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  • Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildingsby Jack Moehle

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 175.00

    Complete coverage of earthquake-resistant concrete building design Written by a renowned seismic engineering expert, this authoritative resource discusses the theory and practice for the design and evaluation of earthquakeresisting reinforced concrete buildings. The book addresses the behavior of reinforced concrete materials, components, and systems... more...

  • Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reductionby Mats Nilsson; Jörgen Bengtsson; Ronny Klaeboe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Presents Evidence-Based Guidance on Noise Abatement Methods Solutions for reducing the noise impact of road and rail traffic can be found in the use of natural elements in combination with artificial elements in urban and rural environments. Ground and road surface treatments; trees, forests, and tall vegetation; and the greening of buildings... more...

  • The Bridgeby Gay Talese

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 24.99

    Toward the end of 1964, the Verrazano Narrows Bridge-linking the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island with New Jersey-was completed. Fifty years later, it remains an engineering marvel. At 13,700 feet (more than two and a half miles), it is still the longest suspension bridge in the United States and the sixth longest in the world.... more...

  • The Conservation of Subterranean Cultural Heritageby C. Saiz-Jimenez

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.95

    In recent years, a debate has arisen concerning the convenience of conserving subterranean cultural heritage and the necessary management models. There is often pressure from local authorities more interested in using the cultural heritage sites in order to develop the economy and the tourism industry rather than in the conservation of the cultural... more...

  • Maintenance and Safety of Aging Infrastructureby Dan Frangopol; Yiannis Tsompanakis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 179.95

    This book presents the latest scientific research and application practice findings in the engineering field of ?maintenance and safety of aging infrastructure?. The selected invited contributions will provide an overview of the use of advanced computational and/or experimental techniques in damage and vulnerability assessment as well as maintenance... more...

  • Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineeringby Jimmy C.M. Kao; Wen-Pei Sung; Ran Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 399.95

    This book contains select best Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering related papers from the 2014 4th International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE 2014) which was held in Hong Kong, August 21-23, 2014. The aim is to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, and academics as well as industry professionals... more...

  • Analysis and Design of Steel and Composite Structuresby Qing Quan Liang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Steel and composite steel?concrete structures are widely used in modern bridges, buildings, sport stadia, towers, and offshore structures. Analysis and Design of Steel and Composite Structures offers a comprehensive introduction to the analysis and design of both steel and composite structures. It describes the fundamental behaviour of steel and... more...

  • Structural Engineer's Pocket Bookby Fiona Cobb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Functions as a Day-to-Day Resource for Practicing Engineers? The hugely useful Structural Engineer?s Pocket Book is now overhauled and revised in line with the Eurocodes. It forms a comprehensive pocket reference guide for professional and student structural engineers, especially those taking the IStructE Part 3 exam. With stripped-down... more...

  • Progressive Technologies of Coal, Coalbed Methane, and Ores Miningby Volodymyr Bondarenko; Iryna Kovalevs'ka; Kostiantyn Ganushevych

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Presenting new technologies in underground coal extraction, with special attention to mine galleries support and maintenance, load mechanism of "massif-support system-safety system" systems, analysis of face equipment for thin coal seams mining and substantiation of rational stoping parameters. Advanced surface mining technologies of coal and ore... more...

  • Revising Green Infrastructureby Daniel Czechowski; Thomas Hauck; Georg Hausladen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Consider this ? How do we handle the convergence of landscape architecture, ecological planning, and civil engineering? What are convenient terms and metaphors to communicate the interplay between design and ecology? What are suitable scientific theories and technological means? What innovations arise from multidisciplinary and cross-scalar... more...