Facilities Engineering and Management Handbook

Facilities Engineering and Management Handbook

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Get the big picture in facility management and engineering for greater safety, efficiency, and economy A complete desktop reference, Facilities Engineering and Management Handbook -- by Paul Smith, Anand Seth, Roger Wessel, David Stymiest, William Porter and Mark Neitlich -- gives you all the tools you need for analyzing, comparing, anticipating, and managing the implications of engineering, maintenance, operating, and design decisions, and integrating facility systems for best results. The Handbook's life-cycle approach helps you put all relevant issues in context -- cost, durability, maintainability, operability, safety, and more -- so you can: Make farsighted, well-integrated decisions Coordinate architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, HVAC, control instrumentation, and other needs in any type of building Handle today's concerns and technologies, such as smart buildings and telecommunications networks Visualize solutions with hundreds of illustrations Find information on all needed codes and standards governing facility design, installation, operation, and maintenance Evaluate loads on mechanical and other systems Use computer-aided systems Prepare a whole-facility economic analysis Apply useful guidance on complex specialized facilities, such as airports and industrial process plantsa€”plus integrated complexes such as malls and government installations Plan for and integrate fire, safety, security, data, communications, lightning, controls, fuel, power, plumbing, and many other types of systemsAs you glance through this book, youa#39;ll find that Facilities Engineering and Management Handbook can help youaquot; *Make farsighted, well-integrated facilities and building engineering, and management decisions *Coordinate architectural, ...

Title:Facilities Engineering and Management Handbook
Author:Paul Richard Smith, Anand K. Seth
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing - 2001-01-01


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