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Construction Project Scheduling and Control

by Saleh A. Mubarak

<p><strong>Ensure successful construction projects through effective project scheduling and control</strong></p> <p>The success of a construction project is dependent on a schedule that is well-defined yet flexible to allow for inevitable ...

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Construction Quality Management

Principles and Practice

by Tim Howarth & David Greenwood

<p>Quality management is essential for facilitating the competitiveness of modern day commercial organisations. Excellence in quality management is a requisite for construction organisations who seek to remain competitive and successful. The ...

ISBN: 9781317191391

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Construction Science and Materials

by Surinder Singh Virdi

<p>For BTEC construction students, Science, Structural Mechanics and Materials are combined into one unit. This new book focuses mainly on science and structural mechanics but also provides basic information on construction materials. The ...

ISBN: 9781119963929

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Contractor Health and Safety Compliance for Small to Medium-Sized Construction Companies

by Zakari Mustapha, Clinton Aigbavboa & Wellington Thwala

<p>This book explores the formation of small and medium-sized construction company's (SME) compliance with health and safety issues in developing countries. Little has been written about the formation of SME contractors' health and safety ...

ISBN: 9781351623155

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Contractual Dimensions in Construction

A Commentary in a Nutshell

by Chandana Jayalath

<p>Construction contractors must regularly wade through complicated contractual and technical issues. Claims and disputes can ruin a project or prevent it from even getting started. While many studies concentrate on case law imported from ...

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Converting Land from Rural to Urban Uses (Routledge Revivals)

by A. Allan Schmid

<p>This title aims to use social science research to contribute towards solving policy problems raised by the rural to urban land conversion process and by high land prices in particular. Ultimately, this book aims to develop the information ...

ISBN: 9781317513759

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Cost of Doing Business Study, 2019 Edition

by NAHB Business Management &amp; Technology Committee

<p>NAHB's economics and business management experts collected and analyzed 2017 financial statements from builders across the country. They reported average revenue of $16.4 million, slightly over 2014's average of $16.2 million but 20% higher ...

ISBN: 9780867187717

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Cost Studies of Buildings

by Allan Ashworth & Srinath Perera

<p>This practical guide to cost studies of buildings has been updated and revised throughout for the 6th edition. New developments in RICS New Rules of Measurement (NRM) are incorporated throughout the book, in addition to new material on ...

ISBN: 9781317484141

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Council Tax Handbook

by Geoff Parsons & Tim Smith

<p>EG Council Tax Handbook is a timely publication. The text is easy to understand and very comprehensive. This volume helps to define the council tax in various contexts.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781135329778

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Court-Connected Construction Mediation Practice

A Comparative International Review

by Andrew Agapiou & Deniz Artan Ilter

<p>The value of mediation has been widely acknowledged worldwide, as shown by the number of jurisdictions in which the courts enforce obligations on parties to negotiate and adopt mediation to settle construction disputes. This book examines the

ISBN: 9781317609889

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CPM in Construction Management, Eighth Edition

by James J. O'Brien & Fredric L. Plotnick

<h4>The definitive guide for using CPM in construction planning and scheduling—now thoroughly updated to reflect new technologies and procedures</h4> <p>Critical path method (CPM) is the most widely taught and used framework for construction ...

ISBN: 9781259587573

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Cumulative Impact and Other Disruption Claims in Construction

by Long, Richard J.

Cumulative impacts on construction projects remain largely an ill-defined concept. A more thorough understanding of cumulative impacts as defined by the construction industry and courts and boards will aid the contractor in preparing its damages

ISBN: 9781621377399

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Delhi's Changing Built Environment

by Piyush Tiwari & Jyoti Rao

<p>The rapid expansion, urban form and development of the built environment in the world’s second most populous city, Delhi, has been the consequence of social, political, economic, planning and architectural traditions that have shaped the city

ISBN: 9781317441366

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Delivering Sustainable Buildings

An Industry Insider's View

by Mike Malina

<p>The UK government has committed to reducing the nation’s carbon emissions by 80% by 2050. Buildings currently use almost half of the UK’s generated energy and they are now the focus of an unprecedented drive to cut energy use in our homes, ...

ISBN: 9781118511039

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Delivering Value with BIM

A whole-of-life approach

by Adriana X. Sanchez, Keith D. Hampson & Simon Vaux

<p>Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a global phenomenon which is gaining significant momentum across the world. Currently there is little information on how to realise and monitor benefits from implementing BIM across the life-cycle of a ...

ISBN: 9781317313175

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Design and Analysis of Connections in Steel Structures

Fundamentals and Examples

by Alfredo Boracchini

<p>The book introduces all the aspects needed for the safe and economic design and analysis of connections using bolted joints in steel structures. This is not treated according to any specific standard but making comparison among the different ...

ISBN: 9783433606070

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Design and Construction of Nuclear Power Plants

by Julian Meyer, Rüdiger Meiswinkel & Jürgen Schnell

<p>Despite all the efforts being put into expanding renewable energy sources, large-scale power stations will be essential as part of a reliable energy supply strategy for a longer period. Given that they are low on CO2 emissions, many countries

ISBN: 9783433602751

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DESIGN OF UNDERGROUND INSTALLATIONS IN ROCK

Army Tech Manual TM 5-857-3

by U.S. Army

<p><em><strong>Army Technical Manual TM 5-857-3</strong></em><br> This obscure and unusual 1961 manual details how the U.S. military goes about planning/constructing underground installations and bases. Chock-full of intricate details on design ...

ISBN: 1230001807936

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Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice

by Ghosh, Utpal K.

<P><STRONG>Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice</STRONG> provides a solid foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for the design of welded steel structures. The book begins by explaining the basics of ...

ISBN: 9781498708043

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Designing and Building Space Colonies-A Blueprint For the Future

by Martin Ettington

<p>One of the greatest adventures in the future of humanity will be to construct, work, and live in space based structures.</p> <p>In this book we look at the history of ideas for living in space, proposed space colony designs, and ...

ISBN: 9781370507719

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