Encyclopaedia of Civil Engineering covers all aspects of Civil Engineering and its role in society. This encyclopaedia covers a range of various civil engineering disciplines such as general engineering, structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, transportation engineering, environmental engineering, planning engineering, hydraulic engineering, construction engineering, materials science, surveying and urban engineering. This new encyclopaedia integrates all of the diverse approaches that have gone into the making of the modern field of civil engineering. This work is intended for all those interested in this field. It will be of immense value to students of all kinds, especially students of Civil Engineering.