This book is a specially published section of the larger work ICE manual of construction materials.
ICE manual of construction materials is an invaluable resource for practising civil and structural engineers in consulting firms, government agencies, research institutes, universities and colleges. Its highly practical approach will guide and train readers towards achieving expertise in the use of major and emerging construction materials.
Section 5 of the two-volume manual, Metals and alloys covers: the nature and behaviour of alloys; ferrous metals; aluminium; copper; zinc; titanium; and structural steel.
• Includes case studies, common problems and practical advice
• Suggested further reading and websites at the end of each chapter
• Sustainability, durability and recycling assessed throughout