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Bio- and Chemo- Mechanical Processes in Geotechnical Engineering

Author(s): Edited by Lyesse Laloui
Publication Date: September 2014
ISBN: 9780727760531
Stock level: Low stock
£59.62 £79.50

In recent years, substantial advances have been made in understanding the coupling between chemical and biological processes and mechanical and hydraulic behaviours in soils and rocks. At the same time, experimentation and modelling capabilities have progressed significantly,...

Structural Engineering of Transmission Lines

Author(s): Peter Catchpole with Buck Fife
Publication Date: June 2014
ISBN: 9780727759887
Stock level: In stock
£83.81 £111.75

Structural Engineering of Transmission Lines provides practising engineers with a comprehensive guide to the structural behaviour of transmission lines and the successful management of transmission line projects. The authors bring together technical knowledge and industry ...

Partial Saturation in Compacted Soils

Author(s): Edited by Domenico Gallipoli
Publication Date: March 2013
ISBN: 9780727757753
Stock level: Low stock
£59.62 £79.50

Compacted soils are relevant to many geotechnical applications, from earth dams to infrastructure embankments, nuclear waste disposal and rammed-earth buildings. Every geotechnical structure made of compacted soils will include sections that remain partly saturated at least f...

Handbook of Geosynthetic Engineering, 2nd edition

Author(s): Edited by Sanjay Kumar Shukla
Publication Date: November 2011
ISBN: 9780727741752
Stock level: In stock
£104.62 £139.50

Handbook of Geosynthetic Engineering details the different types of geosynthetics and their practical application for students and for practising engineers seeking efficient, cost-effective solutions to civil engineering problems. Written by subject specialists, the second...

Selected Papers on Geotechnical Engineering by P R Vaughan, FREng

Author(s): Imperial College and GCG Peter Vaughan Commitee
Publication Date: March 2009
ISBN: 9780727736208
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£59.62 £79.50

This book brings together twenty of the most important papers by the late Professor Peter Rolfe Vaughan on geotechnical engineering. Selected by Peter's closest colleagues at Imperial College and the Geotechnical Consulting Group, these papers are reproduced along with the ob...

GEOTECHNIQUE Volume 1, Number 1 - Special 60th anniversary re-print

Author(s): Editors: R. GLOSSOP and H. Q. GOLDER
Publication Date: July 2008
ISBN: 9780727736000
Stock level: In stock
£19.50 £26.00

A unique opportunity to purchase a re-print of the first issue of the world renowned Géotechnique journal Established for 60 years, Géotechnique is ICE's world-leading geotechnics journal, publishing the cream of the international community's output on all aspects of geote...

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: Low stock
£78.94 £105.25

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: Low stock
£67.69 £90.25

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
£51.56 £68.75

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
£58.12 £77.50

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...