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Disturbed Soil Properties and Geotechnical Design, Second Edition

Author(s): Andrew Schofield and Stuart Haigh
Publication date: 22 November 2017
ISBN: 9780727761552
Stock level: In stock
£83.50
Read ICE President Professor Lord Robert Mair's foreword to the second edition of Disturbed Soil Properties Disturbed Soil Properties and Geotechnical Design, Second edition describes the developments leading to the Original Cam Clay model, focusing on fundamentals of the shearing of soil. The first edition explained and illustrated fallacies in

Managing Projects for Success: A Trilogy

Author(s): Hamilton, Consultant
Publication date: 01 January 2001
ISBN: 9780727734976
Stock level: Low stock
£111.75
Managing Projects for success is a 'how to do it' book of considerable value to practitioners and students alike. It provides the challenge of theory application through a series of exercises and is comprehensively illustrated. Managing Projects for Success equips the reader with specialist skills that can be immediately applied in practice and

People and Organizational Management in Construction, 2nd edition

Author(s): Shamil Naoum
Publication date: 24 May 2011
ISBN: 9780727741516
Stock level: In stock
£41.50
People and Organizational Management in Construction, Second edition, applies management concepts to the construction industry, addressing the ways construction organizations can seek to improve their performance and effectiveness by understanding human and organizational behaviour. Using case studies and examples from the construction industry, th

Payment under the Construction Contracts Legislation

Author(s): Roderick Pettigrew, Heating and Ventilating Contractors' Association
Publication date: 30 November 2004
ISBN: 9780727730008
Stock level: Low stock
£84.75
This is an authoritative and up-to-date review of current construction industry payment practices under Part II of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 for the construction industry. It provides clear and practical guidance on some of the key features of the Act, notably the payment procedures and corresponding structures. Wit

Achieving Results: How to Create Value

Author(s): Roy Woodhead and James McCuish
Publication date: 01 January 2003
ISBN: 9780727731845
Stock level: Low stock
£54.80
A company's ability to quickly adapt to the changing demands and requirements of its customers has become an essential requirement for it's long-term survival. Managers must not limit their thinking to 'just' the product or project's value but more importantly what will make customers prefer their offerings to those presented by rivals. It's about

Graphics for Urban Design, Second edition

Author(s): Bally Meeda
Publication date: 13 August 2018
ISBN: 9780727761712
Stock level: In stock
£60.50
Producing a graphical representation of an urban design, town planning or regeneration project is an essential aspect of the design process. How do practitioners use these graphics to best effect and how are created most effectively? Graphics for Urban Design provides guidance on how to use graphic techniques to stimulate and communicate ideas t

Structural systems: behaviour and design Volume 2: Spatial structural systems, foundations and dynamics

Author(s): Leonidas Stavridis
Publication date: 08 October 2010
ISBN: 9780727741073
Stock level: In stock
£82.50
Promoting and underlining the importance of structural thinking, Structural Systems: Behaviour and Design will provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of the behaviour of a wide range of structural systems based on the load-carrying mechanisms involved. Bringing together a wide array of structural types and covering the behaviour and des

Management Decisions for Engineers

Author(s): James Parkin, University of Technology, Sydney
Publication date: 13 May 1996
ISBN: 9780727725011
Stock level: Low stock
£55.00
Decision making is at the heart of managing. It is the retraceable expression of the process of organizing. Good decisions produce good outcomes for both the organization and the manager, and careers May be made or broken by a single decision. This book is a guide, designed for engineering managers, to the theory and practice of how good decisio

Long-term hazard to drinking water resources from landfills

Author(s): P. Spillmann, T. Dorrie and M. Struve
Publication date: 26 February 2009
ISBN: 9780727735133
Stock level: Low stock
£131.25
The co-disposal of domestic waste with industrial waste can represent a serious hazard to prime sources of drinking water throughout the world. Containing the latest research on the risks to groundwater over time, this book provides a scientific case for more sustainable landfill construction - over overwhelming implications for changes in waste ma

Coating Protection for Reinforcement

Author(s): Comité Euro-International du Béton
Publication date: 07 April 1995
ISBN: 9780727735386
Stock level: Low stock
£27.55
This state of the art report provides an in-depth, comprehensive technical survey of the three main coating protection systems for steel reinforcement: hot-dip galvanizing epoxy-coating PVC-coating