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Failures in Concrete Structures: Case Studies in Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete

Forthcoming

Robin Whittle
June 23, 2018

Some lessons are only learned from mistakes but, it’s much cheaper to learn from someone else’s mistakes than to have to do so from your own. Drawing on over fifty years of working with concrete structures, Robin Whittle examines the problems which he has seen occur and shows how they could...

Testing of Concrete in Structures: Fourth Edition

John H. Bungey, Michael G. Grantham
June 20, 2018

Providing a comprehensive overview of the techniques involved in testing concrete in structures, Testing of Concrete in Structures discusses both established techniques and new methods, showing potential for future development, and documenting them with illustrative examples. Topics have been...

Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings

Michael Atkinson
June 20, 2018

This book provides practical and buildable solutions for the design of foundations for housing and other low-rise buildings, especially those on abnormal or poor ground. A wealth of expert information and advice is brought together dealing with the key aspects a designer must consider in order to...

Maintenance, Safety, Risk, Management and Life-Cycle Performance of Bridges: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2018), 9-13 July 2018, Melbourne, Australia

Nigel Powers, Dan M. Frangopol, Riadh Al-Mahaidi, Colin Caprani
June 19, 2018

Maintenance, Safety, Risk, Management and Life-Cycle Performance of Bridges contains lectures and papers presented at the Ninth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2018), held in Melbourne, Australia, 9-13 July 2018. This volume consists of a book of...

Fixed Offshore Platforms:Structural Design for Fire Resistance

Mavis Sika Okyere
June 18, 2018

This book examines the fire-resistant design of fixed offshore platforms. It describes the required loading, load combinations, strength and stability checks for structural elements. It also explains the design of tubular joints, fatigue analysis, dynamic analysis, and impact analysis, Fire...

Cement Production Technology: Principles and Practice

Anjan Kumar Chatterjee
May 08, 2018

This multidisciplinary title on cement production technology covers the entire process spectrum of cement production, starting from extraction and winning of natural raw materials to the finished products including the environmental impacts and research trends....

Soft Computing in Engineering

Jamshid Ghaboussi
May 04, 2018

Soft computing methods such as neural networks and genetic algorithms draw on the problem solving strategies of the natural world which differ fundamentally from the mathematically-based computing methods normally used in engineering. Human brains are highly effective computers with capabilities...

Concrete for the Modern Age: Developments in Materials and Processes

Atef Badr, Charles Fentiman, Michael Grantham, Raman Mangabhai
May 02, 2018

This volume presents a wide-ranging review of the latest developments in concrete technology that have been largely missing from the global conference circuit. It the first major international event under the auspices of the Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT) and is appropriately located in the...

Design of High Strength Steel Reinforced Concrete Columns: A Eurocode 4 Approach

Sing-Ping Chiew, Yan-Qing Cai
April 23, 2018

This book is the companion volume to Design Examples for High Strength Steel Reinforced Concrete Columns – A Eurocode 4 Approach. Guidance is much needed on the design of high strength steel reinforced concrete (SRC) columns beyond the remit of Eurocode 4. Given the much narrower range of permitted...

Design Examples for High Strength Steel Reinforced Concrete Columns: A Eurocode 4 Approach

Sing-Ping Chiew, Yan-Qing Cai
April 23, 2018

This book is the companion volume to Design of High Strength Steel Reinforced Concrete Columns – A Eurocode 4 Approach. This book provides a large number of worked examples for the design of high strength steel reinforced concrete (SRC) columns. It is based on the Eurocode 4 approach, but goes...

Concrete and Mortar Production using Stone Siftings

Leonid Dvorkin, Vadim Zhitkovsky, Yuri Ribakov
April 19, 2018

The monograph analyses the state of the art (problem) in using stone siftings and aspiration dust obtained in natural stone crushing for producing concrete aggregates and fillers for dry construction mixtures and mortars on their basis. The influence of disperse fraction in stone siftings and...

Progress in Maritime Technology and Engineering: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering (MARTECH 2018), May 7-9, 2018, Lisbon, Portugal

Carlos Guedes Soares, T.A. Santos
April 16, 2018

Progress in Maritime Technology and Engineering collects the papers presented at the 4th International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering (MARTECH 2018, Lisbon, Portugal, 7–9 May 2018). This conference has evolved from a series of biannual national conferences in Portugal, and has...

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