Engineering - Civil

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Drawing (...) City (...) Body, Dwelling on Earth: Imagined-Architectures: Architectural Graphic Representation and Other Images

1st Edition

Pedro António Janeiro
January 16, 2019

This international seminar’s fifth edition, dedicated to the theme Desenho (...) Cidade (…) Corpo, Habitando a Terra (Drawing […] City […] Body, Inhabiting the Earth) was held as a joint activity between: this C.I.A.U.D./F.A./U.Lisboa Research Project, the University of São Paulo, represented by...

Structural Health Monitoring: An Integrated Approach

1st Edition

Aditi Chattopadhyay, Mark Seaver
January 15, 2019

Structural health monitoring (SHM) is a multidisciplinary problem that involves modeling and simulation, damage detection, information management and prognosis. This book is designed to provide readers with a clear idea of all the challenges that need to be tackled before an SHM system can be...

Numerical Methods in Computational Mechanics

1st Edition

Jamshid Ghaboussi, Xiping Steven Wu
January 10, 2019

This book explores the numerical algorithms underpinning modern finite element based computational mechanics software. It covers all the major numerical methods that are used in computational mechanics. It reviews the basic concepts in linear algebra and advanced matrix theory, before covering...

Design of Prestressed Concrete to Eurocode 2

2nd Edition

Raymond Ian Gilbert, Neil Colin Mickleborough, Gianluca Ranzi
January 10, 2019

The design of structures in general, and prestressed concrete structures in particular, requires considerably more information than is contained in building codes. A sound understanding of structural behaviour at all stages of loading is essential. This textbook presents a detailed description and...

Engineering Dynamics and Vibrations

1st Edition

Junbo Jia, Jeom Kee Paik
January 09, 2019

Engineering dynamics and vibrations has become an essential topic for ensuring structural integrity and operational functionality in different engineering areas. However, practical problems regarding dynamics and vibrations are in many cases handled without success despite large expenditures. This...

Mechanics of Elastic Waves and Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation

1st Edition

Tribikram Kundu
January 02, 2019

Summary:This book presents necessary background knowledge on mechanics to understand and analyze elastic wave propagation in solids and fluids.  This knowledge is necessary for elastic wave propagation modeling and for interpreting experimental data generated during ultrasonic nondestructive...

Revival: Nonlinear Analysis of Structures (1997)

1st Edition

Muthukrishnan Sathyamoorthy
December 31, 2018

Nonlinear Analysis of Structures presents a complete evaluation of the nonlinear static and dynamic behavior of beams, rods, plates, trusses, frames, mechanisms, stiffened structures, sandwich plates, and shells. These elements are important components in a wide variety of structures and vehicles...

Revival: Pipeline Engineering (2004)

1st Edition

Henry Liu
December 31, 2018

Pipeline engineering has struggled to develop as a single field of study due to the wide range of industries and government organizations using different types of pipelines for all types of solids, liquids, and gases. This fragmentation has impeded professional development, job mobility, technology...

Concrete-Filled Stainless Steel Tubular Columns

1st Edition

Vipulkumar Patel, Qing Quan Liang, Muhammad Hadi
December 20, 2018

Concrete-filled stainless steel tubular (CFSST) columns are increasingly used in modern composite construction due to their high strength, high ductility, high corrosion resistance, high durability and aesthetics and ease of maintenance. Thin-walled CFSST columns are characterized by the different...

Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Spent Garnet

1st Edition

Habeeb Lateef Muttashar Alzuabidi
December 13, 2018

Rapid industrial growth has witnessed the ever-increasing utilization of sand from rivers for various construction purposes, which has caused disruption to natural ecosystems. Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Spent Garnet presents an investigation into the capacity for these minerals to...

Seismic Design of Buildings to Eurocode 8

2nd Edition

Ahmed Elghazouli
December 12, 2018

This book focuses on the seismic design of building structures and their foundations to Eurocode 8. It covers the principles of seismic design in a clear but brief manner and then links these concepts to the provisions of Eurocode 8. It addresses the fundamental concepts related to seismic hazard,...

Applications of Differential Equations in Engineering and Mechanics

1st Edition

Kam Tim Chau
December 11, 2018

This second of two comprehensive reference texts on differential equations continues coverage of the essential material students they are likely to encounter in solving engineering and mechanics problems across the field - alongside a preliminary volume on theory. This book covers a very broad...