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Urban Remote Sensing, Second Edition

Qihao Weng, Dale Quattrochi, Paolo E. Gamba
March 05, 2018

Earth observation technology, in conjunction with in situ data collection, can be used to observe, monitor, measure, and model many of the components that comprise urban ecosystems cycles. Over the past decade, urban remote sensing has rapidly emerged as a new frontier in the Earth observation...

Leading and Managing Professional Services Firms in the Infrastructure Sector

Tim Ellis
February 19, 2018

Professional services firms play a vital role in the social, environmental and economic well-being of any economy. This book considers the key skills and elements required to successfully lead and manage a professional services firm operating in the infrastructure sector. Public- and private-sector...

Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer: Inexpensive Demonstrations and Laboratory Exercises

William Roy Penney, Edgar C. Clausen
February 12, 2018

This practical book provides instruction on how to conduct several "hands-on" experiments for laboratory demonstration in the teaching of heat transfer and fluid dynamics. It is an ideal resource for chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and engineering technology professors and instructors...

Effective Stress and Equilibrium Equation for Soil Mechanics

Longtan Shao, Xiaoxia Guo, Shiyi Liu, Guofeng Zheng
December 22, 2017

The concept of effective stress and the effective stress equation is fundamental for establishing the theory of strength and the relationship of stress and strain in soil mechanics and poromechanics. However, up till now, the physical meaning of effective stress has not been explained clearly, and...

Planning and Design of Engineering Systems, Third Edition

Graeme Dandy, Trevor Daniell, Bernadette Foley, Robert Warner
December 14, 2017

This newly updated book offers a comprehensive introduction to the scope and nature of engineering work, taking a rigorous but common sense approach to the solution of engineering problems. The text follows the planning, modelling and design phases of engineering projects through to implementation...

Hydraulic Engineering V: Proceedings of the 5th International Technical Conference on Hydraulic Engineering (CHE V), December 15-17, 2017, Shanghai, PR China

Guojun Hong, Gongxun Liu, Liquan Xie
December 12, 2017

Hydraulic research is developing beyond traditional civil engineering to satisfy increasing demands in natural hazards, structural safety assessment and environmental research. Hydraulic Engineering V contains 40 technical papers from the 5th International Technical Conference on Hydraulic...

Tubular Structures XVI: Proceedings of the 16th International Symposium for Tubular Structures (ISTS 2017, 4-6 December 2017, Melbourne, Australia)

Amin Heidarpour, Xiao-Ling Zhao
November 13, 2017

Tubular Structures XVI contains the latest scientific and engineering developments in the field of tubular steel structures, as presented at the 16th International Symposium on Tubular Structures (ISTS16, Melbourne, Australia, 4-6 December 2017). The International Symposium on Tubular Structures (...

Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete: Principles, Production, Properties and Applications

Peter J.M. Bartos
August 22, 2017

Glassfibre reinforced concrete (GRC) is the most complex material widely used in current construction practice. It is an unusual composite, in which both the matrix and the reinforcement themselves are composites. This book provides guidance on the properties, its specification, testing and the...

Innovation and Application of Engineering Technology: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Engineering Technology and Application (ISETA 2017), May 25-28, 2017, Montreal, Canada

Avon Pekano Oscar, Wenxue Chen, Shuren Wang
August 08, 2017

Innovation and Application of Engineering Technology contains the proceeding of International Symposium of Engineering Technology and Application Convocation (ISETA 2017, 25-28 May 2017, Montreal, Canada). The Symposium provided an international forum for discussion and communication of engineering...

Highway Engineering: Pavements, Materials and Control of Quality

Athanassios Nikolaides
July 26, 2017

An International Textbook, from A to Z Highway Engineering: Pavements, Materials and Control of Quality covers the basic principles of pavement management, highlights recent advancements, and details the latest industry standards and techniques in the global market. Utilizing the author’s more...

Drilling and Completion in Petroleum Engineering: Theory and Numerical Applications

Xinpu Shen, Mao Bai, William Standifird
June 29, 2017

Modern petroleum and petrotechnical engineering is increasingly challenging due to the inherently scarce and decreasing number of global petroleum resources. Exploiting these resources efficiently will require researchers, scientists, engineers and other practitioners to develop innovative...

Labyrinth and Piano Key Weirs

Sébastien Erpicum, Frédéric Laugier, Jean-Louis Boillat, Michel Pirotton, Bernard Reverchon, Anton J. Schleiss
June 28, 2017

Labyrinth spillways are almost as old as dam engineering. In spite of the fact that they appear as a very good technical-economical compromise, only 0.1% of large dams are equipped with such weirs. The main reason for this is that traditional labyrinth weirs usually cannot be installed on top of...