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Design of Metallic Cold-Formed Thin-Walled Members

1st Edition

Aurelio Ghersi, Raffaele Landolfo, Federico Mazzolani
January 07, 2020

This design handbook, with a free windows-based computer programme on CD-ROM, allows the user to easily evaluate the strength of a cross-section and the buckling resistance of steel and aluminium members. Highlighting the theoretical basis of problems and the design approach necessary to overcome...

Earthquake Engineering Handbook, Second Edition: Two Volume Set

2nd Edition

Charles Scawthorn, Wai-Fah Chen
January 01, 2020

This new edition includes new chapters on geology; architectural aspects; systems, network, and software applications, economic aspects and financing earthquake risk. Earthquakes are nearly unique among natural phenomena – they affect virtually everything within a region, from massive buildings and...

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

1st Edition

Ömer Aydan
December 16, 2019

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering is concerned with the application of the principles of mechanics to physical, chemical and electro-magnetic processes in the upper-most layers of the earth and the design and construction of the rock structures associated with civil engineering and exploitation...

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering: Volume 2: Applications of Rock Mechanics - Rock Engineering

1st Edition

Ömer Aydan
December 16, 2019

The two-volume set Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering is concerned with the application of the principles of mechanics to physical, chemical and electro-magnetic processes in the upper-most layers of the earth and the design and construction of the rock structures associated with civil engineering...

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering: Volume 1: Fundamentals of Rock Mechanics

1st Edition

Ömer Aydan
December 16, 2019

The two-volume set Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering is concerned with the application of the principles of mechanics to physical, chemical and electro-magnetic processes in the upper-most layers of the earth and the design and construction of the rock structures associated with civil engineering...

Durability of Reinforced Concrete Structures

1st Edition

Paul Chess, Warren Green
December 16, 2019

Reinforced concrete structures corrode as they age, with significant financial implications, but it is not immediately clear why some are more durable than others. This book looks at the mechanisms for corrosion and how corrosion engineering can be used for these problems to be minimized in future...

Coastal Zone Management Handbook

1st Edition

John R. Clark
December 13, 2019

Coastal Zone Management Handbook comprises the first complete manual on coastal resource planning and management technology. Written by an international consultant, this handbook reflects a global perspective on the natural resources, sensitivities, economics, development, productivity, and...

A Decision-Makers Guide to Public Private Partnerships in Airports

1st Edition

Andy Ricover, Jeffrey Delmon
December 11, 2019

Airport development is critical to economic growth and poverty reduction. This book will help decision-makers assess whether Public Private Partnerships (PPP) might be a viable option to meet their airport development requirements. It walks the reader through the airport PPP process,...

Public Spaces for Water: A Design Notebook

1st Edition

Maria Matos Silva
December 10, 2019

This illustrated notebook highlights the need for a change of paradigm in current flood management practices, one that acknowledges the wide-ranging and interdisciplinary benefits brought by public space design. Reassessing and improving established flood management methods, public spaces are faced...

The Business of Mining: Mineral Deposits, Exploration and Ore-Reserve Estimation (Volume 3)

1st Edition

Ifan Odwyn Jones, Mehrooz Aspandiar, Allison Dugdale, Neal Leggo, Ian Glacken, Bryan Smith
December 10, 2019

The Business of Mining complete set of three Focus books provides readers with a holistic all-embracing appraisal of the analytical tools available for assessing the economic viability of prospective mines. Each volume has a discrete focus. This third volume commences with "Our Earth, its Minerals...

Correction of Differential Settlements in Mexico City's Metropolitan Cathedral and Sagrario Church

1st Edition

Efraín Ovando-Shelley, Enrique Santoyo
December 10, 2019

This book describes the geotechnical aspects for correcting the geometry of Mexico City´s Metropolitan Cathedral and of the adjoining Sagrario Church. It describes the main aspects of geotechnical conditions in the city and of the most important hazards affecting these monuments. It discusses the...

Recent Advances in Analysis, Design and Construction of Shell & Spatial Structures in the Asia-Pacific Region

1st Edition

Kok Keong Choong, Mustafasanie M. Yussof, Jat Yuen Richard Liew
December 10, 2019

This edited volume features a collection of extended versions of 13 papers originally published in the proceedings of the 12th Asian Pacific Conference on Shell & Spatial Structures held in Penang, Malaysia in October 2018. All chapters in this book have been written by experts from Malaysia,...

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