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Published:
September 23, 2014
Author(s):
James Trevelyan
This book sets out the principles of engineering practice, knowledge that has come to light through more than a decade of research by the author and his students studying engineers at work. Until now, this knowledge has been almost entirely unwritten, passed on invisibly from one generation of 
Published:
September 01, 2014
Editor(s):
Tomasz Nowakowski, Marek Młyńczak, Anna Jodejko-Pietruczuk, Sylwia Werbińska-Wojciechowska
Within the last fifty years the performance requirements for technical objects and systems were supplemented with: customer expectations (quality), abilities to prevent the loss of the object properties in operation time (reliability and maintainability), protection against the effects of 
Published:
August 12, 2014
Editor(s):
Liquan Xie
Resources, Environment and Engineering contains 66 technical papers from the 2014 Technical Congress on Resources, Environment and Engineering (CREE 2014, Hong Kong, 6-7 September 2014, including the 4th Technical Conference on Chemical Engineering, CCE 2014). The contributions review recent 
Published:
July 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Kouros Mohammadian, Konstadinos G. Goulias, Elif Cicek, Jieh-Jiuh Wang, Chrysanthos Maraveas
Civil Engineering and Urban Planning III addresses civil engineering and urban planning issues associated with transportation and the environment. The contributions not only highlight current practices in these areas, but also pay attention to future research and applications, and provide an 
Published:
June 20, 2014
Author(s):
Constantine Pozrikidis
Incorporating new topics and original material, Introduction to Finite and Spectral Element Methods Using MATLAB®, Second Edition enables readers to quickly understand the theoretical foundation and practical implementation of the finite element method and its companion spectral element method. 
Published:
June 11, 2014
Editor(s):
Lei Zhang, Liquan Xie
The demands of modeling and computation in engineering are rapidly growing as a multidisciplinary area with connections to engineering, mathematics and computer science. Modeling and Computation in Engineering III contains 45 technical papers from the 3rd International Conference on Modeling and 
Published:
May 01, 2014
Author(s):
Thomas Dyer
Written specifically for the young professional and addressing a growing need for a long service life with minimal maintenance, Concrete Durability takes a whole new look at the whole-life performance of structures. This text examines physical and chemical issues that can threaten the durability of 
Published:
March 18, 2014
Editor(s):
Liquan Xie, Dianjian Huang
Advanced Engineering and Technology contains 110 technical papers from the 2014 Annual Congress on Advanced Engineering and Technology (CAET 2014, Hong Kong, 19-20 April 2014, including the 4th Workshop on Applied Mechanics and Civil Engineering, AMCE 2014). The contributions focus on advanced 
Published:
December 14, 2013
Editor(s):
Gregory William Smith
Contractor safety management is often seen as nothing more than a subset of general safety management in that no special consideration needs to be given to understanding the difficulties of the contract environment. This leaves contractors endlessly juggling competing and sometimes contradictory 
Published:
November 01, 2013
Editor(s):
Liquan Xie
Hydraulic research is developing beyond traditional civil engineering, since the number of natural hazards increased in recent years, and so did the extent and scope of structural safety assessment and environmental research. Hydraulic Engineering II contains 44 technical papers from the 2nd SREE 

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