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Power System Analysis and Design, SI Edition (Paperback, 6th edition): Thomas J. Overbye, J. Duncan Glover, Mulukutla S. Sarma Power System Analysis and Design, SI Edition (Paperback, 6th edition)
Thomas J. Overbye, J. Duncan Glover, Mulukutla S. Sarma
R1,020 R874 Discovery Miles 8 740 Save R146 (14%) Ships in 15 - 25 working days

Learn the basic concepts of power systems along with the tools you need to apply these skills to real world situations with POWER SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN, 6E. This new edition highlights physical concepts while also giving necessary attention to mathematical techniques. The authors develop both theory and modeling from simple beginnings so that you can readily extend these principles to new and complex situations. Software tools, including PowerWorld (R) Simulation, and the latest content throughout this edition aid you with design issues while introducing you to the most recent trends in the field today.

Fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering, International Edition (Paperback, 5th edition): Nagaratnam Sivakugan, Braja M. Das Fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering, International Edition (Paperback, 5th edition)
Nagaratnam Sivakugan, Braja M. Das
R1,010 R864 Discovery Miles 8 640 Save R146 (14%) Ships in 15 - 25 working days

Discover the essential components of two market-leading engineering texts in one powerful combined book. FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING, 5E offers a concise blend of critical information from Braja Das' market leading PRINCIPLES OF GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING and PRINCIPLES OF FOUNDATION ENGINEERING. This valuable, cohesive book focuses on the fundamental concepts of both soil mechanics and foundation engineering without the distraction of excessive details or cumbersome alternatives. A wealth of worked-out examples and useful supporting figures help you master key concepts and gain essential problem-solving skills. Prestigious authors Das and Sivakugan carefully balance today's most current research with practical field applications in a proven approach that has made Das' books undisputed leaders in the field. Accompanying resources, including MindTap, further reinforce the key geotechnical engineering skills you need.

Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings (Paperback, 4th Edition): Stephen Emmitt Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings (Paperback, 4th Edition)
Stephen Emmitt
R937 R877 Discovery Miles 8 770 Save R60 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The updated edition of the authoritative and comprehensive guide to construction practice The revised fourth edition of Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings expands on the resource that has become a standard text on the construction of buildings. The fourth edition covers the construction of larger-scale buildings (primarily residential, commercial and industrial) constructed with load bearing frames in timber, concrete and steel; supported by chapters on offsite construction, piling, envelopes to framed buildings, fit-out and second fix, lifts and escalators, building pathology, upgrading and demolition. The author covers the functional and performance requirements of the main building elements as well as building efficiency and information on meeting the challenges of limiting the environmental impact of buildings. Each chapter includes new "at a glance" summaries that introduce the basic material giving a good understanding of the main points quickly and easily. The text is fully up to date with the latest building regulations and construction technology. This important resource: Covers design, technology, offsite construction, site assembly and environmental issues of larger-scale buildings including primarily residential, commercial and industrial buildings constructed with load bearing frames Highlights the concept of building efficiency, with better integration of the topics throughout the text Offers new "at a glance" summaries at the beginning of each chapter Is a companion to Barry's Introduction to Construction of Buildings, fourth edition Written for undergraduate students and those working towards similar NQF level 5 and 6 qualifications in building and construction, Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings is a practical and highly illustrated guide to construction practice. It covers the materials and technologies involved in constructing larger scale buildings.

Sanitary Plumbing Service in South Africa (Paperback, 3rd ed): B.H. Clark Sanitary Plumbing Service in South Africa (Paperback, 3rd ed)
B.H. Clark
R391 R345 Discovery Miles 3 450 Save R46 (12%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

This work deals comprehensively with the engineering aspects of hot and cold water reticulation and sanitary plumbing above ground and drains below ground in South Africa.

Modern Construction Management (Paperback, 7th Edition): Frank Harris, Ronald McCaffer, Francis Edum-Fotwe Modern Construction Management (Paperback, 7th Edition)
Frank Harris, Ronald McCaffer, Francis Edum-Fotwe
R1,188 R1,097 Discovery Miles 10 970 Save R91 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This new edition of a core undergraduate textbook for construction managers reflects current best practice, topical industry preoccupations and latest developments in courses and fundamental subjects for students.

While the construction process still requires traditional skills, changes over recent decades today demand improved understanding of modern business, production and contractual practices. The authors have responded accordingly and the book has undergone a thorough re-write, eliminating some of the older material and adding new processes now considered essential to achieving lean construction. Particular emphasis is given, for example, to supply chains and networks, value and risk management, BIM, ICT, project arrangements, corporate social responsibility, training, health and welfare and environmental sustainability.

"Modern Construction Management "presents construction as a socially responsible, innovative, carbon-reducing, manager-involved, people-orientated, crisis-free industry that is efficient and cost effective. The overall themes for the Seventh Edition are: Drivers for efficiency lean construction underpinning production management and off-site production methods.Sustainability reflecting the transition to a low carbon economy.Corporate Social Responsibility embracing health & safety, modernistic contracts, effective procurement, and employment issues.Building Information Management directed towards the improvement of construction management systems.

The comprehensive selection of worked examples, based on real and practical situations in construction management and methods will help to consolidate learning. A companion website at www.wiley.com/go/MCM7 offers invaluable support material for both tutors and students: Solutions to the self-learning exercisesPowerPoint slides with discussion topicsJournal and web references

Structured to reflect site, business and corporate responsibilities of managers in construction, the book continues to provide strong coverage of the salient elements required for developing and equipping the modern construction manager with the competencies and skills for both technical and business related areas.

Principles of Electric Machines and Power Electronics (Hardcover, 3rd Edition): P.C. Sen Principles of Electric Machines and Power Electronics (Hardcover, 3rd Edition)
P.C. Sen
R6,181 Discovery Miles 61 810 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

"Principles of Electric Machines and Power Electronics, Third Edition" combines the traditional areas of electric machinery with the latest in modern control and power electronics. Multi-machine systems, brushless motors, and switched reluctance motors are covered, as well as constant flux and constant current operation of induction motors. Additional material is included on new solid state devices such as Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors and MOS-Controlled Thyristors.

The how-to of building - Practical building guide (Paperback, 3rd ed): G.C. Alexander, G.D. Alexander The how-to of building - Practical building guide (Paperback, 3rd ed)
G.C. Alexander, G.D. Alexander 1
R395 R326 Discovery Miles 3 260 Save R69 (17%) In stock

Anyone interested in building will benefit from reading this comprehensive overview of the building industry written around the National Building Regulations SANS 10400 from terminology and processes to methods and products, The How-To of Building is an informative book on the building process. This edition of The How-To of Building has been fully updated, with new sections added, keeping readers completely up-to-date with all the methodologies and processes in the building industry. Heavily supported by graphics, the book is written for everyone, from building science students and architectural professionals to contractors and homeowners. This is a book directed at facilitating the reader in calculating building cost more accurately. The book is full of prices and labour rates with more information on products rather than processes.

Hughes Electrical and Electronic Technology (Paperback, 12th New edition): Edward Hughes, John Hiley, Ian McKenzie Smith, Keith... Hughes Electrical and Electronic Technology (Paperback, 12th New edition)
Edward Hughes, John Hiley, Ian McKenzie Smith, Keith Brown
R1,706 Discovery Miles 17 060 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

All engineers need to understand the fundamental principles of electrical and electronic technology. This best-selling text provides a clear and accessible introduction to the area, with balanced coverage of electrical, electronic, and power engineering.

Urban Land Economics (Paperback, 6th ed. 2003): Jack Harvey, Ernie Jowsey Urban Land Economics (Paperback, 6th ed. 2003)
Jack Harvey, Ernie Jowsey
R1,851 R1,513 Discovery Miles 15 130 Save R338 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The sixth edition of Urban Land Economics fully update the popular and well-established text examining economics as applied to property. It clearly shows how economic analysis can be applied to economic problems associated with land and explores ways in which the allocation of land resources can be improved. Urban Land Economics is an excellent course companion for courses in land and property economics. This edition has added features including chapter summaries and questions to make it the ideal course companion.

Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering (Int'l Ed) (Paperback, 7th edition): Warren L. McCabe, Julian Smith, Peter Harriott Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering (Int'l Ed) (Paperback, 7th edition)
Warren L. McCabe, Julian Smith, Peter Harriott
R2,034 R1,780 Discovery Miles 17 800 Save R254 (12%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering, 7th edition continues its lengthy, successful tradition of being one of McGraw-Hill's oldest texts in the Chemical Engineering Series. Since 1956, this text has been the most comprehensive of the introductory, undergraduate, chemical engineering titles available. Separate chapters are devoted to each of the principle unit operations, grouped into four sections: fluid mechanics, heat transfer, mass transfer and equilibrium stages, and operations involving particulate solids. Now in its seventh edition, the text still contains its balanced treatment of theory and engineering practice, with many practical, illustrative examples included. Almost 30% of the problems have been revised or are new, some of which cover modern topics such as food processing and biotechnology. Other unique topics of this text include diafiltration, adsorption and membrane operations.

Construction Management Strategies - A Theory of Construction Management (Paperback): Milan Radosavljevic, John Bennett Construction Management Strategies - A Theory of Construction Management (Paperback)
Milan Radosavljevic, John Bennett
R1,255 R1,185 Discovery Miles 11 850 Save R70 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

An authoritative textbook on construction management offering a clear model for understanding theoretical aspects.

The construction industry has become a truly global network of interconnected stakeholders making demands which require the involvement of skilled workforces from all over the world. "Construction Management" "Strategies "sets the foundations for understanding and managing construction's inherent complexity and uniqueness. It establishes clear definitions of commonly accepted terms like built environment, construction, civil engineering, etc. which are often given confusing and conflicting interpretations. It cuts through the plethora of overlapping role titles currently used in the construction sector that make it difficult to establish how projects are actually managed.

"Construction Management Strategies" Offers a robust and consistent theoretical basis to explain the performance of the main approaches to construction management.Describes corporate and project management in construction as an integrated whole.Provides the basic toolkit a student needs to think through the practical situations they will later face.Helps bring the theory of construction management to international students who struggle to find a solid grounding in this complex and fragmented subject.Includes a companion website featuring a wealth of directly transferable examples for students, as well as PPT slides and topic discussion ideas for lecturers.

Cost Control in Building Design (Paperback): Roger Flanagan, Brian Tate Cost Control in Building Design (Paperback)
Roger Flanagan, Brian Tate
R1,470 R1,340 Discovery Miles 13 400 Save R130 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Cost control and cost planning are an integral part of quantity surveying and construction management courses.
This new book on building design uses programmed learning to demonstrate the ideas of cost control and cost planning, from first principles through practice. Worked examples are used throughout the concise and easily accessible text.

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