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Applications of Nanotechnology in Concrete Design

Author(s): Professor Ravindra K Dhir, Dr Moray D Newlands, Dr Laszlo J Csetenyi
Publication Date: July 2005
ISBN: 9780727734082
Stock level: Out of stock
£80.75

Concrete is at something of a crossroads: there are many opportunities and some threats.  For those opportunities to change into beneficial practice, engineers, material scientists, architects manufacturers and suppliers  must focus on the changes that are required to champio...

Admixtures - Enhancing Concrete Performance

Author(s): Professor Ravindra K Dhir, Professor Peter Hewlett, Dr Moray D Newlands
Publication Date: July 2005
ISBN: 9780727734075
Stock level: Low stock
£101.50

Concrete is at something of a crossroads: there are many opportunities and some threats.  For those opportunities to change into beneficial practice, engineers, material scientists, architects manufacturers and suppliers must focus on the changes that are required to champion...

Use of Foamed Concrete in Construction

Author(s): Professor Ravindra K Dhir, Dr Moray D Newlands, Dr A McCarthy
Publication Date: July 2005
ISBN: 9780727734068
Stock level: Low stock
£87.00

Concrete is at something of a crossroads: there are many opportunities and some threats.  For those opportunities to change into beneficial practice, engineers, material scientists, architects manufacturers and suppliers must focus on the changes that are required to champion...

Linear Analysis of Skeletal Structures

Author(s): David Johnson
Publication Date: September 2004
ISBN: 9780727761927
Stock level: Low stock
£40.50

Linear Analysis of Skeletal Structures meets the demands of a typical prominent structural engineering educator who aims to: "teach students how to model, how to use computer packages in real contexts, to validate models, verify results and carry out parameter studies. Hand...

Supply Chain Management for Refurbishment

Author(s): Professor Steven Male, Marcus Gronqvist, University of Leeds, John Kelly, Glasgow University, Leela Damodaran and Wendy Olphert, Loughborough University
Publication Date: November 2003
ISBN: 9780727732422
Stock level: Low stock
£66.25

This book is the outcome of EPARC supported three year research project involving seven major high-street retailing clients: Arcadia Group, Boots, Borders(UK), Halifax plc, Nationwid, Rubicon Retail Ltd, Pizza Express: and their supply chains. The book comprises two complemen...

Buildability: Successful Construction from Concept to Completion

Author(s): Trevor M Holroyd
Publication Date: April 2003
ISBN: 9780727732071
Stock level: Low stock
£40.50

"This book fills an important gap in construction literature and makes a positive contributon to improving buildability and hence efficiency. I am sure it will benefit its readers and the construction industry generally." - Sir Frank Gibb Buildability demonstrates that...

Ground Bearing Concrete Slabs

Author(s): John Knapton, Consultant
Publication Date: January 2003
ISBN: 9780727731869
Stock level: Low stock
£95.25

Ground bearing concrete floors, industrial concrete hardstandings and concrete highway pavements have not, in the past, been perceived as a single type of structural element and their construction has taken place independently of each other. This is in spite of their obvious ...

The Motorway Achievement: Frontiers of Knowledge and Practice

Author(s): Edited by Professor Ron Bridle and John Porter
Publication Date: September 2002
ISBN: 9780727731975
Stock level: Low stock
£122.25

The creation of the UK motorway network in the second half of the 20th century facilitated a dramatic improvement in the mobility of people and goods and contributed greatly to the prosperity we enjoy today. Frontiers of knowledge and practice, has been produced for the Mot...

Analysis, Design and Construction of Steel Space Frames

Author(s): G S Ramaswamy, Octatube, M Eekhout, Octatube and Technical University of Delft and G R Suresh, Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: February 2002
ISBN: 9780727730145
Stock level: Low stock
£147.00

Space frames provide a lightweight solution to the problem of creating large span enclosures free from obstructions. They are employed in many major constrcution projects across the world, as documented in this authoritatively written volume. This is the first in-depth book ...

Historic Concrete: The Background to Appraisal

Author(s): Edited by James Sutherland, Dawn Humm and Mike Chrimes
Publication Date: December 2001
ISBN: 9780727728753
Stock level: Low stock
£147.00

In the last 100 years concrete has had a greater impact on our surroundings and indirectly on our way of life than any other material. This historical overview of the structural use of concrete will provide a valuable source of information for those dealing with this legacy. ...