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Bridge Engineering Handbook, Five Volume Set, Second Edition


Wai-Fah Chen, Lian Duan
January 24, 2014

Over 140 experts, 14 countries, and 89 chapters are represented in the second edition of the Bridge Engineering Handbook. This extensive collection provides detailed information on bridge engineering, and thoroughly explains the concepts and practical applications surrounding the subject, and also h...

Structural Engineer's Pocket Book: Eurocodes, Third Edition


Fiona Cobb
August 27, 2015

Functions as a Day-to-Day Resource for Practicing Engineers… The hugely useful Structural Engineer’s Pocket Book is now overhauled and revised in line with the Eurocodes. It forms a comprehensive pocket reference guide for professional and student structural engineers, especially those taking t...

Fundamentals of Ground Engineering


John Atkinson
May 13, 2014

Fundamentals of Ground Engineering is an unconventional study guide that serves up the key principles, theories, definitions, and analyses of geotechnical engineering in bite-sized pieces. This book contains brief—one or two pages per topic—snippets of information covering the geotechnical engin...

Principles of Reinforced Concrete Design


Mete A. Sozen, Toshikatsu Ichinose, Santiago Pujol
July 14, 2014

Encouraging creative uses of reinforced concrete, Principles of Reinforced Concrete Design draws a clear distinction between fundamentals and professional consensus. This text presents a mixture of fundamentals along with practical methods. It provides the fundamental concepts required for designing...

Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2016

October 01, 2015

‘An essential reference for everybody concerned with the calculation of costs of mechanical and electrical works.’ – Cost Engineer The construction sector is improving. Will skills shortages derail the upturn? Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2016 continues to be the most...

Ancient Underground Opening and Preservation: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Scientific Problems and Long-term Preservation of Large-scale Ancient Underground Engineering (23-26 October 2015, Longyou, Zhejiang, China)

Zhifa Yang, Chikaosa Tanimoto
October 01, 2015

Ancient Underground Opening and Preservation contains 59 papers presented at the International Symposium on Scientific Problems and Long-term Preservation of Largescale Ancient Underground Engineering (Longyou, China, 23-26 October 2015). The contributions focus on scientific and technical issues...

Drystone Retaining Walls: Design, Construction and Assessment

Paul F. McCombie, Jean-Claude Morel, Denis Garnier
September 25, 2015

Take a Detailed Look at the Practice of Drystone Retaining Wall Construction Drystone retaining walls make very efficient use of local materials, and sit comfortably in their environment. They make an important contribution to heritage and to the character of the landscape, and are loved by many...

Spatial Analysis Methods of Road Traffic Collisions

Becky P. Y. Loo, Tessa Kate Anderson
September 21, 2015

Examine the Prevalence and Geography of Road Collisions Spatial Analysis Methods of Road Traffic Collisions centers on the geographical nature of road crashes, and uses spatial methods to provide a greater understanding of the patterns and processes that cause them. Written by internationally known...

Soil Liquefaction: A Critical State Approach, Second Edition

Mike Jefferies, Ken Been
September 21, 2015

A Rigorous and Definitive Guide to Soil Liquefaction Soil liquefaction occurs when soil loses much of its strength or stiffness for a time—usually a few minutes or less—and which may then cause structural failure, financial loss, and even death. It can occur during earthquakes, from static loading...

Practical Rock Mechanics

Steve Hencher
September 18, 2015

An Ideal Source for Geologists and Others with Little Background in Engineering or Mechanics Practical Rock Mechanics provides an introduction for graduate students as well as a reference guide for practicing engineering geologists and geotechnical engineers. The book considers fundamental...

Railway Geotechnics

Dingqing Li, James Hyslip, Ted Sussmann, Steven Chrismer
September 17, 2015

Links Geotechnics with Railway Track Engineering and Railway Operation Good railway track and railway operations depend on good geotechnics, in several different ways and at varying levels. Railway Geotechnics covers track, track substructure, load environment, materials, mechanics, design,...

Design of Prestressed Concrete to AS3600-2009, Second Edition

Raymond Ian Gilbert, Neil Colin Mickleborough, Gianluca Ranzi
September 17, 2015

The design of structures in general, and prestressed concrete structures in particular, requires considerably more information than is contained in building codes. A sound understanding of structural behaviour at all stages of loading is essential. This textbook presents a detailed description and...

Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting IV: 4th International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting (ICCRRR-4), 5-7 October 2015, Leipzig, Germany

Frank Dehn, Hans-Dieter Beushausen, Mark G Alexander, Pilate Moyo
September 17, 2015

The Fourth International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting (ICCRRR 2015) was held 5-7 October 2015 in Leipzig, Germany. This conference is a collaborative venture by researchers from the South African Research Programme in Concrete Materials (based at the Universities...

Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice

Utpal K. Ghosh
September 16, 2015

Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice provides a solid foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for the design of welded steel structures. The book begins by explaining the basics of arc welding, describing the salient features of modern arc welding processes...

Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2016

September 16, 2015

Now with two additional external works site cost models – playgrounds and recreation areas, and domestic gardens – added to the three launched last year: housing and house builder, science and office parks, and civic environments and streetscape models. Now in its 35th edition, Spon's External...

Spon's Architect's and Builders' Price Book 2016

September 15, 2015

Strong output demand over the last year has stretched the industry. The issues are being felt by all firms across the delivery chain – from clients to subcontractors. Capacity constraints almost always manifest themselves in prices. Increased tender prices have become the primary symptom of these...