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  • Environment and Sustainabilityby Garry Lee

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 632.00

    These proceedings contain papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Environment and Sustainability (ICES 2014) held in Hong Kong. The included papers share ideas, problems and solutions relating to the multifaceted aspects of Environment and Sustainability. more...

  • Earthquake-Soil Interactionby S. Syngellakis

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 220.00

    Comprises a selection of articles on interactions between earthquakes and the soil in which they propagate. The book is concerned with soil composition and geomechanical features, which affect earthquake propagation and intensity; it also addresses detrimental effects of seismic shaking on soil properties and stability. more...

  • Eco-Architecture Vby C. A. Brebbia; R. Pulselli

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 558.00

    This book contains the proceedings of the fifth International Conference on Harmonisation between Architecture and Nature.The papers in this book deal with topics such as building technologies, design by passive systems, design with nature, cultural sensitivity, life cycle assessment, resources and rehabilitation and many others. more...

  • Earthquake Ground Motionby S. Syngellakis

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 176.00

    In the first of two parts, the book deals with issues relating to the characterisation and the rational definition of seismic input. It begins with a study of earthquake records that leads to the identification of their damage potential parameters. The second part deals with ground motion effects on foundation elements and structural integrity. more...

  • The Sustainable City IXby N. Marchettini; C. A. Brebbia; R. Pulselli; S. Bastianoni

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 1,518.00

    Containing the proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability this book addresses the multi-disciplinary aspects of urban planning; a result of the increasing size of cities; the amount of resources and services required and the complexity of modern society. more...

  • Waste Management and the Environment IIIby V. Popov; A.G. Kungolos; C. A. Brebbia; N.F.F. Ebecken; H. Itoh

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 498.00

    Waste management is one of the key issues of modern society and requires constant advancement in the adopted practices and technologies in order to keep up with the new industrial technologies and commodities introduced to the market every year, which can have varying impacts on the environment.This book bring together papers from the Third International... more...

  • Trefftz and Collocation Methodsby Z-C. Li; T-T. Lu; H-Y. Hu; A. H-D. Cheng

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 284.00

    This book covers a class of numerical methods that are generally referred to as ‘Collocation methods’. Different from the Finite Element and the Finite Difference methods, the discretization and approximation of the collocation method is based on a set of unstructured points in space. This ‘meshless’ feature is attractive because... more...

  • Computational Mechanics for Heritage Structuresby B.P. Leftheris; M.E. Stavroulaki; A.C. Sapounaki; G.E. Stavroulakis

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 278.00

    This book deals with applications of advanced computational-mechanics techniques for structural analysis, strength rehabilitation and aseismic design of monuments, historical buildings and related structures.The authors have extensive experience working with complicated structural analysis problems in civil and mechanical engineering in Europe and... more...

  • The Road to Sustainabilityby F.M. Pulselli; S. Bastianoni; N. Marchettini; E. Tiezzi

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 148.00

    "Comprehensively written - and accompanied with numerous charts, graphs, and case examples - The Road to Sustainability provides a solid introduction and argument for beginning to build a sustainable future. We need to understand sustainability not only in terms of product development or natural resource use, but also in terms of the human impact... more...

  • Grid Technologiesby M.P. Bekakos; G.A. Gravvanis; H.R. Arabnia

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 358.00

    " The editors have done a fine job of compiling its many self-contained chapters, ultimately creating a logical path that leads to a better understanding of the world of pervasive grids." COMPUTING REVIEWSCurrent Grid enabling technologies consist of stand-alone architectures. A typical architecture provides middleware access to various services... more...