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The Diary of William Mackenzie

Author(s): Edited by David Brooke
Publication Date: May 2000
ISBN: 9780727728302
Stock level: Low stock
£27.60 £34.50

History has not been kind to the memory of William Mackenzie. While the names of Telford and Stephenson continue to be well known today, that of William Mackenzie, one of the most important figures in the engineering world during the first half of the nineteenth century, has ...

Post-Tensioned Concrete Bridges

Author(s): Highways Agency, Service d Etudes Techniques des Routes et Autoroutes, Transport Research Laboratory, Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussees
Publication Date: December 1999
ISBN: 9780727727602
Stock level: Out of stock
£55.00 £68.75

Post-tensioned concrete has proved to be an economically competitive and safe form of bridge construction enabling concrete to be used for bridges of significantly longer spans than was previously possible using untensioned reinforced concrete. While France has been foremost ...

Cable Stayed Bridges, 2nd edition

Author(s): René Walther, Bernard Houriet, Walmar Isler, Pierre Moïa and Jean-François Klein, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Publication Date: October 1999
ISBN: 9780727727732
Stock level: Low stock
£89.40 £111.75

The cable stayed bridge is an elegant, economical and efficient structure. Virtually unknown 40 years ago, these bridges have become increasingly important as their properties have been more fully understood. They have recently proved to be highly cost-effective for short to ...

Extending Performance of Concrete Structures

Author(s): Edited by Ravindra K Dhir and Paul A J Tittle
Publication Date: October 1999
ISBN: 9780727728203
Stock level: Low stock
£58.40 £73.00

Extending Performance of Concrete Structures forms the Proceedings of the one day International Seminar held during the Congress, Creating with Concrete, 6-10 September 1999, organised by the Concrete Technology Unit, University of Dundee. Topics discussed include developme...

Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Engineering: Volume One - Theory

Author(s): D. M. Potts and L. Zdravkovic, Imperial College
Publication Date: April 1999
ISBN: 9780727727534
Stock level: Low stock
£97.80 £122.25

This comprehensive new two-volume work provides the reader with a detailed insight into the use of the finite element method in geotechnical engineering. As specialist knowledge required to perform geotechnical finite element analysis is not normally part of a single engineer...

Introduction to Cable Roof Structures, 2nd edition

Author(s): H A Buchholdt, Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: April 1998
ISBN: 9780727726247
Stock level: Low stock
£46.40 £58.00

The second edition of this book provides structural engineers with a concise introduction to the architectural, structural and technological aspects of cable roofs, and supplies sufficient information for engineers to carry out their own designs. The improved methods for gene...

Guidelines for the Supplementary Load Testing of Bridges

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers, National Steering Committee for the Load Testing of Bridges
Publication Date: April 1998
ISBN: 9780727727374
Stock level: Low stock
£18.20 £22.75

As of January 1999, under European Union ruling, 40 tonne vehicles have been allowed on UK roads, leading to a challenging programme of bridge assessment. In order to determine the true load carrying capacity of bridges and to avert a vast programme of unnecessary bridge stre...

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
£23.20 £29.00

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
£25.20 £31.50

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
£72.20 £90.25

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...