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  • Infrastructure Health in Civil Engineeringby Mohammed M. Ettouney; Sreenivas Alampalli

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 189.95

    Continually increasing demands on infrastructures mean that maintenance and renewal require timely, appropriate action that maximizes benefits while minimizing cost. To be as well informed as possible, decision-makers must have an optimal understanding of an infrastructure?s condition?what it is now, and what it is expected to be in the future. ... more...

  • Compressive Force-Path Methodby Michael D Kotsovos

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.99

    This book presents a method which simplifies and unifies the design of reinforced concrete (RC) structures and is applicable to any structural element under both normal and seismic loading conditions. The proposed method has a sound theoretical basis and is expressed in a unified form applicable to all structural members, as well as their connections.... more...

  • Novel Approaches in Civil Engineeringby Michel Fremond; Franco Maceri

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    In this edited book various novel approaches to problems of current interest in civil engineering are demonstrated. The topics range from dynamic band seismic problems to the analysis of long-span structures and ancient buildings. Experts associated within the Lagrange Laboratory present recent research results on functionally-graded or composite materials,... more...

  • Small Damsby Barry Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95

    Small Dams: Planning, Construction and Maintenance has been written to provide a practical approach and guide to determining catchment yield and the amount of water required in a dam, advising on selecting and working with engineers and contractors, as well as outlining the cause of dam failures and how to remedy problems quickly. It also covers... more...

  • Quay Walls, Second Editionby J.G. de Gijt; M.L. Broeken

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 349.95

    This new edition of the handbook of Quay Walls provides the reader with essential knowledge for the planning, design, execution and maintenance of quay walls, as well as general information about historical developments and lessons learned from the observation of ports in various countries. Technical chapters are followed by a detailed calculation... more...

  • Energy-efficient Office Refurbishmentby Simon Burton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.95

    Little has been published on the subject of energy-efficient refurbishment of offices, despite the growing need to refurbish older office building stock throughout Europe, and the global requirement to conserve energy. The book suggests the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly way to refurbish offices using examples of real buildings... more...

  • Numerical Modeling of AARby Victor Saouma

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 149.95

    This reference book presents the theory and methodology to conduct a finite element assessment of concrete structures subjected to chemically induced volumetric expansion in general and alkali aggregate reaction in particular. It is limited to models developed by the author, and focuses on how to best address a simple question: if a structure suffers... more...

  • Slope Stability Analysis and Stabilizationby Y. M. Cheng; C. K. Lau

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95

    Includes Recommendations for Analysis, Design Practice, Design Charts, Tables, and More Using a unified approach to address a medley of engineering and construction problems, Slope Stability Analysis and Stabilization: New Methods and Insight, Second Edition provides helpful practical advice and design resources for the practicing engineer.... more...

  • Surface Wave Methods for Near-Surface Site Characterizationby Sebastiano Foti; Carlo G. Lai; Glenn J. Rix; Claudio Strobbia

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Develop a Greater Understanding of How and Why Surface Wave Testing Works Using examples and case studies directly drawn from the authors? experience, Surface Wave Methods for Near-Surface Site Characterization addresses both the experimental and theoretical aspects of surface wave propagation in both forward and inverse modeling. This... more...

  • Soil Mechanicsby Michael John Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 81.95

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...