This is a completely new and fully comprehensive edition aimed at anyone who has contact with the construction industry. Written in a simple, easily accessible fashion the book contains major features on sustainability and the environment, hazard, vulnerability and uncertainty management together with new categories on business and finance, sustainability, water and transport. This edition offers easy and extensive cross referencing and definitions designed to help students to learn and associate ideas making this the perfect guide for anyone interested in any aspect of civil engineering.
Professor David Blockley is the Head of the Civil Engineering Department at Bristol University and a former President of the Institution of Structural Engineers. His awards include the Telford Gold Medal from the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Oscar Faber Diploma from the Institution of Structural Engineers and his published titles include "Engineering Safety" and "The Nature of Structural Design and Safety".