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Crossrail Project: Infrastructure Design and Construction - Volume 3

Author(s): Edited by Mike Black
Publication date: 31 August 2016
ISBN: 9780727761293
Stock level: Low 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

The Role of Cost Saving and Innovation in PFI Projects

Author(s): Construction Industry Council
Publication date: 02 June 2000
ISBN: 9780727728791
Stock level: Low stock
£82.50
As PFI matures, inevitably questions are being asked about the role of cost saving and innovation. This publication presents the findings of a study designed to test the proposition that PFI will yield value for money by stimulating innovation. It surveys people responsible for managing the purchasing, designing, building and operation of PFI proje

Forensic Engineering - a Civil Engineering special issue

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 11 May 2009
ISBN: 9780727736383
Stock level: Low stock
£16.25
Forensic engineering within civil engineering involves the investigation of failures of construction facilities and the built environment. While collapses are the most spectacular and potentially lethal type of failures - particularly when caused by criminal acts such as terrorism and arson - the discipline also includes investigation of failures i

Dynamics of Estuarine Muds

Author(s): R Whitehouse, R Soulsby, W Roberts and H Mitchener, HR Wallingford
Publication date: 03 November 2000
ISBN: 9780727728647
Stock level: Low stock
£89.00
The ability to predict the movement of cohesive sediment within coastal, estuarine or inland waters has a significant economic and ecological importance in the development of new engineering works and the maintenance of existing installations. Dynamics of estuarine muds clearly describes the most up-to-date developments in this field and contains i

Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development: XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering

Author(s): MG Winter, DM Smith, PJL Eldred and DG Toll
Publication date: 11 September 2015
ISBN: 9780727760678
Stock level: Low stock
£355.25
These volumes contain the proceedings of the XVI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ECSMGE), Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development. Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development covers a wide range of topics which are of direct relevance to all who work within the broad field of g

Keating Construction Dispute Resolution Handbook, Third Edition

Author(s): Edited by Robert Gaitskell
Publication date: 22 November 2016
ISBN: 9780727761644
Stock level: In stock
£82.50
Keating Construction Dispute Resolution Handbook provides straightforward and pragmatic advice on dealing with construction disputes, at all stages, using principles that are applicable internationally. The book covers the complete spectrum of dispute resolution expertise required by construction professionals. Written by a team of dual-qualified b

Urban Design Guidance: Urban Design Frameworks, Development Briefs and Master Plans

Author(s): Robert Cowan/Urban Design Group
Publication date: 15 July 2002
ISBN: 9780727731357
Stock level: Low stock
£43.50
The publication of the Green Paper on Planning has magnified the significance of urban design frameworks, development briefs and master plans. Despite general recognition that making places socially, economically and environmentally successful depends on high standards of urban design, there is less understanding of how good design can be delivered

Intelligent Buildings, 2nd edition

Author(s): Edited by D. Clements-Croome
Publication date: 15 August 2013
ISBN: 9780727757340
Stock level: In stock
£64.75
Intelligent Buildings is a comprehensive guide to the latest knowledge on the design, construction, management and technology of intelligent buildings and cities for sustainable developments that meet the needs of users now and in the future. Intelligent buildings are functional, economical, adaptable and sustainable, responding to the needs of the

Use of Foamed Concrete in Construction

Author(s): Professor Ravindra K Dhir, Dr Moray D Newlands, Dr A McCarthy
Publication date: 28 July 2005
ISBN: 9780727734068
Stock level: Low stock
£93.50
Concrete is at something of a crossroads: there are many opportunities and some threats. For those opportunities to change into beneficial practice, engineers, material scientists, architects manufacturers and suppliers must focus on the changes that are required to champion concrete and maintain its dominance within the global construction indust

Thomas Telford: 250 Years of Inspiration

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 17 April 2007
ISBN: 9780727735003
Stock level: Low stock
£27.00
Thomas Telford is arguably the most influential civil engineer who ever lived. First president of the Institution of Civil Engineers, he has left an enduring legacy. From the 1790's for four decades, Telford's achievements were second to none in the application of engineering solutions, improved constructional materials and the use of technology. H