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 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, 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
Author(s): Edited by Peter F Pallett and Ray Filip
Publication date: 17 December 2018
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Temporary Works: Principles of design and construction provides authoritative and comprehensive guidance on temporary works for practising engineers.
With contributions from over thirty industry experts, this is the only reference book to cover all sub-specialities of temporary works within a single volume. Informed by the latest UK Regulations
Author(s): Roderick Pettigrew, Heating and Ventilating Contractors' Association
Publication date: 30 November 2004
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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
This book is a specially published section of the larger work ICE manual of construction materials. Polymers and Polymer Fibre Composites are sections 6 and 7 of the two volume work. ICE manual of construction materials is an invaluable resource for practising civil and structural engineers in consulting firms, government agencies, research institu
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
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
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
Author(s): James Parkin, University of Technology, Sydney
Publication date: 13 May 1996
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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