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Bridge Engineering Handbook, Five Volume Set, Second Edition


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


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


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


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...

Energy Modeling and Computations in the Building Envelope

Alexander V. Dimitrov
August 26, 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...

Inspection, Evaluation and Maintenance of Suspension Bridges

Sreenivas Alampalli, William J. Moreau
August 14, 2015

Guidance on Protecting and Extending the Life of Suspension Bridges Suspension bridges are graceful, aesthetic, and iconic structures. Due to their attractiveness and visibility, they are well-known symbols of major cities and countries in the world. They are also an essential form of...

Advances in Responsible Land Administration

Jaap Zevenbergen, Walter de Vries, Rohan Mark Bennett
August 14, 2015

Advances in Responsible Land Administration challenges conventional forms of land administration by introducing alternative approaches and provides the basis for a new land administration theory. A compilation of observations about responsible land administration in East Africa, it focuses on a new...

Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 53

R.N. Hughes, D.J. Hughes, I. P. Smith, A.C. Dale
August 05, 2015

Ever-increasing interest in oceanography and marine biology and their relevance to global environmental issues create a demand for authoritative reviews summarizing the results of recent research. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review has catered to this demand since its founding by the...

Urban Development for the 21st Century: Managing Resources and Creating Infrastructure

Kimberly Etingoff
July 29, 2015

Urban planners around the world are increasingly concerned with creating and maintaining cities that are healthy for both the environment and for individuals. Cities are at the forefront of the trend toward sustainable living, since they are the site of concentrated population, resource use, and...

Prestressed Concrete-Lined Pressure Tunnels: Towards Improved Safety and Economical Design

T.D.Y.F. Simanjuntak
July 28, 2015

Hydropower can be a source of sustainable energy, provided environmental considerations are taken into account and economic aspects of hydropower design are appropriately addressed. Using concrete-lined pressure tunnels instead of steel pipes may be economically attractive but may also have...

Bituminous Mixtures and Pavements VI

A. Nikolaides
July 28, 2015

Bituminous Mixtures and Pavements contains 113 accepted papers from the 6th International Conference ‘Bituminous Mixtures and Pavements’ (6th ICONFBMP, Thessaloniki, Greece, 10-12 June 2015). The 6th ICONFBMP is organized every four years by the Highway Engineering Laboratory of the Aristotle...