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Principles of Pavement Engineering, 2nd edition

Author(s): N. Thom
Publication date: 29 October 2013
ISBN: 9780727758538
Stock level: In stock
The new edition of Principles of Pavement Engineering is a crucial guide for those involved in the science of pavement design. It provides an in-depth analysis of the principles underlying material behaviour, pavement design and maintenance, making it essential reading for pavement engineers and infrastructure experts who are faced with practical d

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Infrastructure Resilience

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 01 November 2012
ISBN: 9780727758514
Stock level: Low stock
This special issue of Civil Engineering, containing nine papers, explores the resilience for a number of different types of infrastructures, geographical locations and perspectives - all with a view to helping improve serviceability levels and expectations, with occurrences of lowered-performance experiences reduced still further.

Deterioration and Maintenance of Pavements

Author(s): Derek Pearson
Publication date: 22 December 2011
ISBN: 9780727741141
Stock level: In stock
Deterioration and Maintenance of Pavements is a hands-on guide to the practicalities of pavement engineering – an essential learning tool for students and an indispensable reference for practitioners.

Waterborne Transport - a Civil Engineering special issue

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 01 May 2010
ISBN: 9780727741042
Stock level: In stock
Waterborne transport remains fundamental to the global economy. While the proportion of freight carried by inland waterways is relatively modest - with 6% in Europe, 9% in the USA and 11% in China - the unrivalled efficiency of sea transport means that 90% of all world trade is moved on water. In Britain, 20% of domestic freight and 95% of internat

Heathrow Terminal 5 - a Civil Engineering special issue

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 30 May 2008
ISBN: 9780727735508
Stock level: Low stock
This title takes an in-depth look at this highly complex major infrastructure project that was delivered on time and on budget. This special issue of the highly respected Civil Engineering journal from the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers provides an excellent overview of the history of the T5 programme; of the strategic approac

Jubilee Line Extension: From Concept to Completion

Author(s): R. Mitchell
Publication date: 04 March 2003
ISBN: 9780727730282
Stock level: Low stock
“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

The Diary of William Mackenzie

Author(s): Edited by David Brooke
Publication date: 11 May 2000
ISBN: 9780727728302
Stock level: Low stock
History has not been kind to the memory of William Mackenzie. While the names of Telford and Stephenson continue to be well known today, that of William Mackenzie, one of the most important figures in the engineering world during the first half of the nineteenth century, has slipped from prominence.The Institution of Civil Engineers has now publish

Asphalts in Road Construction

Author(s): Edited by Robert N Hunter, Hunter & Edgar
Publication date: 09 January 2000
ISBN: 9780727727800
Stock level: Low stock
This book is an essential guide to all facets of asphalt technology as applied to the construction and maintenance of highways and reflects the very best of UK asphalt and pavement technology. Written by an international team of leading experts, it covers all aspects of fully flexible road construction from foundation design through to surface trea

Infrastructure Planning

Author(s): James Parkin and Deepak Sharma, University of Technology, Surrey
Publication date: 01 July 1999
ISBN: 9780727727473
Stock level: Low stock
This book introduces engineers to the principles and procedures necessary for infrastructure planning in rapidly developing regions. It covers the technical methods required in planning for infrastructure provision from base-line studies and problem definition through to the sepcification for a set of projects. The book also discusses the political

Highway Maintenance Handbook, 2nd Edition

Author(s): Edited by Ken Atkinson, Consulting Engineer
Publication date: 10 April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725318
Stock level: Low stock
In recent years, highway maintenance has become a high profile topic, owning to the greater travel potential of the general public and to the impact of roadworks on commerce following the swing away from rail transport. Highway maintenance was once a low-key activity, but it is now being treated as an important consideration in the overall cost of