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Introduction to Composite Materials Design, Third Edition

Ever J. Barbero
September 22, 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,...

Theory of Differential Equations in Engineering and Mechanics

Kam Tim Chau
September 22, 2017

This gives comprehensive coverage of the essential differential equations students they are likely to encounter in solving engineering and mechanics problems across the field -- alongside a more advance volume on applications. This first volume covers a very broad range of theories related to...

Vernacular and Earthen Architecture: Conservation and Sustainability (SosTierra 2017, Valencia, Spain, 14-16 September 2017)

Camilla Mileto, Fernando Vegas López-Manzanares, Lidia García-Soriano, Valentina Cristini
August 25, 2017

Vernacular architecture in general and earthen architecture in particular, with their rich variety of forms worldwide, are custodians of the material culture and identity of the peoples who built them. In addition, they are widely recognized as ancestral examples of sustainability in all their...

Design and Construction of Modern Steel Railway Bridges, Second Edition

John F. Unsworth
August 24, 2017

This new edition encompasses current design methods used for steel railway bridges in both SI and Imperial (US Customary) units. It discusses the planning of railway bridges and the appropriate types of bridges based on planning considerations....

Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete: Principles, Production, Properties and Applications

Peter J.M. Bartos
August 22, 2017

Glassfibre reinforced concrete (GRC) is the most complex material widely used in current construction practice. It is an unusual composite, in which both the matrix and the reinforcement themselves are composites. This book provides guidance on the properties, its specification, testing and the...

Structural Dynamics: Concepts and Applications

Henry R. Busby, George H. Staab
August 18, 2017

Structural Dynamics: Concepts and Applications focuses on dynamic problems in mechanical, civil and aerospace engineering through the equations of motion. The text explains structural response from dynamic loads and the modeling and calculation of dynamic responses in structural systems. A range of...

Asset Management of Bridges: Proceedings of the 9th New York Bridge Conference, August 21-22, 2017, New York City, USA

Khaled M Mahmoud
August 15, 2017

Maintaining bridges in good condition has extended service life and proven to be more cost effective than allowing degradation to advance, necessitating costlier bridge rehabilitation or replacement projects. Preventive maintenance is therefore an important tool to retard deterioration and sustain...

Textile Reinforced Concrete

Alva Peled, Arnon Bentur, Barzin Mobasher
August 09, 2017

Textile reinforced concrete (TRC) has emerged in recent years as an attractive new high performance cement-based composite. Textiles can significantly improve the mechanical behavior of cement matrices under static and dynamic conditions, and give superior tensile strength, toughness, ductility,...

Australian Guidebook for Structural Engineers

Lonnie Pack
August 09, 2017

This guidebook is a practical and essential tool providing everything necessary for structural design engineers to create detailed and accurate calculations. Basic information is provided for steel, concrete and geotechnical design in accordance with Australian and international standards....

Geotechnics and Heritage: Historic Towers

Renato Lancellotta, Alessandro Flora, Carlo Viggiani
August 08, 2017

Conservation of monuments and historic sites is one of the most challenging problems facing modern civilization. It involves various cultural, humanistic, social, technical, economical and administrative factors, intertwining in inextricable patterns. The complexity of the topic is such that...

Finite Element Mesh Generation

Daniel S.H. Lo
August 02, 2017

Highlights the Progression of Meshing Technologies and Their Applications Finite Element Mesh Generation provides a concise and comprehensive guide to the application of finite element mesh generation over 2D domains, curved surfaces, and 3D space. Organised according to the geometry and dimension...

Computational Analysis and Design of Bridge Structures

Chung C. Fu, Shuqing Wang
July 26, 2017

Gain Confidence in Modeling Techniques Used for Complicated Bridge Structures Bridge structures vary considerably in form, size, complexity, and importance. The methods for their computational analysis and design range from approximate to refined analyses, and rapidly improving computer technology...