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  1. 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 17th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Sick Building Syndrome

    Concepts, Issues and Practice

    Edited by Jack Rostron

    Sick building syndrome is for many of us an enigma. The legislative precedents currently being set in North America underline the need for rational examination of the problem. This new collection of expert writing will help unravel the complex issues involved. The book explores sick building...

    Published March 13th 1997 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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