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Humanitarian Civil Engineering: Practical solutions for an interdisciplinary approach

Author(s): Georgia Kremmyda
Publication date: 04 August 2021
ISBN: 9780727764683
Stock level: In stock
£39.50
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

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Climate change challenges

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 08 April 2021
ISBN: 9780727766045
Stock level: In stock
£36.50
This special issue of Civil Engineering is a;showcase of research and case studies on what civil engineers can do to address climate-change risks, the challenges of assessing whole-life climate impacts and risks, and a look at new design approaches that enable projects to be both more sustainable and more resilient.

Blue-Green Cities: Integrating urban flood risk management with green infrastructure

Author(s): Colin Thorne
Publication date: 03 August 2020
ISBN: 9780727764195
Stock level: In stock
£56.50
In Blue-Green Cities, Colin Thorne and the team of authors, demonstrate how urban flood risk management based on Blue-Green approaches and infrastructure can deliver both sustainable flood risk management and multiple co-benefits that are valued by urban communities. Cities world-wide are seeking novel solutions to problems with aging 'grey' draina

ICE Themes 7- book set

Author(s): Multi Contributor
Publication date: 03 October 2019
ISBN: 9780727765031
Stock level: Low stock
£780.50
Books in the ICE Themes series showcase cutting edge research and practical guidance in civil engineering for researchers and students. Curated by experts, each title focuses on a key challenge within civil engineering research and practice. They bring together in one volume, high impact research articles published by ICE Publishing from leading

Reservoir Management

Author(s): Edited by Andrew Pepper
Publication date: 20 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763570
Stock level: In stock
£106.25
Reservoir Management is the indispensable guide to managing all aspects of small to large reservoirs and dams. Reservoir managers now require a wealth of technical, environmental and legal knowledge alongside a background to key aspects of design, as well as safety know-how, in order to successfully manage their assets. There is also a need for res

Environmental Geotechnics in Practice: Introduction and case studies

Author(s): Robert W. Sarsby
Publication date: 06 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763631
Stock level: In stock
£74.50
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

Strategic Management of Flood Risk

Author(s): Duncan McLuckie and Jaya Kandasamy, with Paul Sayers
Publication date: 05 September 2018
ISBN: 9780727761378
Stock level: In stock
£82.75
Strategic Management of Flood Risk offers a proven approach for flood risk management in communities internationally. This supports the practical consideration of the full range of flood behaviour in decisions that influence this risk.

Smart Dams and Reservoirs: Proceedings of the 20th Biennial Conference of the British Dam Society 2018

Author(s): Edited by Andrew Pepper
Publication date: 17 August 2018
ISBN: 9780727764119
Stock level: In stock
£187.75
Smart Dams and Reservoirs contains the proceedings of the 20th Biennial Conference of the British Dam Society that took place from 13-15th September 2018. Many new techniques and methods are now available for investigating, designing, constructing and monitoring dams. The papers in this book give examples of how new ideas have been used in pract

Flood Resilience (ICE Themes)

Author(s): Edited by Manuela Escarameia and Andrew Tagg
Publication date: 24 May 2018
ISBN: 9780727763938
Stock level: In stock
£137.75
The ICE Themes series showcases cutting edge research and practical guidance in all branches of civil engineering. Each title focuses on a key issue or challenge in civil engineering, and includes research from the industry's finest thinkers and influencers published through the ICE Publishing programme. Themes in the series include climate change

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.

Basic Water Treatment, Sixth Edition

Author(s): Chris Binnie, Martin Kimber and Hugh Thomas
Publication date: 08 December 2017
ISBN: 9780727763341
Stock level: In stock
£63.00
Basic Water Treatment, now in its sixth edition, is an accessible and practical guide to all aspects of potable water quality and treatment. Focusing on the issues of most interest to practising engineers, it provides examples of good practice, summarises key issues and criteria, and includes additional theory to explain and support the treatment p

Operational Safety of Dams and Reservoirs: Understanding the reliability of flow-control systems

Author(s): Desmond ND Hartford, Gregory B Baecher, P Andy Zielinski, Robert C Patev, Romanas Ascila and Karl Rytters
Publication date: 04 October 2016
ISBN: 9780727761217
Stock level: In stock
£111.25
Operational Safety of Dams and Reservoirs brings together a broad range of knowledge from key areas in dam and reservoir safety, spillways and flow-control to provide new analytical tools to better understand operating risk in hydropower and dam safety. This book is an essential reference for all professionals and practitioners who specialise in da

Land Drainage and Flood Defence Responsibilities, Fifth edition

Author(s): ICE
Publication date: 15 September 2016
ISBN: 9780727760630
Stock level: In stock
£53.50
Land Drainage and Flood Defence Responsibilities offers practical, engineering-focused coverage of the legislation relating to water management, flood risk and drainage. Owing to increasingly erratic weather patterns and the effects of climate change, the topics of drainage and flood are becoming ever more important for policymakers and the enginee

Dams - Benefits and Disbenefits; Assets or Liabilities?

Author(s): Edited by Andrew Pepper
Publication date: 22 August 2016
ISBN: 9780727761330
Stock level: In stock
£192.50
This book contains the proceedings of the 19th Biennial Conference of the British Dam Society, Dams - Benefits or Disbenefits; Assets or Liabilities? Work to reservoirs and dams today covers far more than engineering, and the papers in this book show how engineers integrate their work with other disciplines to minimise the adverse impacts of sch

Sustainable Water

Author(s): Charles Ainger and Richard Fenner (eds.)
Publication date: 02 February 2016
ISBN: 9780727757739
Stock level: Low stock
£41.50
Sustainable Water is a practical and accessible book for built environment professionals who play vital roles in creating and maintaining water services. It outlines a framework of fundamental principles, methodologies and approaches needed to deliver high quality, economical and sustainable infrastructure across the globe by approaching it from th

Coastal Management: Changing coast, changing climate, changing minds

Author(s): Alison Baptiste (ed.)
Publication date: 20 January 2016
ISBN: 9780727761149
Stock level: Low stock
£290.25
The Institution of Civil Engineers Coastal Management conference series is the leading forum for the presentation of the latest developments in coastal engineering. The 8th conference took place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands from 8-9 September 2015 and attracted delegates from over 30 countries. The proceedings of this conference, Coastal Manage

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

Floods and Reservoir Safety, 4th edition

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 14 April 2015
ISBN: 9780727760067
Stock level: In stock
£42.50
This fourth edition of Floods and Reservoir Safety provides authoritative guidance on flood protection standards, flood magnitude and freeboard -guidance which is essential for engineers who are responsible for the design and inspection of reservoirs. In the period since publication of the previous edition, there have been changes to extreme flood

Rock Engineering, 2nd edition

Author(s): Arild Palmström and Håkan Stille
Publication date: 19 December 2014
ISBN: 9780727759955
Stock level: In stock
£93.50
Rock Engineering provides a comprehensive explanation of the geological principles and ground investigations involved with the geotechnical design and engineering of underground projects. It offers an internationally applicable, practical guide for engineers and geologists responsible for considering different ground conditions, design and plan

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

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

Tables for the Hydraulic Design of Pipes, Sewers and Channels, 8th edition (2 Volume set)

Author(s): HR Wallingford and D H Barr
Publication date: 07 April 2006
ISBN: 9780727733856
Stock level: Low stock
£171.50
For this new edition the system of increments of gradient have been modified to reduce the need for interpolation, now matching that of (Tables D). Continued from the Seventh edition are the results of new work on the assessment of roughness size in commercial pipes manufactured from materials currently utilised to give a smooth finish and on the a

Tables for the Hydraulic Design of Pipes Sewers and Channels: 8th edition (volume 1)

Author(s): HR Wallingford and D I H Barr
Publication date: 07 April 2006
ISBN: 9780727733559
Stock level: In stock
£109.00
This book is the first of two self-supporting volumes that make up the 8th edition of Tables for the Hydraulic Design of Pipes, Sewers and Channels. It presents Tables A to provide a comprehensive range of solutions of the Colebrook-White equation, covering standard diameters from 20 mm to 4000 mm plus 4500 mm. These tables are in the format establ

Tables for the Hydraulic Design of Pipes, Sewers and Channels: 8th edition (Volume 2)

Author(s): HR Wallingford and D I H Barr
Publication date: 07 April 2006
ISBN: 9780727733566
Stock level: Low stock
£102.25
This book is the second of two self-supporting volumes that make up the 8th edition of Tables for the Hydraulic Design of Pipes, Sewers and Channels. It provides an alternative solution system for the Colebrook-White equation.

Risk and Uncertainty in Dam Safety

Author(s): Desmond N D Hartford and Gregory B Baecher
Publication date: 20 August 2004
ISBN: 9780727736390
Stock level: Low stock
£130.00
The use of risk assessment in dam safety management as advocated by the International Commission On Large Dams (ICOLD) will be greatly enhanced by Risk and Uncertainty in Dam Safety, an authoritative, comprehensive and valuable contribution to dam safety practices. Through the presentation of a systematic and integrated process, Risk and Uncerta

Guide to Bridge Hydraulics, Second edition

Author(s): Transportation Association of Canada
Publication date: 01 March 2004
ISBN: 9780727732620
Stock level: Low stock
£77.75
Floods and erosion continue to be the significant causes of bridge damage and failures worldwide. They are also a key consideration in bridge design construction and maintenance. Growing concern over the security of bridges against the action of water has led to extensive re-evaluation of existing foundations. This new edition of the Guide to Brid

Planning and Design of Ports and Marine Terminals, 2nd edition

Author(s): Hans Agerschou
Publication date: 23 February 2004
ISBN: 9780727734983
Stock level: Low stock
£123.50
Following from the success of the first edition, written by a collection of eminent figures in the field, this new edition continues to look at the rational planning for port facilities requirements (berths, storage and cargo handling equipment), organisations, management and operations with relation to planning and design of ports and marine termi

Wastewater Treatment and Technology

Author(s): Christopher Forster
Publication date: 01 October 2003
ISBN: 9780727732293
Stock level: Low stock
£109.00
This book examines the processes available for the various stages of treatment of wastewater, begining with the preliminary processes of screening, grit removal and storm water separation and ending with tertiary treatment and sludge disposal.

Design of Linear Drainage Systems

Author(s): Dr Matin Naqvi, University of Bradford
Publication date: 26 September 2003
ISBN: 9780727732224
Stock level: Low stock
£84.75
This book guides the reader through the hydraulic design of drainage channels in which the volume of flow increases linearly from one end of the channel to the other. This situation is very common in roof gutters and highway drainage channels, both of which receive water from the adjoning surfaces at an almost uniform rate. Design of Linear Drai

Strategic Management Applied to International Construction

Author(s): R Howes and J H M Tah
Publication date: 01 February 2003
ISBN: 9780727732118
Stock level: Low stock
£38.00
The past 50 years has seen a steady increase in the number of construction businesses operating on a global basis. However, in recent years, there has been a total transformation of the international business market into more of an integrated holistic community and this transformation can be put down to three key developments.

Water and Wastewater Project Development

Author(s): Frank Rendell, Institut National des Sciences Appliquees, Rennes
Publication date: 10 September 1999
ISBN: 9780727727114
Stock level: Low stock
£70.50
The book provides instruction and guidance on the evaluation and decision-making processes involved in the conception and realisation of water and wastewater engineering projects. It describes how requirements are assessed for both water supply and sewerage systems, how solutions are specified to meet those demands and how systems are designed, ins

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.