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  • Wavelet Analysis in Civil Engineeringby Pranesh Chatterjee

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 129.95

    The principles of wavelets can be applied to a range of problems in civil engineering structures, such as earthquake induced vibration analysis, bridge vibrations, and damage identification. This book is particularly useful for graduate students and researchers in vibration analysis, especially those dealing with random vibrations. The book explains... more...

  • Seismic Design of Concrete Buildings to Eurocode 8by Michael N. Fardis; Eduardo C. Carvalho; Peter Fajfar; Alain Pecker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 79.95

    Seismic design of concrete buildings needs to be performed to a strong and recognised standard. Eurocode 8, the first European Standard for seismic design, is having an impact on seismic design standards in countries outside Europe. This book suits graduate or senior undergraduates and practising engineers. It includes a comprehensive case study of... more...

  • Fundamentals of Creep in Metals and Alloysby Michael E. Kassner

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 200.00

    Creep refers to the slow, permanent, deformation of materials under external loads, or stresses. It explain the creep strength or resistance to this extension. This book is for experts in the field of strength of metals, alloys and ceramics. It explains creep behavior at the atomic or ?dislocation defect” level. This book has many illustrations and... more...

  • The Soft Power of Construction Contracting Organisationsby Sai On Cheung; Peter Shek Pui Wong; Tak Wing Yiu

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Across the AEC industry, the non-technical skills possessed by organisations are key to their overall performance. In this study, the particular importance of optimising the so-called "soft power" of organisations, is addressed. Things like organisational culture, responsible corporate behaviour, and building trust-based relationships with other stake-holders... more...

  • Introduction to Construction Managementby Fred Sherratt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Management in the construction industry is a complex task, with team members often undertaking hazardous work, complying with stacks of regulations and legal requirements, and under the constant threat of plans going awry, however there is no need for all construction management textbooks to be so complicated. Starting with a general overview of... more...

  • LRFD for Highway Bridge Substructures and Foundationsby Naresh C. Samtani; Dennis R. Mertz

    Wiley 2015; US$ 140.00

    Based on the author's two decades of work developing the LRFD specification and over a decade spent teaching the specification to engineers throughout the US, this book will be the first to describe the application of the LRFD design specifications towards the design of bridge foundations and substructures.  Foundations and substructures are as... more...

  • Geometric Design of Roads Handbookby Keith M. Wolhuter

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 260.00

    Geometric design covers the design of the visible elements of the road. This book provides background material for the designer including statistics, traffic flow theory, economic and utility analysis, systems analysis, hydraulics and drainage, capacity analysis, coordinate calculation, environmental issues and public transport. The book takes a human... more...

  • Risk and Reliability in Geotechnical Engineeringby Kok-Kwang Phoon; Jianye Ching

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 169.95

    Establishes Geotechnical Reliability as Fundamentally Distinct from Structural Reliability Reliability-based design is relatively well established in structural design. Its use is less mature in geotechnical design, but there is a steady progression towards reliability-based design as seen in the inclusion of a new Annex D on "Reliability... more...

  • Big Data Revolutionby Rob Thomas; Patrick McSharry

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.50

    Exploit the power and potential of Big Data to revolutionize business outcomes Big Data Revolution is a guide to improving performance, making better decisions, and transforming business through the effective use of Big Data. In this collaborative work by an IBM Vice President of Big Data Products and an Oxford Research Fellow, this book presents... more...

  • Reinforced and Prestressed Concreteby Susanto Teng; F.K. Kong; R H Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    This consistently successful core textbook enables civil and structural engineering students to develop a sound understanding of the fundamentals and to use relevant principles to solve practical problems. Covering all the main topics currently taught in schools of engineering, this fourth edition has been comprehensively revised in line with Eurocodes... more...