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Structural masonry in India, especially when bricks are used as masonry units, is substantially different from brick masonry in the west. This is due to the rather low strength of bricks here. The properties of bricks vary widely from region to region and the elasti..

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A structural design can be executed only after drawings are supplied to the site engineers and the technical staff. Hence, it is very important that a design engineers should be provided with correct drawings. 
Due to this importance civil engineering students are taught not only..

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Geometrical drawings play an important role in conveying the ideas of engineers, scientists and inventors.
In particular, its role is very important in technical drawings like of machines and their production procedure applications, civil engineering activities like construction of re..

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Materials of construction is an important subject for Civil Engineering students. This subject is taught to the students of Diploma in Civil Engineering in two courses. The author has already brought out a book prescribed in Materials of Construction-I and this is to cover the portion prescribe..

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Preliminary chapters are supposed to give suitable transition from structural analysis – classical methods studied by students in their compulsory courses. 
Then structure approach to matrix method is dealt so that the ..

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The book is intended to help students of civil engineering and practicing civil engineers to understand the theoretical and practical aspects of concrete technology. It includes the latest specifications and regulations of Indian Standards (IS) for concrete constru..

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The third edition of this well-accepted textbook continues in its tradition of presenting the applications of principles, with the addition of a new chapter  “Double Integration Method” for a complete treatment on “Analysis of Determinate Structures’..

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This new, fifth edition of an extremely popular textbook continues in its tradition of presenting design procedures using a simple language, neat sketches and abundant solved problems. This book is aimed at training the students in using IS:800–2007 for designing ..

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In this third edition of the book, two new chapters have been added (case studies and steps to develop a profile, curve and surface) illustrating the applications of the methods developed in the book and demonstration of the methods to a practical problem. All the e..

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Steel structures for any industry consist of beams, columns, base plates, anchor bolts, bracing members, crane gantry girders, plate girders, stairs, ladders, hand rails, floor grills, step treads and their connections. Steel rolled shapes (or) plates are used to f..

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Engineering Economics is essential for civil engineers to understand the importance and fundamentals of estimation and costing for measuring quantities of construction materials using traditional methods involved in the projects/works.

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Matrix Method of Structural Analysis is an essential topic for all universities. 
This book covers all important topics in 7 chapters. Chapter 1 Introduction, that explain the statics Indeterminacy and Kinematic Indetermi..

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A Laboratory Manual on Soil Mechanics (Testing and Interpretation) presents an illustrative treatment of the testing techniques of soils in the laboratory and field for determination of engineering properties.
Twenty-four lab-b..

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This book is meant for the first-year engineering students of all branches. 
It covers the complete syllabus of Engineering Drawing (Graphics) of various technical universities. Any engineer, irrespective of his branch requires the basic knowledge of design and graphics in order ..

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This text book on Reliability and Maintenance Engineering has been prepared considering the syllabuses of all technical universities for their BE and ME courses. This book also fulfill the requirement of the University and College Teachers; Engineers, Technical Sup..

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Introduction to Geographic Information Technology is an up-to-date introduction that provides a balanced treatment of concepts and techniques required for GIS and Remote Sensing. The book focuses on foundation, integration and practical applications of GIS, Remote Sensing, GPS and other areas o..

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Water scarcity and sanitation are two major challenges that are affecting over 40% of the global population. More than 80% of the waste water resulting from human activities is dumped in rivers or the sea without any kind of water treatment.
To respond to this crucial need, appropriat..

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Geotechnical engineering defines soil properties and strength, as well as the mechanics of soil and rocks. It involves other important earth materials like snow, clay, slit and sand. 
This discipline focuses on the use of scientific methods and engineering principles to inte..

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Mechanics of Solids is a basic engineering course that deals with the  behaviour of solid bodies subjected to various types of loading. The basic objectives of this course are the determination of the stresses, strains and deformations produced by the loads. 
The main object..

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The book deals with planning of buildings keeping in view good ventilation, thermal comfort, and acoustic requirements apart from satisfying minimum standards and rules and regulations of local authorities, economy and future expansions are also taken care of in the..

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Building construction using stabilized mud (soil) has been in vogue in different parts of the world for nearly six decades. However, the desirable practices have not been placed on a firm footing due to sporadic nature of the constructions. The situation is complica..

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The basic concepts of highway and building engineering have been getting significantly changed and updated. Developments in road and building technology and operations are now available to designers, builders and operators and building owners who want to maximize bo..

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This manual is one of a kind in that it deals with highway material testing procedures with an emphasis on interpretation of results and relates it to practical applications. This manual, besides serving as a basic textbook on highway material testing methods for st..

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Reinforced concrete structures have always been the first choice for the construction industry world over. This composite material has proved its robustness and versatility beyond doubts. However, these structures are subjected to constant deterioration due to effects of ageing, inadequate maintenan..

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Principles and Practices of Air Pollution Control and Analysis is a ready reference book for scientists and technologists. The subject matter has been presented in five sections and 25 chapters. First section introduces the student to air pollution and the second se..

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The developments in science pave way to the betterment of the mankind. A field of research develops only when it copes up with the recent developments. This book aims to bring together and document the recent developments in the field of water research. This book is..

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This book is meant for the first course on Surveying and Levelling of most of the universities. It covers all basic methods of surveying and levelling, applications of surveying and levelling, calculation of areas and volumes of earth work involved in the field work..

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Now is the high time to adopt new construction technologies to fast track and improve the quality of civil constructions. We have to identify innovative housing technologies which are cost effective, speedier, sustainable and disaster-resilient and ensure a higher q..

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The book offers a systematic treatment of the analysis and design of foundations and retaining structures subjected to dynamic loads. Written for graduate students and practicing geotechnical engineers, this book is designed to help reader understand the fundamental..

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The book incorporates all major topics in the civil engineering discipline and is written to serve as a refresher course with each topic presented briefly followed by an exhaustive set of objective type questions with keys for important questions at the end. It serv..

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Coastal Environments display the impact of natural forces and processes on man and also the impact of man on the coastal environment. The exploitation of natural mineral resources, navigation and recreation activities are an integral part of the problems and perspec..

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The book has all the details required for the complete coverage of either undergraduate level or graduate level course on Computer Aided Design for mechanical engineers, design engineers and civil and architectural engineers. Emphasis has been laid on explaining the..

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In the world of engineers and within the domain of Value Engineering, it is critical to have the knowledge of cost How cost elements are built up in different industries, e.g., manufacturing, process industry, job shops, etc. The underlying belief is that only with ..

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Engineering Mechanics has been designed as per updated and new syllabus of various technical universities and engineering colleges. The book systematically develops the concepts and principles essential for understanding the subject. The difficulties usually faced b..

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Foundation Engineering is the second book in the series on Geotechnical Engineering published in 2014 to meet the requirements of undergraduate students. This book covers various aspects of foundation engineering bringing together all the relevant theories. The concepts have been developed systematically. A large number of illustrative examples and solutions are included. References are made to the relevant Indian standard codes at appropriate Places.

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The book exhaustively deals with the fundamental principles of soil mechanics and aims to serve the needs of B.E., and B. Tech students of Civil Engineering. It covers the syllabi of almost all technical universities and institutes. The concepts have been developed ..

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This book is based on Limit state method as per IS:800:2007. Any structure from concept to utilization should pass through the following stages: Planning Structural Configuration Structural Analysis Structure Design Detailed Engineering Fabrication The thrust ar..

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Redefining Smart & Sustainable Cities, although has been conceived much earlier and has been continually refined over and over, the recent announcement of 100 Smart Cities by the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi, and the spate of events thereaft..

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Reinforced soil is a composite material formed by the association of frictional soil and tension-resistant elements in the form of sheets, strips, nets or mats of metal, synthetic fabrics, or fibre reinforced plastics and arranged in the soil mass in such a way as t..

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Reliability Analysis and Design for Civil Engineers is designed for beginners to understand the concepts in reliability engineering. The chapters are well planned beginning with probability and statistics. Application of probability concepts to assess the uncertainties in engineering is presented by different methods, at component level and system level. Design of structures for a specified target reliability to ensure safety and economy is presented.