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Cost Effective Maintenance of Railway Track

Author(s): R.A. Vickers
Publication Date: December 1992
ISBN: 9780727719300
Stock level: Out of stock

By far the greatest proportion of the total cost of maintaining the infrastructure of a railway arises from the track,  Modern trains are lighter, travel faster and are much easier to derail than before.  Therefore it is vital that track is maintained adequately. This volume...

The Embankment Dam

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

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...

Coastal Management: Changing coast, changing climate, changing minds

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

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...

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

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

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...

Transportation Geotechnics

Author(s): M W Frost, I Jefferson, E Faragher, T E J Roff and P R Fleming
Publication Date: October 2003
ISBN: 9780727732491
Stock level: Out of stock

Of all the aspects of civil engineering that involve geotechnical engineers, arguably the largest is that associated with transport infrastructure.  The geotechnical engineering associated with infrastructure covers all facets of the profession, from assessment, interpretatio...

Breakwaters, Coastal Structures and Coastlines

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

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...

Ground Dynamics and Man-made Processes: Prediction, Design and Management

Author(s): Edited by B. O. Skipp, Consultant
Publication Date: April 1998
ISBN: 9780727726766
Stock level: Out of stock

Although the levels of ground strain are less than that associated with earthquakes, man-made ground vibration can have wide reaching consequences for the serviceability and durability of structures. While there are a number of publications in the areas of soil dynamics, earth...

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

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: Low stock

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...