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Prescribed Form of Record for a High-Risk Reservoir, 2nd edition

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 29 August 2014
ISBN: 9780727757715
Stock level: In stock
£64.50
The second edition of the vital Prescribed Form of Record for a High-Risk Reservoir is fully updated to incorporate the latest amends to the Reservoirs Act 1975. The Prescribed Form of Record brings together key information about the operation of the reservoir that will be valuable in the event of any problem that may affect reservoir safety. It al

Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland - Volume 3: 1890-1920

Author(s): Edited by R.C. McWilliam and M. Chrimes
Publication date: 27 August 2014
ISBN: 9780727758347
Stock level: In stock
£265.25
The third volume of the authoritative source of information on the engineers who designed public works over the past 300 years. Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland discusses the lives of the people who were concerned with awe-inspiring engineering feats between the years 1891-1920 including building harbours a

Maintaining the Safety of our Dams and Reservoirs

Author(s): Edited by Andrew Pepper
Publication date: 21 August 2014
ISBN: 9780727760340
Stock level: Out of stock
£168.25
Maintaining the Safety of our Dams and Reservoirs covers a wide range of topics which are of direct relevance to all who work with dams and reservoirs, whether in the UK or abroad, be they owners, maintainers, designers or constructors. The changes to the UK's legislative frameworks for dam safety are covered, as are examples of the many environ

Risk Analysis and Management for Projects (RAMP), 3rd edition

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
Publication date: 02 July 2014
ISBN: 9780727741578
Stock level: In stock
£57.25
Risk and uncertainty surround every human activity and influence everything we do. RAMP (Risk Analysis and Management for Projects) is a well-established framework for analysing and managing the risks involved in projects, whether large or small. With an emphasis on the strategic and financial aspects, this practical working guide will assist plann

Structural Engineering of Transmission Lines

Author(s): Peter Catchpole with Buck Fife
Publication date: 26 June 2014
ISBN: 9780727759887
Stock level: In stock
£123.50
Structural Engineering of Transmission Lines provides practising engineers with a comprehensive guide to the structural behaviour of transmission lines and the successful management of transmission line projects. The authors bring together technical knowledge and industry advice to offer extensive practical guidance on the design, construction and

Core Principles of Soil Mechanics

Author(s): Sanjay Kumar Shukla
Publication date: 22 May 2014
ISBN: 9780727758477
Stock level: In stock
£39.50
Core Principles of Soil Mechanics is a practical guide to the key concepts and latest developments in the field of soil mechanics. It explores the physical properties of soils and the behaviour of soil masses subjected to loads, as well as soil phases, classification and characteristics, stresses and fluid flow, consolidation, compressibility and c

Hydraulics for Civil Engineers

Author(s): Peter Wynn
Publication date: 20 May 2014
ISBN: 9780727758453
Stock level: Low stock
£39.50
Hydraulics for Civil Engineers provides a thorough introduction to the principles of hydraulics and fluid mechanics. Combining core theories with the need for sustainable solutions, the book covers all the fundamental areas in hydraulics, including pressure in liquids, real flow in pipes, turbines and pumps, hydrology of surface water drainage, coa

The Contractors: The British contractors who built the world’s infrastructure

Author(s): Hugh Ferguson and Mike Chrimes
Publication date: 09 December 2013
ISBN: 9780727758309
Stock level: In stock
£48.00
Fully illustrated in colour, The Contractors, is the first history of the challenges and adventures faced by British civil engineering contractors from their emergence with canal construction in the late-eighteenth century to the present day. Extraordinarily ambitious, largely unrecognised men who built the world's infrastructure - its roads and ra

Sustainable Infrastructure: Principles into Practice

Author(s): Charles Ainger and Richard Fenner
Publication date: 06 December 2013
ISBN: 9780727757548
Stock level: In stock
£57.25
"The authors draw on their own experiences both in championing change within their organisations and also amongst peers in other organisations... There is little doubt that this will be a helpful reference for students, new entrants and practitioners." - The Environmentalist, August 2014 Sustainable Infrastructure: Principles into Practice is a pr

Car Park Designers Handbook, 2nd edition

Author(s): J.D. Hill, Glynn Rhodes and Steve Vollar
Publication date: 27 November 2013
ISBN: 9780727758149
Stock level: In stock
£123.50
The Car Park Designers' Handbook provides essential guidance on those aspects of planning and design that will enable car parks to function efficiently and economically whilst being user-friendly. The new edition is a comprehensive reference tool which distils over 35 years of specialist knowledge and experience in car park design, repair and im