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PWRI Catalogues 2017 (English)

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Public Relations Magazines

Public Works Research Institute Web Magazine

We will be sending you updated information such as introduction of a variety of Public Works Research Institute's research themes, lectures, viewing and experiencing the research facilities, etc, in a form easy for anyone to understand.

ARRC NEWS (Aqua Restoration Research Center Newsletter)
  (Japanese only)

In each issue, we will be featuring our research on natural environment preservation and restoration of rivers, lakes and marshes and send you the center's research result in a way easy for you to understand. We also introduce you the research columns concerning rivers, related facilities, most updated information on our research and environmental education.

Activity Reports (Aqua Restoration Research Center Annual report)
  (Japanese only)

We report each one of Aqua Restoration Research Center's research results of the year in the Q&A style. We also present you records of our activities such as the open experiments and environmental education programs.

Snow Avalanche and Landslide Research Center News
  (Japanese only)

We present you the research contents, research results and other topics of Snow Avalanche and Landslide Research Center.

Civil Engineering Research Institute for Cold Region Monthly report
  (Japanese only)

Aiming to improve the technological standard of the relevant institutions and to help the people deepen their understanding on our research activities, we, Civil Engineering Research Institute for cold Region, issue "Monthly report" as a way to introduce our research activities and research results to you.

Northern Road Research News (Cold Region)
  (Japanese only)

Civil Engineering Research Institute for Cold Region and the Cold-Region Road Engineering Research Group offer updated information on their research/ investigation results, etc, to specialist engineers of the government, private companies, universities and so on aiming to be a transmission base for information on cold-region road technology.

ICHARM Newsletter (ICHARM)

This news letter is issued with an aim to broadly introduce the activities of Independent Administrative Agency International Center for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHAR), which has been established and managed with support from UNESCO, to all the people concerned.

CAESAR Newsletter (CAESAR)
  (Japanese only)

CAESAR's newsletter aims to send out a variety of information on Center of Advanced Engineering Structural Assessment and Research's maintenance and management including its research results.

UJNR Newsletters

UJNR is a section where Japan and America, in view of the fact that they are both victims of earthquakes, strong wind, storm surges and Tsunamis, share their research results concerning design methods of aerodynamically durable and anti-seismic structures and so on, and issues news letters on their activities every alternate month.

Publications

PWRI exercises the copyright and sells literature below, which you can find in bookstores.

Title Handbook for Handling Rocks and Soils Containing Naturally-occurring Heavy Metals at construction works

Handbook for Handling Rocks and Soils Containing Naturally-occurring Heavy Metals at construction works

Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute, Public Works Research Center
Format 204 pages in A5 format
Publisher Taisei Publishing Co., Ltd.
Price 2,000 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue March 2015
Title Practical Guide to Water Drainage Boring for Preventing Landslides Practical Guide to Water Drainage Boring for Preventing Landslides
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute, Aqua Control Co., Ltd., UBE KENSETSU Consultant Co., Ltd., Token Geotec Co., Ltd., KOKEN BORING MACHINE Co.,Ltd., SE Co., Ltd., Japan Foundation Engineering Co., Ltd., KAJIMA Co., Ltd., FREE KOGYO Co., Ltd.
Format 128 pages in B5 format
Publisher Kajima Institute Publishing Co., Ltd.
Price 3,400 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue December 2013
Title Manual for Utilization of Soils from Construction (4th Edition) Manual for Utilization of Soils from Construction (4th Edition)
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute
Format 204 pages in A5 format
Publisher Public Works Research Center
Price 2,000 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue December 2013
Title Shape estimation method of landslides line Shape estimation method of landslides line
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute, KOKUSAI KOGYO Co., Ltd., NIPPON KOEI Co., Ltd., Kiso-jiban Consultants Co., Ltd., KITAC Co., Ltd., Radic Co., Ltd.
Format 136 pages in B5 format
Publisher Kajima Institute Publishing Co., Ltd.
Price 3,800 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue May 2013
Title Integrated geophysical exploration of levee systems – A Guideline for the application to the safety assessment - Integrated geophysical exploration of levee systems – A Guideline for the application to the safety assessment -
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute, Society of Exploration Geophysicists of Japan
Format 120 pages in B5 format
Publisher Aichi Shuppan Co., Ltd.
Price 2,800 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue March 2013
Title Manual of Countermeasures for Ground Contamination in Construction Works (Revised edition) Manual of Countermeasures for Ground Contamination  in Construction  Works (Revised edition)
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute
Format 144 pages in B5 format
Publisher Kajima Institute Publishing Co., Ltd.
Price 2,400 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue April 2012
Title Manual for Inspection of Concrete Structures by Nondestructive/Micro-destructive Tests Manual for Inspection of Concrete Structures by Nondestructive/Micro-destructive Tests
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute, The Japanese Society for Non-Destructive Inspection
Format 330 pages in B5 format
Publisher Taisei Publishing Co., Ltd.
Price 3,400 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue August 2010
Title Manual for Landslide Measurements with Insertion Borehole Inclinometer Manual for Landslide Measurements with Insertion Borehole Inclinometer
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute, OYO Co., Ltd., SAKATA DENKI Co., Ltd., Nippon Koei Co., Ltd.
Format 222 pages in B5 format
Publisher Rikohtosho Co., Ltd.
Price 3,200 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue July 2010
Title Soil Pavement Handbook (for Pedestrial Pavement) Soil Pavement Handbook (for Pedestrial Pavement)
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute
Format 100 pages in A5 format
Publisher Taisei Publishing Co., Ltd.
Price 2,000 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue August 2009
Title Manual for Recycling Construction Generated Sludge Manual for Recycling Construction Generated Sludge
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute
Format 298 pages in A4 format
Publisher Taisei Publishing Co., Ltd.
Price 5,000 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue December 2008
Title Inspection and Maintenance Manual for Ground Anchors Inspection and Maintenance Manual for Ground Anchors
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute, Japan Anchor Association
Format 166 pages in B5 format
Publisher Kajima Institute Publishing Co., Ltd.
Price 3,000 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue July 2008
Title Manual for Utilization of Liquefied Stabilized Soil (2nd edition, 2007) Manual for Utilization of Liquefied Stabilized Soil (2nd edition, 2007)
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute, LSS Method Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Format 121 pages in B5 format
Publisher Gihodo Shuppan Co., Ltd.
Price 3,000 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue February 2008
Title Manual of Simple Measurement Methods for Dioxins in Soil Manual of Simple Measurement Methods for Dioxins in Soil
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute
Format 83 pages in B5 format
Publisher Kajima Institute Publishing Co., Ltd.
Price 1,900 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue April 2006
Title Manual of Application Technology of Other Industries Recycled Material in Construction Works Manual of Application Technology of Other Industries Recycled Material in Construction Works
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute
Format 246 pages in A4 format
Publisher Taisei Publishing Co., Ltd.
Price 3,900 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue April 2006
Title Manual of Countermeasures for Dioxin-Contaminated Soil in Construction Works (Provisional edition) Manual of Countermeasures for Dioxin-Contaminated Soil in Construction Works (Provisional edition)
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute
Format 128 pages in B5 format
Publisher Kajima Institute Publishing Co., Ltd.
Price 2,200 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue December 2005
Title Guideline for Recycling Waste Wood (Draft) Guideline for Recycling Waste Wood (Draft)
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute
Format 121 pages in B5 format
Publisher Taisei Publishing Co., Ltd.
Price 1,900 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue December 2005
Title Collection of Physical and Chemical Information Regarding Human Use Pharmaceuticals Collection of Physical and Chemical Information Regarding Human Use Pharmaceuticals
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute, Towakagaku, co., LTd.
Format 246 pages in A5 format
Publisher Gihodo Shuppan Co., Ltd.
Price 6,400 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue November 2005
Title Manual for Inspecting Soundness Level of Concrete Structures Using Nondestructive Tests Manual for Inspecting Soundness Level of Concrete Structures Using Nondestructive Tests
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute, Nippon Structural Inspecting and Technology Association
Format 216 pages in A5 format
Publisher Gihodo Shuppan Co., Ltd.
Price 4,400 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue October 2003
Title Eco-cement Concrete Utilization Technology Manual Eco-cement Concrete Utilization Technology Manual
Writers / Editors Public Works Research Institute
Format 116 pages in A5 format
Publisher Gihodo Shuppan Co., Ltd.
Price 2,000 yen (Tax not included)
Date of issue March 2003