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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
£62.50
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
£83.25
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
£53.50
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
£90.75
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
£53.50
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
£64.00
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
£99.75
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
£38.75
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
£94.00
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
£69.00
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
£119.00
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

Progressive Collapse of Structures, Second edition

Author(s): Uwe Starossek
Publication date: 06 December 2017
ISBN: 9780727761682
Stock level: In stock
£89.25
Progressive Collapse of Structures, Second edition provides structural engineers with the practical and systematic frameworks they need to anticipate the risk of progressive and/or disproportionate collapse, and to apply this knowledge to the design of new structures as well as the retrofit design of existing structures. With design codes becomi

Wireless Sensor Networks for Civil Infrastructure Monitoring: A best practice guide

Author(s): David Rodenas-Herráiz, Kenichi Soga, Paul Fidler and Nicholas de Battista
Publication date: 22 July 2016
ISBN: 9780727761514
Stock level: In stock
£83.25
Wireless Sensor Networks for Civil Infrastructure Monitoring provides expert guidance on the selection and use of wireless sensor network (WSN) technology for structural monitoring of both existing infrastructure and new construction projects. The purpose of this guide is to consolidate a generic methodology for the design and implementation of WSN

Transforming the Future of Infrastructure Through Smarter Information: Proceedings of the International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction

Author(s): RJ Mair, K Soga, Y Jin, AL Parlikad and JM Schooling
Publication date: 21 June 2016
ISBN: 9780727761279
Stock level: Low stock
£187.25
The International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSIC) brings together world-leading academics and practitioners from the fields of infrastructure planning, asset management and sensing. Transforming the Future of Infrastructure through Smarter Information covers a wide range of topics of relevance to smart infrastructure and

Structural Analysis

Author(s): Mikus Cirulis and Phil Wicks
Publication date: 13 August 2015
ISBN: 9780727759849
Stock level: Low stock
£39.50
ICE Textbooks provide clear, accurate and relevant information on the major principles of civil and structural engineering at a level suitable for undergraduate students worldwide. Divided into easily understandable modules, ICE Textbooks feature worked examples, practice questions and learning point summaries throughout. Structural Analysis off

Stadium and Arena Design (Stadium Engineering, 2nd edition)

Author(s): Edited by Peter Culley and John Pascoe
Publication date: 08 June 2015
ISBN: 9780727757906
Stock level: In stock
£125.75
Winner of the Washington DC - Baltimore Society for Technical Communication's 2015-2016 Award of Excellence Stadium and Arena Design recognises the importance of the multidisciplinary approach required to design, build and run modern, international stadiums. Bringing together a broad range of knowledge from specialists in each of the key areas of

Intelligent Buildings, 2nd edition

Author(s): Edited by D. Clements-Croome
Publication date: 15 August 2013
ISBN: 9780727757340
Stock level: In stock
£69.25
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 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
£88.25
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
£100.00
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

Designers' Guide to Eurocode 4: Design of composite steel and concrete structures, 2nd edition

Author(s): Roger P Johnson
Publication date: 20 December 2011
ISBN: 9780727741738
Stock level: In stock
£100.00
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