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Environmental

  • The Hydrology of the UKby Mike Acreman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 83.95

    Change will continue to be a major feature of UK hydrology in the future. This book provides an understanding of the changing hydrology of the UK and the international scene today and looks to the needs of the future. more...

  • The Seismicity of Central Americaby N.N. Ambraseys; R.D. Adams

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 136.00

    This book is the outcome of a careful and detailed study of earthquakes in Central America. It combines information from felt effects and instrumental recordings to reassess the location and size of events since the beginning of the instrumental era. Early sections describe the techniques used, with particular emphasis on the determination of earthquake... 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...

  • Strength and Weathering of Rock as Boundary Layer Problemsby Christine Butenuth

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 113.00

    This book is addressed mainly to younger geoscientists and students of geologically related subjects. It discusses: (1) the concepts, definitions and experience of strength, particularly rock strength, with application of experimental techniques; (2) the physical-chemical aspects of the strength of pure phases; (3) strengthening of grain packings by... more...

  • The Chilean Earthquake and Tsunami 2010by L. A. Cardenas

    WIT Press 2012; US$ 148.00

    The book discusses the Chilean earthquake that occurred on 27 February 2010. It reached a magnitude of 8.8 Mw and had its epicentre in Cobquecura, in the Bío- Bío region. The phenomenon mainly affected central Chile, which comprises the regions of Araucanía, Bío- Bío, Maule, General O´Higgins, Valparaíso and Metropolitan.... 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...

  • Losing Our Coolby Stan Cox

    New Press, The 2010; US$ 17.95

    Losing our Cool shows how indoor climate control is colliding with an out-of-control outdoor climate. In America, energy consumed by home air-conditioning, and the resulting greenhouse emissions, have doubled in just over a decade, and energy to cool retail stores has risen by two-thirds. Now the entire affluent world is adopting the technology.... more...

  • Seismic Performance of Concrete Buildingsby Liviu Crainic; Mihai Munteanu

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 159.95

    This book examines and presents essential aspects of the behavior, analysis, design and detailing of reinforced concrete buildings subjected to strong seismic activity. Seismic design is an extremely complex problem that has seen spectacular development in the last decades. The present volume tries to show how the principles and methods of earthquake... more...

  • Environmental Studiesby Anil Kumar De; Arnab Kumar De

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2005; US$ 20.00

    About the Book: This book is designed in terms of the UGC guidelines for the common course on Environment/Environmental Studies for the undergraduate students of various streams (B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., etc.) in colleges and universities. First published in 2001, the book has been updated and thoroughly revised in the form of the Second Edition. It is... more...

  • Environmental Engineeringby Anil Kumar De; Arnab Kumar De

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2009; US$ 20.00

    About the Book: This book is suitably designed for Polytechnic students of N-E, region in particular and in general for students all over India with the intention of fulfilling the mission of promoting environmental education and culture, as well serves as a textbook for full time courses in the educational institutions. The book introduces the basic... more...