Contracts and the Legal Environment for Engineers and Architects

ISBN-10: 0070182396

ISBN-13: 9780070182394

Edition: 5th 1995

Authors: Joseph T. Bockrath

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Desk-top guide to your professional rights and obligationsAre you prepared for legal problems that could easily come up in your practice? Will you know when it's wise to call a lawyer and how to work with him or her for outcomes favorable to you?In a new edition that takes a keen look at how the law is adapting to fast-changing technology, Contracts and the Legal Environment for Engineers & Architects, Sixth Edition, by Joseph T. Bockrath, gives you a sound foundation in basic legal principles, emphasizing yourown area of contracts and specifications. This savvy advisor uses illustrations drawn from recent litigation to help you understand:*Types of contracts*Performance or breach of contract obligations*Termination of contracts*Contracts for construction and engineering services...advertising for bids...proposals*Contract clauses relating to finances, including damage claims, extras, partial and withheld payments*Professional liability of architects and engineers*Much, much more
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List price: $96.88
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 672
Size: 7.60" wide x 9.56" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.156
Language: English

I Law of Contracts
Types of Contracts
Formation Principles
Conditions and Third-Party Beneficiaries
Construction and Interpretation
Performance or Breach of Contract Obligations
Termination of Contracts
Application to Construction Contracts
Contracts for Construction and Engineering Services
Advertising for Bids
Contract Clauses-General Conditions
Contract Clauses Relating to Finances
Specifications for Workmanship
Specifications for Materials
Some Legal Matters of Concern to Design Professionals
Professional Liability of Architects and Engineers
Insurance and Bonds
Real Property
Water Rights
Intellectual Property
The Engineer's Role in a Lawsuit Before and During Trail
Arbitration of Disputes
Federal Law of Importance to Design Professionals
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