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Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete: A World Review


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 ...

Pavement Engineering: Principles and Practice, Third Edition

Rajib B. Mallick, Tahar El-Korchi
October 12, 2017

Pavement Engineering will cover the entire range of pavement construction, from soil preparation to structural design and life-cycle costing and analysis. It will link the concepts of mix and structural design, while also placing emphasis on pavement evaluation and rehabilitation techniques....

Analysis of Pavement Structures

Animesh Das
October 12, 2017

Predict or Explain the Pavement Response to Load: Understand the Physical Governing Principles Analysis of Pavement Structures brings together current research and existing knowledge on the analysis and design of pavements. This book provides a platform for the readers to understand the basic...

Nondestructive Techniques for the Assessment and Preservation of Historic Structures

Luisa Maria da Silva Gonçalves, Hugo Rodrigues, Florindo Gaspar
October 02, 2017

New technologies play an increasingly important role in the analysis, monitoring, restoration, and preservation of historic structures. These technological systems continue to get more advanced and complex, for example: 3D digital construction and documentation programming, 3D imaging data (...

Structural Analysis: A Unified Classical and Matrix Approach, Seventh Edition

Amin Ghali, Adam Neville
September 28, 2017

This comprehensive textbook combines classical and matrix-based methods of structural analysis and develops them concurrently. It is widely used by civil and structural engineering lecturers and students because of its clear and thorough style and content. The text is used for undergraduate and...

Structural Concrete: Strut-and-Tie Models for Unified Design

Salah El-Metwally, Wai-Fah Chen
September 27, 2017

This book examines the application of strut-and-tie models (STM) for the design of structural concrete. It presents state-of-the-art information, from fundamental theories to practical engineering applications, and also provides innovative solutions for many design problems that are not...

Construction Quality Management: Principles and Practice

Tim Howarth, David Greenwood
September 21, 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...

Geomechanics of Marine Anchors

Charles Aubeny
September 19, 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...

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...

Vernacular and Earthen Architecture: Conservation and Sustainability: Proceedings of SosTierra 2017 (Valencia, Spain, 14-16 September 2017)

Camilla Mileto, Fernando Vegas López-Manzanares, Lidia García-Soriano, Valentina Cristini
August 25, 2017

Vernacular architecture in general and earthen architecture in particular, with their rich variety of forms worldwide, are custodians of the material culture and identity of the peoples who built them. In addition, they are widely recognized as ancestral examples of sustainability in all their...

Asset Management of Bridges: Proceedings of the 9th New York Bridge Conference, August 21-22, 2017, New York City, USA

Khaled M Mahmoud
August 15, 2017

Maintaining bridges in good condition has extended service life and proven to be more cost effective than allowing degradation to advance, necessitating costlier bridge rehabilitation or replacement projects. Preventive maintenance is therefore an important tool to retard deterioration and sustain...

Textile Reinforced Concrete

Alva Peled, Arnon Bentur, Barzin Mobasher
August 09, 2017

Textile reinforced concrete (TRC) has emerged in recent years as an attractive new high performance cement-based composite. Textiles can significantly improve the mechanical behavior of cement matrices under static and dynamic conditions, and give superior tensile strength, toughness, ductility,...

Low-Volume Road Engineering: Design, Construction, and Maintenance

Robert A. Douglas
July 26, 2017

"Everything that sustains us – grown, mined, or drilled – begins its journey to us on a low-volume road (Long)." Defined as roads with traffic volumes of no more than 400 vehicles per day, they have enormous impacts on economies, communication, and social interaction. Low-volume roads comprise, at...