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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

Crossrail Project: Infrastructure Design and Construction - Volume 6

Author(s): Crossrail, Professor Rhys Vaughan Williams and Simon Bennett.
Publication date: 05 May 2022
ISBN: 9780727766502
Stock level: In stock
£80.00
Crossrail Project: Infrastructure Design and Construction (Volume 6) contains a collection of 22 papers submitted to the 2021 Crossrail’s Technical Papers Competition. Contributions have come from members of the Crossrail organisation, its consultants as well as contractors involved in design and construction across the Crossrail project. The paper

Cities for Driverless Vehicles: Planning the future built environment with shared mobility

Author(s): Xu Zhang
Publication date: 25 October 2021
ISBN: 9780727764522
Stock level: In stock
£90.00
Cities for Driverless Vehicles examines the relationship between autonomous vehicles, transport infrastructure requirements and urban forms, as well as explores ways to adopt autonomous vehicles into future cities. With insights drawn from urban planners and professionals across the world, the book informs you how our future cities will look, what

High Speed Two (HS2): Infrastructure Design and Construction - Volume 2

Author(s): High Speed Two
Publication date: 11 October 2021
ISBN: 9780727765789
Stock level: In stock
£75.00
The main construction of HS2, Britain's high-speed rail network, began in September 2020 when Main Works Civils Contractors moved from enabling works, scheme design and preparatory work to full construction of the railway. The low-carbon network will link London and the West Midlands and extend services to the North and Scotland, serving more than

High Speed Two (HS2): Infrastructure Design and Construction - Volume 1

Author(s): High Speed Two
Publication date: 11 October 2021
ISBN: 9780727765765
Stock level: In stock
£80.00
The main construction of HS2, Britain's high-speed rail network, began in September 2020 when Main Works Civils Contractors moved from enabling works, scheme design and preparatory work to full construction of the railway. The low-carbon network will link London and the West Midlands and extend services to the North and Scotland, serving more than

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Great Western railway electrification, UK

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 07 October 2020
ISBN: 9780727765710
Stock level: In stock
£37.30
This special issue of Civil Engineering covers the Great Western railway electrification in the UK.

Modelling Pedestrian Movement

Author(s): Urban Space – AECOM
Publication date: 09 December 2019
ISBN: 9780727763815
Stock level: In stock
£85.25
Modelling Pedestrian Movement, as seen on AECOM's video, provides a detailed introduction to the principles and practices involved in simulating pedestrian and crowd flow patterns. The contents of the book include fundamental research on pedestrian movement; the theories, techniques and tools for pedestrian modelling, and a range of original case s

Energy and Mobility in Smart Cities

Author(s): William J Nuttall, David V Gibson, Dariusz Trzmielak and Alejandro Ibarra-Yunez
Publication date: 25 October 2019
ISBN: 9780727764256
Stock level: In stock
£83.00
Energy and Mobility in Smart Cities brings together a collection of expert perspectives focusing on key themes underlying successful smart city developments. With a particular emphasis on developments relating to energy and mobility, the book provides a far-reaching analysis of key drivers of innovation. It explores potential opportunities and chal

Ground Vibrations from High-Speed Railways: Prediction and mitigation

Author(s): Edited by Victor V. Krylov
Publication date: 29 May 2019
ISBN: 9780727763792
Stock level: In stock
£148.75
Ground Vibrations from High-Speed Railways brings together leading international research on the prediction and remediation of railway-induced ground vibration. A unique general reference, the book will help the reader to study the problem from different points of view, and provides answers to numerous theoretical and practical questions. Focusi

Inside London's Airports Policy: Indecision, decision and counter-decision

Author(s): Paul Le Blond
Publication date: 05 December 2018
ISBN: 9780727763655
Stock level: In stock
£77.25
What factors shaped the airports policy of the busiest aviation city in the world? What has been the role of politicians, planners and communities? Why has it proved so difficult to make a decision on airports and stick to it? Inside London's Airports Policy is the first book to provide a complete history of London's airport policy, consid

Crossrail Project: Infrastructure Design and Construction - Volume 5

Author(s): Crossrail, Rhys Vaughan Williams and Mike Black
Publication date: 31 August 2018
ISBN: 9780727763419
Stock level: In stock
£82.75
The construction of the Crossrail project began at North Dock in Canary Wharf in May 2009 and it has been one of the largest single infrastructure investments undertaken in the UK to date. Consisting of 21 kilometres of new twin-bore tunnels and 10 new world-class stations in central London connecting to upgraded lines, the line will provide essent

Designing for Cycle Traffic: International principles and practice

Author(s): John Parkin
Publication date: 13 July 2018
ISBN: 9780727763495
Stock level: In stock
£71.75
Designing for Cycle Traffic compares and evaluates international principles and practices for designing for cycle traffic. It sets design for cycling in the wider context of public realm design, traffic planning, traffic engineering and traffic management. The book mainly draws on UK, Dutch, Danish and North American principles, and it enables read

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.

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Crossrail project: programme managing the Elizabeth line, London

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 04 October 2017
ISBN: 9780727763686
Stock level: In stock
£38.75
This special issue of Civil Engineering is about programme managing the £14·8 billion Crossrail project to deliver the new east–west Elizabeth line railway across London. Jointly published by the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Association of Project Management, it is part of an initiative by the delivery team to share its experiences and le

Crossrail Project: Infrastructure Design and Construction - Volume 4

Author(s): Crossrail, Rhys Vaughan Williams and Mike Black
Publication date: 12 September 2017
ISBN: 9780727763594
Stock level: In stock
£85.75
The construction of the Crossrail project began at North Dock in Canary Wharf in May 2009. With the railway due to open in 2018, it is one of the largest single infrastructure investments undertaken in the UK to date. It consists of 21 kilometres of new twin-bore tunnels and 10 new world-class stations in central London connecting to upgraded lines

Railway Bridge Maintenance, Second Edition

Author(s): Nigel Ricketts
Publication date: 26 June 2017
ISBN: 9780727760654
Stock level: In stock
£72.50
Railway Bridge Maintenance, Second edition provides a thorough overview to assist those involved in the maintenance and management of existing railway bridges, dating from the early nineteenth century to the present, that are essential in supporting railway operations. The second edition has been updated to reflect the current challenges bridge

The Railway Metropolis: How Planners, Politicians and Developers Shaped Modern London

Author(s): Michael Schabas
Publication date: 19 December 2016
ISBN: 9780727761804
Stock level: In stock
£53.50
Advance praise for The Railway Metropolis: “Michael Schabas has been associated with virtually every railway project in London over three decades. His story of what happened (and what didn't), and why, and who did what, is compelling reading. I couldn't put it down!” - Sir Peter Hendy CBE, Chairman, Network Rail and Commissioner, Transport for Lond

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

Crossrail Project: Infrastructure Design and Construction - Volume 3

Author(s): Edited by Mike Black
Publication date: 31 August 2016
ISBN: 9780727761293
Stock level: In stock
£74.50
The construction of the Crossrail project began at North Dock in Canary Wharf in May 2009. Seven 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 const

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Humanitarian engineering

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 05 April 2016
ISBN: 9780727761774
Stock level: In stock
£38.75
This special issue of Civil Engineering on humanitarian engineering shares and celebrates some of the tremendous projects that civil engineers are carrying out in the humanitarian field. These eight papers aim to open discussions about best practice and lessons learnt for the future.

Accessibility and the Bus System: Transforming the World, 2nd edition

Author(s): Nick Tyler
Publication date: 15 December 2015
ISBN: 9780727759801
Stock level: In stock
£125.50
Accessibility and the Bus System, Second edition explores the role of the bus system in enabling cities to function sustainably and efficiently by providing the necessary resources to support growing populations. The book takes a comprehensive view of what buses can and cannot do, and how to maximise the bus system's positive contribution while

Highways, 5th edition: The Location, Design, Construction and Maintenance of Road Pavements

Author(s): Coleman O'Flaherty with David Hughes
Publication date: 09 November 2015
ISBN: 9780727759931
Stock level: In stock
£59.50
Highways, Fifth; Edition provides a comprehensive view across all aspects of road engineering,; encompassing an extensive range of topics from pavement design, earthworks, and skid resistance to subsurface moisture control, surface drainage and construction of hot-mix bituminous roadbases and surfacings. This book shares the insights and practical

Civil Engineering Special Issue: From research to practice

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 15 October 2015
ISBN: 9780727761637
Stock level: Low stock
£38.75
This special issue of Civil Engineering includes nine papers exploring aspects of research and practice. Topics covered include the development of a new composite flooring system installed in the iconic Leadenhall building in central London, UK, the use of timber in civil engineering, geogrids for transport as well as the funding of research by the

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

Transportation Engineering

Author(s): John Wright
Publication date: 17 August 2015
ISBN: 9780727759733
Stock level: In stock
£37.75
Covering rail, air, road and water, Transportation Engineering explores the transport of people, goods and information throughout history, up to the present day and considering how best to transport can meet the needs of the future. It examines the idea that transport needs are based on the concept of supply and demand and that modes of transport m

Practical Road Safety Auditing, 3rd edition

Author(s): Martin Belcher, Steve Proctor, and Phil Cook
Publication date: 29 April 2015
ISBN: 9780727760166
Stock level: In stock
£80.25
Practical Road Safety Auditing explores the systematic process for checking the safety of new and improved road schemes for the benefit of future road users. An effective Road Safety Audit ensures that all highways schemes operate as safely as is practicable by minimising the chance of future collisions and reducing the risk in their severity. The

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Saint Petersburg

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 17 April 2015
ISBN: 9780727761088
Stock level: In stock
£38.75
This special issue of Civil Engineering is the first about Russia and in particular a Russian city; not just any city but 'The Venice of the North' - Saint Petersburg. Of the six papers presented, five are from Russian authors generally from the Saint Petersburg State University (the first Russian university, founded in the early nineteenth century

The Shell Bitumen Handbook, 6th edition

Author(s): Robert N. Hunter (ed.)
Publication date: 28 January 2015
ISBN: 9780727758378
Stock level: In stock
£133.50
Shell has been at the forefront of bitumen technology for over 90 years, and continues to play a leading role in global bitumen research and development. The Shell Bitumen Handbook is an authoritative source of information on bitumen use in road pavements around the world. The Shell Bitumen Handbook explores the very latest technical trends within

Crossrail Project: Infrastructure Design and Construction - Volume 1

Author(s): Edited by Mike Black, Christian Dodge and Ursula Lawrence
Publication date: 03 November 2014
ISBN: 9780727760784
Stock level: In stock
£96.00
The construction of the Crossrail project began at North Dock in Canary Wharf in May 2009. Five 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 constr

Civil Engineering Special Issue: London 2012 Legacy

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 01 November 2014
ISBN: 9780727760913
Stock level: In stock
£38.75
This third and final special issue of Civil Engineering on the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games covers the infrastructure legacy of the games, the delivery of which was fundamental to the success of the UK bid. These eight papers illustrate that the infrastructure legacy goes well beyond the immediate confines of the vast new Queen Elizabet

Principles of Pavement Engineering, 2nd edition

Author(s): N. Thom
Publication date: 29 October 2013
ISBN: 9780727758538
Stock level: In stock
£126.75
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
£10.55
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
£89.00
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
£20.25
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
£20.25
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
£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

The Diary of William Mackenzie

Author(s): Edited by David Brooke
Publication date: 11 May 2000
ISBN: 9780727728302
Stock level: Low stock
£35.75
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
£118.75
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
£84.75
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
£134.75
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

Track Geotechnology and Substructure Management

Author(s): J. Waters, Railway Geotechnical Consultant and E. Selig, University of Massachusetts
Publication date: 05 October 1994
ISBN: 9780727720139
Stock level: Low stock
£161.75
This book is a comprehensive study which provides practical advice and guidance on the important role played by ground engineering in the construction of railway track, the use of which will result in optimum quality with the minimum maintenance effort and the most economical use of resources.