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Civil Engineering Heritage: London and the Thames Valley

Author(s): Edited by Denis Smith
Publication Date: December 2001
ISBN: 9780727728760
Stock level: Low stock
£25.00

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
£27.00

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
£118.00

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: In stock
£68.50

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
£25.00

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...

Sustainable Construction Use of Incinerator Ash

Author(s): Edited by R K Dhir, T D Dyer and K A Paine, University of Dundee
Publication Date: June 2000
ISBN: 9780727728616
Stock level: Low stock
£58.00

Opportunities for developing sustainable utilisation are becoming increasingly advantageous, and the recovery of maximum value waste materials is a key concern in this process. One of the most effective approaches to value recovery is through the genreation of heat and power ...

The Diary of William Mackenzie

Author(s): Edited by David Brooke
Publication Date: May 2000
ISBN: 9780727728302
Stock level: Low stock
£33.25

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: Low stock
£66.25

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
£107.75

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
£70.50

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...