Building & Construction: Building Techniques

  • Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques book cover

    Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques

    1st Edition

    By Gary Anglin

    To understand Construction Estimating one must also understand plan reading and construction techniques. This book is designed to teach the construction student these three core skills in equal measure. Using hundreds of plans, sketches, and photos, the book builds case studies of the major…

    Hardback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Chudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook book cover

    Chudley and Greeno's Building Construction Handbook

    12th Edition

    By Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno, Karl Kovac

    The 12th edition of the Chudley and Greeno’s Building Construction Handbook remains THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Materials for Architects and Builders book cover

    Materials for Architects and Builders

    6th Edition

    By Arthur Lyons

    Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings for Seismic Performance: Practical Deterministic and Probabilistic Approaches book cover

    Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings for Seismic Performance

    Practical Deterministic and Probabilistic Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Mark Aschheim, Enrique Hernández-Montes, Dimitrios Vamvatsikos

    The costs of inadequate earthquake engineering are huge, especially for reinforced concrete buildings. This book presents the principles of earthquake-resistant structural engineering, and uses the latest tools and techniques to give practical design guidance to address single or multiple seismic…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    CRC Press

  • Construction Equipment Management book cover

    Construction Equipment Management

    2nd Edition

    By John E. Schaufelberger, Giovanni C. Migliaccio

    This revised and updated edition of Construction Equipment Management fills a gap on this subject by integrating both conceptual and hands-on quantitative knowledge on construction equipment into a process that facilitates student learning. The first six chapters summarize interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Construction book cover

    Sustainable Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Sandy Halliday

    The second edition of Sustainable Construction provides a masterclass on the principles and techniques involved in the design and delivery of practical, affordable, high quality sustainable buildings and places. It presents precedents, theory, concepts and principles alongside 120 wide ranging case…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better book cover

    Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    1st Edition

    By Sandeeka Mannakkara, Suzanne Wilkinson, Regan Potangaroa

    "Building Back Better" (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world, including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Construction Project Engineering book cover

    Introduction to Construction Project Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Giovanni C. Migliaccio, Len Holm

    This new textbook fills an important gap in the existing literature, in that it prepares construction engineering and built environment students for their first experience of the jobsite. This innovative book integrates conceptual and hands-on knowledge of project engineering to introduce students…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge

  • A History of Architectural Conservation book cover

    A History of Architectural Conservation

    2nd Edition

    By Jukka Jokilehto

    The first book to provide a full history of the development of architectural conservation, A History of Architectural Conservation is considered a landmark publication by architectural conservation students and professionals the world over. Twenty years after its first publication, this new edition…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge

  • Building Systems in Interior Design book cover

    Building Systems in Interior Design

    1st Edition

    By Sam Hurt

    Building Systems in Interior Design takes an entirely new approach to teaching this essential topic for Architects, Designers and Building Engineers. Written to prepare students for the real world and packed with practical examples, the book will foster an understanding of specific issues that are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge

  • Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates book cover

    Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Riley, Alison Cotgrave, Michael Farragher

    The design, construction and use of buildings in tropical climates pose specific challenges to built environment professionals. This text seeks to capture some of the key issues of technology and practice in the areas of building design, refurbishment, construction and facilities management in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge

  • Modern Residential Construction Practices book cover

    Modern Residential Construction Practices

    1st Edition

    By David A. Madsen, David P. Madsen

    Modern Residential Construction Practices provides easy-to-read, comprehensive and highly illustrated coverage of residential building construction practices that conform to industry standards in the United States and Canada. Each chapter provides complete descriptions, real-world practices,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

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