No Words Wasted Sale

Featured in Civil Engineering

Browse in Civil Engineering

Browse in Engineering

Narrow by...


Civil Engineering


Civil Engineering Handbooks
Browse more titles in Civil Engineering Handbooks

The Science and Technology of Civil Engineering Materials (Prentice Hall International Series in Civil Engineering and)

J. F. Young

Innovative in approach, this book is a comprehensive, integrative exploration of the science and technology of construction materials that begins with a section on the structure and mechanical properties of materials. Begins with a discussion of the... (read more)

Flood Control
Browse more titles in Flood Control

Reservoir Sediment Management

Sahnaz Tigrek

Siltation in reservoirs has become an important problem when dams are getting older and stop functioning when the sediment has accumulated to a certain extent. With proper sediment management techniques, negative effects of sediment can be avoided and... (read more)

Soil and Rock
Browse more titles in Soil and Rock

Theoretical Foundation Engineering (J. Ross Publishing Classics)

Braja M. Das

It provides in-depth reviews of the existing literature on lateral earth pressure, sheet pile walls, ultimate bearing capacity of shallow foundations, holding capacity of plate and helical anchors in sand and clay, and slope stability analysis. A useful... (read more)

Browse more titles in Explosives

Introduction to the Technology of Explosives

Paul W. Cooper

Eine kurze, gut verständliche Einführung in die Technologie der Explosivstoffe - Chemie, Verbrennungsvorgänge, Druckwellen und Zündungstechniken. Eine wertvolle Hilfe bei der Verständigung mit Fachleuten! Sie lernen auch... (read more)

Soil Science and Mechanics
Browse more titles in Soil Science and Mechanics

Soil Mechanics in Engineering Practice 3RD Edition

Karl Terzaghi

This book is one of the best-known and most respected books in geotechnical engineering. In its third edition, it presents both theoretical and practical knowledge of soil mechanics in engineering. It features expanded coverage of vibration problems... (read more)

Dams and Reservoirs
Browse more titles in Dams and Reservoirs

Discharge & Velocity Measurements: Proceedings of a Short Course, Zurich, 26-27 August 1987

Andrew Muller

Papers of the short course on title], Zurich, Aug. 1987 on discharge measurement and calibration, point measures of velocity, measurement of velocity fields, and needed developments. No index. Acidic paper. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland... (read more)

Browse more titles in Dams

Dam Hydraulics (Wiley Series in Water Resources Engineering)

D. Vischer

"'Dam Hydraulics' is an excellent book. It is well written with abundant illustrations. The book is suitable as a reference and would be an excellent companion text for undergraduate and graduate courses." (Journal of the American Water Resources... (read more)

Browse more titles in Surveying

Adiabatic Shear Localization: Frontiers and Advances

Bradley Dodd

Adiabatic shear localization is a mode of failure that occurs in dynamic loading. It is characterized by thermal softening occurring over a very narrow region of a material and is usually a precursor to ductile fracture and catastrophic failure. This... (read more)

Sort by: Showing 1 thru 25 of 16,115.

  1. Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories... New Hardcover $26.00
  2. A History of the World in 12 Maps Used Trade Paper $13.95
  3. The Portland Bridge Book
    New Trade Paper $24.95
  4. On the Map: A Mind-Expanding... Used Trade Paper $9.95
  5. Model Book of Portland Bridges
    New Pamphlet $12.99
  6. The Sisters Grimm: Book Nine: The...
    Sale Trade Paper $3.98
  7. The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker,... Used Hardcover $10.95
  8. Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 1:...
    Used Trade Paper $13.95
  9. The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of...
    Used Trade Paper $9.50
  10. To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure New Trade Paper $18.95
  11. The Big Roads: The Untold Story of... Sale Trade Paper $7.98
  12. Great Maps New Hardcover $25.00
  13. Johnstown Flood (Touchstone Books)
    Used Trade Paper $7.50
  14. Wherever You Are: My Love Will Find You New Board Book $7.99
  15. Straight on Till Morning: The Life... Sale Trade Paper $6.98
  16. Strange Maps: An Atlas of...
    New Trade Paper $30.00
  17. The Art of the Map: An Illustrated... Sale Hardcover $15.98
  18. Backyard Ballistics Used Trade Paper $7.50
  19. The "What's Happening to My Body"... Used Trade Paper $10.95
  20. The Art of Construction: Projects... Used Trade Paper $6.50
  21. Structural Engineering (Very Short... New Trade Paper $11.95
  22. Chinese Bridges: Living Architecture... Sale Trade Paper $13.98
  23. Chemistry of Powder & Explosives New Hardcover $19.99
  24. The Bridge
    New Hardcover $35.00
  25. To Engineer Is Human: The Role of... Used Trade Paper $6.95

1 3 4 5 ... 645 next»

  • back to top


Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at