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Quantifying and managing disruption claims

Author(s): Hamish Lal, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Construction and Engineering Group
Publication Date: December 2002
ISBN: 9780727731654
Stock level: Low stock
£80.75

Claims involving disruption are commonly accepted to be the most difficult to quantify. Disruptions that occur during a working day can lead to productivity loss which, in turn, can lead to time and cost overruns. If the disruption consumes the entire float in an activity, th...

A Short Course in Geotechnical Site Investigation

Author(s): N. Simons, University of Surrey, B. Menzies, GDS Instruments Ltd and M. Matthews, University of Surrey
Publication Date: October 2002
ISBN: 9780727729484
Stock level: Low stock
£87.00

A Short Course in Geotechnical Site Investigation is the third volume in the popular and authoritative 'Short course' series. This book focuses on the fundamental principles of geotechnical site investigation - in particular the planning of the investigation. This indispens...

How Buildings Add Value for Clients

Author(s): Construction Industry Council
Publication Date: July 2002
ISBN: 9780727731289
Stock level: Low stock
£49.75

The benefits delivered by well-designed business premises are often intangible and thus overlooked in favour of low cost solutions. Current market-based approaches to property valuations frequently neglect to take account of the costs and benefits that can accrue through ‘des...

Capturing client requirements in construction projects

Author(s): John M Kamara, Chimay J Anumba and Nosa F Evbuomwan
Publication Date: April 2002
ISBN: 9780727731036
Stock level: Low stock
£49.75

At the heart of the construction industry are the clients, who initiate and finance construction projects. The acknowledged importance of clients as the driving force in the construction industry has led to repeated calls for the construction industry to deliver better value-...

Health and Safety in Construction: Guidance for Construction Professionals

Author(s): John Barber
Publication Date: March 2002
ISBN: 9780727731180
Stock level: Low stock
£35.25

All civil engineers and construction professionals concerned with the construction process have both professional and legal duties to take care, not only of their own health and safety at work, but the health and safety of others who might be put at risk. Health and Safety ...

Analysis, Design and Construction of Steel Space Frames

Author(s): G S Ramaswamy, Octatube, M Eekhout, Octatube and Technical University of Delft and G R Suresh, Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: February 2002
ISBN: 9780727730145
Stock level: Low stock
£147.00

Space frames provide a lightweight solution to the problem of creating large span enclosures free from obstructions. They are employed in many major constrcution projects across the world, as documented in this authoritatively written volume. This is the first in-depth book ...

Dynamic Mentoring for Civil Engineers

Author(s): H Macdonald Steels
Publication Date: October 2001
ISBN: 9780727730039
Stock level: In stock
£40.50

The most important resource for any company in the construction industry today is its workforce. In order to maximise the skills, abilities and commitment of its workforce, a company must reconsider the importance of training as a vital part of their business development. To ...

Better Places to Live

Author(s): ODPM and CABE
Publication Date: September 2001
ISBN: 9780727730374
Stock level: Low stock
£40.50

“Where people live has a major effect on their life. If where they live is well-planned, well-designed and well managed, their quality of life is likely to be a great deal better than that of those who live elsewhere. Better places to live challenges local authorities and de...

Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Engineering: Volume two - Application

Author(s): D. M. Potts and L. Zdravkovic, Imperial College
Publication Date: May 2001
ISBN: 9780727727831
Stock level: Low stock
£118.00

This comprehensive new two-volume work provides the reader with a detailed insight into the use of the finite element method in geotechnical engineering. As specialist knowledge required to perform geotechnical finite element analysis is not normally part of a single engineer...

Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Engineering: Theory and Application

Author(s): David M Potts and Lidija Zdravkovic, Imperial College
Publication Date: May 2001
ISBN: 9780727728128
Stock level: Low stock
£209.25

This comprehensive new two-volume work provides the reader with a detailed insight into the use of the finite element method in geotechnical engineering. As specialist knowledge required to perform geotechnical finite element analysis is not normally part of a single engineer...