• 'One Planet' Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits book cover

    'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Digital Quality Management in Construction book cover

    Digital Quality Management in Construction

    1st Edition

    By Paul Marsden

    Much has been written about Building Information Modelling (BIM) driving collaboration and innovation, but how will future quality managers and engineers develop digital capabilities in augmented and video realities, with business intelligence platforms, robots, new materials, artificial…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • The Connectivity of Innovation in the Construction Industry book cover

    The Connectivity of Innovation in the Construction Industry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malena Ingemansson Havenvid, Åse Linné, Lena E. Bygballe, Chris Harty

    The construction industry is currently experiencing accelerating developments concerning societal demands along with project complexity, internationalization and digitalization. In an attempt to grasp the consequences of these demands on productivity and innovation, this edited book addresses how…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • 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

  • Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended Consequences book cover

    Net Zero Energy Building

    Predicted and Unintended Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Ming Hu

    What do we mean by net zero energy? Zero operating energy? Zero energy costs? Zero emissions? There is no one answer: approaches to net zero building vary widely across the globe and are influenced by different environmental and cultural contexts. Net Zero Energy Building: Predicted and Unintended…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Digital Signal Processing in Audio and Acoustical Engineering book cover

    Digital Signal Processing in Audio and Acoustical Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Francis F. Li, Trevor J. Cox

    Starting with essential maths, fundamentals of signals and systems, and classical concepts of DSP, this book presents, from an application-oriented perspective, modern concepts and methods of DSP including machine learning for audio acoustics and engineering. Content highlights include but are not…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11
    CRC Press

  • Accounting for Construction: Frameworks, Productivity, Cost and Performance book cover

    Accounting for Construction

    Frameworks, Productivity, Cost and Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rick Best, Jim Meikle

    Accounting for Construction follows on from Measuring Construction, edited by the same team. It extends the coverage of some of the material in the first volume and expands the range of related topics to include, inter alia, shadow economies, accounting for informal construction and the treatment…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • Project Risk and Opportunity Management: The Owner's Perspective book cover

    Project Risk and Opportunity Management

    The Owner's Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Agnar Johansen, Nils O. E. Olsson, George Jergeas, Asbjørn Rolstadås

    Effective risk and opportunity management is key to the successful delivery of any major engineering and construction project. This book looks at how all those involved can manage risk and capitalise on the opportunities that uncertainty present. The authors of this book highlight that…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge

  • Construction Project Management: An Integrated Approach book cover

    Construction Project Management

    An Integrated Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Peter Fewings, Peter Fewings, Christian Henjewele

    Construction Project Management: An Integrated Approach is a management approach to leading projects and the effective choice and use of project management tools and techniques. It seeks to push the boundaries of project management to take on board future needs and user issues. Integration of the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge

  • Rescue and Reuse: Communities, Heritage and Architecture book cover

    Rescue and Reuse

    Communities, Heritage and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Ian Morrison, Merlin Waterson

    Historic buildings and places play an essential role in the everyday lives of the people of the UK, their cultural identity and the economy. They can inspire creativity and enterprise, bring communities together, and make people happier about where they live. This book explores how historic…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03
    RIBA Publishing

  • Advanced Construction Mathematics book cover

    Advanced Construction Mathematics

    1st Edition

    By Surinder Virdi

    Advanced Construction Mathematics covers the range of topics that a student must learn in order to achieve success in Level 3 and 4 mathematics for the Pearson BTEC National and BTEC HNC/HND in Construction, Building Services, and Civil Engineering. Packed with easy to follow examples, its 18…

    Paperback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge

  • Professionalism in the Built Heritage Sector: Edited Contributions to the International Conference on Professionalism in the Built Heritage Sector, February 5-8, 2018, Arenberg Castle, Leuven, Belgium book cover

    Professionalism in the Built Heritage Sector

    Edited Contributions to the International Conference on Professionalism in the Built Heritage Sector, February 5-8, 2018, Arenberg Castle, Leuven, Belgium, 1st Edition

    Edited by Koen van Balen, Aziliz Vandesande

    Professionalism entails the conduct, aims and qualities that characterise a profession. The term is also used to describe education and training standards for the knowledge and skills necessary to perform a specific profession. In practice, professional standards of practice and ethics are agreed…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    CRC Press

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