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Civil Engineering Special Issue: Climate change challenges

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 08 April 2021
ISBN: 9780727766045
Stock level: In stock
£29.20 £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
£45.20 £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

Reservoir Management

Author(s): Edited by Andrew Pepper
Publication date: 20 September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763570
Stock level: In stock
£85.00 £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

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
£150.20 £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
£110.20 £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

Land Drainage and Flood Defence Responsibilities, Fifth edition

Author(s): ICE
Publication date: 15 September 2016
ISBN: 9780727760630
Stock level: In stock
£42.80 £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

Coastal Management: Changing coast, changing climate, changing minds

Author(s): Alison Baptiste (ed.)
Publication date: 20 January 2016
ISBN: 9780727761149
Stock level: Low stock
£232.20 £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
£31.00 £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
£34.00 £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

Civil Engineering Special Issue: London 2012 Legacy

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 01 November 2014
ISBN: 9780727760913
Stock level: In stock
£31.00 £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

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.