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A Short Course in Soil and Rock Slope Engineering

Author(s): Noel Simons, Bruce Menzies and Marcus Matthews
Publication date: 28 September 2001
ISBN: 9780727728715
Stock level: Low stock
£96.00
This new addition to the 'Short Course' series combines both soil and rock slope engineering - in effect, two short courses - in one concise volume. Like its acclaimed companion volume A Short Course in Foundation Engineering, this book focuses on the essentials, explaining simple methods of stability analysis and applying them to a wide range of p

Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Engineering: Theory and Application

Author(s): David M Potts and Lidija Zdravkovic, Imperial College
Publication date: 01 May 2001
ISBN: 9780727728128
Stock level: Low stock
£230.25
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 engineering degree course, this lucid work will prove invaluable. It brings togeth

A Short Course in Foundation Engineering, 2nd edition

Author(s): N. Simons, University of Surrey and B. Menzies, GDS Instruments Ltd
Publication date: 01 June 2000
ISBN: 9780727727510
Stock level: Low stock
£96.00
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 in practical applications. The book is illustrated with numerous worked

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
£73.25
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

The Management of Setting out in Construction: ICE Design and Practice Guide

Author(s): Edited by Jim Smith
Publication date: 11 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726148
Stock level: Low stock
£38.00
There are few tasks in surveying that carry more onerous responsibilities than setting out. The financial cost of mistakes can be horrendous and completely out of proportion to the perceived value of the task. Setting out is just one part of a complex series of processes which spans the whole project from inception to final construction and beyond.

Ground Anchorages and Anchored Structures

Author(s): Edited by G S Littlejohn, University of Bradford
Publication date: 10 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726070
Stock level: Low stock
£96.00
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, construction and performance of ground anchorages for the use in stabilisation

Earth Reinforcement and Soil Structures

Author(s): C.J.F.P. Jones
Publication date: 13 September 1996
ISBN: 9780727734891
Stock level: Low stock
£39.00
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 practice.

Dredging: ICE design and practice guide

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 06 October 1995
ISBN: 9780727720498
Stock level: Low stock
£35.75
Dredging is not only vital to maintain navigation, and therefore to international commerce, but also pays an important role in offshore engineering, the obtaining of aggregates for the construction industry, and in coastal defence works.This guide highlights the particular problems of excavating from underwater sites and describes the methods and e

Vegetation and Slopes: Stabilisation, Protection and Ecology

Author(s): Edited by D Barker
Publication date: 06 April 1995
ISBN: 9780727720313
Stock level: Low stock
£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 vegetation has been increasing within the civil engineering profession, a

Grouting in the ground

Author(s): Edited by A L Bell, Keller Colcrete Ltd
Publication date: 09 August 1994
ISBN: 9780727719287
Stock level: Low stock
£89.00
This book provides an excellent opportunity for engineers to catch up with the latest trends in geotechinical grouting and provides an in-depth discussion of the advances, views and knowledge from around the world. Topics range from compensation grouting, jet grouting, soil mixing and permeation grouting to ten monitoring and instrumentation system