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Information Management in a Contractor - A Model for the Flow of Data

Author(s): Norman Fisher and Shen Li Yin
Publication Date: April 1992
ISBN: 9780727716668
Stock level: Low stock

This book examines the flow of all information, relating not only to projects, but also to the more general information, that circulates in a contract. A model is presented, complete with definitions, that would help senior managers to analyze where there are deficiencies in ...

The Consulting Engineers: The British consulting engineers who created the world's infrastructure

Author(s): Hugh Ferguson and Mike Chrimes
Publication Date: January 2020
ISBN: 9780727764003
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From the authors of the successful titles,  The Civil Engineers and The Contractors , comes: The Consulting Engineers: The British consulting engineers who created the world’s infrastructure.  This beautifully illustrated full colour book tells the fascinating story...

Doing it Differently: Systems for rethinking infrastructure, 2nd edition

Author(s): David Blockley, Patrick Godfrey
Publication Date: January 2017
ISBN: 9780727760821
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Doing it Differently: Systems for Rethinking Infrastructure proposes ‘systems thinking’ as a methodology to deliver change. The book sets out the theory, concepts and tools using real-life examples to persuade people to think differently rather than simply relying on specif...

Wastewater Treatment and Technology

Author(s): Christopher Forster
Publication Date: October 2003
ISBN: 9780727732293
Stock level: Low stock

This book examines the processes available for the various stages of treatment of wastewater, begining with the preliminary processes of screening, grit removal and storm water separation and ending with tertiary treatment and sludge disposal. Key Coverage • Considerable em...

Managing Innovation in Construction

Author(s): Martyn Jones and Mohammed Saad, University of West England
Publication Date: October 2003
ISBN: 9780727730022
Stock level: Low stock

This book investigates best practice across sectors of the economy and their transfers into the context of construction. It examines the development and diffusion of innovation to address adversarial relationships, and the fragmented processes and lack of customer focus, whic...

Design of Water Resources Systems

Author(s): Patrick Purcell
Publication Date: January 2003
ISBN: 9780727730985
Stock level: Low stock

Water resources engineering entails the assessment, development and management of water resources - such as rivers, lakes, reservoirs, groundwater, estuaries and coastal waters - for the benefit of mankind. Design of water resources systems presents a comprehensive coverage o...

Civil Engineering Construction Contracts, 2nd edition

Author(s): Michael O’Reilly, Kingston University
Publication Date: December 1999
ISBN: 9780727727855
Stock level: Low stock

This book provides a solid background on various principal civil engineering contracts including the ICE 6th, the NEC2, the Arbitration and Conciliation Acts and the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1998. It also includes commentary on the ICE 7th and interna...

Water and Wastewater Project Development

Author(s): Frank Rendell, Institut National des Sciences Appliquees, Rennes
Publication Date: September 1999
ISBN: 9780727727114
Stock level: Low stock

The book provides instruction and guidance on the evaluation and decision-making processes involved in the conception and realisation of water and wastewater engineering projects. It describes how requirements are assessed for both water supply and sewerage systems, how solut...

Conceptual Structural Design: Bridging the Gap between Architects and Engineers, Second edition

Author(s): Olga Popovic Larsen
Publication Date: October 2016
ISBN: 9780727761101
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Conceptual Structural Design aims to ‘bridge the gap’ between engineers’ and architects’ understanding of structural form and highlight the importance of close collaboration between all members of the design team throughout a project. This book is presented in two parts. T...

Successful Professional Reviews for Civil Engineers, 4th edition

Author(s): Patrick Waterhouse and H. Macdonald Steels
Publication Date: August 2015
ISBN: 9780727761002
Stock level: In stock

Successful Professional Reviews for Civil Engineers (Fourth Edition) provides a comprehensive guide to the constituent parts of the ICE Professional Review process, ideal for those engineers nearing the completion of their Initial Professional Development. Working logicall...