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
Designing and Constructing Prestressed Bridges shows how designs using prestressing methods can be utilised in the building of bridge structures. Prestressed bridges can be used in a variety of locations and styles and it can often be difficult to understand the intricacies of the design. This book solves this concern by discussing the aspects of b
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
This Civil Engineering special issue is on underground construction. It explores some of the latest developments and innovations that are transforming underground construction across the world. The wide-ranging papers cover various ways in which underground spaces can meet society's future needs, and the innovations in underground construction tech
Author(s): David Cormie, Geoff Mays and Peter Smith
Publication date: 06 December 2019
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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.
This special issue from the Civil Engineering journal covers offsite and smart construction. Smart construction − characterised by increased activity offsite, digital design and greater standardisation and automation – is helping to address the challenges of poor productivity, delays and shortages of skilled labour in the construction industry. Thi
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
This special issue of the journal Civil Engineering covers major and innovative projects in China. Construction in mainland China has boomed over the last 30 years in line with rapid development of the national economy. Innovative design and delivery of structures and infrastructure is much in evidence, along with widespread application of advanced
BIM in Principle and in Practice, now in its third edition, is an indispensable guide to BIM principles and techniques. It provides clear explanations of core concepts, and answers many of the common questions that are asked about BIM.;
In contrast to other narrowly focused guidance on BIM, this book offers a straightforward overview of BIM fund
Author(s): Subhamoy Bhattacharya, Rolando P. Orense and Domenico Lombardi
Publication date: 06 February 2019
Stock level:In stock
With easy-to-understand explanations of the basic concepts, Seismic Design of Foundations examines recent and worldwide research outputs and post-earthquake reconnaissance case studies, and offers practical means of applying them to the real world. Each case study also provides worked examples of new and innovative findings that reveal background i