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Finance and Control for Construction

by Chris March

Drawing on a wealth of practical experience, both in the construction industry and teaching students, Chris March presents this study of construction management and the major aspects of controlling the building...


Green Building Materials: A Guide to Product Selection and Specification

by Ross Spiegel & Dru Meadows

The ultimate user's manual to green building materials

To properly select and specify green building materials, successful architects need authoritative, real-world advice on how to select and use nontoxic, recycled,...


Industrial Engineering Projects

by The Joint Development Board

This handbook provides a clear explanation of the commercial, contractual and statutory aspects of a capital project in the process industries from feasability studies, through commissioning/contract; to construction...


Steel Structures

by Hassan Al Nageim & T J MacGinley

Covers the fundamentals of practical structural engineering and structural steel design and moves on to look more closely at a number of different types of built structures and their design in useful practical...


Diffusion of Chloride in Concrete

by L Mejlbro & E Poulsen

Primarily aimed at practising engineers engaged in analysis and design of concrete structures exposed to a chloride laden environment, Diffusion of Chloride in Concrete is also a useful reference for engineering...


Bridge Mangmnt: Proc 3rd Confrc

by Professor JE Harding & Parke Gerard

This volume contains the papers presented at the Third International Conference on Bridge Management, held at the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK on 14-17 April 1996.


Dynamics of Pavement Structures

by Gustav Martincek

This book presents a rigorous treatment of the fundamental, mathematical behaviour of pavement structures under dynamic loading. The topic is of growing importance in economic design of aircraft runways and...


Earthquake Resistant Concrete Structures

by Andreas Kappos & GG Penelis

This book introduces practising engineers and post-graduate students to modern approaches to seismic design, with a particular focus on reinforced concrete structures, earthquake resistant design of new buildings...


Engineering Surveying Technology

by TJM Kennie & G Petrie

This book examines the major changes in the technology now used for the measurement and processing of topographic and non-topographic spatial data, with emphasis on the new and emerging technology and its applications....


Ferrocement

by P Nedwell & RN Swamy

Ferrocement is a versatile construction material, with applications in low cost housing, rehabilitation and repair of structures. This book presents the latest developments in research and application of the...


Fiber-Reinforced Cements and Concretes

by Colin D Johnston

This book summarizes and simplifies the results of a considerable body of research and practical experience with a wide range of fiber-reinforced cementitious composites.


Formwork

by Geoffrey Lee & Peter McAdam

no optimise formwork costs and minimise the time for its construction, the contractor needs to understand the guiding principles of safe and efficient formwork construction. He must also have some insight into...


Integrated Design and Environmental Issues in Concrete Technology

by K Sakai

The two themes of integration of structural and durability design, and integration of concrete technologies in relation to global environmental issues are drawn together in this book.


Reflective Cracking in Pavements

by R Degeimbre & L Francken

This book forms the Proceedings of the Second International RILEM Conference held in Liege in March 1993. It follows the successful first conference held in 1989 and focusses on two main topics: the current...


Cognitive Architecture: Designing for How We Respond to the Built Environment

by Ann Sussman & Justin B Hollander

In Cognitive Architecture, the authors review new findings in psychology and neuroscience to help architects and planners better understand their clients as the sophisticated mammals they are, arriving in the...


Developing Your Design Process: Six Key Concepts for Studio

by Albert C. Smith & Kendra Schank Smith

Developing Your Design Process is your primary source for acquiring knowledge of how and why you design. It will help you understand how architects think as well as learn why you should educate yourself about...


Architectural Temperance Spain and Rome, 1700-1759: Spain and Rome, 1700-1759

by Victor Deupi

Architectural Temperance examines relations between Bourbon Spain and papal Rome (1700-1759) through the lens of cultural politics. With a focus on key Spanish architects sent to study in Rome by the Bourbon...


Structure as Architecture: A Source Book for Architects and Structural Engineers

by Andrew Charleson

Structure as Architecture presents a comprehensive analysis of the indispensable role of structure in architecture. An exploration, as well as a celebration, of structure, the book draws on a series of design...


Structural Competency for Architects

by Hollee Hitchcock Becker

Structural Competency for Architects is a comprehensive volume covering topics from structural systems and typologies to statics, strength of materials, and component design. The book includes everything you...


Law, Wealth and Power in China

by John Garrick

This book examines the law reforms of contemporary China in light of the Party-state's ideological transformation and the political economy that shapes these reforms.