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A Short Course in Geology for Civil Engineers

Author(s): Dr M. Matthews MSc PhD FGS, Prof N. Simons PhD DSc FREng CEng FICE
Publication Date: April 2008
ISBN: 9780727733504
Stock level: In stock
£101.50

This book explains the process of ground formation – what it is made of and how it behaves as an engineering material. This enables the civil engineer to work from a few first principles to determine if the ground is an asset or a hazard. It focuses on the tectonic plate mec...

Civil Engineering Heritage Scotland (2 volume set)

Author(s): Edited by R. Paxton and J. Shipway
Publication Date: May 2007
ISBN: 9780727734471
Stock level: In stock
£49.75

A gazetteer and guidebook to inform anyone with an interest in civilisation." - Gordon Masterton, President 2005–06, The Institution of Civil Engineers Together, these two books give a concise account of much of the surviving work of civil engineers throughout Scotland f...

Civil Engineering Heritage Scotland – Highlands and Islands

Author(s): Edited by R. Paxton and J. Shipway
Publication Date: May 2007
ISBN: 9780727734884
Stock level: In stock
£33.25

"A gazetteer and guidebook to inform anyone with an interest in civilisation." - Gordon Masterton, President 2005–06, The Institution of Civil Engineers This book completes the Civil Engineering Heritage series for the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. It is an inv...

Civil Engineering Heritage Scotland – The Lowlands and Borders

Author(s): Edited by R. Paxton and J. Shipway
Publication Date: May 2007
ISBN: 9780727734877
Stock level: In stock
£33.25

"A gazetteer and guidebook to inform anyone with an interest in civilisation." - Gordon Masterton, President 2005–06, Institution of Civil Engineers This penultimate book in the Civil Engineering Heritage series for the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland describes th...

Concrete: Neville's Insights and Issues

Author(s): Adam Neville
Publication Date: May 2006
ISBN: 9780727734686
Stock level: Low stock
£70.50

“my last word on concrete” - Adam Neville   Adam Neville’s reputation as a world leading expert on concrete technology is unquestioned. In this, his final book on concrete he demonstrates the radical thinking that sets him apart through incisive reflections and forecasts....

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...

Tables for the Hydraulic Design of Pipes, Sewers and Channels, 8th edition (2 Volume set)

Author(s): HR Wallingford and D H Barr
Publication Date: April 2006
ISBN: 9780727733856
Stock level: In stock
£161.50

For this new edition the system of increments of gradient have been modified to reduce the need for interpolation, now matching that of (Tables D). Continued from the Seventh edition are the results of new work on the assessment of roughness size in commercial pipes manufactu...

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...