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Historic Concrete: The Background to Appraisal

Author(s): Edited by James Sutherland, Dawn Humm and Mike Chrimes
Publication date: 14 December 2001
ISBN: 9780727728753
Stock level: Low stock
£126.20 £157.75
In the last 100 years concrete has had a greater impact on our surroundings and indirectly on our way of life than any other material. This historical overview of the structural use of concrete will provide a valuable source of information for those dealing with this legacy. Britain has a vast number of concrete structures of varying ages. While th

Civil Engineering Heritage: London and the Thames Valley

Author(s): Edited by Denis Smith
Publication date: 11 December 2001
ISBN: 9780727728760
Stock level: Low stock
£22.20 £27.75
This book deals with the civil engineering heritage of the capital and Thames Valley. The development of London has attracted the design and construction skills of a range of eminent civil engineers and contractors. The work of Sir Marc and I K Brunel, the Rennie family, Robert Stephenson, William Cubitt, Sir Joseph Bazelgette, and many others is i

Has Your House Got Cracks? A homeowner's guide to subsidence and heave damage, Second edition

Author(s): Freeman, Driscol and Littlejohn
Publication date: 01 December 2001
ISBN: 9780727730893
Stock level: Low stock
£30.40 £38.00
This guide was commissioned by the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Building Research Establishment to provide practical guidance for homeowners whose properties have been affected by subsidence, or heave, or who are concerned by the potential risk of damage. The first, best-selling, edition dealt specifically with the problems associated

Properties and Use of Coal Fly Ash

Author(s): Lindon Sear, Quality Ash Association
Publication date: 15 October 2001
ISBN: 9780727730152
Stock level: Low stock
£76.80 £96.00
This book draws together a large quantity of research that has been carried out on pulverised fuel ash (PFA) over the past 30 years. Fuel ash and fly ash are produced as waste from burining coal (or waste materials) and have many uses within the construction industry such as in concrete land reclamation, treating oil and sewage wastes, bricks and b

A Short Course in Soil and Rock Slope Engineering

Author(s): Noel Simons, Bruce Menzies and Marcus Matthews
Publication date: 28 September 2001
ISBN: 9780727728715
Stock level: Low stock
£76.80 £96.00
This new addition to the 'Short Course' series combines both soil and rock slope engineering - in effect, two short courses - in one concise volume. Like its acclaimed companion volume A Short Course in Foundation Engineering, this book focuses on the essentials, explaining simple methods of stability analysis and applying them to a wide range of p

Manual of Numerical Methods in Concrete: Modelling and Applications Validated by Experimental and Site-Monitoring Data

Author(s): M Y H Bangash, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 27 July 2001
ISBN: 9780727729460
Stock level: Low stock
£188.20 £235.25
The modelling of constitutive equations to represent the isotropic and anisotropic behaviour of concrete in structures remains one of the most difficult tasks in structural engineering. At present, analyses on concrete structures are carried out for elastic, plastic and cracking conditions under static and dynamic and blast loads. The behaviour of

FRP composites: Life Extension and Strengthening of Metallic Structures: ICE Design and Practice Guide

Author(s): Edited by S S J Moy
Publication date: 01 July 2001
ISBN: 9780727730091
Stock level: Out of stock
£23.20 £29.00
Fibre reinforced polymer composites have been used for many years in the aircraft and shipbuilding industries. They are now being used in a variety of construction applications where their light weight, high strength, stiffness, durability, and ease of installation makes them cost-effective. This is particularly the case in the repair and rehabilit

Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Engineering: Volume two - Application

Author(s): D. M. Potts and L. Zdravkovic, Imperial College
Publication date: 25 May 2001
ISBN: 9780727727831
Stock level: Low stock
£104.00 £130.00
This comprehensive new two-volume work provides the reader with a detailed insight into the use of the finite element method in geotechnical engineering. As specialist knowledge required to perform geotechnical finite element analysis is not normally part of a single engineering degree course, this lucid work will prove invaluable. It brings togeth

Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Engineering: Theory and Application

Author(s): David M Potts and Lidija Zdravkovic, Imperial College
Publication date: 01 May 2001
ISBN: 9780727728128
Stock level: Low stock
£184.20 £230.25
This comprehensive new two-volume work provides the reader with a detailed insight into the use of the finite element method in geotechnical engineering. As specialist knowledge required to perform geotechnical finite element analysis is not normally part of a single engineering degree course, this lucid work will prove invaluable. It brings togeth

Managing Projects for Success: A Trilogy

Author(s): Hamilton, Consultant
Publication date: 01 January 2001
ISBN: 9780727734976
Stock level: Low stock
£89.40 £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

Structural Detailing in Steel

Author(s): M Y H Bangash, Consulting engineer
Publication date: 01 December 2000
ISBN: 9780727734761
Stock level: Low stock
£60.40 £75.50
Construction time constraints are partly responsible for the increasingly prevalent use of structural steel. The need for swift completed framework and fabrication is of paramount importance. This extensive manual looks at the various aspects of steel construction. It covers the full scope of structural steelwork detailing, including fundamentals,

Dynamics of Estuarine Muds

Author(s): R Whitehouse, R Soulsby, W Roberts and H Mitchener, HR Wallingford
Publication date: 03 November 2000
ISBN: 9780727728647
Stock level: Low stock
£71.20 £89.00
The ability to predict the movement of cohesive sediment within coastal, estuarine or inland waters has a significant economic and ecological importance in the development of new engineering works and the maintenance of existing installations. Dynamics of estuarine muds clearly describes the most up-to-date developments in this field and contains i

Principles of Estimating

Author(s): Trevor Holroyd, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 11 August 2000
ISBN: 9780727727633
Stock level: Low stock
£44.00 £55.00
Current practice on most contracts dictates that the engineer deals with engineering matters and the quantity surveyor covers the commercial aspects. As a result, engineers have become increasingly uneasy at setting rates, evaluating claims and of pricing work generally. This book provides engineers with a sound all round ability and commercial ade

The Role of Cost Saving and Innovation in PFI Projects

Author(s): Construction Industry Council
Publication date: 02 June 2000
ISBN: 9780727728791
Stock level: Low stock
£66.00 £82.50
As PFI matures, inevitably questions are being asked about the role of cost saving and innovation. This publication presents the findings of a study designed to test the proposition that PFI will yield value for money by stimulating innovation. It surveys people responsible for managing the purchasing, designing, building and operation of PFI proje

A Short Course in Foundation Engineering, 2nd edition

Author(s): N. Simons, University of Surrey and B. Menzies, GDS Instruments Ltd
Publication date: 01 June 2000
ISBN: 9780727727510
Stock level: Low stock
£76.80 £96.00
Although there are now a large number of computer programmes for solving all sorts of foundation design problems, the need to check these outputs by 'hand-calculation' has become vitally important. This book concentrates on getting the fundamentals right and then using them in practical applications. The book is illustrated with numerous worked

The Diary of William Mackenzie

Author(s): Edited by David Brooke
Publication date: 11 May 2000
ISBN: 9780727728302
Stock level: Low stock
£28.60 £35.75
History has not been kind to the memory of William Mackenzie. While the names of Telford and Stephenson continue to be well known today, that of William Mackenzie, one of the most important figures in the engineering world during the first half of the nineteenth century, has slipped from prominence.The Institution of Civil Engineers has now publish

Integral bridges: A fundamental approach to the time temperature loading problem

Author(s): George England, Imperial College, Neil Tsang, University of Strathclyde, and David Bush, Highways Agency
Publication date: 18 February 2000
ISBN: 9780727735416
Stock level: Low stock
£35.80 £44.75
In recent years, integral bridges have become increasingly popular in the UK. The Highways Agency standard now requires, where possible, that all new bridges with a length of less than sixty metres should be of integral form. In addition, it has been found that, due especially to the problems and costs associated with failed expansion joints, integ

Asphalts in Road Construction

Author(s): Edited by Robert N Hunter, Hunter & Edgar
Publication date: 09 January 2000
ISBN: 9780727727800
Stock level: Low stock
£95.00 £118.75
This book is an essential guide to all facets of asphalt technology as applied to the construction and maintenance of highways and reflects the very best of UK asphalt and pavement technology. Written by an international team of leading experts, it covers all aspects of fully flexible road construction from foundation design through to surface trea

FIDIC Conditions of Contract for EPC/Turnkey projects

Author(s): FIDIC
Publication date: 31 December 1999
ISBN: 9782884320214
Stock level: Low stock
£34.40 £43.00
Conditions of Contract for EPC Turnkey Projects, which are recommended where one entity takes total responsibility for the design and execution of an engineering project. Under the usual arrangements for this type of contract, the entity carries out all the Engineering, Procurement and Construction: providing a fully-equipped facility, ready for op

FIDIC Short Form of Contract

Author(s): FIDIC
Publication date: 31 December 1999
ISBN: 9782884320245
Stock level: In stock
£29.50
These Conditions of Contract are recommended for engineering and building work of relatively small capital value. However, depending on the type of work and the circumstances, the Conditions may be suitable for contracts of considerably greater value. They are considered most likely to be suitable for fairly simple or repetitive work or work of sho

FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build

Author(s): FIDIC
Publication date: 31 December 1999
ISBN: 9782884320238
Stock level: Low stock
£43.00
Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build, which are recommended for the provision of electrical and/or mechanical plant, and for the design and execution of building or engineering works. Under the usual arrangements for this type of contract, the Contractor designs and provides, in accordance with the Employer's requirements, plant and/or

FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction Red Book

Author(s): FIDIC
Publication date: 31 December 1999
ISBN: 9782884320221
Stock level: Low stock
£42.75
Conditions of Contract for Construction, which are recommended for building or engineering works designed by the Employer or by his representative, the Engineer. Under the usual arrangements for this type of contract, the Contractor constructs the works in accordance with a design provided by the Employer. However, the works may include some elemen

Civil Engineering Construction Contracts, 2nd edition

Author(s): Michael O’Reilly, Kingston University
Publication date: 13 December 1999
ISBN: 9780727727855
Stock level: Low stock
£35.80 £44.75
This book provides a solid background on various principal civil engineering contracts including the ICE 6th, the NEC2, the Arbitration and Conciliation Acts and the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1998. It also includes commentary on the ICE 7th and international contracts. The book provides a concise introduction to contract

Cable Stayed Bridges, 2nd edition

Author(s): René Walther, Bernard Houriet, Walmar Isler, Pierre Moïa and Jean-François Klein, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Publication date: 27 October 1999
ISBN: 9780727727732
Stock level: Low stock
£95.00 £118.75
The cable stayed bridge is an elegant, economical and efficient structure. Virtually unknown 40 years ago, these bridges have become increasingly important as their properties have been more fully understood. They have recently proved to be highly cost-effective for short to medium spans. The second edition of this extremely popular book has bee

Wind Loading: A Practical Guide to BS 6399-2

Author(s): Nicholas Cook, Wind Engineering Consultant
Publication date: 22 October 1999
ISBN: 9780727727558
Stock level: Low stock
£62.20 £77.75
All buildings in the UK must now adhere to the recently published wind code BS 6399-2. The introduction of a new code is often traumatic, especially so in this case,as the previous code has been in place for 25 years. The author's considerable practical knowledge of wind engineering, together with his involvement in drafting this standard and hi

Extending Performance of Concrete Structures

Author(s): Edited by Ravindra K Dhir and Paul A J Tittle
Publication date: 01 October 1999
ISBN: 9780727728203
Stock level: Low stock
£60.60 £75.75
Extending Performance of Concrete Structures forms the Proceedings of the one day International Seminar held during the Congress, Creating with Concrete, 6-10 September 1999, organised by the Concrete Technology Unit, University of Dundee. Topics discussed include developments in materials and use in new construction. The themes of the seminar were

Water and Wastewater Project Development

Author(s): Frank Rendell, Institut National des Sciences Appliquees, Rennes
Publication date: 10 September 1999
ISBN: 9780727727114
Stock level: Low stock
£56.40 £70.50
The book provides instruction and guidance on the evaluation and decision-making processes involved in the conception and realisation of water and wastewater engineering projects. It describes how requirements are assessed for both water supply and sewerage systems, how solutions are specified to meet those demands and how systems are designed, ins

Infrastructure Planning

Author(s): James Parkin and Deepak Sharma, University of Technology, Surrey
Publication date: 01 July 1999
ISBN: 9780727727473
Stock level: Low stock
£67.80 £84.75
This book introduces engineers to the principles and procedures necessary for infrastructure planning in rapidly developing regions. It covers the technical methods required in planning for infrastructure provision from base-line studies and problem definition through to the sepcification for a set of projects. The book also discusses the political

Site Management for Engineers

Author(s): Trevor Holroyd, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 06 May 1999
ISBN: 9780727727367
Stock level: Low stock
£35.80 £44.75
Newly qualified engineers often find that the skills required when they enter the workplace are different from the skills they learnt throughout their education and training. This may result in them feeling disadvantaged in a world of work which is strictly commercial. This book presents, in concise and clear terms, the various aspects of site mana

Vibration of Solids and Structures Under Moving Loads

Author(s): Ladislav Fryba, Research Institute of Transport, Prague
Publication date: 01 May 1999
ISBN: 9780727735393
Stock level: Low stock
£67.80 £84.75
This book analyses the effects of moving loads on elastic and inelastic solids, elements and parts of structures and on elastic media, namely beams, continuous beams, beams on elastic foundations, rigid-plastic beams and thin-walled beams, frames, arches, strings, plates elastic spaces and half spaces etc. Vibrations in these structures are produce

The Philosophy of Risk

Author(s): John C Chicken, Consultant and Tamar Posner, Safety Assessment Federation
Publication date: 15 April 1999
ISBN: 9780727726667
Stock level: Low stock
£31.20 £39.00
This book gives decision-makers a logical overall philosophy of risk that will enable them to make sound and consistently defensible decisions about the acceptability of risk. The authors examine a variety of activities - as diverse as major industrial projects and medicine, finance and sport, transport and manufacturing - to identify the factors c

Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Engineering: Volume One - Theory

Author(s): D. M. Potts and L. Zdravkovic, Imperial College
Publication date: 09 April 1999
ISBN: 9780727727534
Stock level: Low stock
£104.00 £130.00
This comprehensive new two-volume work provides the reader with a detailed insight into the use of the finite element method in geotechnical engineering. As specialist knowledge required to perform geotechnical finite element analysis is not normally part of a single engineering degree course, this lucid work will prove invaluable. It brings togeth

Effective Training for Civil Engineers, 2nd edition

Author(s): H Macdonald Steels, Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 01 February 1999
ISBN: 9780727727091
Stock level: Low stock
£25.00 £31.25
The demand for a second edition of this highly practical book proves that there remains a need for answers to the most frequently asked questions by trainees and their mentors throughout the construction industry, which still seems reluctant to train employees for any role apart from the one originally envisaged for them. Constant restructuring and

Strategic Procurement in Construction

Author(s): Andrew Cox
Publication date: 01 May 1998
ISBN: 9780727725998
Stock level: Low stock
£33.20 £41.50
This book explores the appropriateness of procurement strategies in certain situations. It argues that organisations should develop strategically aligned supply chains to deliver predictable and sustained performance improvements and asserts that the assumption that one approach is appropriate to manage all cirumstances is flawed.It provides a fram

Introduction to Cable Roof Structures, 2nd edition

Author(s): H A Buchholdt, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 15 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727726247
Stock level: Low stock
£49.44 £61.80
The second edition of this book provides structural engineers with a concise introduction to the architectural, structural and technological aspects of cable roofs, and supplies sufficient information for engineers to carry out their own designs. The improved methods for generating wind and earthquake histories have been included as the trend in mo

Concrete in Coastal Structures

Author(s): Edited by Richard T L Allen
Publication date: 09 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727736376
Stock level: Low stock
£58.44 £73.05
Many types of structure are subject to maritime conditions, and construction and maintenance of coastal structures is a major part of the construction workload of any country bordering the sea. This book is a comprehensive source of information for all who are concerned with the commissioning, design, construction or maintenance of concrete structu

Structural Appraisal of Iron Framed Textile Mills: ICE Design and Practice Guide

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 09 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727727138
Stock level: Low stock
£15.60 £19.50
This guide begins with a broad overview of mill building structures and their development, illustrated with examples of mill construction details. It then moves on to discuss measures that may be needed to ensure compliance with modern Building Regulations. Historical and modern evidence is presented to show that the robustness of these old buildin

Geotechnical Engineering of Landfills

Author(s): N Dixon, Nottingham Trent University, E J Murray, Murray Rix Geotechnical and D R V Jones, Golder Associates (UK)
Publication date: 08 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727727084
Stock level: Low stock
£58.60 £73.25
Geotechnical engineering of landfills is a symposium designed to provide a forum for the presentation of recent developments in the design, construction and operation of landfills facilities. The papers presented in this volume bring together expertise and experience from industry, academia and the Environment Agency. Specific areas highlighted inc

Guidelines for the Supplementary Load Testing of Bridges

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers, National Steering Committee for the Load Testing of Bridges
Publication date: 08 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727727374
Stock level: Out of stock
£19.00 £23.75
As of January 1999, under European Union ruling, 40 tonne vehicles have been allowed on UK roads, leading to a challenging programme of bridge assessment. In order to determine the true load carrying capacity of bridges and to avert a vast programme of unnecessary bridge strengthening and replacement schemes, bridge owners are turning increasingly

River and Channel Revetments: A Design Manual

Author(s): Manuela Escarameia, HR Wallingford
Publication date: 01 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727726919
Stock level: Low stock
£67.80 £84.75
This comprehensive manual provides extensive information on the types of revetment available and provides guidance on the choice and design of these systems. With regard to natural and artificial watercourses information is included on revetments that incorporate some form of structural protection and revetments which combine this protection with v

Dynamics of Marine Sands

Author(s): Richard Soulsby
Publication date: 01 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727725844
Stock level: Low stock
£74.80 £93.50
The practical engineer looking for an urgent solution to a sediment-related project often finds that the results of the relevant academic research are published in unfamiliar language in publications that are not easily available. Dynamics of marine sands bridges the gap between academic research and practical applications by summarising the resear

Revetment Systems Against Wave Attack: A Design Manual

Author(s): Kirsty McConnell, HR Wallingford
Publication date: 01 January 1998
ISBN: 9780727727060
Stock level: Low stock
£62.20 £77.75
This book discusses the functions of revetments and the different aspects of structural performance. It includes example specifications and calculations that enable the engineer to choose the most stable, appropriate and cost-effective revetment system for a given situation. The book guides the engineer through the design process, from identifying

Appraisal and Repair of Reinforced Concrete

Author(s): R Holland, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 17 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725837
Stock level: Low stock
£31.20 £39.00
This book provides guidance on appraisal and repair of reinforced concrete building structures. It addresses the problems related to reinforced concrete, corrosion of reinforcement, cracking, cathodic protection and protective coatings, and it highlights the advantages and/or problems of each while explaining the methods and options available.

Communication for Professional Engineers, 2nd edition

Author(s): W. Scott, Consultant and Bertil Billing, Consultant Engineer
Publication date: 11 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726308
Stock level: Low stock
£22.20 £27.75
The skill of communicating effectively is rarely an inherited gift and the majority of people, who are not blessed with this instinctive flair, have to work hard to develop and acquire the ability. Communication for professional engineers is a practical and down-to-earth guide to all the techniques you can use to improve your communication skill

The Management of Setting out in Construction: ICE Design and Practice Guide

Author(s): Edited by Jim Smith
Publication date: 11 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726148
Stock level: Low stock
£30.40 £38.00
There are few tasks in surveying that carry more onerous responsibilities than setting out. The financial cost of mistakes can be horrendous and completely out of proportion to the perceived value of the task. Setting out is just one part of a complex series of processes which spans the whole project from inception to final construction and beyond.

Highway Maintenance Handbook, 2nd Edition

Author(s): Edited by Ken Atkinson, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 10 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725318
Stock level: Low stock
£107.80 £134.75
In recent years, highway maintenance has become a high profile topic, owning to the greater travel potential of the general public and to the impact of roadworks on commerce following the swing away from rail transport. Highway maintenance was once a low-key activity, but it is now being treated as an important consideration in the overall cost of

Construction Project Management: Getting it Right First Time

Author(s): John Woodward, Consultant
Publication date: 10 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725578
Stock level: Low stock
£45.80 £57.25
'Its breadth and depth commend it to everybody who needs to refresh, or extend their knowledge of the subject…It covers the full range of techniques from the hard basics of network analysis to the softer but vital human aspects. It centres upon the management of construction projects but draws in and illuminates the points where the techniques are

Preparing International Proposals

Author(s): Robert E Bartlett, Consultant, Germany
Publication date: 10 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725820
Stock level: Low stock
£35.64 £44.55
The modern engineer has two key tasks: successfully completing projects and working to win the next one. In the past, a proposal may have been little more than a brief letter, accompanied by one or two CVs. Now, to tempt prospective clients, engineers have to submit a comprehensive document consisting of one hundred pages or more of text and calcul

Ground Anchorages and Anchored Structures

Author(s): Edited by G S Littlejohn, University of Bradford
Publication date: 10 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726070
Stock level: Low stock
£76.80 £96.00
This volume presents the proceedings of the first major international conference for over twenty years on the state-of-the-art of ground anchorage technology. Leading researchers and practitioners from around the world came together to discuss all the aspects of design, construction and performance of ground anchorages for the use in stabilisation

Civil Engineering Heritage: Wales and West Central England, 2nd edition

Author(s): Edited by Roger Cragg
Publication date: 08 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725769
Stock level: Low stock
£24.84 £31.05
First published in 1985, this new edition of Civil Engineering Heritage: Wales and West Central England covers Wales and the Western part of central England from Cheshire in the north to just south of Bristol. This book has been substantially revised and updated to provide a much greater spread and depth of coverage, and describes many examples of