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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,

Design of Vertical Gravity Sea and Quay Walls

Author(s): Marisa Ackhurst
Publication date: 12 May 2020
ISBN: 9780727763617
Stock level: In stock
£96.00
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

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.

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
£50.00
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

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
£40.50
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
£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

Empirical Structural Design for Architects, Engineers and Builders

Author(s): Thomas Boothby
Publication date: 18 May 2018
ISBN: 9780727762078
Stock level: Low stock
£46.25
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

Underground Spaces Unveiled: Planning and creating the cities of the future

Author(s): Han Admiraal and Antonia Cornaro
Publication date: 28 February 2018
ISBN: 9780727761453
Stock level: In stock
£80.50
Award-winning title on the benefits, challenges and possibilities of urban underground spaces. The book gives a broad overview of the concept of underground space development investigating the issues that are associated with the sustainable development of urban underground space.