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Bridge Deck Erection Equipment: A best practice guide

Author(s): Members of IABSE Working Group 6
Publication Date: June 2018
ISBN: 9780727761934
Stock level: In stock

The bridge construction industry has moved with great speed towards mechanised construction solutions using specialised bridge deck erection equipment to shorten construction programmes and reduce costs. An increased level of knowledge related to these modern construction pro...

Empirical Structural Design for Architects, Engineers and Builders

Author(s): Thomas Boothby
Publication Date: May 2018
ISBN: 9780727762078
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Empirical Structural Design for Architects, Engineers and Builders provides an explanation of empirical design as a practical means of making preliminary structural design decisions. The descriptive text, tables and figures assist the reader in completing a building design ...

Tall Buildings: The New Space Race - a Civil Engineering Special Issue

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication Date: November 2010
ISBN: 9780727741356
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Despite the recent global construction downturn, tall buildings are still erected in city centres because they provide economical, prestigious, comfortable, safe and sustainable solutions to urbanisation and urban regeneration. Increasingly clients' demands for taller buildin...

Bundle: The Civil Engineers, The Contractors and The Consulting Engineers

Author(s): Hugh Ferguson and Mike Chrimes
Publication Date: January 2020
ISBN: 9780727765277
Stock level: Low stock

Hugh Ferguson and Mike Chrimes’ fascinating series is now available as a three-volume set, with a 15% discount already built into this bundle.  The Civil Engineers , The Contractors and The Consulting Engineers follow the story of the engineering profession, the In...

The Consulting Engineers: The British consulting engineers who created the world’s infrastructure

Author(s): Hugh Ferguson and Mike Chrimes
Publication Date: January 2020
ISBN: 9780727764003
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From the authors of the successful titles,  The Civil Engineers and The Contractors , comes The Consulting Engineers.  This beautifully illustrated full colour book tells the full story of British consulting engineers for the first time. From their early beginnings,...

Thermal Insulation Materials for Building Applications

Author(s): Latif Eshrar, Rachel Bevan and Tom Woolley
Publication Date: September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763518
Stock level: In stock

Modern day buildings are now expected to be low energy or near zero energy to reduce carbon emissions. A key step in making building low energy is to minimise heat transfer through the building fabric with insulation fabrics. However, how can a practitioner choose the most eff...

Tension Structures: Form and behaviour, Second edition

Author(s): Wanda J. Lewis
Publication Date: January 2018
ISBN: 9780727761736
Stock level: In stock

Tension Structures, Second edition delivers a unique coverage of the topic of tension structures ranging from a variety of pre-stressed cable net and fabric roofing forms to suspension bridge cables.  The emphasis is on finding minimum energy forms of these structures by an...

Progressive Collapse of Structures, Second edition

Author(s): Uwe Starossek
Publication Date: December 2017
ISBN: 9780727761682
Stock level: In stock

Progressive Collapse of Structures, Second edition provides structural engineers with the practical and systematic frameworks they need to anticipate the risk of progressive and/or disproportionate collapse, and to apply this knowledge to the design of new structures as wel...

Wireless Sensor Networks for Civil Infrastructure Monitoring: A best practice guide

Author(s): David Rodenas-Herráiz, Kenichi Soga, Paul Fidler and Nicholas de Battista
Publication Date: July 2016
ISBN: 9780727761514
Stock level: In stock

Wireless Sensor Networks for Civil Infrastructure Monitoring provides expert guidance on the selection and use of wireless sensor network (WSN) technology for structural monitoring of both existing infrastructure and new construction projects. The purpose of this guide is t...

Fundamentals of Engineering Mathematics

Author(s): Subhamoy Bhattacharya, Sourav Ghosh, Domenico Lombardi and Nicholas A. Alexander
Publication Date: August 2015
ISBN: 9780727758415
Stock level: In stock

Fundamentals of Engineering Mathematics bridges the gap between school mathematics and a first year engineering degree providing students with an essential foundation of skills that will be valuable throughout their academic career and beyond. The book covers the key areas ...