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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: April 2008
ISBN: 9780727733504
Stock level: In stock
£101.50

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 mec...

Risk and Variability in Geotechnical Engineering

Author(s): Edited by Dr. M. A. Hicks, PhD
Publication Date: January 2007
ISBN: 9780727734860
Stock level: In stock
£87.00

This book presents cutting edge techniques for characterising, quantifying and modelling geomaterial variability in addition to methods for quantifying the influence of this variability on the performance of geotechnical structures. It includes state-of-the-art refereed journ...

ICP Design Methods for Driven Piles in Sands and Clays

Author(s): R. Jardine, F. Chow, R. Overy and J. Standing
Publication Date: March 2005
ISBN: 9780727732729
Stock level: Low stock
£66.25

While axial capacity is often the governing design criterion with driven piles, the reliability of predictions made by conventional procedures is generally poor. A long-term research program run at Imperial College London in conjunction with Industry, the UK's Health and Safe...

Designers' Guide to EN 1997-1 Eurocode 7: Geotechnical Design - General Rules

Author(s): R Frank, C Bauduin, R Driscoll, M Kavvadas, N Krebs Ovesen, T Orr and B Schuppener
Publication Date: November 2004
ISBN: 9780727731548
Stock level: In stock
£74.75

Designers’ Guide to EN 1997-1 presents a detailed guide to the new Geotechnical Design Eurocode.  As such it gives an invaluable insight into a code that, for the first time, provides a comprehensive design philosophy that is not only applicable to all forms of geotechnical...

A Short Course in Soil-Structure Engineering of Deep Foundations, Excavations and Tunnels

Author(s): C. W. W. Ng HKUST, N. Simons University of Surrey and B. Menzies GDA Instruments Ltd
Publication Date: September 2004
ISBN: 9780727732637
Stock level: Low stock
£87.00

The fourth in the highly respected Short Course Series, A Short Course in Soil-structure Engineering of Deep Foundations, Excavations and Tunnels , focuses on the three major geotechnical challenges of static soil-structure interaction problems. Deep foundations – piles, bar...

Advances in Geotechnical Engineering: The Skempton Conference

Author(s): Edited by R. J. Jardine, D. M. Potts and K. G. Higgins
Publication Date: March 2004
ISBN: 9780727732644
Stock level: Low stock
£221.50

This three volume set presents the proceedings of the Skempton Memorial Conference on Advances in Geotechnical Engineering held at the Royal Geographical Society, London, on 29–31 March 2004. With the conference’s commemorative theme, the first volume reprints the Royal Soci...

Deep Excavations: A practical manual, 2nd edition

Author(s): M. Puller
Publication Date: September 2003
ISBN: 9780727734594
Stock level: Low stock
£134.75

This book assembles the practical rules and details for the efficient and economical execution of deep excavations. It draws together a wealth of experience of both design and construction from published work and the lifetime practice of the author. This second edition is ex...

A Short Course in Geotechnical Site Investigation

Author(s): N. Simons, University of Surrey, B. Menzies, GDS Instruments Ltd and M. Matthews, University of Surrey
Publication Date: October 2002
ISBN: 9780727729484
Stock level: Low stock
£87.00

A Short Course in Geotechnical Site Investigation is the third volume in the popular and authoritative 'Short course' series. This book focuses on the fundamental principles of geotechnical site investigation - in particular the planning of the investigation. This indispens...

Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Engineering: Theory and Application

Author(s): David M Potts and Lidija Zdravkovic, Imperial College
Publication Date: May 2001
ISBN: 9780727728128
Stock level: Low stock
£209.25

This comprehensive new two-volume work provides the reader with a detailed insight into the use of the finite element method in geotechnical engineering. As specialist knowledge required to perform geotechnical finite element analysis is not normally part of a single engineer...

A Short Course in Foundation Engineering, 2nd edition

Author(s): N. Simons, University of Surrey and B. Menzies, GDS Instruments Ltd
Publication Date: June 2000
ISBN: 9780727727510
Stock level: In stock
£87.00

Although there are now a large number of computer programmes for solving all sorts of foundation design problems, the need to check these outputs by 'hand-calculation' has become vitally important. This book concentrates on getting the fundamentals right and then using them i...