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Thermal Insulation Materials for Building Applications

Author(s): Latif Eshrar, Rachel Bevan and Tom Woolley
Publication Date: September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763518
Stock level: In stock
£45.00

Modern day buildings are now expected to be low energy or near zero energy to reduce carbon emissions. A key step in making building low energy is to minimise heat transfer through the building fabric with insulation fabrics. However, how can a practitioner choose the most eff...

Tension Structures: Form and behaviour, Second edition

Author(s): Wanda J. Lewis
Publication Date: January 2018
ISBN: 9780727761736
Stock level: In stock
£62.25

Tension Structures, Second edition delivers a unique coverage of the topic of tension structures ranging from a variety of pre-stressed cable net and fabric roofing forms to suspension bridge cables.  The emphasis is on finding minimum energy forms of these structures by an...

Learning from Failures - a Civil Engineering special issue

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication Date: October 2008
ISBN: 9780727736048
Stock level: Low stock
£21.50

This special issue of the highly respected Civil Engineering journal from the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers looks to study and learn from the catastrophes, collapses and failures that fascinate and horrify the civil engineering community.

Challenges of Concrete Construction: Volume 5, Sustainable Concrete Construction

Author(s): Edited by R K Dhir, University of Dundee
Publication Date: August 2002
ISBN: 9780727731777
Stock level: Out of stock
£152.25

Concrete is a global material that underwrites commercial wellbeing and social development. There is no substitute that can be used on the same engineering scale and its sustainability, expolitation and further development are imperatives to creating and maintaing a healthy e...

Challenges of Concrete Construction: Volume 1, Composite Materials in Concrete Construction

Author(s): Edited by R K Dhir, University of Dundee
Publication Date: August 2002
ISBN: 9780727731746
Stock level: Low stock
£98.75

Concrete is a global material that underwrites commercial wellbeing and social development. There is no substitute that can be used on the same engineering scale and its sustainability, expolitation and further development are imperatives to creating and maintaing a healthy e...

Concrete Industrial Ground Floors 2nd edition

Author(s): ICE Design and Practice Guide
Publication Date: July 2002
ISBN: 9780727731371
Stock level: Out of stock
£42.00

The quality of floor surfaces in industrial and commercial premises can be vitally important to effective business operations. Smooth floors are particularly important for storage operations, but strength, durability and economy are demands imposed by all industrial applicati...

Manual of Numerical Methods in Concrete: Modelling and Applications Validated by Experimental and Site-Monitoring Data

Author(s): M Y H Bangash, Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: July 2001
ISBN: 9780727729460
Stock level: Out of stock
£229.50

The modelling of constitutive equations to represent the isotropic and anisotropic behaviour of concrete in structures remains one of the most difficult tasks in structural engineering. At present, analyses on concrete structures are carried out for elastic, plastic and crack...

Concrete in Coastal Structures

Author(s): Edited by Richard T L Allen
Publication Date: April 1998
ISBN: 9780727736376
Stock level: Low stock
£68.75

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 ...

Cement Chemistry

Author(s): H F W Taylor
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725929
Stock level: Low stock
£122.25

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 leve...

Distributed Fibre Optic Strain Sensing for Monitoring Civil Infrastructure: A Practical Guide

Author(s): C Kechavarzi, K Soga, N de Battista, L Pelecanos, M Elshafie, RJ Mair
Publication Date: September 2016
ISBN: 9780727760555
Stock level: In stock
£75.25

Distributed Fibre Optic Strain Sensing for Monitoring Civil Infrastructure offers comprehensive guidance in the current developments of distributed optical fibre sensing applied to the field of civil engineering. The book discusses the concepts and practice of fibre optic m...