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  • Structural Analysisby Gianluca Ranzi; Raymond Ian Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00

    Provides Step-by-Step Instruction Structural Analysis: Principles, Methods and Modelling outlines the fundamentals involved in analyzing engineering structures, and effectively presents the derivations used for analytical and numerical formulations. This text explains practical and relevant concepts, and lays down the foundation for... more...

  • Centrifuge Modelling for Civil Engineersby Gopal Madabhushi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Solve Complex Ground and Foundation Problems Presenting more than 25 years of teaching and working experience in a wide variety of centrifuge testing, the author of Centrifuge Modelling for Civil Engineers fills a need for information about this field. This text covers all aspects of centrifuge modelling. Expertly explaining the basic principles,... more...

  • Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Groundby Seung-Ho Lee; Chungsik Yoo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.00

    This volume comprises three keynote lectures by internationally well-known experts in the field of underground construction, the inaugural Fujita lecture to honor professor Keiichi Fujita, and the regular papers presented at the 8 th International Symposium on Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground (IS-Seoul 2014). ... more...

  • Human Factors Challenges in Emergency Managementby Christine Owen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    The fire and emergency services is a particularly large industry - in Australia alone it employs 250,000 personnel - yet there is very little by way of published human factors books addressing this sector directly. This book provides an overview of state-of-the-art research that has been conducted within Australia, funded by the Bushfire Cooperative... more...

  • Port Management and Operationsby Maria G. Burns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    With 80 percent of the world?s commodities being transported by water, ports are the pillars of the global economy. Port Management and Operations offers readers the opportunity to enhance their strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, while developing market foresight. It examines global port management practices at the regulatory, commercial,... more...

  • Professional Ethics for the Construction Industryby Rebecca Mirsky; John Schaufelberger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Construction professionals have a range of demanding responsibilities; towards clients, their companies, and to abide by government regulations. It is understandable that busy practitioners could forget their ethical responsibilities in the face of these pressures, but maintaining a rigorous ethical standard is crucial to long-term success. Written... more...

  • Access Scaffoldingby STEWART CHAMPION

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 179.95

    Access scaffolding is the most important element of plant for building, civil engineering and structural engineering contractors. In fact a building or structure cannot be constructed to a height of more than two metres without platforms to work from. These platforms have to be constructed on the site in the minimum of time but nevertheless backed... more...

  • Principles of Constructionby ROGER GREENO

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    Principles of Construction is an illustrated guide to the processes involved in a building programme, from inception stage through to completion. This second edition has been updated in accordance with current Building Regulation, with the emphasis remaining on safety and the correct use of materials. Following a logical procession of concepts and... more...

  • Mechanics of Groundwater in Porous Mediaby Muhammad I. Haque

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Provides a Balance between the Mathematical and Physical Aspects and the Engineering Applications Written for engineering and science students, Mechanics of Groundwater in Porous Media explains groundwater from both a mathematical and qualitative standpoint. The book builds up the theory of groundwater flow starting from basic physics and... more...

  • Mitchell's Introduction to Buildingby Roger Greeno

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.99

    Introduction to Building provides a comprehensive introduction to various aspects of development and associated building procedures, from initial planning and design through procurement of building work, contractual arrangements and construction techniques. Now in its Fifth Edition, this popular text continues to present an authoritative overview... more...