Guaranteed packaging. Yates covers key issues through examples and case studies, minimizing the use of legal terminology, and explaining all essential legal terms in the common vernacular. Dr. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. This text’s broad coverage encompasses these and many other topics: labor, and sustainability law; professional ethics; tort law; agency relationships; real property law; firm ownership; contracts, including terms and conditions; government contracting; change orders; dispute resolution; risk management and construction insurance; and international legal issues, environmental, including arbitration.
New. No quibbles returns. Engineering and construction law & contracts, 1/e is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to engineering and construction law and contracts, written from the perspective of practicing engineers and construction professionals. J. K. Mint Condition.
In addition the author provides an overview of other important construction-related topics, methods of dispute resolution, construction safety, surety bonds, construction insurance, including the procurement process for construction contracts, and construction labor laws. The fundamentals of contract law are presented, along with an in-depth treatment of the construction topics which most frequently result in litigation illustrated by example cases.
Construction contracts 3e was written to serve as a learning tool and reference guide. The 3rd edition incorporates many changes in construction law, regulation, and practice that have occurred during the past decade. The book is of a managable size for a one-semester course and suitable for undergraduate or graduate construction or architecture students.
Statistics for Business and Economics 12th Edition
Statistics in action case studies open each chapter with a recent, or high-profile business issue, controversial, motivating students to critically evaluate the findings and think through the statistical issues involved. Exercises draw on actual business situations and recent economic events so that students can test their knowledge throughout the course.
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Reengineering the Corporation: A Manifesto for Business Revolution Collins Business Essentials
Michael hammer and james champy have updated and revised their milestone work for the New Economy they helped to createpromising to help corporations save hundreds of millions of dollars more, raise their customer satisfaction still higher, and grow ever more nimble in the years to come. The most successful business book of the last decade, Reengineering the Corporation is the pioneering work on the most important topic in business today: achieving dramatic performance improvements.
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Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Architecture, Engineering and Construction 5th Edition
Elementary engineering concepts and step-by-step design principles are introduced in a straightforward manner and supported by over 320 illustrations and 500 photographs. HarperBusiness. The book provides comprehensive, easy-to-understand introductory coverage of mechanical and electrical systems in buildings.
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Construction Scheduling: Principles and Practices 2nd Edition
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Construction Methods and Management 8th Edition
Units and metric si units and is the only text to present concrete formwork design equations and procedures using both measurement systems. It incorporates both customary U. S. HarperBusiness. Comprehensive and up-to-date, the text integrates major construction management topics with an explanation of the methods of heavy/highway and building construction.
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Construction Project Management: A Complete Introduction
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Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, Ninth Edition
Examples and illustrations showcase the latest equipment models and end-of-chapter summaries and homework problems reinforce salient points. You will explore construction economics, earthwork, and soil and rock properties. HarperBusiness. Publisher's note: products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.
Fully updated coverage of construction planning techniques and equipment technologyConstruction Planning, Ninth Edition, follows in the footsteps of previous editions by laying out the fundamentals of machine utilization and production estimating in a logical, Equipment and Methods, simple, and concise format.
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Construction Project Management 4th Edition
This up-to-the-minute text addresses all facets of successful construction project management in today’s complex environments. This edition presents new technologies, including new approaches to collaboration, statistics, techniques, trends, project delivery, and career information throughout, and continuous improvement.
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Students also master modern tools for estimating, scheduling, control, and feedback. HarperBusiness. It first introduces the modern industry and profession, presenting emerging trends, roles, contractual arrangements, and opportunities. The text provides many charts and images, as well as real-world sidebars authored by industry-leading professionals.
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Construction Contracting: Business and Legal Principles 2nd Edition
Chapter topics cover the law and the construction industry; contract formation, suspensions, and other contract relationships; an overview of the prime contract—its format and major components; owner-construction contractor prime contract “red flag” clauses; labor agreements; purchase order and subcontract agreements; insurance contracts; surety bonds; joint-venture agreements; bid and proposals; mistakes in bids; breach of contract; contract changes; differing site conditions; delays, force majeure, and terminations; liquidated damages, privity of contract, and time extensions; allocating responsibility for delays; constructive acceleration; common rules of contract interpretation; documentation and records; construction contract claims; and dispute resolution.
It emphasizes the more common case law holdings and industry customs that help avoid troublesome legal issues during the completion of a project. HarperBusiness. Used book in Good Condition. Exceptionally practical and authoritative, this introduction to construction contracting as it applies to typical, every-day situations explains “theoretical” ideas in terms of what really happens in practice.
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