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  1. The Procurement and Management of Small Works and Minor Maintenance

    The Principal Considerations for Client Organisations

    By Jeremy Headley, Alan Griffith

    Series: Chartered Institute of Building

    Many client organisations occupy large and often diverse property estates which require significant expenditure on maintenance, alterations, refurbishment or small-scale new building work. Effective organisation and efficient allocation of resources are essential to ensure that the works are...

    Published February 27th 1997 by Routledge

  2. The Engineer's Cost Handbook

    Tools for Managing Project Costs

    By Richard E. Westney

    Offers coverage of each important step in engineering cost control process, from project justification to life-cycle costs. The book describes cost control systems and shows how to apply the principles of value engineering. It explains estimating methodology and the estimation of engineering,...

    Published February 26th 1997 by CRC Press

  3. Regions of Risk

    A Geographical Introduction to Disasters

    By Kenneth Hewitt

    Series: Themes In Resource Management

    An introduction to hazards, human vulnerability and disaster, paying particular attention to the more severe or novel risks and disaster that affect the general public. The book is split into two parts, the first of which gives an overview of the field of risk and disaster in terms of three...

    Published February 7th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Fire, Static and Dynamic Tests of Building Structures

    Edited by G.S.T. Armer, T. O'Dell

    This book includes examinations of the role of full-scale buildings in the development of structural design methods and recommendations on improved construction practice and safety of building occupants in the event of fire and explosion....

    Published January 23rd 1997 by CRC Press

  5. Site Management of Building Services Contractors

    By Jim Wild

    Managing building services contractors can prove to be a minefield. The most successful jobs will always be those where building site managers have first built teams focused on tackling issues that might cause adversarial attitudes later on and jeopardize the project. The author shows how a simple...

    Published January 9th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Construction Project Administration in Practice

    By A.A Kwakye

    Series: Chartered Institute of Building

    Construction Project Administration in Practice provides a practical guide to the administration of construction projects, from inception to completion. It is intended to give an overall view of the construction process, its problems, risk and uncertainties in one volume. Drawing on his experience...

    Published January 8th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Lean Construction

    By Luis Alarcón

    The application of a new production philosophy, leading to "lean production" (using less space, less human effort, less product development time etc), is expected to change almost every industry and bring about radical changes in the organization of work. This text examines this process....

    Published January 1st 1997 by CRC Press

  8. Air Conditioning Application and Design

    2nd Edition

    By W.P. Jones

    Edited by W.P. Jones

    Intended for advanced students of building services, this practical book describes the design of air conditioning systems. Readers are assumed to have a knowledge of the basic principles of air conditioning, which are covered in the companion volume Air Conditioning Engineering. This new edition...

    Published December 24th 1996 by Routledge

  9. Creating the Built Environment

    The Practicalities of Designing, Constructing and Owning Buildings

    By Leslie Holes

    We spend most of our lives in buildings and almost every building is unique. The purpose of this book is to explain what buildings are and to provide an integrated overview of how they are built and sustained.The book does not presume any specialist knowledge of buildings, seeking instead to...

    Published December 19th 1996 by Routledge

  10. Failures and the Law

    Structural Failure, Product Liability and Technical Insurance 5

    By H.P. Rossmanith

    The interaction between engineering and the law is undergoing dramatic changes. Product liability, laws have been introduced in Japan, patent claims over living organisms have been made in bioengineering and the differing national laws of copyright protection and liability are in the process of...

    Published December 5th 1996 by Routledge