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UK Specification for Ground Investigation, Third edition

Author(s): Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (AGS).
Publication date: 05 May 2022
ISBN: 9780727765239
Stock level: In stock
£75.00
Ground investigation is an essential part of assessing the ground risk and obtaining geotechnical and geoenvironmental information for design and risk to human health. UK Specification for Ground Investigation provides best practice guidance for designing and executing good-quality site investigation to help reduce increases in time and costs, to c

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

Seismic Design of Foundations: Concepts and applications

Author(s): Subhamoy Bhattacharya, Rolando P. Orense and Domenico Lombardi
Publication date: 06 February 2019
ISBN: 9780727761668
Stock level: In stock
£90.25
With easy-to-understand explanations of the basic concepts, Seismic Design of Foundations examines recent and worldwide research outputs and post-earthquake reconnaissance case studies, and offers practical means of applying them to the real world. Each case study also provides worked examples of new and innovative findings that reveal background i

Engineering in Chalk: Proceedings of the Chalk 2018 Conference

Author(s): British Geotechnical Association (BGA)
Publication date: 31 August 2018
ISBN: 9780727764072
Stock level: Low stock
£110.00
This volume contains the proceedings of a major two-day international conference on Engineering in Chalk, organised by the British Geotechnical Association (BGA), with support from the Engineering Group of the Geological Society (EGGS). Bringing together the knowledge and experience gained in the last three decades the papers in this collection pre

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.

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

Shock Transmission Units in Construction

Author(s): Dinesh J. Patel
Publication date: 17 October 2013
ISBN: 9780727757135
Stock level: In stock
£73.50
Recent earthquakes around the world have confirmed the potential for a large seismic event to cause unprecedented levels of destruction. Shock transmission units (STUs) have been used in several projects as one of the most effective instruments in preventing widespread damage from seismic activities and structural movement. Shock Transmission Units

Geotechnical Engineering Principles, Problematic Soils and Site Investigation: ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering Volume 1

Author(s): J. Burland, T. Chapman, H. Skinner and M. Brown
Publication date: 20 February 2012
ISBN: 9780727757074
Stock level: In stock
£173.25
Written and edited by a wide selection of leading specialists, ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering is an authoritative and comprehensive reference resouce, providing the core geotechnical engineering principles, practical techniques, and the major questions engineers should keep in mind when dealing with real-world engineering challenges - all w

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

A Short Course in Geology for Civil Engineers

Author(s): Dr M. Matthews MSc PhD FGS, Prof N. Simons PhD DSc FREng CEng FICE
Publication date: 17 April 2008
ISBN: 9780727733504
Stock level: Low stock
£111.75
This book explains the process of ground formation - what it is made of and how it behaves as an engineering material. This enables the civil engineer to work from a few first principles to determine if the ground is an asset or a hazard. It focuses on the tectonic plate mechanisms that give rise to the geology of our planet and describes the wa