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New and Key Textbooks in Civil Engineering

Spon Press publish an unrivalled collection of books for civil engineering courses and students - browse through the latest catalog to see a few of the new and best selling textbooks on the list.

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  1. Construction Materials

    Their Nature and Behaviour, Fourth Edition

    Edited by Peter Domone, John Illston

    So far in the twenty-first century, there have been many developments in our understanding of materials’ behaviour and in their technology and use. This new edition has been expanded to cover recent developments such as the use of glass as a structural material. It also now examines the...

    Published May 20th 2010 by CRC Press

  2. Hydraulic Modelling – An Introduction

    Principles, Methods and Applications

    By Pavel Novak, Vincent Guinot, Alan Jeffrey, Dominic E. Reeve

    Modelling forms a vital part of all engineering design, yet many hydraulic engineers are not fully aware of the assumptions they make. These assumptions can have important consequences when choosing the best model to inform design decisions. Considering the advantages and limitations of both...

    Published January 24th 2010 by CRC Press

  3. Hydrology in Practice, Fourth Edition

    By Elizabeth M. Shaw, Keith J. Beven, Nick A. Chappell, Rob Lamb

    Hydrology in Practice is an excellent and very successful introductory text for engineering hydrology students who go on to be practitioners in consultancies, the Environment Agency, and elsewhere. This fourth edition of Hydrology in Practice, while retaining all that is excellent about its...

    Published July 22nd 2010 by CRC Press

  4. Urban Drainage, Third Edition

    By David Butler, John Davies

    Urban Drainage has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect changes in the practice and priorities of urban drainage. New and expanded coverage includes: Sewer flooding The impact of climate change Flooding models The move towards sustainability Providing a descriptive overview of the...

    Published July 22nd 2010 by CRC Press

  5. Structural Analysis

    A Unified Classical and Matrix Approach, 6th Edition

    By Amin Ghali, Adam Neville, Tom G. Brown

    This comprehensive textbook, now in its sixth edition, combines classical and matrix-based methods of structural analysis and develops them concurrently. New solved examples and problems have been added, giving over 140 worked examples and more than 400 problems with answers. The...

    Published February 10th 2009 by CRC Press

  6. Seeing and Touching Structural Concepts

    By Tianjian Ji, Adrian Bell

    The pioneering website, by Tianjian Ji and Adrian Bell, goes back to basics and explains in detail the basic principles of structural concepts and how they relate to the real world. Following on from and expanding upon the website, comes this book. Essential for the...

    Published May 22nd 2008 by CRC Press

  7. Structural and Stress Analysis

    Theories, Tutorials and Examples

    By Jianqiao Ye

    Summarizing major concepts and key points, this book tests students’ knowledge of the principal theories in structural and stress analysis. Its main feature is helping students to understand the subject by asking and answering conceptual questions. Each chapter begins with a summary of key issues...

    Published February 21st 2008 by CRC Press

  8. Reinforced Concrete Designer's Handbook, Eleventh Edition

    By Charles E. Reynolds, James C. Steedman, Anthony J. Threlfall

    This classic and essential work has been thoroughly revised and updated in line with the requirements of new codes and standards which have been introduced in recent years, including the new Eurocode as well as up-to-date British Standards. It provides a general introduction along with details...

    Published July 25th 2007 by CRC Press

  9. Introduction to Tunnel Construction

    By David Chapman, Nicole Metje, Alfred Stärk

    Series: Applied Geotechnics

    Tunnelling provides a robust solution to a variety of engineering challenges. It is a complex process, which requires a firm understanding of the ground conditions as well as structural issues. This book covers the whole range of areas that you need to know in order to embark upon a career in ...

    Published May 16th 2010 by CRC Press

  10. Geotechnical Engineering, Second Edition

    By Renato Lancellotta

    Established as a standard textbook for students of geotechnical engineering, this second edition of Geotechnical Engineering provides a solid grounding in the mechanics of soils and soil-structure interaction. Renato Lancellotta gives a clear presentation of the fundamental principles of soil...

    Published July 21st 2008 by CRC Press

  11. Environmental Modelling

    An Uncertain Future?

    By Keith Beven

    Uncertainty in the predictions of science when applied to the environment is an issue of great current relevance in relation to the impacts of climate change, protecting against natural and man-made disasters, pollutant transport and sustainable resource management. However, it is often ignored...

    Published July 20th 2008 by CRC Press

  12. Engineering Modelling and Analysis

    By David Walker, Michael Leonard, Andrew Metcalfe, Martin Lambert

    Introducing engineering students to numerical analysis and computing, this book covers a range of topics suitable for the first three years of a four year undergraduate engineering degree. The teaching of computing to engineers is hampered by the lack of suitable problems for the students to tackle...

    Published October 13th 2008 by CRC Press

  13. Ethics for the Built Environment

    By Peter Fewings

    Praise for Construction Project Management by Peter Fewings: "The complexity of the subject matter has at least been reinforced in an informative document with a large helping of common sense ... written in a comprehensive and well structured manner." Building Engineer Magazine Ethics are not an...

    Published September 10th 2008 by Routledge