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Mining goes Digital: Proceedings of the 39th International Symposium 'Application of Computers and Operations Research in the Mineral Industry' (APCOM 2019), June 4-6, 2019, Wroclaw, Poland

1st Edition

Christoph Mueller, Winfred Assibey-Bonsu, Ernest Baafi, Christoph Dauber, Chris Doran, Marek Jerzy Jaszczuk, Oleg Nagovitsyn
June 04, 2019

The conferences on ‘Applications for Computers and Operations Research in the Minerals Industry’ (APCOM) initially focused on the optimization of geostatistics and resource estimation. Several standard methods used in these fields were presented in the early days of APCOM. While geostatistics...

Advances in Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation

1st Edition

Adam Weintrit, Tomasz Neumann
June 04, 2019

This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the 13th International Conference on Marina Navigation and Safety of Sea Transport and is addressed to scientists and professionals in order to share their expert knowledge, experience and research results concerning all aspects of navigation,...

Nonlinear Dynamics of Structures Under Extreme Transient Loads

1st Edition

Adnan Ibrahimbegovic, Naida Ademović
May 30, 2019

The effect of combined extreme transient loadings on a structure is not well understood—whether the source is man-made, such as an explosion and fire, or natural, such as an earthquake or extreme wind loading. A critical assessment of current knowledge is timely (with Fukushima-like disasters or...

Introduction to Unified Strength Theory

1st Edition

Mao-Hong Yu, Shu-Qi Yu
May 29, 2019

Strength theory deals with the yield or failure of materials under complex stress state. It is very important in mechanics of materials, strength of structures, and mechanical and civil engineering. Unified strength theory is a series of yield criteria and failure criteria other than a single...

Dissertation Research and Writing for Built Environment Students

4th Edition

Shamil G. Naoum
May 28, 2019

Dissertation Research and Writing for Built Environment Students is a step-by-step guide to get students through their final year research project. Trusted and developed over three previous editions, the new fourth edition shows you how to select a dissertation topic, write a proposal, conduct a...

Understanding Building Stones and Stone Buildings

1st Edition

John A. Hudson, John W. Cosgrove
May 14, 2019

This book covers the wide spectrum of subjects relating to obtaining and using building stones, starting with their geological origin and then describing the nature of granites, volcanics, limestones, sandstones, flint, metamorphic stones, breccias and conglomerates, with emphasis being placed on...

Digital Quality Management in Construction

1st Edition

Paul Marsden
May 07, 2019

Much has been written about Building Information Modelling (BIM) driving collaboration and innovation, but how will future quality managers and engineers develop digital capabilities in augmented and video realities, with business intelligence platforms, robots, new materials, artificial...

The Connectivity of Innovation in the Construction Industry

1st Edition

Malena Ingemansson Havenvid, Åse Linné, Lena E. Bygballe, Chris Harty
May 03, 2019

The construction industry is currently experiencing accelerating developments concerning societal demands along with project complexity, internationalization and digitalization. In an attempt to grasp the consequences of these demands on productivity and innovation, this edited book addresses how...

Advanced Soil Mechanics, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

Braja M. Das
April 30, 2019

Now in its fifth edition, this classic textbook continues to offer a well-tailored resource for beginning graduate students in geotechnical engineering. Further developing the basic concepts from undergraduate study, it provides a solid foundation for advanced study. This new edition addresses a...

Geotechnics Fundamentals and Applications in Construction: New Materials, Structures, Technologies and Calculations

1st Edition

Rashid Mangushev, Askar Zhussupbekov, Yoshinori Iwasaki, Igor Sakharov
April 30, 2019

Geotechnical Fundamentals and Applications in Construction. New Materials, Structures, Technologies and Calculations contains the papers presented at the International Conference on Geotechnical Fundamentals and Applications in Construction. New Materials, Structures, Technologies and Calculations...

Engineered Repairs of Composite Structures

1st Edition

Rikard Benton Heslehurst
April 29, 2019

Engineered Repairs of Composite Structures provides a detailed discussion, analysis, and procedures for effective and efficient repair design of advanced composite structures. It discusses the identification of damage types and the effect on structural integrity in composite structures, leading to...

Tunnels and Underground Cities. Engineering and Innovation Meet Archaeology, Architecture and Art: Proceedings of the WTC 2019 ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress (WTC 2019), May 3-9, 2019, Naples, Italy

1st Edition

Daniele Peila, Giulia Viggiani, Tarcisio Celestino
April 24, 2019

Tunnels and Underground Cities: Engineering and Innovation meet Archaeology, Architecture and Art contains the contributions presented at the World Tunnel Congress 2019 (Naples, Italy, 3-9 May 2019). The use of underground space is continuing to grow, due to global urbanization, public demand for...

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