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  • Earthquake Ground Motionby S. Syngellakis

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 176.00

    In the first of two parts, the book deals with issues relating to the characterisation and the rational definition of seismic input. It begins with a study of earthquake records that leads to the identification of their damage potential parameters. The second part deals with ground motion effects on foundation elements and structural integrity. more...

  • Seismic Vulnerability of Structuresby Philippe Gueguen

    Wiley 2013; US$ 154.95

    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...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 134.00

    About the Authors ix Preface xiii 1 History of Multilayer Rubber Bearings 1 2 Behavior of Multilayer Rubber Bearings under Compression 19 2.1 Introduction 19 2.2 Pure Compression of Bearing Pads with Incompressible Rubber 19 2.2.1 Infinite Strip Pad 24 2.2.2 Circular Pad 25 2.2.3 Rectangular Pad (with Transition to Square or... more...

  • Basic Earthquake Engineeringby Halūk Sucuoglu; Sinan Akkar

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 89.99

    Covers the seismic hazard, the basics of seismotectonics, and the fundamentals of earthquake engineering Meets the future professional needs of senior undergraduate students by explaining the principles of earthquake-resistant design Includes useful sample problems on earthquake-resistant design of frame and frame-shear wall systems more...

  • Decommissioning the Brent Sparby Paula Owen; Tony Rice

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00

    Decommissioning of Brent Spar chronicles the events leading up to the recent decision to recycle the offshore installation in a Norwegian fjord; the Greenpeace campaign to stop it being dumped at sea; the repercussions of Shell's decision to abort the decommissioning at the eleventh hour; and the dialogue processes that have occurred to attempt to... more...

  • Groundwater Lowering in Constructionby P.M. Cashman; Martin Preene

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 283.00

    Groundwater Lowering in Construction outlines the practical aspects of groundwater lowering which are of assistance for the successful and economical completion of construction projects. This book is the definitive reference for the practising engineer, engineering geologist, and advanced civil engineering or engineering geology student dealing with... more...

  • Environmental Scienceby Y.K. Singh

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 20.00

    Environmental Science is one of the most important areas of research and study in present time and its application in every aspect of life has also increased . Keeping this in view, almost all Indian Universities have introduced it as a compulsory course. This book is intended to suit the needs of graduate and postgraduate students pursuing environmental... more...

  • Advances in heterocyclic chemistryby Alan R. Katritzky

    Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 72.95

    ADVANCES IN HETEROCYCLIC CHEMISTRY V43 more...

  • Perspectives in Environmental Studiesby Anubha Kaushik; C.P. Kausik

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 20.00

    Environmental Studies pertain to a systematic analysis of the natural and man-made world encompassing various scientific, economic, social and ethical aspects. Human impacts leading to large scale degradation of the environment have aroused global concern on environmental issues in the recent years. The apex court has hence, issued directive to... more...

  • Biopesticides by S.R. Joshi

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 20.00

    This book is designed to meet the requirements of students belonging to undergraduate and postgraduate levels and researchers in the field of biological sciences. It contains information on biopesticides, a rapidly developing field of biotechnology, which encompasses aspects of its relevance to genetic manipulation of relevant organisms, environmental... more...