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Natural Stone and World Heritage: Salamanca (Spain)

1st Edition

Dolores Pereira
February 05, 2019

Heritage stones are those stones that have been used for many years, even centuries, to build the historic buildings and monuments of places around the world. Some of these stones are still being used for construction, but others are no longer used, either because quarries were exhausted or closed...

Atlas of Remote Sensing of the Wenchuan Earthquake

1st Edition

Guo Huadong
February 04, 2019

In May 12, 2008, the Wenchuan County earthquake caused devastating loss of human life and property. Applying all the remote sensing technology available, the Chinese Academy of Sciences immediately launched into action, making full use of its state-of-the-art facilities, remote sensing planes, and...

Sustainable Engineering: Principles and Implementation

1st Edition

Catherine Mulligan
January 25, 2019

Sustainable Engineering: Principles and Implementation provides a comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability as it applies to engineering and methods for implementation of sustainable practices. Due to increasing constraints on resources and on the environment and...

The Material Point Method for Geotechnical Engineering: A Practical Guide

1st Edition

James Fern, Alexander Rohe, Kenichi Soga, Eduardo Alonso
January 22, 2019

This practical guide provides the best introduction to large deformation material point method (MPM) simulations for geotechnical engineering. It provides the basic theory, discusses the different numerical features used in large deformation simulations, and presents a number of applications --...

New Techniques on Soft Soils

1st Edition

Marcio Almeida
January 21, 2019

practically oriented reference volume on soft soil engineering contains case studies of soft soil techniques from all over the world New Techniques on Soft Soils covers a wide range of updated techniques related to site investigation, vertical drains, surcharge, piled embankment, granular piles,...

Bio-Climatology for Built Environment

1st Edition

Masanori Shukuya
January 18, 2019

Indoor climate is determined by rational lighting, heating, cooling and ventilating systems. For occupants' well-being it should be consistent with how regional outdoor climate works in the flow of radiation via four paths of heat transfer: radiation; convection; conduction; and evaporation. This...

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...

Design of Prestressed Concrete to Eurocode 2

2nd Edition

Raymond Ian Gilbert, Neil Colin Mickleborough, Gianluca Ranzi
January 14, 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...

Rainfall-Induced Soil Slope Failure: Stability Analysis and Probabilistic Assessment

1st Edition

Lulu Zhang, Jinhui Li, Xu Li, Jie Zhang, Hong Zhu
January 14, 2019

Rainfall-induced landslides are common around the world. With global climate change, their frequency is increasing and the consequences are becoming greater. Previous studies assess them mostly from the perspective of a single discipline—correlating landslides with rainstorms, geomorphology and...

Foundation Systems for High-Rise Structures

1st Edition

Rolf Katzenbach, Steffen Leppla, Deepankar Choudhury
January 14, 2019

The book deals with the geotechnical analysis and design of foundation systems for high-rise buildings and other complex structures with a distinctive soil-structure interaction. The basics of the analysis of stability and serviceability, necessary soil investigations, important technical...

Seismic Design of Buildings to Eurocode 8

2nd Edition

Ahmed Elghazouli
January 14, 2019

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,...

Reservoir Sedimentation: Assessment and Environmental Controls

1st Edition

Kumkum Bhattacharyya, Vijay P. Singh
January 11, 2019

Reservoir Sedimentation: Assessment and Environmental Controls appraises the issues of sedimentation in reservoirs and discusses measures that can be employed for the effective management of sediment to prolong the operational life of reservoirs. It provides information for professional consultants...

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