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Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland - Volume 3: 1890-1920

Author(s): Edited by R.C. McWilliam and M. Chrimes
Publication date: 27 August 2014
ISBN: 9780727758347
Stock level: In stock
£204.00 £255.00
The third volume of the authoritative source of information on the engineers who designed public works over the past 300 years. Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland discusses the lives of the people who were concerned with awe-inspiring engineering feats between the years 1891-1920 including building harbours a

Maintaining the Safety of our Dams and Reservoirs

Author(s): Edited by Andrew Pepper
Publication date: 21 August 2014
ISBN: 9780727760340
Stock level: Low stock
£126.20 £157.75
Maintaining the Safety of our Dams and Reservoirs covers a wide range of topics which are of direct relevance to all who work with dams and reservoirs, whether in the UK or abroad, be they owners, maintainers, designers or constructors. The changes to the UK's legislative frameworks for dam safety are covered, as are examples of the many environ

Risk Analysis and Management for Projects (RAMP), 3rd edition

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
Publication date: 02 July 2014
ISBN: 9780727741578
Stock level: In stock
£42.80 £53.50
Risk and uncertainty surround every human activity and influence everything we do. RAMP (Risk Analysis and Management for Projects) is a well-established framework for analysing and managing the risks involved in projects, whether large or small. With an emphasis on the strategic and financial aspects, this practical working guide will assist plann

Structural Engineering of Transmission Lines

Author(s): Peter Catchpole with Buck Fife
Publication date: 26 June 2014
ISBN: 9780727759887
Stock level: In stock
£92.60 £115.75
Structural Engineering of Transmission Lines provides practising engineers with a comprehensive guide to the structural behaviour of transmission lines and the successful management of transmission line projects. The authors bring together technical knowledge and industry advice to offer extensive practical guidance on the design, construction and

Core Principles of Soil Mechanics

Author(s): Sanjay Kumar Shukla
Publication date: 22 May 2014
ISBN: 9780727758477
Stock level: In stock
£30.20 £37.75
Core Principles of Soil Mechanics is a practical guide to the key concepts and latest developments in the field of soil mechanics. It explores the physical properties of soils and the behaviour of soil masses subjected to loads, as well as soil phases, classification and characteristics, stresses and fluid flow, consolidation, compressibility and c

Hydraulics for Civil Engineers

Author(s): Peter Wynn
Publication date: 20 May 2014
ISBN: 9780727758453
Stock level: Low stock
£30.20 £37.75
Hydraulics for Civil Engineers provides a thorough introduction to the principles of hydraulics and fluid mechanics. Combining core theories with the need for sustainable solutions, the book covers all the fundamental areas in hydraulics, including pressure in liquids, real flow in pipes, turbines and pumps, hydrology of surface water drainage, coa

Landslide Risk Assessment, 2nd edition

Author(s): E. Mark Lee and David K.C. Jones
Publication date: 13 December 2013
ISBN: 9780727758019
Stock level: In stock
£81.80 £102.25
Landslide Risk Assessment provides guidance to practitioners on establishing the likelihood and extent to which future slope failures could adversely impact society and affect people and property. The only book to focus on risk and landslides, using examples from across the globe, Landslide Risk Assessment examines a variety of approaches to landsl

The Contractors: The British contractors who built the world’s infrastructure

Author(s): Hugh Ferguson and Mike Chrimes
Publication date: 09 December 2013
ISBN: 9780727758309
Stock level: In stock
£36.80 £46.00
Fully illustrated in colour, The Contractors, is the first history of the challenges and adventures faced by British civil engineering contractors from their emergence with canal construction in the late-eighteenth century to the present day. Extraordinarily ambitious, largely unrecognised men who built the world's infrastructure - its roads and ra

Sustainable Infrastructure: Principles into Practice

Author(s): Charles Ainger and Richard Fenner
Publication date: 06 December 2013
ISBN: 9780727757548
Stock level: In stock
£44.00 £55.00
"The authors draw on their own experiences both in championing change within their organisations and also amongst peers in other organisations... There is little doubt that this will be a helpful reference for students, new entrants and practitioners." - The Environmentalist, August 2014 Sustainable Infrastructure: Principles into Practice is a

Car Park Designers Handbook, 2nd edition

Author(s): J.D. Hill, Glynn Rhodes and Steve Vollar
Publication date: 27 November 2013
ISBN: 9780727758149
Stock level: In stock
£95.00 £118.75
The Car Park Designers' Handbook provides essential guidance on those aspects of planning and design that will enable car parks to function efficiently and economically whilst being user-friendly. The new edition is a comprehensive reference tool which distils over 35 years of specialist knowledge and experience in car park design, repair and im

Principles of Pavement Engineering, 2nd edition

Author(s): N. Thom
Publication date: 29 October 2013
ISBN: 9780727758538
Stock level: In stock
£101.40 £126.75
The new edition of Principles of Pavement Engineering is a crucial guide for those involved in the science of pavement design. It provides an in-depth analysis of the principles underlying material behaviour, pavement design and maintenance, making it essential reading for pavement engineers and infrastructure experts who are faced with practical d

FIDIC Users’ Guide: 3rd edition: A Practical Guide to the Red, Yellow, MDB Harmonised and Subcontract Books

Author(s): B. Barr and L. Grutters (originally created by Brian Totterdill)
Publication date: 29 October 2013
ISBN: 9780727758569
Stock level: In stock
£83.50
“This work of reference brings professional insights into and practical solutions for the more contentious and controversial issues when dealing with FIDIC contracts.” Dr. Cyril Chern, Barrister, Dispute Board Federation FIDIC Users' Guide: A practical guide to the Red, Yellow, MDB Harmonised and Subcontract Books focuses on the practical admini

Shock Transmission Units in Construction

Author(s): Dinesh J. Patel
Publication date: 17 October 2013
ISBN: 9780727757135
Stock level: In stock
£58.80 £73.50
Recent earthquakes around the world have confirmed the potential for a large seismic event to cause unprecedented levels of destruction. Shock transmission units (STUs) have been used in several projects as one of the most effective instruments in preventing widespread damage from seismic activities and structural movement. Shock Transmission Units

Forensic Engineering: Informing the Future with Lessons from the Past

Author(s): Edited by John Carpenter
Publication date: 06 September 2013
ISBN: 9780727758224
Stock level: In stock
£121.00 £151.25
Forensic Engineering: Informing the Future with Lessons from the Past is the published proceedings from the Institution of Civil Engineers' Fifth International Conference on Forensic Engineering, held in London on 16-17 April 2013. The conference maintained a 150 year tradition pioneered by Telford, Brunel and Stephenson, where lessons learned from

Steel-concrete Composite Bridges, 2nd edition

Author(s): David Collings
Publication date: 23 August 2013
ISBN: 9780727758101
Stock level: In stock
£81.80 £102.25
Steel-concrete Composite Bridges is an essential guide to the latest methods in the design and construction of steel-concrete composite bridges. Containing precise data, in-depth examples and numerous illustrations, the second edition offers guidance from the first step in bridge design through to the construction process. From their historic roots

Intelligent Buildings, 2nd edition

Author(s): Edited by D. Clements-Croome
Publication date: 15 August 2013
ISBN: 9780727757340
Stock level: In stock
£51.80 £64.75
Intelligent Buildings is a comprehensive guide to the latest knowledge on the design, construction, management and technology of intelligent buildings and cities for sustainable developments that meet the needs of users now and in the future. Intelligent buildings are functional, economical, adaptable and sustainable, responding to the needs of the

Environmental Geotechnics, 2nd edition

Author(s): Robert W. Sarsby
Publication date: 19 July 2013
ISBN: 9780727741875
Stock level: In stock
£105.00 £131.25
Environmental Geotechnics is a forward-thinking guide to aid engineers in applying geotechnical principles, processes and techniques in a way that will not only reduce their environmental impact but should benefit the environment. The major construction-environment interface is geotechnical in nature. For engineers to be able to foresee environment

Bridge Construction Equipment

Author(s): Marco Rosignoli
Publication date: 15 July 2013
ISBN: 9780727758088
Stock level: In stock
£89.40 £111.75
Bridge Construction Equipment provides exhaustive coverage of new and emerging bridge construction technology and modern construction methods for all bridge professionals looking to save time, labour and costs, reduce risk, and increase the value and quality of projects through mechanized bridge construction. Bridge construction equipment is bec

CESMM4: Carbon & Price Book 2013

Author(s): ICE, Mott MacDonald and BRE
Publication date: 24 June 2013
ISBN: 9780727758125
Stock level: Low stock
£174.80 £218.50
CESMM4 Carbon and Price Book has been compiled using the the Civil Engineering Standard Method of Measurement (CESMM4). The Price Book incorporates recent technologies without the limitations of the form of contract or National Standards. CESMM4 updates are reflected throughout each section within the Price Book. Additionally the extent, depth and

NEC3: Professional Services Contract Guidance Notes and Flow Charts

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 29 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759139
Stock level: In stock
£41.00
These guide notes explain the structure of the Professional Services Contract and the reasons for its provisions. They explain the "shell" of the contact and the need to provide important additional information such as the scope. The main options, dispute resolution options and the secondary options are all explained together with basis of appointi

NEC3: Framework Contract Guidance Notes and Flow Charts

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 29 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759399
Stock level: In stock
£31.50
These guidance notes provide information on preparing and managing framework contracts, and worked examples of contract data. Also provided are flow charts which set out the operational logic of the contract. Construction Clients' Board endorsement of NEC3 The Construction Clients' Board (formerly Public Sector Clients' Forum) recommends

NEC3: Professional Services Short Contract (PSSC)

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 29 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727758897
Stock level: In stock
£37.75
The Professional Services Short Contract, produced in partnership with the Association for Project Management is intended for use in the appointment of a supplier to provide professional services on smaller scale projects where sophisticated management techniques are not required. It can be used for appointing project managers, supervisors, design

NEC3: Engineering and Construction Contract Flow Charts

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 29 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759054
Stock level: In stock
£32.50
To enable users to understand the operation of the Engineering and Construction Contract, this book contains flow charts which set out the procedural logic of the 75 clauses that can be presented with benefit by flow charting. Construction Clients' Board endorsement of NEC3 The Construction Clients' Board (formerly Public Sector Clients' Forum)

NEC3: Engineering and Construction Contract Option A priced contract with activity schedule

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 29 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727758699
Stock level: In stock
£51.50
Option A is a priced contract with an activity schedule where the risk of carrying out the work at the agreed prices is largely borne by the contractor. This document contains all the clauses, the shorter schedule of cost components and contract data, relevant to an option A contract. Construction Clients' Board endorsement of NEC3 The Cons

NEC3: Term Service Short Contract Guidance Notes and Flow Charts

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 29 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759290
Stock level: In stock
£31.50
These guidance notes explain the provisions of the Term Service Short Contract when it is used for a simple, low risk contract. The flow charts show the procedural logic on which the TSSC is based and are published in this volume for reference. ENDORSEMENTS Construction Clients' Board endorsement of NEC3 The Construction Clients' Board (fo

NEC3: Engineering and Construction Short Subcontract (ECSS)

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 29 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727758859
Stock level: In stock
£29.00
The short subcontract can be used as a subcontract to NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) and NEC3 Engineering and Construction Short Contract (ECSC). It should be used with contracts which do not require sophisticated management techniques, comprise straightforward work and impose only low risks on both the contractor and the subcontr

NEC3: Term Service Contract Guidance Notes

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 29 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759214
Stock level: In stock
£39.00
These guidance notes place the new Term Service Contract into context with the rest of the NEC suite of documents. They then set out the background to the contract, its provisions and guidance on when and how to use it. The procedure for setting up a contract is covered and explanations are given on the meanings of individual clauses. Worked exampl

NEC3: Term Service Contract (TSC)

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 29 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727758910
Stock level: In stock
£51.50
The Term Service Contract is an entirely new NEC document and is intended to be used for the appointment of a supplier for a period of time to manage and provide a service.; This document contains the core clauses, the three main option clauses, secondary option clauses and contract data forms. ENDORSEMENTS Construction Clients' Board endorseme

NEC3: Framework Contract (FC)

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 29 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759016
Stock level: In stock
£26.00
The Framework Contract is an entirely new NEC document and is intended for use in the appointment of one or more suppliers to carry out construction work or to provide design or advisory services on an 'as instructed' basis over a set term. This document contains the core clauses and the contract data forms. Construction Clients' Board endorse

NEC3: Engineering and Construction Contract Option B: priced contract with bill of quantities

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 29 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727758712
Stock level: In stock
£51.50
Option B is a priced contract with a bill of quantities where the risk of carrying out the work at the agreed prices being is borne by the contractor. This document contains all the core and secondary option clauses, the shorter schedule of cost components, and contract data, relevant to an option B contract.

Effective Site Investigation

Author(s): Site Investigation Steering Group
Publication date: 26 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727735058
Stock level: In stock
£42.80 £53.50
Effective Site Investigation provides an introductory guide to accepted best practice for site investigations, both for construction professionals such as civil and structural engineers, builders and architects, and for their clients. It has been prepared by the Site Investigation Steering Group, a multidisciplinary body representing those professi

Designers' Guide to Eurocode 5: Design of Timber Buildings

Author(s): Jack Porteous and Peter Ross
Publication date: 26 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727731623
Stock level: In stock
£60.40 £75.50
This guide interprets and assists in the use of EN 1995-1-1 structural timber. Showing typical material properties and dimensions; modifiers, and structural reponses, it presents concise worked examples. Connections, an especially critical aspect of timber design, are thoroughly addressed.

NEC3: Engineering and Construction Subcontract (ECS)

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727758811
Stock level: In stock
£43.00
The subcontract is intended for use in appointing a subcontractor where the contractor has been appointed under the NEC3 Engineering and construction options, the available secondary options, schedules of cost components and contract data. Construction Clients' Board endorsement of NEC3 The Construction Clients' Board (formerly Public Sector Clie

Term Service Contract Bundle

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759498
Stock level: Low stock
£107.25
Save £90 when buying this bundle! The Term Service Contract is intended to be used for the appointment of a supplier for a period of time to manage and provide a service. This document contains the core clauses, the three main option clauses, secondary option clauses and contract data forms. The Guidance Notes place the new Term Service Con

NEC3: Adjudicator's Contract Guidance Notes and Flow Charts

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759375
Stock level: In stock
£31.50
These guidance notes explain the usage of the contract, procedures for appointing an Adjudicator, the nature of the form of agreement. Explanations are then provided on the individual clauses and worked example of contract data is provided. The second part of the book contains flow charts which set out the procedural logic of the 5 clauses that

NEC3: Supply Contract (SC)

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727758958
Stock level: In stock
£47.50
The NEC3 Supply Contract (SC) is the first set of standardised terms designed for local and international procurement of high-value goods and related services including design. This new addition to the NEC3 family is designed around the same model as other NEC documents yet is flexible enough to apply to any industry or supply situation. Co

Engineering and Construction Short Contract Bundle

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759450
Stock level: Low stock
£75.25
Save 25% when you buy this bundle compared with the list price for individual documents. The NEC3 Engineering and Construction Short Contract (June 2005) (ECSC) is an alternative to NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (June 2005) (ECC) and is for use with contracts which do not require sophisticated management techniques, comprise straig

NEC3: how to write the PSC Scope

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759153
Stock level: In stock
£31.50
This guide is written to help users to produce Scope for the NEC3 Professional Services Contract (PSC) and is produced in Association with Mott McDonald. Good quality Scope is vital to achieving better outcomes for professional services contracts, and reducing misunderstandings and disputes. Scope should be prepared with individual service requi

NEC3: how to use the TSC communication forms

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759276
Stock level: In stock
£31.50
This guide is written to show users how to complete the simple communication forms provided for the NEC3 Term Service Contract (TSC). Clarity of communications, in a form that can be read, copied and recorded, should assist compliance with the contract and reduce misunderstandings and disputes. ENDORSEMENTS Construction Clients' Board endors

NEC3: Supply Short Contract (SSC)

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727758972
Stock level: In stock
£36.50
This contract should be used for local and international procurement of goods under a single order or on a batch order basis and is for use with contracts which do not require sophisticated management techniques and impose only low risks on both the Purchaser and Supplier. Construction Clients' Board endorsement of NEC3 The Construction Cli

NEC3: how to use the PSC communication forms

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759177
Stock level: In stock
£31.50
This guide is written to show users how to complete the simple communication forms provided for the NEC3 Professional Services Contract (PSC). Clarity of communications, in a form that can be read, copied and recorded, should assist compliance with the contract and reduce misunderstandings and disputes.

NEC3: Engineering and Construction Short Contract Guidance Notes and Flow Charts

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759115
Stock level: In stock
£31.50
These guidance notes explain the provisions of the Short Contract package through its three stages, how an Employer invites tenders, how a tender makes an offer and how a contract is made. Notes are then provided on the clauses and methods of joining diputes with main contract disputes. Worked examples are provided of the contract data forms.

NEC3: Supply Contract Guidance Notes

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759313
Stock level: In stock
£42.00
provisions and to provide clear yet comprehensive guidance on how to use it. Construction Clients' Board endorsement of NEC3 The Construction Clients' Board (formerly Public Sector Clients' Forum) recommends that public sector organisations use the NEC3 contracts when procuring construction. Standardising use of this comprehensive suite

NEC3: Engineering and Construction Contract Guidance Notes

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759030
Stock level: In stock
£41.00
This guidance notes explain the background to the engineering and construction contract, the reasons for some of its provisions and provide guidance on how to use it. They cover usage of all the six A-F options. An introductory section explains NEC objectives, application and project organisation, followed by sections on contract strategy and prepa

NEC3: Engineering and Construction Contract Option F: management contract

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727758798
Stock level: In stock
£51.50
Option F is a cost reimbursable management contract where the financial risk is taken largely by the client. This document contains all the core clauses and secondary option clauses the schedules of cost components, and contract data, relevant to an option F contract. Construction Clients' Board endorsement of NEC3 The Construction Clients' B

NEC3: Term Service Contract Flow Charts

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759238
Stock level: In stock
£31.50
To enable users to understand the operation of the Term Service Contract, this book contains flow charts which set out the procedural logic of the 57 clauses that can be presented with benefit by flow charting ENDORSEMENTS Construction Clients' Board endorsement of NEC3 The Construction Clients' Board (formerly Public Sector Clients' Forum)

NEC3: how to use BIM with NEC3 Contracts

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759719
Stock level: In stock
£31.50
Where the client's requirements include the provision of a building information model (BIM), the technical requirements will need to be set out in the contract documentation. This should clearly establish who is to provide what information, in what timescale and to what format and detail. This guide sets out some practical steps on using BIM wit

NEC3: Procurement and Contract Strategies Guide

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759412
Stock level: In stock
£26.00
Fully revised and updated for 2010 to include the new NEC3 Supply Contract. This unique addition to the NEC3 suite of documents provides guidance for users of NEC in determining the procurement and contract strategies to meet project objectives and in the application of contracts from the NEC3 family in meeting these strategies. Construction

NEC3: Professional Services Short Contract Guidance Notes and Flow Charts

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727759191
Stock level: In stock
£31.50
These guide notes explain the structure of the Professional Services Short Contract and the reasons for its provisions. They explain the "shell" of the contact and the need to provide important additional information such as the scope. The main options, dispute resolution options and the secondary options are all explained together with basis of ap

NEC3: Professional Services Contract (PSC)

Author(s): NEC
Publication date: 01 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727758873
Stock level: In stock
£51.50
The Professional Services Contract is intended for use in the appointment of a supplier to provide professional services. It can be used for appointing project managers, supervisors, designers, consultants or other suppliers under NEC contracts and can also be used for appointing supliers on non-NEC construction projects or for non-constructionpro