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Sustainable Building and Structures: Building a Sustainable Tomorrow: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference in Sutainable Buildings and Structures (ICSBS 2019), October 25-27, 2019, Suzhou, China

1st Edition

Konstantinos Papadikis, Chee S. Chin, Isaac Galobardes, Guobin Gong, Fangyu Guo
October 10, 2019

Sustainable Buildings and Structures: Building a Sustainable Tomorrow collects the contributions presented at the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Buildings and Structures (Suzhou, China, 25-27 October 2019). The papers aim at sharing the state-of-the-art on sustainable approaches to...

Condensed Isogeometric Analysis for Plate and Shell Structures

1st Edition

Buntara Gan
October 08, 2019

Condensed Isogeometric Analysis for Plates and Shell Structures proposes a novel technique for plate and shell governing equations based on isogeometric analysis, which condenses the dynamic equilibrium equation for plate and shell structures—suitable for reducing the computation cost of large...

Pavement Drainage: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

G L Sivakumar Babu, Prithvi S. Kandhal, Nivedya Mandankara Kottayi, Rajib Basu Mallick, Amirthalingam Veeraragavan
September 12, 2019

SUMMARY This book provides complete coverage of surface and subsurface drainage of all types of pavements for highways, urban roads, parking lots, airports, and container terminals. It provides up-to-date information on the principles and technologies for designing and building drainage systems and...

Sprayed Concrete Lined Tunnels

2nd Edition

Alun Thomas
September 04, 2019

Sprayed concrete lined (SCL) tunnels are growing rapidly in popularity due to their versatility. The design and construction of both hard rock and soft ground tunnels has been revolutionised by the advent of the SCL method and now the use of permanent sprayed concrete linings has unlocked the true...

Historic Construction and Conservation: Materials, Systems and Damage

1st Edition

Pere Roca, Paulo B. Lourenço, Angelo Gaetani
September 02, 2019

Conservation in the built environment raises fundamental questions which have been debated for centuries - what is worth preserving, how is it possible, why is it important? This book takes a modern approach to the meaning of a heritage structure and its conservation. The historical evolution of...

Ground Characterization and Structural Analyses for Tunnel Design

1st Edition

Benjamín Celada, Z.T. Bieniawski
August 26, 2019

This practical and design-oriented book focuses on ground characterization and structural calculation, as part of the active structural design methodology. With a focus on rock tunnelling it offers a comprehensive rather than a topic-based perspective, deriving sound tunnel design criteria and...

Advances in Engineering Materials, Structures and Systems: Innovations, Mechanics and Applications: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2019), September 2-4, 2019, Cape Town, South Africa

1st Edition

Alphose Zingoni
August 22, 2019

Advances in Engineering Materials, Structures and Systems: Innovations, Mechanics and Applications comprises 411 papers that were presented at SEMC 2019, the Seventh International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 2 to 4 September...

Risk-Based Bridge Engineering: Proceedings of the 10th New York City Bridge Conference, August 26-27, 2019, New York City, USA

1st Edition

Khaled Mahmoud
August 21, 2019

Risk-based engineering is essential for the efficient asset management and safe operation of bridges. A risk-based asset management strategy couples risk management, standard work, reliability-based inspection and structural analysis, and condition-based maintenance to properly apply resources...

Load Testing of Bridges: Two Volume Set

1st Edition

Eva O.L. Lantsoght
August 15, 2019

Load Testing of Bridges, featuring contributions from almost fifty authors from around the world across two interrelated volumes, deals with the practical aspects, the scientific developments, and the international views on the topic of load testing of bridges. Volume 12, Load Testing of Bridges:...

Life-Cycle of Structures Under Uncertainty: Emphasis on Fatigue-Sensitive Civil and Marine Structures

1st Edition

Dan M. Frangopol, Sunyong Kim
August 05, 2019

Life-cycle analysis is a systematic tool for efficient and effective service life management of deteriorating structures. In the last few decades, theoretical and practical approaches for life-cycle performance and cost analysis have been developed extensively due to increased demand on structural...

Transport and Interactions of Chlorides in Cement-based Materials

1st Edition

Caijun Shi, Qiang Yuan, Fuqiang He, Xiang Hu
July 31, 2019

Chloride-induced corrosion is the most important durability issue of reinforced concrete structures, and the prediction and prevention of chloride-induced corrosion has attracted considerable interest all over the world. Given that chloride penetrates through the concrete cover, the issues...

The Restoration of Ghirlandina Tower in Modena and the Assessment of Soil-Structure Interaction by Means of Dynamic Identification Techniques

1st Edition

Rosella Cadignani, Renato Lancellotta, Donato Sabia
July 19, 2019

This book is the first of a series of volumes on Built Heritage and Geotechnics, intended to reach a wide audience: professionals and academics in the fields of civil engineering, architecture, restoration and cultural heritage management, and even the wider public. The present volume provides...

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