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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
£67.69 £90.25

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
£172.12 £229.50

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...

AUA Guidelines for Backfilling and Contact Grouting of Tunnels and Shafts

Author(s): Edited by R. W. Henn
Publication Date: May 2003
ISBN: 9780727729835
Stock level: Out of stock
£51.56 £68.75

These guidelines focus on the grouting performed to fill the voids between the excavated surface and the tunnel and shaft linings. This comprehensive new book will help those in the underground construction industry to increase their understanding of grouting terms and method...

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
£67.69 £90.25

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
£162.56 £216.75

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: Low stock
£67.69 £90.25

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...

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
£51.56 £68.75

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: Low stock
£67.69 £90.25

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
£27.37 £36.50

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
£27.37 £36.50

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...