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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

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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...

Unmanned and Autonomous Ships: An Overview of MASS

1st Edition

R. Glenn Wright
March 27, 2020

Unmanned ships and autonomous ships are quickly becoming a reality, making shipping safer and more efficient. However, traditional tasks and functions are becoming blurred as new technology changes how the unique needs of different sectors are met. In addition to large vessels dedicated to the...

Fire Performance of Thin-Walled Steel Structures

1st Edition

Yong Wang, Mahen Mahendran, Ashkan Shahbazian
March 24, 2020

This book is an authoritative account of the latest developments in fire performance and fire resistant design of thin-walled steel structures. It provides a comprehensive review of recent research, including fire tests of thin-walled steel structural members and systems, numerical modelling of...

Nanotechnology in Cement-Based Construction

1st Edition

Antonella D'Alessandro, Annibale Luigi Materazzi, Filippo Ubertini
March 16, 2020

Many books on new smart materials are available, but specialized analysis of particular topics is still in high demand. This multiauthor book focuses on applying nanotechnology to cement-based materials to make numerous engineering applications possible. The addition of novel smart nanofillers...

Geotechnical Engineering for Environmental Engineers

1st Edition

Binod Tiwari, Jeff Kuo
March 15, 2020

This book will include simplified, yet comprehensive details of geotechnical engineering issues that are important to environmental engineers. It will explain how to analyze and interpret numerous practical geotechnical engineering problems. It will differ from other geotechnical engineering books...

Practical Concrete Mix Design

1st Edition

Avijit Chaubey
March 12, 2020

Practical Concrete Mix Design has been compiled to help readers understand the concrete mix design methodology, including formulas and tables involved in the pertinent steps. This book helps engineers understand the mix design procedure, through illuminating every possible explanation for each step...

Lean Construction: Core Concepts and New Frontiers

1st Edition

Patricia Tzortzopoulos, Mike Kagioglou, Lauri Koskela
March 10, 2020

This book collates the main research developments around Lean Construction over the past 25 years with contributions from many seminal authors in the field. It takes stock of developments since the publication of Koskela’s (1992) Application of the New Production Philosophy to Construction and, in...

Supplement to the Position Paper on Dams and the Environment

1st Edition

CIGB ICOLD
March 09, 2020

ICOLD Bulletin 159, Supplement to the Position Paper on Dams and the Environment, summarizes the role of dams in the future in the context of the global environmental changes which have become a significant issue in recent years. Global problems such as climate change have impacts on dam safety....

Mathematical Modeling of Concrete Mixture Proportioning

1st Edition

Ganesh Babu Kodeboyina
March 03, 2020

The primary aim of this book is to put together an understanding of the appropriate principles of ensuring performance and sustainability of concrete. Broadly subdivided into three parts, first part contains the fundamental aspects introducing the constituent materials, the concepts of concrete...

Steel Design and Construction

1st Edition

Souhail Elhouar
March 01, 2020

This textbook will help students and professionals gain a working knowledge of the design processes that must be followed for the design of structural steel systems, understand the behavior of structural steel structures and components and the basic design concepts used in their design....

Flow Transition Design in Hydraulic Structures

1st Edition

S.K. Mazumder
February 28, 2020

Transitions are provided in hydraulic structures for economy and efficiency. This book covers all types of flow transitions: sub-critical to sub-critical, sub-critical to super critical, super-critical to sub-critical with hydraulic jump, and super-critical to super-critical transitions. It begins...

Structural Analysis of Multi-Storey Buildings

2nd Edition

Karoly A. Zalka
February 28, 2020

The structural analysis of multi-storey buildings can be carried out using discrete (computer-based) models or creating continuum models that lead to much simpler albeit normally approximate results. The book relies on the second approach and presents the theoretical background and the governing...

Structural Restoration of Masonry Monuments: Arches, Domes and Walls

1st Edition

George G. Penelis, Gregory G. Penelis
February 14, 2020

Historic structures need to be restored in line with international guidance and charters developed by architects and archaeologists, but technical understanding of structural engineering and materials is crucial, particularly with respect to response to earthquake loading. This guide to structural...

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