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Developments in Maritime Transportation and Harvesting of Sea Resources Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean (IMAM 2017), Octob by Carlos Guedes (Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal) Soares Developments in Maritime Transportation and Harvesting of Sea Resources Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean (IMAM 2017), Octob
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The IMAM Congress is a forum organised by the maritime technical community of the Mediterranean, attended by qualified representatives from the academic and professional sectors worldwide. Although the initial Congresses have focussed on areas in and around the Mediterranean, IMAM...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

Progress(es), Theories and Practices Proceedings of the 3rd International Multidisciplinary Congress on Proportion Harmonies Identities (PHI 2017), October 4-7, 2017, Bari, Italy by Mario S. (CIAUD, Faculdade de Arquitetura, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal) Ming Kong Progress(es), Theories and Practices Proceedings of the 3rd International Multidisciplinary Congress on Proportion Harmonies Identities (PHI 2017), October 4-7, 2017, Bari, Italy
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The texts presented in Proportion Harmonies and Identities (PHI) Progress(es) - Theories and Practices were compiled with the intent to establish a platform for the presentation, interaction and dissemination of research. It also aims to foster awareness and discussion on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

Design and Construction of Modern Steel Railway Bridges by John F. Unsworth Design and Construction of Modern Steel Railway Bridges

This new edition encompasses current design methods used for steel railway bridges in both SI and Imperial (US Customary) units. It discusses the planning of railway bridges and the appropriate types of bridges based on planning considerations. Modern steel material...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

Shell Structures: Theory and Applications XI Proceedings of the 11th International Conference Shell Structures: Theory and Applications, (SSTA 2017), October 11-13, 2017, Gdansk, Poland by Wojciech Witkowski Shell Structures: Theory and Applications XI Proceedings of the 11th International Conference Shell Structures: Theory and Applications, (SSTA 2017), October 11-13, 2017, Gdansk, Poland

Shell Structures: Theory and Applications XI will contain the proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Shell Structures, held in Gdansk, Poland on October 11-13, 2017.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Empfehlungen des Arbeitskreises Baugrunddynamik : Buch Plus by Deutsche Gesell Empfehlungen des Arbeitskreises Baugrunddynamik : Buch Plus


Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

Historic Indoor Microclimate of the Heritage Buildings A Guideline for Professionals who care for Heritage Buildings by Kristian Fabbri Historic Indoor Microclimate of the Heritage Buildings A Guideline for Professionals who care for Heritage Buildings

Offering readers essential insights into the relationship between ancient buildings, their original and current indoor microclimates, this book details how the (generally) virtuous relationship between buildings and their typical microclimate changed due to the introduction of new heating, ventilation, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

Feasibility Studies in Construction Projects Practice and Procedure by Michael (Kulwin Consulting) Kulwin Feasibility Studies in Construction Projects Practice and Procedure

Feasibility Studies in Construction Projects covers all aspects of feasibility study analysis including assumptions, the preparation of a feasibility study for submission, and the necessary elements to consider regarding the project cycle. The book also provides templates for use in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Water Pipeline Condition Assessment by George F. Ruchti Water Pipeline Condition Assessment

Provides water utilities with an appropriate path for determining the structural status of an individual pipeline or pipeline system. This manual focuses on the larger diameter transmission pipelines of water utilities. It provides technical information and recommendations to set priorities...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Handbook of Environmental Analysis Chemical Pollutants in Air, Water, Soil, and Solid Wastes by Pradyot Patnaik Handbook of Environmental Analysis Chemical Pollutants in Air, Water, Soil, and Solid Wastes

The Handbook will cover all aspects of environmental analysis and will examine the emergence of many new classes of pollutants in recent years. It will provide information on an array of topics from instrumentation, analytical techniques, and sample preparations to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

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Non-Destructive Techniques for the Assessment and Preservation of Historic Structures by Hugo Rodrigues Non-Destructive Techniques for the Assessment and Preservation of Historic Structures

New technologies play an increasingly important role in the analysis, monitoring, restoration, and preservation of historic structures. These technological systems continue to get more advanced and complex, for example: 3D digital construction and documentation programming, 3D imaging data (including laser...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Geomechanics of Marine Anchors by Charles Aubeny Geomechanics of Marine Anchors

This book provides a comprehensive guide for the analysis and design of anchor systems used for mooring offshore floating structures. Much of the experience is based on applications toward the offshore oil and gas industry, but the substantial potential for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Modelling Morphological Response of Large Tidal Inlet Systems to Sea Level Rise UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis by Pushpa Kumara Dissanayake Modelling Morphological Response of Large Tidal Inlet Systems to Sea Level Rise UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

The research presented in this work qualitatively investigates the morphodynamic response of a large tidal inlet/basin system to future relative sea level rise (RSLR) using the state-of-the-art Delft3D numerical model. Understanding the potential impacts of RSLR on these systems is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Preservation of Natural Stone and Rock Weathering Proceedings of the ISRM Workshop W3, Madrid, Spain, 14 July 2007 by Pedro Sola Preservation of Natural Stone and Rock Weathering Proceedings of the ISRM Workshop W3, Madrid, Spain, 14 July 2007

Natural stone is utilised in monumental works both as a construction material and as a foundation. This volume contains papers and special lectures on monument preservation, reflecting a broad spectrum of issues in three different fields: Architecture, Civil Engineering and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Clayey Barrier Systems for Waste Disposal Facilities by J.R. Booker Clayey Barrier Systems for Waste Disposal Facilities

The authors discuss all key aspects of the design of barrier systems, including leachate collection, natural barriers such as clayey aquitards, clay liners, geomembrane and composite liners.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Construction Site Management and Labor Productivity Improvement How To Improve the Bottom Line and Shorten the Project Schedule by H. Randolph Thomas, Ralph D. Ellis Construction Site Management and Labor Productivity Improvement How To Improve the Bottom Line and Shorten the Project Schedule
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Provides common-sense management practices that are easy to implement to avoid events leading to productivity and schedule degradation. With more than 70 years of combined experience, Thomas and Ellis have monitored more than 200 active construction projects measuring labour productivity,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Underground Works under Special Conditions Proceedings of the ISRM Workshop W1, Madrid, Spain, 6-7 July 2007 by Manuel Romana Underground Works under Special Conditions Proceedings of the ISRM Workshop W1, Madrid, Spain, 6-7 July 2007

This book contains papers and special lectures presented at the workshop Underground Works under Special Conditions held in Madrid in 2007, within the framework of the 11th International Congress of the International Society for Rock Mechanics. It contains a comprehensive...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

List of Members 2001: ISSMGE International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering by International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering List of Members 2001: ISSMGE International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Wavelet Analysis in Civil Engineering by Pranesh (Tata Steel, Netherlands) Chatterjee Wavelet Analysis in Civil Engineering
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Wavelets as a Powerful Signal Processing Tool The principles of wavelets can be applied to a range of problems in civil engineering structures, such as earthquake-induced vibration analysis, bridge vibrations, and damage identification. This book is particularly useful for graduate...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Finite Element and Boundary Methods in Structural Acoustics and Vibration by Noureddine (Universite de Sherbrooke, Dept of Mechanical Engineering) Atalla, Franck (IRSST, Canada) Sgard Finite Element and Boundary Methods in Structural Acoustics and Vibration
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Effectively Construct Integral Formulations Suitable for Numerical Implementation Finite Element and Boundary Methods in Structural Acoustics and Vibration provides a unique and in-depth presentation of the finite element method (FEM) and the boundary element method (BEM) in structural acoustics and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Wind Loading of Structures, Third Edition by John D. (JDH Consulting, Australia) Holmes Wind Loading of Structures, Third Edition
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A Definitive Up-to-Date Reference Wind forces from various types of extreme wind events continue to generate ever-increasing damage to buildings and other structures. Wind Loading of Structures, Third Edition fills an important gap as an information source for practicing and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Disaster Resilience Management of Infrastructure Systems Computational Modeling and Geospatial Technologies by Waheed (University of Mississippi, Department of Civil Engineering, Oxford, Mississippi, United States) Uddin Disaster Resilience Management of Infrastructure Systems Computational Modeling and Geospatial Technologies
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This book outlines the geospatial technologies and analytical tools needed for safeguarding built infrastructure assets from natural disasters, and preparing for disaster resilience and risk reduction. It takes a whole life approach to infrastructure destruction and the related cost of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Structural Concrete Strut-And-Tie Models for Unified Design by Wai-Fah Chen Structural Concrete Strut-And-Tie Models for Unified Design

This book will examine the application of strut-and-tie models (STM) for the design of structural concrete. It will present state-of-the-art information, from fundamental theories to practical engineering applications, and will also provide innovative solutions for many design problems that are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Multi-layer Composite Pavement System under Blast Load by Jun Wu Multi-layer Composite Pavement System under Blast Load

This book proposes the concept of a multi-layer pavement system to fulfill the blast resistance requirement for pavement design. Furthermore, field blast tests were conducted to show the actual behavior of this multi-layer pavement system subjected to blast load under...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Pavement Engineering Principles and Practice by Rajib B. Mallick Pavement Engineering Principles and Practice

Pavement Engineering will cover the entire range of pavement construction, from soil preparation to structural design and life-cycle costing and analysis. It will link the concepts of mix and structural design, while also placing emphasis on pavement evaluation and rehabilitation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

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The Contractor's NEC3 ECC Handbook by Steven C. Evans The Contractor's NEC3 ECC Handbook

Addresses the daily challenges faced by contractors who use the NEC3 ECC with clear, practical and useable advice on how to solve them Written in plain English for contractors and their staff, this book explains how the NEC3 contract works...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2017

New York Bridge Conference Proceedings of the 9th New York Bridge Conference, August 21-22, 2017, New York City, USA by Khaled Mahmoud New York Bridge Conference Proceedings of the 9th New York Bridge Conference, August 21-22, 2017, New York City, USA


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Users Guide to Physical Modelling and Experimentation Experience of the HYDRALAB Network by Lynne E. Frostick Users Guide to Physical Modelling and Experimentation Experience of the HYDRALAB Network

A Users Guide to Hydraulic Modelling and Experimentation provides a systematic, comprehensive summary of the progress made through HYDRALAB III . The book combines the expertise of many of the leading hydraulic experimentalists in Europe and identifies current best practice...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Geotechnics and Heritage Historic Towers by Renato Lancellotta Geotechnics and Heritage Historic Towers

Conservation of monuments and historic sites is one of the most challenging problems facing modern civilization. It involves various cultural, humanistic, social, technical, economical and administrative factors, intertwining in inextricable patterns. The complexity of the topic is such that guidelines...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Geotechnics and Heritage Historic Towers by Renato Lancellotta Geotechnics and Heritage Historic Towers

Geotechnics and Historic Towers is an edited volume offering very interesting and carefully selected case histories. It offers well documented methodological approaches to study similar cases elsewhere and affords deep insight into the cultural value of historic towers and the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Engineered Concrete Mix Design and Test Methods, Second Edition by Irving Kett Engineered Concrete Mix Design and Test Methods, Second Edition

As every civil engineer knows, Portland Cement is the most versatile and important material of construction, and will probably remain so far into the future. Yet few books, if any, exist that offer an in-depth analysis of the mixing and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Finite Element Mesh Generation by Daniel S. H. (University of Hong Kong) Lo Finite Element Mesh Generation

Highlights the Progression of Meshing Technologies and Their Applications Finite Element Mesh Generation provides a concise and comprehensive guide to the application of finite element mesh generation over 2D domains, curved surfaces, and 3D space. Organised according to the geometry...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2017

Loess and Loess Geohazards in China by Yanrong (Taiyuan University of Technology PR China) Li Loess and Loess Geohazards in China

As a newly formed sediment, loess covers about 10% of the Earth's surface area. The loess covered areas are regions of dense industrial and agricultural development and population concentration in the World, and are also significant in wheat production. This...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Flow Adaptive Schemes by Vendrana Kutija Flow Adaptive Schemes

A study in the development of flow adaptive numerical schemes in computational hydraulics directed to enhancing modelling capabilities. Examples covered include additional flow resistance due to flexible vegetation; one-dimensional supercritical flow; and flow in networks of channels.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Pozzolanic and Cementitious Materials by V.M. Malhotra Pozzolanic and Cementitious Materials

This volume provides an overview of the mineral admixtures used in concrete, including silica fume, slag, rice-husk ash, fly ash and natural pozzolans. It also includes the mineral/chemical composition of the admixtures, their chemical reactions with cement and as a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Fundamentals of Ground Engineering by John Atkinson Fundamentals of Ground Engineering

Fundamentals of Ground Engineering is an unconventional study guide that serves up the key principles, theories, definitions, and analyses of geotechnical engineering in bite-sized pieces. This book contains brief?one or two pages per topic?snippets of information covering the geotechnical engineering...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Wet Scrubbers, Second Edition by Howard D. Hesketh Wet Scrubbers, Second Edition

A basic technical book on the design and application of gas cleaning technologies that use liquids, first published in the 1980's and used by plant and environmental engineers, regulatory personnel, and others concerned with air pollution. The second edition enlarges...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

An approach to medium-term coastal morphological modelling UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis by Giles Lesser An approach to medium-term coastal morphological modelling UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

This thesis presents the implementation of fully three-dimensional sediment transport and morphological updating formulations within a proven three-dimensional hydrodynamic flow solver. The thesis briefly discusses the formulations used to model both suspended and bed-load transport of non-cohesive sediment, and describes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Fluid Mechanics for Civil Engineers SI edition by N.B. Webber Fluid Mechanics for Civil Engineers SI edition

This well-established text book fills the gap between the general texts on fluid mechanics and the highly specialised volumes on hydraulic engineering.It covers all aspects of hydraulic science normally dealt with in a civil engineering degree course and will be...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Earth Pressure and Earth-Retaining Structures, Third Edition by Chris R.I. Clayton Earth Pressure and Earth-Retaining Structures, Third Edition

Effectively Calculate the Pressures of Soil When it comes to designing and constructing retaining structures that are safe and durable, understanding the interaction between soil and structure is at the foundation of it all. Laying down the groundwork for the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

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