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Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings for Seismic Performance: Practical Deterministic and Probabilistic Approaches

1st Edition

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Mark Aschheim, Enrique Hernández-Montes, Dimitrios Vamvatsikos
April 18, 2019

The costs of inadequate earthquake engineering are huge, especially for reinforced concrete buildings. This book presents the principles of earthquake-resistant structural engineering, and uses the latest tools and techniques to give practical design guidance to address single or multiple seismic pe...

Advanced Soil Mechanics, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

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Braja M. Das
April 30, 2019

Now in its fifth edition, this classic textbook continues to offer a well-tailored resource for beginning graduate students in geotechnical engineering. Further developing the basic concepts from undergraduate study, it provides a solid foundation for advanced study. This new edition addresses a var...

Nonlinear Dynamics of Structures Under Extreme Transient Loads

1st Edition

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Adnan Ibrahimbegovic, Naida Ademović
May 30, 2019

The effect of combined extreme transient loadings on a structure is not well understood—whether the source is man-made, such as an explosion and fire, or natural, such as an earthquake or extreme wind loading. A critical assessment of current knowledge is timely (with Fukushima-like disasters or t...

The Material Point Method for Geotechnical Engineering: A Practical Guide

1st Edition

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James Fern, Alexander Rohe, Kenichi Soga, Eduardo Alonso
January 22, 2019

This practical guide provides the best introduction to large deformation material point method (MPM) simulations for geotechnical engineering. It provides the basic theory, discusses the different numerical features used in large deformation simulations, and presents a number of applications -- prov...

Concrete Recycling: Research and Practice

1st Edition

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Francois de Larrard, Horacio Colina
March 18, 2019

François de Larrard is Scientific Director of the R&D centre of the LafargeHolcim group and Scientific Director of the French national project Recybéton. He formerly spent almost thirty years at IFSTTAR (formerly LCPC). He has been granted both the Robert l'Hermite medal and the G.H. Tattersal...

Soils and Geotechnology in Construction

1st Edition

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Alan J. Lutenegger
April 9, 2019

This book covers the field of applied geotechnology related to all aspects of construction in ground, including compacted fill, excavations, ground improvement, foundations, earth retaining systems and geotechnical site characterization. It suits the first year of a graduate course on ground improve...

Hydrodynamic Design and Assessment of Water and Wastewater Treatment Units

1st Edition

Edmilson Costa Teixeira, William Bonino Rauen
January 21, 2020

Water and wastewater treatment normally take place in a series of continuous flow units, each designed to perform a step of the intended purification process - typically involving coagulation or flocculation, sedimentation or filtration, and disinfection. The flow pattern governs the residence/...

Civil Engineering Materials: Introduction and Laboratory Testing

1st Edition

Md Rashadul Islam
January 21, 2020

Civil Engineering Materials: Introduction and Laboratory Testing discusses the properties, characterization procedures, and analysis techniques of primary civil engineering materials. It presents the latest design considerations and uses of engineering materials as well as theories for fully...

Concrete Segmental Bridges: Theory, Design, and Construction to AASHTO LRFD Specifications

1st Edition

Dongzhou Huang, Bo Hu
January 16, 2020

Segmental concrete bridges have become one of the main options for major transportation projects world-wide. They offer expedited construction with minimal traffic disruption, lower life cycle costs, appealing aesthetics and adaptability to a curved roadway alignment. The literature is focused on...

Rock Mechanics for Natural Resources and Infrastructure Development - Invited Lectures: Proceedings of the 14th International Congress on Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM 2019), September 13-18, 2019, Foz do Iguassu, Brazil

1st Edition

Sérgio A. B. da Fontoura, Ricardo Jose Rocca, José Pavón Mendoza
January 13, 2020

Rock Mechanics for Natural Resources and Infrastructure Development. Invited Lectures contains the Invited and Keynote Lectures and the prestigious ISRM Award Lectures (the Leopold Muller Award Lecture by professor Peter K. Kaiser and the Manuel Rocha Award Lecture by Dr. Quinghua Lei), as...

Design of Metallic Cold-Formed Thin-Walled Members

1st Edition

Aurelio Ghersi, Raffaele Landolfo, Federico Mazzolani
January 07, 2020

This design handbook, with a free windows-based computer programme on CD-ROM, allows the user to easily evaluate the strength of a cross-section and the buckling resistance of steel and aluminium members. Highlighting the theoretical basis of problems and the design approach necessary to overcome...

Earthquake Engineering Handbook, Second Edition: Two Volume Set

2nd Edition

Charles Scawthorn, Wai-Fah Chen
January 01, 2020

This new edition includes new chapters on geology; architectural aspects; systems, network, and software applications, economic aspects and financing earthquake risk. Earthquakes are nearly unique among natural phenomena – they affect virtually everything within a region, from massive buildings and...

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

1st Edition

Ömer Aydan
December 16, 2019

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering is concerned with the application of the principles of mechanics to physical, chemical and electro-magnetic processes in the upper-most layers of the earth and the design and construction of the rock structures associated with civil engineering and exploitation...

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering: Volume 2: Applications of Rock Mechanics - Rock Engineering

1st Edition

Ömer Aydan
December 16, 2019

The two-volume set Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering is concerned with the application of the principles of mechanics to physical, chemical and electro-magnetic processes in the upper-most layers of the earth and the design and construction of the rock structures associated with civil engineering...

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering: Volume 1: Fundamentals of Rock Mechanics

1st Edition

Ömer Aydan
December 16, 2019

The two-volume set Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering is concerned with the application of the principles of mechanics to physical, chemical and electro-magnetic processes in the upper-most layers of the earth and the design and construction of the rock structures associated with civil engineering...

Durability of Reinforced Concrete Structures

1st Edition

Paul Chess, Warren Green
December 16, 2019

Reinforced concrete structures corrode as they age, with significant financial implications, but it is not immediately clear why some are more durable than others. This book looks at the mechanisms for corrosion and how corrosion engineering can be used for these problems to be minimized in future...

Coastal Zone Management Handbook

1st Edition

John R. Clark
December 13, 2019

Coastal Zone Management Handbook comprises the first complete manual on coastal resource planning and management technology. Written by an international consultant, this handbook reflects a global perspective on the natural resources, sensitivities, economics, development, productivity, and...

A Decision-Makers Guide to Public Private Partnerships in Airports

1st Edition

Andy Ricover, Jeffrey Delmon
December 11, 2019

Airport development is critical to economic growth and poverty reduction. This book will help decision-makers assess whether Public Private Partnerships (PPP) might be a viable option to meet their airport development requirements. It walks the reader through the airport PPP process,...

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