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Bridge Engineering Handbook, Five Volume Set, Second Edition

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Wai-Fah Chen, Lian Duan
January 24, 2014

Over 140 experts, 14 countries, and 89 chapters are represented in the second edition of the Bridge Engineering Handbook. This extensive collection provides detailed information on bridge engineering, and thoroughly explains the concepts and practical applications surrounding the subject, and also h...

Structural Engineer's Pocket Book: Eurocodes, Third Edition

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Fiona Cobb
August 27, 2015

Functions as a Day-to-Day Resource for Practicing Engineers… The hugely useful Structural Engineer’s Pocket Book is now overhauled and revised in line with the Eurocodes. It forms a comprehensive pocket reference guide for professional and student structural engineers, especially those taking t...

Fundamentals of Ground Engineering

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John Atkinson
May 13, 2014

Fundamentals of Ground Engineering is an unconventional study guide that serves up the key principles, theories, definitions, and analyses of geotechnical engineering in bite-sized pieces. This book contains brief—one or two pages per topic—snippets of information covering the geotechnical engin...

Principles of Reinforced Concrete Design

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Mete A. Sozen, Toshikatsu Ichinose, Santiago Pujol
July 14, 2014

Encouraging creative uses of reinforced concrete, Principles of Reinforced Concrete Design draws a clear distinction between fundamentals and professional consensus. This text presents a mixture of fundamentals along with practical methods. It provides the fundamental concepts required for designing...

Low Energy Low Carbon Architecture: Recent Advances & Future Directions

Khaled Al-Sallal
September 01, 2015

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...

Durability of Geosynthetics, Second Edition

John H. Greenwood, Hartmut F. Schroeder, Wim Voskamp
September 01, 2015

This book provides a state-of-the-art review of the life-limiting mechanisms of geosynthetics, the methods available to test and assess lifetime, and the means by which durability can be improved. It provides engineers with the information they need on the durability lifetime, bridging the...

Multiscale Physical Processes of Fine Sediment in an Estuary

Yuanyang Wan
September 01, 2015

Estuaries are natural highly dynamic and rapidly changing systems, comprising a complex combination of physical processes on many different time- and space- scales. The research conducted a systematic study on the topic of fine sediment physical processes in a meso-tidal convergent alluvial estuary...

Natural Headland Sand Bypassing: Towards Identifying and Modelling the Mechanisms and Processes

Mohd Shahrizal Bin Ab Razak
September 01, 2015

This study contributes to the understanding of the mechanisms and processes of sand bypassing in artificial and non-artificial coastal environments through a numerical modelling study. Sand bypassing processes in general is a relevant but poorly understood topic. This study attempts to link the...

Hydrological Drought Forecasting in Africa at Different Spatial and Temporal Scales

Patricia M. Trambauer Arechavaleta
September 01, 2015

Africa has been severely affected by droughts in the past, contributing to food insecure conditions in several African countries. In view of the (even more) severe drought conditions and water shortage that may be expected in sub-Saharan Africa in the coming years, efforts should focus on improving...

Structural Engineer's Pocket Book: Eurocodes, Third Edition

Fiona Cobb
August 27, 2015

Functions as a Day-to-Day Resource for Practicing Engineers… The hugely useful Structural Engineer’s Pocket Book is now overhauled and revised in line with the Eurocodes. It forms a comprehensive pocket reference guide for professional and student structural engineers, especially those taking the...

Energy Modeling and Computations in the Building Envelope

Alexander V. Dimitrov
August 27, 2015

Energy Modeling and Computations in the Building Envelope instills a deeper understanding of the energy interactions between buildings and the environment, based on the analysis of transfer processes operating in the building envelope components at the microscopic level. The author: Proposes a...

Safety and Reliability of Complex Engineered Systems: ESREL 2015

Luca Podofillini, Bruno Sudret, Bozidar Stojadinovic, Enrico Zio, Wolfgang Kröger
August 24, 2015

Safety and Reliability of Complex Engineered Systems contains the Proceedings of the 25th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2015, held 7-10 September 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. It includes about 570 papers accepted for presentation at the conference. These contributions focus on...

Ships and Offshore Structures XIX

Carlos Guedes Soares, Y. Garbatov
August 21, 2015

This three-volume work presents the proceedings from the 19th International Ship and Offshore Structures Congress held in Cascais, Portugal on 7th to 10th September 2015. The International Ship and Offshore Structures Congress (ISSC) is a forum for the exchange of information by experts undertaking...

Green Structures: Energy Efficient Buildings

Satyajit Ghosh, Abhinav Dhaka
August 20, 2015

The world is beginning to feel the crunch of depleting conventional energy sources and these desperate times call for exploring newer vistas in terms of alternative sources of energy. The construction sector is expected to require a major overhaul involving strategic advancements in the utilization...

Advanced Marine Structures

Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
August 18, 2015

  Due in part to a growing demand for offshore oil and gas exploration, the development of marine structures that initially started onshore is now moving into deeper offshore areas. Designers are discovering a need to revisit basic concepts as they anticipate the response behavior of marine...

Hydraulicians in the USA 1800-2000: A Biographical Dictionary of Leaders in Hydraulic Engineering and Fluid Mechanics

Willi H. Hager
August 17, 2015

This book provides 1-page short biographies of scientists and engineers having worked in the areas of hydraulic engineering and fluid dynamics in the USA. On each page, a notable individual is highlighted by: (1) Exact dates and locations of birth and death; (2) Educational and...

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