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Offshore Geotechnical Engineering

Author(s): E.T. Richard Dean
Publication Date: November 2009
ISBN: 9780727736413
Stock level: Low stock
£97.50

With activity in the engineering of offshore structures increasing around the world, Offshore geotechnical engineering offers a timely introduction to many of the core design and assessment skills required of those working in the sector, in accordance with the latest codes ...

Guidebook of Applied Fluvial Geomorphology

Author(s): D. Sear, D. Malcolm, D. Newson and C. Thorne
Publication Date: November 2009
ISBN: 9780727734846
Stock level: In stock
£147.00

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 Fr...

Terrain and Geohazard Challenges facing Onshore Oil and Gas Pipelines

Author(s): BP
Publication Date: July 2005
ISBN: 9780727732781
Stock level: Low stock
£157.50

To access global oil and gas deposits, major pipelines must traverse remote regions with extreme terrains. There are a significant number of pipeline projects, active or planned, in tropical jungles, mountains and deserts, in permafrost and in areas of wetland. Each of these ...

Transportation Geotechnics

Author(s): M W Frost, I Jefferson, E Faragher, T E J Roff and P R Fleming
Publication Date: October 2003
ISBN: 9780727732491
Stock level: Out of stock
£41.50

Of all the aspects of civil engineering that involve geotechnical engineers, arguably the largest is that associated with transport infrastructure.  The geotechnical engineering associated with infrastructure covers all facets of the profession, from assessment, interpretatio...

Jubilee Line Extension: From Concept to Completion

Author(s): R. Mitchell
Publication Date: March 2003
ISBN: 9780727730282
Stock level: Low stock
£70.50

“This book is a major reference work that provides essential information for all future rail transport developments in London. It is essential reading for anyone with an interest in public transport planning and the complex processes involved in the development and delivery ...

Building Response to Tunnelling: Case studies from Construction of the Jubilee Line Extension, London (2 vols)

Author(s): CIRIA and Imperial College
Publication Date: July 2001
ISBN: 9780727730176
Stock level: Out of stock
£203.00

The ability to predict the potential damage to buildings accurately and to have confidence in the chosen protective measures is of increasing importance for the viability of urban tunnelling. The Jubilee Line Extension Project (JLEP) presented a unique opportunity to capture...

The Management of Setting out in Construction: ICE Design and Practice Guide

Author(s): Edited by Jim Smith
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727726148
Stock level: Low stock
£35.25

There are few tasks in surveying that carry more onerous responsibilities than setting out. The financial cost of mistakes can be horrendous and completely out of proportion to the perceived value of the task. Setting out is just one part of a complex series of processes whic...

Dredging: ICE design and practice guide

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: October 1995
ISBN: 9780727720498
Stock level: Low stock
£33.25

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 ...

Large Scale Pile Tests in Clay

Author(s): Mr J Clarke
Publication Date: April 1993
ISBN: 9780727719188
Stock level: Low stock
£56.00

During the 1980's a number of high quality, large scale pile tests, sponsored by the offshore industry, Department of Energy and EEC, were performed at onshore locations in clays similar to those encountered in installations in the North Sea. At the same time research was bei...

Selected Papers on Soil Mechanics

Author(s): A W Skempton
Publication Date: December 1984
ISBN: 9780727702050
Stock level: Low stock
£49.75

This volume of selected papers by Professor A W Skempton is published to mark his 70th birthday on 4th June 1984. In making the selection of papers we aimed to show Skempton's breadth of interest and achievement int he general field of soil mechanics and to include papers tha...