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People and Organizational Management in Construction, 2nd edition

Author(s): Shamil Naoum
Publication date: 24 May 2011
ISBN: 9780727741516
Stock level: In stock
People and Organizational Management in Construction, Second edition, applies management concepts to the construction industry, addressing the ways construction organizations can seek to improve their performance and effectiveness by understanding human and organizational behaviour. Using case studies and examples from the construction industry, th

Structural Fire Engineering

Author(s): Tom Lennon
Publication date: 19 May 2011
ISBN: 9780727741417
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Structural Fire Engineering provides comprehensive and practical design guidance on the application of structural fire engineering to specialist structural engineers. The chapters provide an insight into the explanation of the structural fire engineering design process, its position within the regulatory system and guidance on the selection of appr

Structural systems: behaviour and design Volume 2: Spatial structural systems, foundations and dynamics

Author(s): Leonidas Stavridis
Publication date: 08 October 2010
ISBN: 9780727741073
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Promoting and underlining the importance of structural thinking, Structural Systems: Behaviour and Design will provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of the behaviour of a wide range of structural systems based on the load-carrying mechanisms involved. Bringing together a wide array of structural types and covering the behaviour and des

Selected Papers on Geotechnical Engineering by P R Vaughan, FREng

Author(s): Imperial College and GCG Peter Vaughan Commitee
Publication date: 12 March 2009
ISBN: 9780727736208
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This book brings together twenty of the most important papers by the late Professor Peter Rolfe Vaughan on geotechnical engineering. Selected by Peter's closest colleagues at Imperial College and the Geotechnical Consulting Group, these papers are reproduced along with the obituary published in Géotechnique, a full listing of his bibliography, some

Long-term hazard to drinking water resources from landfills

Author(s): P. Spillmann, T. Dorrie and M. Struve
Publication date: 26 February 2009
ISBN: 9780727735133
Stock level: Low stock
The co-disposal of domestic waste with industrial waste can represent a serious hazard to prime sources of drinking water throughout the world. Containing the latest research on the risks to groundwater over time, this book provides a scientific case for more sustainable landfill construction - over overwhelming implications for changes in waste ma

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: 17 April 2008
ISBN: 9780727733504
Stock level: Low stock
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 mechanisms that give rise to the geology of our planet and describes the wa

Civil Engineering Heritage Scotland – The Lowlands and Borders

Author(s): Edited by R. Paxton and J. Shipway
Publication date: 18 May 2007
ISBN: 9780727734877
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"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 the visionary projects that created the opportunities for trade and wealth creat

Future Flooding and Coastal Erosion Risks

Author(s): C. Thorne, E. Evans and E. Penning-Rowsell
Publication date: 10 January 2007
ISBN: 9780727734495
Stock level: Low stock
“Over £200 billion worth of assets are at risk around British rivers and coasts and those risks are likely to increase over the next 100 years due to changes in climate and in society.” - Sir David King, Government Chief Scientific Adviser This book presents a comprehensive insight into the flooding system, spanning multiple disciplines ac

Concrete: Neville's Insights and Issues

Author(s): Adam Neville
Publication date: 26 May 2006
ISBN: 9780727734686
Stock level: Low stock
“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. Standard books on concrete often have an encyclopaedic approach and proceed f

Communication Structures

Author(s): Brian W. Smith
Publication date: 13 May 2006
ISBN: 9780727734006
Stock level: Out of stock
“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 structural engineers, scientific researchers, mast and tower owners and antenna experts