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- CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95
The term "smart city" defines the new urban environment, one that is designed for performance through information and communication technologies. Given that the majority of people across the world will live in urban environments within the next few decades, it's not surprising that massive effort and investment is being placed into efforts to develop... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95
The emergence of highly promising and potent technologies has enabled the transition of ordinary objects into smart artifacts?providing wider connectivity of digitized entities that can facilitate the building of connected cities. This book provides readers with a solid foundation on the latest technologies and tools required to develop and enhance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
With a foreword from Paul King, Chief Executive, UK Green Building Council and Chairman, Zero Carbon Hub As concerns over climate change and resource constraints grow, many cities across the world are trying to achieve a low carbon transition. Although new zero carbon buildings are an important part of the story, in existing cities the transformation... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Planning for Engineers and Surveyors provides an understanding of the land use and transport planning context in which the work of engineers and surveyors was carried out. It attempts to explain what the planners of land use and transport did and why. It describes the problems which planners face, the reasons why they emerged, the techniques used to... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 179.00
The book is about calorimetry and thermal analysis methods, alone or linked to other techniques, as applied to the characterization of catalysts, supports and adsorbents, and to the study of catalytic reactions in various domains: air and wastewater treatment, clean and renewable energies, refining of hydrocarbons, green chemistry, hydrogen production... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 159.00
This book?s engineering approach to identifying causes of land subsidence in delta cities is based on the Biot system of equations. These advanced computational methods, used in Bangkok, will aid the compensation process in subsidence-derived damages claims. more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 139.95
Historically, cost effective, reliable, sustainable, and environmentally friendly, use of geothermal energy has been limited to areas where obvious surface features pointed to the presence of a shallow local heat source, such as hot springs and volcanoes. However, recent technological advances have dramatically expanded the range and size of viable... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 49.00
Floods are devastating natural disasters with a significant impact on human life and the surrounding environent. Flood Risk Assessment and Management should serve as an Ideal textbook on analytical flood risk assessment and management, and is intended for lecturers, undergraduates and postgraduates in civil engineering, geography, environmental science,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 179.00
This practical step-by-step guide describes the key geological field techniques needed by today's exploration geologists involved in the search for metallic mineral deposits. The techniques described are fundamental to the collection, storage and presentation of geological data and their use to locate ore. This book explains the various tasks which... more...