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THE source for the state of the art in civil engineering The only one-stop review of the state of the art in the field,Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers,Fourth Edition,edited by Frederick S. Merrit,M. Kent Loftin,and Jonathan T. Rickets,gives youMoreTHE source for the state of the art in civil engineering The only one-stop review of the state of the art in the field,Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers,Fourth Edition,edited by Frederick S. Merrit,M. Kent Loftin,and Jonathan T. Rickets,gives you fingertip access to everything from the fundamentals of civil engineering to the most recent planning,design,and construction techniques related to 23 different disciplines—including systems design,geotechnical engineering,and community and regional planning. Over 700 Tables,formulas,and drawing make every explantion and procedure crystal clear. Inside youll find the latest: ACI,ASTM,and AISC code changes- changes in highway and airport pavement design and construction- procedures for nondestructive testing of piles and applications of geosynthetics- EPA and OSHA regulations- methods of load-and-resistance factor design of structural steel- specifications for wood construction and much more. A COMPLETE UPDATE OF THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO CIVIL ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUESNow revised and updated with the most current information,the fourth edition of this long-established reference is the most comprehensive and authoritative book of principles and techniques for effective civil engineering practice.The new edition of STANDARD HANDBOOK FOR CIVIL ENGINEERS incorporates hundreds of significant changes in design,construction,materials,and equipment,including:* Code changes from the ACI,ASTM,and AISC* New speicifications for wood construction* The most recent EPA and OSHA regulations* Changes in highway and airport pavement design* Expanded coverage of harbor engineering* Additionalinformation about water resources* State-of-the-art modeling techniques Youll also find new methods for nondestructive testing of piles and applications of geosynthetics. . . the lates techniques of load-and-resistance factor design of structural steels. . . plus fully updated sections on systems design,value engineering,peer review,and much more.Illustrated with more than 700 helpful graphics,the fourth edition of this indispensable reference provides simplified solutions to the many practical problems you face in your day-to-day civil engineering work.