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Crossrail Project: Infrastructure Design and Construction - Volume 2

Author(s): Mike Black, Christian Dodge and Jessica Yu (eds.)
Publication Date: September 2015
ISBN: 9780727761026
Stock level: In stock
£91.25

The construction of the Crossrail project began at North Dock in Canary Wharf in May 2009. Six years on, it is the biggest railway construction project in Europe and is one of the largest single infrastructure investments undertaken in the UK. It consists of 21 km of new twin...

Forensic Engineering: Informing the Future with Lessons from the Past

Author(s): Edited by John Carpenter
Publication Date: September 2013
ISBN: 9780727758224
Stock level: In stock
£151.25

Forensic Engineering: Informing the Future with Lessons from the Past is the published proceedings from the Institution of Civil Engineers’ Fifth International Conference on Forensic Engineering, held in London on 16-17 April 2013. The conference maintained a 150 year trad...

Joint Ventures in Construction 2: Contract, governance, performance and risk

Author(s): Edited by Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Khairuddin Abdul Rashid, Masamitsu Onishi and Sharina Farihah Hasan
Publication Date: September 2012
ISBN: 9780727757838
Stock level: Low stock
£86.75

A collection of carefully selected papers from the International Conference on Multi-National Joint Ventures for Construction Works held in varying locations within the Asia Pacific region. The book endeavours to report ongoing debates on the theory and practiceof contract an...

Handbook of Tunnel Fire Safety, 2nd edition

Author(s): Alan Beard and Richard Carvel
Publication Date: October 2011
ISBN: 9780727741530
Stock level: In stock
£144.50

Handbook of Tunnel Fire Safety is the first book to span the spectrum of state-of-the-art knowledge in tunnel fire safety science and engineering. The construction of longer and increasingly complex tunnels and rapid changes in processes, materials and technology mean it i...

Breakwaters, Coastal Structures and Coastlines

Author(s): ICE
Publication Date: February 2003
ISBN: 9780727730428
Stock level: Low stock
£120.25

This volume presents the proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers' seventh internaional conference on coastlines, structures and breakwaters. The papers contained in the volume cover wide ranging advances in international research and experience in the field of coast...

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
£38.00

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...

Highway Maintenance Handbook, 2nd Edition

Author(s): Edited by Ken Atkinson, Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: April 1997
ISBN: 9780727725318
Stock level: Low stock
£131.25

In recent years, highway maintenance has become a high profile topic, owning to the greater travel potential of the general public and to the impact of roadworks on commerce following the swing away from rail transport. Highway maintenance was once a low-key activity, but it ...

Bridge Modification 2: Stronger and Safer Bridges

Author(s): Edited by B Pritchard, Consulting Engineer
Publication Date: March 1997
ISBN: 9780727725899
Stock level: Low stock
£43.50

Changes in vehicle weight limits and revisions to safety standards inevitably increase the demands placed on bridges. Increases in traffic flow seen over the past years also mean that many bridges are carrying much greater loads than their designers ever anticipated. Followi...

Large Scale Pile Tests in Clay

Author(s): Mr J Clarke
Publication Date: 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 bei...

Engineering for Offshore Fish Farming

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers
Publication Date: October 1990
ISBN: 9780727716019
Stock level: Low stock
£75.75

The growth in offshore fish farming in the past decade has produced a crucial need to develop engineering solutions to its unique problems. The search for cleaner waters and the need to avoid polluting coastlines, combined with a general desire for expansion, have meant that ...