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Concrete for the Modern Age: Developments in Materials and Processes

Atef Badr, Charles Fentiman, Michael Grantham, Raman Mangabhai
November 30, 2017

This volume presents a wide-ranging review of the latest developments in concrete technology that have been largely missing from the global conference circuit. It the first major international event under the auspices of the Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT) and is appropriately located in the...

Engineering Risk and Hazard Assessment: Volume I

Abraham Kandel
November 29, 2017

The volumes deal with the newly emerging field of �Risk and Hazard Assessment� and its application to science and engineering. These volumes deal with issues such as short-and long-term hazards, setting priorities in safety, fault analysis for process plants, hazard identification and safety...

Advanced Analysis of Steel Frames: Theory, Software, and Applications

W.F. Chen
November 29, 2017

The development of the limit state approach to design in recent years has focused particular attention on two basic requirements: accurate information regarding the behavior of structures throughout the entire range of loading up to the ultimate strength, and simple practical procedures to enable...

Condensed Silica Fume in Concrete

V.M. Malhotra
November 29, 2017

As the first of its kind, this book presents a balanced view of the effect of condensed silica fume on the physical, chemical, mechanical, and durability aspects with respect to cement paste, mortar, and concrete. It discusses the nature and types of condensed silica fume, physical characteristics,...

Engineering Risk and Hazard Assessment: Volume II

Abraham Kandel
November 29, 2017

The volumes deal with the newly emerging field of �Risk and Hazard Assessment� and its application to science and engineering. These volumes deal with issues such as short-and long-term hazards, setting priorities in safety, fault analysis for process plants, hazard identification and safety...

Relative Permeability Of Petroleum Reservoirs

M.M. Honarpour
November 29, 2017

This book enables petroleum reservoir engineers to predict the flow of fluids within a hydrocarbon deposit. Laboratory techniques are described for both steady-state and unsteady state measurements, and the calculation of relative permeability from field data is illustrated. A discussion of...

Stability Design of Steel Frames

Wai-Kai Chen
November 29, 2017

Stability Design of Steel Frames provides a summary of the behavior, analysis and design of structural steel members and frames with flexibly-jointed connections. The book presents the theory and design of structural stability and includes extensions of computer-based analyses for individual...

Handbook of Environmental Control: Cumulative Series Index for Volumes I-V

Richard G Bond
November 29, 2017

This volume which carries the designation �Cumulative Series Index,� is the master key to the first five volumes of the CRC Handbook of Environmental Control. It represents a reasonable effective solution of an inherent problem in the reference information field....

Loess and Loess Geohazards in China

Yanrong Li, Jingui Zhao, Bin Li
November 27, 2017

Loess is a product of aeolian deposition during the Quaternary glaciation cycles and covers approximately 6% of the Earth’s land. The Loess Plateau of China, which is home to a population of nearly three hundred million, has the thickest and most complete loess strata, where loess geohazards occur...

Underground Infrastructure of Urban Areas 4: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Underground Infrastructure of Urban Areas (UIUA 2017), October 25-26, 2017, Wrocklaw, Poland

Cezary Madryas, Andrzej Kolonko, Beata Nienartowicz, Arkadiusz Szot
November 23, 2017

Underground infrastructure undoubtedly constitutes one of the most important engineering equipments of urbanized areas. It includes energy distribution, communications and water, carry away sewage, transportation systems of goods and people, storage facilities of articles, liquids and gases, and...

Thermal Use of Shallow Groundwater

Fritz Stauffer, Peter Bayer, Philipp Blum, Nelson Molina Giraldo, Wolfgang Kinzelbach
November 22, 2017

The thermal use of the shallow subsurface is increasingly being promoted and implemented as one of many promising measures for saving energy. A series of questions arises concerning the design and management of underground and groundwater heat extraction systems, such as the sharing of the thermal...

Developments in Maritime Transportation and Harvesting of Sea Resources (2-Volume set): Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean (IMAM 2017), October 9-11, 2017, Lisbon, Portugal

Carlos Guedes Soares, Ângelo P. Teixeira
November 20, 2017

Maritime Transportation and Harvesting of Sea Resources is a collection of the papers presented at IMAM 2017, the 17th International Congress of the Maritime Association of the Mediterranean (Lisbon, Portugal, 9-11 October 2017). In its seventeenth edition, the IMAM series of Conferences started in...

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