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Advances in Energy, Environment and Materials Science: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Energy, Environment and Materials Science (EEMS 2016), July 29-31, 2016, Singapore

Yeping Wang, Shiquan Zhou
December 06, 2016

The 2016 International Conference on Energy, Environment and Materials Science (EEMS 2016) took place on July 29-31, 2016 in Singapore. EEMS 2016 has been a meeting place for innovative academics and industrial experts in the field of energy and environment research. The primary goal of the...

Environmental Engineering V

Malgorzata Pawlowska, Lucjan Pawlowski
December 05, 2016

Poland, like other post-communist countries, is undergoing a transformation into a capitalist system. This transformation affects the country in many ways: economic, social, psychological and also ecological. Ecological problems are strongly connected with the political, economic and psychological...

Advances and Trends in Engineering Sciences and Technologies II: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Engineering Sciences and Technologies, 29 June - 1 July 2016, High Tatras Mountains, Tatranské Matliare, Slovak Republic

Mohamad Al Ali, Peter Platko
December 05, 2016

These are the proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Engineering Sciences and Technologies (ESaT 2016), held from 29th of June until the 1st of July 2016 in the scenic High Tatras Mountains, Tatranské Matliare, Slovak Republic. After the successful implementation and excellent feedback...

Minerals and Coal Process Calculations

D.V. Subba Rao
December 05, 2016

The aim of process calculations is to evaluate the performance of minerals and coal processing operations in terms of efficiency of the operation, grade of the final products and recovery of the required constituents. To meet these requirements, in-depth detailed calculations are illustrated in...

Mechanics of Structures and Materials XXIV: Proceedings of the 24th Australian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24, Perth, Australia, 6-9 December 2016)

Hong Hao, Chunwei Zhang
December 02, 2016

Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges is a collection of peer-reviewed papers presented at the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, 6-9 December 2016). The contributions from...

Risk Management in Civil Infrastructure

Mohammed M. Ettouney, Sreenivas Alampalli
December 01, 2016

This book presents several original theories for risk, including Theory of Risk Monitoring, and Theory of Risk Acceptance, in addition to several analytical models for computing relative and absolute risk. The book discusses risk limit, states of risk, and the emerging concept of risk monitoring....

Biomass for Biofuels

Katarzyna Bulkowska, Zygmunt Mariusz Gusiatin, Ewa Klimiuk, Artur Pawlowski, Tomasz Pokoj
December 01, 2016

Biomass is a widely available resource, that can be characterized by its high production potential. Enabling the production of different types of biofuels, biomass can be used in both spark-ignition and compression-ignition engines. There is extensive knowledge of the biofuel production process,...

Elementary Structural Analysis and Design of Buildings: A Guide for Practicing Engineers and Students

Dominick R. Pilla
December 01, 2016

This overview of the analysis and design of buildings runs from basic principles and elementary structural analysis to the selection of structural systems and materials, and on to foundations and retaining structures. It presents a variety of approaches and methodologies while featuring...

Seismic Design of Buildings to Eurocode 8, Second Edition

Ahmed Elghazouli
November 24, 2016

This book focuses on the seismic design of building structures and their foundations to Eurocode 8. It covers the principles of seismic design in a clear but brief manner and then links these concepts to the provisions of Eurocode 8. It addresses the fundamental concepts related to seismic hazard,...

Remote Sensing for Sustainability

Qihao Weng
November 23, 2016

Driven by the societal needs and improvement in sensor technology and image processing techniques, remote sensing has become an essential geospatial tool for understanding the Earth and managing Human-Earth interactions. Remote Sensing for Sustainability introduces the current state of the art...

Precast Concrete Structures, Second Edition

Kim S. Elliott
November 22, 2016

This second edition of Precast Concrete Structures introduces the conceptual design ideas for the prefabrication of concrete structures and presents a number of worked examples of designs to Eurocode EC2, before going into the detail of the design, manufacture, and construction of precast concrete...

Underground Aqueducts Handbook

Andreas N. Angelakis, Eustathios Chiotis, Saeid Eslamian, Herbert Weingartner
November 22, 2016

This book presents the major engineering achievements in underground aqueducts from around the world and throughout history. It provides valuable insights into water technologies and management with respect to durability, adaptability to the environment, and sustainability. Comparisons of the...