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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...

Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2020

34th Edition

AECOM
October 21, 2019

SPON'S CIVIL ENGINEERING AND HIGHWAY WORKS PRICE BOOK 2020 from AECOM gives costs for both general and civil engineering works and highway works. It provides a full breakdown of labour, plant and material elements, with labour rates updated. cost guidance is given at a number of levels, varying...

Modern Engineered Bamboo Structures: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Modern Bamboo Structures (ICBS 2018), June 25-27, 2018, Beijing, China

1st Edition

Y Xiao, Z Li, K.W. Liu
October 18, 2019

Fast-growing and local to some of the poorest communities in the tropics and subtropics, bamboo holds huge potential for climate change mitigation, innovative construction and job creation, but the material is rarely used for more than simple construction and household use. Modern Engineered...

Science and Mathematics for Engineering

6th Edition

John Bird
October 10, 2019

A practical introduction to the engineering science and mathematics required for engineering study and practice. Science and Mathematics for Engineering is an introductory textbook that assumes no prior background in engineering. This new edition covers the fundamental scientific knowledge that all...

Sustainable Buildings and Structures: Building a Sustainable Tomorrow: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference in Sutainable Buildings and Structures (ICSBS 2019), October 25-27, 2019, Suzhou, China

1st Edition

Konstantinos Papadikis, Chee S. Chin, Isaac Galobardes, Guobin Gong, Fangyu Guo
October 10, 2019

Sustainable Buildings and Structures: Building a Sustainable Tomorrow collects the contributions presented at the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Buildings and Structures (Suzhou, China, 25-27 October 2019). The papers aim at sharing the state-of-the-art on sustainable approaches to...

Condensed Isogeometric Analysis for Plate and Shell Structures

1st Edition

Buntara Gan
October 08, 2019

Condensed Isogeometric Analysis for Plates and Shell Structures proposes a novel technique for plate and shell governing equations based on isogeometric analysis, which condenses the dynamic equilibrium equation for plate and shell structures—suitable for reducing the computation cost of large...

Roadwork: Theory and Practice

6th Edition

Malcolm Copson, Peter Kendrick, Steve Beresford
October 03, 2019

Roadwork: Theory and Practice, now in its sixth edition, gives the essential information needed by every road worker, highway technician, incorporated, graduate or chartered engineer, not only by explaining the theory of road construction and its associated activities, but by illustrating its...

Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2020

51st Edition

AECOM
September 26, 2019

Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2020 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services engineering price book currently available, providing detailed pricing information across the full range of mechanical and electrical services, together with higher-level costs...

Intelligence, Creativity and Fantasy: Proceedings of the 5th International Multidisciplinary Congress (PHI 2019), October 7-9, 2019, Paris, France

1st Edition

Mário S. Ming Kong, Maria do Rosário Monteiro, Maria João Pereira Neto
September 24, 2019

The texts presented in Proportion Harmonies and Identities (PHI) - INTELLIGENCE, CREATIVITY AND FANTASY were compiled with the intent to establish a multidisciplinary platform for the presentation, interaction and dissemination of research. The aim is also to foster the awareness and discussion on...

Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2020

145th Edition

AECOM
September 18, 2019

SPON’S ARCHITECTS’ AND BUILDERS’ PRICE BOOK 2020, compiled by AECOM, still provides the most accurate, detailed and professionally relevant construction price information for the UK. Its unique Tender Index, updated through the year (2015 = 100), gives an ongoing reality check and allows you to...

Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2020

39th Edition

AECOM
September 18, 2019

Now in its 39th edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2020 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It covers all the items to be found in hard and soft landscape contracts, and forms an indispensable reference book for...

B.S.Patil’s Building and Engineering Contracts, 7th Edition

7th Edition

B.S. Patil, S.P. Woolhouse
September 17, 2019

From the standpoint of practising engineers, architects and contractors, the law of contract is the most important one and, from preparation of technical documents to its execution and in the determination of disputes, the engineer or architect must have relevant knowledge. This book acts as a...

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
September 17, 2019

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...

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