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Terrain and Geohazard Challenges facing Onshore Oil and Gas Pipelines

Author(s): BP
Publication date: 01 July 2005
ISBN: 9780727732781
Stock level: Low stock
£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

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
Stock level: Low stock
£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

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
£88.25
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

Safer Places: The Planning System and Crime Prevention

Author(s): ODPM and Home Office
Publication date: 05 April 2004
ISBN: 9780727732613
Stock level: Out of stock
£46.75
Sustainable communities are communities which succeed now economically, socially and environmentally, and respect the needs of future generations. They are also well-designed places where people feel safe and secure; where crime and disorder, or the fear of crime, doesn’t undermine quality of life or community cohesion. This is why the new Plannin

Architecture of the Jubilee Line Extension

Author(s): David Bennett, David Bennett Associates
Publication date: 11 March 2004
ISBN: 9780727730886
Stock level: Out of stock
£35.25
David Bennett's latest book focuses on the fusion of innovative architecture and engineering on London Underground's Jubilee Line Extension. The book highlights the complexity of the engineering involved and the difficulties of creating architecture in reverse (a building as a hole in the ground with no elevation and with problems of light and e

Sustainable Waste Management

Author(s): Ravindra K Dhir, Moray D Newlands and Thomas D Dyer
Publication date: 10 September 2003
ISBN: 9780727732514
Stock level: Low stock
£128.50
This volume presents part of the proceedings of two symposia held under the umbrella of Advances in Waste Management, an international meeting organised by the University of Dundee's Concrete Technology Unit.

Urban Design Guidance: Urban Design Frameworks, Development Briefs and Master Plans

Author(s): Robert Cowan/Urban Design Group
Publication date: 15 July 2002
ISBN: 9780727731357
Stock level: Low stock
£46.75
The publication of the Green Paper on Planning has magnified the significance of urban design frameworks, development briefs and master plans. Despite general recognition that making places socially, economically and environmentally successful depends on high standards of urban design, there is less understanding of how good design can be delivered

Properties and Use of Coal Fly Ash

Author(s): Lindon Sear, Quality Ash Association
Publication date: 15 October 2001
ISBN: 9780727730152
Stock level: Low stock
£100.00
This book draws together a large quantity of research that has been carried out on pulverised fuel ash (PFA) over the past 30 years. Fuel ash and fly ash are produced as waste from burining coal (or waste materials) and have many uses within the construction industry such as in concrete land reclamation, treating oil and sewage wastes, bricks and b

Infrastructure Planning

Author(s): James Parkin and Deepak Sharma, University of Technology, Surrey
Publication date: 01 July 1999
ISBN: 9780727727473
Stock level: Low stock
£32.25
This book introduces engineers to the principles and procedures necessary for infrastructure planning in rapidly developing regions. It covers the technical methods required in planning for infrastructure provision from base-line studies and problem definition through to the sepcification for a set of projects. The book also discusses the political

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: 08 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727727084
Stock level: Low stock
£76.25
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 industry, academia and the Environment Agency. Specific areas highlighted inc