Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers (Handbook)

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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.

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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.

About 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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