General Reference

Presenting Technical Data to a Non-Technical Audience

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$49.95
E-book Price: 
$29.95
In Stock Date: 
01/30/2019

Francis J. Hopcroft

The presentation of technical data is both an art form and a necessary part of any engineer’s job. Most engineers are not anywhere near as conversant with the tools or nuances of presenting technical data, particularly to an audience of nontechnical persons, such as at a public meeting, a meeting of a board of selectmen or aldermen, or at a city council, for example.

Concise Encyclopedia of Construction Terms and Phrases

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$149.95
E-book Price: 
$135.00
In Stock Date: 
11/12/2013

Karl F. Schmid

This is the first up-to-date, comprehensive reference on building construction terms and phrases to have been published in recent years. The coverage will be wide ranging from familiar terms like 'concrete' to arcane terms like 'elutriator.' Entries are explained in terms of their use in specific types of construction. Common construction math formulas are also explained.

Construction Estimating: A Step-by-Step Guide to a Successful Estimate

Construction Estimating: A Step-by-Step Guide to a Successful Estimate
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$48.95
E-book Price: 
$44.00
In Stock Date: 
09/30/2011

Karl F. Schmid

This pocket-sized book is a concise guide to the basics of estimating construction costs for residential and light commercial building projects. It provides a step-by-step guide to estimating the total cost of a construction project. It takes readers through five phases that lead to a successful estimate: initial assessment, work analysis, programming, costing and cost distribution and summarization.

Construction Crew Supervision: 50 Take Charge Leadership Techniques & Light Construction Glossary

Construction Crew Supervision
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$39.95
E-book Price: 
$33.00
In Stock Date: 
11/01/2009

Karl F. Schmid

In this construction supervisor’s pocket-sized manual, construction managers and field supervisors alike will find a concise tool kit of leadership skills to motivate and marshal workers onsite. It provides solid, common sense guidelines to preempt, use, and refer to, as problems arise—from unexpected work stoppages to getting better performance and productivity from all.

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