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Geometric Design of Roads Handbook

Keith M. Wolhuter
July 27, 2017

Explore the Art and Science of Geometric Design The Geometric Design of Roads Handbook covers the design of the visible elements of the road—its horizontal and vertical alignments, the cross-section, intersections, and interchanges. Good practice allows the smooth and safe flow of traffic as well...

A Practical Guide to Microstructural Analysis of Cementitious Materials

Karen Scrivener, Ruben Snellings, Barbara Lothenbach
July 26, 2017

A Practical Guide from Top-Level Industry Scientists As advanced teaching and training in the development of cementitious materials increase, the need has emerged for an up-to-date practical guide to the field suitable for graduate students and junior and general practitioners. Get the Best Use...

Low-Volume Road Engineering: Design, Construction, and Maintenance

Robert A. Douglas
July 26, 2017

"Everything that sustains us – grown, mined, or drilled – begins its journey to us on a low-volume road (Long)." Defined as roads with traffic volumes of no more than 400 vehicles per day, they have enormous impacts on economies, communication, and social interaction. Low-volume roads comprise, at...

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...

Concrete Surface Engineering

Benoit Bissonnette, Luc Courard, Andrzej Garbacz
July 26, 2017

Applying any material to an existing concrete surface intrinsically entails the development of a bond. Considering the ever increasing importance of concrete repair and protection, which imply the creation of an interface between two materials, an improved knowledge of concrete surface...

Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice

Utpal K. Ghosh
July 26, 2017

Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice provides a solid foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for the design of welded steel structures. The book begins by explaining the basics of arc welding, describing the salient features of modern arc welding processes...

Microwave-Assisted Concrete Technology: Production, Demolition and Recycling

K.C. Gary Ong, Ali Akbarnezhad
July 26, 2017

Microwave Technology: A Powerful Technique The first book to combine microwave-assisted heating technology and concrete technology (covering production, demolition, and recycling), Microwave-Assisted Concrete Technology: Production, Demolition and Recycling explains the underlying concepts and...

Finite-Element Modelling of Structural Concrete: Short-Term Static and Dynamic Loading Conditions

Michael D. Kotsovos
July 26, 2017

A Powerful Tool for the Analysis and Design of Complex Structural Elements Finite-Element Modelling of Structural Concrete: Short-Term Static and Dynamic Loading Conditions presents a finite-element model of structural concrete under short-term loading, covering the whole range of short-term...

Risk and Reliability in Geotechnical Engineering

Kok-Kwang Phoon, Jianye Ching
July 26, 2017

Establishes Geotechnical Reliability as Fundamentally Distinct from Structural Reliability Reliability-based design is relatively well established in structural design. Its use is less mature in geotechnical design, but there is a steady progression towards reliability-based design as seen in the...

Experimental Hydraulics: Methods, Instrumentation, Data Processing and Management: Volume II: Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques

Jochen Aberle, Colin Rennie, David Admiraal, Marian Muste
July 26, 2017

This is the second volume of a two-volume guide to designing, conducting and interpreting laboratory and field experiments in a broad range of topics associated with hydraulic engineering. Specific guidance is provided on methods and instruments currently used in experimental hydraulics, with...

The 3-D Global Spatial Data Model: Principles and Applications, Second Edition

Earl F. Burkholder
July 24, 2017

Traditional methods for handling spatial data are encumbered by the assumption of separate origins for horizontal and vertical measurements, but modern measurement systems operate in a 3-D spatial environment. The 3-D Global Spatial Data Model: Principles and Applications, Second Edition maintains...

Tall Building Foundation Design

Harry G. Poulos
July 20, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive guide to the design of foundations for tall buildings. After a general review of the characteristics of tall buildings, various foundation options are discussed followed by the general principles of foundation design as applied to tall buildings. Considerable...

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