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Shock Transmission Units in Construction

Author(s): Dinesh J. Patel
Publication Date: October 2013
ISBN: 9780727757135
Stock level: In stock
£71.00

Recent earthquakes around the world have confirmed the potential for a large seismic event to cause unprecedented levels of destruction. Shock transmission units (STUs) have been used in several projects as one of the most effective instruments in preventing widespread damage...

A Short Course in Geology for Civil Engineers

Author(s): Dr M. Matthews MSc PhD FGS, Prof N. Simons PhD DSc FREng CEng FICE
Publication Date: April 2008
ISBN: 9780727733504
Stock level: Low stock
£105.25

This book explains the process of ground formation – what it is made of and how it behaves as an engineering material. This enables the civil engineer to work from a few first principles to determine if the ground is an asset or a hazard. It focuses on the tectonic plate mec...

Deep Excavations: A practical manual, 2nd edition

Author(s): M. Puller
Publication Date: September 2003
ISBN: 9780727734594
Stock level: Low stock
£139.50

This book assembles the practical rules and details for the efficient and economical execution of deep excavations. It draws together a wealth of experience of both design and construction from published work and the lifetime practice of the author. This second edition is ex...

Environmental Geotechnics in Practice: Introduction and case studies

Author(s): Robert W. Sarsby
Publication Date: September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763631
Stock level: In stock
£70.00

Environmental Geotechnics in Practice is an informative and practical guide to the study of land-based waste disposal. The book identifies the key elements of a variety of waste disposal systems, and explains their role in protecting the environment. Using the most significa...

Rock Engineering, 2nd edition

Author(s): Arild Palmström and Håkan Stille
Publication Date: December 2014
ISBN: 9780727759955
Stock level: In stock
£90.25

Rock Engineering provides a comprehensive explanation of the geological principles and ground investigations involved with the geotechnical design and engineering of underground projects.  It offers an internationally applicable, practical guide for engineers and geologist...

Geotechnical Engineering Principles, Problematic Soils and Site Investigation: ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering Volume 1

Author(s): J. Burland, T. Chapman, H. Skinner and M. Brown
Publication Date: February 2012
ISBN: 9780727757074
Stock level: In stock
£167.25

Written and edited by a wide selection of leading specialists, ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering is an authoritative and comprehensive reference resouce, providing the core geotechnical engineering principles, practical techniques, and the major questions engineers sho...

Guidebook of Applied Fluvial Geomorphology

Author(s): D. Sear, D. Malcolm, D. Newson and C. Thorne
Publication Date: November 2009
ISBN: 9780727734846
Stock level: In stock
£152.25

The practical application of geomorphological science now forms a regular part of any project involving flood protection, fisheries, conservation, recreation, environmental protection and river restoration. The responsibilities now placed upon organisations by the EU Water Fr...

Seismic Design of Foundations: Concepts and applications

Author(s): Subhamoy Bhattacharya, Rolando P. Orense and Domenico Lombardi
Publication Date: February 2019
ISBN: 9780727761668
Stock level: In stock
£85.00

With easy-to-understand explanations of the basic concepts, Seismic Design of Foundations examines recent and worldwide research outputs and post-earthquake reconnaissance case studies, and offers practical means of applying them to the real world. Each case study also provi...

Underground Spaces Unveiled: Planning and creating the cities of the future

Author(s): Han Admiraal and Antonia Cornaro
Publication Date: February 2018
ISBN: 9780727761453
Stock level: In stock
£72.50

Award-winning title on the benefits, challenges and possibilities of urban underground spaces. The book gives a broad overview of the concept of underground space development investigating the issues that are associated with the sustainable development of urban underground sp...