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Managing Projects for Success: A Trilogy

Author(s): Hamilton, Consultant
Publication date: 01 January 2001
ISBN: 9780727734976
£116.25
Managing Projects for success is a 'how to do it' book of considerable value to practitioners and students alike. It provides the challenge of theory application through a series of exercises and is comprehensively illustrated. Managing Projects for Success equips the reader with specialist skills that can be immediately applied in practice and

Structural Detailing in Steel

Author(s): M Y H Bangash, Consulting engineer
Publication date: 01 December 2000
ISBN: 9780727734761
£78.75
Construction time constraints are partly responsible for the increasingly prevalent use of structural steel. The need for swift completed framework and fabrication is of paramount importance. This extensive manual looks at the various aspects of steel construction. It covers the full scope of structural steelwork detailing, including fundamentals,

Dynamics of Estuarine Muds

Author(s): R Whitehouse, R Soulsby, W Roberts and H Mitchener, HR Wallingford
Publication date: 03 November 2000
ISBN: 9780727728647
£92.75
The ability to predict the movement of cohesive sediment within coastal, estuarine or inland waters has a significant economic and ecological importance in the development of new engineering works and the maintenance of existing installations. Dynamics of estuarine muds clearly describes the most up-to-date developments in this field and contains i

Principles of Estimating

Author(s): Trevor Holroyd, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 11 August 2000
ISBN: 9780727727633
£57.25
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 book provides engineers with a sound all round ability and commercial ade

The Role of Cost Saving and Innovation in PFI Projects

Author(s): Construction Industry Council
Publication date: 02 June 2000
ISBN: 9780727728791
£88.25
As PFI matures, inevitably questions are being asked about the role of cost saving and innovation. This publication presents the findings of a study designed to test the proposition that PFI will yield value for money by stimulating innovation. It surveys people responsible for managing the purchasing, designing, building and operation of PFI proje

A Short Course in Foundation Engineering, 2nd edition

Author(s): N. Simons, University of Surrey and B. Menzies, GDS Instruments Ltd
Publication date: 01 June 2000
ISBN: 9780727727510
£100.00
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 in practical applications. The book is illustrated with numerous worked

The Diary of William Mackenzie

Author(s): Edited by David Brooke
Publication date: 11 May 2000
ISBN: 9780727728302
£38.25
History has not been kind to the memory of William Mackenzie. While the names of Telford and Stephenson continue to be well known today, that of William Mackenzie, one of the most important figures in the engineering world during the first half of the nineteenth century, has slipped from prominence.The Institution of Civil Engineers has now publish

Integral bridges: A fundamental approach to the time temperature loading problem

Author(s): George England, Imperial College, Neil Tsang, University of Strathclyde, and David Bush, Highways Agency
Publication date: 18 February 2000
ISBN: 9780727735416
£46.75
In recent years, integral bridges have become increasingly popular in the UK. The Highways Agency standard now requires, where possible, that all new bridges with a length of less than sixty metres should be of integral form. In addition, it has been found that, due especially to the problems and costs associated with failed expansion joints, integ

Asphalts in Road Construction

Author(s): Edited by Robert N Hunter, Hunter & Edgar
Publication date: 09 January 2000
ISBN: 9780727727800
£123.50
This book is an essential guide to all facets of asphalt technology as applied to the construction and maintenance of highways and reflects the very best of UK asphalt and pavement technology. Written by an international team of leading experts, it covers all aspects of fully flexible road construction from foundation design through to surface trea

Civil Engineering Construction Contracts, 2nd edition

Author(s): Michael O’Reilly, Kingston University
Publication date: 13 December 1999
ISBN: 9780727727855
£46.75
This book provides a solid background on various principal civil engineering contracts including the ICE 6th, the NEC2, the Arbitration and Conciliation Acts and the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1998. It also includes commentary on the ICE 7th and international contracts. The book provides a concise introduction to contract