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Load Testing of Bridges: Proof Load Testing and the Future of Load Testing

1st Edition

Eva O.L. Lantsoght
July 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 13, Load Testing of Bridges:...

Load Testing of Bridges: Current Practice and Diagnostic Load Testing

1st Edition

Eva O.L. Lantsoght
July 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:...

Seaman's Guide to Human Factors, Leadership, and Personnel Management

1st Edition

Jose Rodriguez Cordon
July 11, 2019

Training and certification for Seafarers has been founded on technical aspects, but maybe the most important thing to do aboard a ship is dealing with people. This book, written with seamen in mind, covers areas of expertise that every officer should know to improve motivation, engagement, teamwork...

Sustainable Approaches to Urban Transport

1st Edition

Dinesh Mohan, Geetam Tiwari
July 08, 2019

As cities become increasingly congested, current transport patterns are unsustainable: heavy in energy use, high in economic and environmental cost, and exacerbating inequity between those who can access high-speed travel and those who cannot. Good urban planning develops human-scale cities and...

Supplement to the Position Paper on Dams and the Environment

1st Edition

CIGB ICOLD
July 01, 2019

ICOLD Bulletin 159, Supplement to the Position Paper on Dams and the Environment, summarizes the role of dams in the future in the context of the global environmental changes which have become a significant issue in recent years. Global problems such as climate change have impacts on dam safety....

BIM and Urban Land Administration

1st Edition

Abbas Rajabifard, Behnam Atazadeh, Mohsen Kalantari
June 24, 2019

Rapid urbanization has created an unprecedented pressure on the use of land in cities around the world, resulting in physical and legal complexities. This book explains the theoretical basis and practicality of connecting urban land administration practices with the 3D digital data environment of...

Principles of Structural Design: Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Ram S. Gupta
June 21, 2019

Timber, steel, and concrete are common engineering materials used in structural design. Material choice depends upon the type of structure, availability of material, and the preference of the designer. The design practices the code requirements of each material are very different. In this updated...

Bituminous Mixtures and Pavements VII: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference 'Bituminous Mixtures and Pavements' (7ICONFBMP), June 12-14, 2019, Thessaloniki, Greece

1st Edition

A.F. Nikolaides, E. Manthos
June 18, 2019

Highway engineers are facing the challenge not only to design and construct sustainable and safe pavements properly and economically. This implies a thorough understanding of materials behaviour, their appropriate use in the continuously changing environment, and implementation of constantly...

Youth Technical Sessions Proceedings: VI Youth Forum of the World Petroleum Council - Future Leaders Forum (WPF 2019), June 23-28, 2019, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

1st Edition

Vladimir Litvinenko
June 18, 2019

Over a decade ago the World Petroleum Council launched an initiative to hold an international professional youth forum. The first forum took place in October 2004 in China, and had as its motto: "Young people and innovations are the future of the oil industry." It was the first major event in the...

Designing Transportation Systems for Older Adults

1st Edition

Carryl L. Baldwin, Bridget A. Lewis, Pamela M. Greenwood
June 17, 2019

This book provides comprehensive information needed to assist with all aspects of designing, delivering, or evaluating transportation systems for use by older adults. It presents the necessary background on aging and human factors issues as well as practical guidelines needed to accommodate older...

Quality Auditing in Construction Projects: A Handbook

1st Edition

Abdul Razzak Rumane
June 13, 2019

This book provides construction professionals, designers, contractors and quality auditors involved in construction projects with the auditing skills and processes required to improve construction quality and make their projects more competitive and economical. The processes within the book focus...

Numerical Methods in Computational Mechanics

1st Edition

Jamshid Ghaboussi, Xiping Steven Wu
June 12, 2019

This book explores the numerical algorithms underpinning modern finite element based computational mechanics software. It covers all the major numerical methods that are used in computational mechanics. It reviews the basic concepts in linear algebra and advanced matrix theory, before covering...

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