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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00
Coastal communities are in the front line of climate change. Escalating problems created by sea-level rise, more intense coastal storms, ocean acidification and other repercussions of climate change will exacerbate already pervasive impacts resulting from rapid coastal population growth and development intensification. Coastal communities will only... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 149.95
A clear, concise discussion of today?s hottest topics in climate change, including adapting to climate change and geo-engineering to mitigate the effects of change, Engineering Response to Climate Change, Second Edition takes on the tough questions of what to do and offers real solutions to the practical problems caused by radical changes in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 441.00
Concrete is arguably the major construction material used worldwide. It has generally served well, yet too often it has failed to achieve the required performance. Although developments in materials and practice have widened the scope for the use of concrete, they have also had effects on its performance. This book presents current thinking and future... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 219.95
The latest edition of this established book has been brought completely up-to-date with recent advances in concrete technology. A practical reference, it illustrates how computers and high-tech testing equipment can save time and money in controlling concrete. The philosophies and methods can be applied to a full range of types of concrete and on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 179.95
Expanding a port, deepening a navigation channel or creating new land for development, introduces changes to our physical, social, economic and political environment. Changes may result from events during the construction process, or relate to the nature of the completed structure. Changes can be positive or negative, short-term or long-term, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 159.95
A comprehensive resource that builds a bridge between engineering disciplines and the building sciences and trades, Forensic Engineering: Damage Assessments for Residential and Commercial Structures provides an extensive look into the world of forensic engineering. With a focus on investigations associated with insurance industry claims, the book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00
A highly readable guide that explains the main features applicable to engineering contracts. The book is particularly suitable for those new to the subject who will find practical guidance on understanding contracts in a wide range of civil engineering and construction works. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 250.00
Recovery in construction is still on track. Business confidence is increasing ? but still not yet secure. Following the 18% fall in tender prices between 2008 and 2013, price levels are beginning to recover some lost ground, particularly in the residential sector and with London based projects. It is important to make sure tenders are competitive,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 220.00
This year?s book has a strong approximate estimates section, with most measured works items also presented as composite items. Now in its 34th edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2015 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It covers all the items to be found in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 260.00
Infrastructure work is still declining, although there are plans to release £1.3bn worth of road network schemes over the next few years. Network rail has published plans to spend £38bn on upgrade works over the next five years. Water firms are to bring forward $400m of work into this financial year. Spon's Civil Engineering and... more...