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Fluvial Processes: 2nd Edition

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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 ...

Experimental Hydraulics: Methods, Instrumentation, Data Processing and Management, Two Volume Set

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Marian Muste, Jochen Aberle, David Admiraal, Robert Ettema, Marcelo H. Garcia, Dennis Lyn, Vladimir Nikora, Colin Rennie
September 14, 2017

This two-volume book is a comprehensive guide to designing, conducting and interpreting experiments in a broad range of topics associated with hydraulic engineering. It is the first substantial effort in hydraulic engineering to assemble in one place descriptions of all the components of experimenta...

Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete: A World Review

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Ian Sims, Alan B. Poole
July 13, 2017

This book is unique in providing authoritative up to date expert information on the causes and effects of alkali-aggregate reaction (AAR) in concrete structures. It has been compiled using expert contributions by acknowledged senior engineers and scientists from round the world. It has been divided ...

Discontinuous Deformation Analysis in Rock Mechanics Practice

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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

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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

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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...

Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2018

AECOM
September 20, 2017

The MEP sector continues to perform well within the overall construction market, with strong tender price inflation of 3-5% since last year’s edition.   Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2018 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services engineering price...

Progress(es), Theories and Practices: Proceedings of the 3rd International Multidisciplinary Congress on Proportion Harmonies Identities (PHI 2017), October 4-7, 2017, Bari, Italy

Mário S. Ming Kong, Maria do Rosário Monteiro, Maria João Pereira Neto
September 20, 2017

The texts presented in Proportion Harmonies and Identities (PHI) - Progress(es) - Theories and Practices were compiled with the intent to establish a platform for the presentation, interaction and dissemination of research. It aims also to foster the awareness of and discussion on the topics of...

Rock Slope Engineering: Civil Applications, Fifth Edition

Duncan C. Wyllie
September 15, 2017

Rock Slope Engineering covers the investigation, design, excavation and remediation of man-made rock cuts and natural slopes, primarily for civil engineering applications. It presents design information on structural geology, shear strength of rock and ground water, including weathered rock. Slope...

Experimental Hydraulics: Methods, Instrumentation, Data Processing and Management, Two Volume Set

Marian Muste, Jochen Aberle, David Admiraal, Robert Ettema, Marcelo H. Garcia, Dennis Lyn, Vladimir Nikora, Colin Rennie
September 14, 2017

This two-volume book is a comprehensive guide to designing, conducting and interpreting experiments in a broad range of topics associated with hydraulic engineering. It is the first substantial effort in hydraulic engineering to assemble in one place descriptions of all the components of...

Geomechanics of Marine Anchors

Charles Aubeny
September 14, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive guide for the analysis and design of anchor systems used for mooring offshore floating structures. Much of the experience is based on applications toward the offshore oil and gas industry, but the substantial potential for offshore renewable energy systems is...

Construction Quality Management: Principles and Practice

Tim Howarth, David Greenwood
September 14, 2017

Quality management is essential for facilitating the competitiveness of modern day commercial organisations. Excellence in quality management is a requisite for construction organisations who seek to remain competitive and successful. The challenges presented by competitive construction markets and...

Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2018

AECOM
September 14, 2017

Construction prices rose over the last year by 5%, according to AECOM’s tender price index, with construction price inflation continuing to run above the long-run average. The main drivers are rising input costs. Producer price indices have moved up at a clip in recent quarters, with sharp...

Flow Assurance Solids in Oil and Gas Production

Jon Steinar Gudmundsson
September 07, 2017

The precipitation and deposition of solids are major challenges in the production of oil and gas. Flow assurance solids are formed because of unavoidable changes in temperature, pressure and composition of the oil-gas-water flowstream, from reservoir conditions to processing conditions. The control...

Contractor Health and Safety Compliance for Small to Medium-Sized Construction Companies

Zakari Mustapha, Clinton Aigbavboa, Wellington Thwala
September 07, 2017

This book explores the formation of small and medium-sized construction company's (SME) compliance with health and safety issues in developing countries. Little has been written about the formation of SME contractors' health and safety compliance for developing countries, especially, in the...

Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems: Selected Papers from the International Workshop on Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems, Auckland, New Zealand, 21-22 November 2016

Nawawi Chouw, Rolando P. Orense, Tam Larkin
September 05, 2017

Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems presents invited papers presented at the international workshop (University of Auckland, New Zealand, 21-22 November 2016). This international workshop brought together outstanding work in earthquake engineering that embraces a holistic ...

Applications of Fire Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference of Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (ASFE 2017), September 7-8, 2017, Manchester, United Kingdom

Martin Gillie, Yong Wang
September 05, 2017

Applications of Structural Fire Engineering contains the papers presented at ASFE 2017 (Manchester, UK, 7-8 September 2017. The ASFE’17 conference is the next in a series (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015) of successful conferences that aim to bring together experts and specialists in design against fire...

Open Channel Hydraulics, River Hydraulic Structures and Fluvial Geomorphology: For Engineers, Geomorphologists and Physical Geographers

Artur Radecki-Pawlik, Stefano Pagliara, Jan Hradecky
September 01, 2017

This book presents practical hydraulic and river engineering research along with fluvial geomorphological concepts, and links the theoretical and practical knowledge of people working every day with rivers, streams, and hydraulic structures to fluvial geomorphology. Besides providing a guide for...

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