For details contact Sue Wright at bca Publications, tel 01344 725704.
Stabilisation and Solidification Using Cement: a study visit to the usa
Ref: C/22, £28.50
Reports on the results of a dti-sponsored study visit of cement-based techniques for cleaning up contaminated sites and dealing with other waste. The study outlines best practice from the us. Case studies of each technique are provided.
Concrete Car Parks: design and maintenance issues
Ref: M21, £60.00
Papers from a major bca conference held as a result of the 1997 collapse of the Pipers Row car park in Wolverhampton. The conference covered a wide number of issues. The papers contain material published since the conference.
Economic concrete frame elements
Ref: 97.358, £13.50
Intended for use as a pre-scheme design handbook to help designers choose the most viable concrete options. Based on bs8110, it includes cost-optimised span-to-depth charts for various types of in-situ, precast and post-tensioned floor-and-beam construction over a wide range of spans and loads. Other information, such as preliminary column sizing and reinforcement estimates, is included.
Concrete Engineering 1997
Ref: M22, Free
The 1997 supplement to New Civil Engineer focuses on research and how to take advantage of it. The cover feature shows how innovation can produce major benefits for the enlightened client. Also featured are details of a new column connector and the first effective porous paving block.