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New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice

by Duncan Cartlidge

<p>In this fourth edition of <em>New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice,</em> renowned quantity surveying author Duncan Cartlidge reviews the history of the quantity surveyor, examines and reflects on the state of current practice with a ...

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New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings

Practical Guidance for Built Environment Professionals

by Stephen Finnegan

<p>Built environment professionals considering whether to embark on the design and construction or retrofit of a fully ‘sustainable’ or ‘green’ build need to know the financial implications of their decisions. What are their financial options? ...

ISBN: 9781317191186

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New Forms of Procurement

PPP and Relational Contracting in the 21st Century

by Marcus C. Jefferies & Steve Rowlinson

<p>The last three decades have seen the evolution of Public–Private Partnerships (PPPs) and Relationship Contracting (RC) as alternative procurement approaches to traditional methods of delivering public infrastructure. The potential for growth ...

ISBN: 9781317635017

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Non-Destructive Techniques for the Evaluation of Structures and Infrastructure

by Riveiro, Belén|Solla, Mercedes

<P>This book provides an overview and up-to-date synthesis of the most commonly used non-destructive technologies for the reverse engineering of built infrastructure facilities. These technologies tackle both the geometric and radiometric ...

ISBN: 9781315685151

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Nondestructive Techniques for the Assessment and Preservation of Historic Structures

by Florindo Gaspar, Luisa Maria da Silva Gonçalves & Hugo Rodrigues

<p>New technologies play an increasingly important role in the analysis, monitoring, restoration, and preservation of historic structures. These technological systems continue to get more advanced and complex, for example: 3D digital ...

ISBN: 9781351686693

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Online Learning for STEM Subjects

International Examples of Technologies and Pedagogies in Use

by Mark Childs & Robby Soetanto

<p>The Global Collaboration initiatives related in this book are examples of how educators have experimented with different mechanisms to provide science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education programmes through information ...

ISBN: 9781317389873

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Outrigger Design for High-Rise Buildings

by Hi Sun Choi, Goman Ho, Leonard Joseph & others

<p>Outrigger systems are rigid horizontal structures designed to improve a building’s stability and strength by connecting the building core or spine to distant columns, much in the way an outrigger can prevent a canoe from overturning. ...

ISBN: 9781317341710

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Pavement Engineering

Principles and Practice, Third Edition

by Rajib B. Mallick & Tahar El-Korchi

<p>Pavement Engineering will cover the entire range of pavement construction, from soil preparation to structural design and life-cycle costing and analysis. It will link the concepts of mix and structural design, while also placing emphasis on ...

ISBN: 9781498758840

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Performance Based Building Design 1

From Below Grade Construction to Cavity Walls

by Hugo S. L. Hens

<p>Just like building physics, performance based building design was hardly an issue before the energy crises of the 1970s. With the need to upgrade energy efficiency, the interest in overall building performance grew. The term ...

ISBN: 9783433601976

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Performance Based Building Design 2

From Timber-framed Construction to Partition Walls

by Hugo S. L. Hens

<p>Just like building physics, performance based building design was hardly an issue before the energy crises of the 1970ies. With the need to upgrade energy efficiency, the interest in overall building performance grew. The term ...

ISBN: 9783433602492

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Physical Properties of Concrete and Concrete Constituents

by Jean-Pierre Ollivier, Jean-Michel Toorenti & Myriam Carcasses

<p>Understanding the rheological properties of fresh concrete, the hydration phenomenon of cement responsible for structuration, the relationship between the characteristics of the porous solid obtained and its mechanical performances or ...

ISBN: 9781118562956

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Pile Design and Construction Practice, Sixth Edition

by Tomlinson, Michael

<P></P><I><STRONG> <P>Written to </STRONG><B>Eurocode 7 and the UK National Annex</P></B></I> <P></P> <P>Updated to reflect the current usage of Eurocode 7, along with relevant parts of the British Standards, <STRONG>Pile Design and Construction

ISBN: 9781466592643

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Pioneers in Public Health

Lessons from History

by Jill Stewart

<p>The public health movement involved numerous individuals who made the case for change and put new practices into place. However despite a growing interest in how we understand history to inform current evidence-based practice, there is no ...

ISBN: 9781351671484

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Plane and Geodetic Surveying, Second Edition

by Johnson, Aylmer

<P><STRONG>Plane and Geodetic Surveying</STRONG> blends together theory and practice, conventional techniques and satellite-based methods, to provide the ideal book for students of surveying. It gives detailed guidance on how and when the ...

ISBN: 9781466589568

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Practical Drainage Investigation

by Tim Deveaux & Dominic Blyth

<p>The aims of this book are to enhance the knowledge of a user who has some basic knowledge of drainage systems and to give a working knowledge of solving problems in domestic and small commercial drainage systems. It focuses mainly on below ...

ISBN: 9781311600790

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Practical Project Management for Building and Construction

by Ottosson, Hans

<P><STRONG>Practical Project Management for Building and Construction </STRONG>covers the 14 knowledge areas of project management that are essential for successful projects in the construction industry. For each knowledge area, it explains the ...

ISBN: 9781439896563

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Principles of Structural Design

Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Third Edition

by Ram S. Gupta

<p>Timber, steel, and concrete are common engineering materials used in structural design. Material choice depends upon the type of structure, availability of material, and the preference of the designer. The design practices the code ...

ISBN: 9781351027687

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Principles of Structural Design: Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Second Edition

by Gupta, Ram S.

<P>A structural design book with a code-connected focus, <STRONG>Principles of Structural Design: Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Second Edition</STRONG> introduces the principles and practices of structural design. This book covers the section ...

ISBN: 9781466552333

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Print and Specifications Reading for Construction

by Ron Russell

<b>Accurately interpret graphic and written construction documents</b> <p>Construction documents are the vital link between the architect's vision and the finished physical structure. Building professionals must accurately read and follow these ...

ISBN: 9781118113004

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Programme Procurement in Construction

Learning from London 2012

by John Mead & Stephen Gruneberg

<p>&quot;This book ... adds to the impressive 'legacy' of learning which is still emerging from the successful delivery of the London 2012 construction programme. The authors combine the reforming zeal of a champion for change, who was there ...

ISBN: 9781118597460

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