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  • Earthquake Disaster Simulation of Civil Infrastructuresby Xinzheng Lu; Hong Guan

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 182.76

    Based on more than 12 years of systematic investigation on earthquake disaster simulation of civil infrastructures, this book covers the major research outcomes including a number of novel computational models, high performance computing methods and realistic visualization techniques for tall buildings and urban areas, with particular emphasize on... more...

  • Fundamentals of Fibre-Reinforced Soil Engineeringby Sanjay Kumar Shukla

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 107.50

    This book is intended to serve as a one-stop reference on fibre-reinforced soils. Over the past 30-35 years, the engineering behaviour of randomly distributed/oriented fibre-reinforced soil, also called simply fibre-reinforced soil, has been investigated in detail by researchers and engineers worldwide. Waste fibres (plastic waste fibres, old... more...

  • The Complete Guide to Contracting Your Homeby Kent Lester; Dave McGuerty

    F+W Media 2017; US$ 29.99

    Save 30% on home construction! Whether you want to take on all the responsibility of contracting your home or simply want to intelligently communicate with your homebuilder, The Complete Guide to Contracting Your Home can help you save 30% or more on the cost of home construction by teaching you the ins and outs of managing your construction... more...

  • High Speed Rail Planning, Policy, and Engineering, Volume IIIby Terry L. Koglin

    Momentum Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Volume three of High-Speed Rail Planning, Policy, and Engineering-Operations explores the high-speed operations of a hypothetical reconstruction of a former railroad main line between Chicago and New York. The former Pennsylvania Railroad main line between New York and Chicago, via Trenton, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Canton, and Fort Wayne, is studied... more...

  • Reliability Design of Mechanical Systemsby Seongwoo Woo

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 139.76

    This book describes basic reliability concepts ? parametric ALT plan, failure mechanism and design, and reliability testing with acceleration factor and sample size equation. A generalized life-stress failure model with a new effort concept has been derived and recommended to calculate the acceleration factor of the mechanical system. The new sample... more...

  • Applied Mechanics and Civil Engineering VIby Liquan Xie

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 189.95

    Applied Mechanics and Civil Engineering VI includes the contributions to the 6th International Conference on Applied Mechanics and Civil Engineering (AMCE 2016, Hong kong, China, 30-31 December 2016), and showcases the challenging developments in the areas of applied mechanics, civil engineering and associated engineering practice. The book covers... more...

  • Pollution and the Atmosphereby Marco Ragazzi

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 149.95

    This new compendium volume examines the significant impact of air quality on human health. Assessing air pollution in complex morphologies has become an important issue in order to implement mitigation measures and limit emissions from the most relevant sources, such as waste incineration, traffic emissions, emissions from fuel and electricity production,... more...

  • Construction Science and Materialsby Surinder Singh Virdi; Robert Waters

    Wiley 2017; US$ 61.95 US$ 53.69

    Construction Science & Materials  is designed to cover topics studied at levels 2 ? 5 on Construction HND courses and is also suitable for first year undergraduates on construction courses as well as Building surveying, Architectural Technology and Quantity Surveying. It is an essential text for those who have done no science since their GCSEs. Divided... more...

  • Morphodynamics of Mediterranean Mixed Sand and Gravel Coastsby Miguel Ortega-Sánchez; Rafael J. Bergillos; Alejandro López-Ruiz; Miguel A. Losada

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 46.22

    This book describes recent advances in the morphodynamics of mixed sand and gravel Mediterranean coasts, and provides updates and new methods for their study and management. It assesses how the differences in the geomorphic setting, in comparison with traditional sandy beaches, result in distinctive physical processes governing the dynamics of these... more...

  • Advanced Engineering and Technology IIIby Liquan Xie

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 189.95

    Some recent essential ideas and advanced techniques have been presented to overcome the current engineering issues in the civil engineering, water science and environmental engineering and food engineering. Advanced Engineering and Technology III contains 35 technical papers from The 3rd Annual Congress on Advanced Engineering and Technology (CAET... more...