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  • Geotechnical Engineering of Dams, 2nd Editionby Robin Fell; Patrick MacGregor; David Stapledon; Graeme Bell; Mark Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 259.95

    This book provides a comprehensive text on the geotechnical and geological aspects of the investigations for and the design and construction of new dams and the review and assessment of existing dams. The emphasis is on embankment dams, but much of the text, particularly those parts related to geology, can be used for concrete gravity and arch dams.... more...

  • Sustainable Futuresby Jenny Goldie; Katharine Betts

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 39.95

    Describes world-leading research in population, resource scarcity, climate change and food security and describes their effect on Australia. more...

  • Highway Bridge Superstructure Engineeringby Narendra Taly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95

    A How-To Guide for Bridge Engineers and Designers Highway Bridge Superstructure Engineering: LRFD Approaches to Design and Analysis provides a detailed discussion of traditional structural design perspectives, and serves as a state-of-the-art resource on the latest design and analysis of highway bridge superstructures. This book is applicable... more...

  • Piles and Pile Foundationsby Carlo Viggiani; Alessandro Mandolini; Gianpiero Russo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 154.95

    Piled foundations are generally designed using empirical methods, in particular the traditional capacity based approach on which the majority of codes of practice are based. However in recent years the analysis of pile groups and piled rafts has undergone substantial development in the light of new research and the mechanisms for the interactions... more...

  • Vibration Analysis and Structural Dynamics for Civil Engineersby Alphose Zingoni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Appeals to the Student and the Seasoned Professional While the analysis of a civil-engineering structure typically seeks to quantify static effects (stresses and strains), there are some aspects that require considerations of vibration and dynamic behavior. Vibration Analysis and Structural Dynamics for Civil Engineers: Essentials and Group-Theoretic... more...

  • The Technical Avalanche Protection Handbookby Florian Rudolf-Miklau; Siegfried Sauermoser; Arthur Mears; Monica Boensch

    Wiley 2014; US$ 86.50

    Large, high-energy snow avalanches can have high destructive consequences in developed areas. Each year, avalanche catastrophes occur in many mountain regions around the globe. This causes a large number of fatalities and severe damage to buildings and infrastructure. In some mountain areas, especially in the European Alps, a high level of safety for... more...

  • Materials Science In Construction: An Introductionby Arshad Ahmed; John Sturges

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Materials Science in Construction explains the science behind the properties and behaviour of construction's most fundamental materials (metals, cement and concrete, polymers, timber, bricks and blocks, glass and plaster). In particular, the critical factors affecting in situ materials are examined, such as deterioration and the behaviour and durability... more...

  • Hydraulic Engineering IIIby Liquan Xie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.00

    Hydraulic research is developing beyond the borders of traditional civil engineering to meet increasing demands in natural hazards, structural safety assessment and also environmental research. Hydraulic Engineering III contains 62 technical papers from the 3rd Technical Conference on Hydraulic Engineering (CHE 2014, Hong Kong, 13-14 December 2014),... more...

  • Scour and Erosionby Liang Cheng; Scott Draper; Hongwei An

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 309.95

    The 7 th ?International Conference on Scour and Erosion (ICSE 2014) was organised by the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering and the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems at the University of Western Australia under the guidance of the Technical Committee 213 for Scour and Erosion of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and... more...

  • Highway Engineeringby Athanassios Nikolaides

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95

    An International Textbook, from A to Z Highway Engineering: Pavements, Materials and Control of Quality covers the basic principles of pavement management, highlights recent advancements, and details the latest industry standards and techniques in the global market. Utilizing the author?s more than 30 years of teaching, researching, and... more...