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Wind Loading of Structures, Third Edition

John D. Holmes
October 01, 2017

A Definitive Up-to-Date Reference Wind forces from various types of extreme wind events continue to generate ever-increasing damage to buildings and other structures. Wind Loading of Structures, Third Edition fills an important gap as an information source for practicing and academic engineers...

Structural Analysis: A Unified Classical and Matrix Approach, Seventh Edition

Amin Ghali, Adam Neville
September 28, 2017

This comprehensive textbook combines classical and matrix-based methods of structural analysis and develops them concurrently. It is widely used by civil and structural engineering lecturers and students because of its clear and thorough style and content. The text is used for undergraduate and...

Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2018

September 28, 2017

This year the rates in the book include contractor’s overheads and profit, making the book easier for design and planning professionals. Now in its 37th edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2018 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and...

Structural Concrete: Strut-and-Tie Models for Unified Design

Salah El-Metwally, Wai-Fah Chen
September 27, 2017

This book examines the application of strut-and-tie models (STM) for the design of structural concrete. It presents state-of-the-art information, from fundamental theories to practical engineering applications, and also provides innovative solutions for many design problems that are not...

Shell Structures: Theory and Applications Volume 4: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference "Shell Structures: Theory and Applications, (SSTA 2017), October 11-13, 2017, Gdansk, Poland

Wojciech Pietraszkiewicz, Wojciech Witkowski
September 25, 2017

Shells are basic structural elements of modern technology and everyday life. Examples of shell structures in technology include automobile bodies, water and oil tanks, pipelines, silos, wind turbine towers, and nanotubes. Nature is full of living shells such as leaves of trees, blooming flowers,...

Theory of Differential Equations in Engineering and Mechanics

Kam Tim Chau
September 22, 2017

This gives comprehensive coverage of the essential differential equations students they are likely to encounter in solving engineering and mechanics problems across the field -- alongside a more advance volume on applications. This first volume covers a very broad range of theories related to...

Construction Quality Management: Principles and Practice

Tim Howarth, David Greenwood
September 21, 2017

Quality management is essential for facilitating the competitiveness of modern day commercial organisations. Excellence in quality management is a requisite for construction organisations who seek to remain competitive and successful. The challenges presented by competitive construction markets and...

Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook, Second Edition: Electromagnetic, Optical, Radiation, Chemical, and Biomedical Measurement

John G. Webster, Halit Eren
September 21, 2017

The Second Edition of the bestselling Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook brings together all aspects of the design and implementation of measurement, instrumentation, and sensors. Reflecting the current state of the art, it describes the use of instruments and techniques for...

Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2018

September 21, 2017

SPON'S CIVIL ENGINEERING AND HIGHWAY WORKS PRICE BOOK 2018 from AECOM gives costs for both general and civil engineering works and highway works. It provides a full breakdown of labour, plant and material elements, with labour rates updated. cost guidance is given at a number of levels, varying...

Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2018

September 21, 2017

The MEP sector continues to perform well within the overall construction market, with strong tender price inflation of 3-5% since last year’s edition.   Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2018 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services engineering price...

Progress(es), Theories and Practices: Proceedings of the 3rd International Multidisciplinary Congress on Proportion Harmonies Identities (PHI 2017), October 4-7, 2017, Bari, Italy

Mário S. Ming Kong, Maria do Rosário Monteiro, Maria João Pereira Neto
September 21, 2017

The texts presented in Proportion Harmonies and Identities (PHI) - Progress(es) - Theories and Practices were compiled with the intent to establish a platform for the presentation, interaction and dissemination of research. It aims also to foster the awareness of and discussion on the topics of...

Geomechanics of Marine Anchors

Charles Aubeny
September 19, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive guide for the analysis and design of anchor systems used for mooring offshore floating structures. Much of the experience is based on applications toward the offshore oil and gas industry, but the substantial potential for offshore renewable energy systems is...