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Life Cycle Costing for Engineers

B.S. Dhillon
March 29, 2017

Cradle-to-grave analyses are becoming the norm, as an increasing amount of corporations and government agencies are basing their procurement decisions not only on initial costs but also on life cycle costs. And while life cycle costing has been covered in journals and conference proceedings, few,...

Multihazard Considerations in Civil Infrastructure

Mohammed M. Ettouney, Sreenivas Alampalli
December 06, 2016

This book explains and presents the need for Multihazard Consideration (MH) in the management of civil infrastructure, what constitutes MH, and how to address MH in design and analysis. A generalized theory of MH will serve as the basis of the objective treatment of this volume. Use of MH in...

Minerals and Coal Process Calculations

D.V. Subba Rao
December 05, 2016

The aim of process calculations is to evaluate the performance of minerals and coal processing operations in terms of efficiency of the operation, grade of the final products and recovery of the required constituents. To meet these requirements, in-depth detailed calculations are illustrated in...

Risk Management in Civil Infrastructure

Mohammed M. Ettouney, Sreenivas Alampalli
December 01, 2016

This book presents several original theories for risk, including Theory of Risk Monitoring, and Theory of Risk Acceptance, in addition to several analytical models for computing relative and absolute risk. The book discusses risk limit, states of risk, and the emerging concept of risk monitoring....

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...

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...

Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2017

October 03, 2016

A general upgrade, with good external works site cost models, strong on composite items and more measured works. Now in its 36th edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2017 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It...

Hydrology and Water Resource Systems Analysis

Maria A. Mimikou, Evangelos A. Baltas, Vassilios A. Tsihrintzis
July 18, 2016

Hydrology and water resources analysis can be looked at together, but this is the only book which presents the relevant material and which bridges the gap between scientific processes and applications in one text. New methods and programs for solving hydrological problems are outlined in a concise...

Life Cycle Costing: For the Analysis, Management and Maintenance of Civil Engineering Infrastructure

John W. Bull
June 10, 2015

The key areas of life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) and whole life costing (WLC) are exemplified in this volume with accounts of their application to housing stock, a community hydroelectric power system, various aspects of highway infrastructure, and corrosion protective coatings. Sustainable...

Spon's Asia Pacific Construction Costs Handbook, Fifth Edition

April 29, 2015

Highlights the Economies and Construction Industries of the Asia-Pacific Region   Spon’s Asia-Pacific Construction Costs Handbook: Fifth Edition provides overarching construction cost data for 16 countries:   • Brunei • Cambodia • China • Hong Kong • India • Indonesia • Japan • Malaysia • Myanmar...

Infrastructure Investment: An Engineering Perspective

David G. Carmichael
October 29, 2014

Established Deterministic Investment Appraisal versus Uncertainty in Investment When it comes to investing in an infrastructure project, the conventional approach is to evaluate risk through a deterministic approach. Infrastructure Investment: An Engineering Perspective, however, takes on...

Maintenance and Safety of Aging Infrastructure: Structures and Infrastructures Book Series, Vol. 10

Dan Frangopol, Yiannis Tsompanakis
October 23, 2014

This book presents the latest research findings in the field of maintenance and safety of aging infrastructure. The invited contributions provide an overview of the use of advanced computational and/or experimental techniques in damage and vulnerability assessment as well as maintenance and...