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The Management of Setting out in Construction: ICE Design and Practice Guide

Author(s): Edited by Jim Smith
Publication date: 11 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726148
£40.75
There are few tasks in surveying that carry more onerous responsibilities than setting out. The financial cost of mistakes can be horrendous and completely out of proportion to the perceived value of the task. Setting out is just one part of a complex series of processes which spans the whole project from inception to final construction and beyond.

Highway Maintenance Handbook, 2nd Edition

Author(s): Edited by Ken Atkinson, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 10 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725318
£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

Construction Project Management: Getting it Right First Time

Author(s): John Woodward, Consultant
Publication date: 10 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725578
£59.75
'Its breadth and depth commend it to everybody who needs to refresh, or extend their knowledge of the subject…It covers the full range of techniques from the hard basics of network analysis to the softer but vital human aspects. It centres upon the management of construction projects but draws in and illuminates the points where the techniques are

Preparing International Proposals

Author(s): Robert E Bartlett, Consultant, Germany
Publication date: 10 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725820
£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

Ground Anchorages and Anchored Structures

Author(s): Edited by G S Littlejohn, University of Bradford
Publication date: 10 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726070
£100.00
This volume presents the proceedings of the first major international conference for over twenty years on the state-of-the-art of ground anchorage technology. Leading researchers and practitioners from around the world came together to discuss all the aspects of design, construction and performance of ground anchorages for the use in stabilisation

Civil Engineering Heritage: Wales and West Central England, 2nd edition

Author(s): Edited by Roger Cragg
Publication date: 08 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725769
£32.50
First published in 1985, this new edition of Civil Engineering Heritage: Wales and West Central England covers Wales and the Western part of central England from Cheshire in the north to just south of Bristol. This book has been substantially revised and updated to provide a much greater spread and depth of coverage, and describes many examples of

Cement Chemistry

Author(s): H F W Taylor
Publication date: 01 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725929
£135.25
H. F. W. Taylor was for many years Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at he University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Since 1948, his main research interest has been the chemistry of cement. His early work laid the foundations of our understanding of the structure at the nanometre level of C-S-H, the principal product formed when cement is mixed with water,

Bridge Modification 2: Stronger and Safer Bridges

Author(s): Edited by B Pritchard, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 01 March 1997
ISBN: 9780727725899
£46.50
Changes in vehicle weight limits and revisions to safety standards inevitably increase the demands placed on bridges. Increases in traffic flow seen over the past years also mean that many bridges are carrying much greater loads than their designers ever anticipated. Following from the very successful Bridge Modification conference in 1994, this

Sustainability and Acceptability in Infrastructure Development

Author(s): The Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 31 December 1996
ISBN: 9780727725356
£40.75
This report has been written with the specific aim of opening up the subject presented by the Secretary of State to consider the interaction between engineering, the environment, economics and politics.

Earth Reinforcement and Soil Structures

Author(s): C.J.F.P. Jones
Publication date: 13 September 1996
ISBN: 9780727734891
£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.