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  • Directions in Strong Motion Instrumentationby Polat Gulkan; John G. Anderson

    Springer 2006; US$ 259.00

    Containing papers by invited authorities, this book represents an interaction between seismologists and earthquake engineers who examine issues of mutual concern in an overlapping area. The papers are grouped around three areas: Seismic Hazard and Extreme Motions, Engineering Uses of Strong Motion Seismograms, and Arrays and Observations. more...

  • Landslides from Massive Rock Slope Failureby Stephen G. Evans; Gabriele Scarascia Mugnozza; Alexander Strom; Reginald L. Hermanns

    Springer 2007; US$ 259.00

    Discusses the rockslides and rock avalanches in the Central Asian republics of the former Soviet Union. This work also includes a detailed description and analysis of large-scale artificial rock avalanches triggered by underground nuclear explosions during the testing programme of the former Soviet Union. more...

  • Timber Designers' Manualby E.C. Ozelton; J.A. Baird

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2002; US$ 205.95

    This major structural engineering manual covers overall and detail design of structural timber and includes extensive tables and coefficients for quick reference. The third edition takes account of revisions to BS 5268: Part 2 and outlines the draft Eurocode on timber. more...

  • Structural Optimizationby Keith M. MacBain; William R. Spillers

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    Intends to supplement the engineer's box of analysis and design tools making optimization as commonplace as the finite element method in the engineering workplace. This title introduces structural optimization and the methods of nonlinear programming such as Lagrange multipliers, Kuhn-Tucker conditions, and calculus of variations. more...

  • 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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 124.00

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

  • Goss's Roofing Ready Reckonerby Chris N. Mindham

    Wiley 2008; US$ 29.99

    Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner provides rafter dimensions for timber roofs of any span and pitch. Additional information is provided on wall plate and gable strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and other roofing metalwork, and tools and equipment. This new edition includes roof timber member design tables, information on warm and cold roofs, their... 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...

  • Modeling and Dimensioning of Structuresby Daniel Gay; Jacques Gambelin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 285.00

    This book provides the main topics currently used for the calculus of structures. The reference establishes a link between the traditional approach on the strength of materials and the present finite element method, details the main aspects of practical modeling, and explores numerous case studies. more...

  • Structural Dynamics in Industryby Alain Girard; Nicolas Roy

    Wiley 2010; US$ 260.00

    Structural Dynamics in Industry focuses on the behavior of structures subjected to a vibrational or shock environment. It takes a systematic approach to the basic concepts in order to enhance the reader's understanding and to allow industrial structures to be covered with the necessary degree of depth. The developments are explained with a minimum... more...