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McGraw-Hill Construction Locator (McGraw-Hill Construction Series) - Building Codes, Construction Standards, Project... McGraw-Hill Construction Locator (McGraw-Hill Construction Series) - Building Codes, Construction Standards, Project Specifications, and Government Regulations (Hardcover, New)
Joseph A. MacDonald
R1,955 Discovery Miles 19 550 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days


If you're a building professional, here's your chance to slash untold hours of bureaucratic legwork from your schedule--with the "McGraw-Hill Construction Locator."

Packed with a wealth of time-saving and budget-preserving solutions, this unique, 600-page resource delivers clear, where-to-find-it directions to: Building codes Building documents Construction standards Project specifications Federal and state regulations Government services And more


The "McGraw-Hill Construction Locator" is much more than a directory. It also gives you descriptions and contact information for the nearly 500 organizations that develop and produce these documents, codes and standards. Plus, the book follows the universally accepted CSI Master Format, to help accelerate your searches even more.


Written by a 40-year veteran of the construction industry, the "McGraw-Hill Construction Locator" is the resource you'll turn to again and again during every project. It promises to dramatically minimize the time you spend wrangling paperwork - and maximize the time you can spend doing what you do best. "Companion web site features exclusive content "

Managing a Construction Firm on Just 24 Hours a Day (Paperback, Ed): Matt Stevens Managing a Construction Firm on Just 24 Hours a Day (Paperback, Ed)
Matt Stevens
R731 R567 Discovery Miles 5 670 Save R164 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Run your construction firm more efficiently, with less risk and increased profitability. Industry expert Matt Stevens reveals dozens of behind-the-scenes secrets to managing your firm better than your competitors, explaining everything you need to know about the make-or-break areas of estimating, pricing, bidding, and project management.This in-depth, hands-on guide to the day-to-day business of contracting delivers an invaluable collection of best practices, time-saving business tactics, forms to help you stay organized, and real-world examples of effective reports and other vital management information. From acquiring work and keeping projects on track to managing your people and dealing with common problems, Stevens draws upon his extensive experience and industry observations to show you the smarter way to run your construction business in today's competitive markets. It offers 24-hour tools for success: 130+ best practices for improving and expanding your contracting business; 25+ time- and cost-saving forms, templates, and checklists for estimating, pricing, bidding, marketing, preconstruction planning, scheduling, budgeting, short interval planning, close out, financial management, accounting, administration, and more 100+ illustrations and examples to help you apply the insights.

Clarifier Design: WEF Manual of Practice No. FD-8 (Hardcover, Ed): Water Environment Federation Clarifier Design: WEF Manual of Practice No. FD-8 (Hardcover, Ed)
Water Environment Federation
R3,282 Discovery Miles 32 820 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days


. Written by some of the world's most knowledgeable authorities on wastewater clarification, "Clarifier Design" helps readers make fully informed decisions about this essential step in the wastewater cleansing process. .

. Contrasting traditional methods with the many leading-edge choices in clarifier design approaches, the text establishes criteria and protocols for decision-making. For potential buyers evaluating clarifier effectiveness for their particular situations, for vendors wanting to demonstrate the superiority of their designs, for designers creating new variations or products, for anyone who needs to compare the many types and configurations of clarifiers that are available and in use -- there is no better choice that than this manual from the Water Environment Federation..

. "Clarifier Design" is the most complete and useful treatise available on wastewater clarification. Its demystifying explanations will help everyone approach the process and its technologies with more understanding, confidence -- and clarity..

. A One-Stop Reference Source for the Entire Wastewater Clarification Process . Traditional and leading-edge methods. Objective approaches to analyzing and improving clarifier design. Latest information on software modeling. Complete instructions for field testing. Step-by-step evaluation based on resources and needs. New Design Efficiency (DE) standard for wastewater clarifiers. Integration with solids-handling facilities. Wastewater clarification approaches in Europe . Circular and rectangular clarifiers. "Nuts and bolts" details on processes and equipment. Key parameters for clarification. Performancemonitoring and control equipment. Assessing vendor claims. Demonstrating product superiority.

. Introduction * Primary Clarifier Design Concepts and Considerations * High-Rate And Wet Weather Clarifier Design Concepts And Considerations * Secondary Clarifier Design Concepts and Considerations * Tertiary Clarifier Design Concepts and Considerations * Mathematical Modeling of Secondary Settling Tanks * Field Testing * Circular Clarifiers * Rectangular Clarifiers * Clarifier Performance Monitoring and Control * International Approaches * Interaction of Clarifiers with Other Facilities. . . . .

Structure (Hardcover, New Ed): Kim Taylor Structure (Hardcover, New Ed)
Kim Taylor
R274 R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Save R52 (19%) Out of stock

This is part of a series of eight books that provide the basis of scientific knowledge with clear, detailed explanations of the major concepts.

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