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Geometric Design of Roads Handbook


Keith M. Wolhuter
April 29, 2015

Explore the Art and Science of Geometric Design The Geometric Design of Roads Handbook covers the design of the visible elements of the road—its horizontal and vertical alignments, the cross-section, intersections, and interchanges. Good practice allows the smooth and safe flow of traffic as well...

Tall Building Design: Steel, Concrete, and Composite Systems


Bungale S. Taranath
July 14, 2016

Addresses the Question Frequently Proposed to the Designer by Architects: "Can We Do This? Offering guidance on how to use code-based procedures while at the same time providing an understanding of why provisions are necessary, Tall Building Design: Steel, Concrete, and Composite Systems methodical...

Practical Rock Mechanics


Steve Hencher
September 18, 2015

An Ideal Source for Geologists and Others with Little Background in Engineering or Mechanics Practical Rock Mechanics provides an introduction for graduate students as well as a reference guide for practicing engineering geologists and geotechnical engineers. The book considers fundamental geologic...

Wind Loading of Structures, Third Edition


John D. Holmes
January 27, 2015

A Definitive Up-to-Date Reference Wind forces from various types of extreme wind events continue to generate ever-increasing damage to buildings and other structures. Wind Loading of Structures, Third Edition fills an important gap as an information source for practicing and academic engineers alik...

Understanding and Using Structural Concepts, Second Edition


Tianjian Ji, Adrian J. Bell, Brian R. Ellis
December 22, 2015

Understanding and Using Structural Concepts, Second Edition provides numerous demonstrations using physical models and practical examples. A significant amount of material, not found in current textbooks, is included to enhance the understanding of structural concepts and stimulate interest in learn...

Advanced Materials and Techniques for Reinforced Concrete Structures, Second Edition


Mohamed Abdallah El-Reedy, Ph.D
November 24, 2015

Increase the Durability and Performance of Concrete during Its Lifetime While reinforced concrete is a durable material used for a wide range of construction projects in civil engineering, certain factors must be considered during its design, construction, and maintenance. This includes a variety of...

Post-Earthquake Fire Analysis in Urban Structures: Risk Management Strategies

Behrouz Behnam
October 20, 2016

Post-earthquake fire is one of the most complicated problems resulting from earthquakes and presents a serious risk to urban structures. Most standards and codes ignore the possibility of post-earthquake fire; thus it is not factored in when determining the ability of buildings to withstand load....

Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2017

October 18, 2016

‘An essential reference for everybody concerned with the calculation of costs of mechanical and electrical works.’ – Cost Engineer …riding with the UK construction industry. Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2017 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services...

Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2017

October 13, 2016

Tender prices performed strongly again in 2016, with a provisional rate increase of 10.3% versus a year earlier. SPON'S CIVIL ENGINEERING AND HIGHWAY WORKS PRICE BOOK 2017 from AECOM gives costs for both general and civil engineering works and highway works. It provides a full breakdown of labour,...

Progress in Renewable Energies Offshore: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore (RENEW2016), Lisbon, Portugal, 24-26 October 2016

C. Guedes Soares
October 13, 2016

Progress in Renewable Energies Offshore includes the papers presented in the 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore (RENEW2016, Lisbon, Portugal, 24-26 October 2016).  The scope of the book is broad, covering all aspects of renewable energies offshore activities such as...

Introduction to Environmental Geotechnology, Second Edition

Hsai-Yang Fang, Ronald C. Chaney
October 06, 2016

This new edition of a bestseller presents updated technology advances that have occurred since publication of the first edition. It increases the utility and scope of the content through numerous case studies and examples and an entirely new set of problems and solutions. The book also has an...

Precast Concrete Structures, Second Edition

Kim S. Elliott
October 05, 2016

This second edition of Precast Concrete Structures introduces the conceptual design ideas for the prefabrication of concrete structures and presents a number of worked examples of designs to Eurocode EC2, before going into the detail of the design, manufacture, and construction of precast concrete...

Eco-design of Buildings and Infrastructure

Bruno Peuportier, Fabien Leurent, Jean Roger-Estrade
October 05, 2016

The Chair on Ecodesign for buildings and infrastructures was created by ParisTech in partnership with VINCI with the aim of developing evaluation and simulation tools that integrate all ecodesign aspects (e.g. greenhouse gas emissions, impact on biodiversity, depletion of resources, etc.) and...

Scour and Erosion: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Scour and Erosion (Oxford, UK, 12-15 September 2016)

John Harris, Richard Whitehouse, Sarah Moxon
October 05, 2016

Scour and Erosion includes four keynote lectures from world leading researchers cutting across the themes of scour and erosion, together with 132 peer-reviewed papers from 34 countries, covering the principal themes of: - internal erosion- sediment transport- grain scale to continuum scale-...

Advanced Engineering and Technology III

Liquan Xie
October 05, 2016

Some recent essential ideas and advanced techniques have been presented to overcome the current engineering issues in the civil engineering, water science and environmental engineering and food engineering. Advanced Engineering and Technology III contains 35 technical papers from The 3rd Annual...

Life-Cycle of Engineering Systems: Emphasis on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure: Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2016), 16-19 October 2016, Delft, The Netherlands

Jaap Bakker, Dan M. Frangopol, Klaas van Breugel
October 04, 2016

This volume contains the papers presented at IALCCE2016, the fifth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE2016), to be held in Delft, The Netherlands, October 16-19, 2016. It consists of a book of extended abstracts and a DVD with full papers including the Fazlur R. Khan...

Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2017

October 03, 2016

A general upgrade, with good external works site cost models, strong on composite items and more measured works. Now in its 36th edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2017 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It...

Applied Strength of Materials, Sixth Edition

Robert Mott, Joseph A. Untener
September 27, 2016

Designed for a first course in strength of materials, Applied Strength of Materials has long been the bestseller for Engineering Technology programs because of its comprehensive coverage, and its emphasis on sound fundamentals, applications, and problem-solving techniques. The combination of clear...