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Empirical Structural Design for Architects, Engineers and Builders

Author(s): Thomas Boothby
Publication Date: May 2018
ISBN: 9780727762078
Stock level: In stock
£33.20 £41.50

Empirical Structural Design for Architects, Engineers and Builders provides an explanation of empirical design as a practical means of making preliminary structural design decisions. The descriptive text, tables and figures assist the reader in completing a building design ...

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Offsite and smart construction

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication Date: November 2019
ISBN: 9780727765161
Stock level: In stock
£29.12 £36.40

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,...

Tension Structures: Form and behaviour, Second edition

Author(s): Wanda J. Lewis
Publication Date: January 2018
ISBN: 9780727761736
Stock level: In stock
£49.80 £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...

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Major and Innovative Projects in China

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication Date: May 2019
ISBN: 9780727764546
Stock level: In stock
£29.12 £36.40

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 infrastr...

Car Park Designers Handbook, 2nd edition

Author(s): J.D. Hill, Glynn Rhodes and Steve Vollar
Publication Date: November 2013
ISBN: 9780727758149
Stock level: In stock
£89.40 £111.75

The Car Park Designers’ Handbook provides essential guidance on those aspects of planning and design that will enable car parks to function efficiently and economically whilst being user-friendly. The new edition is a comprehensive reference tool which distils over 35 year...

Designers’ Guide to Eurocode 8: Design of Bridges for Earthquake Resistance EN 1998-2

Author(s): Michael Fardis, Basil Kolias and Alain Pecker (series editor Haig Gulvanessian)
Publication Date: November 2012
ISBN: 9780727757357
Stock level: Low stock
£79.00 £98.75

Designers’ Guide to Eurocode 8: Design of Bridges for Earthquake Resistance covers Part 2 Bridges of EN 1998 Design of structures for earthquake resistance which is the standard for use in the seismic design of bridges in which horizontal seismic actions are mainly resisted...

Designers' Guide to Eurocode: Basis of structural design, 2nd edition

Author(s): Haig Gulvanessian, Jean-Armand Calgaro and Milan Holický
Publication Date: March 2012
ISBN: 9780727741714
Stock level: In stock
£72.20 £90.25

Eurocode 0, EN 1990: Basis of Structural Design is considered the primary document in the Eurocode suite which establishes for the structural Eurocodes the principles and requirements for safety and serviceability of structures. More importantly, EN 1990 must be applied whene...

Designer's Guide to EN 1998-1 and 1998-5. Eurocode 8: Design Provisions for Earthquake Resistant Structures

Author(s): Professor Michael N Fardis, Dr. Eduardo Carvalho, Professor Amr Alnashai, Professor Ezio Faccioli and Professor Paolo Pinto, Professor Andre Plumier
Publication Date: September 2005
ISBN: 9780727733481
Stock level: Low stock
£92.80 £116.00

This series of Designers Guides to the Eurocodes provides comprehensive guidance in the form of design aids, indications for the most convenient design procedures and worked examples. The books also include background information to aid the designer in understanding the rea...

Buildability: Successful Construction from Concept to Completion

Author(s): Trevor M Holroyd
Publication Date: April 2003
ISBN: 9780727732071
Stock level: Low stock
£33.60 £42.00

"This book fills an important gap in construction literature and makes a positive contributon to improving buildability and hence efficiency. I am sure it will benefit its readers and the construction industry generally." - Sir Frank Gibb Buildability demonstrates that...

Structures Under Shock and Impact

Author(s): Mr P S Bulson
Publication Date: April 1992
ISBN: 9780727716811
Stock level: Low stock
£84.20 £105.25

The response of structures and structural elements to explosive shock or high speed impact is of growing interest to scientists, research engineers and designers throughout the world. Attacks on civil and military buildings, bridges and transport vehicles by terrorists mean t...