Construction Management Products

  • Dictionary of Construction Terms

    1st Edition

    By Simon Tolson

    The Dictionary of Construction Terms offers clear and concise explanations of the most commonly encountered legal and technical terms, phrases and abbreviations used throughout the construction industry. It will save valuable time when searching for an authoritative explanation of a frequently used…

    Hardback – 2012-10-30
    Informa Law from Routledge

  • Life-Cycle and Sustainability of Civil Infrastructure Systems

    Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE'12), Vienna, Austria, October 3-6, 2012, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfred Strauss, Dan Frangopol, Konrad Bergmeister

    Life-Cycle and Sustainability of Civil Infrastructure Systems contains the lectures and papers presented at the Third International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2012) held in one of Vienna’s most famous venues, the Hofburg Palace, October 3rd-6th, 2012. This volume consists of…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2012-09-18
    CRC Press
    Life-Cycle of Civil Engineering Systems

  • Human Resource Management in Construction

    Critical Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Andrew Dainty, Martin Loosemore

    The construction sector is one of the most complex and problematic arenas within which to manage people. As a result, the applicability of much mainstream human resource management (HRM) theory to this industry is limited. Indeed, the operational realities faced by construction organizations mean…

    Paperback – 2012-06-12

  • Carbon Management in the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Rohinton Emmanuel, Keith Baker

    Three broad sectors of the economy are generally recognized as key to a low carbon future: energy, construction and transportation. Of these, carbon management in the built environment remains the least well-studied. This much-needed book brings together the latest developments in…

    Paperback – 2012-06-07

  • Computer Aided Design Guide for Architecture, Engineering and Construction

    1st Edition

    By Ghassan Aouad, Song Wu, Angela Lee, Timothy Onyenobi

    Recent years have seen major changes in the approach to Computer Aided Design (CAD) in the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) sector. CAD is increasingly becoming a standard design tool, facilitating lower development costs and a reduced design cycle. Not only does it allow a…

    Paperback – 2011-11-18

  • Risk and Insurance in Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Nael G. Bunni

    Those involved in construction have to cope with so much learning in their own discipline that they shun further involvement in subjects such as insurance and law which in themselves are so deeply and intensely complex. However, insurance and law are interwoven in the basic procedures used in the…

    Paperback – 2011-11-16

  • New Perspectives on Construction in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Ofori

    Developing countries face the challenge of maintaining economic growth and socio-economic development, at the core of which sits the construction industry. Considerable research on construction in developing countries took place in the 1970's and 1980's, but little since, a gap which this book…

    Hardback – 2011-07-01

  • Programming and Scheduling Techniques

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Uher, Adam S. Zantis

    Planning is an important management function and its effective execution is crucial to ensure the success of any project. This second edition of Thomas Uher’s and Adam Zantis' textbook maintains its focus on operational rather than strategic aspects of programming and scheduling of projects,…

    Paperback – 2011-06-23

  • Life Cycle Assessment in the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Robert Crawford

    Life cycle assessment enables the identification of a broad range of potential environmental impacts occurring across the entire life of a product, from its design through to its eventual disposal or reuse. The need for life cycle assessment to inform environmental design within the built…

    Hardback – 2011-03-08

  • Harvesting and Managing Knowledge in Construction

    From Theoretical Foundations to Business Applications, 1st Edition

    By Yacine Rezgui, John Miles

    A successful construction business is a knowledge business. And knowledge must be managed effectively to be used efficiently, especially in a complex project-oriented business such as construction, where skills acquired and lessons learned on one project need to be applied to the next. A …

    Paperback – 2011-02-18

  • Introduction to Building Procurement

    1st Edition

    By Brian Greenhalgh, Graham Squires

    The procurement stage of the building process is critical to the success of any building project, and as such must be understood by everybody entering the industry. Introduction to Building Procurement is designed to familiarize the novice with the principles and methods of building procurement,…

    Paperback – 2011-01-07

  • Organization Management in Construction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul S. Chinowsky, Anthony D. Songer

    Today’s construction environment is changing at an unprecedented pace and executives are facing a diverse set of issues – globalization, economics, workforce demographics, and technology. Moreover the traditional issues of competition and delivery are being challenged by new laws and new industry…

    Paperback – 2011-01-05

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