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NEC4: Defined Cost and Compensation Events

Author(s): Patrick Waterhouse
Publication date: 08 November 2021
ISBN: 9780727765604
Stock level: In stock
£37.50 £50.00
NEC4: Defined Cost and Compensation Events explains how to manage compensation events, and the wider role that Defined Cost has within the NEC contract. The book shows how effective management of compensation events is central to the success of each contract, and the important role of Defined Cost both in compensation events and also routine paymen

Cities for Driverless Vehicles: Planning the future built environment with shared mobility

Author(s): Xu Zhang
Publication date: 25 October 2021
ISBN: 9780727764522
Stock level: In stock
£67.50 £90.00
Cities for Driverless Vehicles examines the relationship between autonomous vehicles, transport infrastructure requirements and urban forms, as well as explores ways to adopt autonomous vehicles into future cities. With insights drawn from urban planners and professionals across the world, the book informs you how our future cities will look, what

Procurement and Contract Strategies for Construction

Author(s): Ian Heaphy
Publication date: 04 October 2021
ISBN: 9780727763716
Stock level: In stock
£33.75 £45.00
Procurement and Contract Strategies for Construction is a detailed guide to the key steps in the procurement process and the decisions which need to be made in order to create an effective procurement and contract strategy (PCS). PCS is a fundamental building block in successful project delivery. The book shows how—if done correctly—it ensures the

CDM 2015 Questions and Answers: A practical approach to design, safety and wellbeing, Fourth edition

Author(s): Pat Perry
Publication date: 16 August 2021
ISBN: 9780727765840
Stock level: In stock
£45.00 £60.00
Fully updated, this new edition of CDM 2015: Questions and Answers provides concise answers to frequently asked questions about the management of health, safety and welfare on construction projects. The book shows how the 2015 CDM regulations apply in the context of everyday problems encountered in a construction project, and offers practical guida

Port Maintenance Handbook

Author(s): George Steele
Publication date: 11 August 2021
ISBN: 9780727764133
Stock level: In stock
£52.50 £70.00
Port Maintenance Handbook is the ultimate guide to maintaining port structures and understanding the tasks and equipment needed to undertake essential repair work. Written with the practising engineer in mind, this book covers common maintenance problems for new and refurbished port structures and equipment with solutions for troubleshooting explai

ICE Pocket Guide to Steels in the Built Environment

Author(s): Stephen J Hall
Publication date: 28 July 2021
ISBN: 9780727765741
Stock level: In stock
£33.75 £45.00
ICE Pocket Guide to Steels in the Built Environment is the quick reference guide to using steels in construction projects and structural design. Over 150 steels and subgrades are listed, with each entry containing its naming convention, steel number and a description of its properties, combined with infographics describing the format in which each

Designing a Safer Built Environment: A complete guide to the management of design risk

Author(s): John Carpenter
Publication date: 05 May 2021
ISBN: 9780727765826
Stock level: In stock
£45.00 £60.00
Designing a Safer Built Environment addresses long-standing uncertainties and challenges faced by designers, highlighted by recent events such as the Grenfell Tower fire, by providing a clear methodology for design risk management. Applicable across projects of all sizes, the book shows how designers can effectively manage risks to safety and healt

BIM for Project Managers: Digital construction management

Author(s): Peter Barnes
Publication date: 30 November 2020
ISBN: 9780727765291
Stock level: In stock
£38.44 £51.25
BIM for Project Managers is a concise practical guide which shows how cutting-edge BIM related technologies can facilitate the successful management of construction and infrastructure projects. Focused specifically on core project management topic areas, the book shows how BIM can act as a catalyst for key project management functions in constructi

Civil Engineering Procedure, Eighth edition

Author(s): The Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 26 October 2020
ISBN: 9780727764270
Stock level: In stock
£23.06 £30.75
Civil Engineering Procedure is an indispensable guide which describes and explains the stages of work for a project from first consideration through to completion of construction and then beyond to handing over the resulting structures and services for use.

Appraisal and Repair of Timber Structures, Second edition

Author(s): Andrew Lawrence and Peter Ross
Publication date: 21 August 2020
ISBN: 9780727761781
Stock level: In stock
£65.44 £87.25
Appraisal and Repair of Timber Structures, Second edition is a comprehensive and fully updated guide focusing on the appraisal and repair of timber structures with reference to Eurocode 5.

Blue-Green Cities: Integrating urban flood risk management with green infrastructure

Author(s): Colin Thorne
Publication date: 03 August 2020
ISBN: 9780727764195
Stock level: In stock
£42.38 £56.50
In Blue-Green Cities, Colin Thorne and the team of authors, demonstrate how urban flood risk management based on Blue-Green approaches and infrastructure can deliver both sustainable flood risk management and multiple co-benefits that are valued by urban communities. Cities world-wide are seeking novel solutions to problems with aging 'grey' draina

Mentoring for Civil Engineers

Author(s): Patrick Waterhouse
Publication date: 28 May 2020
ISBN: 9780727764300
Stock level: In stock
£23.06 £30.75
Mentoring for Civil Engineers is a guide to planning and implementing the training of professional civil engineers. In an increasingly fast-moving industry, ensuring that engineers have the necessary skills, ability and commitment is key to success. Mentoring engineers is an important method to maintain performance in the workplace and this book of

Design of Vertical Gravity Sea and Quay Walls

Author(s): Marisa Ackhurst
Publication date: 12 May 2020
ISBN: 9780727763617
Stock level: In stock
£69.19 £92.25
This essential book offers a comprehensive guide to the design of vertical gravity concrete sea and quay wall structures for practitioners in the field. Design of Vertical Gravity Sea and Quay Walls covers the complete process from structure type selection through to detail design. Based on the British Standard 6349 as well as design codes inclu

Repair of Historic Timber Structures, Second edition

Author(s): David Yeomans
Publication date: 11 March 2020
ISBN: 9780727764386
Stock level: In stock
£46.13 £61.50
Timber is a timeless construction material and there is a growing movement to use modern methods to repair and maintain heritage structures. What is the best approach in refurbishing timber-framed buildings and how can a modern engineer understand the approaches needed to undertake these processes? In this new edition, David Yeomans explores str

Blast Effects on Buildings, Third edition

Author(s): David Cormie, Geoff Mays and Peter Smith
Publication date: 06 December 2019
ISBN: 9780727761477
Stock level: In stock
£71.81 £95.75
Blast Effects on Buildings showcases the latest practical guidance on designing buildings to optimise their resilience to blast loading. Focused specifically on the design of commercial buildings, it is an indispensable guide to help engineers reduce the risks posed to building occupants and businesses from terrorist attacks and other explosions.

Environmental Impact Assessment Handbook: A practical guide for planners, developers and communities, Third edition

Author(s): Barbara Carroll, Josh Fothergill, Jo Murphy and Trevor Turpin
Publication date: 18 November 2019
ISBN: 9780727761415
Stock level: In stock
£51.94 £69.25
Environmental Impact Assessment Handbook, Third edition offers a comprehensive practical guide to the requirements of environmental impact assessment (EIA) in accordance with UK regulations. Explaining the EIA process and legal procedures in a clear and straightforward way, the authors employ their extensive practical experience to cover each of th

NEC4: The Role of the Service Manager

Author(s): Bronwyn Mitchell and Barry Trebes
Publication date: 13 November 2019
ISBN: 9780727764461
Stock level: In stock
£39.94 £53.25
Written by two NEC experts, NEC4: The Role of the Service Manager describes the technical and behavioural traits required for the role of Service Manager in a NEC4 Term Service Contract (TSC4). Practical examples show how the Service Manager plays a key role in providing leadership, encouraging a collaborative culture and working collaboratively wi

Physical Modelling for Architecture and Building Design: A design practice tool

Author(s): Olga Popovic Larsen
Publication date: 21 October 2019
ISBN: 9780727763839
Stock level: In stock
£36.00 £48.00
Physical models have been an essential design tool for architecture, building design and urban projects, aiding design development from conception to realisation. Despite digitalisation, physical modelling remains a vital design tool. In Physical Modelling for Architecture and Building Design, Olga Popovic Larsen explores the role of physical mo

Environmental Geotechnics in Practice: Introduction and case studies

Author(s): Robert W. Sarsby
Publication date: 06 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763631
Stock level: In stock
£55.88 £74.50
Environmental Geotechnics in Practice is an informative and practical guide to the study of land-based waste disposal. The book identifies the key elements of a variety of waste disposal systems, and explains their role in protecting the environment. Using the most significant case histories from across the world where key lessons have been learned

NEC4: The Role of the Project Manager

Author(s): Bronwyn Mitchell and Barry Trebes
Publication date: 01 November 2017
ISBN: 9780727763532
Stock level: In stock
£38.81 £51.75
NEC Roles and Responsibilities is a series of books that provide a practical guide to the key roles in the NEC4 suite of contracts. Each title offers useful guidance and practical tips, and describes the technical information and behavioural traits that are needed to fulfil the role successfully. Written by two NEC experts, NEC4: The Role of the