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Structural engineering (General)

  • Brittle Fracture in Steel Structuresby G.M. Boyd

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    Brittle Fracture in Steel Structures emphasizes the prevention of brittle fracture in structures fabricated from mild and low alloy steel operating at normal ambient temperatures. This book is divided into seven chapters. Chapter 1 provides the historical background and summarizes numerous case histories of brittle fractures. The nature of the phenomenon... more...

  • Fiber-Reinforced-Plastic (FRP) Reinforcement for Concrete Structuresby David A Hensher; L. Anselin

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    The use of fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) composites for prestressed and non-prestressed concrete reinforcement has developed into a technology with serious and substantial claims for the advancement of construction materials and methods. Research and development is now occurring worldwide. The 20 papers in this volume make a further contribution in... more...

  • Transparente Schalenby Hans Schober

    Wiley 2015; US$ 68.95

    Gläserne Netzkuppeln als Überdachungen veredeln Gebäude und städtebauliche Ensembles. Die konstruktiven und ökonomischen Vorteile sind zugleich gestalterische Vorteile: mit den Stahl-Glas-Konstruktionen werden Transparenz und Leichtigkeit assoziiert. Wenn die gefundene Form mit der Funktionalität einhergeht, dann wird... more...

  • Pavement Materials for Heat Island Mitigationby Hui Li

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00

    About 90 percent of this excessive heat is due to buildings and pavements that absorb and store solar heat (According to the Green Buildings Council). The only reference that focuses specifically on pavements, Pavement Materials for Heat Island Mitigation: Design and Management Strategies explores different advanced paving materials, their properties,... more...

  • Eisenbahnbrücken in Massivbauweise nach Eurocode 2by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bauer; M.eng. Thomas Hensel; M.eng. Stefan Lubinski; Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Müller; Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Seiler

    Beuth 2015; Not Available

    Das Buch enthält zwei vollständige Sicherheitsnachweise für einen Stahlbeton- und für einen Spannbetonüberbau. Die praxisnahen Beispiele sind so ausgewählt, dass die komplette Bemessung mit Handrechnungen nachvollzogen werden kann. Grundlage der Neuauflage sind DIN EN 1992-2 und DIN EN 1992-2/NA, die die DIN-Fachberichte 100 (2010-03), 101 und 102... more...

  • Fundamentals of Earthquake Engineeringby Amr S. Elnashai; Luigi Di Sarno

    Wiley 2015; US$ 125.00

    Fundamentals of Earthquake Engineering: From Source to Fragility, Second Edition combines aspects of engineering seismology, structural and geotechnical earthquake engineering to assemble the vital components required for a deep understanding of response of structures to earthquake ground motion, from the seismic source to the evaluation of actions... more...

  • Introduction to Operational Modal Analysisby Rune Brincker; Carlos Ventura

    Wiley 2015; US$ 144.50

    Comprehensively covers the basic principles and practice of Operational Modal Analysis (OMA). Covers all important aspects that are needed to understand why OMA is a practical tool for modal testing Covers advanced topics, including closely spaced modes, mode shape scaling, mode shape expansion and estimation of stress and strain in operational... more...

  • Seismic Resistant Design and Technologyby Dentcho Ivanov

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    An earthquake is a powerful surface acoustic wave (SAW) generated by a seismic event, such as a volcano or motion of the Earth's layers, that propagates on the Earth's surface. This book explains the design of earthquake resistant structures using SAW techniques that offer a variety of experimental setups and theoretical models. Designs of protecting... more...

  • Colliding Bodies Optimizationby A. Kaveh; V.R. Mahdavi

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book presents and applies a novel efficient meta-heuristic optimization algorithm called Colliding Bodies Optimization (CBO) for various optimization problems. The first part of the book introduces the concepts and methods involved, while the second is devoted to the applications. Though optimal design of structures is the main topic, two chapters... more...

  • Praxiswissen Gleitschleifenby Helmut Prüller

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; Not Available

    Dieses Fachbuch stellt sehr anschaulich und in verständlicher Sprache alle wichtigen Bereiche des Gleitschleifens dar. Viele Tabellen mit Richtwerten und Diagrammen geben konkrete Hinweise für die praktische Arbeit. In der aktuellen Auflage wurden die Kapitel zur Abwasserbehandlung und zu den Topf-Vibratoren deutlich erweitert. Viele Abbildungen wurden... more...