Construction

  • 28 Books | 283h 6m
 
Learn the essentials of construction planning, design and execution for a variety of infrastructure projects.

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BOOKS INCLUDED

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BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers and Contractors, Second Edition
Providing an in-depth understanding of BIM technologies, this thorough guide discusses the business and organizational issues associated with its implementation, and the profound advantages that effective use of BIM can provide to all members of a project team.
Book Duration 11h 34m Book Authors By Chuck Eastman, Kathleen Liston, Paul Teicholz, Rafael Sacks

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Construction Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb
Providing design examples with step-by-step solutions, along with a generous amount of tables, schematics, and calculations to facilitate more accurate solutions through all phases of a project, from planning, through construction and completion, this resource is a brief, but rigorous introduction to the mathematics behind the equations for all aspects of construction engineering.
Book Duration 4h 5m Book Authors By Ruwan Rajapakse

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An Introduction to Fire Dynamics, Third Edition
Featuring numerical problems with answers illustrating the quantitative applications of the concepts presented, this up-to-date text provides the scientific background necessary for the development of fire safety engineering as a professional discipline.
Book Duration 11h 59m Book Authors By Dougal Drysdale

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Project Management, Planning and Control: Managing Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing Projects to PMI, APM and BSI Standards, Seventh Edition
Discussing the principles and techniques you need to successfully manage an engineering or technical project from start to finish, this thorough guide offers clear and detailed coverage of planning, scheduling and control, which can pose particular challenges in engineering environments.
Book Duration 8h 26m Book Authors By Albert Lester

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Handbook of Smoke Control Engineering
Providing the information needed for the analysis of design fires, including considerations of sprinklers, shielded fires, and transient fuels, this comprehensive reference addresses smoke control technology, including fundamental concepts, smoke control systems, and methods of analysis.
Book Duration 12h 16m Book Authors By John H. Klote, et al.

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Acoustics and Audio Technology, Third Edition
Presenting a basic short course on acoustics, fundamental equations, and sound propagation, this introductory text discusses the principles of architectural acoustics, techniques for adjusting room acoustics, and various types of sound absorbers.
Book Duration 8h 51m Book Authors By Mendel Kleiner

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DeWALT Construction Professional Reference: Residential and Light Commercial, Master Edition
Filled with essential technical information to help contractors avoid costly mistakes, this resource provides easy access to construction specifications, site work, concrete and masonry construction, foundations, carpentry, roofing, and drywall/plaster.
Book Duration 4h 47m Book Authors By William Spence

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Construction Extension to the PMBOK® Guide, Third Edition
Providing materials directly related to the construction industry, such as safety, environmental, financial and claim management, this guide identifies the generally accepted practices within the realm of construction project management.
Book Duration 3h 17m Book Authors By Project Management Institute

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Sun, Wind & Light: Architectural Design Strategies, Second Edition
Developed for rapid use during schematic design, this book clarifies relationships between form and energy and gives designers tools for designing sustainably.
Book Duration 8h 21m Book Authors By G.Z. Brown, Mark DeKay

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Guide to the LEED Green Associate Exam
Serving as a valuable resource for anyone looking for the challenging LEED Green Associate credential, this accessible guide breaks down difficult concepts in sustainable design and engineering in a clearly organized, straightforward manner.
Book Duration 3h 18m Book Authors By Michelle Cottrell

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Architectural Acoustics
Written for architects, interior designers, engineers, and all others concerned with the design and construction of buildings, this illustrated guide presents principles of design for good hearing and freedom from noise in and around buildings.
Book Duration 4h 25m Book Authors By M. David Egan

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LEED v4 Practices, Certification, and Accreditation Handbook, Second Edition
With annotated tables, checklists, charts, and references, this thorough book provides users with a practical user-friendly roadmap that presents the guidelines for selecting the LEED v4 rating system to better fit a particular project.
Book Duration 13h 4m Book Authors By Sam Kubba

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Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction: LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes, Second Edition
Directly addressing the needs of building professionals interested in the evolving principles, strategies, and concepts of green/sustainable design, this easy-to-understand book provides vital information and penetrating insights into three of the top Green Building Codes and Standards applied Internationally, and includes the latest updates for complying with LEED v4.
Book Duration 19h 42m Book Authors By Sam Kubba

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Nuclear Facilities: A Designer's Guide
Designing new nuclear facilities is an extraordinarily complex exercise, often requiring teams of specialists several hundred strong. This essential resource provides an insight into each of the main contributors and shows how the whole design process is drawn together.
Book Duration 10h 58m Book Authors By Bill Collum

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Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law: A Practical Guide for the Construction Professional, 4th Edition
Offering industry professionals the knowledge they need to avoid legal surprises and gain a competitive advantage, this book translates the sometimes-confusing theories, principles, and established rules that regulate the business into plain English.
Book Duration 17h 29m Book Authors By O. Scott Walters, Thomas J. Kelleher Jr.

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Building Construction Handbook, Sixth Edition
Presenting its information in a highly illustrated and unique visual style, this vital learning resource provides extensive coverage of building construction practice, processes and techniques.
Book Duration 5h 16m Book Authors By Roger Greeno, Roy Chudley

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Architect's Handbook of Construction Detailing, Second Edition
Presenting a convenient source of detailing and specification information on hundreds of commonly used details and materials, this book focuses on the key areas where you are most likely to encounter problems.
Book Duration 6h 16m Book Authors By David Kent Ballast

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A Handbook for Construction Planning and Scheduling
Written in a direct, informative style with a clear presentation, this book is an authoritative industry guide on good practice for planning and scheduling in construction and presents the key issues in a clear, concise and practical way.
Book Duration 7h 52m Book Authors By Andrew Baldwin, David Bordoli

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The Design Manager's Handbook
Written for all those engaged in the Design Manager role on a daily basis, this book will ensure you understand the processes, tools and skills that are required to be successful in the role, and will assist you in delivering real value to complex construction projects.
Book Duration 4h 47m Book Authors By John Eynon

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Building Information Modeling: BIM in Current and Future Practice
Exploring BIM's potential to improve the products and processes of architectural design including the structure and content of the tools themselves, this book provides insights for assessing the current practice and research directions of BIM and speculates about its future.
Book Duration 6h 56m Book Authors By Douglas Noble, Karen M. Kensek

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SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering
Underscored by the rapid assimilation of performance-based design in fire protection, this handbook is a contribution toward documenting and integrating the theoretical and applied bases of fire safety engineering.
Book Duration 60h 40m Book Authors By Philip J. DiNenno (ed)

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Handbook of Construction Tolerances, Second Edition
Arming those involved in the construction industry with the information they need to design and detail accurately, this text addresses industry standard tolerances for the manufacture, fabrication and installation of construction materials and components.
Book Duration 4h 19m Book Authors By David Kent Ballast

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Code of Estimating Practice, Seventh Edition
Responding to current trends and providing a guide to best practice, this authoritative text reflects the changing pressures on the pre-construction and estimating process, from supply chain management and risk identification, to e-tendering, overheads, and profit.
Book Duration 2h 55m Book Authors By The Chartered Institute of Building

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Large-Scale Solar Power Systems: Construction and Economics
A step-by-step walk-through of all aspects of solar power systems, this book is a comprehensive discussion and economic analysis of large-scale solar power systems, specifically referencing critical issues related to design construction and financing.
Book Duration 7h 18m Book Authors By Peter Gevorkian

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ASHRAE GreenGuide: Design, Construction, and Operation of Sustainable Buildings, Fifth Edition
Using an integrated, building systems perspective, this easy-to-use reference gives you the need-to-know information on what to do, where to turn, what to suggest, and how to interact with other members of the design team in a productive way.
Book Duration 8h 29m Book Authors By ASHRAE

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Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2012 International Building Code, Fourth Edition
Highlighting the portions of the building code that are most relevant for architects, this user-friendly, visual guide provides an easy-to-understand interpretation in both words and illustrations to aid in quicker comprehension.
Book Duration 8h 5m Book Authors By Francis D.K. Ching, Steven R. Winkel

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Mastering Revit Structure 2009
Whether you're a structural engineer, designer, or draftsperson making the move to BIM, you'll dramatically increase productivity and become a Revit Structure expert with the techniques, workflows, and previously undocumented tips and tricks in this thorough reference and tutorial.
Book Duration 13h 1m Book Authors By David J. Harrington, Eric Wing, Jamie D. Richardson, Thomas S. Weir

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Construction Delays: Understanding them Clearly, Analyzing them Correctly, Second Edition
Explaining the different categories of delays, this book addresses the concept of concurrency and also non-critical delays, and discusses the more common approaches used for measuring and analyzing delays - and the strengths and weaknesses associated with them.
Book Duration 4h 40m Book Authors By Brian J. Furniss, J. Scott Lowe, Mark F. Nagata, Theodore J. Trauner, Jr., William A. Manginelli

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