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Crossrail Project: Infrastructure Design and Construction - 6 volume set

Author(s): Crossrail
Publication date: 23 May 2022
ISBN: 9780727766601
Stock level: In stock
£374.30
Across 6 volumes, Crossrail Project: Infrastructure Design and Construction contains a collection of papers submitted to Crossrail’s Technical Papers Competition. Contributions have come from consultants, contractors, suppliers and third-party stakeholders all of whom have been involved in the Crossrail project. The papers cover a variety of discip

UK Specification for Ground Investigation, Third edition

Author(s): Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (AGS).
Publication date: 05 May 2022
ISBN: 9780727765239
Stock level: In stock
£75.00
Ground investigation is an essential part of assessing the ground risk and obtaining geotechnical and geoenvironmental information for design and risk to human health. UK Specification for Ground Investigation provides best practice guidance for designing and executing good-quality site investigation to help reduce increases in time and costs, to c

ICE Handbook of Geosynthetic Engineering: Geosynthetics and their applications, Third edition

Author(s): Sanjay Kumar Shukla
Publication date: 07 October 2021
ISBN: 9780727765000
Stock level: In stock
£150.00
Now fully updated in this third edition, ICE Handbook of Geosynthetic Engineering offers a comprehensive overview of geosynthetics and their various applications. Global challenges, including climate change, are impacting how researchers and engineers provide sustainable solutions to field problems using geosynthetics, geometrical and material vari

Humanitarian Civil Engineering: Practical solutions for an interdisciplinary approach

Author(s): Georgia Kremmyda
Publication date: 04 August 2021
ISBN: 9780727764683
Stock level: In stock
£39.50
Humanitarian Civil Engineering demonstrates the pivotal role of civil engineering in tackling global humanitarian challenges. It identifies what a humanitarian engineer does and offers practices that are tangible to ensure safe engineering. It combines concepts and tools traditionally used by practitioners and development agencies with civil engine

Piling 2020: Proceedings of the Piling 2020 Conference

Author(s): BGA (British Geotechnical Association)
Publication date: 10 March 2021
ISBN: 9780727765048
Stock level: In stock
£120.00
Piling 2020 contains the proceedings of the Piling 2020 conference, organised by the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) and supported by the Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS). It brings together the knowledge and experience of industry and academia through detailed research and case histories that provide a definitive and up to date perspe

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Underground Construction

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 08 May 2020
ISBN: 9780727765413
Stock level: In stock
£37.30
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 society's future needs, and the innovations in underground construction tech

Environmental Geotechnics in Practice: Introduction and case studies

Author(s): Robert W. Sarsby
Publication date: 06 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763631
Stock level: In stock
£74.50
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 significant case histories from across the world where key lessons have been learned

Seismic Design of Foundations: Concepts and applications

Author(s): Subhamoy Bhattacharya, Rolando P. Orense and Domenico Lombardi
Publication date: 06 February 2019
ISBN: 9780727761668
Stock level: In stock
£90.25
With easy-to-understand explanations of the basic concepts, Seismic Design of Foundations examines recent and worldwide research outputs and post-earthquake reconnaissance case studies, and offers practical means of applying them to the real world. Each case study also provides worked examples of new and innovative findings that reveal background i

Engineering in Chalk: Proceedings of the Chalk 2018 Conference

Author(s): British Geotechnical Association (BGA)
Publication date: 31 August 2018
ISBN: 9780727764072
Stock level: Low stock
£110.00
This volume contains the proceedings of a major two-day international conference on Engineering in Chalk, organised by the British Geotechnical Association (BGA), with support from the Engineering Group of the Geological Society (EGGS). Bringing together the knowledge and experience gained in the last three decades the papers in this collection pre

Underground Spaces Unveiled: Planning and creating the cities of the future

Author(s): Han Admiraal and Antonia Cornaro
Publication date: 28 February 2018
ISBN: 9780727761453
Stock level: In stock
£77.25
Award-winning title on the benefits, challenges and possibilities of urban underground spaces. The book gives a broad overview of the concept of underground space development investigating the issues that are associated with the sustainable development of urban underground space.

Tunnelling in the Urban Environment (Géotechnique Symposium in Print 2017)

Author(s): Edited by Lidija Zdravkovic
Publication date: 24 January 2018
ISBN: 9780727763778
Stock level: In stock
£64.50
With urban tunnel construction growing worldwide, the ability to accurately predict the ground and structural response to tunnelling and the associated risks is now more important than ever before. Engineers are expected to consider all aspects of tunnel engineering in order to safeguard existing infrastructure, by employing field monitoring, physi

Polymer Support Fluids in Civil Engineering

Author(s): Carlos Lam and Stephan Jefferis
Publication date: 24 November 2017
ISBN: 9780727757869
Stock level: In stock
£137.00
Polymer Support Fluids in Civil Engineering provides a detailed study of the use of polymer support fluids in civil engineering, covering all major aspects including fundamental material properties, laboratory and site testing, as well as case histories and specifications. This book includes all the information necessary to optimise the use of poly

Disturbed Soil Properties and Geotechnical Design, Second Edition

Author(s): Andrew Schofield and Stuart Haigh
Publication date: 22 November 2017
ISBN: 9780727761552
Stock level: In stock
£83.50
Read ICE President Professor Lord Robert Mair's foreword to the second edition of Disturbed Soil Properties Disturbed Soil Properties and Geotechnical Design, Second edition describes the developments leading to the Original Cam Clay model, focusing on fundamentals of the shearing of soil. The first edition explained and illustrated fallacies in

Civil Excavations and Tunnelling: A Practical Guide, Second Edition

Author(s): Ratan Tatiya
Publication date: 27 July 2017
ISBN: 9780727761538
Stock level: In stock
£74.50
Civil Excavations and Tunnelling is a comprehensive guide to civil excavations at surface and subsurface levels, with or without the aid of explosives. It features descriptions of the latest methods, techniques, equipment, trends and practices, as well as guidance on safety and the environment. Civil Excavations and Tunnelling, Second edition:

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Hong Kong

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 01 November 2016
ISBN: 9780727762047
Stock level: Low stock
£38.75
This Civil Engineering special issue showcases the recent innovative work in Hong Kong and how the technical problems presented by a densely populated modern city can be overcome by the ingenuity of civil engineers. As can be seen from the eight papers, the challenges vary significantly, but ultimately they come down to how civil engineers can meet

Contaminated Land Guidance, Third edition

Author(s): Jo Strange, Nick Langdon and Alex Large
Publication date: 24 October 2016
ISBN: 9780727761064
Stock level: In stock
£48.25
Contaminated Land Guidance provides authoritative guidance and up to date information to on the challenges associated with contamination on brownfield developments. This fully updated edition summarises the key elements of current regulations and good practice as published in existing authoritative guidance documents prepared by key organisation

Geotechnical Finite Element Analysis

Author(s): Andrew Lees
Publication date: 11 October 2016
ISBN: 9780727760876
Stock level: In stock
£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 decisions that need to be made at each stage through to validation of resul

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Geotechnique Symposium in Print

Author(s): Stuart Haigh (ed.)
Publication date: 16 November 2015
ISBN: 9780727761491
Stock level: In stock
£73.50
The many large earthquakes of the last decade, including the series in Christchurch in 2010-2011 and the Tohoku earthquake in Japan, have focused even greater attention on the cyclic behaviour of soils during these events. Great advances have recently been made on all aspects of soil dynamics, from the prediction of liquefaction based on site inves

Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development: XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering

Author(s): MG Winter, DM Smith, PJL Eldred and DG Toll
Publication date: 11 September 2015
ISBN: 9780727760678
Stock level: Low stock
£355.25
These volumes contain the proceedings of the XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ECSMGE), Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development. Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development covers a wide range of topics which are of direct relevance to all who work within the broad field of g

Crossrail Project: Infrastructure Design and Construction - Volume 2

Author(s): Mike Black, Christian Dodge and Jessica Yu (eds.)
Publication date: 07 September 2015
ISBN: 9780727761026
Stock level: In stock
£93.75
The construction of the Crossrail project began at North Dock in Canary Wharf in May 2009. Six years on, it is the biggest railway construction project in Europe and is one of the largest single infrastructure investments undertaken in the UK. It consists of 21 km of new twin-bore tunnels under central London and 10 new world-class stations constru

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

Geotechnical Engineering Principles, Problematic Soils and Site Investigation: ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering Volume 1

Author(s): J. Burland, T. Chapman, H. Skinner and M. Brown
Publication date: 20 February 2012
ISBN: 9780727757074
Stock level: In stock
£173.25
Written and edited by a wide selection of leading specialists, ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering is an authoritative and comprehensive reference resouce, providing the core geotechnical engineering principles, practical techniques, and the major questions engineers should keep in mind when dealing with real-world engineering challenges - all w

ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering

Author(s): J. Burland, T. Chapman, H. Skinner and M. Brown
Publication date: 20 February 2012
ISBN: 9780727736529
Stock level: Low stock
£297.50
Written and edited by a wide selection of leading specialists, ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering delivers an authoritative and comprehensive reference providing the core geotechnical engineering principles, practical techniques, and the major questions engineers should keep in mind when dealing with real-world engineering challenges - all with

Geotechnical Design, Construction and Verification: ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering Volume 2

Author(s): J. Burland, T. Chapman, H. Skinner and M. Brown
Publication date: 20 February 2012
ISBN: 9780727757098
Stock level: In stock
£173.25
Written and edited by a wide selection of leading specialists, ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering is an authoritative and comprehensive reference resouce, providing the core geotechnical engineering principles, practical techniques, and the major questions engineers should keep in mind when dealing with real-world engineering challenges - all w

Handbook of Tunnel Fire Safety, 2nd edition

Author(s): Alan Beard and Richard Carvel
Publication date: 31 October 2011
ISBN: 9780727741530
Stock level: In stock
£144.50
Handbook of Tunnel Fire Safety is the first book to span the spectrum of state-of-the-art knowledge in tunnel fire safety science and engineering. The construction of longer and increasingly complex tunnels and rapid changes in processes, materials and technology mean it is more important than ever to stay up-to-date. Drawing on the latest research

Specification for Tunnelling, 3rd edition

Author(s): The British Tunnelling Society
Publication date: 12 March 2010
ISBN: 9780727734778
Stock level: Low stock
£82.50
The BTS Specification for Tunnelling has become the standard industry document for tunnelling contracts, and forms the basis of tunnelling specifications for projects throughout the world. The specification has been revised in this third edition to reflect current industry best practice and to take account of the many advances in the field of tunne

Guidebook of Applied Fluvial Geomorphology

Author(s): D. Sear, D. Malcolm, D. Newson and C. Thorne
Publication date: 27 November 2009
ISBN: 9780727734846
Stock level: In stock
£157.75
The practical application of geomorphological science now forms a regular part of any project involving flood protection, fisheries, conservation, recreation, environmental protection and river restoration. The responsibilities now placed upon organisations by the EU Water Framework Directive to assess river morphology will ensure that the uptake o

Offshore Geotechnical Engineering

Author(s): E.T. Richard Dean
Publication date: 27 November 2009
ISBN: 9780727736413
Stock level: Low stock
£104.75
With activity in the engineering of offshore structures increasing around the world, Offshore geotechnical engineering offers a timely introduction to many of the core design and assessment skills required of those working in the sector, in accordance with the latest codes and standards. All major aspects of the subject are covered in depth, inc

Selected Papers on Geotechnical Engineering by P R Vaughan, FREng

Author(s): Imperial College and GCG Peter Vaughan Commitee
Publication date: 12 March 2009
ISBN: 9780727736208
Stock level: In stock
£82.50
This book brings together twenty of the most important papers by the late Professor Peter Rolfe Vaughan on geotechnical engineering. Selected by Peter's closest colleagues at Imperial College and the Geotechnical Consulting Group, these papers are reproduced along with the obituary published in Géotechnique, a full listing of his bibliography, some

GEOTECHNIQUE Volume 1, Number 1 - Special 60th anniversary re-print

Author(s): Editors: R. GLOSSOP and H. Q. GOLDER
Publication date: 04 July 2008
ISBN: 9780727736000
Stock level: In stock
£27.00
A unique opportunity to purchase a re-print of the first issue of the world renowned Géotechnique journal Established for 60 years, Géotechnique is ICE's world-leading geotechnics journal, publishing the cream of the international community's output on all aspects of geotechnical engineering. As celebration of 60 years of Géotechnique Thomas Tel

A Short Course in Geology for Civil Engineers

Author(s): Dr M. Matthews MSc PhD FGS, Prof N. Simons PhD DSc FREng CEng FICE
Publication date: 17 April 2008
ISBN: 9780727733504
Stock level: Low stock
£111.75
This book explains the process of ground formation - what it is made of and how it behaves as an engineering material. This enables the civil engineer to work from a few first principles to determine if the ground is an asset or a hazard. It focuses on the tectonic plate mechanisms that give rise to the geology of our planet and describes the wa

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