Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers

by: Jonathan T. Ricketts, M. Kent Loftin, Frederick S. Merritt


Abstract: 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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Title: Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2004, 1996, 1983, 1976, 1968 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ISBN: 9780071364737

Authors:

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.

Description: 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.