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Strategic Procurement in Construction

Author(s): Andrew Cox
Publication date: 01 May 1998
ISBN: 9780727725998
£44.50
This book explores the appropriateness of procurement strategies in certain situations. It argues that organisations should develop strategically aligned supply chains to deliver predictable and sustained performance improvements and asserts that the assumption that one approach is appropriate to manage all cirumstances is flawed.It provides a fram

Introduction to Cable Roof Structures, 2nd edition

Author(s): H A Buchholdt, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 15 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727726247
£64.50
The second edition of this book provides structural engineers with a concise introduction to the architectural, structural and technological aspects of cable roofs, and supplies sufficient information for engineers to carry out their own designs. The improved methods for generating wind and earthquake histories have been included as the trend in mo

Concrete in Coastal Structures

Author(s): Edited by Richard T L Allen
Publication date: 09 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727736376
£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

Structural Appraisal of Iron Framed Textile Mills: ICE Design and Practice Guide

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 09 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727727138
£20.90
This guide begins with a broad overview of mill building structures and their development, illustrated with examples of mill construction details. It then moves on to discuss measures that may be needed to ensure compliance with modern Building Regulations. Historical and modern evidence is presented to show that the robustness of these old buildin

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
£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

River and Channel Revetments: A Design Manual

Author(s): Manuela Escarameia, HR Wallingford
Publication date: 01 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727726919
£88.25
This comprehensive manual provides extensive information on the types of revetment available and provides guidance on the choice and design of these systems. With regard to natural and artificial watercourses information is included on revetments that incorporate some form of structural protection and revetments which combine this protection with v

Dynamics of Marine Sands

Author(s): Richard Soulsby
Publication date: 01 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727725844
£100.00
The practical engineer looking for an urgent solution to a sediment-related project often finds that the results of the relevant academic research are published in unfamiliar language in publications that are not easily available. Dynamics of marine sands bridges the gap between academic research and practical applications by summarising the resear

Revetment Systems Against Wave Attack: A Design Manual

Author(s): Kirsty McConnell, HR Wallingford
Publication date: 01 January 1998
ISBN: 9780727727060
£81.00
This book discusses the functions of revetments and the different aspects of structural performance. It includes example specifications and calculations that enable the engineer to choose the most stable, appropriate and cost-effective revetment system for a given situation. The book guides the engineer through the design process, from identifying

Appraisal and Repair of Reinforced Concrete

Author(s): R Holland, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 17 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725837
£40.75
This book provides guidance on appraisal and repair of reinforced concrete building structures. It addresses the problems related to reinforced concrete, corrosion of reinforcement, cracking, cathodic protection and protective coatings, and it highlights the advantages and/or problems of each while explaining the methods and options available.

Communication for Professional Engineers, 2nd edition

Author(s): W. Scott, Consultant and Bertil Billing, Consultant Engineer
Publication date: 11 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726308
£29.00
The skill of communicating effectively is rarely an inherited gift and the majority of people, who are not blessed with this instinctive flair, have to work hard to develop and acquire the ability. Communication for professional engineers is a practical and down-to-earth guide to all the techniques you can use to improve your communication skill