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Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 57

1st Edition

S. J. Hawkins, A. L. Allcock, A. E. Bates, L. B. Firth, I. P. Smith, S. E. Swearer, P. A. Todd
August 19, 2019

Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review remains one of the most cited sources in marine science and oceanography. The ever increasing interest in work in oceanography and marine biology and its relevance to global environmental issues, especially global climate change and its impacts,...

Sustainable Development and Innovations in Marine Technologies: Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of the Maritme Association of the Mediterranean (IMAM 2019), September 9-11, 2019, Varna, Bulgaria

1st Edition

Petar Georgiev, Carlos Guedes Soares
August 19, 2019

Sustainable Development and Innovations in Marine Technologies includes the papers presented at the 18th International Congress of the Maritime Association of the Mediterranean (IMAM 2019, Varna, Bulgaria, 9-11 September 2019). Sustainable Development and Innovations in Marine Technologies...

Load Testing of Bridges: Two Volume Set

1st Edition

Eva O.L. Lantsoght
August 15, 2019

Load Testing of Bridges, featuring contributions from almost fifty authors from around the world across two interrelated volumes, deals with the practical aspects, the scientific developments, and the international views on the topic of load testing of bridges. Volume 12, Load Testing of Bridges:...

Subsurface Upgrading of Heavy Crude Oils and Bitumen

1st Edition

Cesar Ovalles
August 12, 2019

Heavy crude oils and bitumen represent more than 50% of all hydrocarbons available on the planet. These feedstocks have a low amount of distillable material and high level of contaminants that make their production, transportation, and refining difficult and costly by conventional technologies....

Life-Cycle of Structures Under Uncertainty: Emphasis on Fatigue-Sensitive Civil and Marine Structures

1st Edition

Dan M. Frangopol, Sunyong Kim
August 05, 2019

Life-cycle analysis is a systematic tool for efficient and effective service life management of deteriorating structures. In the last few decades, theoretical and practical approaches for life-cycle performance and cost analysis have been developed extensively due to increased demand on structural...

Plant-Soil Slope Interaction

1st Edition

Charles Wang Wai Ng, Anthony Leung, Junjun Ni
August 02, 2019

This inter-disciplinary book provides the latest advanced knowledge of plant effects on vegetated soil properties such as water retention capability, water permeability function, shear strength, slope hydrology, movements and failure mechanisms, and applies this knowledge to the solution of slope...

Transport and Interactions of Chlorides in Cement-based Materials

1st Edition

Caijun Shi, Qiang Yuan, Fuqiang He, Xiang Hu
July 31, 2019

Chloride-induced corrosion is the most important durability issue of reinforced concrete structures, and the prediction and prevention of chloride-induced corrosion has attracted considerable interest all over the world. Given that chloride penetrates through the concrete cover, the issues...

Human Factors in the Maritime Domain

1st Edition

Michelle Grech, Tim Horberry, Thomas Koester
July 29, 2019

The piecemeal fashion in which human factors research has been conducted in the maritime domain makes information retrieval available only by scanning through numerous research journals and conference papers. Bringing together human factors information from this and other domains, Human Factors in...

Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering for Protection and Development of Environment and Constructions: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, (ICEGE 2019), June 17-20, 2019, Rome, Italy

1st Edition

Francesco Silvestri, Nicola Moraci
July 19, 2019

Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering for Protection and Development of Environment and Constructions contains invited, keynote and theme lectures and regular papers presented at the 7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (Rome, Italy, 17-20 June 2019. The contributions...

The Restoration of Ghirlandina Tower in Modena and the Assessment of Soil-Structure Interaction by Means of Dynamic Identification Techniques

1st Edition

Rosella Cadignani, Renato Lancellotta, Donato Sabia
July 19, 2019

This book is the first of a series of volumes on Built Heritage and Geotechnics, intended to reach a wide audience: professionals and academics in the fields of civil engineering, architecture, restoration and cultural heritage management, and even the wider public. The present volume provides...

Structures and Architecture - Bridging the Gap and Crossing Borders: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Structures and Architecture (ICSA 2019), July 24-26, 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

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Paulo J.S. Cruz
July 17, 2019

Structures and Architecture – Bridging the Gap and Crossing Borders contains the lectures and papers presented at the Fourth International Conference on Structures and Architecture (ICSA2019) that was held in Lisbon, Portugal, in July 2019. It also contains a multimedia device with the full texts...

Safer Seas: Systematic Accident Prevention

1st Edition

Koji Fukuoka
July 15, 2019

Marine accidents can occur at any time and everywhere in the world, resulting in loss of life, property, environment and reputation of the companies involved. Preventing accidents and establishing a safer world without accidents is an important agenda for the maritime industry. Since the...

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