An Introduction to Design for Civil Engineers is a concise book that provides the reader with the necessary background on terminology used in design. With this book as a guide, entry-level students of civil engineering will better understand from the outset lectures on detailed subject areas. Drawing on a wealth of experience, the authors present a

chapter 1|3 pages

What is design?

chapter 2|4 pages

Types of failure

chapter 4|15 pages

Structural form and materials

chapter 5|26 pages

Loads and loading

chapter 6|36 pages

Material properties

chapter 7|41 pages

Structural safety, limit state design and codes of practice

Introduction: what do we mean by safety?

chapter 8|6 pages

The design process

chapter 9|12 pages

Designer in a changing world