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  • Concrete Solutions 2014by Michael Grantham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 299.00

    The Concrete Solutions series of International Conferences on Concrete Repair began in 2003 with a conference held in St. Malo, France in association with INSA Rennes. Subsequent conferences have seen us partnering with the University of Padua in 2009 and with TU Dresden in 2011. This conference is being held for the first time in the UK, in association... more...

  • Reservoir Sedimentationby Anton J. Schleiss

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 109.00

    Despite the mechanisms of reservoir sedimentation being well known for a long time, sustainable and preventive measures are rarely taken into consideration in the design of new reservoirs. To avoid operational problems of powerhouses, sedimentation is often treated for existing reservoirs with measures which are efficient only for a limited time.... more...

  • Vernacular Architecture: Towards a Sustainable Futureby C. Mileto; F. Vegas; L. García Soriano; V. Cristini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 289.00

    Sustainability is a concept that has monopolised a large number of the scientific debates in a wide range of spheres connected not only with architecture, urban planning and construction, but also with the product market, tourism, culture, etc. However, sustainability is indissolubly linked to vernacular architecture and the lessons this architecture... more...

  • Swiss Competences in River Engineering and Restorationby Anton J. Schleiss; Jürg Speerli; Roger Pfammatter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.00

    Every year the Swiss Commission for Flood Protection (KOHS) of the Swiss Association for Water Management (SWV) organizes a symposium where professionals, officers of public administrations, and researchers exchange their experiences on special topics and key projects in river engineering and restoration. In 2014, this symposium was organized as a... more...

  • Geomechanics from Micro to Macroby Kenichi Soga; Krishna Kumar; Giovanna Biscontin; Matthew Kuo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 539.00

    Geomechanics from Micro to Macro contains 268 papers presented at the International Symposium on Geomechanics from Micro and Macro (IS-Cambridge, UK, 1-3 September 2014). The symposium created a forum for the dissemination of new advances in the micro-macro relations of geomaterial behaviour and its modelling. The papers on experimental investigations... more...

  • Engineering Technology and Applicationsby Fun Shao; Wise Shu; Tracy Tian

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.00

    Engineering Technology and Applications contains the contributions presented at the 2014 International Conference on Engineering Technology and Applications (ICETA 2014, Tsingtao, China, 29-30 April 2014). The book is divided into three main topics: ? Civil and environmental engineering ? Electrical and computer engineering ? Mechanical engineering... more...

  • River Flow 2014by Anton J. Schleiss; Giovanni de Cesare; Mario J. Franca; Michael Pfister

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 539.00

    The behaviour of river systems is a result of the complex interaction between flow, sediments, morphology and habitats. Furthermore, rivers are often used as a source of water supply and energy production as well as a waterway for transportation. The main challenge faced by river engineers today, in collaboration with environmental and ecological... more...

  • Resources, Environment and Engineeringby Liquan Xie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Resources, Environment and Engineering contains 66 technical papers from the 2014 Technical Congress on Resources, Environment and Engineering (CREE 2014, Hong Kong, 6-7 September 2014, including the 4th Technical Conference on Chemical Engineering, CCE 2014). The contributions review recent technological advances in the fields of resources and... more...

  • Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2015by AECOM

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 250.00

    Recovery in construction is still on track. Business confidence is increasing ? but still not yet secure. Following the 18% fall in tender prices between 2008 and 2013, price levels are beginning to recover some lost ground, particularly in the residential sector and with London based projects. It is important to make sure tenders are competitive,... 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...