Timber is a timeless construction material and there is a growing movement to use modern methods to repair and maintain heritage structures. What is the best approach in refurbishing timber-framed buildings and how can a modern engineer understand the approaches needed to undertake these processes?
In this new edition, David Yeomans explores str
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.
Author(s): William J Nuttall, David V Gibson, Dariusz Trzmielak and Alejandro Ibarra-Yunez
Publication date: 25 October 2019
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Energy and Mobility in Smart Cities brings together a collection of expert perspectives focusing on key themes underlying successful smart city developments. With a particular emphasis on developments relating to energy and mobility, the book provides a far-reaching analysis of key drivers of innovation. It explores potential opportunities and chal
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
The ICE Specification for Piling and Embedded Retaining Walls (SPERWall) is the UK's pre-eminent technical specification for piling and embedded walling works, either on land or near to shore.
The existence of an agreed way of executing piling works helps to reduce disputes on site and enables consultants to design more economically by having co
The BTS Specification for Tunnelling has become the standard industry document for tunnelling contracts, and forms the basis of tunnelling specifications for projects throughout the world. The specification has been revised in this third edition to reflect current industry best practice and to take account of the many advances in the field of tunne