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Physical Modelling for Architecture and Building Design: A design practice tool

Author(s): Olga Popovic Larsen
Publication date: 21 October 2019
ISBN: 9780727763839
Stock level: In stock
£38.40 £48.00
Physical models have been an essential design tool for architecture, building design and urban projects, aiding design development from conception to realisation. Despite digitalisation, physical modelling remains a vital design tool. In Physical Modelling for Architecture and Building Design, Olga Popovic Larsen explores the role of physical mo

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Major and Innovative Projects in China

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 01 May 2019
ISBN: 9780727764546
Stock level: In stock
£31.00 £38.75
This special issue of the journal Civil Engineering covers major and innovative projects in China. Construction in mainland China has boomed over the last 30 years in line with rapid development of the national economy. Innovative design and delivery of structures and infrastructure is much in evidence, along with widespread application of advanced

BIM in Principle and in Practice, Third edition

Author(s): Peter Barnes
Publication date: 04 March 2019
ISBN: 9780727763693
Stock level: In stock
£29.80 £37.25
BIM in Principle and in Practice, now in its third edition, is an indispensable guide to BIM principles and techniques. It provides clear explanations of core concepts, and answers many of the common questions that are asked about BIM.; In contrast to other narrowly focused guidance on BIM, this book offers a straightforward overview of BIM fund

Seismic Design of Foundations: Concepts and applications

Author(s): Subhamoy Bhattacharya, Rolando P. Orense and Domenico Lombardi
Publication date: 06 February 2019
ISBN: 9780727761668
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£72.20 £90.25
With easy-to-understand explanations of the basic concepts, Seismic Design of Foundations examines recent and worldwide research outputs and post-earthquake reconnaissance case studies, and offers practical means of applying them to the real world. Each case study also provides worked examples of new and innovative findings that reveal background i

Empirical Structural Design for Architects, Engineers and Builders

Author(s): Thomas Boothby
Publication date: 18 May 2018
ISBN: 9780727762078
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£35.40 £44.25
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 on the basis of proven ratios, simple rules of thumb, standard practices and

Recommendations for the Inspection, Maintenance and Management of Car Park Structures, Second edition

Author(s): ICE, Chris Whapples and Leo McKibbins
Publication date: 22 January 2018
ISBN: 9780727758392
Stock level: In stock
£48.40 £60.50
Recommendations for the Inspection, Maintenance and Management of Car Park Structures, Second edition provides technical guidance, and establishes a benchmark for good practice for car park owners, operators, and engineering consultants. Against the background of new health and safety legislation, this second edition of the guidance has been extens

Tension Structures: Form and behaviour, Second edition

Author(s): Wanda J. Lewis
Publication date: 04 January 2018
ISBN: 9780727761736
Stock level: In stock
£53.00 £66.25
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 analogy to nature.

Shell Structures in Civil and Mechanical Engineering: Theory and Analysis, Second edition

Author(s): Alphose Zingoni
Publication date: 14 December 2017
ISBN: 9780727760289
Stock level: In stock
£91.40 £114.25
Shell Structures in Civil and Mechanical Engineering,;joint;winner of;the University of Cape Town Book Award for 2019, comprehensively covers the theories governing the membrane and bending behaviour of thin elastic shells. It applies these theories to obtain practical solutions for a wide variety of shell structures encountered in the civil and me

BIM in Healthcare Infrastructure: Planning, design and construction

Author(s): Michael Phiri
Publication date: 13 September 2016
ISBN: 9780727759993
Stock level: In stock
£73.20 £91.50
BIM in Healthcare Infrastructure explores the application and implementation of BIM technology in the planning, design and construction of healthcare infrastructure. Incorporating BIM within an internationally-applicable framework, this highly-illustrated reference guide uses case study organisations to navigate the key challenges to implementin

Distributed Fibre Optic Strain Sensing for Monitoring Civil Infrastructure: A Practical Guide

Author(s): C Kechavarzi, K Soga, N de Battista, L Pelecanos, M Elshafie, RJ Mair
Publication date: 06 September 2016
ISBN: 9780727760555
Stock level: In stock
£62.40 £78.00
Distributed Fibre Optic Strain Sensing for Monitoring Civil Infrastructure offers comprehensive guidance in the current developments of distributed optical fibre sensing applied to the field of civil engineering. The book discusses the concepts and practice of fibre optic monitoring of infrastructure and construction within the underground and geot