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Essentials of Construction Planning and Scheduling

Author(s): Graham Robertson
Publication date: 30 June 2021
ISBN: 9780727765925
Stock level: In stock
£41.25 £55.00
Essentials of Construction Planning and Scheduling is a practical handbook on the planning of construction projects, from tender through to project completion. The book provides essential tools to plan a project and communicate that plan to the whole project team to enable all team members to see what should be happening at every stage of a projec

Designing a Safer Built Environment: A complete guide to the management of design risk

Author(s): John Carpenter
Publication date: 05 May 2021
ISBN: 9780727765826
Stock level: In stock
£45.00 £60.00
Designing a Safer Built Environment addresses long-standing uncertainties and challenges faced by designers, highlighted by recent events such as the Grenfell Tower fire, by providing a clear methodology for design risk management. Applicable across projects of all sizes, the book shows how designers can effectively manage risks to safety and healt

BIM for Project Managers: Digital construction management

Author(s): Peter Barnes
Publication date: 30 November 2020
ISBN: 9780727765291
Stock level: In stock
£38.44 £51.25
BIM for Project Managers is a concise practical guide which shows how cutting-edge BIM related technologies can facilitate the successful management of construction and infrastructure projects. Focused specifically on core project management topic areas, the book shows how BIM can act as a catalyst for key project management functions in constructi

Refurbishment Projects: Health and safety management

Author(s): Edited by David Oloke
Publication date: 08 June 2020
ISBN: 9780727761590
Stock level: In stock
£38.44 £51.25
Refurbishment Projects by David Oloke is a qualitative reference tool for exploring health and safety management and risk management of alteration, renovation and refurbishment projects. As the need to make old stock more energy efficient increases in line with the requirements of sustainable development, the number of extensions, loft conversions,

Blast Effects on Buildings, Third edition

Author(s): David Cormie, Geoff Mays and Peter Smith
Publication date: 06 December 2019
ISBN: 9780727761477
Stock level: In stock
£71.81 £95.75
Blast Effects on Buildings showcases the latest practical guidance on designing buildings to optimise their resilience to blast loading. Focused specifically on the design of commercial buildings, it is an indispensable guide to help engineers reduce the risks posed to building occupants and businesses from terrorist attacks and other explosions.

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Offsite and smart construction

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 01 November 2019
ISBN: 9780727765161
Stock level: In stock
£29.06 £38.75
This special issue from the Civil Engineering journal covers offsite and smart construction. Smart construction − characterised by increased activity offsite, digital design and greater standardisation and automation – is helping to address the challenges of poor productivity, delays and shortages of skilled labour in the construction industry. Thi

Physical Modelling for Architecture and Building Design: A design practice tool

Author(s): Olga Popovic Larsen
Publication date: 21 October 2019
ISBN: 9780727763839
Stock level: In stock
£36.00 £48.00
Physical models have been an essential design tool for architecture, building design and urban projects, aiding design development from conception to realisation. Despite digitalisation, physical modelling remains a vital design tool. In Physical Modelling for Architecture and Building Design, Olga Popovic Larsen explores the role of physical mo

Recycled Aggregates: Use in Concrete (ICE Themes)

Author(s): Edited by Ravindra K Dhir OBE and Chao Qun Lye
Publication date: 09 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727764638
Stock level: In stock
£99.56 £132.75
Recycled Aggregates: Use in Concrete (ICE Themes) provides an overview of the full spectrum of research undertaken on the use of recycled aggregate as a replacement for commonly used natural aggregate in a wide range of concrete applications. Featuring selected case studies, and explanations of the standards and specifications, this volume makes an

Thermal Insulation Materials for Building Applications

Author(s): Latif Eshrar, Rachel Bevan and Tom Woolley
Publication date: 06 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763518
Stock level: In stock
£36.00 £48.00
Modern day buildings are now expected to be low energy or near zero energy to reduce carbon emissions. A key step in making building low energy is to minimise heat transfer through the building fabric with insulation fabrics. However, how can a practitioner choose the most effective fabric for the job in hand? With so many thermal insulation materi

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Major and Innovative Projects in China

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 01 May 2019
ISBN: 9780727764546
Stock level: In stock
£29.06 £38.75
This special issue of the journal Civil Engineering covers major and innovative projects in China. Construction in mainland China has boomed over the last 30 years in line with rapid development of the national economy. Innovative design and delivery of structures and infrastructure is much in evidence, along with widespread application of advanced