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Civil Engineering Special Issue: Infrastructure Resilience

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 01 November 2012
ISBN: 9780727758514
Stock level: Low stock
£8.44 £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
£87.20 £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

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
£126.20 £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
£147.60 £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

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
£121.80 £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

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
£98.80 £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

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
£30.40 £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.

Dredging: ICE design and practice guide

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 06 October 1995
ISBN: 9780727720498
Stock level: Low stock
£28.60 £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

The Embankment Dam

Author(s): The British Dam Society
Publication date: 12 April 1991
ISBN: 9780727716477
Stock level: Low stock
£57.00 £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.