A long established text that aims to meet the needs of students studying building measurement in the early years of quantity surveying and building degree courses. It contains a careful selection of 28 worked examples embracing all the principal building elements and including alternative constructional methods to illustrate a range of approaches.
This popular text examines basic constructional techniques, the choice and use of materials, and statutory requirements for domestic buildings. Includes environmentally-friendly buildings & radon; free-standing & cavity walls; sound insulation; windows & doors; GRP interceptors, and waste management.
The negotiation and settlement of claims is an essential - but often overlooked - element of the construction industry, and this troubleshooting guide can help construction professionals, students and contractors to protect themselves against costly claims.
Covering the essentials of construction contracts, including how the law has developed, the reasoning behind key clauses and how contract law is applied in practice, this is an invaluable guide for students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as for professionals working in the field.
This fully updated new edition of this practical and popular text starts at the beginning of projects and makes lucid connections between stages which are often misunderstood. It covers NEC and JCT contracts, considering the topic from an industry perspective and including key issues such as Health and Safety, the environment and EU regulations.
Designed in a structured, directed format to help develop understanding, rather than just providing a simple source of information, this popular undergraduate textbook offers comprehensive coverage of industrial and commercial building technology.