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The Construction Industry: Processes, Players, and Practices
The Construction Industry: Processes, Players, and Practices
by Ralph W Liebing
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This introductory book covers the entire construction industry as a whole -- with specific details, information, and directions -- as well as the impact and basic inner working of the industry in each project. It addresses three specific industry aspects:... (read more)

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Construction Business Management
Construction Business Management
by Nick Ganaway
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Less than half of construction firms are still in business after four years. Make sure your company thrives with essential – and very readable – guidance from a pro with 25 years’ success. Find out what it takes to build all aspects of... (read more)

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Residential & Light Commercial Construction Standards: The All-In-One, Authoritative Reference Compiled from Major Building Codes, Recognized Trade Cu
Residential & Light Commercial Construction Standards: The All-In-One, Authoritative Reference Compiled from Major Building Codes, Recognized Trade Cu
by R S Means
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A unique collection of industry standards that define quality in construction, this book provides authoritative requirements and recommendations compiled from the nation's leading professional associations, industry publications, and building code... (read more)

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Fiberglass Repair and Construction Handbook
Fiberglass Repair and Construction Handbook
by Jack Wiley
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Step-by-step instructions cover everything from safety precautions to materials selection to the final lamination process. Practice exercises offer hands-on experience for with glass cloth, mat, core materials, and resins. Information is provided on... (read more)

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Design & Control of Concrete Mixtur 13TH Edition
Design & Control of Concrete Mixtur 13TH Edition
by Steven H Kosmatka
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Portland Cement Association reference, dealing with fundamentals, cold weather concreting, curing, admixtures, aggregates, mixing, and much more.... (read more)

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Contractor's Pricing Guide: Residential Square Foot Costs (Means Contractor's Pricing Guides)
Contractor's Pricing Guide: Residential Square Foot Costs (Means Contractor's Pricing Guides)
by R S Means
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The complete guide to planning and budgeting the costs of new homes for builders. This quick reference Guide contains costs for 250+ different sizes and types of residences, with hundreds of easily applied modifications.... (read more)

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Understanding Injection Molding Technology
Understanding Injection Molding Technology
by Herbert Rees
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This introduction emphasizes the basic technical information specific to injection molding and the various technical problems faced when working in industry. The reader gains an understanding of machines, molds, injection molds, and the various molding... (read more)

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Basic Lumber Engineering for Builders with 3.5 Disk
Basic Lumber Engineering for Builders with 3.5 Disk
by Max Schwartz
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The beam and lumber requirements for your jobs aren't always clear, especially with changing building codes and lumber products. If you need to figure any type of on-the-job lumber engineering, this book will help fill the gap between what you can find... (read more)

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Visual Guide to Lock Picking
Visual Guide to Lock Picking
by Mark McCloud
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This is the definitive guide for learning the art of lock picking. Inside you will discover the secrets of the trade. By reading this book, practicing, and applying the methods introduced, you can successfully become a master at picking all the common... (read more)

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How to Survive and Prosper in the Construction Business (Basics for Builders)
How to Survive and Prosper in the Construction Business (Basics for Builders)
by Thomas N Frisby
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A checklist system that helps contractors organize, manage, and market a construction firm successfully. Topics include assessing the firm's capabilities, expanding & diversifying the role of the CEO, pre-construction planning, project management... (read more)

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Introduction to Building Physics
Introduction to Building Physics
by Carl Eric Hagentoft
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The state and operation of the building envelope--walls, roofs and foundation--are analyzed as well as the physical process components: heat, moisture and air transfer. These physical transport processes determine the performance of the building... (read more)

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Guide to the Leed AP Operations and Maintenance (O+M) Exam (Wiley Books on Sustainable Design)
Guide to the Leed AP Operations and Maintenance (O+M) Exam (Wiley Books on Sustainable Design)
by Michelle Cottrell
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Proven Strategies to Pass the LEED AP O+M Exam Here is the ideal study guide for understanding and preparing for the LEED AP O+M exam. Written by an expert who is a LEED consultant and partner at Green Education Services—a premier LEED exam... (read more)

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How to Open Locks with Improvised Tools: Practical, Non-Destructive Ways of Getting Back into Just about Everything When You Lose Your Keys
How to Open Locks with Improvised Tools: Practical, Non-Destructive Ways of Getting Back into Just about Everything When You Lose Your Keys
by Hans Conkel
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Practical, real-world solutions to lockouts. Learn to open doorknobs, deadbolts, car doors, padlocks, handcuffs, et cetera. This book sold out as Lock Bypass Methods, and has proven to be the best manual on keyless entry available. Since your resources... (read more)

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Contractor's Survival Manual
Contractor's Survival Manual
by William D Mitchell
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How to survive in hard times and succeed during the up cycles. Shows what to do when the bills can't be paid, finding money and buying time, transferring debt, and all the alternatives to bankruptcy.... (read more)

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Construction materials :types, uses, and applications
Construction materials :types, uses, and applications
by Caleb Hornbostel
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A single-source reference, correlating knowledge previously scattered throughout construction, architectural, engineering, chemical, and other technical books, journals, and manufacturers' literature. Provides an encyclopedic examination that lists... (read more)

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2006 Construction Labor Rates (Means Labor Rates for the Construction Industry)
2006 Construction Labor Rates (Means Labor Rates for the Construction Industry)
by Jeannene Murphy
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Pigments, Part 1 :Teatise on Coatings, Volume 3
Pigments, Part 1 :Teatise on Coatings, Volume 3
by Raymond R. Myers
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Complete Book of Locks & Locksmithing
Complete Book of Locks & Locksmithing
by Carl A Roper
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Building Trades Printreading Part 1 2 Volumes
Building Trades Printreading Part 1 2 Volumes
by Elmer Sundberg
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Practical Course in Modern Locksmithing New 1971 Edition
Practical Course in Modern Locksmithing New 1971 Edition
by Whitcomb Crichton
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