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Extending Performance of Concrete Structures

Author(s): Edited by Ravindra K Dhir and Paul A J Tittle
Publication date: 01 October 1999
ISBN: 9780727728203
Stock level: Low stock
£81.00
Extending Performance of Concrete Structures forms the Proceedings of the one day International Seminar held during the Congress, Creating with Concrete, 6-10 September 1999, organised by the Concrete Technology Unit, University of Dundee. Topics discussed include developments in materials and use in new construction. The themes of the seminar were

The Philosophy of Risk

Author(s): John C Chicken, Consultant and Tamar Posner, Safety Assessment Federation
Publication date: 15 April 1999
ISBN: 9780727726667
Stock level: Low stock
£40.75
This book gives decision-makers a logical overall philosophy of risk that will enable them to make sound and consistently defensible decisions about the acceptability of risk. The authors examine a variety of activities - as diverse as major industrial projects and medicine, finance and sport, transport and manufacturing - to identify the factors c

Concrete in Coastal Structures

Author(s): Edited by Richard T L Allen
Publication date: 09 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727736376
Stock level: Low stock
£76.00
Many types of structure are subject to maritime conditions, and construction and maintenance of coastal structures is a major part of the construction workload of any country bordering the sea. This book is a comprehensive source of information for all who are concerned with the commissioning, design, construction or maintenance of concrete structu

Geotechnical Engineering of Landfills

Author(s): N Dixon, Nottingham Trent University, E J Murray, Murray Rix Geotechnical and D R V Jones, Golder Associates (UK)
Publication date: 08 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727727084
Stock level: Low stock
£76.25
Geotechnical engineering of landfills is a symposium designed to provide a forum for the presentation of recent developments in the design, construction and operation of landfills facilities. The papers presented in this volume bring together expertise and experience from industry, academia and the Environment Agency. Specific areas highlighted inc

Highway Maintenance Handbook, 2nd Edition

Author(s): Edited by Ken Atkinson, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 10 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725318
Stock level: Low stock
£140.25
In recent years, highway maintenance has become a high profile topic, owning to the greater travel potential of the general public and to the impact of roadworks on commerce following the swing away from rail transport. Highway maintenance was once a low-key activity, but it is now being treated as an important consideration in the overall cost of

Preparing International Proposals

Author(s): Robert E Bartlett, Consultant, Germany
Publication date: 10 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725820
Stock level: Low stock
£46.50
The modern engineer has two key tasks: successfully completing projects and working to win the next one. In the past, a proposal may have been little more than a brief letter, accompanied by one or two CVs. Now, to tempt prospective clients, engineers have to submit a comprehensive document consisting of one hundred pages or more of text and calcul

Earth Reinforcement and Soil Structures

Author(s): C.J.F.P. Jones
Publication date: 13 September 1996
ISBN: 9780727734891
Stock level: Low stock
£40.75
This volume provides a comprehensive explanation and illustration of earth reinforcement and soil structures, from the viewpoint of practising engineers involved in design and construction. This edition has been updated to reflect the latest changes in theory, materials and practice.

Numerical Methods in Structural Mechanics

Author(s): Mr Zdenek Bittnar and Mr Jiri Sejnoha
Publication date: 05 April 1996
ISBN: 9780727725554
Stock level: Out of stock
£52.75
Fast development of numerical methods in mechanics has been attracting an increasing number of students, researchers and design specialists from all branches of engineering. This book has been written to provide an understanding of the nature and the theoretical basis of the most widely used numerical methods - the finite element method (FEM) and t

Vegetation and Slopes: Stabilisation, Protection and Ecology

Author(s): Edited by D Barker
Publication date: 06 April 1995
ISBN: 9780727720313
Stock level: Low stock
£40.75
Recent concerns over the durability and whole-life costs of systems such as steel and concrete, has focused attention on the self-repairing ability of vegetation, and its low-tech and low whole-life cost and maintenance requirements. The awareness of the beneficial effects of vegetation has been increasing within the civil engineering profession, a

Engineering A Cathedral

Author(s): M.J. Jackson
Publication date: 31 December 1994
ISBN: 9780727716842
Stock level: Low stock
£57.25
Engineering a cathedral offers professional engineers, architects and interested lay people a unique opportunity to study the construction of one of the world's finest buildings. Durham cathedral celebrates its 900th anniversary in 1993 and to mark the event a group of engineers have applied their modern knowledge and techniques to its structure. W