Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers by Jonathan T. RickettsStandard Handbook for Civil Engineers by Jonathan T. Ricketts

Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers

byJonathan T. Ricketts, M. Kent Loftin, Frederick S. Merritt

Hardcover | January 9, 2004

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A revision of the classic reference covering all important principles and techniques needed by practicing civil engineers. The 5th Edition incorporates changes in design and construction practices, especially in design specifications for construction materials, buildings and bridges, safety and health concerns, and the most current codes changes including ACI, AISC, ASTM, NDS for wood structures, etc. The Handbook 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.
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 Wes...
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Title:Standard Handbook for Civil EngineersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9.5 × 7.7 × 2.1 inPublished:January 9, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071364730

ISBN - 13:9780071364737

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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

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...contains much useful information and many equations, tables, and facts needed in many aspects of civil engineering...well written...easy to read...Highly recommended.