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  • Advances in Hydraulics and Water Engineeringby John Junke Guo

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2002; US$ 351.00

    This book presents a wide range of recent advances in hydraulics and water engineering. It contains four sections: hydraulics and open channel flow; hydrology, water resources management and hydroinformatics; maritime hydraulics; ecohydraulics and water quality management. World authorities such as Mike Abbot, I Nezu, A J Metha, M Garcia and P Y Julien... more...

  • Environmental Studies (H.P. University)by Deepa Sharma

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2007; US$ 20.00

    This book is written in accordance with the syllabus prescribed by HPU for Environmental Studies for engineering students. Various means can be adopted for creating mass awareness about the importance of conserving the environment. Making Environment Education as an compulsory subject can be a step towards this awareness. Media is the most important... more...

  • Implications of Recent Earthquakes on Seismic Riskby A.S. Elnashai; S. Antoniou

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 134.00

    The response of civil engineering works to earthquakes is the only real and conclusive proof of their adequacy or otherwise. However, earthquakes as natural geological phenomena are few and far-between, which is fortunate from a human point of view. Therefore, drawing important lessons from each and every earthquake is vital for improving the understanding... more...

  • Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures IXby C. A. BREBBIA; S. HERNÁNDEZ

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 398.00

    In earthquake-prone regions of the world it is important not only to ensure that new facilities meet optimal standards but also that existing structures and infrastructure be retrofitted and rehabilitated. As world populations concentrate in urban areas, the stakes in human life and property of such natural disasters as earthquakes becomes higher and... more...

  • Studies on the 2011 Off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquakeby Hiroshi Kawase

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The Tohoku earthquake on March 11, 2011, officially designated the "Off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku, Japan Earthquake" by the Japan Meteorological Agency caused an unprecedentedly severe disaster in the northeastern part (Tohoku) of the Japanese island of Honshu. This first volume of the series Natural Disaster Science and Mitigation Engineering: DPRI... more...

  • Mechanics of Rubber Bearings for Seismic and Vibration Isolationby James M. Kelly; Dimitrios Konstantinidis

    Wiley 2011; US$ 130.00

    Widely used in civil, mechanical and automotive engineer­ing since the early 1980s, multilayer rubber bearings have been used as seismic isolation devices for buildings in highly seismic areas in many countries. Their appeal in these applications comes from their ability to provide a component with high stiffness in one direction with high flexibility... more...

  • Structures Under Shock and Impact XIIby G Schleyer; N. Jones; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2012; US$ 344.00

    Of interest to engineers from civil, military, nuclear, offshore, aeronautical, transportation and other backgrounds, this book contains the proceedings of a well-established conference on the subject that was first held in 1989. Topics covered include: Impact and Blast Loading Characteristics; Protection of Structures from Blast Loads; Energy Absorbing... more...

  • Seismic Control Systemsby S. Syngellakis

    WIT Press 2012; US$ 186.00

    Earthquakes remain largely unpredictable and potentially catastrophic, a matter of continuous concern to communities in affected zones. Scientists and engineers have made a considerable effort to mitigate their consequences through the design of effective protective devices. New concepts have recently been developed to address the requirements for... more...

  • Seismic Vulnerability of Structuresby Philippe Gueguen

    Wiley 2013; US$ 149.95

    This book is focused on the seismic vulnerability assessment methods, applied to existing buildings, describing several behaviors and new approaches for assessment on a large scale (urban area). It is clear that the majority of urban centers are composed of old buildings, designed according to concepts and rules that are inadequate to the seismic... more...

  • Retrofitting of Heritage Structuresby S. SYNGELLAKIS

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 186.00

    The preservation of heritage architecture is a cultural objective rigorously pursued by communities and nations wishing to promote their history, civilisation and aesthetic achievements. Structures built in the remote past by traditional methods have suffered the consequences of extreme loading events, such as earthquakes, over long time periods. Retrofitting... more...