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Geotechnical Engineering of Landfills

Author(s): N Dixon, Nottingham Trent University, E J Murray, Murray Rix Geotechnical and D R V Jones, Golder Associates (UK)
Publication Date: April 1998
ISBN: 9780727727084
Stock level: Low stock
£66.25

Geotechnical engineering of landfills is a symposium designed to provide a forum for the presentation of recent developments in the design, construction and operation of landfills facilities. The papers presented in this volume bring together expertise and experience from i...

Ground Anchorages and Anchored Structures

Author(s): Edited by G S Littlejohn, University of Bradford
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726070
Stock level: Out of stock
£87.00

This volume presents the proceedings of the first major international conference for over twenty years on the state-of-the-art of ground anchorage technology. Leading researchers and practitioners from around the world came together to discuss all the aspects of design, const...

Earth Reinforcement and Soil Structures

Author(s): C.J.F.P. Jones
Publication Date: September 1996
ISBN: 9780727734891
Stock level: Low stock
£35.25

This volume provides a comprehensive explanation and illustration of earth reinforcement and soil structures, from the viewpoint of practising engineers involved in design and construction. This edition has been updated to reflect the latest changes in theory, materials and pr...

Vegetation and Slopes: Stabilisation, Protection and Ecology

Author(s): Edited by D Barker
Publication Date: April 1995
ISBN: 9780727720313
Stock level: Low stock
£35.25

Recent concerns over the durability and whole-life costs of systems such as steel and concrete, has focused attention on the self-repairing ability of vegetation, and its low-tech and low whole-life cost and maintenance requirements. The awareness of the beneficial effects of...

Groundwater Problems in Urban Areas

Author(s): Edited by W B Wilkinson
Publication Date: July 1994
ISBN: 9780727719744
Stock level: Low stock
£80.75

Changing groundwater levels are causing problems in many cities and urban areas throughout the world. Over-abstraction of water for prolonged periods has caused levels to fall with ensuing foundation settlement and structural damage caused by consolidation of the underlying...

Piling: European practice and worldwide trends

Author(s): M.J. Sands
Publication Date: December 1993
ISBN: 9780727735645
Stock level: Low stock
£87.00

This title from Thomas Telford contains the proceedings of a conference organised by the Institution of Civil Engineers, and held in London on 7 - 9 April 1992.

Penetration Testing in the UK

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: April 1989
ISBN: 9780727713773
Stock level: Low stock
£87.00

The geotechnical engineer needs to be aware of the advantages and problems of different tests for sites with different geological conditions. Interpreting the results of penetration tests is an essentially empirical activity and as such the engineer is required to understand s...

Environmental Geotechnics in Practice: Introduction and case studies

Author(s): Robert W. Sarsby
Publication Date: September 2019
ISBN: 9780727763631
Stock level: In stock
£70.00

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 significa...

Geotechnical Finite Element Analysis

Author(s): Andrew Lees
Publication Date: October 2016
ISBN: 9780727760876
Stock level: In stock
£76.75

Geotechnical Finite Element Analysis provides the latest practical guidance and comprehensive explanations of applying finite element analysis (FEA) in geotechnical design – from planning and analysis, determining how the FEA relates to the design process and explaining the...

Crossrail Project: Infrastructure Design and Construction - Volume 2

Author(s): Mike Black, Christian Dodge and Jessica Yu (eds.)
Publication Date: September 2015
ISBN: 9780727761026
Stock level: In stock
£85.00

The construction of the Crossrail project began at North Dock in Canary Wharf in May 2009. Six years on, it is the biggest railway construction project in Europe and is one of the largest single infrastructure investments undertaken in the UK. It consists of 21 km of new twin...