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River and Channel Revetments: A Design Manual

Author(s): Manuela Escarameia, HR Wallingford
Publication date: 01 April 1998
ISBN: 9780727726919
Stock level: Low stock
£84.75
This comprehensive manual provides extensive information on the types of revetment available and provides guidance on the choice and design of these systems. With regard to natural and artificial watercourses information is included on revetments that incorporate some form of structural protection and revetments which combine this protection with v

Revetment Systems Against Wave Attack: A Design Manual

Author(s): Kirsty McConnell, HR Wallingford
Publication date: 01 January 1998
ISBN: 9780727727060
Stock level: Low stock
£77.75
This book discusses the functions of revetments and the different aspects of structural performance. It includes example specifications and calculations that enable the engineer to choose the most stable, appropriate and cost-effective revetment system for a given situation. The book guides the engineer through the design process, from identifying

Dredging: ICE design and practice guide

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 06 October 1995
ISBN: 9780727720498
Stock level: Low stock
£35.75
Dredging is not only vital to maintain navigation, and therefore to international commerce, but also pays an important role in offshore engineering, the obtaining of aggregates for the construction industry, and in coastal defence works.This guide highlights the particular problems of excavating from underwater sites and describes the methods and e

Groundwater Problems in Urban Areas

Author(s): Edited by W B Wilkinson
Publication date: 05 July 1994
ISBN: 9780727719744
Stock level: Low stock
£86.75
Changing groundwater levels are causing problems in many cities and urban areas throughout the world. Over-abstraction of water for prolonged periods has caused levels to fall with ensuing foundation settlement and structural damage caused by consolidation of the underlying strata, in addition to frequent deterioration of water quality. Conversely,

The Embankment Dam

Author(s): The British Dam Society
Publication date: 12 April 1991
ISBN: 9780727716477
Stock level: Low stock
£71.25
This is a state-of-the art survey of embankment dams. Drawing on an international authorship, it provides up to date information from many countries on research, environmental considerations, risks, hazards and safety. A major part of the book is devoted to a wide-ranging study of tailings dams, which draws together current international practice.