Surveying and Engineering:
Principles and Practice
Principles and Operating Practices of Surveying and Building
By David Gibson, Neil
Hanney, Peter Rushforth, Stuart Smith, Catherine Walsh, Gary Workman
Key Principles in
is a complex industry, operating with ever changing legislative
needs, new materials and technologies, and constant demands on
Professionals are now expected to deliver a
broad spectrum of skills and competencies, and this new textbook
will help them achieve this.
Whilst other textbooks concentrate on
individual topics, this brings together the key principles and
operating practices of surveying and building engineering. It will
enable the practitioner of the future to appreciate the interface
between both technical and procedural requirements, identifying
barriers and conflicts.
The textbook is ideal for final year
undergraduates in building surveying, construction management and
quantity surveying, and will provide a core resource for the
BSc(Hons) degree in building engineering developed in conjunction
with the Association of Building Engineers. It will also provide a
handy quick reference for practitioners, drawing as it does on a
wealth of experience, both academic and professional, from the
About The Authors:
Professor Paul Watson is Head of Construction
at Sheffield Hallam University.
David Gibson is Chief Executive of the
Association of Building Engineers.
Other joint authors (Peter Rushforth, Stuart
Smith, Neil Hanney, Richard Davis, Garry Workman) are senior
lecturing staff at Sheffield Hallam University and Catherine Walsh
works in private practice. The majority of the author group have had
wide practical industry experience
Table of Contents:
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION.
CHAPTER 2 PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF
CHAPTER 3 MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH AND SAFETY AT
CHAPTER 4 BUILDING ADAPTATION.
CHAPTER 5 FIRE SAFETY.
CHAPTER 6 ADVANCED BUILDING CONTROL.
CHAPTER 7 Sustainable Construction
Soft-cover, 304 pages