Building & Construction: Building Surveying

  • Quantity Surveyor's Pocket Book book cover

    Quantity Surveyor's Pocket Book

    3rd Edition

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    The third edition of the Quantity Surveyor’s Pocket Book has been updated in line with NRM1, NRM2 and NRM3, and remains a must-have guide for students and qualified practitioners. Its focused coverage of the data, techniques and skills essential to the quantity surveying role makes it an invaluable…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings book cover

    A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By Douglas Harris

    This new edition of A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings begins by asking why we need to control energy use in buildings and proceeds to discuss how the energy consumption of a building can be assessed or estimated through an energy audit. It then details a range of interventions to reduce…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Building Measurement: New Rules of Measurement book cover

    Building Measurement

    New Rules of Measurement, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew D. Packer

    Measurement of buildings is the core skill of the quantity surveyor. It underpins the procurement, management, delivery and subsequent commissioning of a completed building, and must now be completed using New Rules of Measurement 2 (NRM 2). In this much-needed new measurement textbook, the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Understanding Housing Defects book cover

    Understanding Housing Defects

    4th Edition

    By Duncan Marshall, Derek Worthing, Roger Heath, Nigel Dann

    Understanding Housing Defects provides a concise, coherent and comprehensive introduction to the causes, investigation and diagnosis of defects in domestic buildings. For this new edition, many of the chapters have been substantially updated and new photographs have been added. There are four new…

    Paperback – 2013-12-13
    Estates Gazette

  • Understanding Building Failures book cover

    Understanding Building Failures

    4th Edition

    By James Douglas, Bill Ransom

    Building defects still continue to plague the construction industry. The lessons learned over the last forty years have not been fully applied. Many new or refurbished buildings still leak or crack. Lack of awareness by designers and installers as to the main mechanisms that trigger such failures…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • The Construction of Houses book cover

    The Construction of Houses

    5th Edition

    By Duncan Marshall, Derek Worthing, Roger Heath, Nigel Dann

    The fifth edition of this successful textbook is aimed specifically at those students and practitioners who require a broad understanding of building construction as part of a wider sphere of professional activity. The book provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of…

    Paperback – 2013-02-25
    Estates Gazette

  • Fundamental Building Technology book cover

    Fundamental Building Technology

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew J. Charlett, Craig Maybery-Thomas

    Fundamental Building Technology introduces the technology, methods, and processes fundamental to construction by focussing on what is involved in building a typical low-rise house. Written with the novice in mind, this textbook is the ideal starting point for any construction student, as it fully…

    Paperback – 2013-01-24
    Routledge

  • Concrete Repair: A Practical Guide book cover

    Concrete Repair

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael G. Grantham

    Concrete is an inherently complex material to produce and an even more complex material to repair. With growing pressure to maintain the built environment, and not simply to demolish and rebuild, the need to repair concrete buildings and other structures is increasing and is expected to become of…

    Hardback – 2011-04-04
    CRC Press

  • Understanding Housing Defects book cover

    Understanding Housing Defects

    3rd Edition

    By Duncan Marshall, Derek Worthing, Roger Heath

    This third edition of Understanding Housing Defects provides a concise, coherent and comprehensive introduction to the causes, investigation and diagnosis of defects in domestic buildings.Each chapter covers a specific building element and includes a brief introduction setting out construction…

    Paperback – 2009-05-15
    Estates Gazette

  • Management of Deteriorating Concrete Structures book cover

    Management of Deteriorating Concrete Structures

    1st Edition

    By George Somerville

    Demolishing and rebuilding is becoming less and less of an option, and developing trends such as the growth of PFI are directing attention to whole life costing. With the relentless drive towards greater sustainability, proper asset management of the existing infrastructure will become increasingly…

    Hardback – 2008-02-14
    CRC Press

  • Structural Design Optimization Considering Uncertainties: Structures & Infrastructures Book , Vol. 1, Series, Series Editor: Dan M. Frangopol book cover

    Structural Design Optimization Considering Uncertainties

    Structures & Infrastructures Book , Vol. 1, Series, Series Editor: Dan M. Frangopol, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yannis Tsompanakis, Nikos D. Lagaros, Manolis Papadrakakis

    Uncertainties play a dominant role in the design and optimization of structures and infrastructures. In optimum design of structural systems due to variations of the material, manufacturing variations, variations of the external loads and modelling uncertainty, the parameters of a structure, a…

    Hardback – 2008-02-07
    CRC Press
    Structures and Infrastructures

  • Mitchell's Structure & Fabric Part 2 book cover

    Mitchell's Structure & Fabric Part 2

    7th Edition

    By J S Foster

    Structure and Fabric Part 2 consolidates and develops the construction principles introduced in Part 1. With generous use of illustrations this book provides a thorough treatment of the techniques used in the construction of various types of building.This new edition has been thoroughly…

    Paperback – 2007-07-12
    Routledge
    Mitchell's Building Series

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