Principles of Applied Civil Engineering Design

Principles of Applied Civil Engineering Design, a pioneer reference in the civil engineering profession, details the guidance, principles, and philosophy needed to produce design documents for heavy civil engineering projects. The interrelationships among contract documents, site characterization, construction documents, and construction cost estimates are explained. This book features numerous examples and illustrations on drawing preparation, specification writing, and estimating construction costs. In addition to introducing conventional and standard practice and basic principles needed to prepare quality documents. The author offers advice and recommendations, especially on topics of design philosophy, loss prevention, and roles and responsibilities of design team members. Additionally, the book discusses the metric system, computer-aided drafting (CAD), certifying design, and measurement and payment provisions. This book is an excellent reference for advanced civil engineering students and practicing civil engineers that are involved with design, especially young professionals.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 227p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01000582
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0784407126
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 19 2005 11:17AM