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

Author(s): Edited by Roger Cragg
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725769
Stock level: Low stock
£30.25

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 ...

Design Tables for Reinforced Laterally Loaded Masonry Panels: To BS 5628 Parts 1 and 2

Author(s): R Cheng, Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: April 1996
ISBN: 9780727725264
Stock level: Low stock
£32.75

Masonry walls are not isotropic; they have less strength in bending in the vertical direction than in the horizontal. The design of two-way spanning masonry panels under lateral loads is therefore complicated and tedious. The design tables in this book present a straightfo...

Arch Bridges

Author(s): Prof C Melbourne, University of Salford
Publication Date: April 1995
ISBN: 9780727720481
Stock level: Low stock
£93.50

In the twentieth century bridge engineers have seen many changes. Advances in technology, materials and engineers understanding of structural behaviour and methods of analysis has presented opportunities for innovation and have led to increasingly sophisticated solutions to t...

From Kendal's Coffee House to Great George Street

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: March 1995
ISBN: 9780727720221
Stock level: Low stock
£32.75

The history of the various headquarters of the Institution of Civil Engineers traces the journey from the first meetings of a group of young engineers in Kendal's Coffee House, Fleet Street to the grandeur of the present headquarters at Great George Street. Details are given...

Engineering A Cathedral

Author(s): M.J. Jackson
Publication Date: December 1994
ISBN: 9780727716842
Stock level: Low stock
£53.50

Engineering a cathedral offers professional engineers, architects and interested lay people a unique opportunity to study the construction of one of the world's finest buildings. Durham cathedral celebrates its 900th anniversary in 1993 and to mark the event a group of engi...

Structures Under Shock and Impact

Author(s): Mr P S Bulson
Publication Date: April 1992
ISBN: 9780727716811
Stock level: Low stock
£109.00

The response of structures and structural elements to explosive shock or high speed impact is of growing interest to scientists, research engineers and designers throughout the world. Attacks on civil and military buildings, bridges and transport vehicles by terrorists mean t...

John Smeaton FRS

Author(s): A W Skempton
Publication Date: June 1991
ISBN: 9780727700889
Stock level: Low stock
£38.00

John Smeaton, the greatest civil engineer of the 18th century, was principal founder of the profession in Britain and an engineering scientist of international repute. This is a biography of Smeaton, which covers the whole range of his diverse achievements.

Conceptual Structural Design: Bridging the Gap between Architects and Engineers, Second edition

Author(s): Olga Popovic Larsen
Publication Date: October 2016
ISBN: 9780727761101
Stock level: In stock
£47.00

Conceptual Structural Design aims to ‘bridge the gap’ between engineers’ and architects’ understanding of structural form and highlight the importance of close collaboration between all members of the design team throughout a project. This book is presented in two parts. T...

Designers' Guide to EN 1991-1-2, EN1992-1-2, EN 1993-1-2 and EN 1994-1-2 (Eurocode)

Author(s): D. Moore, C. Bailey, T. Lennon and Y. Wang
Publication Date: January 2007
ISBN: 9780727731579
Stock level: Low stock
£93.50

The nature of the loading must first be understood before applying the structural engineering principles set out in the Eurocodes. For this reason this book is meant as a guide to four separate documents, EN1991 Part 1.2, EN1992 Part 1.2, EN1993 Part 1.2 and EN1994 Part 1....

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: September 2005
ISBN: 9780727733481
Stock level: Low stock
£120.25

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 rea...