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Communication Structures

Author(s): Brian W. Smith
Publication date: 13 May 2006
ISBN: 9780727734006
Stock level: Low stock
£84.00 £105.00
“Engineers working in the fields of design, analysis, fabrication and construction of masts and/or towers will accomplish their tasks with confidence by consulting this book” - Mamoru Kawaguchi, President of IASS This book combines the accumulated knowledge of structural engineers, scientific researchers, mast and tower owners and antenna experts

Strategic Risk: A Guide for Directors

Author(s): Actuarial Profession and Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 05 May 2006
ISBN: 9780727734679
Stock level: Low stock
£57.00 £71.25
"Reading this report will make company directors think hard - and few will decide to ignore its cogent and direct advice"- Dr Martin Barnes, Executive Director, The Major Projects Association and President, The Association for Project Management The success of enterprises can often be attributed to their successful management of strategic risk. Con

Tables for the Hydraulic Design of Pipes, Sewers and Channels, 8th edition (2 Volume set)

Author(s): HR Wallingford and D H Barr
Publication date: 07 April 2006
ISBN: 9780727733856
Stock level: Low stock
£171.50
For this new edition the system of increments of gradient have been modified to reduce the need for interpolation, now matching that of (Tables D). Continued from the Seventh edition are the results of new work on the assessment of roughness size in commercial pipes manufactured from materials currently utilised to give a smooth finish and on the a

Tables for the Hydraulic Design of Pipes Sewers and Channels: 8th edition (volume 1)

Author(s): HR Wallingford and D I H Barr
Publication date: 07 April 2006
ISBN: 9780727733559
Stock level: In stock
£87.20 £109.00
This book is the first of two self-supporting volumes that make up the 8th edition of Tables for the Hydraulic Design of Pipes, Sewers and Channels. It presents Tables A to provide a comprehensive range of solutions of the Colebrook-White equation, covering standard diameters from 20 mm to 4000 mm plus 4500 mm. These tables are in the format establ

Tables for the Hydraulic Design of Pipes, Sewers and Channels: 8th edition (Volume 2)

Author(s): HR Wallingford and D I H Barr
Publication date: 07 April 2006
ISBN: 9780727733566
Stock level: Low stock
£81.80 £102.25
This book is the second of two self-supporting volumes that make up the 8th edition of Tables for the Hydraulic Design of Pipes, Sewers and Channels. It provides an alternative solution system for the Colebrook-White equation.

NEC2 and NEC3 Compared

Author(s): Robert Gerrard
Publication date: 18 November 2005
ISBN: 9780727733849
Stock level: Low stock
£26.20 £32.75
NEC2 has established itself as the leading contract for civil engineering work and has made major in-roads into the building market. NEC3 appeared in July 2005 and represents an update to reflect users experience and changes in the way the construction industry operates, in the years since the appearance of NEC2 in 1995. This guide is aimed at thos

Designers’ Guide to EN 1992-1-1 and EN 1992-1-2 Eurocode 2: Design of Concrete Structures. General rules and rules for buildings and structural fire design

Author(s): R S Narayanan and A Beeby
Publication date: 30 September 2005
ISBN: 9780727731050
Stock level: Low stock
£87.20 £109.00
Eurocode 2, Design of Concrete Structures, will apply to the design of building and civil engineering structures in plain, reinforced and pre-stressed concrete.

Designer's Guide to EN 1998-1 and 1998-5. Eurocode 8: Design Provisions for Earthquake Resistant Structures

Author(s): Professor Michael N Fardis, Dr. Eduardo Carvalho, Professor Amr Alnashai, Professor Ezio Faccioli and Professor Paolo Pinto, Professor Andre Plumier
Publication date: 28 September 2005
ISBN: 9780727733481
Stock level: Low stock
£98.80 £123.50
This series of Designers Guides to the Eurocodes provides comprehensive guidance in the form of design aids, indications for the most convenient design procedures and worked examples. The books also include background information to aid the designer in understanding the reasoning behind and the objectives of the codes. All of the individual guides

Use of Foamed Concrete in Construction

Author(s): Professor Ravindra K Dhir, Dr Moray D Newlands, Dr A McCarthy
Publication date: 28 July 2005
ISBN: 9780727734068
Stock level: Low stock
£74.80 £93.50
Concrete is at something of a crossroads: there are many opportunities and some threats. For those opportunities to change into beneficial practice, engineers, material scientists, architects manufacturers and suppliers must focus on the changes that are required to champion concrete and maintain its dominance within the global construction indust

Admixtures - Enhancing Concrete Performance

Author(s): Professor Ravindra K Dhir, Professor Peter Hewlett, Dr Moray D Newlands
Publication date: 28 July 2005
ISBN: 9780727734075
Stock level: Low stock
£89.40 £111.75
Concrete is at something of a crossroads: there are many opportunities and some threats.; For those opportunities to change into beneficial practice, engineers, material scientists, architects manufacturers and suppliers must focus on the changes that are required to champion concrete and maintain its dominance within the global construction indust

Terrain and Geohazard Challenges facing Onshore Oil and Gas Pipelines

Author(s): BP
Publication date: 01 July 2005
ISBN: 9780727732781
Stock level: Low stock
£135.20 £169.00
To access global oil and gas deposits, major pipelines must traverse remote regions with extreme terrains. There are a significant number of pipeline projects, active or planned, in tropical jungles, mountains and deserts, in permafrost and in areas of wetland. Each of these natural environments is associated with a range of geohazards, which may i

ICP Design Methods for Driven Piles in Sands and Clays

Author(s): R. Jardine, F. Chow, R. Overy and J. Standing
Publication date: 09 March 2005
ISBN: 9780727732729
Stock level: Low stock
£57.00 £71.25
While axial capacity is often the governing design criterion with driven piles, the reliability of predictions made by conventional procedures is generally poor. A long-term research program run at Imperial College London in conjunction with Industry, the UK's Health and Safety Executive and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council led to

Designers' Guide to EN 1997-1 Eurocode 7: Geotechnical Design - General Rules

Author(s): R Frank, C Bauduin, R Driscoll, M Kavvadas, N Krebs Ovesen, T Orr and B Schuppener
Publication date: 22 November 2004
ISBN: 9780727731548
Stock level: In stock
£66.00 £82.50
Designers’ Guide to EN 1997-1 presents a detailed guide to the new Geotechnical Design Eurocode. As such it gives an invaluable insight into a code that, for the first time, provides a comprehensive design philosophy that is not only applicable to all forms of geotechnical problems but also shares a common philosophy with the design methodology fo

Linear Analysis of Skeletal Structures

Author(s): David Johnson
Publication date: 29 September 2004
ISBN: 9780727761927
Stock level: Low stock
£34.80 £43.50
Linear Analysis of Skeletal Structures meets the demands of a typical prominent structural engineering educator who aims to: "teach students how to model, how to use computer packages in real contexts, to validate models, verify results and carry out parameter studies. Hand analysis is now only for very simple problems and for back-of-envelope chec

A Guide to the Procurement of Privately Financed Projects: An Indicative Assessment of the Procurement Process

Author(s): Douglas Lamb and Tony Merna
Publication date: 27 September 2004
ISBN: 9780727732736
Stock level: Low stock
£43.84 £54.80
A guide to the procurement of privately financed projects: an indicative assessment of the procurement process outlines the concept of privately financed projects (PFP) that can be used for both public-private and private-private interactions. Utilising models from many countries the guide develops a robust procurement system applicable to PFP and

A Short Course in Soil-Structure Engineering of Deep Foundations, Excavations and Tunnels

Author(s): C. W. W. Ng HKUST, N. Simons University of Surrey and B. Menzies GDA Instruments Ltd
Publication date: 26 September 2004
ISBN: 9780727732637
Stock level: Low stock
£76.80 £96.00
The fourth in the highly respected Short Course Series, A Short Course in Soil-structure Engineering of Deep Foundations, Excavations and Tunnels, focuses on the three major geotechnical challenges of static soil-structure interaction problems. Deep foundations - piles, barrettes, Multi-propped deep excavations and Bored and open face tunnels benea

Risk and Uncertainty in Dam Safety

Author(s): Desmond N D Hartford and Gregory B Baecher
Publication date: 20 August 2004
ISBN: 9780727736390
Stock level: Low stock
£104.00 £130.00
The use of risk assessment in dam safety management as advocated by the International Commission On Large Dams (ICOLD) will be greatly enhanced by Risk and Uncertainty in Dam Safety, an authoritative, comprehensive and valuable contribution to dam safety practices. Through the presentation of a systematic and integrated process, Risk and Uncerta

Piers, Jetties and Related Structures Exposed to Waves - Guidelines for Hydraulic Loading

Author(s): Kirsty McConnell, William Allsop and Ian Cruickshank
Publication date: 06 August 2004
ISBN: 9780727732651
Stock level: Low stock
£60.60 £75.75
Jetties, piers and other marine structures constructed in exposed locations require careful assessment of their hydraulic loads. Increasingly trade economics are leading to larger ship sizes and existing and new port locations for these vessels require longer jetties in significantly deeper water. In these instances construction of protective break

The Practical Guide to Waste Management Law

Author(s): R G P Hawkins MA Barrister FCIWM FRGS FRSA, International Environmental Lawyer and H S Shaw BEng PhD, Gifford & Partners and School of Civil Engineering & the Environment, University of Southampton
Publication date: 30 July 2004
ISBN: 9780727732750
Stock level: Low stock
£55.00 £68.75
"This is the start of an enormous change in waste – both a challenge and an opportunity" John Burns, Waste Implementation Programme Director, DEFRA* In 2004 the UK Government was faced with numerous challenges in the context of environmental management, and has been under pressure to perform for at least the next five years. Targets set in Brus

Geoenvironmental Engineering

Author(s): Edited by R N Young and H R Thomas
Publication date: 30 June 2004
ISBN: 9780727732774
Stock level: Low stock
£66.00 £82.50
This new book containing the proceedings of the 4th Geoenvironmental Engineering Conference, organised by the British Geotechnical Association and Cardiff University's School of Engineering, held in Stratford-Upon-Avon in June 2004. The theme of the conference was Integrated Management of Groundwater and Contaminated Land. This book is a compilatio

Safer Places: The Planning System and Crime Prevention

Author(s): ODPM and Home Office
Publication date: 05 April 2004
ISBN: 9780727732613
Stock level: Out of stock
£34.80 £43.50
Sustainable communities are communities which succeed now economically, socially and environmentally, and respect the needs of future generations. They are also well-designed places where people feel safe and secure; where crime and disorder, or the fear of crime, doesn’t undermine quality of life or community cohesion. This is why the new Plannin

Tunnel Lining Design Guide

Author(s): British Tunnelling Society (BTS)
Publication date: 31 March 2004
ISBN: 9780727729866
Stock level: Low stock
£89.40 £111.75
This guide is an essential reference to the recommended standards and rules applicable to formulation for all manner of bored tunnels, and shafts in any type of ground condition. It is also a useful resource for those involved in the procurement, operation, or maintenance of tunnels, or those seeking to acquire data for use in production.;

Architecture of the Jubilee Line Extension

Author(s): David Bennett, David Bennett Associates
Publication date: 11 March 2004
ISBN: 9780727730886
Stock level: Low stock
£27.00 £33.75
David Bennett's latest book focuses on the fusion of innovative architecture and engineering on London Underground's Jubilee Line Extension. The book highlights the complexity of the engineering involved and the difficulties of creating architecture in reverse (a building as a hole in the ground with no elevation and with problems of light and e

Ground and Soil Improvement

Author(s): Edited by C. Raison, Chris Raison Associates
Publication date: 07 March 2004
ISBN: 9780727731708
Stock level: Low stock
£62.20 £77.75
Methods for improving ground and soil have undergone significant developments in recent years, particularly in terms of application and usage, and many innovative techniques have been introduced. However, it is of significance that in many areas the design process still lacks a theoretical framework. The papers included in this volume, written b

Handbook of Project Management Procedures

Author(s): Albert Hamilton
Publication date: 01 March 2004
ISBN: 9780727732583
Stock level: Low stock
£81.80 £102.25
The definitive guide presents a comprehensive set of step-by-step best practice procedures for managing any type of project from concept to completion. This is the book that everyone involved in projects has been waiting for, but until now has not been available. It is not academic. It is not of a general nature. This is the first, definitive, prac

Guide to Bridge Hydraulics, Second edition

Author(s): Transportation Association of Canada
Publication date: 01 March 2004
ISBN: 9780727732620
Stock level: Low stock
£62.20 £77.75
Floods and erosion continue to be the significant causes of bridge damage and failures worldwide. They are also a key consideration in bridge design construction and maintenance. Growing concern over the security of bridges against the action of water has led to extensive re-evaluation of existing foundations. This new edition of the Guide to Brid

Planning and Design of Ports and Marine Terminals, 2nd edition

Author(s): Hans Agerschou
Publication date: 23 February 2004
ISBN: 9780727734983
Stock level: Low stock
£98.80 £123.50
Following from the success of the first edition, written by a collection of eminent figures in the field, this new edition continues to look at the rational planning for port facilities requirements (berths, storage and cargo handling equipment), organisations, management and operations with relation to planning and design of ports and marine termi

Appraisal, Risk and Uncertainty

Author(s): Professor Nigel Smith, University of Leeds
Publication date: 28 November 2003
ISBN: 9780727731852
Stock level: Low stock
£31.20 £39.00
Projects need to achieve strategic goals and to that end must work in different levels of uncertainty. Engineers must be aware of methods to operate in ambiguous situations. Project promoters, project managers and consultants should understand the formative stages of each project and the risk and value decisions that have to be made. This book offe

Supply Chain Management for Refurbishment

Author(s): Professor Steven Male, Marcus Gronqvist, University of Leeds, John Kelly, Glasgow University, Leela Damodaran and Wendy Olphert, Loughborough University
Publication date: 12 November 2003
ISBN: 9780727732422
Stock level: Low stock
£58.60 £73.25
This book is the outcome of EPARC supported three year research project involving seven major high-street retailing clients: Arcadia Group, Boots, Borders(UK), Halifax plc, Nationwid, Rubicon Retail Ltd, Pizza Express: and their supply chains. The book comprises two complementary parts. The first, the Good Practice Framework, is the 'what to do' fo

Wastewater Treatment and Technology

Author(s): Christopher Forster
Publication date: 01 October 2003
ISBN: 9780727732293
Stock level: Low stock
£87.20 £109.00
This book examines the processes available for the various stages of treatment of wastewater, begining with the preliminary processes of screening, grit removal and storm water separation and ending with tertiary treatment and sludge disposal.

Managing Innovation in Construction

Author(s): Martyn Jones and Mohammed Saad, University of West England
Publication date: 01 October 2003
ISBN: 9780727730022
Stock level: Low stock
£71.20 £89.00
This book investigates best practice across sectors of the economy and their transfers into the context of construction. It examines the development and diffusion of innovation to address adversarial relationships, and the fragmented processes and lack of customer focus, which still characterises much of the industry. It explains how constructio

Design of Linear Drainage Systems

Author(s): Dr Matin Naqvi, University of Bradford
Publication date: 26 September 2003
ISBN: 9780727732224
Stock level: Low stock
£67.80 £84.75
This book guides the reader through the hydraulic design of drainage channels in which the volume of flow increases linearly from one end of the channel to the other. This situation is very common in roof gutters and highway drainage channels, both of which receive water from the adjoning surfaces at an almost uniform rate. Design of Linear Drai

Sustainable Waste Management

Author(s): Ravindra K Dhir, Moray D Newlands and Thomas D Dyer
Publication date: 10 September 2003
ISBN: 9780727732514
Stock level: Low stock
£96.20 £120.25
This volume presents part of the proceedings of two symposia held under the umbrella of Advances in Waste Management, an international meeting organised by the University of Dundee's Concrete Technology Unit.

Deep Excavations: A practical manual, 2nd edition

Author(s): M. Puller
Publication date: 01 September 2003
ISBN: 9780727734594
Stock level: Low stock
£118.60 £148.25
This book assembles the practical rules and details for the efficient and economical execution of deep excavations. It draws together a wealth of experience of both design and construction from published work and the lifetime practice of the author. This second edition is extensively revised to include changes in design emphasis including those du

Management of Procurement

Author(s): Denise Bower
Publication date: 01 August 2003
ISBN: 9780727732217
Stock level: Low stock
£30.40 £38.00
This invaluable book covers all aspects of procurement, from drafting and using contracts to procurement strategies for privately financed projects. It is written from a construction perspective, and uses examples from other industries where appropriate.This essential book offer presents guidance, explanations and case studies to help the reader co

Buildability: Successful Construction from Concept to Completion

Author(s): Trevor M Holroyd
Publication date: 28 April 2003
ISBN: 9780727732071
Stock level: Low stock
£35.80 £44.75
"This book fills an important gap in construction literature and makes a positive contributon to improving buildability and hence efficiency. I am sure it will benefit its readers and the construction industry generally." - Sir Frank Gibb Buildability demonstrates that projects that go well and leave satisfied clients and contractors are based

Jubilee Line Extension: From Concept to Completion

Author(s): R. Mitchell
Publication date: 04 March 2003
ISBN: 9780727730282
Stock level: Low stock
£60.60 £75.75
“This book is a major reference work that provides essential information for all future rail transport developments in London. It is essential reading for anyone with an interest in public transport planning and the complex processes involved in the development and delivery of major infrastructure projects. It is well written, full of fascinating d

Breakwaters, Coastal Structures and Coastlines

Author(s): ICE
Publication date: 20 February 2003
ISBN: 9780727730428
Stock level: Low stock
£98.80 £123.50
This volume presents the proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers' seventh internaional conference on coastlines, structures and breakwaters. The papers contained in the volume cover wide ranging advances in international research and experience in the field of coastal and harbour engineering.

Strategic Management Applied to International Construction

Author(s): R Howes and J H M Tah
Publication date: 01 February 2003
ISBN: 9780727732118
Stock level: Low stock
£30.40 £38.00
The past 50 years has seen a steady increase in the number of construction businesses operating on a global basis. However, in recent years, there has been a total transformation of the international business market into more of an integrated holistic community and this transformation can be put down to three key developments.

Ground Bearing Concrete Slabs

Author(s): John Knapton, Consultant
Publication date: 06 January 2003
ISBN: 9780727731869
Stock level: Low stock
£84.00 £105.00
Ground bearing concrete floors, industrial concrete hardstandings and concrete highway pavements have not, in the past, been perceived as a single type of structural element and their construction has taken place independently of each other. This is in spite of their obvious commonality in the areas of design, materials, geotechnical appreciation a

Achieving Results: How to Create Value

Author(s): Roy Woodhead and James McCuish
Publication date: 01 January 2003
ISBN: 9780727731845
Stock level: Low stock
£43.84 £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

Quantifying and managing disruption claims

Author(s): Hamish Lal, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Construction and Engineering Group
Publication date: 17 December 2002
ISBN: 9780727731654
Stock level: Low stock
£71.20 £89.00
Claims involving disruption are commonly accepted to be the most difficult to quantify. Disruptions that occur during a working day can lead to productivity loss which, in turn, can lead to time and cost overruns. If the disruption consumes the entire float in an activity, then disruption can cause a delay to project completion and lead to claims f

A Short Course in Geotechnical Site Investigation

Author(s): N. Simons, University of Surrey, B. Menzies, GDS Instruments Ltd and M. Matthews, University of Surrey
Publication date: 21 October 2002
ISBN: 9780727729484
Stock level: Low stock
£76.80 £96.00
A Short Course in Geotechnical Site Investigation is the third volume in the popular and authoritative 'Short course' series. This book focuses on the fundamental principles of geotechnical site investigation - in particular the planning of the investigation. This indispensable book is illustrated throughout with 23 case studies, seven of which are

The Motorway Achievement: Frontiers of Knowledge and Practice

Author(s): Edited by Professor Ron Bridle and John Porter
Publication date: 30 September 2002
ISBN: 9780727731975
Stock level: Low stock
£107.80 £134.75
The creation of the UK motorway network in the second half of the 20th century facilitated a dramatic improvement in the mobility of people and goods and contributed greatly to the prosperity we enjoy today. Frontiers of knowledge and practice, has been produced for the Motorway Archive Trust by a team under the overall direction of Professor Ron B

Challenges of Concrete Construction: Volume 1, Composite Materials in Concrete Construction

Author(s): Edited by R K Dhir, University of Dundee
Publication date: 28 August 2002
ISBN: 9780727731746
Stock level: Low stock
£84.00 £105.00
Concrete is a global material that underwrites commercial wellbeing and social development. There is no substitute that can be used on the same engineering scale and its sustainability, expolitation and further development are imperatives to creating and maintaing a healthy economy and environment worldwide. The pressure for change and improvement

Urban Design Guidance: Urban Design Frameworks, Development Briefs and Master Plans

Author(s): Robert Cowan/Urban Design Group
Publication date: 15 July 2002
ISBN: 9780727731357
Stock level: Low stock
£34.80 £43.50
The publication of the Green Paper on Planning has magnified the significance of urban design frameworks, development briefs and master plans. Despite general recognition that making places socially, economically and environmentally successful depends on high standards of urban design, there is less understanding of how good design can be delivered

Concrete Industrial Ground Floors 2nd edition

Author(s): ICE Design and Practice Guide
Publication date: 15 July 2002
ISBN: 9780727731371
Stock level: Low stock
£34.60 £43.25
The quality of floor surfaces in industrial and commercial premises can be vitally important to effective business operations. Smooth floors are particularly important for storage operations, but strength, durability and economy are demands imposed by all industrial applications. Increasingly rigorous specifications for industrial floors have resul

Health and Safety in Construction: Guidance for Construction Professionals

Author(s): John Barber
Publication date: 25 March 2002
ISBN: 9780727731180
Stock level: Low stock
£30.40 £38.00
All civil engineers and construction professionals concerned with the construction process have both professional and legal duties to take care, not only of their own health and safety at work, but the health and safety of others who might be put at risk.Health and Safety in Construction offers clear guidance on the responsibilities of construction

Analysis, Design and Construction of Steel Space Frames

Author(s): G S Ramaswamy, Octatube, M Eekhout, Octatube and Technical University of Delft and G R Suresh, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 18 February 2002
ISBN: 9780727730145
Stock level: Low stock
£129.40 £161.75
Space frames provide a lightweight solution to the problem of creating large span enclosures free from obstructions. They are employed in many major constrcution projects across the world, as documented in this authoritatively written volume. This is the first in-depth book to present all instances and applications of space frames in various eng

Current and Future Trends in Bridge Design, Construction and Maintenance 2: Safety, Economy, Sustainability and Aesthetics

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers, Highways Agency and International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety
Publication date: 14 December 2001
ISBN: 9780727730916
Stock level: Out of stock
£107.80 £134.75
The Institution of Civil Engineers has organised a series of conferences to celebrate, at the start of the New Millennium, the enormous achievements made in the field of bridge engineering in recent years. This volume of papers from the second of these conferences, held in Hong Kong, encompasses the state-of-the-art in bridge design, constructio