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Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete: A World Review

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Ian Sims, Alan B. Poole
July 13, 2017

Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete: A World Review is unique in providing authoritative and up to date expert information on the causes and effects of Alkali-Aggregate Reaction (AAR) in concrete structures worldwide. In 1992 a first edition entitled The Alkali-Silica Reaction in Concrete, edited...

Constructability: A Tool for Project Management

Sharmin Khan
August 14, 2018

This book focuses on Constructability, a project management tool and its effectiveness in promotion of sustainable development and architecture. Constructability concentrates on the optimum use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, engineering, procurement and field operations to...

Site Investigation using Resistivity Imaging

Sahadat Hossain, Golam Kibria, Sadik Khan
August 10, 2018

Subsurface investigation is the most important phase of any civil engineering construction or development activities. The geologic conditions can be extremely complex, variable, and subject to change with time; soil test borings and in-situ tests are employed to obtain subsoil information....

Surface and Underground Excavations: Methods, Techniques and Equipment

Ratan Raj Tatiya
August 10, 2018

Surface and Underground Excavations – Methods, Techniques and Equipment (2nd edition) covers the latest technologies and developments in the excavation arena at any locale: surface or underground. In the first few chapters, unit operations are discussed and subsequently, excavation techniques are...

Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis

Praveen Nagarajan
August 06, 2018

This book deals with matrix methods of structural analysis for linearly elastic framed structures. It starts with background of matrix analysis of structures followed by procedure to develop force-displacement relation for a given structure using flexibility and stiffness coefficients. The...

Concrete in Extreme Environments

John Bull, Ziangming Zhou
July 30, 2018

Contemporary events have shown that buildings designed to modern day codes need to be able to resist accidental extreme actions such as impact, explosions, weather, chemical and seismic events. This is one of the reasons for the present reviewing of the Eurocodes used to design concrete structures....

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...

Handbook - Soil mix walls: Design and execution

Nicolas Denies, Noël Huybrechts
July 13, 2018

For several decades now, the deep mixing method has been used for ground improvement works. A more recent application is the use of soil mix as structural elements for the construction of earth-water retaining structures and cut-off walls. Since 2000, due to the economic and environmental...

Building Knowledge, Constructing Histories: Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Construction History (6ICCH 2018), July 9-13, 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Ine Wouters, Stephanie van de Voorde, Inge Bertels, Bernard Espion, Krista de Jonge, Denis Zastavni
July 04, 2018

Building Knowledge, Constructing Histories brings together the papers presented at the Sixth International Congress on Construction History (6ICCH, Brussels, Belgium, 9-13 July 2018). The contributions present the latest research in the field of construction history, covering themes such as:-...

Building Knowledge, Constructing Histories, Volume 1: Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Construction History (6ICCH 2018), July 9-13, 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Ine Wouters, Stephanie van de Voorde, Inge Bertels, Bernard Espion, Krista de Jonge, Denis Zastavni
July 04, 2018

Building Knowledge, Constructing Histories brings together the papers presented at the Sixth International Congress on Construction History (6ICCH, Brussels, Belgium, 9-13 July 2018). The contributions present the latest research in the field of construction history, covering themes such as:-...

Building Knowledge, Constructing Histories, volume 2: Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Construction History (6ICCH 2018), July 9-13, 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Ine Wouters, Stephanie van de Voorde, Inge Bertels, Bernard Espion, Krista de Jonge, Denis Zastavni
July 04, 2018

Building Knowledge, Constructing Histories brings together the papers presented at the Sixth International Congress on Construction History (6ICCH, Brussels, Belgium, 9-13 July 2018). The contributions present the latest research in the field of construction history, covering themes such as:-...

Maintenance, Safety, Risk, Management and Life-Cycle Performance of Bridges: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2018), 9-13 July 2018, Melbourne, Australia

Nigel Powers, Dan M. Frangopol, Riadh Al-Mahaidi, Colin Caprani
June 19, 2018

Maintenance, Safety, Risk, Management and Life-Cycle Performance of Bridges contains lectures and papers presented at the Ninth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2018), held in Melbourne, Australia, 9-13 July 2018. This volume consists of a book of...

Cement Production Technology: Principles and Practice

Anjan Kumar Chatterjee
May 08, 2018

This multidisciplinary title on cement production technology covers the entire process spectrum of cement production, starting from extraction and winning of natural raw materials to the finished products including the environmental impacts and research trends....

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