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 resilience, advances in construction management, developments in renewable energy, and innovations in construction materials plus many more.
Wind Turbine Foundations (ICE Themes) presents fourteen chapters covering the latest international research and case studies on offshore wind farm foundations. Chapters encompass field observations on sites in several countries as well as computational and laboratory studies. Ground conditions vary from soft clay to dense sand.
Key features of this book include:
- broad coverage of the subject including monopile foundations, axial loaded piles and suction caissons
- international scope with authors from Australia, Ireland, Tanzania, Norway, Greece, China and the United Kingdom
- an overview of key issues.
This book, which has been edited by two leading experts in the field is an ideal resource for engineers and researchers seeking an overview of the latest research in this exciting area.