Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers
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|Format:||Hardback, 1600 pages, 5th Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||700 illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 January 2004|
This edition incorporates changes in design and construction practices, specially in design specifications for construction materials, buildings and bridges, safety and health concerns, and the most current codes changes including AIC, AISC, ASTM, and NDS for wood structures. It covers systems design, community and regional planning, the latest design methods for buildings, airports, highways, tunnels and bridges. It includes sections on construction equipment, construction management, materials, specifications, structural theory, geotechnical engineering, wood, concrete, steel design and construction.
Table of Contents
Contributors About the Editors Preface Section 1. Systems Design (Jonathan T. Ricketts) Section 2. Design Management (Frank Muller and Jay Gewirtzman) Section 3. Specifications (Ted E. Robbins) Section 4. Construction Management (Jonathan T. Ricketts) Section 5. Construction Materials (Ruth T. Brantley and L. Reed Brantley) Section 6. Structural Theory (Aktar Tamboli, Mohsin Ahmed, and Michael Xing) Section 7. Geotechnical Engineering (Mohamad H. Hussein and Jerry A. DiMaggio) Section 8. Concrete Design and Construction (Anne M. Ellis, S.K. Ghosh, and David A. Fanella) Section 9. Structural Steel Design and Construction(Roger L. Brockenbrough) Section 10. Cold-Formed-Steel Design and Construction (Don S. Wolford and Wei-Wen Yu) Section 11. Wood Design and Construction (Maurice J. Rhude) Section 12. Surveying (Jonathan T. Ricketts) Section 13. Earthwork (Charles H. Sain and G. William Quinby) Section 14. Community and Regional Planning (William N. Lane) Section 15. Building Engineering (M. Myint Lwin) Section 16. Highway Engineering (Richard Garrabrant) Section 17. Bridge Engineering (Thomas A. Ostrom and Steven L. Mellon) Section 18. Airport Engineering (Richard Harding) Section 19. Rail-Transportation Engineering (Roger S. Boraas) Section 20. Tunnel Engineering (Lars Christian F. Ingerslev and Arthur G. Bendelius) Section 21. Water Resources Engineering (M. Kent Loftin) Section 22. Environmental Engineering (G. Raymond Schulte and Thomas E. Wilson) Section 23. Coastal and Port Engineering (Scott L. Douglass, Robert A. Nathan, and Jeffrey D. Malyszek) APPENDIX. FACTORS FOR CONVERSION TO THE METRIC SYSTEM (SI) OF UNITS (Frederick S. Merritt) INDEX
About the Author
Jonathan T. Ricketts is a Consulting Engineer in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, a registered engineer in several states, and the editor of McGraw-Hill's Building Design and Construction Handbook. M. Kent Loftin is a Consulting Engineer in Hobe Sound, Florida. Frederick S. Merritt (deceased) was a Consulting Engineer in West Palm Beach, Florida, and a former editor with Engineering News-Record.
The fifth edition of this reference in civil engineering features coverage of recent code changes, including AIC, ASTM, and NDS for Wood Structures, and current EPA and OSHA regulations, plus expanded information on design build delivery systems and increased coverage of stormwater runoff. There is also new information on three-dimensional modeling of pile groups, cracking in high strength steel beams, intelligent transportation, and various types of wharf designs. Coverage encompasses fundamentals of civil engineering and the latest changes in design, construction, materials, and equipment in 23 different disciplines including systems design, geotechnical engineering, and community and regional planning. Ricketts is a consulting engineer. Sci-Tech Book News 20040601 ...contains much useful information and many equations, tables, and facts needed in many aspects of civil engineering...well written...easy to read...Highly recommended. Choice 20040501
|Publisher: ||McGraw-Hill Professional|
|Dimensions: ||24.0 x 19.0 x 5.0 centimeters (2.39 kg)|