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The book is developed to provide significant information and guidelines to construction and project management professionals (owners, designers, consultants, construction managers, project managers, supervisors, contractors, builders, developers, and many others from the construction-related industry) involved in construction projects (mainly civil construction projects, commercial-A/E projects) and construction-related industries. It... more...
The Seventh Edition of Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, follows in the footsteps of the previous editions by providing the reader with the fundamentals of machine utilization and production estimating in a logical, simple, and concise format. Our text features expanded coverage of building in today's global environment. Hundreds of photos and illustrations have been added to the seventh edition to make this dynamic text even more... more...
This #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing. Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level,... more...
Wind Energy for the Rest of Us straddles two―or more―worlds. The book is about wind energy. It’s not just about small wind turbines. It’s not just about large wind turbines. It’s about the depth and breadth of wind energy, encompassing more than either type of wind turbine. It includes water-pumping windmills and sailing ships. It’s a sprawling book, one minute discussing how to install small wind turbines safely, the next... more...
Streamline your workflow and truly understand your render plugin with this book created specifically for Interior Designers. Learn the often underused tools within SketchUp (styles, scenes and layers) to create quick-fire views that show what you need for modelling, rendering and 2d plans. Learn how to set up Twilight environment lighting, materials and light sources to get photorealistic renders directly from SketchUp. This step-by-step workbook takes... more...
“An American masterpiece that tops the lot.” —Feng Shui For Modern Living Considered the feng shui bible by classical practitioners and teachers, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Feng Shui has been updated to include more case studies and feng shui readings to make the practical application of feng shui even more accessible; new chapters feature before and after photos of feng shui makeovers and explain Ming Gua—the Guardian Star... more...
Successful financial management in the construction industry begins with this hands-on guide While construction professionals are skilled in the technical side of their work, they often find the financial management aspect of the business daunting. Financial Management and Accounting Fundamentals for Construction will help you better understand and navigate the financial decisions that are part of every construction project. This book... more...
This handy guide will be an invaluable aid in deciding on and planning for how to deal with the issues of Water, Waste, Cooking, Food Storage, Heating, and Cooling a Tiny (or not so Tiny) house. It provides an overview of the systems covered with examples and illustrations, and helps you to think through what you need for the house you are designing, allowing you to best determine what will fit your individual needs.
Have you ever wished you had the time and tools to organize your house in a clutter-free, design-conscious, Pinterest-worthy way? From storage solutions and cleaning tips to secret space-saving methods and expert strategies, The Complete Book of Home Organization is packed with the tips and shortcuts you need to effectively organize your home. From small spaces and apartment solutions to how to tackle a big, messy home with a 15-week total home... more...
Functions as a Day-to-Day Resource for Practicing Engineers… The hugely useful Structural Engineer’s Pocket Book is now overhauled and revised in line with the Eurocodes. It forms a comprehensive pocket reference guide for professional and student structural engineers, especially those taking the IStructE Part 3 exam. With stripped-down basic material―tables, data, facts, formulae, and rules of thumb―it is directly usable... more...
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