Timber is a timeless construction material and there is a growing movement to use modern methods to repair and maintain heritage structures. What is the best approach in refurbishing timber-framed buildings and how can a modern engineer understand the approaches needed to undertake these processes?
In this new edition, David Yeomans explores str
This special issue of Civil Engineering is the first about Russia and in particular a Russian city; not just any city but 'The Venice of the North' - Saint Petersburg. Of the six papers presented, five are from Russian authors generally from the Saint Petersburg State University (the first Russian university, founded in the early nineteenth century
Author(s): Edited by R.C. McWilliam and M. Chrimes
Publication date: 27 August 2014
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The third volume of the authoritative source of information on the engineers who designed public works over the past 300 years.
Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland discusses the lives of the people who were concerned with awe-inspiring engineering feats between the years 1891-1920 including building harbours a
Fully illustrated in colour, The Contractors, is the first history of the challenges and adventures faced by British civil engineering contractors from their emergence with canal construction in the late-eighteenth century to the present day. Extraordinarily ambitious, largely unrecognised men who built the world's infrastructure - its roads and ra
Author(s): J. Burland, T. Chapman, H. Skinner and M. Brown
Publication date: 20 February 2012
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Written and edited by a wide selection of leading specialists, ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering delivers an authoritative and comprehensive reference providing the core geotechnical engineering principles, practical techniques, and the major questions engineers should keep in mind when dealing with real-world engineering challenges - all with
The first history of the Institution of Civil Engineers to be illustrated in colour looks at the development of the profession over nearly 200 years and includes biographies of some of the greatest engineers who made these changes possible, charting the successes of construction from the great engineering advances of Victorian times to the Channel
A unique opportunity to purchase a re-print of the first issue of the world renowned Géotechnique journal
Established for 60 years, Géotechnique is ICE's world-leading geotechnics journal, publishing the cream of the international community's output on all aspects of geotechnical engineering. As celebration of 60 years of Géotechnique Thomas Tel
A gazetteer and guidebook to inform anyone with an interest in civilisation."
- Gordon Masterton, President 2005-06, The Institution of Civil Engineers
Together, these two books give a concise account of much of the surviving work of civil engineers throughout Scotland from pre-history up until 1980. It includes bridges, lighthouses, canals, ro