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Civil Engineering Heritage: London and the Thames Valley

Author(s): Edited by Denis Smith
Publication Date: December 2001
ISBN: 9780727728760
Stock level: Low stock
£20.80 £26.00

This book deals with the civil engineering heritage of the capital and Thames Valley. The development of London has attracted the design and construction skills of a range of eminent civil engineers and contractors. The work of Sir Marc and I K Brunel, the Rennie family, Robe...

The Diary of William Mackenzie

Author(s): Edited by David Brooke
Publication Date: May 2000
ISBN: 9780727728302
Stock level: Out of stock
£27.60 £34.50

History has not been kind to the memory of William Mackenzie. While the names of Telford and Stephenson continue to be well known today, that of William Mackenzie, one of the most important figures in the engineering world during the first half of the nineteenth century, has ...

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

Author(s): Edited by Roger Cragg
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725769
Stock level: Low stock
£23.20 £29.00

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 ...

From Kendal's Coffee House to Great George Street

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: March 1995
ISBN: 9780727720221
Stock level: Low stock
£25.20 £31.50

The history of the various headquarters of the Institution of Civil Engineers traces the journey from the first meetings of a group of young engineers in Kendal's Coffee House, Fleet Street to the grandeur of the present headquarters at Great George Street. Details are given...

John Smeaton FRS

Author(s): A W Skempton
Publication Date: June 1991
ISBN: 9780727700889
Stock level: Low stock
£29.20 £36.50

John Smeaton, the greatest civil engineer of the 18th century, was principal founder of the profession in Britain and an engineering scientist of international repute. This is a biography of Smeaton, which covers the whole range of his diverse achievements.

ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering

Author(s): J. Burland, T. Chapman, H. Skinner and M. Brown
Publication Date: February 2012
ISBN: 9780727736529
Stock level: Low stock
£229.80 £287.25

Written and edited by a wide selection of leading specialists, ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering delivers an authoritative and comprehensive reference providing the core geotechnical engineering principles, practical techniques, and the major questions engineers should...

The Civil Engineers: The Story of the Institution of Civil Engineers and the people who made it

Author(s): Hugh Ferguson and Mike Chrimes
Publication Date: June 2011
ISBN: 9780727741431
Stock level: In stock
£43.00 £53.75

The first history of the Institution of Civil Engineers to be illustrated in colour looks at the development of the profession over nearly 200 years and includes biographies of some of the greatest engineers who made these changes possible, charting the successes of construct...

Selected Papers on Soil Mechanics

Author(s): A W Skempton
Publication Date: December 1984
ISBN: 9780727702050
Stock level: Low stock
£41.20 £51.50

This volume of selected papers by Professor A W Skempton is published to mark his 70th birthday on 4th June 1984. In making the selection of papers we aimed to show Skempton's breadth of interest and achievement int he general field of soil mechanics and to include papers tha...

Appraisal and Repair of Timber Structures, Second edition

Author(s): Andrew Lawrence and Peter Ross
Publication Date: August 2020
ISBN: 9780727761781
Stock level: In stock
£68.00 £85.00

Appraisal and Repair of Timber Structures, Second edition is a comprehensive and fully updated guide focusing on the appraisal and repair of timber structures with reference to Eurocode 5.   Written by two leading experts in the field of timber engineering, this book inc...

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Saint Petersburg

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication Date: April 2015
ISBN: 9780727761088
Stock level: In stock
£29.12 £36.40

This special issue of Civil Engineering is the first about Russia and in particular a Russian city; not just any city but ‘The Venice of the North’ - Saint Petersburg. Of the six papers presented, five are from Russian authors generally from the Saint Petersburg State Universi...