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FIDIC Short Form of Contract

Author(s): FIDIC
Publication Date: December 1999
ISBN: 9782884320245
Stock level: Low stock
£29.50

These Conditions of Contract are recommended for engineering and building work of relatively small capital value. However, depending on the type of work and the circumstances, the Conditions may be suitable for contracts of considerably greater value. They are considered most...

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
£115.75

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: Low stock
£43.50

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: Low stock
£126.75

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...

Strategic Procurement in Construction

Author(s): Andrew Cox
Publication Date: May 1998
ISBN: 9780727725998
Stock level: Low stock
£41.50

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
£60.25

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...

Construction Project Management: Getting it Right First Time

Author(s): John Woodward, Consultant
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725578
Stock level: Low stock
£55.75

'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 ...

Sustainability and Acceptability in Infrastructure Development

Author(s): The Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: December 1996
ISBN: 9780727725356
Stock level: Low stock
£38.00

This report has been written with the specific aim of opening up the subject presented by the Secretary of State to consider the interaction between engineering, the environment, economics and politics.

Management Decisions for Engineers

Author(s): James Parkin, University of Technology, Sydney
Publication Date: May 1996
ISBN: 9780727725011
Stock level: Low stock
£53.50

Decision making is at the heart of managing. It is the retraceable expression of the process of organizing. Good decisions produce good outcomes for both the organization and the manager, and careers May be made or broken by a single decision. This book is a guide, designe...

Design Tables for Reinforced Laterally Loaded Masonry Panels: To BS 5628 Parts 1 and 2

Author(s): R Cheng, Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: April 1996
ISBN: 9780727725264
Stock level: Low stock
£32.75

Masonry walls are not isotropic; they have less strength in bending in the vertical direction than in the horizontal. The design of two-way spanning masonry panels under lateral loads is therefore complicated and tedious. The design tables in this book present a straightfo...