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Forensic Engineering - a Civil Engineering special issue

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 11 May 2009
ISBN: 9780727736383
Stock level: Low stock
Forensic engineering within civil engineering involves the investigation of failures of construction facilities and the built environment. While collapses are the most spectacular and potentially lethal type of failures - particularly when caused by criminal acts such as terrorism and arson - the discipline also includes investigation of failures i

Learning from Failures - a Civil Engineering special issue

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 20 October 2008
ISBN: 9780727736048
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This special issue of the highly respected Civil Engineering journal from the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers looks to study and learn from the catastrophes, collapses and failures that fascinate and horrify the civil engineering community.

GEOTECHNIQUE Volume 1, Number 1 - Special 60th anniversary re-print

Author(s): Editors: R. GLOSSOP and H. Q. GOLDER
Publication date: 04 July 2008
ISBN: 9780727736000
Stock level: In stock
A unique opportunity to purchase a re-print of the first issue of the world renowned Géotechnique journal Established for 60 years, Géotechnique is ICE's world-leading geotechnics journal, publishing the cream of the international community's output on all aspects of geotechnical engineering. As celebration of 60 years of Géotechnique Thomas Tel

Thomas Telford: 250 Years of Inspiration

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 17 April 2007
ISBN: 9780727735003
Stock level: Low stock
Thomas Telford is arguably the most influential civil engineer who ever lived. First president of the Institution of Civil Engineers, he has left an enduring legacy. From the 1790's for four decades, Telford's achievements were second to none in the application of engineering solutions, improved constructional materials and the use of technology. H

Strategic Risk: A Guide for Directors

Author(s): Actuarial Profession and Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 05 May 2006
ISBN: 9780727734679
Stock level: Low stock
"Reading this report will make company directors think hard - and few will decide to ignore its cogent and direct advice"- Dr Martin Barnes, Executive Director, The Major Projects Association and President, The Association for Project Management The success of enterprises can often be attributed to their successful management of strategic risk. Con

Use of Foamed Concrete in Construction

Author(s): Professor Ravindra K Dhir, Dr Moray D Newlands, Dr A McCarthy
Publication date: 28 July 2005
ISBN: 9780727734068
Stock level: Low stock
Concrete is at something of a crossroads: there are many opportunities and some threats. For those opportunities to change into beneficial practice, engineers, material scientists, architects manufacturers and suppliers must focus on the changes that are required to champion concrete and maintain its dominance within the global construction indust

Geoenvironmental Engineering

Author(s): Edited by R N Young and H R Thomas
Publication date: 30 June 2004
ISBN: 9780727732774
Stock level: Out of stock
This new book containing the proceedings of the 4th Geoenvironmental Engineering Conference, organised by the British Geotechnical Association and Cardiff University's School of Engineering, held in Stratford-Upon-Avon in June 2004. The theme of the conference was Integrated Management of Groundwater and Contaminated Land. This book is a compilatio

Ground and Soil Improvement

Author(s): Edited by C. Raison, Chris Raison Associates
Publication date: 07 March 2004
ISBN: 9780727731708
Stock level: Low stock
Methods for improving ground and soil have undergone significant developments in recent years, particularly in terms of application and usage, and many innovative techniques have been introduced. However, it is of significance that in many areas the design process still lacks a theoretical framework. The papers included in this volume, written b

Supply Chain Management for Refurbishment

Author(s): Professor Steven Male, Marcus Gronqvist, University of Leeds, John Kelly, Glasgow University, Leela Damodaran and Wendy Olphert, Loughborough University
Publication date: 12 November 2003
ISBN: 9780727732422
Stock level: Out of stock
This book is the outcome of EPARC supported three year research project involving seven major high-street retailing clients: Arcadia Group, Boots, Borders(UK), Halifax plc, Nationwid, Rubicon Retail Ltd, Pizza Express: and their supply chains. The book comprises two complementary parts. The first, the Good Practice Framework, is the 'what to do' fo

Design of Linear Drainage Systems

Author(s): Dr Matin Naqvi, University of Bradford
Publication date: 26 September 2003
ISBN: 9780727732224
Stock level: Low stock
This book guides the reader through the hydraulic design of drainage channels in which the volume of flow increases linearly from one end of the channel to the other. This situation is very common in roof gutters and highway drainage channels, both of which receive water from the adjoning surfaces at an almost uniform rate. Design of Linear Drai