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Sustainability and Acceptability in Infrastructure Development

Author(s): The Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: December 1996
ISBN: 9780727725356
Stock level: Low stock
£38.00

This report has been written with the specific aim of opening up the subject presented by the Secretary of State to consider the interaction between engineering, the environment, economics and politics.

Management Decisions for Engineers

Author(s): James Parkin, University of Technology, Sydney
Publication Date: May 1996
ISBN: 9780727725011
Stock level: Low stock
£53.50

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, designe...

Design Tables for Reinforced Laterally Loaded Masonry Panels: To BS 5628 Parts 1 and 2

Author(s): R Cheng, Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: April 1996
ISBN: 9780727725264
Stock level: Low stock
£32.75

Masonry walls are not isotropic; they have less strength in bending in the vertical direction than in the horizontal. The design of two-way spanning masonry panels under lateral loads is therefore complicated and tedious. The design tables in this book present a straightfo...

Practical Risk Management in the Construction Industry

Author(s): L Edwards, Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick
Publication Date: May 1995
ISBN: 9780727720641
Stock level: Low stock
£41.50

Until now there has been little information available to engineers to help them assimilate quickly the basic theories and practice of risk management; nor has information been widely available on the risk assessments actually produced and the risk management undertaken by thos...

From Kendal's Coffee House to Great George Street

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: March 1995
ISBN: 9780727720221
Stock level: Low stock
£32.75

The history of the various headquarters of the Institution of Civil Engineers traces the journey from the first meetings of a group of young engineers in Kendal's Coffee House, Fleet Street to the grandeur of the present headquarters at Great George Street. Details are given...

Track Geotechnology and Substructure Management

Author(s): J. Waters, Railway Geotechnical Consultant and E. Selig, University of Massachusetts
Publication Date: October 1994
ISBN: 9780727720139
Stock level: Low stock
£157.75

This book is a comprehensive study which provides practical advice and guidance on the important role played by ground engineering in the construction of railway track, the use of which will result in optimum quality with the minimum maintenance effort and the most economical...

Piling: European practice and worldwide trends

Author(s): M.J. Sands
Publication Date: December 1993
ISBN: 9780727735645
Stock level: Low stock
£93.50

This title from Thomas Telford contains the proceedings of a conference organised by the Institution of Civil Engineers, and held in London on 7 - 9 April 1992.

Structures Under Shock and Impact

Author(s): Mr P S Bulson
Publication Date: April 1992
ISBN: 9780727716811
Stock level: Low stock
£109.00

The response of structures and structural elements to explosive shock or high speed impact is of growing interest to scientists, research engineers and designers throughout the world. Attacks on civil and military buildings, bridges and transport vehicles by terrorists mean t...

John Smeaton FRS

Author(s): A W Skempton
Publication Date: June 1991
ISBN: 9780727700889
Stock level: Low stock
£38.00

John Smeaton, the greatest civil engineer of the 18th century, was principal founder of the profession in Britain and an engineering scientist of international repute. This is a biography of Smeaton, which covers the whole range of his diverse achievements.

The FIDIC Digest

Author(s): John G Sawyer and C Arthur Gillott
Publication Date: October 1990
ISBN: 9780727733412
Stock level: Low stock
£82.50

For any major civil engineering project in any location to prove successful, it should be governed by the terms and conditions agreed by the two main parties concerned - the Employer and the Contractor. Acceptance of the FIDEC conditions of contract for civil engineering cons...