Provides practical, step by step information on a broad array of engineering processes. Packed with 900 informative illustrations. This guide will add a world of invaluable insight to how you do your work!
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PUT A WEALTH OF INFORMATIVE ENGINEERING INFO RIGHT AT YOUR FINGERTIPS -- ALL IN A SINGLE, HANDY VOLUME! When it comes to civil engineering, handy access to the right schematics and plans can mean the difference between a winning idea -- and a concept that dies on the drawing board. That's why if adding efficiencies to your work as an engineer is essential, McGraw-Hill's Civil Engineer's Illustrated Sourcebook is the one volume you shouldn't be without.
Written by a noted engineering expert with lengthy consultative experience, Civil Engineer's Illustrated Sourcebook provides practical, step-by-step information on a broad array of engineering processes. From planning, materials, and design to bidding, construction, and more, this book will show how using a consistent organizational methodology will add power and quality to your work. Plus, the book also delivers:
* Practical charts, tables, plans, and other data encountered in everyday practice * Plan layouts from actual engineering projects * Source material from a wide variety of engineering projects * And much, much more!
Robust enough for civil engineers, contractors, technicians, and architects -- and still relevant for students pursing engineering degrees and certifications -- Civil Engineer's Illustrated Sourcebook will add a world of invaluable insight to how you do your work!
Packed with 900 informative illustrations!: PLANNING Technical Reports Project Scheduling Field Reconnaissance Surveying and Mapping Public Meetings Regulatory Approvals Cost Estimating DESIGN Title Sheet organization Buildings Water Supply and Distribution Fire Protection Wastewater Collection and Treatment Storm Water Systems Dams and Reservoirs Streets, Roads, and Highways Bridges Airports Athletic Facilities Trailer Courts and Campgrounds Retrofitting and Rehabilitation Specialized Projects Standard Details and Specifications BIDDING PROCESS Bidding Documents Advertising and Bid Openings Construction Contracts CONSTRUCTION Preconstruction Conferences Shop Drawings Safety, Inspection, and Testing Construction Staking Close-Out SUPPLEMENTAL Technical Reference
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