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Core Concepts of Geotechnical Engineering

Author(s): Sanjay Kumar Shukla
Publication date: 11 June 2015
ISBN: 9780727758590
Stock level: In stock
£37.75
Core Concepts of Geotechnical Engineering is a practical introduction for students to the analysis, design, construction, maintenance and renovation of geotechnical structures. It presents the key principles of engineering geotechnical structures beginning with shallow and deep foundations and retaining structures through to slopes, embankments, ea

Earthworks: A guide, 2nd edition

Author(s): Paul Nowak and Peter Gilbert
Publication date: 30 January 2015
ISBN: 9780727741165
Stock level: In stock
£77.50
Earthworks: A guide outlines the key principles and practicalities of earthworks for projects of all scales, for the construction of minor works through to major earth structures. It provides comprehensive coverage of the essential processes behind: classification of fills, excavation, fill material design, fill selection, fill compaction, and cutt

Rock Engineering, 2nd edition

Author(s): Arild Palmström and Håkan Stille
Publication date: 19 December 2014
ISBN: 9780727759955
Stock level: In stock
£93.50
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 geologists responsible for considering different ground conditions, design and plan

Structural Engineering of Transmission Lines

Author(s): Peter Catchpole with Buck Fife
Publication date: 26 June 2014
ISBN: 9780727759887
Stock level: In stock
£115.75
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
£37.75
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

Landslide Risk Assessment, 2nd edition

Author(s): E. Mark Lee and David K.C. Jones
Publication date: 13 December 2013
ISBN: 9780727758019
Stock level: In stock
£102.25
Landslide Risk Assessment provides guidance to practitioners on establishing the likelihood and extent to which future slope failures could adversely impact society and affect people and property. The only book to focus on risk and landslides, using examples from across the globe, Landslide Risk Assessment examines a variety of approaches to landsl

Shock Transmission Units in Construction

Author(s): Dinesh J. Patel
Publication date: 17 October 2013
ISBN: 9780727757135
Stock level: In stock
£73.50
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 from seismic activities and structural movement. Shock Transmission Units

Environmental Geotechnics, 2nd edition

Author(s): Robert W. Sarsby
Publication date: 19 July 2013
ISBN: 9780727741875
Stock level: In stock
£131.25
Environmental Geotechnics is a forward-thinking guide to aid engineers in applying geotechnical principles, processes and techniques in a way that will not only reduce their environmental impact but should benefit the environment. The major construction-environment interface is geotechnical in nature. For engineers to be able to foresee environment

Effective Site Investigation

Author(s): Site Investigation Steering Group
Publication date: 26 April 2013
ISBN: 9780727735058
Stock level: In stock
£53.50
Effective Site Investigation provides an introductory guide to accepted best practice for site investigations, both for construction professionals such as civil and structural engineers, builders and architects, and for their clients. It has been prepared by the Site Investigation Steering Group, a multidisciplinary body representing those professi

Partial Saturation in Compacted Soils

Author(s): Edited by Domenico Gallipoli
Publication date: 13 March 2013
ISBN: 9780727757753
Stock level: Low stock
£82.50
Compacted soils are relevant to many geotechnical applications, from earth dams to infrastructure embankments, nuclear waste disposal and rammed-earth buildings. Every geotechnical structure made of compacted soils will include sections that remain partly saturated at least for a period of its service life. Improved understanding of this fast growi