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Engineering Dynamics and Vibrations

1st Edition

Junbo Jia, Jeom Kee Paik
January 09, 2019

Engineering dynamics and vibrations has become an essential topic for ensuring structural integrity and operational functionality in different engineering areas. However, practical problems regarding dynamics and vibrations are in many cases handled without success despite large expenditures. This...

Petroleum Fluid Phase Behavior: Characterization, Processes, and Applications

1st Edition

Raj Deo Tewari, Abhijit Y. Dandekar, Jaime Moreno Ortiz
January 03, 2019

This book deals with complex fluid characterization of oil and gas reservoirs, emphasizing the importance of PVT parameters for practical application in reservoir simulation and management. It covers modeling of PVT parameters, QA/QC of PVT data from lab studies, EOS modeling, PVT simulation and...

Geothermal Systems and Energy Resources: Turkey and Greece

1st Edition

Alper Baba, Jochen Bundschuh, D. Chandrasekharam
January 03, 2019

In the region comprising Turkey and Greece, people have been using water from geothermal sources for bathing and washing of clothes since ancient times. This region falls within the Alpine-Himalayan orogenic belt and hence is a locus of active volcanism and tectonism and experiences frequent...

Debris Flow: Mechanics, Prediction and Countermeasures, 2nd edition

2nd Edition

Tamotsu Takahashi
January 03, 2019

This is the 2nd edition of one of the most comprehensive accounts of debris flow, describing both theoretical and applied aspects. In the first part, the fundamental mechanical characteristics are discussed, including flow characteristics, type classification, mechanics, occurrence and development,...

Mechanics of Elastic Waves and Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation

1st Edition

Tribikram Kundu
January 02, 2019

Summary:This book presents necessary background knowledge on mechanics to understand and analyze elastic wave propagation in solids and fluids.  This knowledge is necessary for elastic wave propagation modeling and for interpreting experimental data generated during ultrasonic nondestructive...

Differential Equations in Engineering and Mechanics: 2 volume set -- Theory and Applications

1st Edition

Kam Tim Chau
December 21, 2018

These two volumes give comprehensive coverage of the essential differential equations students they are likely to encounter in solving engineering and mechanics problems. They cover a very broad range of theories related to solving differential equations, mathematical preliminaries, ODE (n-th order...

The Business of Mining: The Mining Business, Uncertainty, Project Variables and Risk, Royalty Agreements, Pricing and Contract Systems, and Accounting for the Extractive Industry

1st Edition

Odwyn Jones, Eric Lilford, Sam Spearing, Grantley Taylor
December 20, 2018

The Business of Mining complete set of three Focus books will provide 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 first volume presents an overview of the mining...

Concrete-Filled Stainless Steel Tubular Columns

1st Edition

Vipulkumar Patel, Qing Quan Liang, Muhammad Hadi
December 20, 2018

Concrete-filled stainless steel tubular (CFSST) columns are increasingly used in modern composite construction due to their high strength, high ductility, high corrosion resistance, high durability and aesthetics and ease of maintenance. Thin-walled CFSST columns are characterized by the different...

The Business of Mining: Mineral Project Valuation

1st Edition

Odwyn Jones, Eric Lilford, Felix Chan
December 20, 2018

The Business of Mining complete set of three Focus books will provide 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 second volume discusses, in some depth,...

Deep Rock Mechanics: From Research to Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference on Geo-Mechanics, Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources (IC3G 2018), September 21-24, 2018, Chengdu, P.R. China

1st Edition

Heping Xie, Jian Zhao, P G Ranjith
December 13, 2018

At present, deep earth resources remain poorly understood and entirely under-utilised. There is a growing appreciation of the important role deep earth will play in future sustainability, particularly in opportunities for new and sustainable large-scale energy alternatives, and extraction of...

Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Spent Garnet

1st Edition

Habeeb Lateef Muttashar Alzuabidi
December 13, 2018

Rapid industrial growth has witnessed the ever-increasing utilization of sand from rivers for various construction purposes, which has caused disruption to natural ecosystems. Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Spent Garnet presents an investigation into the capacity for these minerals to...

Cutoffs for Dams

1st Edition

December 12, 2018

ICOLD Bulletin 150, Cutoffs for Dams, discusses foundation treatment methods using cutoff-type barriers. High emphasis is given to alluvial deposits throughout this document; however, different materials may require cutoff. The construction of cutoffs has made significant advances mainly through...