This up-to-the-minute text addresses all facets of successful construction project management in today’s complex environments. Construction Project Management introduces all key players in the process, walks through each project phase, and presents tools for effectively managing both people and projects.
Now 262 pages – over 100 pages longer than the previous edition – the guide includes full-color photos and illustrations, a new, easier-to-read layout, and substantial content updates. Also included in the fourth edition are 43 Position Statements from ASCC, details on ACI Certification programs, and an appendix introducing several legal issues of interest to concrete contractors.
For 100 years, PCA has provided technical guidance to the concrete practitioner on how to design and control concrete mixtures. Many advances have been made in concrete technology over the decades ranging from new materials and testing methods, to improved concrete properties and construction practices. Concrete construction today follows a mantra of quicker, stronger, more durable, more resilient, and more sustainable. That story is proudly displayed within the pages of this centennial edition of Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures.
Developed as a handy, easy-to-use resource for electrical estimators, contractors, electricians, and apprentices, the Electrical Field Reference Handbook is the ultimate desk and field reference. Now updated to the National Electrical Code 2008, it covers the most frequently used on-the-job information, such as: standard symbols for blueprints, drawings, and instrumentation, key formulas and calculations, common NEC 2008 tables, motor and transformer calculations, and more. A section devoted to first aid and OSHA safety standards demonstrates the book's commitment not only to accuracy and currency, but also to safety. With a durable, spiral-bound format perfect for work in the field and a straightforward writing style, this book provides electricians with at-your-fingertips information virtually any time and any place it is needed.
This handbook is designed to provide the most up to date information for building energy efficient homes in Florida's hot humid climate. The 9th edition reflects the Florida Building Code - 6th edition (2017), which became effective on December 31, 2017.
This manual is intended to provide standards (shown in boldface) and corresponding guidelines (commentary) for the erection of plant-produced precast and prestressed concrete products, and to establish a level of quality that will be recognized and respected by the construction industry.
The ADC has produced the 5th Edition of the Flexible Duct Performance & Installation Standards (a 28-page manual) for use and reference by designers, architects, engineers, contractors, installers and users for evaluating, selecting, specifying and properly installing flexible duct in heating and air conditioning systems.
This book helps readers understand the fundamental concepts of sustainable design and green building practices, which will soon become common practice on every project. It is also intended as a practical study guide for the LEED Green Associate exam, with a step-by-step study guide and an assessment (a practice exam with 80 questions and a focused discussion for each example). This book includes a discussion on why this topic is important to understand, practice, and teach along with practical examples of methods that are being used to increase a project’s environmental performance and additional study resources/references.
High Pressure Boilers continues to be the leading resource for preparing for high pressure boiler operator and facility operating engineer licensing. This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the safe and efficient operation of high pressure steam boilers and related equipment. The latest combustion control technology, as well as EPA regulations and their implications, are covered in this edition. Each chapter includes case studies to enhance learning as well as a separate chapter with test-taking tips and six sample exams.
Topics include pipe and tube data, valves, fittings, flanges and gaskets, offsets and calculations—the answers to all your questions. You’ll especially appreciate the pipe layout, piping prints, oxy-acetylene set-up, pipe welding and pipe rigging sections, which are easy to understand, yet extremely detailed.
Thoroughly updated to reflect the 2017 National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®), this authoritative resource explains the principles and practices of electric transmission and distribution line construction, operation, and maintenance. You will get comprehensive coverage of the newest equipment, techniques, and procedures along with current OSHA, ANSI, and ASTM regulations. Throughout, detailed illustrations and photos make it easy to understand the material, and self-test questions and exercises reinforce key concepts.