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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$ 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 297.00
Chapter 1 Groundwater Lowering: A Personal View and Introduction by P M Cashman. Chapter 2 The History of Groundwater Theory and Practice. Chapter 3 Groundwater and Permeability. Chapter 4 Groundwater Effects on the Stability of Excavations. Chapter 5 Methods for Control of Surface Water and Groundwater. Chapter 6 Site Investigation for Groundwater... more...
- The New Press 2010; US$ 17.95
Stan Cox is a senior research scientist at The Land Institute in Salina, Kansas, where he works with a team of scientists on breeding perennial grain crops for future, ecologically resilient food-production systems. He has a PhD in plant genetics from Iowa State University and served as a research geneticist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture... more...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 167.95
Editorial About the Book Series Editor Preface Notations About the Authors Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1 General 1.2 Behavior Peculiarities 1.3 Structural Modeling 1.4 Design Codes 1.5 Content of the Book Conclusions Chapter 2 Constitutive Laws 2.1 General Considerations 2.2 Constitutive Laws for Reinforced Concrete Components 2.3 Constitutive... 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...