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Construction Equipment Management for Engineers, Estimators, and Owners

Construction Equipment Management for Engineers, Estimators, and Owners

1st Edition

Douglas D. Gransberg, Calin M. Popescu, Richard Ryan
June 13, 2006

Based on the authors' combined experience of seventy years working on projects around the globe, Construction Equipment Management for Engineers, Estimators, and Owners contains hands-on, how-to information that you can put to immediate use. Taking an approach that combines analytical and practical...

Water Treatment Unit Processes: Physical and Chemical

Water Treatment Unit Processes: Physical and Chemical

1st Edition

David W. Hendricks
January 13, 2006

The unit process approach, common in the field of chemical engineering, was introduced about 1962 to the field of environmental engineering. An understanding of unit processes is the foundation for continued learning and for designing treatment systems. The time is ripe for a new textbook that...

Wind and Earthquake Resistant Buildings: Structural Analysis and Design

Wind and Earthquake Resistant Buildings: Structural Analysis and Design

1st Edition

Bungale S. Taranath
December 15, 2004

Developed as a resource for practicing engineers, while simultaneously serving as a text in a formal classroom setting, Wind and Earthquake Resistant Buildings provides a fundmental understanding of the behavior of steel, concrete, and composite building structures. The text format follows, in a...

Hydraulics of Spillways and Energy Dissipators

Hydraulics of Spillways and Energy Dissipators

1st Edition

Rajnikant M. Khatsuria
October 27, 2004

An unsurpassed treatise on the state-of-the-science in the research and design of spillways and energy dissipators, Hydraulics of Spillways and Energy Dissipators compiles a vast amount of information and advancements from recent conferences and congresses devoted to the subject. It highlights...

Environmental Pollution Control Microbiology: A Fifty-Year Perspective

Environmental Pollution Control Microbiology: A Fifty-Year Perspective

1st Edition

Ross E. McKinney
March 11, 2004

Compiling knowledge gained through more than 50 years of experience in environmental engineering technology, this book illustrates the application of fundamental concepts in microbiology to provide a sound basis for the design and operation of various biological systems used in solving...

Project Scheduling Handbook

Project Scheduling Handbook

1st Edition

Jonathan F. Hutchings
September 30, 2003

Offering real-world strategies gleaned from years of professional experience, this book contains the essential tools to prepare a well-organized, efficient, and effective working production schedule for successful construction outcomes. The only guide to address the day-to-day needs with hands-on,...

Reinforced Soil Engineering: Advances in Research and Practice

Reinforced Soil Engineering: Advances in Research and Practice

1st Edition

Hoe I. Ling, Dov Leshchinsky, Fumio Tatsuoka
August 19, 2003

This one-of-a-kind reference evaluates the efficacy, stability, and strength of various soil walls, slopes, and structures enhanced by geosynthetic materials. Offering stimulating contributions from more than 50 leading specialists in the field, Reinforced Soil Engineering compiles recent...

Multifunctional Cement-Based Materials

Multifunctional Cement-Based Materials

1st Edition

Deborah D. L. Chung
July 11, 2003

Unique in its focus on functional properties, this book examines the resistive, piezoresistive, thermoelectric, and electromagnetic behavior of multifunctional cement-based materials for reduced cost, improved durability and maintenance, and optimization of various structural designs. The author...

Estimating Building Costs

Estimating Building Costs

1st Edition

Calin M. Popescu, Kan Phaobunjong, Nuntapong Ovararin
April 22, 2003

Companies live or die on the basis of estimating their costs. Preparing estimates and bidding for new jobs is a complex and often costly process. There is no substitute for on the job training -- until now. Drawing on the authors' combined experience of more than 70 years, Estimating Building Costs...

Geotechnical Engineering: Principles and Practices of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering: Principles and Practices of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

1st Edition

V.N.S. Murthy
October 25, 2002

A must have reference for any engineer involved with foundations, piers, and retaining walls, this remarkably comprehensive volume illustrates soil characteristic concepts with examples that detail a wealth of practical considerations, It covers the latest developments in the design of drilled pier...

Introduction to Approximate Solution Techniques, Numerical Modeling, and Finite Element Methods

Introduction to Approximate Solution Techniques, Numerical Modeling, and Finite Element Methods

1st Edition

Victor N. Kaliakin
September 25, 2001

Functions as a self-study guide for engineers and as a textbook for nonengineering students and engineering students, emphasizing generic forms of differential equations, applying approximate solution techniques to examples, and progressing to specific physical problems in modular, self-contained...

Handbook of Pollution Control and Waste Minimization

Handbook of Pollution Control and Waste Minimization

1st Edition

Abbas Ghassemi
September 11, 2001

"Details the legal, organizational, hierarchical, and environmental components of pollution prevention and waste reduction. Illustrates fundamental concepts of pollution prevention, including life-cycle planning and analysis, risk-based pollution control, and industrial ecology."...

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