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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 83.95
The Hydrology of the UK assesses the changing hydrology of the UK, focusing on key issues that affect the fundamental hydrological processes and have important implications for water resource management, flood risk and environmental quality. The bookis divided into 3 sections: Section 1 examines the causes of change to the hydrology of the UK, including... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 84.00 US$ 76.44
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...
- 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...
- WIT Press 2015; US$ 298.00
Containing the latest research on preparation for and mitigation of future earthquakes, this book addresses an area of increasing importance to many areas around the world. It contains research presented at the ninth and latest in a series of biennial conferences on the topic organised by the Wessex Institute. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 70.00 US$ 63.70
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...
- 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...
- The New Press 2010; US$ 17.99
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...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 167.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...