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Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis

1st Edition

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Praveen Nagarajan
August 6, 2018

This book deals with matrix methods of structural analysis for linearly elastic framed structures. It starts with background of matrix analysis of structures followed by procedure to develop force-displacement relation for a given structure using flexibility and stiffness coefficients. The remaining...

Fluvial Processes: 2nd Edition

1st Edition

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Ana Maria Ferreira da Silva, M. Selim Yalin
August 8, 2017

A stream flowing in alluvium deforms its bed surface, forming ripples, dunes, bars, etc., and, in many instances, it deforms its channel entirely, thereby creating meandering or braiding patterns. It could be said that, in general, an alluvial stream and its deformable boundary undergo a variety of ...

Discontinuous Deformation Analysis in Rock Mechanics Practice

1st Edition

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Yossef H. Hatzor, Guowei Ma, Gen-hua Shi
July 27, 2017

The numerical, discrete element, Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA) method was developed by Dr. Gen-hua Shi while he was working at the University of California, Berkeley, under the supervision of Prof. Richard E. Goodman in the late 1980s. Two-dimensional DDA was published in 1993 and three-d...

Back Analysis in Rock Engineering

1st Edition

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Shunsuke Sakurai
August 17, 2017

This book provides practicing engineers working in the field of design, construction and monitoring of rock structures such as tunnels and slopes with technical information on how to design, how to excavate and how to monitor the structures during their construction. Based on the long-term engineeri...

Innovative Earthquake Soil Dynamics

1st Edition

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Takaji Kokusho
July 27, 2017

Innovative Earthquake Soil Dynamics deals with soil dynamics in earthquake engineering and includes almost all aspects of soil behavior. Both generally accepted basic knowledge as well as advanced and innovative views are accommodated. Major topics are (i) seismic site amplification, (ii) liquefact...

Basic Electrical Installation Work

9th Edition

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Trevor Linsley
September 3, 2018

Everything needed to pass the first part of the City & Guilds 2365 Diploma in Electrical Installations. Basic Electrical Installation Work will be of value to students taking the first year course of an electrical installation apprenticeship, as well as lecturers teaching it. The book provides ...

GIS-Based Simulation and Analysis of Intra-Urban Commuting

1st Edition

Yujie Hu, Fahui Wang
November 15, 2018

This book presents GIS-based simulation, optimization and statistical approaches to measure, map, analyze, and explain commuting patterns including commuting length and efficiency. Several GIS-automated easy-to-use tools will be available, along with sample data, for readers to download and apply...

Geology: Basics for Engineers, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Aurèle Parriaux
November 08, 2018

Geology – Basics for Engineers (second edition) presents the physical and chemical characteristics of the Earth, the nature and the properties of rocks and unconsolidated deposits/sediments, the action of water, how the Earth is transformed by various phenomena at different scales of time and space...

Sustainable Coastal Design and Planning

1st Edition

Elizabeth Mossop
November 06, 2018

This book aims to discuss contemporary ideas about planning and design for coastal resilience, how our thinking about the coast has changed to be far more dynamic and less stable, and to include a better understanding of the implications of climate change. Specifically, the book articulates what...

Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2019

33rd Edition

AECOM
November 06, 2018

SPON'S CIVIL ENGINEERING AND HIGHWAY WORKS PRICE BOOK 2019 from AECOM gives costs for both general and civil engineering works and highway works. It provides a full breakdown of labour, plant and material elements, with labour rates updated. cost guidance is given at a number of levels, varying...

Engineering Economics of Life Cycle Cost Analysis

1st Edition

John Vail Farr, Isaac Faber
November 02, 2018

Engineering has changed dramatically in the last century. With modern computing systems, instantanious communcation, elimination of low/mid management, and extremely efficent supply chains has dramatically affected the responsibilities of engineers at all levels. The future will requires systems...

Cathodic Protection for Reinforced Concrete Structures

1st Edition

Paul M. Chess
November 01, 2018

Cathodic protection of reinforced concrete structures is a technique for rescuing corrosion damaged structures and, in certain instances, preventing them from corroding in the first place, and its use is growing. This book is for specialist contractors, large consultants and owners of corrosion...

Geosynthetic Encased Columns for Soft Soil Improvement

1st Edition

Márcio Almeida, Mario Riccio, Iman Hosseinpour, Dimiter Alexiew
October 30, 2018

The geosynthetic encased column (GEC) is a relatively recent method developed for soft soil improvement. The method was firstly introduced as a concept in the 1980s and first practical applications started in the 1990s. GECs have been widely used in some parts of the world for the last three...

Reservoir Sedimentation: Assessment and Environmental Controls

1st Edition

Kumkum Bhattacharyya, Vijay P. Singh
October 30, 2018

This book appraises the issues of sedimentation in reservoirs and discusses measures that can be employed for the effective management of sediment to prolong the operational life of reservoirs. It provides information for professional consultants and policymakers to enable them to manage dams in...

BIM and Big Data for Construction Cost Management

1st Edition

Weisheng Lu, Chi Cheung Lai, Tung Tse
October 29, 2018

This book is designed to help practitioners and students in a wide range of construction project management professions to understand what building information modelling (BIM) and big data could mean for them and how they should prepare to work successfully on BIM-compliant projects and maintain...

Advances in SAR Remote Sensing of Oceans

1st Edition

Xiaofeng Li, Huadong Guo, Kun-Shan Chen, Xiaofeng Yang
October 26, 2018

SAR remote sensing for ocean and coast monitoring has become a very popular area of geoscience and remote sensing research in recent years. This book is focused on ocean dynamical studies of sea surface phenomena, air-sea interactions, anthropogenic object detection and radar imaging mechanisms....

Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2019

50th Edition

AECOM
October 26, 2018

Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2019 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services engineering price book currently available, providing detailed pricing information across the full range of mechanical and electrical services, together with higher-level costs...

Structural Building Design: Wind and Flood Loads

1st Edition

Syed Mehdi Ashraf
October 25, 2018

This book will cover the latest methods for the structural design to mitigate potential damage due to high-speed winds, storm surges, tornadoes, and inland flooding (all of which could be brought on by hurricane conditions). It will provide detailed explanations of the new ASCE 7-16 standard (to be...

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