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Digital Twins in the Built Environment: Fundamentals, principles and applications

Author(s): Qiuchen Lu, Xiang Xie, Ajith Parlikad, Jennifer Schooling and Michael Pitt.
Publication date: 16 June 2022
ISBN: 9780727765802
Stock level: In stock
£110.00
Digital Twins in the Built Environment offers a new, comprehensive, systematic and clear view of digital twin development in the architecture, engineering, construction and facilities management sectors. It will help you to uncover the implementation and development of digital twins work and understand how to operate and maintain digital twin asset

ICE Manual of Bridge Engineering, Third edition

Author(s): Edited by Gerard Parke and Nigel Hewson
Publication date: 14 March 2022
ISBN: 9780727763051
Stock level: In stock
£250.00
The ICE Manual of Bridge Engineering is the industry's leading guide to the engineering of all types of bridges. This book has been written by a team of leading experts and contains all of the key topics that any bridge engineer needs to refer to. All aspects from bridge design, materials and management of bridges to loadings, construction and acce

Concise Guide to Reinforced Concrete Design to Eurocode 2

Author(s): Patrick Purcell
Publication date: 02 March 2022
ISBN: 9780727765727
Stock level: In stock
£45.00
Concise Guide to Reinforced Concrete Design to Eurocode 2 explains the principles of limit state design in Eurocode 2 by means of simple worked examples of reinforced concrete design. The book introduces the reader to the basic principles applicable to each section and guides to design elementary reinforced concrete structures. Further practice pro

Designing a Safer Built Environment: A complete guide to the management of design risk

Author(s): John Carpenter
Publication date: 05 May 2021
ISBN: 9780727765826
Stock level: In stock
£60.00
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

Author(s): Jiří Stráský and Radim Nečas
Publication date: 20 January 2021
ISBN: 9780727763853
Stock level: In stock
£80.00
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

Design of Vertical Gravity Sea and Quay Walls

Author(s): Marisa Ackhurst
Publication date: 12 May 2020
ISBN: 9780727763617
Stock level: In stock
£92.25
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

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Underground Construction

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 08 May 2020
ISBN: 9780727765413
Stock level: In stock
£37.30
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

Blast Effects on Buildings, Third edition

Author(s): David Cormie, Geoff Mays and Peter Smith
Publication date: 06 December 2019
ISBN: 9780727761477
Stock level: In stock
£95.75
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.

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Offsite and smart construction

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 01 November 2019
ISBN: 9780727765161
Stock level: In stock
£38.75
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 Modelling for Architecture and Building Design: A design practice tool

Author(s): Olga Popovic Larsen
Publication date: 21 October 2019
ISBN: 9780727763839
Stock level: In stock
£48.00
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

ICE Themes 7- book set

Author(s): Multi Contributor
Publication date: 03 October 2019
ISBN: 9780727765031
Stock level: Low stock
£780.50
Books in the ICE Themes series showcase cutting edge research and practical guidance in civil engineering for researchers and students. Curated by experts, each title focuses on a key challenge within civil engineering research and practice. They bring together in one volume, high impact research articles published by ICE Publishing from leading

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Major and Innovative Projects in China

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 01 May 2019
ISBN: 9780727764546
Stock level: In stock
£38.75
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, Third edition

Author(s): Peter Barnes
Publication date: 04 March 2019
ISBN: 9780727763693
Stock level: In stock
£37.25
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

Seismic Design of Foundations: Concepts and applications

Author(s): Subhamoy Bhattacharya, Rolando P. Orense and Domenico Lombardi
Publication date: 06 February 2019
ISBN: 9780727761668
Stock level: In stock
£90.25
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

Empirical Structural Design for Architects, Engineers and Builders

Author(s): Thomas Boothby
Publication date: 18 May 2018
ISBN: 9780727762078
Stock level: In stock
£44.25
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 on the basis of proven ratios, simple rules of thumb, standard practices and

Tension Structures: Form and behaviour, Second edition

Author(s): Wanda J. Lewis
Publication date: 04 January 2018
ISBN: 9780727761736
Stock level: In stock
£66.25
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 analogy to nature.

Shell Structures in Civil and Mechanical Engineering: Theory and Analysis, Second edition

Author(s): Alphose Zingoni
Publication date: 14 December 2017
ISBN: 9780727760289
Stock level: In stock
£114.25
Shell Structures in Civil and Mechanical Engineering,;joint;winner of;the University of Cape Town Book Award for 2019, comprehensively covers the theories governing the membrane and bending behaviour of thin elastic shells. It applies these theories to obtain practical solutions for a wide variety of shell structures encountered in the civil and me

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Crossrail project: programme managing the Elizabeth line, London

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 04 October 2017
ISBN: 9780727763686
Stock level: In stock
£38.75
This special issue of Civil Engineering is about programme managing the £14·8 billion Crossrail project to deliver the new east–west Elizabeth line railway across London. Jointly published by the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Association of Project Management, it is part of an initiative by the delivery team to share its experiences and le

BIM in Healthcare Infrastructure: Planning, design and construction

Author(s): Michael Phiri
Publication date: 13 September 2016
ISBN: 9780727759993
Stock level: In stock
£91.50
BIM in Healthcare Infrastructure explores the application and implementation of BIM technology in the planning, design and construction of healthcare infrastructure. Incorporating BIM within an internationally-applicable framework, this highly-illustrated reference guide uses case study organisations to navigate the key challenges to implementin

Civil Engineering Special Issue: From research to practice

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 15 October 2015
ISBN: 9780727761637
Stock level: Low stock
£38.75
This special issue of Civil Engineering includes nine papers exploring aspects of research and practice. Topics covered include the development of a new composite flooring system installed in the iconic Leadenhall building in central London, UK, the use of timber in civil engineering, geogrids for transport as well as the funding of research by the

Car Park Designers Handbook, 2nd edition

Author(s): J.D. Hill, Glynn Rhodes and Steve Vollar
Publication date: 27 November 2013
ISBN: 9780727758149
Stock level: In stock
£118.75
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 years of specialist knowledge and experience in car park design, repair and im

Intelligent Buildings, 2nd edition

Author(s): Edited by D. Clements-Croome
Publication date: 15 August 2013
ISBN: 9780727757340
Stock level: In stock
£64.75
Intelligent Buildings is a comprehensive guide to the latest knowledge on the design, construction, management and technology of intelligent buildings and cities for sustainable developments that meet the needs of users now and in the future. Intelligent buildings are functional, economical, adaptable and sustainable, responding to the needs of the

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: 23 November 2012
ISBN: 9780727757357
Stock level: Low stock
£102.25
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 through bending of the piers or at the abutments, and the seismic design of

ICE Manual of Structural Design: Buildings

Author(s): John Bull (Ed)
Publication date: 23 October 2012
ISBN: 9780727741448
Stock level: In stock
£189.25
Part of the ICE manuals series, ICE Manual of Structural Design is the essential reference for all structural engineers involved in the design of buildings and other structures. The manual takes a project oriented approach, covering key issues that design professionals face at the outset of a project such as sustainability, risk management and how

Designers’ Guide to Eurocode 9: Design of Aluminium Structures: EN 1999-1-1 and -1-4

Author(s): Torsten Höglund and Phil Tindall (series editor Haig Gulvanessian)
Publication date: 24 July 2012
ISBN: 9780727757371
Stock level: In stock
£82.50
Designer's Guide to Eurocode 9 covers the design of building and civil engineering works made from wrought and cast aluminium alloys. While aluminium is a lesser-used material, Eurocode 9 is a complicated document and there is currently very little guidance to its use. The latest addition to the bestselling Designers' Guide series addresses the

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

Author(s): Haig Gulvanessian, Jean-Armand Calgaro and Milan Holický
Publication date: 07 March 2012
ISBN: 9780727741714
Stock level: In stock
£93.50
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 whenever the Eurocodes 1 to 9 are used. This Designers' Guide was one of the

Designer's Guide to Eurocode 6: Design of Masonry Structures

Author(s): John Morton
Publication date: 23 November 2011
ISBN: 9780727731555
Stock level: In stock
£82.50
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 reasoning behind and the objectives of the codes. All of the individual guides

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Delivering London 2012: Infrastructure and Venues

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 01 November 2011
ISBN: 9780727757456
Stock level: In stock
£21.20
This second Civil Engineering special issue about the London 2012 Olympics project describes the physical delivery of key assets on the Olympic Park. The nine papers discuss how each of the project teams for the major infrastructure and venues projects individually responded to the briefs set by ODA and the challenges of design and construction.

Designers' Guide to Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Buildings, 2nd edition

Author(s): Leroy Gardner and David Nethercot
Publication date: 08 September 2011
ISBN: 9780727741721
Stock level: In stock
£81.50
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 reasoning behind and the objectives of the codes. All of the individual guides

Structural Fire Engineering

Author(s): Tom Lennon
Publication date: 19 May 2011
ISBN: 9780727741417
Stock level: In stock
£93.50
Structural Fire Engineering provides comprehensive and practical design guidance on the application of structural fire engineering to specialist structural engineers. The chapters provide an insight into the explanation of the structural fire engineering design process, its position within the regulatory system and guidance on the selection of appr

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: 28 September 2005
ISBN: 9780727733481
Stock level: Low stock
£123.50
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 reasoning behind and the objectives of the codes. All of the individual guides

Buildability: Successful Construction from Concept to Completion

Author(s): Trevor M Holroyd
Publication date: 28 April 2003
ISBN: 9780727732071
Stock level: Low stock
£44.75
"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 projects that go well and leave satisfied clients and contractors are based

Structures Under Shock and Impact

Author(s): Mr P S Bulson
Publication date: 02 April 1992
ISBN: 9780727716811
Stock level: Low stock
£109.00
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 that more attention has to be given at the design stage to the effects of e