Civil engineers are now expected to leave university with a basic grounding in how the law affects their profession, especially in the area of construction law, where there are increasing numbers of negligence suits following accidents or structural failures. Written in a jargon free style to appeal to students, Law for Civil Engineers provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of law likely to be encountered by the civil engineer. Key Features - Compatible with the course requirements for most universities. Assumes no previous legal knowledge. Aimed directly at the student reader, but could also be used by the recently qualified professional engineer. Uses non-legal terms wherever possible.