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  • Seismic Behaviour and Design of Irregular and Complex Civil Structuresby Oren Lavan; Mario De Stefano

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    Structural irregularities are one of the most frequent causes of severe damages in buildings, as evidenced by the numerous earthquakes in recent years. This issue is of particular importance, since real structures are almost all irregular. Furthermore, structural irregularities depend on several factors often very difficult to predict. This book... more...

  • 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...

  • Seismic Design of Industrial Facilitiesby Sven Klinkel; Christoph Butenweg; Gao Lin; Britta Holtschoppen

    Springer 2013; US$ 109.00

    Seismic Design of Industrial Facilities demands a deep knowledge on the seismic behaviour of the individual structural and non-structural components of the facility, possible interactions and last but not least the individual hazard potential of primary and secondary damages. From 26.-27. September 2013 the International Conference on Seismic Design... more...

  • Basic Earthquake Engineeringby Sucuoğ; Halû lu; k; Sinan Akkar

    Springer 2014; US$ 89.99

    This book provides senior undergraduate students, master students and structural engineers who do not have a background in the field with core knowledge of structural earthquake engineering that will be invaluable in their professional lives. The basics of seismotectonics, including the causes, magnitude, and intensity of earthquakes, are first explained.... 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...

  • Seismic Risk and Engineering Decisionsby Cinna Lomnitz

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Seismic Risk and Engineering Decisions attempts to bridge the gap in decision making between earthquake characteristics and structural behavior. The book begins by providing the background on earthquake generation and characteristics. It reviews the present state of matters in seismicity assessment and treats uncertainties explicitly. The impact of... 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...

  • Design of Pile Foundations in Liquefiable Soilsby Gopal Madabhushi; Jonathan Knappett; Stuart Haigh

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 127.00

    Pile foundations are the most common form of deep foundations that are used both onshore and offshore to transfer large superstructural loads into competent soil strata. This book provides many case histories of failure of pile foundations due to earthquake loading and soil liquefaction. Based on the observed case histories, the possible mechanisms... more...