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Usually ships in 12-15 days, 2088, Shroff Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd, 2012 , Usually ships in 1-2 days, No, Hardcover, New, India, First, Dr. V. K. Raina

This handbook has been produced primarily for 'Practising Engineers' the world-over and should prove a most useful work of reference to Consultants, Contractors and Clients (and even to advanced level students), alike.

The objective is to offer - under one single cover - a fairly comprehensive and yet concise account of almost all the disciplines involved (in their natural sequence of requirement) in order to serve as a ready reference for everyday problems that constantly confront those involved in bridges, whether in the office or in the field. The aim is to help them save time otherwise required to wade through multitude of references and texts.

The material as relevant to bridges has been carefully sieved from the author's other eight reference-type practice-oriented books on various aspects of Concrete Bridges and Contract and Construction Management Practices, published by Shroff Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd. (India) and McGraw Hill (New York).

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Usually ships in 12-15 days, 1040, Shroff Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd, 2013, Usually ships in 1-2 days, No, Hardcover, New, India, Fourth, Dr. V. K. Raina

This Third Edition of this highly successful book is a complete reference on analysis, design and economics of concrete bridges. Meant essentially for DESIGN ENGINEERS, it is very useful to the Contractors, their Clients and Field Engineers, it presents a practical and systematic methodology to enable quick and accurate design decisions. A step-by-step approach has been adopted throughout the text reflecting the order in which a practicing professional might proceed for designing a concrete bridge.

The book contains more than 350 illustrations and photographs, and tables and charts, and covers in detail the topics such as:.....

  • Structural analysis
  • Stability of foundations
  • Soil mechanics
  • Foundation design
  • Reinforced and Pre-stressed concrete design
  • Estimating safe bearing capacity of soils for Open-foundations
  • Caissons and piles
  • Maintenance Management System for highway bridges
  • Bridge distress reporting — A workman-like approach
The new edition has been considerably enhanced with additional chapters on:

  • How to select consultants
  • Value Engineering
HERE IS A BIRD'S-EYE-VIEW OF WHAT IS COVERED IN THIS TREATISE (which gives an idea about the EXTENT and DEPTH of its coverage):
  • Practical structural analysis
  • What a bridge is designed against.
  • Live loading details around the world
  • Structural concrete, reinforcement and prestressing
  • The substructure.
  • Effect of shear-ratings of foundations and deck geometry on distribution of horizontal forces
  • Practical effects of slenderness (second-order theory) in designing tall slender structures
  • Earth-pressure relief from soil-mass gripping the foundation below scour level.
  • Reinforced-earth structures.
  • Practical details of various types of bridge-bearings, bridge-expansion joints and bridge parapets
  • The superstructure including cantilever and segmental construction and more
  • Load distribution among deck-longitudinals
  • Analysis of deck cross section.
  • Reinforced concrete design.
  • Prestressed Concretedesign.
  • Design against shearand torsion
  • Short cantilevers and deep beams.
  • Axialthrust and any-axis bending.
  • Ultimate strength as affected by tendon transformation
  • Estimation of torsion in horizontally curved multi-span decks
  • Thermal stresses.
  • Various construction techniques and construction considerations.
  • A quick analysis of vibration effects in bridge decks
  • Cable-stayed decks.
  • Fire resistance of structural concrete
  • Economics and quantity trends in alternative bridge structure schemes
  • Some topical reflections on bridge engineering.
  • Value Engineering
  • How to select consultants Etc., Etc.
With its real-time Practising Professional (not Academic) approach to designing bridges, giving the shortest and optimal paths to design-decisions, and leading the Designer by the finger – as it were, this book is indispensable to all Design Engineers and to those aspiring to be part of this Profession.

About the Author
Dr. V. K. Raina
, Professor Emeritus Bridges, previously SENIOR EXPERT and CONSULTANT to the UNITED NATIONS and the WORLD BANK in many countries for many years, also the TEAM LEADER of the UNITED NATIONS TEAM of EXPERTS in Saudi Arabia for the multi-billion Dollar extensive Roads-network Development and Maintenance program, Technical Advisor for the “40 Km long Bahrain - Qatar Sea-link Project” and to the Government of Bahrain, Director Technical with ITNL of the IL&FS Group, is Principal Advisor to I.C.T. Consulting Engineers, Operations Advisor and Independent Consultant in the fields of Design, Construction & Rehabilitation of Bridges, Contract Management and Construction Management.Dr. Raina Is a hard-core professional practitioner, and specializes in the in-house Capacity Development and Institutional Strengthening of senior engineers in various host-country Ministries. He has trained many a host-country senior engineers in the above fields of civil engineering through the aegis of the UNITED NATIONS and the WORLD BANK.

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11 x 8.5 x 1.5 inch, Usually ships in 12-15 days, 820, Shroff, 2018, Usually ships in 1-2 days, N, Paperback, New, India, First, Dr. V. K. Raina

This book is a practitioner’s delight!!!!! It covers the following issues in a thoroughly PRACTICE oriented and highly WORKMAN-LIKE manner:

  • 1 Bridge–Structure Inspection…
  • 2 Some Details Regarding Steel, Prestressing Steel, Prestressing Tendons and Some Anchorages
  • 3 Bmms (Bridge Maintenance & Management System) Rehabilitation of Bridges and Requirements of Crews, Equipment, Etc
  • 4 Details of Various Repairs to Concrete
  • 5 Specifications for Some Important Repair-Materials, Repair techniques, and Repair-Procedures
  • 6 Bridge Structure Repair
  • 7 Bridge-Structure Strengthening
  • 8 Structural Repair Using FRP Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Polymer)
  • 9 Strengthening of Concrete Bridge-Decks by External Prestressing
  • 10 A Workman-Like Conceptual Strategy for Durability of Structural Concrete in Warm and Aggressive Sea-Water Heavily Charged with Sulphates, Chlorides and Moluscs.

This book is an unparalleled masterpiece in the field of BRIDGE - MAINTENANCE AND REHABILITATION. Very lucidly it covers various important issues in breadth and depth in a resolute manner. It is a formidable GUIDE for the Field Engineers charged with the responsibility of MAINTAINING and REHABILITATING BRIDGES through REPAIR, STRENGTHENING and RETROFITTING.

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8.34 x 10.78 x 1.37 inch, 800, Usually ships in 1 - 2 days, 30/09/2017, Project Management Institute, 2017, Usually ships in 21 - 28 days, N, Paperback, New, USA, 6, Project Management Institute

The PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition now contains detailed information about agile; while the Agile Practice Guide, created in partnership with Agile Alliance®, serves as a bridge to connect waterfall and agile. Together they are a powerful tool for project managers.

PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition – PMI’s flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also contain more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge—including discussion of project management business documents—and information on the PMI Talent Triangle™ and the essential skills for success in today’s market.

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8.5 x 11 x 1.43 inch, Usually ships in 12-15 days, 780, Shroff, 2010, Usually ships in 1-2 days, N, Paperback, New, India, Second, Dr. V. K. Raina

This state-of-art Reference book offers almost all there is to know about ‘rehabilitation’ of concrete and composite bridges. Drawn from the author’s experience over a multitude of projects in many countries, this entirely practice-oriented ‘Prescriptions’ book provides a detailed excursion into the types of distress, cracks and wounds usually observable and their remedies.

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Minimum quantity for "Raina's Concrete Bridges Inspection, Repair, Strengthening, Testing & Load-Capacity Evaluation, Second Edition" is 1.

11 x 8.5 x 1.2 inch, Usually ships in 12-15 days, 680, Shroff, 2018, Usually ships in 1-2 days, N, Paperback, New, India, First, Dr. V. K. Raina

This double-bill book is a practitioner’s delight!!!!!

It lucidly explains the twin complimentary PRACTICES of CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT and CONTRACT MANAGEMENT in a very PRACTICE-ORIENTED and highly WORKMAN-LIKE manner in almost a “made-easy” format.

It covers the following issues in a thoroughly PRACTICE oriented and highly WORKMAN-LIKE manner:

  • 1 A Blueprint for Strengthening Infrastructure in Developing Countries
  • 2 Appropriate Technology for Developing Countries
  • 3 Private-Sector Participation ... Vital for Infrastructure-Development - Why & How?
  • 4 Contracting in Civil Engineering
  • 5 Contract Management System
  • 6 Construction Management Functions and Bid-Strategy
  • 7 Expression of Interest by Competing Consultants
  • 8 How to Select Consultants Through Their Technical and Financial Proposals
  • 9 How to Prequalify Contractors for A Particular Construction Work
  • 10 Check–Lists for: (A) Bidding-Process for A Consultancy Tender, (B) Bidding-Process for A Construction Tender, (C) Bidding-Process for A Goods Tender, (D) Bid-Opening of Tenders for Construction, Consultancy or Goods., (E) Bid-Evaluation of A Consultancy Tender, (F) Bid-Evaluation of A Construction Tender, (G) Bid-Evaluation of A Goods Tender.

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8.5 x 11 x 1.35 inch, Usually ships in 12-15 days, 732, Shroff, 2010, Usually ships in 1-2 days, N, Paperback, New, India, Second, Dr. V. K. Raina

A comprehensive book on the subject, emphasizing construction practices, maintenance procedures and rehabilitation of bridges. All factors related to bridge design-aesthetic features, functional requirements, and type of structure, method of construction, materials to be used and the economics-are covered in detail. Necessary information, guidelines and actual practice and check-lists are provided. A large number of colour photographs of modern bridges around the world included in the book would be of added interest.

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Minimum quantity for "Raina's Concrete Bridge Practice Construction, Maintenance And Rehabilitation, Second Edition" is 1.

8 x 10 x 2.44 inches, Usually Ships in 4-6 weeks, Usually Ships in 4-6 weeks, 1,336, 24/10/2017, Shroff/Princeton University Press Exclusive, No, First, John Archibald Wheeler, Kip S. Thorne, Hardcover, New, USA, Charles W. Misner

First published in 1973, Gravitation is a landmark graduate-level textbook that presents Einstein’s general theory of relativity and offers a rigorous, full-year course on the physics of gravitation. Upon publication, Science called it “a pedagogic masterpiece,” and it has since become a classic, considered essential reading for every serious student and researcher in the field of relativity. This authoritative text has shaped the research of generations of physicists and astronomers, and the book continues to influence the way experts think about the subject.

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Rs.4,500.00 Rs.4,050.00
24x19x2, 2006, Shroff/Packt Publishing, 1, India, Paperback, New, Matt Butcher
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2014, Shroff/O'Reilly, No, Sixth, New, India, Feuerstein
Considered the best Oracle PL/SQL programming guide by the Oracle community, this definitive guide is precisely what you need to make the most of Oracle’s powerful procedural language. The sixth edition describes the features and capabilities of PL/SQL up through Oracle Database 12c Release 1.

Hundreds of thousands of PL/SQL developers have benefited from this book over the last twenty years; this edition continues that tradition. With extensive code examples and a lively sense of humor, this book explains language fundamentals, explores advanced coding techniques, and offers best practices to help you solve real-world problems.
  • Get PL/SQL programs up and running quickly, with clear instructions for executing, tracing, testing, debugging, and managing code

  • Understand new 12.1 features, including the ACCESSIBLE_BY clause, WITH FUNCTION and UDF pragma, BEQUEATH CURRENT_USER for views, and new conditional compilation directives

  • Take advantage of extensive code samples, from easy-to-follow examples to reusable packaged utilities

  • Optimize PL/SQL performance with features like the function result cache and Oracle utilities such as PL/Scope and the PL/SQL hierarchical profiler

  • Build modular, easy-to-maintain PL/SQL applications using packages, procedures, functions, and triggers
About the Author
Steven Feuerstein is considered to be one of the world's leading experts on the Oracle PL/SQL language, having written ten books on PL/SQL, including Oracle PL/SQL Programming and Oracle PL/SQL Best Practices (all published by O'Reilly Media). He has also published his first book for kids: Steven has been developing software since 1980, spent five years with Oracle (1987-1992), and served as PL/SQL Evangelist for Quest Software (and then Dell) from January 2001 to February 2014. He is an Oracle ACE Director and writes regularly for Oracle Magazine, which named him the PL/SQL Developer of the Year in both 2002 and 2006. He is also the first recipient of ODTUG's Lifetime Achievement Award (2009). Steven's latest initiative is the PL/SQL Challenge (, a daily quiz for PL/SQL developers; hundreds of programmers play each day. Check it out and join the fun! Steven's online technical cyberhome is located at You can also catch up on his latest, mostly non-PLSQL rants at
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11 x 8.5 x 0.6 inch, Usually ships in 12-15 days, 328, Shroff, 2018, Usually ships in 1-2 days, N, Paperback, New, India, First, Dr. V. K. Raina

This book is a practitioner’s delight !!!!!

It very lucidly unfolds in a thoroughly PRACTICE-ORIENTED and highly WORKMAN-LIKE manner all the “ins and outs” of what the CONCRETE Engineer in the FIELD is vexed about in order to be able to quickly KNOW the correct FACTS and PRACTICE for making CORRECT CONCRETE for CONSTRUCTION.

The books on CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY are numerous. They essentially purerly THEORISE in true tradition of class room PROFESSORIAL MONOLOGUES but are clueless when it comes to WORKMAN-LIKE PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE in the FIELD. (They can speak with great gusto for hours on the ultimate strength of a “nut” (and even find the existing performing structures “unsafe”!!), BUT are unable to squarely guide on the CORRECT PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE APPLICABLE IN THE FIELD - THE FIELD WHERE ALL THE “FUN-AND-RESPONSIBILITY” LIES, WHERE THE BURDEN OF HAVING TO TAKE LEGALLY AND CONTRACTUALLY BINDING SPLIT-SECOND DECISIONS CAN GIVE “ULCERS” AND EVEN “LAND ONE BEHIND THE BARS” IF CORRECT DECISIONS ARE DELAYED OR WRONGLY TAKEN. !!

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23x18x5, Y, 2015, Shroff/SAP Press, 3, New, Amol Palekar, Shreekant Shiralkar, Hardcover, Bharat Patel
Don't just read about SAP BW—get your hands dirty with this updated, must-have guide. Tackle all of the common tasks you'll encounter when working with SAP...
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