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Principles of Estimating

Author(s): Trevor Holroyd, Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: August 2000
ISBN: 9780727727633
Stock level: Low stock
£37.31 £49.75

Current practice on most contracts dictates that the engineer deals with engineering matters and the quantity surveyor covers the commercial aspects. As a result, engineers have become increasingly uneasy at setting rates, evaluating claims and of pricing work generally. This...

A Short Course in Foundation Engineering, 2nd edition

Author(s): N. Simons, University of Surrey and B. Menzies, GDS Instruments Ltd
Publication Date: June 2000
ISBN: 9780727727510
Stock level: In stock
£65.25 £87.00

Although there are now a large number of computer programmes for solving all sorts of foundation design problems, the need to check these outputs by 'hand-calculation' has become vitally important. This book concentrates on getting the fundamentals right and then using them i...

FIDIC Conditions of Contract for EPC/Turnkey projects

Author(s): FIDIC
Publication Date: December 1999
ISBN: 9782884320214
Stock level: Low stock

Conditions of Contract for EPC Turnkey Projects, which are recommended where one entity takes total responsibility for the design and execution of an engineering project. Under the usual arrangements for this type of contract, the entity carries out all the Engineering, Procu...

FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build

Author(s): FIDIC
Publication Date: December 1999
ISBN: 9782884320238
Stock level: Low stock

Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build , which are recommended for the provision of electrical and/or mechanical plant, and for the design and execution of building or engineering works. Under the usual arrangements for this type of contract, the Contractor design...

FIDIC Short Form of Contract

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

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...

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
£49.69 £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
£80.81 £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
£30.37 £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
£88.50 £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
£30.37 £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...