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Municipal engineering

  • LEGO Neighborhood Bookby Brian Lyles; Jason Lyles

    No Starch Press 2014; US$ 15.95

    In The LEGO Neighborhood Book, you’ll create buildings with real-world details like cornices and facades, and try your hand at interior design by filling your buildings with furniture and light fixtures. Then add the finishing touches to your models with plants, traffic lights, scaffolding, and park benches. Snap together a few houses, shops,... more...

  • Urban Retrofitting for Sustainabilityby Tim Dixon; Malcolm Eames; Miriam Hunt; Simon Lannon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00

    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...

  • Planning for Engineers and Surveyorsby F. D. Hobbs; J. F. Doling

    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...

  • Calorimetry and Thermal Methods in Catalysisby Aline Auroux

    Springer 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...

  • Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Infrastructure Management, Second Editionby Neil S. Grigg

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.95

    Urban water services are building blocks for healthy cities, and they require complex and expensive infrastructure systems. Most of the infrastructure is out of sight and tends to be taken for granted, but an infrastructure financing crisis looms in the United States because the systems are aging and falling behind on maintenance. A road map for public... more...

  • Understanding Land Developmentby Eddo Coiacetto

    CSIRO Publishing 2012; US$ 59.95

    A practical guide to land development planning. more...

  • Land Subsidence Analysis in Urban Areasby David G. Zeitoun; Eliyahu Wakshal

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    Cities built on unconsolidated sediments consisting of clays, silt, peat, and sand, are particularly susceptible to subsidence.  Such regions are common in delta areas, where rivers empty into the oceans, along flood plains adjacent to rivers, and in coastal marsh lands.  Building cities in such areas aggravates the problem for several reasons:1. ... more...

  • Flood Risk Assessment and Managementby Dawei Han

    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...

  • Geothermal Energyby William E. Glassley

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 135.95

    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...

  • Geological Methods in Mineral Exploration and Miningby Roger Marjoribanks

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    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...