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A Guide to the Reservoirs Act 1975, 2nd edition

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 30 September 2014
ISBN: 9780727757692
Stock level: In stock
£77.75
A Guide to the Reservoirs Act 1975 provides expert guidance on the application of the Reservoirs Act 1975, reflecting the current views and practices of the dam engineering profession. This fully updated second edition for reservoirs located in England incorporates the latest amendments introduced through the Flood and Water Management Act 2010,

Prescribed Form of Record for a High-Risk Reservoir, 2nd edition

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 29 August 2014
ISBN: 9780727757715
Stock level: In stock
£60.25
The second edition of the vital Prescribed Form of Record for a High-Risk Reservoir is fully updated to incorporate the latest amends to the Reservoirs Act 1975. The Prescribed Form of Record brings together key information about the operation of the reservoir that will be valuable in the event of any problem that may affect reservoir safety. It al

Hydraulics for Civil Engineers

Author(s): Peter Wynn
Publication date: 20 May 2014
ISBN: 9780727758453
Stock level: Low stock
£37.75
Hydraulics for Civil Engineers provides a thorough introduction to the principles of hydraulics and fluid mechanics. Combining core theories with the need for sustainable solutions, the book covers all the fundamental areas in hydraulics, including pressure in liquids, real flow in pipes, turbines and pumps, hydrology of surface water drainage, coa

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.

Flood Risk: Planning, Design and Management of Flood Defence Infrastructure

Author(s): Paul Sayers (Editor)
Publication date: 06 July 2012
ISBN: 9780727741561
Stock level: In stock
£109.00
This uniquely comprehensive guide for engineers and scientists demonstrates the feasibility of an integrated approach that combines resilient infrastructure with adaptive flood risk management. The book offers practical guidance on managing existing flood defences and designing and planning new ones. Key legislation is discussed together with insig

Water Distribution Systems

Author(s): Edited by Dragan Savic and John Banyard
Publication date: 12 January 2011
ISBN: 9780727741127
Stock level: In stock
£109.00
This book is a basic introduction to water distribution systems, including definition of its common elements, modelling theory, basic planning, operational and management issues, as well as some advanced topics including leakage management, optimal design, asset planning and management, etc. Each chapter is written from both the academic and ind

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

Ensuring Reservoir Safety into the Future

Author(s): H. Hewlett
Publication date: 04 September 2008
ISBN: 9780727735225
Stock level: In stock
£184.50
Latest essential information on reservoir safety from the heart of the water management profession The new title from Thomas Telford contains the proceedings from the 15th Conference of the British Dam Society. Ensuring Reservoir Safety into the Future discusses key topics and correct events including the state of the UK reservoir management and le

Pressure Transients in Water Engineering: A Guide to Analysis and Interpretation of Behaviour

Author(s): J. Ellis
Publication date: 27 March 2008
ISBN: 9780727735928
Stock level: Low stock
£157.75
Explanations of equations and introduction to computer analysis. This book starts with an explanation of the phenomenon of pressure transients and how they may arise. It then gives an analysis of the constraints on the magnitude of transient pressures and the need for surge alleviation measures. Equations describing transient motion in pipelines ar

Future Flooding and Coastal Erosion Risks

Author(s): C. Thorne, E. Evans and E. Penning-Rowsell
Publication date: 10 January 2007
ISBN: 9780727734495
Stock level: Low stock
£152.25
“Over £200 billion worth of assets are at risk around British rivers and coasts and those risks are likely to increase over the next 100 years due to changes in climate and in society.” - Sir David King, Government Chief Scientific Adviser This book presents a comprehensive insight into the flooding system, spanning multiple disciplines ac