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Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Engineering: Theory and Application

Author(s): David M Potts and Lidija Zdravkovic, Imperial College
Publication Date: May 2001
ISBN: 9780727728128
Stock level: Low stock
£157.15 £224.50

This comprehensive new two-volume work provides the reader with a detailed insight into the use of the finite element method in geotechnical engineering. As specialist knowledge required to perform geotechnical finite element analysis is not normally part of a single engineer...

A Short Course in Foundation Engineering, 2nd edition

Author(s): N. Simons, University of Surrey and B. Menzies, GDS Instruments Ltd
Publication Date: June 2000
ISBN: 9780727727510
Stock level: Low stock
£65.45 £93.50

Although there are now a large number of computer programmes for solving all sorts of foundation design problems, the need to check these outputs by 'hand-calculation' has become vitally important. This book concentrates on getting the fundamentals right and then using them i...

Geotechnical Engineering of Landfills

Author(s): N Dixon, Nottingham Trent University, E J Murray, Murray Rix Geotechnical and D R V Jones, Golder Associates (UK)
Publication Date: April 1998
ISBN: 9780727727084
Stock level: Low stock
£49.87 £71.25

Geotechnical engineering of landfills is a symposium designed to provide a forum for the presentation of recent developments in the design, construction and operation of landfills facilities. The papers presented in this volume bring together expertise and experience from i...

Ground Anchorages and Anchored Structures

Author(s): Edited by G S Littlejohn, University of Bradford
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726070
Stock level: Low stock
£65.45 £93.50

This volume presents the proceedings of the first major international conference for over twenty years on the state-of-the-art of ground anchorage technology. Leading researchers and practitioners from around the world came together to discuss all the aspects of design, const...

Earth Reinforcement and Soil Structures

Author(s): C.J.F.P. Jones
Publication Date: September 1996
ISBN: 9780727734891
Stock level: Low stock
£26.60 £38.00

This volume provides a comprehensive explanation and illustration of earth reinforcement and soil structures, from the viewpoint of practising engineers involved in design and construction. This edition has been updated to reflect the latest changes in theory, materials and pr...

Vegetation and Slopes: Stabilisation, Protection and Ecology

Author(s): Edited by D Barker
Publication Date: April 1995
ISBN: 9780727720313
Stock level: Low stock
£26.60 £38.00

Recent concerns over the durability and whole-life costs of systems such as steel and concrete, has focused attention on the self-repairing ability of vegetation, and its low-tech and low whole-life cost and maintenance requirements. The awareness of the beneficial effects of...

Piling: European practice and worldwide trends

Author(s): M.J. Sands
Publication Date: December 1993
ISBN: 9780727735645
Stock level: Low stock
£65.45 £93.50

This title from Thomas Telford contains the proceedings of a conference organised by the Institution of Civil Engineers, and held in London on 7 - 9 April 1992.

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Underground Construction

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication Date: May 2020
ISBN: 9780727765413
Stock level: In stock
£25.48 £36.40

This Civil Engineering special issue is on underground construction. It explores some of the latest developments and innovations that are transforming underground construction across the world. The wide-ranging papers cover various ways in which underground spaces can meet soc...

Environmental Geotechnics in Practice: Introduction and case studies

Author(s): Robert W. Sarsby
Publication Date: September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763631
Stock level: In stock
£49.00 £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...

Geotechnical Finite Element Analysis

Author(s): Andrew Lees
Publication Date: October 2016
ISBN: 9780727760876
Stock level: In stock
£57.75 £82.50

Geotechnical Finite Element Analysis provides the latest practical guidance and comprehensive explanations of applying finite element analysis (FEA) in geotechnical design – from planning and analysis, determining how the FEA relates to the design process and explaining the...