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  • Earthquakes and Tsunamisby A. Tugrul Tankut

    Springer 2009; US$ 159.00

    Earthquakes and tsunamis are two major natural disasters, causing enormous life and material losses over the entire world, especially in the developing countries that are not well prepared. This volume aims at informing the civil engineering community about the progress in disaster mitigation concerning earthquakes and tsunamis. more...

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics in Fire Engineeringby Guan Heng Yeoh; Kwok Kit Yuen

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 111.00

    Fire and combustion presents a significant engineering challenge to mechanical, civil and dedicated fire engineers, as well as specialists in the process and chemical, safety, buildings and structural fields. We are reminded of the tragic outcomes of ?untenable? fire disasters such as at King?s Cross underground station or Switzerland?s St Gotthard... more...

  • Guided Explorations of the Mechanics of Solids and Structuresby James F. Doyle

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 132.00

    This book provides a thoroughly modern approach to learning and understanding mechanics problems. more...

  • Building Pathologyby David Watt

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2008; US$ 79.99

    Building pathology provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of defects and performance in order to develop appropriate remedial and management solutions. It considers how the structure and materials of a building relate to its environment, its occupants and the way the building is used, so as to develop a better understanding of building... more...

  • Bemessung von Befestigungen in Betonby Thilo Pregartner

    Wiley 2012; US$ 50.50

    Die Bemessung von Befestigungen mit Dübeln und Kopfbolzen in Beton wird in der Praxis häufig mit Computerprogrammen der Hersteller realisiert. Mit diesen Programmen sind die einfache Bemessung für unterschiedliche Randbedingungen, die Auswahl des optimalen Befestigungselementes und die Maximierung des Auslastungsgrades möglich.... more...

  • Seismic Risk Assessment and Retrofittingby Alper Ilki

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    Covers the field of disaster mitigatition against earthquakes with special emphasis on prevention of total collapse of existing low rise buildings towards reduction of life losses and economical assets. This book studies seismically safe design and construction, as well as various trends in structural and earthquake engineering. more...

  • Introduction to Tunnel Constructionby David Chapman; Nicole Metje; Alfred Stärk

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 179.95

    Tunnelling provides a robust solution to a variety of engineering challenges. It is a complex process, which requires a firm understanding of the ground conditions as well as structural issues. This book covers the whole range of areas that you need to know in order to embark upon a career in tunnelling. It also includes a number of case studies... more...

  • Ground Improvement By Deep Vibratory Methodsby Klaus Kirsch; Fabian Kirsch

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 154.95

    Vibro compaction and vibro stone columns are the two dynamic methods of soil improvement most commonly used worldwide. These methods have been developed over seventy years and are now in a position of unrivalled importance amongst modern foundation measures. The first works on granular soil by densification, and the second is used to displace and reinforce... more...

  • Mauerwerkby ; Wolfram ger; Gero Marzahn

    Wiley 2012; US$ 51.50

    Die Zeitschrift Mauerwerk führt technologische Innovation und architektonische Tradition des Mauerwerkbaus in allen Facetten zusammen und deckt als einzige deutschsprachige Zeitschrift diese Bauweise in ihrer gesamten Breite ab. more...

  • Stahltragwerke im Industriebauby Hartmut Pasternak; Hans-Ullrich Hoch; ; Dieter g

    Wiley 2012; US$ 77.50

    Mit dem vorliegenden Buch wird ein bedeutender Bereich des Stahlbaus - der Industriebau - behandelt. In acht Kapiteln werden alle wichtigen Aspekte dieses Teilgebietes dargestellt. Nach einer Einleitung zur Entwicklung der Stahlbauweise werden die Tragwerkselemente - flächenartige Bauteile, Pfetten, Riegel, Träger, Fachwerke - vorgestellt.... more...