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Indoor Air Quality: The Latest Sampling and Analytical Methods, Second Edition

Indoor Air Quality: The Latest Sampling and Analytical Methods, Second Edition

By: Kathleen Hess-Kosa

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 24-MAY-2011

Insert Date: 22-APR-2014

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The updated edition of this reader-friendly guide covers basic concepts and details various approaches to the identification and assessment of indoor air contaminants that contribute to building-related illness in commercial buildings, institutions, and residences. Included are newly added topics focusing on less common concerns in indoor air quality such as psychological and building comfort factors and approaches to assessing air movement within buildings. Expanded appendices and three new chapters provide the reader with 30 percent new material, including the most recent approaches to...

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Residential Construction Management

Residential Construction Management

By: Joseph Griffin

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 15-JAN-2010

Insert Date: 12-DEC-2013

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Residential Construction Management will provide construction managers a concise and practical guide to managing residential construction projects. One of the fundamental reasons residential contractors fail to prosper is that they are poor managers. By presenting project management tools in their appropriate context of the project lifecycle—initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing—readers will more clearly understand the iterative nature of construction management, which is a key to successfully managing a construction project. You can’t afford to be...

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Structural Design for the Stage

Structural Design for the Stage

By: Alys Holden; Ben Sammler; Steven A Schmidt; Bradley L Powers

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 26-FEB-1999

Insert Date: 01-DEC-2013

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First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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Concise Encyclopedia of Construction Terms and Phrases

Concise Encyclopedia of Construction Terms and Phrases

By: Karl F. Schmid

Publisher: Momentum Press

Publication Date: 04-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 07-NOV-2013

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This is the first up-to-date, comprehensive reference on building construction terms and phrases to have been published in recent years. The coverage will be wide ranging from familiar terms like "concrete" to arcane terms like "elutriator." Entries are explained in terms of their use in specific types of construction. Common construction math formulas are also explained. The book will provide ample resources for further reference and study, including listings of relevant associations and societies, as well as governmental agencies involved with the construction industry....

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Construction Program Management:

Construction Program Management:

By: Joseph Delaney

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 22-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 07-AUG-2013

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Although the construction industry is one of the largest enterprises in the United States, widely accepted management principles, such as those contained in PMI<SUP>®</SUP>’s Standard for Program Management are still not widely implemented. This book explores how an improved understanding of these principles could boost construction program success rates. It outlines a process-based approach to construction program management that leverages structure to bring order to what can otherwise feel like an overwhelming challenge. The book includes case studies that illustrate the proper...

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Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods, 5th Edition

Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods, 5th Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 10-DEC-2008

Insert Date: 30-JUL-2013

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Now in its Fifth Edition, this essential textbook has been used by thousands of students annually in schools of architecture, engineering, and construction technology. The bestselling reference focuses on the basic materials and methods used in building construction, emphasizing common construction systems such as light wood frames, masonry bearing walls, steel frames, and reinforced concrete. New introductory material on the processes, organization, constraints, and choices in construction offers a better look at the management of construction. New sections covering the building envelope...

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Strength of Materials

Strength of Materials

By: U. C. Jindal

Publisher: Pearson Education India

Publication Date: 20-APR-2012

Insert Date: 06-MAY-2013

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Strength of Materials deals with the study of the effect of forces and moments on the deformation of a body. This book follows a simple approach along with numerous solved and unsolved problems to explain the basics followed by advanced concepts such as three dimensional stresses, the theory of simple bending, theories of failure, mechanical properties, material testing and engineering materials. ...

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Construction Project Management: Theory and Practice

Construction Project Management: Theory and Practice

By: Kumar Neeraj Jha

Publisher: Pearson Education India

Publication Date: 07-JAN-2011

Insert Date: 06-MAY-2013

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Construction Project Management deals with different facets of construction management emphasizing the basic concepts that any engineering student is supposed to know. The major principles of project management have been derived through real life case studies from the field. Simplified examples have been used to facilitate better understanding of the concepts before going into the large and complex problems. The book features computer applications (Primavera and MS Project) used to explain planning, scheduling, resource leveling, monitoring and reporting; it is highly illustrated with line...

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Le mémento du conducteur de travaux

Le mémento du conducteur de travaux

By: Brice Fèvre; Sébastien Fourage

Publisher: Eyrolles

Publication Date: 07-JUL-2011

Insert Date: 07-FEB-2013

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Présentation Préparation et suivi de chantier pour les marchés publics et privés Une préparation et un suivi de chantier ne s'improvisent pas, de nombreuses lois et documents administratifs en règlent les différentes phases. Ce livre, conçu comme un aide-mémoire, peut être consulté à tout moment. Pratique, il donne des solutions rapides à toutes les questions que peuvent se poser les conducteurs de travaux, tout en faisant référence aux textes de lois. L'ouvrage est construit pour suivre la chronologie d'un chantier. Ainsi, à chaque étape, les éléments importants de la préparation...

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Properties of Concrete, Fifth Edition

Properties of Concrete, Fifth Edition

By: A. M. Neville

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 23-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 29-SEP-2012

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Since its first publication in 1963, Properties of Concrete has been internationally acclaimed as the definitive work of reference on the subject for both the professional and the student engineer. The book has been translated into 12 languages and has sold well over half a million copies. The fifth edition has been updated to reflect advances in concrete technology over the past decade, yet it still retains the original aim of Professor Neville’s book: to provide reliable, comprehensive and practical information on the properties and use of concrete, and the selection of mix proportions...

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Construction for Landscape Architecture

Construction for Landscape Architecture

By: Robert Holden; Jamie Liversedge

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 01-APR-2011

Insert Date: 29-MAR-2012

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Construction for Landscape Architecture covers all aspects of landscape construction, giving a good understanding of building materials and assembly. It is heavily illustrated with specially commissioned, detailed construction drawings, and has a strong emphasis on sustainability and good practice. At the end of the book there is an extensive glossary and an appendix of technical information. ...

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Architect’s Handbook of Formulas, Tables, and Mathematical Calculations

Architect’s Handbook of Formulas, Tables, and Mathematical Calculations

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Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 14-JUN-1988

Insert Date: 03-NOV-2008

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The Architect's Handbook of Formulas, Tables, and Mathematical Calculations compliles a vast range of practical, concise formulas, tables, and calculation methods useful to improve the design process. It is a problem-solving and decision-making tool for the practicing architect and interior designer. The material included in this book gives you the answer to the many types of problems  you face every day - those dealing with overall site and space planning, sizes of building components, material selection, finishes, construction assemblies, and building systems. In addition, you will find...

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Guide to the National Electrical Code®, 2005 Edition, Tenth Edition

Guide to the National Electrical Code®, 2005 Edition, Tenth Edition

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Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 17-MAY-2005

Insert Date: 15-AUG-2008

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All You Need to Succeed with the 2005 NEC: Practical, Illustrated, and Hands-On This book gives working and student electricians practical guidance for using the new 2005 National Electrical Code effectively--plus all the resources they need to prepare for their Masters or Journeyman's licensing exams. Leading NEC expert and instructor Thomas Harman systematically covers electrical systems design, construction, and installation for virtually any residential, commercial, or industrial environment. Then, simply and concisely, he reviews the basic electrical theory and practice that every...