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  • Transport Systemsby Milan Janic

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 179.95

    The transport sector consists of different modes of transport, each serving a growing demand for transporting people and goods. This (growing) demand on the one hand, needs expanding the systems? capacity, and on the other hand, increasing the corresponding economic efficiency, effectiveness, and environmental and social friendliness. This implies... more...

  • Management of Construction Projectsby John E. Schaufelberger; Len Holm

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 79.95

    Unlike the majority of construction project management textbooks out there, Management of Construction Projects takes a distinctive approach by setting itself in the context of a single and real-world construction project throughout and also by looking at construction project management from the constructor?s perspective. This project-based learning... more...

  • Numerical Simulation in Hydraulic Fracturing: Multiphysics Theory and Applicationsby Xinpu Shen; William Standifird

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 149.95

    The expansion of unconventional petroleum resources in the recent decade and the rapid development of computational technology have provided the opportunity to develop and apply 3D numerical modeling technology to simulate the hydraulic fracturing of shale and tight sand formations. This book presents 3D numerical modeling technologies for hydraulic... more...

  • eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction: ECPPM 2016by Symeon Christodoulou; Raimar Scherer

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 249.95

    eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction 2016 collects the papers presented at the 11th European Conference on Product & Process Modelling (ECPPM 2016, Cyprus, 7-9 September 2016), The contributions cover complementary thematic areas that hold great promise for the advancement of research and technological development in... more...

  • Advances in Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of Oceansby Victor Raizer

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 179.95

    This book demonstrates the capabilities of passive microwave technique for enhanced observations of ocean features, including the detection of (sub)surface events and/or disturbances while laying out the benefits and boundaries of these methods. It represents not only an introduction and complete description of the main principles of ocean microwave... more...

  • Radiators in Hydronic Heating Installationsby Damian Piotr Muniak

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.47

    This book addresses key design and computational issues related to radiators in hydronic heating installations. A historical outline is included to highlight the evolution of radiators and heating technologies. Further, the book includes a chapter on thermal comfort, which is the decisive factor in selecting the ideal heating system and radiator type.... more...

  • Structural Health Monitoring & Damage Detection, Volume 7by Christopher Niezrecki

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.47

    Structural Health Monitoring & Damage Detection, Volume 7: Proceedings of the 35 th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2017, the seventh volume of ten from the Conference brings together contributions to this important area of research and engineering. The collection presents early findings and case studies on fundamental... more...

  • Reforming Civil-Military Relations in New Democraciesby Aurel Croissant; David Kuehn

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.47

    This book addresses the challenge of reforming defense and military policy-making in newly democratized nations. By tracing the development of civil-military relations in various new democracies from a comparative perspective, it links two bodies of scholarship that thus far have remained largely separate:  the study of emerging (or failed) civilian... more...

  • Soil Reinforcement for Anchor Plates and Uplift Responseby Hamed Niroumand

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 130.00

    Soil Reinforcement for Anchor Plates and Uplift Response presents a comprehensive and rigorous review of the current knowledge in soil improvement for anchor plates, and is based on original research that includes experimental data on how to enhance uplift response of soil anchor plates by using several soil reinforcement methods. Divided into... more...

  • Bentonite Handbookby Steffen Praetorius; Britta Schößer

    Wiley 2017; US$ 95.00 US$ 82.33

    Pipe jacking is a construction process for the no-dig laying of pipes. Successful pipe jacking demands low skin friction between the ground and the jacked pipe. This is achieved with bentonite lubrication. The bentonite slurry fed into the annular gap fulfils several purposes. It stabilises the annular gap by supporting the surrounding ground and reduces... more...