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Site Management for Engineers

Author(s): Trevor Holroyd, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 06 May 1999
ISBN: 9780727727367
Stock level: Low stock
£33.56 £44.75
Newly qualified engineers often find that the skills required when they enter the workplace are different from the skills they learnt throughout their education and training. This may result in them feeling disadvantaged in a world of work which is strictly commercial. This book presents, in concise and clear terms, the various aspects of site mana

The Philosophy of Risk

Author(s): John C Chicken, Consultant and Tamar Posner, Safety Assessment Federation
Publication date: 15 April 1999
ISBN: 9780727726667
Stock level: Low stock
£29.25 £39.00
This book gives decision-makers a logical overall philosophy of risk that will enable them to make sound and consistently defensible decisions about the acceptability of risk. The authors examine a variety of activities - as diverse as major industrial projects and medicine, finance and sport, transport and manufacturing - to identify the factors c

Structural Appraisal of Iron Framed Textile Mills: ICE Design and Practice Guide

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 09 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727727138
Stock level: Low stock
£14.63 £19.50
This guide begins with a broad overview of mill building structures and their development, illustrated with examples of mill construction details. It then moves on to discuss measures that may be needed to ensure compliance with modern Building Regulations. Historical and modern evidence is presented to show that the robustness of these old buildin

Communication for Professional Engineers, 2nd edition

Author(s): W. Scott, Consultant and Bertil Billing, Consultant Engineer
Publication date: 11 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726308
Stock level: Low stock
£20.81 £27.75
The skill of communicating effectively is rarely an inherited gift and the majority of people, who are not blessed with this instinctive flair, have to work hard to develop and acquire the ability. Communication for professional engineers is a practical and down-to-earth guide to all the techniques you can use to improve your communication skill

The Management of Setting out in Construction: ICE Design and Practice Guide

Author(s): Edited by Jim Smith
Publication date: 11 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726148
Stock level: Low stock
£28.50 £38.00
There are few tasks in surveying that carry more onerous responsibilities than setting out. The financial cost of mistakes can be horrendous and completely out of proportion to the perceived value of the task. Setting out is just one part of a complex series of processes which spans the whole project from inception to final construction and beyond.

Highway Maintenance Handbook, 2nd Edition

Author(s): Edited by Ken Atkinson, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 10 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725318
Stock level: Low stock
£101.06 £134.75
In recent years, highway maintenance has become a high profile topic, owning to the greater travel potential of the general public and to the impact of roadworks on commerce following the swing away from rail transport. Highway maintenance was once a low-key activity, but it is now being treated as an important consideration in the overall cost of

Construction Project Management: Getting it Right First Time

Author(s): John Woodward, Consultant
Publication date: 10 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725578
Stock level: Low stock
£42.94 £57.25
'Its breadth and depth commend it to everybody who needs to refresh, or extend their knowledge of the subject…It covers the full range of techniques from the hard basics of network analysis to the softer but vital human aspects. It centres upon the management of construction projects but draws in and illuminates the points where the techniques are

Preparing International Proposals

Author(s): Robert E Bartlett, Consultant, Germany
Publication date: 10 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725820
Stock level: Low stock
£33.41 £44.55
The modern engineer has two key tasks: successfully completing projects and working to win the next one. In the past, a proposal may have been little more than a brief letter, accompanied by one or two CVs. Now, to tempt prospective clients, engineers have to submit a comprehensive document consisting of one hundred pages or more of text and calcul

Management Decisions for Engineers

Author(s): James Parkin, University of Technology, Sydney
Publication date: 13 May 1996
ISBN: 9780727725011
Stock level: Low stock
£41.25 £55.00
Decision making is at the heart of managing. It is the retraceable expression of the process of organizing. Good decisions produce good outcomes for both the organization and the manager, and careers May be made or broken by a single decision. This book is a guide, designed for engineering managers, to the theory and practice of how good decisio

Appraisal and repair of masonry

Author(s): G Parkinson, G Shaw, J Beck and D Knowles, Curtins Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 18 April 1996
ISBN: 9780727720559
Stock level: Low stock
£29.25 £39.00
This guide provides practical advice and guidance on the repair and maintenance of masonry structures. It covers all of the various forms of masonry, including stone, brick and blockwork.