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Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis

1st Edition


Praveen Nagarajan
August 6, 2018

This book deals with matrix methods of structural analysis for linearly elastic framed structures. It starts with background of matrix analysis of structures followed by procedure to develop force-displacement relation for a given structure using flexibility and stiffness coefficients. The remaining...

Fluvial Processes: 2nd Edition

1st Edition


Ana Maria Ferreira da Silva, M. Selim Yalin
August 8, 2017

A stream flowing in alluvium deforms its bed surface, forming ripples, dunes, bars, etc., and, in many instances, it deforms its channel entirely, thereby creating meandering or braiding patterns. It could be said that, in general, an alluvial stream and its deformable boundary undergo a variety of ...

Discontinuous Deformation Analysis in Rock Mechanics Practice

1st Edition


Yossef H. Hatzor, Guowei Ma, Gen-hua Shi
July 27, 2017

The numerical, discrete element, Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA) method was developed by Dr. Gen-hua Shi while he was working at the University of California, Berkeley, under the supervision of Prof. Richard E. Goodman in the late 1980s. Two-dimensional DDA was published in 1993 and three-d...

Back Analysis in Rock Engineering

1st Edition


Shunsuke Sakurai
August 17, 2017

This book provides practicing engineers working in the field of design, construction and monitoring of rock structures such as tunnels and slopes with technical information on how to design, how to excavate and how to monitor the structures during their construction. Based on the long-term engineeri...

Innovative Earthquake Soil Dynamics

1st Edition


Takaji Kokusho
July 27, 2017

Innovative Earthquake Soil Dynamics deals with soil dynamics in earthquake engineering and includes almost all aspects of soil behavior. Both generally accepted basic knowledge as well as advanced and innovative views are accommodated. Major topics are (i) seismic site amplification, (ii) liquefact...

Basic Electrical Installation Work

9th Edition


Trevor Linsley
September 3, 2018

Everything needed to pass the first part of the City & Guilds 2365 Diploma in Electrical Installations. Basic Electrical Installation Work will be of value to students taking the first year course of an electrical installation apprenticeship, as well as lecturers teaching it. The book provides ...

Youth Technical Sessions Proceedings: VI Youth Forum of the World Petroleum Council - Future Leaders Forum (WPF 2019), June 23-28, 2019, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

1st Edition

Vladimir Litvinenko
June 14, 2019

Over a decade ago the World Petroleum Council launched an initiative to hold an international professional youth forum. The first forum took place in October 2004 in China, and had as its motto: "Young people and innovations are the future of the oil industry." It was the first major event in the...

Bituminous Mixtures and Pavements VII: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference 'Bituminous Mixtures and Pavements' (7ICONFBMP), June 12-14, 2019, Thessaloniki, Greece

1st Edition

A.F. Nikolaides, E. Manthos
June 10, 2019

Highway engineers are facing the challenge not only to design and construct sustainable and safe pavements properly and economically. This implies a thorough understanding of materials behaviour, their appropriate use in the continuously changing environment, and implementation of constantly...

Trends in the Analysis and Design of Marine Structures: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Marine Structures (MARSTRUCT 2019, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 6-8 May 2019)

1st Edition

Carlos Guedes Soares, Joško Parunov
June 10, 2019

Trends in the Analysis and Design of Marine Structures is a collection of the papers presented at MARSTRUCT 2019, the 7th International Conference on Marine Structures held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, 6-8 May 2019. The MARSTRUCT series of Conferences started in Glasgow, UK in 2007, the second event of...

Sustainable and Safe Dams Around the World / Un monde de barrages durables et sécuritaires: Proceedings of the ICOLD 2019 Symposium, (ICOLD 2019), June 9-14, 2019, Ottawa, Canada / Publications du symposium CIGB 2019, juin 9-14, 2019, Ottawa, Canada

1st Edition

Jean-Pierre Tournier, Tony Bennett, Johanne Bibeau
June 05, 2019

These proceedings include digital media with the full conference papers (3600+ pages).   Sustainable and Safe Dams Around the World contains the contributions presented at the 2019 Symposium of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD 2019, Ottawa, Canada, 9-14 June 2019). The main...

Mining goes Digital: Proceedings of the 39th International Symposium 'Application of Computers and Operations Research in the Mineral Industry' (APCOM 2019), June 4-6, 2019, Wroclaw, Poland

1st Edition

Christoph Mueller, Winfred Assibey-Bonsu, Ernest Baafi, Christoph Dauber, Chris Doran, Marek Jerzy Jaszczuk, Oleg Nagovitsyn
June 04, 2019

The conferences on ‘Applications for Computers and Operations Research in the Minerals Industry’ (APCOM) initially focused on the optimization of geostatistics and resource estimation. Several standard methods used in these fields were presented in the early days of APCOM. While geostatistics...

Advances in Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation

1st Edition

Adam Weintrit, Tomasz Neumann
June 04, 2019

This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the 13th International Conference on Marina Navigation and Safety of Sea Transport and is addressed to scientists and professionals in order to share their expert knowledge, experience and research results concerning all aspects of navigation,...

Nonlinear Dynamics of Structures Under Extreme Transient Loads

1st Edition

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...

Introduction to Unified Strength Theory

1st Edition

Mao-Hong Yu, Shu-Qi Yu
May 29, 2019

Strength theory deals with the yield or failure of materials under complex stress state. It is very important in mechanics of materials, strength of structures, and mechanical and civil engineering. Unified strength theory is a series of yield criteria and failure criteria other than a single...

Dissertation Research and Writing for Built Environment Students

4th Edition

Shamil G. Naoum
May 28, 2019

Dissertation Research and Writing for Built Environment Students is a step-by-step guide to get students through their final year research project. Trusted and developed over three previous editions, the new fourth edition shows you how to select a dissertation topic, write a proposal, conduct a...

Understanding Building Stones and Stone Buildings

1st Edition

John A. Hudson, John W. Cosgrove
May 14, 2019

This book covers the wide spectrum of subjects relating to obtaining and using building stones, starting with their geological origin and then describing the nature of granites, volcanics, limestones, sandstones, flint, metamorphic stones, breccias and conglomerates, with emphasis being placed on...

Digital Quality Management in Construction

1st Edition

Paul Marsden
May 07, 2019

Much has been written about Building Information Modelling (BIM) driving collaboration and innovation, but how will future quality managers and engineers develop digital capabilities in augmented and video realities, with business intelligence platforms, robots, new materials, artificial...

The Connectivity of Innovation in the Construction Industry

1st Edition

Malena Ingemansson Havenvid, Åse Linné, Lena E. Bygballe, Chris Harty
May 03, 2019

The construction industry is currently experiencing accelerating developments concerning societal demands along with project complexity, internationalization and digitalization. In an attempt to grasp the consequences of these demands on productivity and innovation, this edited book addresses how...