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Admixtures - Enhancing Concrete Performance

Author(s): Professor Ravindra K Dhir, Professor Peter Hewlett, Dr Moray D Newlands
Publication date: 28 July 2005
ISBN: 9780727734075
£116.25
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

Terrain and Geohazard Challenges facing Onshore Oil and Gas Pipelines

Author(s): BP
Publication date: 01 July 2005
ISBN: 9780727732781
£180.25
To access global oil and gas deposits, major pipelines must traverse remote regions with extreme terrains. There are a significant number of pipeline projects, active or planned, in tropical jungles, mountains and deserts, in permafrost and in areas of wetland. Each of these natural environments is associated with a range of geohazards, which may i

ICP Design Methods for Driven Piles in Sands and Clays

Author(s): R. Jardine, F. Chow, R. Overy and J. Standing
Publication date: 09 March 2005
ISBN: 9780727732729
£76.25
While axial capacity is often the governing design criterion with driven piles, the reliability of predictions made by conventional procedures is generally poor. A long-term research program run at Imperial College London in conjunction with Industry, the UK's Health and Safety Executive and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council led to

Designers' Guide to EN 1997-1 Eurocode 7: Geotechnical Design - General Rules

Author(s): R Frank, C Bauduin, R Driscoll, M Kavvadas, N Krebs Ovesen, T Orr and B Schuppener
Publication date: 22 November 2004
ISBN: 9780727731548
£86.00
Designers’ Guide to EN 1997-1 presents a detailed guide to the new Geotechnical Design Eurocode. As such it gives an invaluable insight into a code that, for the first time, provides a comprehensive design philosophy that is not only applicable to all forms of geotechnical problems but also shares a common philosophy with the design methodology fo

Linear Analysis of Skeletal Structures

Author(s): David Johnson
Publication date: 29 September 2004
ISBN: 9780727761927
£43.50
Linear Analysis of Skeletal Structures meets the demands of a typical prominent structural engineering educator who aims to: "teach students how to model, how to use computer packages in real contexts, to validate models, verify results and carry out parameter studies. Hand analysis is now only for very simple problems and for back-of-envelope chec

A Guide to the Procurement of Privately Financed Projects: An Indicative Assessment of the Procurement Process

Author(s): Douglas Lamb and Tony Merna
Publication date: 27 September 2004
ISBN: 9780727732736
£57.00
A guide to the procurement of privately financed projects: an indicative assessment of the procurement process outlines the concept of privately financed projects (PFP) that can be used for both public-private and private-private interactions. Utilising models from many countries the guide develops a robust procurement system applicable to PFP and

A Short Course in Soil-Structure Engineering of Deep Foundations, Excavations and Tunnels

Author(s): C. W. W. Ng HKUST, N. Simons University of Surrey and B. Menzies GDA Instruments Ltd
Publication date: 26 September 2004
ISBN: 9780727732637
£100.00
The fourth in the highly respected Short Course Series, A Short Course in Soil-structure Engineering of Deep Foundations, Excavations and Tunnels, focuses on the three major geotechnical challenges of static soil-structure interaction problems. Deep foundations - piles, barrettes, Multi-propped deep excavations and Bored and open face tunnels benea

Risk and Uncertainty in Dam Safety

Author(s): Desmond N D Hartford and Gregory B Baecher
Publication date: 20 August 2004
ISBN: 9780727736390
£135.25
The use of risk assessment in dam safety management as advocated by the International Commission On Large Dams (ICOLD) will be greatly enhanced by Risk and Uncertainty in Dam Safety, an authoritative, comprehensive and valuable contribution to dam safety practices. Through the presentation of a systematic and integrated process, Risk and Uncerta

Piers, Jetties and Related Structures Exposed to Waves - Guidelines for Hydraulic Loading

Author(s): Kirsty McConnell, William Allsop and Ian Cruickshank
Publication date: 06 August 2004
ISBN: 9780727732651
£81.00
Jetties, piers and other marine structures constructed in exposed locations require careful assessment of their hydraulic loads. Increasingly trade economics are leading to larger ship sizes and existing and new port locations for these vessels require longer jetties in significantly deeper water. In these instances construction of protective break

The Practical Guide to Waste Management Law

Author(s): R G P Hawkins MA Barrister FCIWM FRGS FRSA, International Environmental Lawyer and H S Shaw BEng PhD, Gifford & Partners and School of Civil Engineering & the Environment, University of Southampton
Publication date: 30 July 2004
ISBN: 9780727732750
£73.50
"This is the start of an enormous change in waste – both a challenge and an opportunity" John Burns, Waste Implementation Programme Director, DEFRA* In 2004 the UK Government was faced with numerous challenges in the context of environmental management, and has been under pressure to perform for at least the next five years. Targets set in Brus