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  1. The Urban Transformation

    Health, Shelter and Climate Change

    Edited by Elliott D. Sclar, Nicole Volavka-Close, Peter Brown

    For the first time in history, half of the world's population lives in urban areas and it is expected that, by 2050, that figure will rise to above two-thirds. A large proportion of this urban growth will be taking place in the cities of the developing world, where the provision of adequate health,...

    Published July 8th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Rapid Load Testing on Piles

    Interpretation Guidelines

    By Paul Holscher, Henk Brassinga, Michael Brown, Peter Middendorp, Maarten Profittlich, Frits A. van Tol

    A Rapid Load Test (RLT), developed to determine the initial stiffness and bearing capacity, is an economical and practical alternative to a Static Load Test (SLT). The broad application of RLT, however, was hampered by uncertainty about the interpretation of the test results. This book offers clear...

    Published October 13th 2011 by CRC Press

  3. Rating Valuation

    Principles and Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Patrick H. Bond, Peter Brown

    Since its publication this book has become the standard for both students studying for their examinations and practitioners needing a comprehensive reference book covering rating law, valuation and, importantly, practice. This third edition brings the reader up to date with the changes for the 2010...

    Published October 25th 2010 by Estates Gazette

  4. Strategic Operations Management

    2nd Edition

    By Steve Brown, Richard Lamming, John Bessant, Peter Jones

    This is a substantial new edition of a successful textbook which continues to have a sensible and 'easy to read' style. Each Chapter has a past/present/future theme with a real strategic approach. Strategic Operations Managment shows operations as combining products and services into a complete...

    Published December 16th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Assessing Learners in Higher Education

    By Brown, Sally, Knight, Peter

    Series: Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

    This study examines the factors influencing the changes in teaching assessment at the higher education level and studies the range of techniques and methods available to the assessor. It evaluates the effectiveness of certain methods and discusses their implementation....

    Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge

  6. The Anthropology of Infectious Disease

    International Health Perspectives

    By Peter J. Brown, Marcia C. Inhorn

    Anthropological contributions to the study of infectious disease and to the study of actual infectious disease eradication programmes have rarely been collected in one volume. In the era of AIDS and the global resurgance of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis and malaria, there is widespread...

    Published January 22nd 1998 by Routledge

  7. Chaucer at Work

    The Making of The Canterbury Tales

    By Peter Brown

    Chaucer at Work is a new kind of introduction to the Canterbury Tales. It avoids excessive amounts of background information and involves the reader in the discovery of how Chaucer composed his famous work. It presents a series of sources and contexts to be considered in conjunction with key...

    Published June 26th 1994 by Routledge

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