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Ground Bearing Concrete Slabs

Author(s): John Knapton, Consultant
Publication Date: January 2003
ISBN: 9780727731869
Stock level: Low stock
£98.75

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
£126.75

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
£152.25

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 boo...

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
£152.25

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. ...

Current and Future Trends in Bridge Design, Construction and Maintenance 2: Safety, Economy, Sustainability and Aesthetics

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers, Highways Agency and International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety
Publication Date: December 2001
ISBN: 9780727730916
Stock level: Low stock
£126.75

The Institution of Civil Engineers has organised a series of conferences to celebrate, at the start of the New Millennium, the enormous achievements made in the field of bridge engineering in recent years. This volume of papers from the second of these conferences, held in...

Civil Engineering Heritage: London and the Thames Valley

Author(s): Edited by Denis Smith
Publication Date: December 2001
ISBN: 9780727728760
Stock level: Low stock
£26.00

This book deals with the civil engineering heritage of the capital and Thames Valley. The development of London has attracted the design and construction skills of a range of eminent civil engineers and contractors. The work of Sir Marc and I K Brunel, the Rennie family, Robe...

FRP composites: Life Extension and Strengthening of Metallic Structures: ICE Design and Practice Guide

Author(s): Edited by S S J Moy
Publication Date: July 2001
ISBN: 9780727730091
Stock level: Low stock
£28.00

Fibre reinforced polymer composites have been used for many years in the aircraft and shipbuilding industries. They are now being used in a variety of construction applications where their light weight, high strength, stiffness, durability, and ease of installation makes them...

Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Engineering: Volume two - Application

Author(s): D. M. Potts and L. Zdravkovic, Imperial College
Publication Date: May 2001
ISBN: 9780727727831
Stock level: Low stock
£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...

Structural Detailing in Steel

Author(s): M Y H Bangash, Consulting engineer
Publication Date: December 2000
ISBN: 9780727734761
Stock level: Low stock
£71.00

Construction time constraints are partly responsible for the increasingly prevalent use of structural steel. The need for swift completed framework and fabrication is of paramount importance. This extensive manual looks at the various aspects of steel construction. It covers t...

Anthony Hunt

Author(s): Angus MacDonald, University of Edinburgh
Publication Date: November 2000
ISBN: 9780727727695
Stock level: Low stock
£26.00

Anthony Hunt and his office Anthony Hunt Associates (AHA) have for nearly forty years been producing structural engineering that is celebrated for its visual quality and its technical elegance. However, one of Hunt`s greatest achievements is the part that he has played in...