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Construction Project Management: An Integrated Approach

3rd Edition

Peter Fewings, Christian Henjewele
April 03, 2019

Construction Project Management: An Integrated Approach is a management approach to leading projects and the effective choice and use of project management tools and techniques. It seeks to push the boundaries of project management to take on board future needs and user issues. Integration of the...

Advanced Construction Mathematics

1st Edition

Surinder Virdi
April 02, 2019

Advanced Construction Mathematics covers the range of topics that a student must learn in order to achieve success in Level 3 and 4 mathematics for the Pearson BTEC National and BTEC HNC/HND in Construction, Building Services, and Civil Engineering. Packed with easy to follow examples, its 18...

A Practical Guide to Construction of Hydropower Facilities

1st Edition

Suchintya Kumar Sur
March 26, 2019

This book deals with the narratives of water to watt, which includes elementary conceptual design, modern planning, scheduling and monitoring systems, and extensive pre- and post-investigations pertaining to hydropower facilities. It also includes explorations to ensure aspects of dam safety...

Concrete Recycling: Research and Practice

1st Edition

Francois de Larrard, Horacio Colina
March 18, 2019

The concrete industry consumes thirty billion tons of aggregate annually, almost all from non-renewable natural sources. Demolition produces a growing amount of materials which are legally usable and readily available. If not used locally they must be transported and landfilled. Also, demolition...

Construction Equipment Management

2nd Edition

John E. Schaufelberger, Giovanni C. Migliaccio
March 15, 2019

This revised and updated edition of Construction Equipment Management fills a gap on this subject by integrating both conceptual and hands-on quantitative knowledge on construction equipment into a process that facilitates student learning. The first six chapters summarize interdisciplinary...

Finite Element Analysis

1st Edition

Lakshmi Narasaiha
March 07, 2019

The finite element method has undergone a major paradigm shift from a detailed mathematical background for writing tailor-made computer programs to a user-based approach for applying available software to engineering analysis and design scenarios. This textbook begins with a concise overview of...

Corrosion Protection for the Oil and Gas Industry: Pipelines, Subsea Equipment, and Structures

1st Edition

Mavis Sika Okyere
March 01, 2019

Corrosion Protection for the Oil and Gas Industry: Pipelines, Subsea Equipment, and Structures summarizes the main causes of corrosion and requirements for materials protection, selection of corrosion-resistant materials and coating materials commonly used for corrosion protection, and the...

Elementary Structural Analysis and Design of Buildings: A Guide for Practicing Engineers and Students

1st Edition

Dominick R. Pilla
February 28, 2019

This overview of the analysis and design of buildings runs from basic principles and elementary structural analysis to the selection of structural systems and materials, and on to foundations and retaining structures. It presents a variety of approaches and methodologies while featuring...

Revival: Nonlinear Analysis of Structures (1997)

1st Edition

Muthukrishnan Sathyamoorthy
February 20, 2019

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
February 20, 2019

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...

Revival: Twelfth International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (2002)

1st Edition

Norman Wereley, Inderjit Chopra, Darryll J Pines
February 20, 2019

This paper reviews some of the important technical barriers that must be overcome to achieve truly efficient flying adaptive micro air vehicles (MAVs). As defined by the Defense Advanced Research Agency (DARPA), MAVs are vehicles with no length dimension greater than 6 inches. These vehicles...

Pavement and Asset Management: Proceedings of the World Conference on Pavement and Asset Management (WCPAM 2017), June 12-16, 2017, Baveno, Italy

1st Edition

Maurizio Crispino
February 19, 2019

Pavement and Asset Management contains contributions from the World Conference on Pavement and Asset Management (WCPAM 2017, Baveno, Italy, 12-16 June 2017). For the first time, the European Pavement and Asset Management Conference (EPAM) and the International Conference on Managing Pavement...