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Cost Estimation: Methods and Tools (Wiley Series in Operations Research and Management Science)Presents an accessible approach to the cost estimation tools, concepts, and techniques needed to support analytical and cost decisions Written with an easy-to-understand approach, Cost Estimation: Methods and Tools provides comprehensive coverage of the quantitative techniques needed by professional cost estimators and for those wanting to learn about this vibrant career field. Featuring the underlying mathematical and analytical principles of cost estimation, the book focuses on the tools and m…

The Blacksmith's Craft: A Primer of Tools & MethodsGet that metal hot and start hammering! Setting up your own forge and crafting everyday items is easier than you might think. With simple methods, easy-to-follow photographs, and insightful tips, you’ll soon be creating items of lasting beauty and durability from iron and steel….

BIM and Construction Management: Proven Tools, Methods, and WorkflowsA sleeker, more comprehensive approach to construction projects BIM and Construction Management, Second Edition is a complete integration guide, featuring practical advice, project tested methods and workflows, and tutorials for implementing Building Information Modeling and technology in construction. Updated to align with the latest software editions from Autodesk, Trimble and Bentley, this book provides a common sense approach to leveraging BIM to provide significant value throughout a projec…

Big Data and Social Science: A Practical Guide to Methods and Tools (Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences)Both Traditional Students and Working Professionals Acquire the Skills to Analyze Social Problems. Big Data and Social Science: A Practical Guide to Methods and Tools shows how to apply data science to real-world problems in both research and the practice. The book provides practical guidance on combining methods and tools from computer science, statistics, and social science. This concrete approach is illustrated throughout using an important national problem, the quantitative study of innovati…

Research Methods: A Tool for Life (3rd Edition)   How psychological research makes a difference in everyday lives   Research Methods: A Tool for Life introduces readers to the importance of scientific research in every day life. Updated in the third edition, this text presents current research that engages students with familiar issues. Discussions of controversies in psychology stimulate student interest while explaining important methodological concepts, which helps students understand how new research emerges.   Learning …

Public Administration Research Methods: Tools for Evaluation and Evidence-Based PracticeStudents intending to manage public organizations – ranging from local city offices to nonprofit organizations to many other types of organizations – have a specific set of needs from a methods course. These individuals will need exposure to a wide range of research tools and sufficient comprehension of these tools to read the results of research critically. Increasingly, managers are also finding it necessary to conduct their own research to address their organization’s needs – that is, practic…

Spectral Methods in MATLAB (Software, Environments, Tools)This is the only book on spectral methods built around MATLAB programs. Along with finite differences and finite elements, spectral methods are one of the three main technologies for solving partial differential equations on computers. Since spectral methods involve significant linear algebra and graphics they are very suitable for the high level programming of MATLAB. This hands-on introduction is built around forty short and powerful MATLAB programs, which the reader can download from the Worl…

Managerial Analytics: An Applied Guide to Principles, Methods, Tools, and Best Practices (FT Press Analytics)The field of analytics is rapidly evolving, making it difficult for professionals and students to keep up the most current and effective applications.  Managerial Analytics will help readers sort through all these new options and identify the appropriate solution. In this reference, authors Watson, Nelson and Cacioppi accurately define and identify the components of analytics and big data, giving readers the knowledge needed to effectively assess new aspects and applications. Building on this f…

Managing Public Relations: Methods and ToolsFocusing on the day-to-day matters of running a PR operation, Managing Public Relations is the first book to balance both corporate and agency needs while addressing the management of a public relations function. Its unique approach stresses the function of PR within the larger scope of business, showing students how to think like their future bosses and colleagues and making them more competitive in today’s job market. Features* Gives students the business know-how they need in order to succeed…

The SPIN Selling Fieldbook: Practical Tools, Methods, Exercises, and ResourcesPut into practice today’s winning strategy for achieving success in high-end sales! The SPIN Selling Fieldbook is your guide to the method that has revolutionized big-ticket sales in the United States and globally. It’s the method being used by one-half of all Fortune 500 companies to train their sales forces, and here’s the interactive, hands-on field book that provides the practical tools you need to put this revolutionary method into action­­immediately. The SPIN Selling Fieldbook includes…