Engineering and Construction Law and Contracts

ISBN-10: 0135033527
ISBN-13: 9780135033524
Edition: 2011
Authors: Janet K. Yates
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Description: ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION LAW & CONTRACTS, 1/e is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to engineering and construction law and contracts, written from the perspective of practicing engineers and construction professionals. Dr. J. K. Yates covers  More...

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Book details

List price: $104.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 10/22/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.662
Language: English

ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION LAW & CONTRACTS, 1/e is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to engineering and construction law and contracts, written from the perspective of practicing engineers and construction professionals. Dr. J. K. Yates covers key issues through examples and case studies, minimizing the use of legal terminology, and explaining all essential legal terms in the common vernacular. This text's broad coverage encompasses these and many other topics: labor, environmental, and sustainability law; professional ethics; tort law; agency relationships; real property law; firm ownership; contracts, including terms and conditions; government contracting; change orders; dispute resolution; risk management and construction insurance; and international legal issues, including arbitration.

Dedication
Preface
About the Author
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The United States and other Legal Systems
The United States Federal and State Court Systems
United States Labor Laws that affect Engineers and Constructors
Environmental and Sustainability Laws that affect Engineers and Constructors
Engineering Professional Ethics
Engineering and Professional Registration and the Contractor Licensing Process
Agency Relationships
Tort Law
Legal Issues related to Real Property
Forms of Ownership of Firms
Forming Engineering and Construction Contracts
Contracts for Engineering and Construction Services
Contract Terms and Conditions
Specifications
Government Contracting
Changes
Contract Dispute Resolution Techniques
Risk Management and Construction Insurance
International Law, Contracts, and Arbitration
International Summary
United States Constitution
The Engineering and Health History of Love Canal
American Society of Civil Engineers Code of Ethics
Codes of Ethics
Suggested Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor for Construction
Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Engineer for Professional Services
Short Form of Agreement Between Owner and Engineer for Professional Services
Standard General Conditions of the Construction Contract
Guide to the Preparation of Supplementary Conditions
Guidelines on Construction Industry Arbitration Rules and Mediation Procedures

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