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Extending and Improving Your Home

An Introduction

by M. J. Billington & Clive Gibbs

<p>Written for small builders and tradesmen such as bricklayers and carpenters, as well as householders wanting to provide more space and enhanced living conditions without the substantial cost of moving house. While there are many books that ...

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Facilities Management and Corporate Real Estate Management as Value Drivers

How to Manage and Measure Adding Value

by Per Anker Jensen & Theo van der Voordt

<p>Facilities Management (FM) and Corporate Real Estate Management (CREM) are two closely related and relatively new management disciplines with developing international professions and increasing academic attention. Both disciplines have from ...

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Fall Prevention Through Design in Construction

The Benefits of Mobile Computing

by Imriyas Kamardeen

<p>The role of designers has traditionally been to design a building so that it conforms to accepted local building codes. The safety of workers is left up to the contractor building the designs. Research shows, however, that designers can have ...

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Field Book for Quality Control in Earthwork Operations

Project Construction Management Book

by Alberto Munguia Mireles

<p>The material used for subgrade or embankment construction are variable in color, texture and density-moisture relationship. To adequately control the compaction and field densities of these materials is necessary to know what to expect of the

ISBN: 9781491744826

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Fighting Wildfires

The FROST BOMB initiative

by C.A.Dodson

This short story explores new tactics in fighting wildfires. ...

ISBN: 9781468936353

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Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review

by Waseem, Mohammad Nabeel

<P>The outcome of a fire review can greatly impact the internal fire and life safety features, as well as the architectural design of a building. An insider's guide for both novice and expert, <B>Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review ...

ISBN: 9781498741798

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Forensic Engineering

Damage Assessments for Residential and Commercial Structures

by Stephen E. Petty

<p>A comprehensive resource that builds a bridge between engineering disciplines and the building sciences and trades, <strong>Forensic Engineering: Damage Assessments for Residential and Commercial Structures</strong> provides an extensive look

ISBN: 9781351832519

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Fundamental Building Technology

by Charlett, Andrew J.

<P><EM>Fundamental Building Technology</EM> introduces the technology, methods, and processes fundamental to construction by focussing on what is involved in building a typical low-rise house. Written with the novice in mind, this textbook is ...

ISBN: 9781136579820

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Fundamentals of Civil Engineering: An Introduction to the ASCE Body of Knowledge

by McCuen, Richard H.

<P>While the <EM>ASCE Body of Knowledge</EM> (BOK2) is <EM>the</EM> codified source for all technical and non-technical information necessary for those seeking to attain licensure in civil engineering, recent graduates have notoriously been ...

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Funding and Financing Transport Infrastructure

Business Models to Enhance and Enable Financing of Infrastructure in Transport

by Athena Roumboutsos, Hans Voordijk & Aristeidis Pantelias

<p>This book seeks to enhance understanding of the impacts of project setup and its implementation environment on project performance by leveraging information from the study of a rich set of European transport infrastructure project cases. It ...

ISBN: 9781351866217

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General Construction Engineering

by Priti Dave

<p>This book contains two sections.</p> <p><strong>Section – I</strong> Describes checklists required for various construction activities.</p> <p>Checklists at various stages of project execution is useful guide for all technical professionals

ISBN: 9781548524449

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Geomechanics of Marine Anchors

by Charles Aubeny

<p>This book provides a comprehensive guide for the analysis and design of anchor systems used for mooring offshore floating structures. Much of the experience is based on applications toward the offshore oil and gas industry, but the ...

ISBN: 9781351237352

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Getting to Grips with BIM

A Guide for Small and Medium-Sized Architecture, Engineering and Construction Firms

by James Harty, Tahar Kouider & Graham Paterson

<p>With the UK government‘s 2016 BIM threshold approaching, support for small organisations on interpreting, filtering and applying BIM protocols and standards is urgently required. Many small UK construction industry supply chain firms are ...

ISBN: 9781317549833

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Global Construction Success

by Charles O'Neil

<p><strong>A guide to effective corporate and project management in the construction industry with a focus on the role that people play in the process</strong></p> <p>Global Construction Success explores the importance that human dynamics play ...

ISBN: 9781119440338

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Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering

by Kao, Jimmy C.M.

<P>This book contains select green building, materials, and civil engineering papers from the 4th International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE), which was held in Hong Kong, August 21-22, 2014. This volume ...

ISBN: 9781315751986

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Green Infrastructure

Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

by John W. Dover

<p>With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of ...

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Growing your Property Partnership

Plans, Promotion and People

by Kim Tasso

<p>Being the best agent or surveyor does not always mean that you will be the best manager or leader. But being an agent, surveyor or other property professional probably means that you are averse to taking time out to learn about ...

ISBN: 9781135334819

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Guide to Building Control

For Domestic Buildings

by Anthony Gwynne

<p>To clarify the practical requirements of the Building Regs and help you meet their requirements first go, all the information contained in the building regulations 2010 and approved documents is presented here in an easy-to-understand format,

ISBN: 9781118507766

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Guide to Good Practice in the Management of Time in Complex Projects

by CIOB (The Chartered Institute of Building)

<p>Delayed completion affects IT, process plant, oil and gas, civil engineering, shipbuilding and marine work contracts. In fact it affects all industries in all countries and the bigger the project, the more damage delayed completion causes to ...

ISBN: 9781444329612

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Guide to Good Practice in the Management of Time in Major Projects

Dynamic Time Modelling

by CIOB (The Chartered Institute of Building)

<p><strong>A practical treatise on the processes and standards required for the effective time management of major construction projects</strong>** **</p> <p>This book uses logical step-by-step procedures and examples from inception and risk ...

ISBN: 9781119428435

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