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Published:
October 24, 2014
Editor(s):
Dan Frangopol, Yiannis Tsompanakis
This book presents the latest research findings in the field of maintenance and safety of aging infrastructure. The invited contributions provide an overview of the use of advanced computational and/or experimental techniques in damage and vulnerability assessment as well as maintenance and 
Published:
October 21, 2014
Author(s):
Qing Quan Liang
Steel and composite steel–concrete structures are widely used in modern bridges, buildings, sport stadia, towers, and offshore structures. Analysis and Design of Steel and Composite Structures offers a comprehensive introduction to the analysis and design of both steel and composite structures. It 
Published:
October 21, 2014
Editor(s):
Hitoshi Furuta, Dan M. Frangopol, Mitsuyoshi Akiyama
Life-Cycle of Structural Systems: Design, Assessment, Maintenance and Management contains the papers presented at IALCCE2014, the fourth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE2014), held in Tokyo, Japan, November 16-19, 2014. It consists of a book of extended abstracts and 
Published:
October 06, 2014
Author(s):
Eugene Obrien, Damien Keogh, Alan O'Connor
Captures Current Developments in Bridge Design and Maintenance Recent research in bridge design and maintenance has focused on the serviceability problems of older bridges with aging joints. The favored solution of integral construction and design has produced bridges with fewer joints and 
Published:
September 19, 2014
Author(s):
Marco L. Bittencourt
Presents a Systematic Approach for Modeling Mechanical Models Using Variational Formulation—Uses Real-World Examples and Applications of Mechanical Models Utilizing material developed in a classroom setting and tested over a 12-year period, Computational Solid Mechanics: Variational Formulation 
Published:
September 09, 2014
Author(s):
Radostina V. Petrova
Uses Finite Element Analysis (FEA) as Implemented in SolidWorks Simulation Outlining a path that readers can follow to ensure a static analysis that is both accurate and sound, Introduction to Static Analysis using SolidWorks Simulation effectively applies one of the most widely used software 
Published:
September 01, 2014
Editor(s):
C. Mileto, F. Vegas, L. García Soriano, V. Cristini
Earthen architecture is widespread all over the world and demonstrates a significant richness of varieties both in application and in materials used. This book discusses and debates the lessons that can be learned from earthen architecture to create sustainable architecture today, both for the 
Published:
August 28, 2014
Editor(s):
C. Mileto, F. Vegas, L. García Soriano, V. Cristini
Sustainability is a concept that has monopolised a large number of the scientific debates in a wide range of spheres connected not only with architecture, urban planning and construction, but also with the product market, tourism, culture, etc. However, sustainability is indissolubly linked to 
Published:
August 22, 2014
Author(s):
T. S. Venkatesh
Ideal for undergraduate students from all branches of engineering, this simple and easy-to-understand text provides comprehensive coverage of the strength of materials, covering stresses and strains, shear force and bending, torsion, deflection, and strain energy as well as closed-coil helical 
Published:
August 19, 2014
Author(s):
Animesh Das
Predict or Explain the Pavement Response to Load: Understand the Physical Governing Principles Analysis of Pavement Structures brings together current research and existing knowledge on the analysis and design of pavements. This book provides a platform for the readers to understand the basic