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Civil Excavations and Tunnelling: A Practical Guide, Second Edition

Author(s): Ratan Tatiya
Publication Date: July 2017
ISBN: 9780727761538
Stock level: In stock
£67.50

Civil Excavations and Tunnelling is a comprehensive guide to civil excavations at surface and subsurface levels, with or without the aid of explosives. It features descriptions of the latest methods, techniques, equipment, trends and practices, as well as guidance on safety...

Core Concepts of Geotechnical Engineering

Author(s): Sanjay Kumar Shukla
Publication Date: June 2015
ISBN: 9780727758590
Stock level: In stock
£34.25

Core Concepts of Geotechnical Engineering is a practical introduction for students to the analysis, design, construction, maintenance and renovation of geotechnical structures. It presents the key principles of engineering geotechnical structures beginning with shallow and ...

Earthworks: A guide, 2nd edition

Author(s): Paul Nowak and Peter Gilbert
Publication Date: January 2015
ISBN: 9780727741165
Stock level: In stock
£78.75

Earthworks: A guide outlines the key principles and practicalities of earthworks for projects of all scales, for the construction of minor works through to major earth structures. It provides comprehensive coverage of the essential processes behind: classification of fills,...

Core Principles of Soil Mechanics

Author(s): Sanjay Kumar Shukla
Publication Date: May 2014
ISBN: 9780727758477
Stock level: In stock
£34.25

Core Principles of Soil Mechanics is a practical guide to the key concepts and latest developments in the field of soil mechanics. It explores the physical properties of soils and the behaviour of soil masses subjected to loads, as well as soil phases, classification and ch...

Specification for Tunnelling, 3rd edition

Author(s): The British Tunnelling Society
Publication Date: March 2010
ISBN: 9780727734778
Stock level: In stock
£76.75

The BTS Specification for Tunnelling has become the standard industry document for tunnelling contracts, and forms the basis of tunnelling specifications for projects throughout the world. The specification has been revised in this third edition to reflect current industry...

Ground and Soil Improvement

Author(s): Edited by C. Raison, Chris Raison Associates
Publication Date: March 2004
ISBN: 9780727731708
Stock level: Low stock
£70.50

Methods for improving ground and soil have undergone significant developments in recent years, particularly in terms of application and usage, and many innovative techniques have been introduced. However, it is of significance that in many areas the design process still lacks...

Has Your House Got Cracks? A homeowner's guide to subsidence and heave damage, Second edition

Author(s): Freeman, Driscol and Littlejohn
Publication Date: December 2001
ISBN: 9780727730893
Stock level: In stock
£35.25

This guide was commissioned by the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Building Research Establishment to provide practical guidance for homeowners whose properties have been affected by subsidence, or heave, or who are concerned by the potential risk of damage. The fir...

Risk and Reliability in Ground Engineering

Author(s): Edited by B. O. Skipp, Consultant
Publication Date: August 1993
ISBN: 9780727719867
Stock level: Low stock
£66.25

Risk, the management of risk, reliability and related issues are coming increasingly to the fore in civil engineering. There is growing awareness that most decisions are made under uncertainty, and therefore rational, transparent and adequate approaches are required. This is...

Slope Stability Engineering: Developments and Applications

Author(s): Edited by R J Chandler, Imperial College
Publication Date: April 1991
ISBN: 9780727716606
Stock level: Low stock
£80.75

This volume draws on the experience and extensive research of an international authorship to bring together details on slope stability, causes of landslides, landslide prevention, new techniques for assessing and predicting stability, new methods for stabilising slopes and the...

Polymer Support Fluids in Civil Engineering

Author(s): Carlos Lam and Stephan Jefferis
Publication Date: November 2017
ISBN: 9780727757869
Stock level: In stock
£124.25

Polymer Support Fluids in Civil Engineering provides a detailed study of the use of polymer support fluids in civil engineering, covering all major aspects including fundamental material properties, laboratory and site testing, as well as case histories and specifications. ...