Site Engineers Manual

Edited by David K. Doran

Format: Paperback

A compendium of practical engineering experience contributing to good working practice. It covers various stages of construction from receipt of materials to completion of the finished project. It also explains important aspects of planning, health, safety and quality.

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Whittles Publishing

Whittles Publishing has been established for some years but recently has expanded significantly, becoming a well-known technical publisher on a global stage. They publish quality, well-produced and attractive books and specialise in the following subjects: geomatics, civil and structural engineering and applied science. They are also developing new lists in specific disciplines including architecture and landscape, manufacturing and materials technology, fuel and energy science and geotechnics. They also publish non-technical books within the following areas: maritime, pharology, military history, nature and exploration.

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The new edition of this book builds on the highly successful first edition and includes a new chapter dealing with glass, a thorough update of the health and safety chapter, and an additional section providing information on the management of demolition projects, plus additional illustrations throughout the book. The book remains a compendium of valuable practical engineering experience contributing to good working practice. It is a proven aide-memoire and comprehensive handbook providing best practice guidance for engineers on site and the ideal primer and reference for students who require a broad guide to all aspects of engineering on site. All stages of construction are covered from receipt of materials to completion of the finished project. The construction sequence from setting out and excavation to erection and final completion is followed and important aspects of planning, health, safety and quality are explained. The book is packed with useful information, guidance, checklists and leads on topics from construction plant, setting out and earthworks to masonry, steelwork and timber - not forgetting the weather.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Whittles Publishing
Publication Date 31 Jul 2009
ISBN 9781904445708
Number of Pages 520

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'The new edition ... builds on the highly successful first edition with a new chapter dealing with glass, a thorough update of the health and safety chapter, and an additional section providing information on the management of demolition projects.' Building Engineer 'Given the breadth of civil and structural engineering, the second edition of the Site Engineers Manual is undoubtedly a great success in providing a 'one stop information shop' for site engineers. ...is a rich and compact source of vital references... ...is a main key piece in the jigsaw for graduate engineers... ...the manual is an outstanding guide for all engineers working on sites, whether graduate or experienced, design or construction, local or international. Civil Engineering

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