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The Pneumatic Flow Mixing Method

Masaki Kitazume
October 28, 2016

The pneumatic flow mixing method was developed to stabilize dredged soil and surplus soil for promoting their beneficial use in 1999. The pneumatic flow mixing method is a new type of the ex-situ cement stabilization techniques, in which dredged soil and surplus soil is mixed with a relatively...

Post-Earthquake Fire Analysis in Urban Structures: Risk Management Strategies

Behrouz Behnam
October 20, 2016

Post-earthquake fire is one of the most complicated problems resulting from earthquakes and presents a serious risk to urban structures. Most standards and codes ignore the possibility of post-earthquake fire; thus it is not factored in when determining the ability of buildings to withstand load....

Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2017

October 18, 2016

‘An essential reference for everybody concerned with the calculation of costs of mechanical and electrical works.’ – Cost Engineer …riding with the UK construction industry. Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2017 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services...

Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2017

October 13, 2016

Tender prices performed strongly again in 2016, with a provisional rate increase of 10.3% versus a year earlier. SPON'S CIVIL ENGINEERING AND HIGHWAY WORKS PRICE BOOK 2017 from AECOM gives costs for both general and civil engineering works and highway works. It provides a full breakdown of labour,...

Progress in Renewable Energies Offshore: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore (RENEW2016), Lisbon, Portugal, 24-26 October 2016

C. Guedes Soares
October 13, 2016

Progress in Renewable Energies Offshore includes the papers presented in the 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore (RENEW2016, Lisbon, Portugal, 24-26 October 2016).  The scope of the book is broad, covering all aspects of renewable energies offshore activities such as...

Introduction to Environmental Geotechnology, Second Edition

Hsai-Yang Fang, Ronald C. Chaney
October 06, 2016

This new edition of a bestseller presents updated technology advances that have occurred since publication of the first edition. It increases the utility and scope of the content through numerous case studies and examples and an entirely new set of problems and solutions. The book also has an...

Eco-design of Buildings and Infrastructure

Bruno Peuportier, Fabien Leurent, Jean Roger-Estrade
October 05, 2016

The Chair on Ecodesign for buildings and infrastructures was created by ParisTech in partnership with VINCI with the aim of developing evaluation and simulation tools that integrate all ecodesign aspects (e.g. greenhouse gas emissions, impact on biodiversity, depletion of resources, etc.) and...

Scour and Erosion: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Scour and Erosion (Oxford, UK, 12-15 September 2016)

John Harris, Richard Whitehouse, Sarah Moxon
October 05, 2016

Scour and Erosion includes four keynote lectures from world leading researchers cutting across the themes of scour and erosion, together with 132 peer-reviewed papers from 34 countries, covering the principal themes of: - internal erosion- sediment transport- grain scale to continuum scale-...

Life-Cycle of Engineering Systems: Emphasis on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure: Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2016), 16-19 October 2016, Delft, The Netherlands

Jaap Bakker, Dan M. Frangopol, Klaas van Breugel
October 04, 2016

This volume contains the papers presented at IALCCE2016, the fifth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE2016), to be held in Delft, The Netherlands, October 16-19, 2016. It consists of a book of extended abstracts and a DVD with full papers including the Fazlur R. Khan...

Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2017

October 03, 2016

A general upgrade, with good external works site cost models, strong on composite items and more measured works. Now in its 36th edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2017 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It...

Applied Strength of Materials, Sixth Edition

Robert Mott, Joseph A. Untener
September 27, 2016

Designed for a first course in strength of materials, Applied Strength of Materials has long been the bestseller for Engineering Technology programs because of its comprehensive coverage, and its emphasis on sound fundamentals, applications, and problem-solving techniques. The combination of clear...

Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2017

September 26, 2016

UK construction shows its underlying strength. Tender prices have risen strongly since last year’s book was compiled -- increasing by around 8%, and at an annualised rate of close to 10% in the last half year. Spon’s Architects’ and Builders’ Price Book 2017, compiled by AECOM, still provides the...