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Humanitarian Civil Engineering: Practical solutions for an interdisciplinary approach

Author(s): Georgia Kremmyda
Publication date: 04 August 2021
ISBN: 9780727764683
Stock level: In stock
£39.50
Humanitarian Civil Engineering demonstrates the pivotal role of civil engineering in tackling global humanitarian challenges. It identifies what a humanitarian engineer does and offers practices that are tangible to ensure safe engineering. It combines concepts and tools traditionally used by practitioners and development agencies with civil engine

Environmental Impact Assessment Handbook: A practical guide for planners, developers and communities, Third edition

Author(s): Barbara Carroll, Josh Fothergill, Jo Murphy and Trevor Turpin
Publication date: 18 November 2019
ISBN: 9780727761415
Stock level: In stock
£69.25
Environmental Impact Assessment Handbook, Third edition offers a comprehensive practical guide to the requirements of environmental impact assessment (EIA) in accordance with UK regulations. Explaining the EIA process and legal procedures in a clear and straightforward way, the authors employ their extensive practical experience to cover each of th

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Humanitarian engineering

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 05 April 2016
ISBN: 9780727761774
Stock level: In stock
£38.75
This special issue of Civil Engineering on humanitarian engineering shares and celebrates some of the tremendous projects that civil engineers are carrying out in the humanitarian field. These eight papers aim to open discussions about best practice and lessons learnt for the future.

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Covid-19

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 05 April 2022
ISBN: 9780727766663
Stock level: In stock
£36.40
Special issue on how the COVID pandemic has reshaped the landscape of the construction industry, whilst forcing a resetting of our thinking on how future infrastructure demands will need to be met.

Modelling Pedestrian Movement

Author(s): Urban Space – AECOM
Publication date: 09 December 2019
ISBN: 9780727763815
Stock level: In stock
£85.25
Modelling Pedestrian Movement, as seen on AECOM's video, provides a detailed introduction to the principles and practices involved in simulating pedestrian and crowd flow patterns. The contents of the book include fundamental research on pedestrian movement; the theories, techniques and tools for pedestrian modelling, and a range of original case s

Infrastructure Planning

Author(s): James Parkin and Deepak Sharma, University of Technology, Surrey
Publication date: 01 July 1999
ISBN: 9780727727473
Stock level: Low stock
£84.75
This book introduces engineers to the principles and procedures necessary for infrastructure planning in rapidly developing regions. It covers the technical methods required in planning for infrastructure provision from base-line studies and problem definition through to the sepcification for a set of projects. The book also discusses the political

Sustainable Waste Management

Author(s): Ravindra K Dhir, Moray D Newlands and Thomas D Dyer
Publication date: 10 September 2003
ISBN: 9780727732514
Stock level: Low stock
£120.25
This volume presents part of the proceedings of two symposia held under the umbrella of Advances in Waste Management, an international meeting organised by the University of Dundee's Concrete Technology Unit.

Blue-Green Cities: Integrating urban flood risk management with green infrastructure

Author(s): Colin Thorne
Publication date: 03 August 2020
ISBN: 9780727764195
Stock level: In stock
£56.50
In Blue-Green Cities, Colin Thorne and the team of authors, demonstrate how urban flood risk management based on Blue-Green approaches and infrastructure can deliver both sustainable flood risk management and multiple co-benefits that are valued by urban communities. Cities world-wide are seeking novel solutions to problems with aging 'grey' draina

Landslide Risk Assessment, 2nd edition

Author(s): E. Mark Lee and David K.C. Jones
Publication date: 13 December 2013
ISBN: 9780727758019
Stock level: In stock
£102.25
Landslide Risk Assessment provides guidance to practitioners on establishing the likelihood and extent to which future slope failures could adversely impact society and affect people and property. The only book to focus on risk and landslides, using examples from across the globe, Landslide Risk Assessment examines a variety of approaches to landsl

Large Scale Pile Tests in Clay

Author(s): Mr J Clarke
Publication date: 08 April 1993
ISBN: 9780727719188
Stock level: Out of stock
£60.25
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 being carried out to instrument and monitor the piled foundation beneath one