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Rock Quality, Seismic Velocity, Attenuation and Anisotropy

1st Edition

Nick Barton
November 03, 2006

Seismic measurements take many forms, and appear to have a universal role in the Earth Sciences. They are the means for most easily and economically interpreting what lies beneath the visible surface. There are huge economic rewards and losses to be made when interpreting the shallow crust or...

Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Two Volume Set: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, 6th ICPMG '06, Hong Kong, 4 - 6 August 2006

1st Edition

C.W.W. Ng, Y.H. Wang, L.M. Zhang
July 20, 2006

An excellent source of reference on the current practice of physical modelling in geotechnics and environmental engineering. Volume One concentrates on physical modelling facilities and experimental techniques, soil characterisation, slopes, dams, liquefaction, ground improvement and reinforcement,...

Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas: STESSA 2006, 5th International Conference on Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas

1st Edition

Federico Mazzolani, Akira Wada
July 20, 2006

Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas is a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the field of seismic resistant steel structures. It comprises a collection of papers presented at the fifth International Specialty Conference STESSA 2006, held in Yokohama, Japan, in August...

Earthquake Prediction

1st Edition

Saumitra Mukherjee
April 11, 2006

Earthquake Prediction is the ultimate goal for geoscientists. This volume presents the latest ideas of the ever fascinating and challenging research of earthquake prediction. Sunspot activity and Coronal mass ejection are considered to be influential phenomena in affecting both the electric as...

Structural Health Monitoring and Intelligent Infrastructure, Two Volume Set: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Nov. 16-18, 2005, Shenzhen, China

1st Edition

Jinping Ou, Hui Li, Zhongdong Duan
November 03, 2005

SHMII-2’2005 provided international scientists, engineers, enterprisers and young researchers with a forum for  exchange about recent advances,  potential international cooperation and multi-disciplinary activities. Ideas were pooled about the state-of-the-art,...

Earthquake Engineering for Structural Design

1st Edition

W.F. Chen, E.M. Lui
November 02, 2005

Many important advances in designing earthquake-resistant structures have occurred over the last several years. Civil engineers need an authoritative source of information that reflects the issues that are unique to the field. Comprising chapters selected from the second edition of the best-selling...

Handbook of Structural Engineering

2nd Edition

W.F. Chen, E.M. Lui
February 28, 2005

Continuing the tradition of the best-selling Handbook of Structural Engineering, this second edition is a comprehensive reference to the broad spectrum of structural engineering, encapsulating the theoretical, practical, and computational aspects of the field. The authors address a myriad of topics...

The Lightweight Treated Soil Method: New Geomaterials for Soft Ground Engineering in Coastal Areas

1st Edition

Takashi Tsuchida, Kazuhiko Egashira
August 15, 2004

This is an in-depth practical examination of the newly developed Lightweight Treated Soil Method, based on the extensive research and experience of two leading recognized experts. Indispensable to geotechnical and construction engineers or to researchers and professionals interested in coastal...

Earthquake Engineering: From Engineering Seismology to Performance-Based Engineering

1st Edition

Yousef Bozorgnia, Vitelmo V. Bertero
May 11, 2004

This multi-contributor book provides comprehensive coverage of earthquake engineering problems, an overview of traditional methods, and the scientific background on recent developments. It discusses computer methods on structural analysis and provides access to the recent design methodologies and...

Natural Draught Cooling Towers: Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Natural Draught Cooling Towers, Istanbul, Turkey, 20-22 May 2004

1st Edition

I. Mungan, U. Wittek
April 15, 2004

The world's most experienced scientists and professionals working on cooling towers gathered at the 5th International Symposium on Natural Draught Cooling Towers to discuss the latest developments in this area and exchange knowledge and experiences. This book comprises 43 contributions on the...

Progress in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, Cape Town, South Africa, 5-7 July 2004

1st Edition

Alphose Zingoni
April 15, 2003

The Second International Conference on Structural Engineering Mechanics and Computation was held in Cape Town, South Africa in 2004. Its mission was 'To review and share the latest developments, and address the challenges that the present and the future pose'.This book contains its key findings...

Earthquake Engineering Handbook

1st Edition

Charles Scawthorn, Wai-Fah Chen
September 27, 2002

Earthquakes are nearly unique among natural phenomena - they affect virtually everything within a region, from massive buildings and bridges, down to the furnishings within a home. Successful earthquake engineering therefore requires a broad background in subjects, ranging from the geologic causes...