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Understanding and Using Structural Concepts, Second Edition

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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...

Shallow Foundations: Bearing Capacity and Settlement, Third Edition

Braja M. Das
January 31, 2017

Following the popularity of the previous edition, Shallow Foundations: Bearing Capacity and Settlement, Third Edition, covers all the latest developments and approaches to shallow foundation engineering. In response to the high demand, it provides updated data and revised theories on the ultimate...

Building-Integrated Solar Energy Systems

Robert E. Parkin
December 29, 2016

This book presents techniques for building and optimizing structures with integrated solar energy systems. It describes active solar systems such as photovoltaics and parabolic concentrators as well as passive solar systems and covers optimal materials to use, daylighting, shading, solar blinds,...

Steel Structures: Practical Design Studies, Fourth Edition

Hassan Al Nageim
December 09, 2016

The fourth edition of this popular steel structures book contains references to both Eurocodes and British Standards. All the material has been updated where necessary, and new and revised worked examples are included. Sections on the meaning, the purpose and limits of structural design,...

Elementary Structural Analysis and Design of Buildings: A Guide for Practicing Engineers and Students

Dominick R. Pilla
December 01, 2016

This overview of the analysis and design of buildings runs from basic principles and elementary structural analysis to the selection of structural systems and materials, and on to foundations and retaining structures. It presents a variety of approaches and methodologies while featuring...

Precast Concrete Structures, Second Edition

Kim S. Elliott
November 22, 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...

Engineering Economics

J. K. Yates
November 22, 2016

This book provides a straightforward approach to explaining engineering economics that is appropriate for members of all of the major engineering disciplines. It includes real world engineering economic analysis examples, and provides the basic knowledge required for engineers to be able to perform...

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...

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...

eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction: ECPPM 2016: Proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling (ECPPM 2016), Limassol, Cyprus, 7-9 September 2016

Symeon Christodoulou, Raimar Scherer
September 21, 2016

eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction 2016 collects the papers presented at the 11th European Conference on Product & Process Modelling (ECPPM 2016, Cyprus, 7-9 September 2016), The contributions cover complementary thematic areas that hold great promise for the...

Civil Engineering Systems Analysis

Luis Amador-Jimenez
August 24, 2016

This textbook covers tools and applications in civil engineering systems. It begins by revising the mathematical and statistical background for the adequate formulation of civil engineering problems. Then it examines a series of topics required to understand infrastructure, facilities and...

Acoustic Absorbers and Diffusers, Third Edition: Theory, Design and Application

Trevor Cox, Peter D’Antonio
August 24, 2016

This definitive guide covers the design and application of absorbers and diffusers in acoustics. Surface diffusion is a relatively young subject area, and diffuser design, application and characterisation are often not well understood. Although there is greater knowledge of absorption, it is also...

Handbook of Construction Management: Scope, Schedule, and Cost Control

Abdul Razzak Rumane
August 23, 2016

The book is developed to provide significant information and guidelines to construction and project management professionals (owners, designers, consultants, construction managers, project managers, supervisors, contractors, builders, developers, and many others from the construction-related...

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