The Civil Engineering Handbook

The Civil Engineering Handbook
Author: W.F. Chen,J.Y. Richard Liew
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 2904
Release: 2002-08-29
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9781420041217

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First published in 1995, the award-winning Civil Engineering Handbook soon became known as the field's definitive reference. To retain its standing as a complete, authoritative resource, the editors have incorporated into this edition the many changes in techniques, tools, and materials that over the last seven years have found their way into civil engineering research and practice. The Civil Engineering Handbook, Second Edition is more comprehensive than ever. You'll find new, updated, and expanded coverage in every section. In fact, more than 1/3 of the handbook is new or substantially revised. In particular you'll find increased focus on computing reflecting the rapid advances in computer technology that has revolutionized many aspects of civil engineering. You'll use it as a survey of the field, you'll use it to explore a particular subject, but most of all you'll use The Civil Engineering Handbook to answer the problems, questions, and conundrums you encounter in practice.

Civil Engineer s Handbook of Professional Practice

Civil Engineer s Handbook of Professional Practice
Author: Karen Hansen,Kent Zenobia
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 744
Release: 2011-03-31
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 0470901640

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A well-written, hands-on, single-source guide to the professional practice of civil engineering There is a growing understanding that to be competitive at an international level, civil engineers not only must build on their traditional strengths in technology and science but also must acquire greater mastery of the business of civil engineering. Project management, teamwork, ethics, leadership, and communication have been defined as essential to the successful practice of civil engineering by the ASCE in the 2008 landmark publication, Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge for the 21st Century (BOK2). This single-source guide is the first to take the practical skills defined by the ASCE BOK2 and provide illuminating techniques, quotes, case examples, problems, and information to assist the reader in addressing the many challenges facing civil engineers in the real world. Civil Engineer's Handbook of Professional Practice: Focuses on the business and management aspects of a civil engineer's job, providing students and practitioners with sound business management principles Addresses contemporary issues such as permitting, globalization, sustainability, and emerging technologies Offers proven methods for balancing speed, quality, and price with contracting and legal issues in a client-oriented profession Includes guidance on juggling career goals, life outside work, compensation, and growth From the challenge of sustainability to the rigors of problem recognition and solving, this book is an essential tool for those practicing civil engineering.

Handbook of Civil Engineering Calculations Second Edition

Handbook of Civil Engineering Calculations  Second Edition
Author: Tyler G. Hicks,S. David Hicks
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Professional Pub
Total Pages: 840
Release: 2007-05-23
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: UOM:39015069316670

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Table of Contents Preface How to Use This Handbook Sect. 1 Structural Steel Engineering and Design Sect. 2 Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Engineering and Design Sect. 3 Timber Engineering Sect. 4 Soil Mechanics Sect. 5 Surveying, Route Design, and Highway Bridges Sect. 6 Fluid Mechanics, Pumps, Piping, and Hydro Power Sect. 7 Water Supply and Stormwater System Design Sect. 8 Sanitary Wastewater Treatment and Control Sect. 9 Engineering Economics Index l.

Civil Engineer s Reference Book

Civil Engineer s Reference Book
Author: L S Blake
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 752
Release: 2013-10-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9781483102337

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Civil Engineer's Reference Book, Fourth Edition provides civil engineers with reports on design and construction practices in the UK and overseas. It gives a concise presentation of theory and practice in the many branches of a civil engineer's profession and it enables them to study a subject in greater depth. The book discusses some improvements in earlier practices, for example in surveying, geotechnics, water management, project management, underwater working, and the control and use of materials. Other changes covered are from the evolving needs of clients for almost all forms of construction, maintenance and repair. Another major change is the introduction of new national and Euro-codes based on limit state design, covering most aspects of structural engineering. The fourth edition incorporates these advances and, at the same time, gives greater prominence to the special problems relating to work overseas, with differing client requirements and climatic conditions. Chapters 1 to 10 provide engineers, at all levels of development, with 'lecture notes' on the basic theories of civil engineering. Chapters 11 to 44 cover the practice of design and construction in many of the fields of civil engineering. Civil engineers, architects, lawyers, mechanical engineers, insurers, clients, and students of civil engineering will find benefit in the use of this text.

American Civil Engineers Handbook

American Civil Engineers  Handbook
Author: Mansfield Merriman
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1955
Release: 1920
Genre: Civil engineering
ISBN: UOM:39015003728071

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Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers

Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers
Author: Jonathan T. Ricketts,M. Kent Loftin,Frederick S. Merritt
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 1600
Release: 2004-01-09
Genre: Architecture
ISBN: UOM:39015058110696

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This revised classic remains the most valuable source on principles and techniques needed by civil engineers, including scores of revisions and innovations in design, construction, materials, and equipment. Emphasis is on simplified ways to apply fundamental principles to practical problems. 725 illus.

Handbook of Structural Engineering

Handbook of Structural Engineering
Author: W.F. Chen,E.M. Lui
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 1768
Release: 2005-02-28
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9781420039931

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Continuing the tradition of the best-selling Handbook of Structural Engineering, this second edition is a comprehensive reference to the broad spectrum of structural engineering, encapsulating the theoretical, practical, and computational aspects of the field. The authors address a myriad of topics, covering both traditional and innovative approaches to analysis, design, and rehabilitation. The second edition has been expanded and reorganized to be more informative and cohesive. It also follows the developments that have emerged in the field since the previous edition, such as advanced analysis for structural design, performance-based design of earthquake-resistant structures, lifecycle evaluation and condition assessment of existing structures, the use of high-performance materials for construction, and design for safety. Additionally, the book includes numerous tables, charts, and equations, as well as extensive references, reading lists, and websites for further study or more in-depth information. Emphasizing practical applications and easy implementation, this text reflects the increasingly global nature of engineering, compiling the efforts of an international panel of experts from industry and academia. This is a necessity for anyone studying or practicing in the field of structural engineering. New to this edition Fundamental theories of structural dynamics Advanced analysis Wind and earthquake-resistant design Design of prestressed concrete, masonry, timber, and glass structures Properties, behavior, and use of high-performance steel, concrete, and fiber-reinforced polymers Semirigid frame structures Structural bracing Structural design for fire safety

Geotechnical Engineering Handbook

Geotechnical Engineering Handbook
Author: Braja M. Das
Publsiher: J. Ross Publishing
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2010-03
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9781932159837

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The Geotechnical Engineering Handbook brings together essential information related to the evaluation of engineering properties of soils, design of foundations such as spread footings, mat foundations, piles, and drilled shafts, and fundamental principles of analyzing the stability of slopes and embankments, retaining walls, and other earth-retaining structures. The Handbook also covers soil dynamics and foundation vibration to analyze the behavior of foundations subjected to cyclic vertical, sliding and rocking excitations and topics addressed in some detail include: environmental geotechnology and foundations for railroad beds.

Concrete Construction Engineering Handbook

Concrete Construction Engineering Handbook
Author: Edward G. Nawy
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 1584
Release: 2008-06-24
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9781420007657

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The first edition of this comprehensive work quickly filled the need for an in-depth handbook on concrete construction engineering and technology. Living up to the standard set by its bestselling predecessor, this second edition of the Concrete Construction Engineering Handbook covers the entire range of issues pertaining to the construction

Handbook of Civil Engineering

Handbook of Civil Engineering
Author: Rph Editorial Board
Publsiher: Ramesh Publishing House
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2020-10
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9350123363

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The Handbook of Civil Engineering provides the core of Civil Engineering in a compact form so that a student can brush up on the formulae and significant concepts required for civil engineering competitive examinations. The concise handbook is useful for understanding the subject, for quick revision and as a frequent reference companion for candidates.

Construction in the Landscape

Construction in the Landscape
Author: Carpenter T.G.
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2012-06-25
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9781136539565

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Construction in the Landscape describes the impact of construction on the land and landscape where it takes place. Geographical coverage is necessarily global to reflect the great variation both in people?s economic and social needs and in the shortage or abundance of natural resources. Part I introduces both land resources, whether used for agriculture, human settlement or mineral extraction or conserved as scenery, wildlife habitat or for the undefined needs of future generations; and construction, its products, skills, processes and impacts on land resources. Part II describes specific forms of civil engineering - from landform adaptation, through dams and river control works, coastal construction and transport infrastructure to particular types of structure such as bridges, towers and power stations, or the layout of complete settlements. Part III deals with regional planning of construction and land use in different geographical circumstances - from fine scenery, through rural countryside to city and suburban development - and to the sort of land arrangements that may be sustainable for an increased but hopefully more civilized human population a century hence.

Structural Engineering Handbook Fifth Edition

Structural Engineering Handbook  Fifth Edition
Author: Mustafa Mahamid,Edwin H. Gaylord,Charles N. Gaylord
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 896
Release: 2020-04-17
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9781260115994

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The industry-standard guide to structural engineering—fully updated for the latest advances and regulations For 50 years, this internationally renowned handbook has been the go-to reference for structural engineering specifications, codes, technologies, and procedures. Featuring contributions from a variety of experts, the book has been revised to align with the codes that govern structural design and materials, including IBC, ASCE 7, ASCE 37, ACI, AISC, AASHTO, NDS, and TMS. Concise, practical, and user-friendly, this one-of-a-kind resource contains real-world examples and detailed descriptions of today’s design methods. Structural Engineering Handbook, Fifth Edition, covers: • Computer applications in structural engineering • Earthquake engineering • Fatigue, brittle fracture, and lamellar tearing • Soil mechanics and foundations • Design of steel structural and composite members • Plastic design of steel frames • Design of cold-formed steel structural members • Design of aluminum structural members • Design of reinforced- and prestressed-concrete structural members • Masonry construction and timber structures • Arches and rigid frames • Bridges and girder boxes • Building design and considerations • Industrial and tall buildings • Thin-shell concrete structures • Special structures and nonbuilding structures

Civil Engineering Handbook

Civil Engineering Handbook
Author: Leonard Church Urquhart
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1210
Release: 1959
Genre: Civil engineering
ISBN: UOM:39015028266487

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Professional Communications

Professional Communications
Author: Heather Silyn-Roberts
Publsiher: Amer Society of Civil Engineers
Total Pages: 251
Release: 2005
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 0784407320

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Heather Silyn-Roberts provides practical, comprehensive advice on best practice for professional engineering communications that convey information to readers accurately and simply.

Earthquake Engineering Handbook

Earthquake Engineering Handbook
Author: Charles Scawthorn,Wai-Fah Chen
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 1512
Release: 2002-09-27
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9781420042443

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Earthquakes are nearly unique among natural phenomena - they affect virtually everything within a region, from massive buildings and bridges, down to the furnishings within a home. Successful earthquake engineering therefore requires a broad background in subjects, ranging from the geologic causes and effects of earthquakes to understanding the imp