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Introduction to Sustainability Analytics

Raghavan (Ram) Ramanan
June 28, 2018

Society must consider the impacts of climate change and the subsequent move toward public and corporate environmental sustainability. This book will merge corporate and public sector perspectives on sustainable development with regard to business and engineering approaches. Sustainability metrics...

Failures in Concrete Structures: Case Studies in Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete

Robin Whittle
June 28, 2018

Some lessons are only learned from mistakes but, it’s much cheaper to learn from someone else’s mistakes than to have to do so from your own. Drawing on over fifty years of working with concrete structures, Robin Whittle examines the problems which he has seen occur and shows how they could...

Flood Control and Drainage Engineering

S.N. Ghosh
June 28, 2018

Primarily written as course material on flood control and drainage engineering for advanced students of civil engineering, this new fourth edition is again thoroughly revised. It accommodates recent developments in remote sensing, information technology and GIS technology. New added material deals...

Fluid Mechanics of Environmental Interfaces

Carlo Gualtieri, Dragutin T. Mihailovic
June 28, 2018

Environmental Fluid Mechanics (EFM) studies the motion of air and water at several different scales, the fate and transport of species carried along by these fluids, and the interactions among those flows and geological, biological, and engineered systems. EFM emerged some decades ago as a response...

Dams and Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures, 2nd edition

Ljubomir Tanchev
June 28, 2018

Dams and Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures, now in its second edition, provides a comprehensive and complete overview of all kinds of dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures throughout the world. The reader is guided through different aspects of dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures in 35...

Ballast Railroad Design: SMART-UOW Approach

Buddhima Indraratna, Trung Ngo
June 28, 2018

The rail network plays an essential role in transport infrastructure worldwide. A ballasted track is commonly used for several reasons, including economic considerations, load bearing capacity, rapid drainage and ease of maintenance. Given the ever-increasing demand for trains to carry heavier axle...

Validation of Dynamic Analyses of Dams and Their Equipment: Edited Contributions to the International Symposium on the Qualification of Dynamic Analyses of Dams and their Equipments, 31 August-2 September 2016, Saint-Malo, France

Jean-Jacques Fry, Norihisa Matsumoto
June 26, 2018

Validation of Dynamic Analyses of Dams and Their Equipment is the outcome of a three year cooperation program between CFBR (Comite Francais des Barrages et Reservoirs or French Committee on Large dams) and JCOLD (Japan Commission on Large Dams), and focusses on the dynamic behavior of concrete and...

Rock Mass Response to Mining Activities: Inferring Large-Scale Rock Mass Failure

Tadeusz Szwedzicki
June 21, 2018

Mining activities may result in rock mass deterioration and instability that may lead to failure both in underground and open pit mines. Such deterioration represents a safety risk and may result in substantial financial losses. Rock mass response may lead to ground subsidence, fall of ground/...

Testing of Concrete in Structures: Fourth Edition

John H. Bungey, Michael G. Grantham
June 20, 2018

Providing a comprehensive overview of the techniques involved in testing concrete in structures, Testing of Concrete in Structures discusses both established techniques and new methods, showing potential for future development, and documenting them with illustrative examples. Topics have been...

Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings

Michael Atkinson
June 20, 2018

This book provides practical and buildable solutions for the design of foundations for housing and other low-rise buildings, especially those on abnormal or poor ground. A wealth of expert information and advice is brought together dealing with the key aspects a designer must consider in order to...

Maintenance, Safety, Risk, Management and Life-Cycle Performance of Bridges: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2018), 9-13 July 2018, Melbourne, Australia

Nigel Powers, Dan M. Frangopol, Riadh Al-Mahaidi, Colin Caprani
June 19, 2018

Maintenance, Safety, Risk, Management and Life-Cycle Performance of Bridges contains lectures and papers presented at the Ninth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2018), held in Melbourne, Australia, 9-13 July 2018. This volume consists of a book of...

Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering IX: Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering (NUMGE 2018), June 25-27, 2018, Porto, Portugal

António S. Cardoso, José L. Borges, Pedro A. Costa, António T. Gomes, José C. Marques, Castorina S. Vieira
June 19, 2018

Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering IX contains 204 technical and scientific papers presented at the 9th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering (NUMGE2018, Porto, Portugal, 25—27 June 2018). The papers cover a wide range of topics in the field of...

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