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Communication Structures

Author(s): Brian W. Smith
Publication Date: May 2006
ISBN: 9780727734006
Stock level: Low stock
£95.25

“Engineers working in the fields of design, analysis, fabrication and construction of masts and/or towers will accomplish their tasks with confidence by consulting this book” - Mamoru Kawaguchi, President of IASS This book combines the accumulated knowledge of structur...

ICP Design Methods for Driven Piles in Sands and Clays

Author(s): R. Jardine, F. Chow, R. Overy and J. Standing
Publication Date: March 2005
ISBN: 9780727732729
Stock level: Low stock
£66.25

While axial capacity is often the governing design criterion with driven piles, the reliability of predictions made by conventional procedures is generally poor. A long-term research program run at Imperial College London in conjunction with Industry, the UK's Health and Safe...

Payment under the Construction Contracts Legislation

Author(s): Roderick Pettigrew, Heating and Ventilating Contractors' Association
Publication Date: November 2004
ISBN: 9780727730008
Stock level: Low stock
£76.75

This is an authoritative and up-to-date review of current construction industry payment practices under Part II of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 for the construction industry. It provides clear and practical guidance on some of the key features ...

Linear Analysis of Skeletal Structures

Author(s): David Johnson
Publication Date: September 2004
ISBN: 9780727761927
Stock level: Low stock
£40.50

Linear Analysis of Skeletal Structures meets the demands of a typical prominent structural engineering educator who aims to: "teach students how to model, how to use computer packages in real contexts, to validate models, verify results and carry out parameter studies. Hand...

A Short Course in Soil-Structure Engineering of Deep Foundations, Excavations and Tunnels

Author(s): C. W. W. Ng HKUST, N. Simons University of Surrey and B. Menzies GDA Instruments Ltd
Publication Date: September 2004
ISBN: 9780727732637
Stock level: Low stock
£87.00

The fourth in the highly respected Short Course Series, A Short Course in Soil-structure Engineering of Deep Foundations, Excavations and Tunnels , focuses on the three major geotechnical challenges of static soil-structure interaction problems. Deep foundations – piles, bar...

Risk and Uncertainty in Dam Safety

Author(s): Desmond N D Hartford and Gregory B Baecher
Publication Date: August 2004
ISBN: 9780727736390
Stock level: Low stock
£118.00

The use of risk assessment in dam safety management as advocated by the International Commission On Large Dams (ICOLD) will be greatly enhanced by Risk and Uncertainty in Dam Safety , an authoritative, comprehensive and valuable contribution to dam safety practices. Thr...

Safer Places: The Planning System and Crime Prevention

Author(s): ODPM and Home Office
Publication Date: April 2004
ISBN: 9780727732613
Stock level: Low stock
£40.50

Sustainable communities are communities which succeed now economically, socially and environmentally, and respect the needs of future generations.  They are also well-designed places where people feel safe and secure; where crime and disorder, or the fear of crime, doesn’t un...

Appraisal, Risk and Uncertainty

Author(s): Professor Nigel Smith, University of Leeds
Publication Date: November 2003
ISBN: 9780727731852
Stock level: Low stock
£35.25

Projects need to achieve strategic goals and to that end must work in different levels of uncertainty. Engineers must be aware of methods to operate in ambiguous situations. Project promoters, project managers and consultants should understand the formative stages of each pro...

Sustainable Waste Management

Author(s): Ravindra K Dhir, Moray D Newlands and Thomas D Dyer
Publication Date: September 2003
ISBN: 9780727732514
Stock level: Low stock
£112.00

This volume presents part of the proceedings of two symposia held under the umbrella of Advances in Waste Management , an international meeting organised by the University of Dundee's Concrete Technology Unit.

Buildability: Successful Construction from Concept to Completion

Author(s): Trevor M Holroyd
Publication Date: April 2003
ISBN: 9780727732071
Stock level: Low stock
£40.50

"This book fills an important gap in construction literature and makes a positive contributon to improving buildability and hence efficiency. I am sure it will benefit its readers and the construction industry generally." - Sir Frank Gibb Buildability demonstrates that...