Providing extensive coverage of all major areas of civil engineering, the second edition of this award-winning handbook features contributions from leading professionals and academicians and is packed with formulae, data tables, and definitions, vignettes on topics of recent interest, and additional sources of information. It includes a wealth of material in areas such as coastal engineering, polymeric materials, computer methods, shear stresses in beams, and pavement performance evaluation. Its wide range of information makes it an essential resource for anyone working in civil, structural, or environmental engineering.

chapter 1|28 pages

Construction Estimating

chapter 2|32 pages

Construction Planning and Scheduling

chapter 3|24 pages

Equipment Productivity

chapter 5|16 pages

Contracts and Claims

chapter 6|38 pages

Construction Automation

chapter 7|28 pages

Value Improvement Methods

chapter 8|58 pages

Water and Wastewater Planning

chapter 11|132 pages

Biological Wastewater Treatment Processes

chapter 12|70 pages

Air Pollution

chapter 13|80 pages


chapter 14|16 pages

Solid Waste/Landfills

chapter 15|20 pages

Soil Relationships and Classification

chapter 16|22 pages

Accounting for Variability (Reliability)

chapter 17|12 pages

Strength and Deformation

chapter 18|26 pages

Groundwater and Seepage

chapter 19|16 pages

Consolidation and Settlement Analysis

chapter 20|18 pages

Stress Distribution

chapter 21|28 pages

Stability of Slopes

chapter 22|14 pages

Retaining Structures

chapter 23|36 pages


chapter 24|14 pages


chapter 25|16 pages

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

chapter 26|20 pages


chapter 27|20 pages

In Situ Subsurface Characterization

chapter 28|28 pages

In Situ Testing and Field Instrumentation

chapter 29|32 pages

Fundamentals of Hydraulics

chapter 30|26 pages

Open Channel Hydraulics

chapter 31|30 pages

Surface Water Hydrology

chapter 32|12 pages

Urban Drainage

chapter 33|24 pages

Quality of Urban Runoff

chapter 34|28 pages

Groundwater Engineering

chapter 35|20 pages

Sediment Transport in Open Channels

chapter 36|24 pages

Coastal Engineering

chapter 37|44 pages

Hydraulic Structures

chapter 38|36 pages

Simulation in Hydraulics and Hydrology

chapter 39|20 pages

Water Resources Planning and Management

chapter 40|20 pages

Constituents and Properties of Concrete

chapter 41|12 pages

Durability of Concrete

chapter 42|46 pages

Special Concrete and Applications

chapter 43|28 pages

Wood as a Construction Material

chapter 44|18 pages

Structural Steel

chapter 45|38 pages

Bituminous Materials and Mixtures

chapter 46|50 pages

Mechanics of Materials

chapter 47|178 pages

Theory and Analysis of Structures

chapter 48|100 pages

Design of Steel Structures

chapter 49|48 pages

Cold Formed Steel Structures

chapter 50|66 pages

Structural Concrete Design

chapter 51|62 pages

Composite Steel–Concrete Structures

chapter 52|28 pages

Structural Reliability

chapter 53|48 pages

General Mathematical and Physical Concepts

chapter 54|40 pages

Plane Surveying

chapter 55|68 pages


chapter 56|40 pages

Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

chapter 57|28 pages

Geographic Information Systems

chapter 58|32 pages

Transportation Planning

chapter 59|76 pages

Airport Planning and Design

chapter 61|34 pages

Urban Transit

chapter 62|78 pages

Highway and Airport Pavement Design

chapter 63|40 pages

Geometric Design

chapter 64|24 pages

Highway Traffic Operations

chapter 65|62 pages

Intelligent Transportation Systems1

chapter 66|34 pages

Highway Asset Management