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  • Seafloor Processes and Geotechnologyby Ronald C. Chaney; Gideon Almagor

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 159.95

    An ideal resource for civil engineers working with offshore structures, pipelines, dredging, and coastal erosion, Seafloor Processes and Geotechnology bridges the gap between the standard soil mechanics curriculum of civil engineering and published material on marine geotechnology. Utilizing organized information on sediments and foundations for... more...

  • In Situ Tests in Geotechnical Engineeringby Jacques Monnet

    Wiley 2015; US$ 135.00

    This book deals with in-situ tests that are performed in geotechnics to identify and characterize the soil. These measurements are then used to size the Civil Engineering works This book is intended for engineers, students and geotechnical researchers. It provides useful information for use and optimal use of in-situ tests to achieve a better book... more...

  • High Performance Computing and the Discrete Element Modelby Gao-Feng Zhao

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 130.00

    This book addresses the high performance computing of the Discrete Element Model (DEM). It is a comprehensive presentation of parallel implementation of the DEM on three popular parallel computing platforms; the multi-core PC, the GPU computer, and the cluster supercomputer. Featuring accompanying MatLab source this book helps you implement the... more...

  • Design Principles and Analysis of Thin Concrete Shells, Domes and Foldersby Iakov Iskhakov; Yuri Ribakov

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    One of the main goals of a good and effective structural design is to decrease, as far as possible, the self-weight of structures, because they must carry the service load. This is especially important for reinforced concrete (RC) structures, as the self-weight of the material is substantial. For RC structures it is furthermore important that the... more...

  • Traffic Flow Theoryby Daiheng Ni

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00

    Creating Traffic Models is a challenging task because some of their interactions and system components are difficult to adequately express in a mathematical form. Traffic Flow Theory: Characteristics, Experimental Methods, and Numerical Techniques provide traffic engineers with the necessary methods and techniques for mathematically representing... more...

  • A Comprehensive Database of Tests on Axially Loaded Piles Driven in Sandby Zhongxuan Yang; Richard Jardine; Wangbo Guo; Fiona Chow

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 125.00

    A Comprehensive Database of Tests on Axially Loaded Driven Piles in Sands reviews the critical need to develop better load-test databases for piles driven in sands. The key quality parameters, population of current entries and reporting formats are described before offering preliminary results obtained from comparisons between axial capacities calculated... more...

  • Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumbby Ruwan Abey Rajapakse

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 110.00

    Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb, Second Edition, offers geotechnical, civil and structural engineers a concise, easy-to-understand approach to selecting the right formula and solving even most difficult calculations in geotechnical engineering. A "quick look up guide", this book places formulas and calculations at the reader?s... more...

  • CPM in Construction Management, Eighth Editionby James O'Brien; Fredric Plotnick

    McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 130.00

    The definitive guide for using CPM in construction planning and scheduling?now thoroughly updated to reflect new technologies and procedures Critical path method (CPM) is the most widely taught and used framework for construction project design, scheduling, and management. This new edition has been fully revised to cover the latest techniques, standards,... more...

  • Value and Waste in Lean Constructionby Fidelis A. Emuze; Tarcisio A. Saurin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Non-value adding activities are otherwise known as ?waste? in the lean construction lexicon. The aim of this collection is to build a common understanding of the role and contribution of value-adding activities in achieving stipulated objectives and continuous improvement in construction projects, and to contrast this with waste. Although the lean... more...

  • Sealants in Construction, Second Editionby Jerome Klosowski; Andreas T. Wolf

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    Revised Bestseller Offers Broad-Based Knowledge to a Wide Range of Technical Professionals The definitive guide to sealing operations in construction, this latest edition of Sealants in Construction focuses on the most current technology, methods, applications, and standards relevant to sealant performance. Providing guided direction on how... more...