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Appraisal and Repair of Timber Structures

Author(s): Peter Ross, Ove Arup Partnership
Publication Date: April 2002
ISBN: 9780727720511
Stock level: Low stock
£95.25

Timber is one of the oldest of man’s building materials, but because the building scene today is dominated by concrete and steel, many designers are unfamiliar with the properties of timber and its structural vocabulary. This new book begins with an extended introduction to...

Environmental Law for the Construction Industry, 2nd edition

Author(s): Amanda Stubbs, Masons, Christopher Dering, Consulting Editor
Publication Date: January 2002
ISBN: 9780727730954
Stock level: Low stock
£40.50

Environmental Law for the Construction Industry is an introduction to the wide subject of environmental law as it affects the construction industry. Changes in the structure of contracting arrangements have meant that those traditionally concerned with the construction proces...

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

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: April 1998
ISBN: 9780727727138
Stock level: Out of stock
£18.75

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 mod...

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

Author(s): Edited by Jim Smith
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726148
Stock level: Low stock
£35.25

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 whic...

Highway Maintenance Handbook, 2nd Edition

Author(s): Edited by Ken Atkinson, Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725318
Stock level: Low stock
£122.25

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 ...

Educating the Professional Team

Author(s): Construction Industry Board
Publication Date: October 1996
ISBN: 9780727725486
Stock level: Low stock
£25.00

This report co-ordinates the delivery of various reports recommendations on the education of construction professionals, and in particular: • establishes a short list of recommendations which form a coherent and deliverable proposal • establishes a framework which will permi...

Constructing a Better Image

Author(s): Construction Industry Board
Publication Date: October 1996
ISBN: 9780727725462
Stock level: Low stock
£25.00

The construction industry has a lot of good news to tell. Through implementing Sir Michael Latham's recommendations, it is positively addressing many of its perceived failings. The proposals in this report are designed to enable the Construction Industry Board to get this mes...

Appraisal and repair of masonry

Author(s): G Parkinson, G Shaw, J Beck and D Knowles, Curtins Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: April 1996
ISBN: 9780727720559
Stock level: Low stock
£35.25

This guide provides practical advice and guidance on the repair and maintenance of masonry structures. It covers all of the various forms of masonry, including stone, brick and blockwork.

Project Cost Estimating

Author(s): N J Smith, UMIST
Publication Date: March 1995
ISBN: 9780727720320
Stock level: In stock
£28.00

Estimates can be prepared at any stage during a project but in order to make use of an estimate it is important to consider its purpose, the stage of the project when it was prepared and the degree of risk in the project. To have any meaning, the purpose of any estimate must ...

Civil engineering in the nuclear industry

Author(s): R Dexter-Smith
Publication Date: October 1991
ISBN: 9780727716439
Stock level: Low stock
£66.25

Civil engineering has an important part to play at every stage of the nuclear fuel cycle. This book examines ways in which the industry has responded to this challenge with new methods of construction giving higher productivity and faster construction times.