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Engineering Economics

J. K. Yates
November 22, 2016

This book provides a straightforward approach to explaining engineering economics that is appropriate for members of all of the major engineering disciplines. It includes real world engineering economic analysis examples, and provides the basic knowledge required for engineers to be able to perform...

Numerical Methods in Computational Mechanics

Jamshid Ghaboussi, Xiping Steven Wu
November 17, 2016

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...

Public Transport Planning with Smart Card Data

Fumitaka Kurauchi, Jan-Dirk Schmöcker
November 10, 2016

Collecting fares through "smart cards" is becoming standard in most advanced public transport networks of major cities around the world. Travellers value their convenience and operators the reduced money handling fees. Electronic tickets also make it easier to integrate fare systems, to create...

Modelling Intelligent Multi-Modal Transit Systems

Agostino Nuzzolo, William H. K. Lam
November 10, 2016

The growing mobility needs of travellers have led to the development of increasingly complex and integrated multi-modal transit networks. Hence, transport agencies and transit operators are now more urgently required to assist in the challenging task of effectively and efficiently planning,...

The Finite Element Method for Boundary Value Problems: Mathematics and Computations

Karan S. Surana, J. N. Reddy
November 02, 2016

Written by two well-respected experts in the field, The Finite Element Method for Boundary Value Problems: Mathematics and Computations bridges the gap between applied mathematics and application-oriented computational studies using FEM. Mathematically rigorous, the FEM is presented as a method of...

Civil Engineering and Urban Planning IV: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Civil Engineering and Urban Planning, Beijing, China, 25-27 July 2015

Yuan-Ming Liu, Dong Fu, Zhen-Xin Tong, Zhi-Qing Bao, Bin Tang
October 28, 2016

Civil Engineering and Urban Planning IV includes the papers presented at the 4th International Conference on Civil Engineering and Urban Planning (CEUP 2015, Beijing, China, 25-27 July 2015). The contributions from experts and world-renowned scientists cover a wide variety of topics: - Civil...

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

AECOM
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

AECOM
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...

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