• Innovation in Construction: An International Review of Public Policies book cover

    Innovation in Construction

    An International Review of Public Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andre Manseau, George Seaden

    How can innovation in the construction industry be strengthened? What instruments and approaches are being used by governments to promote it? What works and under what circumstances? These key questions have profound implications. This book presents a framework for the analysis of innovation models…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers book cover

    Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers

    1st Edition

    By Mark Holden

    Explores the Science and Practice Of Acoustics for Arts Centers Employing the experiences of a world-renowned acoustician celebrated for the successful design of multi-use performing arts centers, Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers examines the complexities of this venue and discusses…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction book cover

    Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mats Nilsson, Jörgen Bengtsson, Ronny Klaeboe

    Presents Evidence-Based Guidance on Noise Abatement MethodsSolutions for reducing the noise impact of road and rail traffic can be found in the use of natural elements in combination with artificial elements in urban and rural environments. Ground and road surface treatments; trees, forests, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Green Buildings and the Law book cover

    Green Buildings and the Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Adshead

    In countries such as the UK, the energy used in constructing, occupying and operating buildings represents approximately fifty percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Pressure to improve the environmental performance of buildings during both construction and occupancy, particularly to reduce carbon…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Environmental Noise Barriers: A Guide To Their Acoustic and Visual Design, Second Edition book cover

    Environmental Noise Barriers

    A Guide To Their Acoustic and Visual Design, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Benz Kotzen, Colin English

    Environmental Noise Barriers is a unique one-stop reference for practitioners, whether acoustical engineers, landscape architects, or manufacturers, and for highways departments in local and central authorities. This extensively revised new edition is updated in line with UK and EU legislation and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Building Acoustics book cover

    Building Acoustics

    1st Edition

    By Tor Erik Vigran

    Building or architectural acoustics is taken in this book to cover all aspects of sound and vibration in buildings. The book covers room acoustics but the main emphasis is on sound insulation and sound absorption and the basic aspects of noise and vibration problems connected to service equipment…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Design in Modular Construction book cover

    Design in Modular Construction

    1st Edition

    By Mark Lawson, Ray Ogden, Chris Goodier

    Modular construction can dramatically improve efficiency in construction, through factory production of pre-engineered building units and their delivery to the site either as entire buildings or as substantial elements. The required technology and application are developing rapidly, but design is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Eco-design of Buildings and Infrastructure book cover

    Eco-design of Buildings and Infrastructure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruno Peuportier, Fabien Leurent, Jean Roger-Estrade

    The Chair on Ecodesign for buildings and infrastructures was created by ParisTech in partnership with VINCI with the aim of developing evaluation and simulation tools that integrate all ecodesign aspects (e.g. greenhouse gas emissions, impact on biodiversity, depletion of resources, etc.) and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Fire, Static and Dynamic Tests of Building Structures book cover

    Fire, Static and Dynamic Tests of Building Structures

    1st Edition

    Edited by G.S.T. Armer, T. O'Dell

    This book includes examinations of the role of full-scale buildings in the development of structural design methods and recommendations on improved construction practice and safety of building occupants in the event of fire and explosion.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Environmental and Architectural Acoustics book cover

    Environmental and Architectural Acoustics

    2nd Edition

    By Z. Maekawa, Jens Rindel, P. Lord

    Adopting a multi-disciplinary approach to the practice of achieving a more acceptable acoustic environment, this book draws on the same basic principles to cover both the outdoors and indoor space. It starts with the fundamentals of sound waves and hearing and goes on to the measurement of noise…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • CESMM 3 Explained book cover

    CESMM 3 Explained

    1st Edition

    By Bryan Spain

    CESSM 3 Explained provides a detailed and highly illustrated guide to the use of the new civil engineering standard methods of measurements.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Construction Scheduling, Cost Optimization and Management book cover

    Construction Scheduling, Cost Optimization and Management

    1st Edition

    By Hojjat Adeli, Asim Karim

    Construction Scheduling, Cost Optimization and Management presents a general mathematical formula for the scheduling of construction projects. Using this formula, repetitive and non-repetitive tasks, work continuity considerations, multiple-crew strategies, and the effects of varying job conditions…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

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