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Handbook for Construction Planning and Scheduling

by Andrew Baldwin & David Bordoli

<p><strong>The authoritative industry guide on good practice for planning and scheduling in construction</strong></p> <p>This handbook acts as a guide to good practice, a text to accompany learning and a reference document for those needing ...

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Handbook of Coastal Disaster Mitigation for Engineers and Planners

by Miguel Esteban, Hiroshi Takagi & Tomoya Shibayama

<p>The world’s population is expected to increase to over 8 billion by 2020. About 60% of the total population of the world lives in coastal areas and 65% of the cities with a population of over 2.5 million are located in coastal areas. Written ...

ISBN: 9780128012703

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Heating Services in Buildings

by David E. Watkins

<p>Water based heating systems are efficient, flexible, versatile and offer many advantages over other heating systems. These advantages (fast response, good controllability, efficient zonal heating and largely silent operation) all require that

ISBN: 9781119971665

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Heating Systems Troubleshooting & Repair

Maintenance Tips and Forensic Observations

by John Certuse, P.E.

<p>Most of the work technicians routinely perform is in maintaining <em>existing</em> equipment as opposed to installing new systems. The procedures and visual observation conditions presented in this title will enable technicians to perform ...

ISBN: 9780831195199

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High Performance Self-Consolidating Cementitious Composites

by Ganesh Babu Kodeboyina

<p>This book attempts to bring together some of the basic intricacies in the production of the complete range of self-consolidating cementitious composites, with a proper understanding of the contributions of different materials and their ...

ISBN: 9781351664974

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High-Speed Rail in Poland

Advances and Perspectives

by Andrzej Zurkowski

<p>The Railway Research Institute (Instytut Kolejnictwa) in Warsaw was established in 1951 and was, until 2000, part of the Polish State Railways (PKP). At present, it serves as an independent entity, it is subordinated to the minister ...

ISBN: 9781351003285

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Highway Bridge Superstructure Engineering: LRFD Approaches to Design and Analysis

by Taly, Narendra

<P><STRONG><EM>A How-To Guide for Bridge Engineers and Designers</EM></STRONG></P> <P></P> <P><STRONG>Highway Bridge Superstructure Engineering: LRFD Approaches to Design and Analysis</STRONG> provides a detailed discussion of traditional ...

ISBN: 9781466552197

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Hotels and Resorts

An investor's guide

by David Harper

<p><em>Hotels and Resorts: An investor's guide</em> presents a comprehensive analysis of how hotels, golf courses, spas serviced apartments, gyms and health clubs and resorts are developed, operate and are valued. Drawing on over 18 years’ ...

ISBN: 9781317525486

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Housing and Home Unbound

Intersections in economics, environment and politics in Australia

by Nicole Cook, Aidan Davison & Louise Crabtree

<p><em>Housing and Home Unbound</em> pioneers understandings of housing and home as a meeting ground in which intensive practices, materials and meanings tangle with extensive economic, environmental and political worlds. Cutting across ...

ISBN: 9781317363828

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How Much Energy Does Your Building Use?

by Kerry Mashford & Liz Reason

<p>Why do award-winning &quot;green&quot; buildings so often have higher energy bills than ordinary buildings? Why do expensive refurbishments deliver outcomes that are far from the promises of improved sustainability? Why does your building ...

ISBN: 9781351274746

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Human Factors in Land Use Planning and Urban Design

Methods, Practical Guidance, and Applications

by Nicholas J. Stevens, Paul M. Salmon, Guy H. Walker & others

<p>The integration of <strong>Human Factors in Land Use Planning and Urban Design</strong> (LUP &amp; UD) is an exciting and emerging interdisciplinary field. This book offers practical guidance on a range of Human Factors methods that can be ...

ISBN: 9781317120247

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Implementing Virtual Design and Construction using BIM

Current and future practices

by Lennart Andersson, Kyla Farrell, Oleg Moshkovich & others

<p><em>Implementing Virtual Design and Construction using BIM</em> outlines the team structure, software and production ecosystem needed for an effective Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) process through current real world case studies of ...

ISBN: 9781317326953

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Improving Concrete Quality

by Obla, Karthikeyan H

<P><EM><STRONG>Improve the Quality of Concrete, Improve the Quality of Construction</STRONG></EM></P> <P></P> <P>Quality measurement is not prevalent in the concrete industry and quality investment is not seen as potentially generating a ...

ISBN: 9781466592131

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Infrastructure Health in Civil Engineering: Applications and Management

by Ettouney, Mohammed M.

<P>Continually increasing demands on infrastructures mean that maintenance and renewal require timely, appropriate action that maximizes benefits while minimizing cost. To be as well informed as possible, decision-makers must have an optimal ...

ISBN: 9781439866542

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Innovative Built Heritage Models

Edited contributions to the International Conference on Innovative Built Heritage Models and Preventive Systems (CHANGES 2017), February 6-8, 2017, Leuven, Belgium

by Koenraad van Balen & Aziliz Vandesande

<p>Several international and European institutions have given increasing importance to sustainable approaches to our existing building stock and the role of built heritage in this process. At the same time, preventive and planned conservation of

ISBN: 9781351014779

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Inspection, Evaluation and Maintenance of Suspension Bridges

by Alampalli, Sreenivas

<P><STRONG><EM>Guidance on Protecting and Extending the Life of Suspension Bridges</EM></STRONG></P> <P></P> <P>Suspension bridges are graceful, aesthetic, and iconic structures. Due to their attractiveness and visibility, they are well-known ...

ISBN: 9781466596870

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Inspection, Evaluation and Maintenance of Suspension Bridges Case Studies

by Alampalli, Sreenivas

<P><STRONG><EM>An Insiders' Guide to Inspecting, Maintaining, and Operating Bridges</EM></STRONG></P> <P></P> <P>Suspension bridges are graceful, aesthetic, and iconic structures. Due to their attractiveness and visibility, they are well-known ...

ISBN: 9781466596894

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Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

Reporting for Sellers

by Ian Melville & Ian Gordon

<p>Inspections and Reports on Dwellings is a series of four books, the first three of which have already been published to considerable success. This concluding book covers reports prepared before dwellings are put on the market for sale, ...

ISBN: 9781135326135

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Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

Inspecting

by Philip Santo

<p><em>Inspections and Reports on Dwellings</em> is a three-volume series that comprehensively explores the process of independent professional home assessment required for the purchase of residential property. This fully updated second edition ...

ISBN: 9781136021299

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Integrated Management Systems for Construction

Quality, Environment and Safety

by Alan Griffith

<p>Integrated management systems (IMS) are an innovative way of handling the plethora of management functions and procedures that are applied throughout major construction projects. Contracting companies use management systems to shape and ...

ISBN: 9781317902898

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