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Ensuring Reservoir Safety into the Future

Author(s): H. Hewlett
Publication Date: September 2008
ISBN: 9780727735225
Stock level: In stock
£172.00

Latest essential information on reservoir safety from the heart of the water management profession The new title from Thomas Telford contains the proceedings from the 15th Conference of the British Dam Society. Ensuring Reservoir Safety into the Future discusses key topics...

Tables for the Hydraulic Design of Pipes, Sewers and Channels, 8th edition (2 Volume set)

Author(s): HR Wallingford and D H Barr
Publication Date: April 2006
ISBN: 9780727733856
Stock level: In stock
£161.50

For this new edition the system of increments of gradient have been modified to reduce the need for interpolation, now matching that of (Tables D). Continued from the Seventh edition are the results of new work on the assessment of roughness size in commercial pipes manufactu...

Risk and Uncertainty in Dam Safety

Author(s): Desmond N D Hartford and Gregory B Baecher
Publication Date: August 2004
ISBN: 9780727736390
Stock level: Low stock
£118.00

The use of risk assessment in dam safety management as advocated by the International Commission On Large Dams (ICOLD) will be greatly enhanced by Risk and Uncertainty in Dam Safety , an authoritative, comprehensive and valuable contribution to dam safety practices. Thr...

Strategic Management Applied to International Construction

Author(s): R Howes and J H M Tah
Publication Date: February 2003
ISBN: 9780727732118
Stock level: Out of stock
£35.25

The past 50 years has seen a steady increase in the number of construction businesses operating on a global basis. However, in recent years, there has been a total transformation of the international business market into more of an integrated holistic community and this trans...

River and Channel Revetments: A Design Manual

Author(s): Manuela Escarameia, HR Wallingford
Publication Date: April 1998
ISBN: 9780727726919
Stock level: Low stock
£76.75

This comprehensive manual provides extensive information on the types of revetment available and provides guidance on the choice and design of these systems. With regard to natural and artificial watercourses information is included on revetments that incorporate some form of...

Revetment Systems Against Wave Attack: A Design Manual

Author(s): Kirsty McConnell, HR Wallingford
Publication Date: January 1998
ISBN: 9780727727060
Stock level: Low stock
£70.50

This book discusses the functions of revetments and the different aspects of structural performance. It includes example specifications and calculations that enable the engineer to choose the most stable, appropriate and cost-effective revetment system for a given situation. ...

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...

The Embankment Dam

Author(s): The British Dam Society
Publication Date: April 1991
ISBN: 9780727716477
Stock level: Low stock
£66.25

This is a state-of-the art survey of embankment dams. Drawing on an international authorship, it provides up to date information from many countries on research, environmental considerations, risks, hazards and safety. A major part of the book is devoted to a wide-ranging stu...

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...

Coastal Management: Changing coast, changing climate, changing minds

Author(s): Alison Baptiste (ed.)
Publication Date: January 2016
ISBN: 9780727761149
Stock level: Low stock
£264.00

The Institution of Civil Engineers Coastal Management conference series is the leading forum for the presentation of the latest developments in coastal engineering. The 8th conference took place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands from 8-9 September 2015 and attracted delegates fro...