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British iron and steel AD1800-2000 and beyond
January 1, 2001 - MANEY

PREFACE Several books have been published which describe the evolution and growth of the British iron and steel industry. Most of these provide accounts of the developments in manufacturing methods that have taken place. Some also discuss the products. Only limited reference is...

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Design of Structural Elements: Concrete, Steelwork, Masonry and Timber Designs to British Standards and Eurocodes
April 21, 2014 - CRC

This book provides an introduction to the design of structural elements by considering the design of beams, columns, slabs etc in concrete, steel, timber and masonry. It is fully up to date with British standards and codes and includes a special

The Finances of Engineering Companies
August 1, 2016 - CRC

Students from all engineering disciplines, as well as professional engineers, need to understand company finance in order to work effectively within commercial organisations. Corporate finance is therefore an essential aspect of the education of every engineer. Written by an engineer, this...

BS 3605 - Specification for British Standard Specification for Welded Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipes and Tubes for Pressure Purposes
July 31, 1973 - BSI

Materials details replacing those in the imperial units version. Elevated temperature properties are included for some steels and the standard additionally now covers welded pipes.

Tubular Structures V
August 26, 1993 - CRC

The book forms the Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Tubular Structures, following previous events in Boston (1984), Tokyo (1986), Finland (1989), Delft (1991). Sponsored by British Steel, International Institute of Welding and CIDECT, it forms an important forum for...

British Television: the formative years
January 1, 1986 - IET

This book is concerned with the history of British television for home reception from 1922/23 to 1939, when the London Station closed down for the War years. Great care has been taken to ensure that an unbiased, accurate history has been written based predominantly on written primary source...

Fires in dwellings - an investigation of actual fires. Fires in BISF houses
January 1, 1982 - BRE

Describes the fire hazards which arose in BISF (British Iron and Steel Federation) houses, and compares them with those in more traditionally constructed houses.

The building limestones of the British Isles
January 1, 1989 - BRE

A guide for architects to the currently-available British limestones including their durability, location (map references), sizes of quarries, and buildings where they can be seen.

The building slates of the British Isles
January 1, 1991 - BRE

Guidance for architects and designers on the availability and durability of British building and roofing slate. For each of the 27 quarries it gives information on location, petrography of the slate, results of laboratory tests and lists of reference buildings.

BS 1501-1506 - Specification. Steels for use in the chemical petroleum and allied industries
September 25, 1958 - BSI

Carbon and alloy steel bars for bolting material. Freedom from defects, margins of manufacture, identification, mechanical tests, inspection. Chemical composition, mechanical properties. Numbering system gives broad indication of type of steel. Comparable British and American...

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Machine grading British-grown Corsican pine
January 1, 1981 - BRE

The Code of practice for the structural use of timber, CP 112:Part 2, does not include stress values for British-grown Corsican pine (Pinus nigra). Because of an urgent requirement to machine grade this species it was decided to publish this Information Paper recommending machine grade...

BS 1456 - 1.1/2 per cent manganese steel castings
July 20, 1948 - BSI

This British Standard applies to 13/2 per cent manganese steel castings for general engineering purposes. The steel is sometimes known as pearlitic manganese steel. Two grades of castings are specified according to the ultimate tensile stress obtained from the test piece...

Who Cares?: The Great British Health Debate
January 1, 1998 - CRC

Preface As a nation there are few institutions we care more about than our health service. We are born into it, it is there throughout our lives and we die in its care. It is a peculiarly British creation, created by our own breed of socialists to make sure no one who could not afford health...

BS 5645 - Static Load Ratings for Roller Bearings
September 30, 1987 - BSI

Methods of calculating basic static load rating and static equivalent load for rolling bearings within size ranges given in relevant British Standards, manufactured from good quality hardened steel and of basically conventional design.