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  1. Formwork

    A practical guide

    By Geoffrey Lee, Peter McAdam

    To 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 the relative merits of the various methods, and should appreciate the practical details...

    Published August 6th 1997 by CRC Press

  2. Electrical Power Technology

    By D Tyler

    This book is a comprehensive introductory text on electrical power, encompassing generation, electrical machines, motors, electrical materials, etc. David Tyler's approach is designed for independent or classroom study, with plenty of learning checks and activities throughout. The content is...

    Published August 6th 1997 by Routledge

  3. Maths for the Building Trades

    By Jim Kidd, Ian Bell

    Maths for the Building Trades provides students of all ages with an easy-to-understand guide to the fundamental mathematics that is required in their area of study and beyond. It can be used as a learning programme on its own or in conjunction with the textbooks associated with their chosen...

    Published June 24th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Building Services, Technology and Design

    By Roger Greeno

    Series: Chartered Institute of Building

    Building Services, Technology and Design provides a concise guide to the installation and design of principal services in domestic and commercial buildings. It covers the level 2 module of The CIOB's Education Framework and is officially sanctioned by the CIOB as the recognised text for that module...

    Published June 19th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Factory-Constructed Housing Developments

    Planning, Design, and Construction

    By William F. Albern

    An attractive, lower-cost alternative to site-built homes, factory-constructed housing is becoming increasingly popular. New, more sophisticated methods of construction and strict federal, state, and local codes have resulted in safer, more attractive, and more affordable homes.Written by a...

    Published June 18th 1997 by CRC Press

  6. Naturally Ventilated Buildings

    Building for the senses, the economy and society

    Edited by Derek Clements-Croome

    While there are many historical examples of successful naturally ventilated buildings, standards for indoor climate have tended to emphasise active, mechanical airflow systems rather than passive natural systems. Despite its importance, knowledge about the performance of naturally ventilated...

    Published June 11th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Energy Management and Operating Costs in Buildings

    By Keith Moss

    Managing the consumption and conservation of energy in buildings must now become the concern of both building managers and occupants. The provision of lighting, hot water supply, communications, cooking, space heating and cooling accounts for 45 per cent of UK energy consumption.Energy Management...

    Published June 4th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Basic Surveying

    4th Edition

    By Raymond Paul, Walter Whyte

    The primary aim of this book is to provide a guide to current practice and equipment for non-specialist surveyors in the various professions involved in the construction industry and the environment. It is suitable for students preparing for degrees and diplomas in architecture, building, building...

    Published June 4th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Competitive Tendering - Management and Reality

    Achieving value for money

    By Philip Sayers, P. Sayers

    This is a book written by those at the sharp end of leisure service contract management. The lessons that can be learned from it are of value to everyone involved in, or studying, all forms of contract management. Readers will be able to benefit from examples of best, and worst, practice. The book...

    Published May 21st 1997 by Routledge

  10. Practical Analog Electronics for Technicians

    By W A Kimber

    'Practical Analog Electronics for Technicians' not only provides an accessible introduction to electronics, but also supplies all the problems and practical activities needed to gain hands-on knowledge and experience. This emphasis on practice is surprisingly unusual in electronics texts, and has...

    Published April 16th 1997 by Routledge