Directories in Print

Author: Charles B. Montney

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Construction contracting

Author: Richard Hudson Clough,Glenn A. Sears

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 584

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After thirty years, it's still the reference professionals and students turn to... In almost every season and business climate, Construction Contracting has been the cornerstone of the professional's library-an all-in-one handbook and blueprint on successfully running and managing a construction operation. Written by two veterans of the industry, Construction Contracting outlines some of the most useful construction practice techniques and technological tools available today as well as the keys to turning a construction operation into an efficient, high-profit business. Fully updated for the '90s, the new Sixth Edition describes new forms of contracting, such as design build, as well as the growing role of computers in a construction business. It also features expanded coverage of such basics as cost estimating, bidding, contracts, and contract bonds as well as the latest developments in insurance, labor law, and labor relations. Effective new business methods as well as important inside tips on successfully managing project time and project cost are also reviewed. With many ready-to-use forms, including the latest from the AIA, CSI, AGC, and AAA, the newest edition of Construction Contracting is a complete working resource for the construction professional in the field or office and an indispensable preparatory tool for students.
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Leadership Challenge

Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783527503742

Category: Executive ability

Page: 382

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Through research, interviews and the experience of hundreds of managers, Kouzes and Posner show how leadership can be learned and mastered by all. Readable, interesting, and up-to-date. Highly recommended.--Library Journal.
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Terrestrial Vegetation of California, 3rd Edition

Author: Michael Barbour,Todd Keeler-Wolf,Allan A. Schoenherr

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520249554

Category: Nature

Page: 712

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"This completely new edition of Terrestrial Vegetation of California clearly documents the extraordinary complexity and richness of the plant communities and of the state and the forces that shape them. This volume is a storehouse of information of value to anyone concerned with meeting the challenge of understanding, managing or conserving these unique plant communities under the growing threats of climate change, biological invasions and development."—Harold Mooney, Professor of Environmental Biology, Stanford University "The plants of California are under threat like never before. Traditional pressures of development and invasive species have been joined by a newly-recognized threat: human-caused climate change. It is essential that we thoroughly understand current plant community dynamics in order to have a hope of conserving them. This book represents an important, well-timed advance in knowledge of the vegetation of this diverse state and is an essential resource for professionals, students, and the general public alike."—Brent Mishler, Director of the University & Jepson Herbaria and Professor of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley
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Handbuch des Kathodischen Korrosionsschutzes

Theorie und Praxis der elektrochemischen Schutzverfahren

Author: Walter von Baeckmann,W. Schwenk

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527625739

Category: Science

Page: 560

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Seit dem Erscheinen der ersten Auflage vor fast 30 Jahren ist das Handbuch des kathodischen Korrosionsschutzes zu einem Klassiker geworden. Der Erfolgstitel liegt nun in der vierten Auflage vor. Kathodischer Korrosionsschutzes hat in den vergangenen Jahren nichts an seiner Bedeutung verloren - er ist auch heute noch eines der wichtigsten Verfahren des Korrosionschutzes überhaupt. Auf einigen Gebieten wie dem Schutz von Stahlbeton ist seine Bedeutung sogar noch gewachsen. Gut zehn Jahre nach dem Erscheinen der dritten Auflage musste in vielen Bereichen eine Neubearbeitung durchgeführt werden. Das gilt - wie bereits bei früheren Auflagen - für die Messtechnik zum Nachweis der ausreichenden Schutzwirkung mit der praktischen Anwendung bei Rohrleitungen und Fragen der Beeinflussung durch Gleichströme sowie die Wirkung von Wechselspannungen. Im Bereich der Korrosion bilden die verschiedenen Arten der Risskorrosion und die Wechselstromkorrosion Schwerpunkte der Überarbeitung. Auf dem Gebiet der Messtechnik und der Umhüllungsschäden wurden neuartige Beschriebungen der elektrischen Eigenschaften von Beschichtungsfehlstellen entwickelt. Die vierte Auflage erscheint in einer Zeit der verstärkten internationalen Zusammenarbeit - insbesondere bei der Normung - und eines zunehmenden Sicherbeitsbedarfs. Deshalb dient das Handbuch auch der Wissenserhaltung mit allen zugehörigen Grundlagenwissenschaften und gegebenenfalls auch zur Basis von Qualifikationsnachweisen. Wieder haben zahlreiche Fachleute aus der Industrie ihr Fachwissen zum weltweit einzigartigen Standardwerk über alle Anwendungsbereiche der elektrochemischen Korrosionsschutzverfahren beigetragen. Dabei wurde Wert auf lückenlose Querverweise zwischen den einzelnen Kapiteln und einheitliche bzw. normgerechte Terminologie gelegt. Das Handbuch ist nicht nur unentbehrlich für Unternehmen für kathodischen Schutz, sondern ist für alle Personen, die sich mit Korrosion und Korrosionsschutz beschäftigen, zum Nachschlagen und zur Weiterbildung geeignet.
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The FIDIC Forms of Contract

Author: Nael G. Bunni

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118658655

Category: Law

Page: 872

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In September 1999, FIDIC introduced its new Suite of Contracts,which included a “new” Red, Yellow, Silver and Greenforms of contract. The “new” Red Book was intended toreplace the 1992 fourth edition of the Red Book, with the ambitionthat its use would cease with time. This ambition has notmaterialised and is unlikely to do so in the future. Despite the importance of the 1999 Forms, there has been verylittle published on the new concepts adopted in them and how theyinteract with the previous forms. This important work considersthese aspects together with the many developments affecting thefourth edition of the Red Book that have taken place since 1997,when the second edition of this book was published, and relatesthem to key contracting issues. It is written by a charteredengineer, conciliator and international arbitrator with wideexperience in the use of the FIDIC Forms and in the various disputeresolution mechanisms specified in them. Important features of this book include: · background and concepts of the various forms ofcontract; · a detailed comparison of the wording of the1999 threemain forms, which although similar in nature; it neverthelesssignificantly differs in certain areas where the three formsdiverge due to their intended purpose; · analysis of the rights and obligations of the partiesinvolved in the contract and the allocation of risksconcerned; · a range of ‘decision tree’ charts, analysingthe main features of the 1992 Red Book, including risks,indemnities and insurances, claims and counterclaims, variations,procedure for claims, programme and delay, suspension, payments andcertificates, dispute resolution mechanisms, and disputeboards; · a much enlarged discussion of the meaning of“claim” and “dispute” and the types ofclaim with a discussion of the Notice provision in the 1999 formsof contract for the submittal of claims by a contractor and by anemployer; · the FIDIC scheme of indemnities and insurancerequirements; and the methods of dispute resolution provided by thevarious forms of contract; and · five new chapters in this third edition, the first fourchapters deal with each of the 1999 forms and the fifth chapter isconfined to the topic of Dispute Boards.
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Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 364110498X

Category: History

Page: 528

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Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.
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Operations Research

Einführung

Author: Frederick S. Hillier,Gerald J. Liebermann

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3486792083

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 868

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Aus dem Inhalt: Was ist Operations Research? Überblick über die Modellierungsgrundsätze des Operations Research. Einführung in die lineare Programmierung. Die Lösung linearer Programmierungsprobleme: Das Simplexverfahren. Stochastische Prozesse. Warteschlangentheorie. Lagerhaltungstheorie. Prognoseverfahren. Markov-Entscheidungsprozesse. Reliabilität. Entscheidungstheorie. Die Theorie des Simplexverfahrens Qualitätstheorie und Sensitivitätsanalyse Spezialfälle linearer Programmierungsprobleme. Die Formulierung linearer Programmierungsmodelle und Goal-Programmierung. Weitere Algorithmen der linearen Programmierung. Netzwerkanalyse einschließlich PERT-CPM. Dynamische Optimierung. Spieltheorie. Ganzzahlige Programmierung. Nichtlineare Programmierung Simulation. Anhang. Lösungen für ausgewählte Übungsaufgaben.
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Moderne Betriebssysteme

Author: Andrew S. Tanenbaum

Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH

ISBN: 9783827373427

Category: Betriebssystem

Page: 1239

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Spezielle Wortschätze und ihre Kodifizierung in deutschen Wörterbüchern

Tradition, Konstanz und Wandel

Author: Undine Kramer

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 311023467X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 477

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This volume covers more than 200 years of recording specific language in German explanatory dictionaries. For the first time, the comparative analysis of six dictionaries from the 18th to the 20th century provides reliable data which subject areas were covered lexicographically and which special methods of marking were used. Nautical language serves as an example to show constancy and changes in adding new specific vocabularies in the above mentioned time period. A broad overview of specific language research since the 19th century rounds off the book.
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World Ocean Assessment

Author: World Ocean Assessment team

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316510018

Category: Science

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Site characterization progress report

Yucca Mountain, Nevada

Author: United States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management

Publisher: N.A

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Category: Radioactive waste disposal in the ground

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The New Strawbale Home

Author: Catherine Wanek

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 9781586852030

Category: Architecture

Page: 188

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Although straw bale construction is beginning to enter the mainstream, many people continue to wonder what a straw bale house looks like. The New Strawbale Home answers definitively, "Anything you want!" Innovative architects and builders are reinventing this century-old technology to create thick-walled modern houses of unsurpassed natural beauty. The New Strawbale Home compiles floor plans and images from thirty cutting-edge homes across North America, from California to Quebec, New Mexico to New England, showcasing a spectrum of regional styles and personal aesthetic choices. This practical guide discusses varying climate considerations and essential design details for problem-free construction and low maintenance, and also points out the ecologically friendly, energy-saving aspects of straw bale construction. The New Strawbale Home beautifully illustrates how building with straw bales allows for maximum personal creativity-whether the finished product is an urban home, a country hideaway, or anything in between. The New Strawbale Home includes information on budget considerations, code compliance, siting for energy efficiency, structural systems, and finishing touches. Also included are the valuable insights and experience of architects, contractors, and owner-builders, plus an extensive resource section. Author and photographer Catherine Wanek organized the building of a straw bale greenhouse in 1992 and has been an advocate for straw bale construction ever since. She produced and directed the Building with Straw video series, and spent nearly five years publishing and editing The Last Straw Journal. Her first book, The Art of Natural Building, was published in 2002. Wanek lives in Kingston, New Mexico.
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The Directory of Directories

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ISBN: N.A

Category: Directories

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An annotated guide to business and industrial directories, professional and scientific rosters, and other lists and guides of all kinds.
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