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Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete: A World Review


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...

Shallow Foundations and Soil Constitutive Laws

Swami Saran
December 13, 2017

The book offers a systematic analysis of footings (i.e. shallow foundations) in a realistic way, using constitutive relationships of the soil. The aim of the book is to deal with the theme holistically, involving the determination of the constitutive law of the soil, and then proportioning the...

Highway Engineering: Pavements, Materials and Control of Quality

Athanassios Nikolaides
November 01, 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...

Steel-Reinforced Concrete Structures: Assessment and Repair of Corrosion, Second Edition

Mohamed Abdallah El-Reedy
November 01, 2017

This book examines the corrosion of reinforced concrete from a practical point of view, highlights protective design and repair procedures, and presents ongoing maintenance protocols. Updated throughout, this new edition adds additional information on concrete repair using Carbon Fiber Reinforced...

Sound Insulation in Buildings

Jens Holger Rindel
October 31, 2017

The book explains sound insulation in buildings at a level suitable for both graduate students and expert consultants. Theoretical models are set out for sound transmission in buildings, with an emphasis on thick and heavy constructions. Thus, the description is not restrained by the common...

Building Systems in Interior Design

Sam Hurt
October 27, 2017

Building Systems in Interior Design takes an entirely new approach to teaching this essential topic for Architects, Designers and Building Engineers. Written to prepare students for the real world and packed with practical examples, the book will foster an understanding of specific issues that are...

Contractor Health and Safety Compliance for Small to Medium-Sized Construction Companies

Zakari Mustapha, Clinton Aigbavboa, Wellington Thwala
October 24, 2017

This book explores the formation of small and medium-sized construction company's (SME) compliance with health and safety issues in developing countries. Little has been written about the formation of SME contractors' health and safety compliance for developing countries, especially, in the...

Quality Management in Construction Projects, Second Edition

Abdul Razzak Rumane
October 13, 2017

The first edition published in 2010. The response was encouraging and many people appreciated a book that was dedicated to quality management in construction projects. Since it published, ISO 9000: 2008 has been revised and ISO 9000: 2015 has published. The new edition will focus on risk-based...

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...