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Image-Based Damage Assessment for Underwater Inspections

1st Edition

Michael O’Byrne, Bidisha Ghosh, Franck Schoefs, Vikram Pakrashi
August 20, 2018

Inspection is crucial to the management of ageing infrastructure. Visual information on structures is regularly collected but very little work exists on its organised and quantitative analysis, even though image processing can significantly enhance these inspection processes and transfer real...

Geologic Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste

1st Edition

Roland Pusch, Raymond N Yong, Masashi Nakano
August 14, 2018

This new book presents the best practices for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste, and compares the leading methodologies of Very Deep Hole (VDH) and Mined Repository (MR) approaches. It also assesses their respective waste isolation capacities in both the short- and long-term, and weighs...

Constructability: A Tool for Project Management

1st Edition

Sharmin Khan
August 14, 2018

This book focuses on Constructability, a project management tool and its effectiveness in promotion of sustainable development and architecture. Constructability concentrates on the optimum use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, engineering, procurement and field operations to...

Site Investigation using Resistivity Imaging

1st Edition

Sahadat Hossain, Golam Kibria, Sadik Khan
August 10, 2018

Subsurface investigation is the most important phase of any civil engineering construction or development activities. The geologic conditions can be extremely complex, variable, and subject to change with time; soil test borings and in-situ tests are employed to obtain subsoil information....

Dam Surveillance Guide

1st Edition

CIGB ICOLD
August 10, 2018

Dams are part of human achievements that induce great benefits for society but also bear a potential risk to people, property and the natural environment. The risk of a dam rupture is extremely low and diffi cult to quantify accurately. The aim of ‘Dam surveillance’ (ICOLD Bulletin 158), is to help...

Flood Evaluation and Dam Safety

1st Edition

CIGB ICOLD
August 10, 2018

Hydrology and dams are two fields that are obviously closely related. Four bulletins have so far been published by the Committee: Selection of Design Flood – Current methods, Dams and Floods – Guidelines and cases histories, Role of Dams in Flood Mitigation – A review and Integrated Flood...

Surface and Underground Excavations: Methods, Techniques and Equipment

2nd Edition

Ratan Raj Tatiya
August 10, 2018

Surface and Underground Excavations – Methods, Techniques and Equipment (2nd edition) covers the latest technologies and developments in the excavation arena at any locale: surface or underground. In the first few chapters, unit operations are discussed and subsequently, excavation techniques are...

Emerging Trends in Engineering, Science and Technology for Society, Energy and Environment: Proceedings of the International Conference in Emerging Trends in Engineering, Science and Technology (ICETEST 2018), January 18-20, 2018, Thrissur, Kerala, India

1st Edition

Rajesh Vanchipura, K.S. Jiji
August 07, 2018

The International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, Science and Technology (ICETEST) was held at the Government Engineering College, Thrissur, Kerala, India, from 18th to 20th January 2018, with the theme, “Society, Energy and Environment”, covering related topics in the areas of Civil...

Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis

1st Edition

Praveen Nagarajan
August 06, 2018

This book deals with matrix methods of structural analysis for linearly elastic framed structures. It starts with background of matrix analysis of structures followed by procedure to develop force-displacement relation for a given structure using flexibility and stiffness coefficients. The...

The Indian Ocean Tsunami

1st Edition

Tad S. Murty, U. Aswathanarayana, Niru Nirupama
July 30, 2018

The Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 is considered to have been one of the worst natural disasters in history, affecting twelve countries, from Indonesia to Somalia. 175,000 people are believed to have lost their lives, almost 50,000 were registered as missing and 1.7 million people were...

Concrete in Extreme Environments

1st Edition

John Bull, Ziangming Zhou
July 30, 2018

Contemporary events have shown that buildings designed to modern day codes need to be able to resist accidental extreme actions such as impact, explosions, weather, chemical and seismic events. This is one of the reasons for the present reviewing of the Eurocodes used to design concrete structures....

High-Speed Rail in Poland: Advances and Perspectives

1st Edition

Andrzej Zurkowski
July 24, 2018

The Railway Research Institute (Instytut Kolejnictwa) in Warsaw was established in 1951 and was, until 2000, part of the Polish State Railways (PKP). At pre-sent, it serves as an independent entity, it is subordinated to the minister responsible for transport. Since its inception, the Institute has...

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