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Introduction to Composite Materials Design, Third Edition

Ever J. Barbero
October 16, 2017

The Third Edition of Introduction to Composite Materials Design is a practical, design-oriented textbook aimed at students and practicing engineers learning analysis and design of composite materials and structures. Readers will find the Third Edition to be both highly streamlined for teaching,...

Pavement Engineering: Principles and Practice, Third Edition

Rajib B. Mallick, Tahar El-Korchi
October 12, 2017

Pavement Engineering will cover the entire range of pavement construction, from soil preparation to structural design and life-cycle costing and analysis. It will link the concepts of mix and structural design, while also placing emphasis on pavement evaluation and rehabilitation techniques....

Analysis of Pavement Structures

Animesh Das
October 12, 2017

Predict or Explain the Pavement Response to Load: Understand the Physical Governing Principles Analysis of Pavement Structures brings together current research and existing knowledge on the analysis and design of pavements. This book provides a platform for the readers to understand the basic...

The Finite Element Method for Initial Value Problems: Mathematics and Computations

Karan S. Surana, J. N. Reddy
October 11, 2017

Unlike most finite element books that cover time dependent processes (IVPs) in a cursory manner, The Finite Element Method for Initial Value Problems: Mathematics and Computations focuses on the mathematical details as well as applications of space-time coupled and space-time decoupled finite...

Construction Materials: Their Nature and Behaviour, Fifth Edition

Marios Soutsos, Peter Domone
October 03, 2017

This established textbook provides an understanding of materials’ behaviour through knowledge of their chemical and physical structure. It covers the main classes of construction materials: metals, concrete, other ceramics (including bricks and masonry), polymers, fibre composites, bituminous...

Earthquake Resistant Design of Buildings

Muhammad Hadi, Mehmet Eren Uz
October 03, 2017

Introducing important concepts in the study of earthquakes related to retrofitting of structures to be made earthquake resistant. The book investigates the pounding effects on base-isolated buildings, the soil-structure-interaction effects on adjacent buildings due to the impact, the seismic...

Nondestructive Techniques for the Assessment and Preservation of Historic Structures

Luisa Maria da Silva Gonçalves, Hugo Rodrigues, Florindo Gaspar
October 02, 2017

New technologies play an increasingly important role in the analysis, monitoring, restoration, and preservation of historic structures. These technological systems continue to get more advanced and complex, for example: 3D digital construction and documentation programming, 3D imaging data (...

Wavelet Analysis in Civil Engineering

Pranesh Chatterjee
October 01, 2017

Wavelets as a Powerful Signal Processing Tool The principles of wavelets can be applied to a range of problems in civil engineering structures, such as earthquake-induced vibration analysis, bridge vibrations, and damage identification. This book is particularly useful for graduate students and...

Wind Loading of Structures, Third Edition

John D. Holmes
October 01, 2017

A Definitive Up-to-Date Reference Wind forces from various types of extreme wind events continue to generate ever-increasing damage to buildings and other structures. Wind Loading of Structures, Third Edition fills an important gap as an information source for practicing and academic engineers...

Smart Composites: Mechanics and Design

Rani Elhajjar, Valeria La Saponara, Anastasia Muliana
September 30, 2017

Smart Composites: Mechanics and Design addresses the current progress in the mechanics and design of smart composites and multifunctional structures. Divided into three parts, it covers characterization of properties, analyses, and design of various advanced composite material systems with an...

Structural Analysis: A Unified Classical and Matrix Approach, Seventh Edition

Amin Ghali, Adam Neville
September 28, 2017

This comprehensive textbook combines classical and matrix-based methods of structural analysis and develops them concurrently. It is widely used by civil and structural engineering lecturers and students because of its clear and thorough style and content. The text is used for undergraduate and...

Structural Concrete: Strut-and-Tie Models for Unified Design

Salah El-Metwally, Wai-Fah Chen
September 27, 2017

This book examines the application of strut-and-tie models (STM) for the design of structural concrete. It presents state-of-the-art information, from fundamental theories to practical engineering applications, and also provides innovative solutions for many design problems that are not...