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Structural Restoration of Masonry Monuments: Arches, Domes and Walls

1st Edition

George G. Penelis, Gregory G. Penelis
February 14, 2020

Historic structures need to be restored in line with international guidance and charters developed by architects and archaeologists, but technical understanding of structural engineering and materials is crucial, particularly with respect to response to earthquake loading. This guide to structural...

Experimental and Theoretical Study of Strength and Stability of Soil

1st Edition

A.Z. Khasanov, Z.A. Khasanov
February 12, 2020

This work presents the experimental results of the strength of sands and clay soils in the following conditions: plane shear, triaxial stress state, with passive and active loading. The obtained experimental results are compared with existing theories of strength and the reasons for their...

Roller-Compacted Concrete Dams

1st Edition

CIGB ICOLD
January 27, 2020

ICOLD Bulletin 177 ‘Roller-Compacted Concrete Dams’ presents the state-of-the-art on roller-compacted concrete technology for dams, incorporating the advances of the RCC technology for dams over the last 15 years since the previous Bulletin on the topic was released in 2003. Hence, the present...

The Restoration of the Nativity Church in Bethlehem

1st Edition

Claudio Alessandri
January 21, 2020

This book is a summary of the main restoration works carried out at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem that commenced in September 2013. Work on roof wooden structures, wall and floor mosaics, internal plasters, wooden architraves and painted columns of the naves, external wall surfaces and...

Earthquake Engineering Handbook, Second Edition: Two Volume Set

2nd Edition

Charles Scawthorn, Wai-Fah Chen
January 01, 2020

This new edition includes new chapters on geology; architectural aspects; systems, network, and software applications, economic aspects and financing earthquake risk. Earthquakes are nearly unique among natural phenomena – they affect virtually everything within a region, from massive buildings and...

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

1st Edition

Ömer Aydan
December 16, 2019

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering is concerned with the application of the principles of mechanics to physical, chemical and electro-magnetic processes in the upper-most layers of the earth and the design and construction of the rock structures associated with civil engineering and exploitation...

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering: Volume 2: Applications of Rock Mechanics - Rock Engineering

1st Edition

Ömer Aydan
December 16, 2019

The two-volume set Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering is concerned with the application of the principles of mechanics to physical, chemical and electro-magnetic processes in the upper-most layers of the earth and the design and construction of the rock structures associated with civil engineering...

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering: Volume 1: Fundamentals of Rock Mechanics

1st Edition

Ömer Aydan
December 16, 2019

The two-volume set Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering is concerned with the application of the principles of mechanics to physical, chemical and electro-magnetic processes in the upper-most layers of the earth and the design and construction of the rock structures associated with civil engineering...

Public Spaces for Water: A Design Notebook

1st Edition

Maria Matos Silva
December 10, 2019

This illustrated notebook highlights the need for a change of paradigm in current flood management practices, one that acknowledges the wide-ranging and interdisciplinary benefits brought by public space design. Reassessing and improving established flood management methods, public spaces are faced...

The Business of Mining: Mineral Deposits, Exploration and Ore-Reserve Estimation (Volume 3)

1st Edition

Ifan Odwyn Jones, Mehrooz Aspandiar, Allison Dugdale, Neal Leggo, Ian Glacken, Bryan Smith
December 10, 2019

The Business of Mining complete set of three Focus books provides readers with a holistic all-embracing appraisal of the analytical tools available for assessing the economic viability of prospective mines. Each volume has a discrete focus. This third volume commences with "Our Earth, its Minerals...

Correction of Differential Settlements in Mexico City's Metropolitan Cathedral and Sagrario Church

1st Edition

Efraín Ovando-Shelley, Enrique Santoyo
December 10, 2019

This book describes the geotechnical aspects for correcting the geometry of Mexico City´s Metropolitan Cathedral and of the adjoining Sagrario Church. It describes the main aspects of geotechnical conditions in the city and of the most important hazards affecting these monuments. It discusses the...

Handbook of Geotechnical Testing: Basic Theory, Procedures and Comparison of Standards

1st Edition

Yanrong Li
December 10, 2019

Determination of the physical, chemical and mechanical properties of ground materials is the key to successfully deliver such projects as slope stabilization, excavation and lateral support, foundation etc. A book containing both theory of geomaterial testing and up-to-date testing methods is much...

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