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Geometric Design of Roads Handbook

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Keith M. Wolhuter
April 29, 2015

Explore the Art and Science of Geometric Design The Geometric Design of Roads Handbook covers the design of the visible elements of the road—its horizontal and vertical alignments, the cross-section, intersections, and interchanges. Good practice allows the smooth and safe flow of traffic as well...

Practical Rock Mechanics

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Steve Hencher
September 18, 2015

An Ideal Source for Geologists and Others with Little Background in Engineering or Mechanics Practical Rock Mechanics provides an introduction for graduate students as well as a reference guide for practicing engineering geologists and geotechnical engineers. The book considers fundamental geologic...

Wind Loading of Structures, Third Edition

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John D. Holmes
January 27, 2015

A Definitive Up-to-Date Reference Wind forces from various types of extreme wind events continue to generate ever-increasing damage to buildings and other structures. Wind Loading of Structures, Third Edition fills an important gap as an information source for practicing and academic engineers alik...

Understanding and Using Structural Concepts, Second Edition

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Tianjian Ji, Adrian J. Bell, Brian R. Ellis
December 22, 2015

Understanding and Using Structural Concepts, Second Edition provides numerous demonstrations using physical models and practical examples. A significant amount of material, not found in current textbooks, is included to enhance the understanding of structural concepts and stimulate interest in learn...

Advanced Materials and Techniques for Reinforced Concrete Structures, Second Edition

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Mohamed Abdallah El-Reedy, Ph.D
November 24, 2015

Increase the Durability and Performance of Concrete during Its Lifetime While reinforced concrete is a durable material used for a wide range of construction projects in civil engineering, certain factors must be considered during its design, construction, and maintenance. This includes a variety of...

Structural Dynamics

Martin Williams
April 25, 2016

Dynamics is increasingly being identified by consulting engineers as one of the key skills which needs to be taught in civil engineering degree programs. This is driven by the trend towards lighter, more vibration-prone structures, the growth of business in earthquake regions, the identification of...

Low Energy Low Carbon Architecture: Recent Advances & Future Directions

Khaled Al-Sallal
April 25, 2016

Providing a complete and in-depth overview of the available knowledge in the area of low energy and low carbon architecture. The scope of this edited book includes several important topics ranging from chapters giving a broad view of the progressing models in ecologically responsible environments...

Advanced Materials, Structures and Mechanical Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Materials, Structures and Mechanical Engineering, Incheon, South Korea, May 29-31, 2015

Mosbeh Kaloop
April 14, 2016

The International Conference on Advanced Materials, Structures and Mechanical Engineering 2015 (ICAMSME 2015) was held on May 29-31, Incheon, South-Korea. The conference was attended by scientists, scholars, engineers and students from universities, research institutes and industries all around the...

Advanced Materials, Mechanical and Structural Engineering: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Advanced Materials, Mechanical and Structural Engineering (AMMSE 2015), Je-ju Island, South Korea, September 18-20, 2015

Seung Ho Hong, Junwon Seo, Kihoon Moon
April 14, 2016

In the last decades, advanced materials and mechanics has become a hot topic in engineering. Recent trends show that the application of nanotechnology and environmental science together with advanced materials and mechanics are playing an increasingly important role in engineering applications...

Cement and Concrete Mineral Admixtures

Mustafa Tokyay
April 13, 2016

Supplementary cementing materials and other mineral admixtures are being used in increasing amounts in both cement and concrete. Their main technical benefits are that they enhance the workability of fresh concrete and the durability of hardened concrete. Indeed, they affect almost every property...

Handbook of Fluid Dynamics, Second Edition

Richard W. Johnson
April 05, 2016

Handbook of Fluid Dynamics offers balanced coverage of the three traditional areas of fluid dynamics—theoretical, computational, and experimental—complete with valuable appendices presenting the mathematics of fluid dynamics, tables of dimensionless numbers, and tables of the properties of gases...

Advances in Civil, Architectural, Structural and Constructional Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference on Civil, Architectural, Structural and Constructional Engineering, Dong-A University, Busan, South Korea, August 21-23, 2015

Dong-Keon Kim, Jongwon Jung, Junwon Seo
April 05, 2016

The ICCASCE 2015 conference covers a wide range of fields in science and engineering innovation and aims to bring together engineering technology expertise. Scientists, scholars, engineers and students from universities, research institutes and industries all around the world gathered to present...

Proceedings of the First Southern African Geotechnical Conference

S.W. Jacobsz
April 05, 2016

The First Southern African Geotechnical Conference was organised by the Geotechnical Division of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) under the auspices of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and took place at Sun City, South...

Non-Destructive Techniques for the Evaluation of Structures and Infrastructure

Belén Riveiro, Mercedes Solla
April 04, 2016

Non-destructive technologies have gained popularity in recent years related to the tasks involving characterization and diagnosis of constructions. The application of geomatics in construction engineering arises from the necessity of using real geometry in several phases of the construction and...

CITY-HUBs: Sustainable and Efficient Urban Transport Interchanges

Andres Monzon-de-Caceres, Floridea Di Ciommo
April 01, 2016

Explore the Design and Operation of Urban Transport Interchanges Transport planners throughout the world can implement a range of policies to influence travelers’ behavior, and encourage a move to public transport to achieve urban sustainability and social inclusion. At the same time population...

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