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Risk Analysis and Management - Trends, Challenges and Emerging Issues: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2017), June 5-9, 2017, Ostrava, Czech Republic

1st Edition

Ales Bernatik, Chongfu Huang, Olivier Salvi
May 16, 2017

This book collects the papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-2017) held in Ostrava/Prague, Czech Republic, on June 5-9, 2017, organized by VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic. The overall theme of the sixth international...

Hospital Airborne Infection Control

1st Edition

Wladyslaw Kowalski
May 16, 2017

Although nosocomial, or hospital-acquired, infections have been well cataloged and are fairly well understood, traditional solutions have failed to completely eliminate the problem. Even the most modern hospitals find themselves stymied by the persistence of these pathogens in hospital wards and...

Satellite Meteorology, Second Edition

1st Edition

R R Kelkar
May 03, 2017

Satellite Meteorology is the youngest and fastest growing branch of the science of meteorology and the present book traces its fascinating history, describes the current state of art, and envisions its potential and possibilities. The last decade has witnessed a significant improvement in the...

Civil, Architecture and Environmental Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference ICCAE, Taipei, Taiwan, November 4-6, 2016

1st Edition

Jimmy C.M. Kao, Wen-Pei Sung
April 25, 2017

This two-volume work contains the papers presented at the 2016 International Conference on Civil, Architecture and Environmental Engineering (ICCAE 2016) that was held on 4-6 November 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan. The meeting was organized by China University of Technology and Taiwan Society of...

Civil, Architecture and Environmental Engineering Volume 2: Proceedings of the International Conference ICCAE, Taipei, Taiwan, November 4-6, 2016

1st Edition

Jimmy C.M. Kao, Wen-Pei Sung
April 25, 2017

This work contains the papers presented at the 2016 International Conference on Civil, Architecture and Environmental Engineering (ICCAE 2016) that was held on 4-6 November 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan. The meeting was organized by China University of Technology and Taiwan Society of Construction...

Civil, Architecture and Environmental Engineering Volume 1: Proceedings of the International Conference ICCAE, Taipei, Taiwan, November 4-6, 2016

1st Edition

Jimmy C.M. Kao, Wen-Pei Sung
April 25, 2017

This first volume of a two-volume work contains the papers presented at the 2016 International Conference on Civil, Architecture and Environmental Engineering (ICCAE 2016) that was held on 4-6 November 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan. The meeting was organized by China University of Technology and Taiwan...

Organic Compounds in Natural Waters: Analysis and Determination

1st Edition

T Roy Crompton
April 16, 2017

The potential health hazards that might arise from the presence of organic substances in water are a matter of increasing concern to the water industry, environmentalists and the general public alike. This comprehensive reference draws together and systematises the vast body of information...

Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering

2nd Edition

Raymond N. Yong, Catherine N. Mulligan, Masaharu Fukue
April 13, 2017

In the seven years since the publication of the first edition of Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, the combination of population growth and increased exploitation of renewable and non-renewable natural resources has added increased stresses on the quality and health of the...

Geologic Disposal of Low- and Intermediate-Level Radioactive Waste

1st Edition

Roland Pusch, Raymond N. Yong, Masashi Nakano
April 10, 2017

This book will address concepts and techniques for preparation and disposal of low- (LLW) and intermediate-level (ILW) radioactive waste from the nuclear industry, the weapons industry, university labs, research institutes, and from the commercial industry. It will aid decision-makers in finding...

Fundamentals of Sustainability in Civil Engineering

1st Edition

Andrew Braham
April 05, 2017

This book will provide a foundation to understand the development of sustainability in civil engineering, and tools to address the three pillars of sustainability: economics, environment, and society. It will also include case studies in the four major areas of civil engineering: environmental,...

The Sustainable Use of Concrete

1st Edition

Koji Sakai, Takafumi Noguchi
March 31, 2017

Cement-based concrete has excellent properties as a construction material, and the raw materials of cement—rocks, and limestone and clay—are bountiful. Yet its production generates high quantities of CO2, making it a potentially unsustainable material. However, there are no alternatives to concrete...

Technologies for Converting Biomass to Useful Energy: Combustion, Gasification, Pyrolysis, Torrefaction and Fermentation

1st Edition

Erik Dahlquist
March 31, 2017

Officially, the use of biomass for energy meets only 10-13% of the total global energy demand of 140 000 TWh per year. Still, thirty years ago the official figure was zero, as only traded biomass was included. While the actual production of biomass is in the range of 270 000 TWh per year, most of...

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