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Quality Improvement Techniques in Construction Principles and Methods

Quality Improvement Techniques in Construction: Principles and Methods

1st Edition

By Steven Mccabe
May 01, 1998

Quality management has received much attention in recent years, not least in the construction industry. This book provides a description of the techniques of quality management and how they are implemented, regardless of the context. The author applies the techniques to the construction industry ...

Management for the Construction Industry

Management for the Construction Industry

1st Edition

By Stephen D. Lavender
July 12, 1996

Management for the Construction Industry introduces the principles of management and applies them to the construction industry. It covers the level 2 module of the CIOB's Education Framework on management and is officially sanctioned by the CIOB as the recognised text for that module. The text ...

Construction Project Administration in Practice

Construction Project Administration in Practice

1st Edition

By A.A Kwakye
January 08, 1997

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 ...

Materials and Structures

Materials and Structures

2nd Edition

By R. Whitlow
April 29, 1991

The second edition of this highly informative book retains much original material covering the principles of structural mechanics and the strength of materials, together with the underlying concepts requisite to the theory of structure and structural design. Some of the material involving lengthy ...

Management Systems for Construction

Management Systems for Construction

1st Edition

By Alan Griffith, Paul Stephenson, Paul Watson
March 31, 2000

The book provides a concise focussed guide to the main management areas that are essential to the success of modern construction projects. The concepts, principles and applications in the seven main management areas that are essential to the success of construction projects are presented. It links ...

Access Scaffolding

Access Scaffolding

1st Edition

By Stewart Champion
June 28, 1996

Access scaffolding is the most important element of plant for building, civil engineering and structural engineering contractors. In fact a building or structure cannot be constructed to a height of more than two metres without platforms to work from. These platforms have to be constructed on the ...

Building Services, Technology and Design

Building Services, Technology and Design

1st Edition

By Roger Greeno
June 20, 1997

Building Services, Technology and Design provides a concise guide to the installation and design of principal services in domestic and commercial buildings. It covers the level 2 module of The CIOB's Education Framework and is officially sanctioned by the CIOB as the recognised text for that module...

Law for the Construction Industry

Law for the Construction Industry

2nd Edition

By J.R. Lewis, Stephanie Owen
February 13, 1998

Law for the Construction Industry provides a comprehensive introduction to the English legal system and basic contract law for those involved in the construction industry. It covers the level 2 module on legal studies of The CIOB's Education Framework and is officially sanctioned by The CIOB as the...

Planning and Monitoring Design Work

Planning and Monitoring Design Work

1st Edition

By E. Coles, C.M.H. Barritt
September 28, 2000

With the rise of "design and build" many more organisations are having to undertake design work; new project organisational structures are developing and many people are migrating into new roles. As a result of these changing times it is more important than ever that we understand that design work ...

Design for Secure Residential Environments

Design for Secure Residential Environments

1st Edition

By S. Crouch, Henry Shaftoe, Roy Fleming
November 17, 1998

There is currently a great deal of interest in crime prevention and how it can be reduced through better design. Design for a Secure Residential Environment provides the framework on which the risk of crime can be reduced through sensible design of the vulnerable parts of houses, community ...

Building Production Management Techniques An Introduction through a Systems Approach

Building Production Management Techniques: An Introduction through a Systems Approach

1st Edition

By David R. Moore, Douglas J. Hague
August 18, 1999

Building Production Management Techniques provides an innovative approach to dealing with the universal problems of time, cost and quality of construction projects. The book provides an introduction to a number of management techniques that can be applied to the problems of production presented by ...

The Procurement and Management of Small Works and Minor Maintenance The Principal Considerations for Client Organisations

The Procurement and Management of Small Works and Minor Maintenance: The Principal Considerations for Client Organisations

1st Edition

By Jeremy Headley, Alan Griffith
February 27, 1997

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 ...

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