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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
£156.00
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
£41.25
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

Environmental Geotechnics in Practice: Introduction and case studies

Author(s): Robert W. Sarsby
Publication date: 06 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763631
Stock level: In stock
£77.50
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
£94.00
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

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
£80.50
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
£69.00
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

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Geotechnique Symposium in Print

Author(s): Stuart Haigh (ed.)
Publication date: 16 November 2015
ISBN: 9780727761491
Stock level: In stock
£78.75
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

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
£97.50
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

Ground and Soil Improvement

Author(s): Edited by C. Raison, Chris Raison Associates
Publication date: 07 March 2004
ISBN: 9780727731708
Stock level: Low stock
£81.00
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
£154.25
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

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
£100.00
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

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
£100.00
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

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
£92.75
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