• The Organization and Management of Construction: Managing construction information book cover

    The Organization and Management of Construction

    Managing construction information, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Langford, Arkady Retik

    The proceedings of the CIB W65 Symposium on the Organization and Management of Construction conference are presented here and in the companion volumes as state-of-the-art papers documenting research and innovative practice in the field of construction.The volumes cover four broad themes: business…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Contract Law in the Construction Industry Context book cover

    Contract Law in the Construction Industry Context

    1st Edition

    By Carl J. Circo

    This book chronicles how contract cases from the construction industry have influenced, solidified, refined and particularized U.S. contract law. The book’s central claim is that the construction industry experience has helped to contextualize U.S. contract law and, therefore, has encouraged the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Risk Management in Engineering and Construction: Tools and Techniques book cover

    Risk Management in Engineering and Construction

    Tools and Techniques, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Ogunlana, Prasanta Kumar Dey

    Today’s businesses are driven by customer ‘pull’ and technological ‘push’. To remain competitive in this dynamic business world, engineering and construction organizations are constantly innovating with new technology tools and techniques to improve process performance in their projects. Their…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Achieving Value for Money in Capital Build Projects book cover

    Achieving Value for Money in Capital Build Projects

    1st Edition

    By Angela Vodden, Champika Liyanage, Akintola Akintoye

    This book is the first to bring together academic and practitioner views of Value for Money (VFM). VFM has been used to assess whether or not an organisation has obtained the maximum benefit within the resources available to it. A concept used by the public sector to assess the benefits of major…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries book cover

    Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Manu, Fidelis Emuze, Tarcisio Abreu Saurin, Bonaventura H. W. Hadikusumo

    The global construction sector is infamous for high levels of injuries, accidents and fatalities, and poor health and well-being of its workforce. While this record appears in both developed and developing countries, the situation is worse in developing countries, where major spending on…

    Hardback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Reliability Data on Fire Sprinkler Systems: Collection, Analysis, Presentation, and Validation book cover

    Reliability Data on Fire Sprinkler Systems

    Collection, Analysis, Presentation, and Validation, 1st Edition

    By Arnstein Fedøy, Ajit Kumar Verma

    This book covers fire and extinguishing theory and reliability theory and how to validate any survey within the field of engineering. It’s based on a year’s study of historical literature, using critical review and document analysis. It covers how data is collected, analyzed, and presented. It…

    Hardback – 2019-09-11
    CRC Press

  • The Restoration of Ghirlandina Tower in Modena and the Assessment of Soil-Structure Interaction by Means of Dynamic Identification Techniques book cover

    The Restoration of Ghirlandina Tower in Modena and the Assessment of Soil-Structure Interaction by Means of Dynamic Identification Techniques

    1st Edition

    By Rosella Cadignani, Renato Lancellotta, Donato Sabia

    This book is the first of a series of volumes on Built Heritage and Geotechnics, intended to reach a wide audience: professionals and academics in the fields of civil engineering, architecture, restoration and cultural heritage management, and even the wider public. The present volume provides…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19
    CRC Press
    Built Heritage and Geotechnics

  • An Introduction to Virtual Sound Barriers book cover

    An Introduction to Virtual Sound Barriers

    1st Edition

    By Xiaojun Qiu

    A virtual sound barrier is an active noise control system that uses arrays of loudspeakers and microphones to create a useful size of quiet zone and can be used to reduce sound propagation, radiation, or transmission from noise sources or to reduce noise level around people in a noisy environment.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
    CRC Press

  • Preventing Workplace Incidents in Construction: Data Mining and Analytics Applications book cover

    Preventing Workplace Incidents in Construction

    Data Mining and Analytics Applications, 1st Edition

    By Imriyas Kamardeen

    The construction industry is vital to any national economy; it is also one of the industries most susceptible to workplace incidents. The unacceptably high rates of incidents in construction have huge socio-economic consequences for the victims, their families and friends, co-workers, employers and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • 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

  • Making Sense of Innovation in the Built Environment book cover

    Making Sense of Innovation in the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Natalya Sergeeva

    This book offers a new understanding of innovation in the built environment. The ways meaning of innovation is constructed has important implications for policymakers, project managers, academics and students. Through a longitudinal research study into innovation in firms and projects, the book…

    Hardback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Noise in the Plastics Processing Industry book cover

    Noise in the Plastics Processing Industry

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Peters

    This practical guide for managers and engineers in the plastics industry shows how to reduce high noise levels which often occur in the workplace and reduce the risk of noise-induced hearing damage to employees. Practical methods for reducing noise from industrial machinery are described and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03
    CRC Press

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