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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
£45.00 £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
£60.00 £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

BIM for Project Managers: Digital construction management

Author(s): Peter Barnes
Publication date: 30 November 2020
ISBN: 9780727765291
Stock level: In stock
£38.44 £51.25
BIM for Project Managers is a concise practical guide which shows how cutting-edge BIM related technologies can facilitate the successful management of construction and infrastructure projects. Focused specifically on core project management topic areas, the book shows how BIM can act as a catalyst for key project management functions in constructi

Appraisal and Repair of Timber Structures, Second edition

Author(s): Andrew Lawrence and Peter Ross
Publication date: 21 August 2020
ISBN: 9780727761781
Stock level: In stock
£65.44 £87.25
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.

Refurbishment Projects: Health and safety management

Author(s): Edited by David Oloke
Publication date: 08 June 2020
ISBN: 9780727761590
Stock level: In stock
£38.44 £51.25
Refurbishment Projects by David Oloke is a qualitative reference tool for exploring health and safety management and risk management of alteration, renovation and refurbishment projects. As the need to make old stock more energy efficient increases in line with the requirements of sustainable development, the number of extensions, loft conversions,

Repair of Historic Timber Structures, Second edition

Author(s): David Yeomans
Publication date: 11 March 2020
ISBN: 9780727764386
Stock level: In stock
£46.13 £61.50
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

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
£71.81 £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.

BIM in Principle and in Practice, Third edition

Author(s): Peter Barnes
Publication date: 04 March 2019
ISBN: 9780727763693
Stock level: In stock
£27.94 £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
£67.69 £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

Tension Structures: Form and behaviour, Second edition

Author(s): Wanda J. Lewis
Publication date: 04 January 2018
ISBN: 9780727761736
Stock level: In stock
£49.69 £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.