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Wastewater Treatment and Technology

Author(s): Christopher Forster
Publication date: 01 October 2003
ISBN: 9780727732293
£116.25
This book examines the processes available for the various stages of treatment of wastewater, begining with the preliminary processes of screening, grit removal and storm water separation and ending with tertiary treatment and sludge disposal.

Managing Innovation in Construction

Author(s): Martyn Jones and Mohammed Saad, University of West England
Publication date: 01 October 2003
ISBN: 9780727730022
£92.75
This book investigates best practice across sectors of the economy and their transfers into the context of construction. It examines the development and diffusion of innovation to address adversarial relationships, and the fragmented processes and lack of customer focus, which still characterises much of the industry. It explains how constructio

Design of Linear Drainage Systems

Author(s): Dr Matin Naqvi, University of Bradford
Publication date: 26 September 2003
ISBN: 9780727732224
£88.25
This book guides the reader through the hydraulic design of drainage channels in which the volume of flow increases linearly from one end of the channel to the other. This situation is very common in roof gutters and highway drainage channels, both of which receive water from the adjoning surfaces at an almost uniform rate. Design of Linear Drai

Sustainable Waste Management

Author(s): Ravindra K Dhir, Moray D Newlands and Thomas D Dyer
Publication date: 10 September 2003
ISBN: 9780727732514
£128.50
This volume presents part of the proceedings of two symposia held under the umbrella of Advances in Waste Management, an international meeting organised by the University of Dundee's Concrete Technology Unit.

Deep Excavations: A practical manual, 2nd edition

Author(s): M. Puller
Publication date: 01 September 2003
ISBN: 9780727734594
£154.25
This book assembles the practical rules and details for the efficient and economical execution of deep excavations. It draws together a wealth of experience of both design and construction from published work and the lifetime practice of the author. This second edition is extensively revised to include changes in design emphasis including those du

Management of Procurement

Author(s): Denise Bower
Publication date: 01 August 2003
ISBN: 9780727732217
£40.75
This invaluable book covers all aspects of procurement, from drafting and using contracts to procurement strategies for privately financed projects. It is written from a construction perspective, and uses examples from other industries where appropriate.This essential book offer presents guidance, explanations and case studies to help the reader co

Buildability: Successful Construction from Concept to Completion

Author(s): Trevor M Holroyd
Publication date: 28 April 2003
ISBN: 9780727732071
£46.75
"This book fills an important gap in construction literature and makes a positive contributon to improving buildability and hence efficiency. I am sure it will benefit its readers and the construction industry generally." - Sir Frank Gibb Buildability demonstrates that projects that go well and leave satisfied clients and contractors are based

Jubilee Line Extension: From Concept to Completion

Author(s): R. Mitchell
Publication date: 04 March 2003
ISBN: 9780727730282
£81.00
“This book is a major reference work that provides essential information for all future rail transport developments in London. It is essential reading for anyone with an interest in public transport planning and the complex processes involved in the development and delivery of major infrastructure projects. It is well written, full of fascinating d

Breakwaters, Coastal Structures and Coastlines

Author(s): ICE
Publication date: 20 February 2003
ISBN: 9780727730428
£128.50
This volume presents the proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers' seventh internaional conference on coastlines, structures and breakwaters. The papers contained in the volume cover wide ranging advances in international research and experience in the field of coastal and harbour engineering.

Strategic Management Applied to International Construction

Author(s): R Howes and J H M Tah
Publication date: 01 February 2003
ISBN: 9780727732118
£40.75
The past 50 years has seen a steady increase in the number of construction businesses operating on a global basis. However, in recent years, there has been a total transformation of the international business market into more of an integrated holistic community and this transformation can be put down to three key developments.