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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
£82.50

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,...

Partial Saturation in Compacted Soils

Author(s): Edited by Domenico Gallipoli
Publication Date: March 2013
ISBN: 9780727757753
Stock level: Low stock
£82.50

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...

Ensuring Reservoir Safety into the Future

Author(s): H. Hewlett
Publication Date: September 2008
ISBN: 9780727735225
Stock level: In stock
£184.50

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...

Admixtures - Enhancing Concrete Performance

Author(s): Professor Ravindra K Dhir, Professor Peter Hewlett, Dr Moray D Newlands
Publication Date: July 2005
ISBN: 9780727734075
Stock level: Low stock
£109.00

Concrete is at something of a crossroads: there are many opportunities and some threats.  For those opportunities to change into beneficial practice, engineers, material scientists, architects manufacturers and suppliers must focus on the changes that are required to champion...

Use of Foamed Concrete in Construction

Author(s): Professor Ravindra K Dhir, Dr Moray D Newlands, Dr A McCarthy
Publication Date: July 2005
ISBN: 9780727734068
Stock level: Out of stock
£93.50

Concrete is at something of a crossroads: there are many opportunities and some threats.  For those opportunities to change into beneficial practice, engineers, material scientists, architects manufacturers and suppliers must focus on the changes that are required to champion...

Geoenvironmental Engineering

Author(s): Edited by R N Young and H R Thomas
Publication Date: June 2004
ISBN: 9780727732774
Stock level: Low stock
£82.50

This new book containing the proceedings of the 4th Geoenvironmental Engineering Conference, organised by the British Geotechnical Association and Cardiff University’s School of Engineering, held in Stratford-Upon-Avon in June 2004. The theme of the conference was Integrated...

Current and Future Trends in Bridge Design, Construction and Maintenance 2: Safety, Economy, Sustainability and Aesthetics

Author(s): Institution of Civil Engineers, Highways Agency and International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety
Publication Date: December 2001
ISBN: 9780727730916
Stock level: Low stock
£131.25

The Institution of Civil Engineers has organised a series of conferences to celebrate, at the start of the New Millennium, the enormous achievements made in the field of bridge engineering in recent years. This volume of papers from the second of these conferences, held in...

Arch Bridges

Author(s): Prof C Melbourne, University of Salford
Publication Date: April 1995
ISBN: 9780727720481
Stock level: Low stock
£93.50

In the twentieth century bridge engineers have seen many changes. Advances in technology, materials and engineers understanding of structural behaviour and methods of analysis has presented opportunities for innovation and have led to increasingly sophisticated solutions to t...

Vegetation and Slopes: Stabilisation, Protection and Ecology

Author(s): Edited by D Barker
Publication Date: April 1995
ISBN: 9780727720313
Stock level: Low stock
£38.00

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...

Engineering A Cathedral

Author(s): M.J. Jackson
Publication Date: December 1994
ISBN: 9780727716842
Stock level: Low stock
£53.50

Engineering a cathedral offers professional engineers, architects and interested lay people a unique opportunity to study the construction of one of the world's finest buildings. Durham cathedral celebrates its 900th anniversary in 1993 and to mark the event a group of engi...