Engineering - Civil

Geotechnical Engineering

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A Guide to Field Instrumentation in Geotechnics: Principles, Installation and Reading

1st Edition

Richard Bassett
March 31, 2017

Geotechnical instrumentation is used for installation, monitoring and assessment on any sizeable project, particularly in urban areas, and is used for recording, controlled remedial work, and safety. This unique and up-to-date book deals with the conceptual philosophy behind the use of instruments...

Design of Hydraulic Gates

2nd Edition

Paulo C.F. Erbisti
March 31, 2017

Revised and updated, this second edition of Design of Hydraulic Gates maintains the same goal as the original: to be used as a textbook and a manual of design of gates, presenting the main aspects of design, manufacture, installation and operation of hydraulic gates, while introducing new products,...

Labyrinth and Piano Key Weirs III: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Labyrinth and Piano Key Weirs (PKW 2017), February 22-24, 2017, Qui Nhon, Vietnam

1st Edition

Sébastien Erpicum, Frédéric Laugier, Michel Ho Ta Khanh, Michael Pfister
March 29, 2017

Since the first implementation by Electricité de France on the Goulours dam (France) in 2006, the Piano Key Weir has become a more and more applied solution to increase the discharge capacity of existing spillways. In parallel, several new large dam projects have been built with such a flood...

Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials: Principles and Applications

1st Edition

Teruo Nakai
March 29, 2017

Winner of the Japanese Geotechnical Society 2016 publication award Written by a veteran geotechnical engineer with a long record of research discoveries, Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials: Principles and Applications presents a simple and unified approach to modeling various features...

Fundamentals of Glacier Dynamics

2nd Edition

C.J. van der Veen
March 29, 2017

Measuring, monitoring, and modeling technologies and methods changed the field of glaciology significantly in the 14 years since the publication of the first edition of Fundamentals of Glacier Dynamics. Designed to help readers achieve the basic level of understanding required to describe and model...

Mechanics of Groundwater in Porous Media

1st Edition

Muhammad I. Haque
March 29, 2017

Provides a Balance between the Mathematical and Physical Aspects and the Engineering Applications Written for engineering and science students, Mechanics of Groundwater in Porous Media explains groundwater from both a mathematical and qualitative standpoint. The book builds up the theory of...

Concrete Pavement Design, Construction, and Performance

2nd Edition

Norbert J. Delatte
March 29, 2017

This second edition of Concrete Pavement Design, Construction, and Performance provides a solid foundation for pavement engineers seeking relevant and applicable design and construction instruction. It relies on general principles instead of specific ones, and incorporates illustrative case studies...

Rock Mechanics and Engineering Volume 3: Analysis, Modeling & Design

1st Edition

Xia-Ting Feng
February 23, 2017

Analysis, Modeling & Design is the third volume of the five-volume set Rock Mechanics and Engineering and contains twenty-eight chapters from key experts in the following fields:- Numerical Modeling Methods;- Back Analysis;- Risk Analysis;- Design and Stability Analysis: Overviews;- Design and...

Boundary Retracement: Processes and Procedures

1st Edition

Donald A. Wilson
February 21, 2017

The survey and the transference are the distinctive and operative acts in the transmission of real property and, where they differ from each other, one must of necessity control the other. This book addresses the aforementioned concepts by external explanations in order to understand the...

Power Engineering and Information Technologies in Technical Objects Control: 2016 Annual Proceedings

1st Edition

Genadiy Pivnyak, Olexandr Beshta, Mykhaylo Alekseyev
February 15, 2017

Improved knowledge in the field of technical objects operation and control helps manufacturers to decrease energy consumption and keep construction costs low. Moreover, it helps dealing effectively with environmental problems and switching to renewable forms of energy on the path of sustainable...

Shallow Foundations: Bearing Capacity and Settlement, Third Edition

3rd Edition

January 31, 2017

Following the popularity of the previous edition, Shallow Foundations: Bearing Capacity and Settlement, Third Edition, covers all the latest developments and approaches to shallow foundation engineering. In response to the high demand, it provides updated data and revised theories on the ultimate...

Dipmeter Surveys in Petroleum Exploration

1st Edition

Madhusadan Patil
December 27, 2016

Oil exploration requires proper understanding of the geological set-up of any area to make the process economical and effective. This involves geological, geophysical, geochemical surveys including studying the lateral variations in litho-stratigraphic units in the adjoining areas surrounding the...