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  1. Cost Modelling

    Edited by M. Skitmore, V. Marston

    Cost models underlie all the techniques used in construction cost and price forecasting, yet until relatively recently industry has been unfamiliar with their characteristics and properties. An understanding of the various types of cost model is vital to enable effective cost control and the...

    Published June 24th 1999 by Routledge

  2. The Economics of Fire Protection

    By Ganapathy Ramachandran

    This important new book, the first of its kind in the fire safety field, discusses the economic problems faced by decision-makers in the areas of fire safety and fire precautions. The author considers the theoretical aspects of cost-benefit analysis and other relevant economic problems with...

    Published September 24th 1998 by Routledge

  3. Financial Protection in the UK Building Industry

    Bonds, Retentions and Guarantees

    By Patricia Hillebrandt, Will Hughes, John Murdoch

    Financial Protection in the UK Building Industry provides comprehensive treatment of an increasingly important but complex aspect of construction management. The term 'Financial Protection' refers to the various mechanisms by which funds are made available to ensure the due performance of a...

    Published September 10th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Building Education and Research

    Edited by Jay Yang, Weilen P. Chang

    Series: CIB

    Building Education and Research explores this new active area of research in a series of papers by internationally acclaimed experts, presented at the CIB W89 International Conference on Building Education and Research held in July 1998 (BEAR `98) in Brisbane, Australia. Sponsored in collaboratio...

    Published July 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Applied Cost Engineering, Third Edition

    By Forrest Clark, A.B. Lorenzoni

    Series: Cost Engineering

    This thoroughly rewritten and updated third edition offers comprehensive coverage of cost engineering, emphasizing capital projects and focusing on both estimating and cost control. Maintaining and enhancing the style of presentation that made the previous editions so popular, Applied Cost...

    Published November 5th 1996 by CRC Press

  8. Estimating for Building & Civil Engineering Work

    9th Edition

    By John Williams, Spence Gedes

    It deals in a practical and reasonable way with many of the estimating problems which can arise where building and civil engineering works are carried out and to include comprehensive estimating data within the guidelines of good practice. The early part of the book has been completely rewritten to...

    Published June 10th 1996 by Routledge

  9. Building Measurement

    By Andrew Packer

    Building Measurement provides a practical guide to the purpose and techniques of construction measurement, based on the current edition of the standard of measurement, SMM7. The introductory section identifies established practices in measurement, including booking dimensions and documents...

    Published May 9th 1996 by Routledge

  10. Effective Project Management Through Applied Cost and Schedule Control

    By James Bent, Kenneth K. Humphreys

    Series: Cost Engineering

    This work outlines a state-of-the-art project control and trending programme, focusing on advanced applied-cost and schedule-control skills for all phases of a project at both owner and contractor level. It contains information on the three major aspects of the total project programme: the...

    Published May 1st 1996 by CRC Press