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  • Advances in Energy, Environment and Materials Scienceby Yeping Wang; Jianhua Zhao

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 269.95

    The International Conference on Energy, Environment and Materials Science (EEMS2015) was held in Guangzhou, China, from August 25 - 26, 2015. EEMS2015 provided a platform for academic scientists, researchers and scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results within the fields of energy science, energy technology, environmental... more...

  • BIM and Quantity Surveyingby Steve Pittard; Peter Sell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    The sudden arrival of Building Information Modelling (BIM) as a key part of the building industry is redefining the roles and working practices of its stakeholders. Many clients, designers, contractors, quantity surveyors, and building managers are still finding their feet in an industry where BIM compliance can bring great rewards. This guide... more...

  • Fluid-Structure Interactions: Volume 2by Michael P. Paidoussis

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 200.00

    The second of two volumes concentrating on the dynamics of slender bodies within or containing axial flow, Volume 2 covers fluid-structure interactions relating to shells, cylinders and plates containing or immersed in axial flow, as well as slender structures subjected to annular and leakage flows. This volume has been thoroughly updated to reference... more...

  • Bentonithandbuchby Steffen Praetorius; Schö; ß; Britta er

    Wiley 2016; US$ 51.50

    Der Rohrvortrieb ist ein Bauverfahren zur grabenloser Verlegung von Leitungen. Ein erfolgreicher Vortrieb erfordert eine geringe Mantelreibung zwischen Baugrund und Vortriebsrohr. Dies wird über eine Bentonitschmierung erreicht. Das im Ringspalt eingebrachte Bentonit erfüllt hierbei mehrere Aufgaben. Zunächst stabilisiert es den Ringspalt... more...

  • Reclamation of Mine-impacted Land for Ecosystem Recoveryby Nimisha Tripathi; Raj S. Singh; Colin D. Hills

    Wiley 2016; US$ 156.95

    Mining activities significantly impact the environment; they generate huge quantities of spoil, promote deforestation and the loss of agricultural production, as well as releasing contaminants that result in the loss of valuable soil resources. These negative impacts are now being recognized and this book shows how corrective action can be taken.... more...

  • Advanced Materials and Structural Engineeringby Jong Wan Hu

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 259.95

    The ICAMEST 2015 Conference covered new developments in advanced materials and engineering structural technology . Applications in civil, mechanical, industrial and material science are covered in this book. Providing?high-quality, scholarly research, addressing developments, applications and implications in the field of structural health monitoring,... more...

  • Nano and Biotech Based Materials for Energy Building Efficiencyby F. Pacheco Torgal; Cinzia Buratti; Siva Kalaiselvam; Claes-Göran Granqvist; Volodymyr Ivanov

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book presents the current state of knowledge on nanomaterials and their use in buildings, ranging from glazing and vacuum insulation to PCM composites. It also discusses recent applications in organic photovoltaics, photo-bioreactors, bioplastics and foams, making it an exciting read while also providing copious references to current research... more...

  • Seismic Behavior of Steel Storage Pallet Racking Systemsby Carlo Andrea Castiglioni

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book presents the mainoutcomes of the first European research project on the seismic behavior ofadjustable steel storage pallet racking systems. In particular, it describes acomprehensive and unique set of full-scale tests designed to assess such behavior.The tests performed include cyclic tests of full-scale rack components, namelybeam-to-upright... more...

  • Machine Learning Techniques for Gait Biometric Recognitionby James Eric Mason; Issa Traoré; Isaac Woungang

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book focuses on how machine learning techniques can be used to analyze and make use of one particular category of behavioral biometrics known as the gait biometric. A comprehensive Ground Reaction Force (GRF)-based Gait Biometrics Recognition framework is proposed and validated by experiments. In addition, an in-depth analysis of existing recognition... more...

  • Basic Structuresby Philip Garrison

    Wiley 2016; US$ 61.95

    Basic Structures provides the student with a clear explanation of structural concepts, using many analogies and examples. Real examples and case studies show the concepts in use, and the book is well illustrated with full colour photographs and many line illustrations, giving the student a thorough grounding in the fundamentals and a 'feel' for the... more...