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Maintaining the Safety of our Dams and Reservoirs

Author(s): Edited by Andrew Pepper
Publication Date: August 2014
ISBN: 9780727760340
Stock level: In stock
£110.25 £147.00

Maintaining the Safety of our Dams and Reservoirs covers a wide range of topics which are of direct relevance to all who work with dams and reservoirs, whether in the UK or abroad, be they owners, maintainers, designers or constructors. The changes to the UK’s legislative ...

Learning from Failures - a Civil Engineering special issue

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication Date: October 2008
ISBN: 9780727736048
Stock level: Out of stock
£15.56 £20.75

This special issue of the highly respected Civil Engineering journal from the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers looks to study and learn from the catastrophes, collapses and failures that fascinate and horrify the civil engineering community.

Biographical dictionary of civil engineers volume II - 1830-1890

Author(s): P. S. M. Cross-Rudkin, M. M. Chrimes and M. R. Bailey
Publication Date: March 2008
ISBN: 9780727735041
Stock level: In stock
£139.87 £186.50

Discover the people who created the GOLDEN AGE OF ENGINEERING This book presents biographical details of nearly 800 leading practitioners of the Victorian era, including many that have never been written about until now. It outlines the lives of these engineers and lists t...

Thomas Telford: 250 Years of Inspiration

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: April 2007
ISBN: 9780727735003
Stock level: Low stock
£18.75 £25.00

Thomas Telford is arguably the most influential civil engineer who ever lived. First president of the Institution of Civil Engineers, he has left an enduring legacy. From the 1790’s for four decades, Telford’s achievements were second to none in the application of engineerin...

Challenges of Concrete Construction: Volume 1, Composite Materials in Concrete Construction

Author(s): Edited by R K Dhir, University of Dundee
Publication Date: August 2002
ISBN: 9780727731746
Stock level: Low stock
£71.44 £95.25

Concrete is a global material that underwrites commercial wellbeing and social development. There is no substitute that can be used on the same engineering scale and its sustainability, expolitation and further development are imperatives to creating and maintaing a healthy e...

Concrete Industrial Ground Floors 2nd edition

Author(s): ICE Design and Practice Guide
Publication Date: July 2002
ISBN: 9780727731371
Stock level: Out of stock
£30.37 £40.50

The quality of floor surfaces in industrial and commercial premises can be vitally important to effective business operations. Smooth floors are particularly important for storage operations, but strength, durability and economy are demands imposed by all industrial applicati...

Manual of Numerical Methods in Concrete: Modelling and Applications Validated by Experimental and Site-Monitoring Data

Author(s): M Y H Bangash, Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: July 2001
ISBN: 9780727729460
Stock level: Out of stock
£166.12 £221.50

The modelling of constitutive equations to represent the isotropic and anisotropic behaviour of concrete in structures remains one of the most difficult tasks in structural engineering. At present, analyses on concrete structures are carried out for elastic, plastic and crack...

Integral bridges: A fundamental approach to the time temperature loading problem

Author(s): George England, Imperial College, Neil Tsang, University of Strathclyde, and David Bush, Highways Agency
Publication Date: February 2000
ISBN: 9780727735416
Stock level: Low stock
£30.37 £40.50

In recent years, integral bridges have become increasingly popular in the UK. The Highways Agency standard now requires, where possible, that all new bridges with a length of less than sixty metres should be of integral form. In addition, it has been found that, due especiall...

Wind Loading: A Practical Guide to BS 6399-2

Author(s): Nicholas Cook, Wind Engineering Consultant
Publication Date: October 1999
ISBN: 9780727727558
Stock level: Low stock
£52.87 £70.50

All buildings in the UK must now adhere to the recently published wind code BS 6399-2. The introduction of a new code is often traumatic, especially so in this case,as the previous code has been in place for 25 years. The author's considerable practical knowledge of wind e...

Vibration of Solids and Structures Under Moving Loads

Author(s): Ladislav Fryba, Research Institute of Transport, Prague
Publication Date: May 1999
ISBN: 9780727735393
Stock level: Low stock
£57.56 £76.75

This book analyses the effects of moving loads on elastic and inelastic solids, elements and parts of structures and on elastic media, namely beams, continuous beams, beams on elastic foundations, rigid-plastic beams and thin-walled beams, frames, arches, strings, plates elas...