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Articles in the General Interest category

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Recent General Interest Articles

  1. Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2014

    Accessing Spon’s Online

  2. Featured Book: Earthquake Engineering for Structural Design

    Earthquake Engineering for Structural Design by Victor Gioncu (University of Timisoara) and Federico M. Mazzolani (University of Naples) is the essential guide for professionals working on structures in earthquake zones around the world.

  3. Featured Book: Soil Liquefaction

    Soil Liquefaction: A Critical State Approach by Mike Jefferies and Ken Been (both at Golder Associates) brings together a large body of information on soil liquefaction and presents it within a unified and simple framework.

  4. Featured Title - Construction Materials

    Reviews from previous editions:

    "Comprehensive and entirely appropriate for our students. Recommended reading." – A lecturer in Architectural Technology, London Southbank University

    "A broad-based, yet sufficiently deep materials book to cover most undergraduate materials needs." – A lecturer in Construction Materials, Kingston University

  5. Civil Engineering, Building and Construction Best Selling Books

    Top 10 of best selling titles in Civil Engineering and Construction books published by Spon Press. For more comprehensive list of what books are availble in this area see our catalogs

  6. Featured Author - Chanakya Ayra, Design of Structural Elements

    Chanakya Arya is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University College, London. Design of Structural Elements is now in it's third edition this popular textbook provides a concise single volume introduction to the design of structural elements in concrete, steel, timber, masonry and composites. Up to date design principles and guidance are given in line with both British Standards and Eurocodes, current as of late 2007. An accompanying solutions manual is available online.


  7. Featured Author - Tony Waltham, Foundations of Engineering Geology

    Tony Waltham lives in Nottingham, UK, having now retired from many years as a university lecturer in engineering geology. the third edition of his best selling book, Foundations in Engineering Geology, is now in full color, and provides a readable and highly illustrated overview of the aspects of geology that are most significant to civil engineers

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