Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers / Edition 5

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Overview

IF CIVIL ENGINEERS COULD HAVE ONLY ONE REFERENCE BOOK – THIS WOULD BE IT

Here is THE definitive reference in civil engineering. Within the pages of this classic you'll find fingertip access to everything from the fundamentals of civil engineering to the latest changes in design, construction, materials, and equipment in 23 different disciplines including Systems Design, Geotechnical Engineering, and Community and Regional Planning.

This new, completely updated, and expanded Fifth Edition features:

* The most recent code changes, including AIC, AISC, ASTM, NDS for Wood Structures, and more

* Current EPA and OSHA regulations

* Additional information on design build delivery systems

* Increased coverage of stormwater runoff

* Over 700 tables, formulas, and drawings to make every explanation and procedure crystal clear

* Sections on construction management; materials specifications; structural theory; wood and concrete, steel design and construction; and much more

* The latest design methods for buildings, airports, highways, tunnels, and bridges

Turn to this one-stop review of the field for simplified solutions to the hundreds of practical problems you face in your day-to-day civil engineering practice.

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Editorial Reviews

Sci-Tech Book News
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
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.

From The Critics
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.
Booknews
**** A comprehensive guide to principles and techniques for effective civil engineering practice, cited in BCL3 and Sheehy. This revised and updated edition (third was 1983) incorporates significant changes in design, construction, materials, and equipment, including code changes from the ACI, ASTM, and AISC; new specifications for wood construction; current EPA and OSHA regulations; changes in highway and airport pavement design; expanded coverage of harbor engineering; additional information about water resources; and state-of-the-art modeling techniques. Includes some 700 figures and tables. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071364737
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/29/2003
  • Series: Handbook Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1600
  • Sales rank: 643,318
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 2.10 (d)

Meet 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.

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
About the Editors
Sect. 1 Systems Design
Sect. 2 Design Management
Sect. 3 Specifications
Sect. 4 Construction Management
Sect. 5 Construction Materials
Sect. 6 Structural Theory
Sect. 7 Geotechnical Engineering
Sect. 8 Concrete Design and Construction
Sect. 9 Structural Steel Design and Construction
Sect. 10 Cold-Formed-Steel Design and Construction
Sect. 11 Wood Design and Construction
Sect. 12 Surveying
Sect. 13 Earthwork
Sect. 14 Community and Regional Planning
Sect. 15 Building Engineering
Sect. 16 Highway Engineering
Sect. 17 Bridge Engineering
Sect. 18 Airport Engineering
Sect. 19 Rail-Transportation Engineering
Sect. 20 Tunnel Engineering
Sect. 21 Water Resources Engineering
Sect. 22 Environmental Engineering
Sect. 23 Coastal and Port Engineering
App Factors for Conversion to the Metric System (SI) of Units
Index
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