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Basic Construction Materials

Basic Construction Materials Author Theodore W. Marotta
ISBN-10 0131433873
Release 2005
Pages 598
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This new edition of a classic presents in-depth coverage of the most important materials used in the construction industry--aggregates, asphalt, asphalt concrete, masonry, Portland cement, Portland cement concrete, ferrous metals, and wood. Metric information is included for those engaged in international work, U.S. government work, or any job requiring metric analysis. The text reflects the latest industry standards and fully prepares students for entry into the construction industry or for further study in construction methods. Some of the key features include: Current industry standards from ASTM and ACI. New illustrations and examples.



Carpentry

Carpentry Author Floyd Vogt
ISBN-10 9781285692265
Release 2013-03-29
Pages 928
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Refine the skills needed to become an accomplished professional carpenter with the in-depth coverage and practical applications found in Carpentry, 6E. This popular bestseller by well-known expert Floyd Vogt presents the intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction using step-by-step procedures. CARPENTRY, 6E follows the logical path of a residential project, using thorough explanations and easy-to-follow diagrams to explore building plans, sitework and layout, footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior surfaces, cabinetry, and more. This edition blends traditional construction techniques with today's latest practices, including contemporary safety tools, alternative construction, such as concrete forms, and green building techniques. This edition also introduces more commercial drawings and construction. Photo-realistic drawings showcase concepts and procedures with detailed, easy to understand information. The new online CourseMate provides interactive learning tools to further ensure carpentry success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Construction Accounting and Financial Management

Construction Accounting and Financial Management Author Steven J. Peterson
ISBN-10 0132675056
Release 2011-12-27
Pages 346
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CONSTRUCTION ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, 3/e helps construction professionals and construction management students master the principles of financial management, and adapt and apply them to the challenge of profitably managing construction companies. It integrates content that has traditionally been taught through separate accounting, finance, and engineering economics texts. Students learn how to account for a construction company's financial resources; how to manage its costs, profits, and cash flows; how to evaluate different sources of funding a company's cash needs; and how to quantitatively analyze financial decisions. Readers gain hands-on experience through 220 example problems and over 390 practice problems, many of them based on situations actually encountered by the author. This edition adds more than 100 new discussion questions, and presents financial equations and accounting transactions more visually to support more intuitive learning.



Estimating in Building Construction

Estimating in Building Construction Author Frank R. Dagostino
ISBN-10 0133779386
Release 1999
Pages 377
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This book takes a careful, step-by-step approach to construction estimating that documents each value. KEY TOPICS: The book provides practical coverage of both commercial and residential buildings. It also examines the interrelationship between contract documents and the quantity take-off of material. The fifth edition of Estimating in Building Construction has been revised to include computer solutions to all examples as well as appropriate adjustments reflecting current costs. A valuable reference for construction professionals.



Printreading for Heavy Commercial Construction

Printreading for Heavy Commercial Construction Author Leonard P. Toenjes
ISBN-10 0826904610
Release 2010
Pages 327
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Accompanied by one box of Plans (58 folded sheets); these prints are also available on the CD-ROM.



Temporary Structure Design

Temporary Structure Design Author Christopher Souder
ISBN-10 9781118905586
Release 2014-11-10
Pages 456
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Temporary Structure Design has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Temporary Structure Design also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Temporary Structure Design book for free.



Construction Methods and Management Pearson New International Edition

Construction Methods and Management  Pearson New International Edition Author Stephens W. Nunnally
ISBN-10 9781292054667
Release 2013-10-03
Pages 384
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Construction Methods and Management, Eighth Edition, is designed to guide construction engineers and managers in planning, estimating, and directing construction operations safely and effectively. Comprehensive and up-to-date, the text integrates major construction management topics with an explanation of the methods of heavy/highway and building construction. It incorporates both customary U.S. units and metric (SI) units and is the only text to present concrete formwork design equations and procedures using both measurement systems. This edition features information on the latest developments in soil excavation, asphalt paving, and earthmoving equipment.



Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Buildings

Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Buildings Author Richard R. Janis
ISBN-10 0138015627
Release 2014
Pages 565
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This extensively updated text and reference illuminates the modern realities of planning and constructing buildings with efficient, sustainable mechanical and electrical systems. Throughout, the authors place mechanical and electrical systems design in the overall context of the built environment. They extensively address engineers' teamwork with architects, owners, and facility managers to provide high-quality, productive environments which reflect both environmental and cost concerns. Focusing on the “what,” “why,” and “how” of ME systems, they incorporate new developments in all major disciplines, including electrical, lighting, telecom, plumbing and HVAC. New coverage in this edition includes: HVAC design using VRF and chilled beam technologies; energy reclaim systems; dedicated outside air systems; assessment of solar thermal system efficiency; new fuel cell technology; updates on the economics of cogeneration, and much more.



Mechanics of Fluids SI Edition

Mechanics of Fluids  SI Edition Author Merle C. Potter
ISBN-10 9781305637610
Release 2016-01-01
Pages 50
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Readers gain both an understanding of fluid mechanics and the ability to analyze this important phenomena encountered by practicing engineers with MECHANICS OF FLUIDS, 5E. The authors use proven learning tools to help students visualize many difficult-to-understand aspects of fluid mechanics. The book presents numerous phenomena that are often not discussed in other books, such as entrance flows, the difference between wakes and separated regions, free-stream fluctuations and turbulence, and vorticity. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction

Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction Author Cameron K. Andres
ISBN-10 0131599232
Release 2009
Pages 610
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This classic book provides an overview of the methods, equipment, and materials used in the construction of large commercial buildings. It makes an excellent source of general information—complete with diagrams, details, photographs, and worked examples of typical construction calculations such as earth moving calculation, formwork calculations, concrete pressures, and insulation values for building components. Revised content in this new 8th edition includes additional examples and homework problems for a complete review, superior illustrations, added video clips to the ancillary materials, and much, much more!



Building Construction Handbook

Building Construction Handbook Author Roy Chudley
ISBN-10 9781317442165
Release 2016-04-14
Pages 1012
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Ideal for students on all construction courses Topics presented concisely in plain language and with clear drawings Updated to include revisions to Building and Construction regulations The Building Construction Handbook is THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. Its detailed drawings clearly illustrate the construction of building elements, and have been an invaluable guide for builders since 1988. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of building construction practice, techniques, and regulations representing both traditional procedures and modern developments are included to provide the most comprehensive and easy to understand guide to building construction. This new edition has been updated to reflect recent changes to the building regulations, as well as new material on the latest technologies used in domestic construction. Building Construction Handbook is the essential, easy-to-use resource for undergraduate and vocational students on a wide range of courses including NVQ and BTEC National, through to Higher National Certificate and Diploma, to Foundation and three-year Degree level. It is also a useful practical reference for building designers, contractors and others engaged in the construction industry.



Landscape Construction

Landscape Construction Author David Sauter
ISBN-10 9781435497184
Release 2010-04-09
Pages 512
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Landscape Construction, 3rd edition, will help your students understand the process of construction and implementation of a multitude of exterior hardscape construction projects. This book begins with the preparation for construction and follows through to the installation of the final elements of the landscape project. Your students will appreciate the detailed discussions about site preparation, grading and drainage, utilities and irrigation, retaining wall construction, paving, exterior carpentry and fencing and free-standing walls. Such amenities as pools, ponds, and edging are also discussed in detail. All instructions are well supported by photos and illustrations. Each section contains thorough installation information for most of the contemporary materials used in today's landscapes. David Sauter has provided your students with expert perspective on materials and techniques, as well as easy-to-follow instructions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Surveying with Construction Applications

Surveying with Construction Applications Author Barry Kavanagh
ISBN-10 9780133483178
Release 2014-01-07
Pages 640
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The complete, up-to-date guide to modern surveying for construction and engineering -- now with additional review coverage of all relevant math. Known for its state-of-the-art coverage and clear, concise approach, Surveying with Construction Applications, Eighth Edition covers the latest advances and foundational principles of surveying. Covering both principles and a wide range of contemporary applications, it is well-suited to Fundamentals courses, Applications courses, or both. Revisions focus on recent improvements in instrumentation technology, field data capture, and data processing, describing how these change the way surveyors interact with construction professionals and engineers. The authors emphasize sound measurement technique and accurate documentation throughout. To overcome the limited math skills brought by many new students, they have added an easy-to-read math review chapter, preparing students for all relevant construction layout computations. Teaching and Learning Experience This book will help surveyors master all the modern skills, techniques, and technologies they need to work effectively with construction professionals and engineers: Thoroughly presents all the general surveying principles and techniques students need: Begins with eleven chapters walking through surveying fundamentals, distance measurement, computations, satellite positioning, geomatics, and much more -- including a brand-new math review chapter for students with limited math background Links principles and techniques to contemporary applications in the construction of most civil projects: Addresses a wide range of surveying applications, from highways and streets to pipelines, tunnels, bridges, culverts, and buildings Provides extensive hands-on practice, strong pedagogy, and valuable professional reference resources: Includes updated laboratory exercises, efficient features for review, useful reference appendices, up-to-date web links, and more



Construction Project Administration

Construction Project Administration Author Edward R. Fisk
ISBN-10 9780133149258
Release 2013-06-28
Pages 432
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Construction Project Administration , Tenth Edition, shows readers how a successful construction project is managed and administered from design through construction to closeout. From start to finish, the topics pertinent to each stage of a project are introduced and discussed as they occur throughout the life of the project. Readers learn how to unite the key stakeholders (contractors, architects, engineers, etc.) and provide them with a workable system for operating as an effective construction team. Reflecting the latest technology, laws, and regulations, the text addresses concepts using simple, straightforward language and numerous real-world examples.



Architectural Drawing and Light Construction

Architectural Drawing and Light Construction Author Philip A. Grau
ISBN-10 0135132150
Release 2009
Pages 778
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Streamlined and updated for the Eighth Edition, this classic text offers significant flexibility because it covers both manual drafting and computer-aided drafting. Known for its superbly detailed drawings and information on every phase of light residential architectural design and construction– from site design and building programming to mechanical, electrical, and plumbing planning, Architectural Drawing and Light Construction also includes building codes and specification writing.



Fluid Mechanics for Engineers in SI Units

Fluid Mechanics for Engineers in SI Units Author David A. Chin
ISBN-10 9781292161129
Release 2017-11-06
Pages 1056
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For courses in fluid mechanics. Introduces engineering students to the principles of fluid mechanics. Written and conceived by an author with decades of relevant experience in the fields of fluid mechanics, engineering, and related disciplines, this First Edition of Fluid Mechanics for Engineers effectively introduces engineering students to the principles of fluid mechanics. With the understanding that fluid mechanics is a required core course for most engineering students, the author focuses first and foremost on the most essential topics of the field. Practical applications for several engineering disciplines are considered, with a special focus on civil engineering. Elective topics are also included for instructors’ consideration with regard to specific courses. Written in a stimulating style, Fluid Mechanics for Engineers fulfills the requirements of a core course while keeping students engaged. Pearson Mastering Engineering™ not included. Students, if Pearson Mastering Engineering is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. Pearson Mastering Engineering should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. Pearson Mastering Engineering is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts.



Introduction to Engineering Technology

Introduction to Engineering Technology Author Robert J. Pond
ISBN-10 0132840111
Release 2014
Pages 363
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Introduction to Engineering Technology, Eighth Edition, explains the responsibilities of technicians and technologists in the dynamic world of engineering. The basic tools of engineering technology, including problem solving, calculator skills, conversion of units, geometry, computer skills, and technical reporting, are explained. Mathematical concepts are presented in a moderately-paced manner, including practical, worked-out examples for the engineering calculator. In addition to developing your skills in algebra, trigonometry, and geometry, this popular text also helps you to understand the broad spectrum of today's technologies.