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High-Speed Rail in Poland: Advances and Perspectives

Andrzej Zurkowski
July 24, 2018

The Railway Research Institute (Instytut Kolejnictwa) in Warsaw was established in 1951 and was, until 2000, part of the Polish State Railways (PKP). At pre-sent, it serves as an independent entity, it is subordinated to the minister responsible for transport. Since its inception, the Institute has...

Flood Control and Drainage Engineering

S.N. Ghosh
June 28, 2018

Primarily written as course material on flood control and drainage engineering for advanced students of civil engineering, this new fourth edition is again thoroughly revised. It accommodates recent developments in remote sensing, information technology and GIS technology. New added material deals...

Twenty-Sixth International Congress on Large Dams / Vingt-Sixième Congrès International des Grands Barrages: 4th - 6th July 2018, Vienna, Austria

CIGB ICOLD
June 19, 2018

The International Committee on Large Dams (ICOLD) held its 26th International Congress in Vienna, Austria (1-7 July 2018). The proceedings of the congress focus on four main questions: 1. Reservoir sedimentation and sustainable development; 2. Safety and risk analysis; 3. Geology and dams, and 4....

Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World: Proceedings of ESREL 2018, June 17-21, 2018, Trondheim, Norway

Stein Haugen, Anne Barros, Coen van Gulijk, Trond Kongsvik, Jan Erik Vinnem
June 18, 2018

Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World collects the papers presented at the 28th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2018 in Trondheim, Norway, June 17-21, 2018. The contributions cover a wide range of methodologies and application areas for safety and...

Marine Design XIII: Proceedings of the 13th International Marine Design Conference (IMDC 2018), June 10-14, 2018, Helsinki, Finland

Pentti Kujala, Liangliang Lu
June 11, 2018

Marine Design XIII collects the contributions to the 13th International Marine Design Conference (IMDC 2018, Espoo, Finland, 10-14 June 2018). The aim of this IMDC series of conferences is to promote all aspects of marine design as an engineering discipline. The focus is on key design challenges...

Marine Design XIII, Volume 1: Proceedings of the 13th International Marine Design Conference (IMDC 2018), June 10-14, 2018, Helsinki, Finland

Pentti Kujala, Liangliang Lu
June 11, 2018

This is volume 1 of a 2-volume set. Marine Design XIII collects the contributions to the 13th International Marine Design Conference (IMDC 2018, Espoo, Finland, 10-14 June 2018). The aim of this IMDC series of conferences is to promote all aspects of marine design as an engineering discipline. The...

Marine Design XIII, Volume 2: Proceedings of the 13th International Marine Design Conference (IMDC 2018), June 10-14, 2018, Helsinki, Finland

Pentti Kujala, Liangliang Lu
June 11, 2018

This is volume 2 of a 2-volume set. Marine Design XIII collects the contributions to the 13th International Marine Design Conference (IMDC 2018, Espoo, Finland, 10-14 June 2018). The aim of this IMDC series of conferences is to promote all aspects of marine design as an engineering discipline....

The Streetwise Subbie, 4th Edition

Barry J Ashmore
May 10, 2018

Very few books explore the problems which are particular to the relationship between Specialist Contractors and the Main Contractor, or Clients with whom they are in contract. Fewer still provide solutions in such a down to earth no-nonsense way as The Streetwise Subbie does. The Streetwise Subbie...

Urban Remote Sensing

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...

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