics’ – published ...

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Managing Construction Projects

by Ron Frankenfield

<p>This book is intended for the Project Managers and Construction Managers who are about to embark on a new construction effort. Many Project Managers are more comfortable with the engineering and procurement efforts than actual construction ...

ISBN: 9781311000095

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Managing Design

Conversations, Project Controls, and Best Practices for Commercial Design and Construction Projects

by Michael LeFevre

<p><strong>Offers state-of-the-art principles and strategies gleaned from high-profile projects to help readers manage design</strong></p> <p>This guide to managing design process within the commercial design and construction industry addresses

ISBN: 9781119561972

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Managing Performance in Construction

by Leonhard E. Bernold & S. M. AbouRizk

<p>Construction is the country's single largest manufacturing industry. However, it is a sector that lacks benchmarks against which to gauge performance. This modern thinking intends to provide insight to construction productivity improvement. ...

ISBN: 9780470919705

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Managing Risk in Construction Projects

by Tony Merna, Paul Jobling & Nigel J. Smith

<p>Investment in any new project invariably carries risk but the construction industry is subject to more risk and uncertainty than perhaps any other industry.</p> <p> </p> <p>This guide for construction managers, project managers and quantity

ISBN: 9781118347225

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Managing the Profitable Construction Business

The Contractor's Guide to Success and Survival Strategies

by Thomas C. Schleifer, Kenneth T. Sullivan & John M. Murdough

<p><strong>Take control of your construction contracting business and manage it through the natural highs and lows of the construction market.</strong></p> <p>Learn from a team of construction business veterans led by Thomas C. Schleifer, who ...

ISBN: 9781118837139

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Manual of Construction Project Management

For Owners and Clients

by Jüri Sutt

<p>This construction client's manual is written in the form of a list of activities. It supports owners in the role of client by helping them make choices during the project development process. This increases control over cost, quality and ...

ISBN: 9781119971696

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Manual of First and Second Fixing Carpentry

by Les Goring

<p>Les Goring’s book covers all the detailed knowledge required for carrying out first fixingcarpentry – such as modern and traditional roofing and fitting and fixing modern and traditional floor joists on new-build sites before plastering or ...

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Materials and Infrastructures 1

by Jean-Michel Torrenti & Francesca La Torre

<p>This volume presents the first half of a diverse collection of chapters in the field of materials and infrastructures in transport systems, which illustrate the technological and methodological innovations required to rise to the challenge of

ISBN: 9781119318576

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Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis

by Praveen Nagarajan

<p>This book deals with matrix methods of structural analysis for linearly elastic framed structures. It starts with background of matrix analysis of structures followed by procedure to develop force-displacement relation for a given structure ...

ISBN: 9781351210300

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Meaning and Measurement in Comparative Housing Research

by Mark Stephens

<p>The last two decades have seen a marked growth in comparative research within the field of housing studies. This reflects the increasing globalisation of housing finance and therefore the interconnectedness of housing markets, growing ...

ISBN: 9781351558723

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Mixed Use and Residential Tenants' Rights

The Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 and Leasehold Enfranchisement

by Peta Dollar & Sarah Thompson-Copsey

<p>The popularity of mixed use buildings has highlighted the need to understand the substantial impact of residential tenants' rights. This book, by authors known for their practical expertise in this highly specialized area, includes a detailed

ISBN: 9781135335939

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Mobile and Pervasive Computing in Construction

by Chimay J. Anumba & Xiangyu Wang

<p>Construction researchers and industry practitioners have begun to explore the possibilities offered by mobile and pervasive computing in architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). It is expected that the construction industry will be ...

ISBN: 9781118422274

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Modern Construction Management

by Prof. Frank Harris & Prof. Ronald McCaffer

<p>This new edition of a core undergraduate textbook for construction managers reflects current best practice, topical industry preoccupations and latest developments in courses and fundamental subjects for students.</p> <p>While the ...

ISBN: 9781118510186

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Monitoring Building Structures

by Moore, J.F.A.

There is an increasing number of buildings that require informed decisions to be made about their continued safety and serviceability. Although social and economic issues are often all-important influences, the technical issues nevertheless need

ISBN: 9781134992782

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My Experiments with Project and Personnel Management

by Sekar Kumbeswara

Sekar K , “My Experiments with Project and Personnel Management” This book is a treasure of project management with rich hands on experiences portrayed in a simple manner, deals with four stages of professionals- novice, middle level, executive ...

ISBN: 9781482859065

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Nanotechnology in Construction

by Bartos, Peter J M

With international contributions from experts in the field, Nanotechnology in Construction amalgamates previously fragmented research and emerging trends. ...

ISBN: 9781847551528

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Natural Draught Cooling Towers: Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Natural Draught Cooling Towers, Istanbul, Turkey, 20-22 May 2004

by Mungan, I.

The world's most experienced scientists and professionals working on cooling towers gathered at the 5th International Symposium on Natural Draught Cooling Towers to discuss the latest developments in this area and exchange knowledge and ...

ISBN: 9781482283914

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Net Zero Energy Buildings

Case Studies and Lessons Learned

by Linda Reeder

<p>This book presents 18 in-depth case studies of net zero energy buildings—low-energy building that generate as much energy as they consume over the course of a year—for a range of project types, sizes, and U.S. climate zones. Each case study ...

ISBN: 9781317289982

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