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Leading and Managing Professional Services Firms in the Infrastructure Sector

Tim Ellis
February 19, 2018

Professional services firms play a vital role in the social, environmental and economic well-being of any economy. This book considers the key skills and elements required to successfully lead and manage a professional services firm operating in the infrastructure sector. Public- and private-sector...

Innovative Built Heritage Models: Edited contributions to the International Conference on Innovative Built Heritage Models and Preventive Systems (CHANGES 2017), February 6-8, 2017, Leuven, Belgium

Koenraad van Balen, Aziliz Vandesande
January 25, 2018

Several international and European institutions have given increasing importance to sustainable approaches to our existing building stock and the role of built heritage in this process. At the same time, preventive and planned conservation of built heritage has been increasingly recognised by...

River Water Quality Monitoring

Larry W. Canter
December 14, 2017

The purpose of this book is to present practical information on the planning and conduction of river water quality monitoring studies....

Petroleum Spills in the Marine Environment: The Chemistry and Formation of Water-In-Oil Emulsions and Tar Balls

James R. Payne
December 13, 2017

This book covers research completed between 1981 and May 1985 and includes: reviews of recent studies, sitings and investigations at spills-of-opportunity as well as results of recent arctic and sub-Arctic oil weathering experiments and observations on the behavior of crude oil in the presence of...

Engineering Risk and Hazard Assessment: Volume I

Abraham Kandel
November 29, 2017

The volumes deal with the newly emerging field of �Risk and Hazard Assessment� and its application to science and engineering. These volumes deal with issues such as short-and long-term hazards, setting priorities in safety, fault analysis for process plants, hazard identification and safety...

Advanced Analysis of Steel Frames: Theory, Software, and Applications

W.F. Chen
November 29, 2017

The development of the limit state approach to design in recent years has focused particular attention on two basic requirements: accurate information regarding the behavior of structures throughout the entire range of loading up to the ultimate strength, and simple practical procedures to enable...

Engineering Risk and Hazard Assessment: Volume II

Abraham Kandel
November 29, 2017

The volumes deal with the newly emerging field of �Risk and Hazard Assessment� and its application to science and engineering. These volumes deal with issues such as short-and long-term hazards, setting priorities in safety, fault analysis for process plants, hazard identification and safety...

Relative Permeability Of Petroleum Reservoirs

M.M. Honarpour
November 29, 2017

This book enables petroleum reservoir engineers to predict the flow of fluids within a hydrocarbon deposit. Laboratory techniques are described for both steady-state and unsteady state measurements, and the calculation of relative permeability from field data is illustrated. A discussion of...

Handbook of Environmental Control: Cumulative Series Index for Volumes I-V

Richard G Bond
November 29, 2017

This volume which carries the designation �Cumulative Series Index,� is the master key to the first five volumes of the CRC Handbook of Environmental Control. It represents a reasonable effective solution of an inherent problem in the reference information field....

Revising Green Infrastructure: Concepts Between Nature and Design

Daniel Czechowski, Thomas Hauck, Georg Hausladen
October 27, 2017

Consider this … How do we handle the convergence of landscape architecture, ecological planning, and civil engineering? What are convenient terms and metaphors to communicate the interplay between design and ecology? What are suitable scientific theories and technological means? What...

Shell Structures: Theory and Applications Volume 4: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference "Shell Structures: Theory and Applications, (SSTA 2017), October 11-13, 2017, Gdansk, Poland

Wojciech Pietraszkiewicz, Wojciech Witkowski
September 25, 2017

Shells are basic structural elements of modern technology and everyday life. Examples of shell structures in technology include automobile bodies, water and oil tanks, pipelines, silos, wind turbine towers, and nanotubes. Nature is full of living shells such as leaves of trees, blooming flowers,...

Applications of Fire Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference of Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (ASFE 2017), September 7-8, 2017, Manchester, United Kingdom

Martin Gillie, Yong Wang
September 05, 2017

This book holds the proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (ASFE 2017), held on September 7-8, 2017, in Manchester, UK. The ASFE’17 conference will be the next in a series (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015) of successful conferences that aim to bring together experts and...

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