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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
£169.00
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
Stock level: Low stock
£71.25
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
Stock level: In stock
£82.50
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

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
Stock level: Low stock
£96.00
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

Tunnel Lining Design Guide

Author(s): British Tunnelling Society (BTS)
Publication date: 31 March 2004
ISBN: 9780727729866
Stock level: Low stock
£111.75
This guide is an essential reference to the recommended standards and rules applicable to formulation for all manner of bored tunnels, and shafts in any type of ground condition. It is also a useful resource for those involved in the procurement, operation, or maintenance of tunnels, or those seeking to acquire data for use in production.;

Ground and Soil Improvement

Author(s): Edited by C. Raison, Chris Raison Associates
Publication date: 07 March 2004
ISBN: 9780727731708
Stock level: Low stock
£77.75
Methods for improving ground and soil have undergone significant developments in recent years, particularly in terms of application and usage, and many innovative techniques have been introduced. However, it is of significance that in many areas the design process still lacks a theoretical framework. The papers included in this volume, written b

Deep Excavations: A practical manual, 2nd edition

Author(s): M. Puller
Publication date: 01 September 2003
ISBN: 9780727734594
Stock level: Low stock
£148.25
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 extensively revised to include changes in design emphasis including those du

Jubilee Line Extension: From Concept to Completion

Author(s): R. Mitchell
Publication date: 04 March 2003
ISBN: 9780727730282
Stock level: Low stock
£75.75
“This book is a major reference work that provides essential information for all future rail transport developments in London. It is essential reading for anyone with an interest in public transport planning and the complex processes involved in the development and delivery of major infrastructure projects. It is well written, full of fascinating d

A Short Course in Geotechnical Site Investigation

Author(s): N. Simons, University of Surrey, B. Menzies, GDS Instruments Ltd and M. Matthews, University of Surrey
Publication date: 21 October 2002
ISBN: 9780727729484
Stock level: Low stock
£96.00
A Short Course in Geotechnical Site Investigation is the third volume in the popular and authoritative 'Short course' series. This book focuses on the fundamental principles of geotechnical site investigation - in particular the planning of the investigation. This indispensable book is illustrated throughout with 23 case studies, seven of which are

Has Your House Got Cracks? A homeowner's guide to subsidence and heave damage, Second edition

Author(s): Freeman, Driscol and Littlejohn
Publication date: 01 December 2001
ISBN: 9780727730893
Stock level: Low stock
£38.00
This guide was commissioned by the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Building Research Establishment to provide practical guidance for homeowners whose properties have been affected by subsidence, or heave, or who are concerned by the potential risk of damage. The first, best-selling, edition dealt specifically with the problems associated