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  • Ingenieurholzbau nach Eurocode 5by Klausjü Becker; rgen; Karl Rautenstrauch

    Wiley 2012; US$ 51.50

    Dieses Buch ist das Ergebnis der vollständigen Überarbeitung und Erweiterung des Fachbuches "Ingenieurholzbau nach DIN 1052". Veranlassung dafür ist die bauaufsichtliche Einführung der Eurocodes (EN) mit den zugehörigen Nationalen Anhängen. Die Normen EC0 - DIN EN 1990 "Grundlagen", EC1 - DIN EN 1991 "Einwirkungen" und... more...

  • Total Construction Project Management, Second Editionby George Ritz; Sidney Levy

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 94.00

    George J. Ritz was a leading expert in construction and project management with 40 years of experience in executing projects in the U.S. and abroad. He worked on a broad spectrum of construction projects, ranging from schools for the physically challenged to world-class petrochemical plants. Mr.Ritz was a registered Professional Engineer and a frequent... more...

  • Mechanical Behavior of Concreteby Jean-Michel Torrenti; Gilles Pijaudier-Cabot; Jean-Marie Reynouard

    Wiley 2013; US$ 229.00

    This title provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of the mechanical behavior of concrete, including such features as its elastoplasticity, its compressive and tensile strength, its behavior over time (including creep and shrinkage, cracking and fatigue) as well as modeling techniques and its response to various stimuli. As such, it will be... more...

  • Advances in Civil Engineering and Building Materialsby Shuenn-Yih Chang; Suad Khalid Al Bahar; Jingying Zhao

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 309.00

    Preface Sponsors and committees Architecture & urban planning Challenges and trends of using sewage treatment plants in Islamabad, Pakistan A.A. Ikram The role of green architecture on environment relaxation of hospital users M.A. Mohammadabadi & M. Massoud An attic as rehabilitation solution for low rise prefab concrete housing blocks... more...

  • Understanding Building Failuresby James Douglas; Bill Ransom

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Building defects still continue to plague the construction industry. The lessons learned over the last forty years have not been fully applied. Many new or refurbished buildings still leak or crack. Lack of awareness by designers and installers as to the main mechanisms that trigger such failures remains a problem for the industry. Investigating... more...

  • Collaborative Design Managementby Stephen Emmitt; Kirti Ruikar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The design process has always been central to construction, but recent years have seen its significance increase, and the ways of approaching it multiply. To an increasing degree, other stakeholders such as contractors have input at the design stage, and the designer?s role includes tasks that were traditionally the realm of other professions. ... more...

  • Advances in Unsaturated Soilsby Bernardo Caicedo; Carol Murillo; Laureano Hoyos; Julio Esteban Colmenares; Ivan Rafael Berdugo

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 240.00

    Preface Organization committees Acknowledgements Sponsors Keynotes lectures Interactions between atmosphere and geosphere?difficulties in measuring evaporation G.E. Blight Interpretation of soil-water characteristic curves when volume change occurs as soil suction is changed D.G. Fredlund & S.L. Houston Ventilation effects in an argillaceous... more...

  • Limit Analysis and Soil Plasticityby Wai-Fah Chen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Developments in Geotechnical Engineering, Volume 7: Limit Analysis and Soil Plasticity covers the theory and applications of limit analysis as applied to soil mechanics. Organized into 12 chapters, the book presents an introduction to the modern development of theory of soil plasticity and includes rock-like material. The first four chapters of the... more...

  • Tunneling In Rocksby Ernest Wahlstrom

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Tunneling in Rock reviews the theory and practice of engineering geology and its application to tunneling in rocks. This book explores the history of tunneling, defines terminologies of tunneling, and illustrates tunnels. The book discusses the petrography of unaltered rocks, such as rock minerals, fragmental rocks, igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks... more...

  • Soil Properties and Behaviourby R. Young

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Soil Properties and Behavior defines the structure of the soil-water system. This book provides the background of the nature of mineral particles and the existing forces between the particles in the soil system. It also examines the structure and fabric of soil, as well as their relationship with water. Furthermore, the book explores water movement... more...