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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 ...

Site Management for Engineers

Author(s): Trevor Holroyd,Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: May 1999
ISBN: 9780727727367
Stock level: Out of stock
£40.50

Newly qualified engineers often find that the skills required when they enter the workplace are different from the skills they learnt throughout their education and training. This may result in them feeling disadvantaged in a world of work which is strictly commercial. This b...

Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Engineering: Volume One - Theory

Author(s): D. M. Potts and L. Zdravkovic, Imperial College
Publication Date: April 1999
ISBN: 9780727727534
Stock level: Out of 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...

Mechanical Re-Texturing of Roads: A Study Processes and Early Life Performance (TRL 298)

Author(s): P G Roe and S A Hartshorne
Publication Date: February 1999
ISBN: 9780727727985
Stock level: Out of stock
£40.50

The introduction of standards for the skidding resistance of UK trunk roads has increased interest in alternative techniques for restoring road texture. This report covers the first part of a study undertaken to determine the effectiveness of mechanical retexturing of road su...

Strategic Procurement in Construction

Author(s): Andrew Cox
Publication Date: May 1998
ISBN: 9780727725998
Stock level: Out of stock
£38.50

This book explores the appropriateness of procurement strategies in certain situations. It argues that organisations should develop strategically aligned supply chains to deliver predictable and sustained performance improvements and asserts that the assumption that one appro...

Introduction to Cable Roof Structures, 2nd edition

Author(s): H A Buchholdt, Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: April 1998
ISBN: 9780727726247
Stock level: Low stock
£56.00

The second edition of this book provides structural engineers with a concise introduction to the architectural, structural and technological aspects of cable roofs, and supplies sufficient information for engineers to carry out their own designs. The improved methods for gene...

Final Covers for Solid Waste Landfils and Abandoned Dumps

Author(s): D E Daniel and R B Koerner
Publication Date: October 1997
ISBN: 9780784402610
Stock level: Low stock
£70.50

This guide takes a practical approach to the subject and provides an overview of regulations in the USA and Germany. It covers topics including: • The individual components of candidate cover systems • Examples of cross-sections of final covers on hazardous waste, non-hazar...

Agreement for Consultancy Work

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: June 1997
ISBN: 9780727726261
Stock level: Low stock
£25.00

This new contract has been published specifically to provide anyone who is extending or building their own home or other small works, with the peace of mind in knowing that all the potential problems and pitfalls that may arise during the construction phase have been elinimat...

Construction Project Management: Getting it Right First Time

Author(s): John Woodward, Consultant
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725578
Stock level: Low stock
£51.75

'Its breadth and depth commend it to everybody who needs to refresh, or extend their knowledge of the subject…It covers the full range of techniques from the hard basics of network analysis to the softer but vital human aspects. It centres upon the management of construction ...