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Municipal engineering

  • Beazley's Design and Detail of the Space between Buildingsby A. Pinder

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    A new edition of a book widely regarded as a classic of landscape architecture, it deals with the 'bits' that go in between the different parts of the urban landscape. A completely updated text makes it suitable for both the professional and student. more...

  • Building Smart Citiesby Carol L. Stimmel

    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...

  • Calorimetry and Thermal Methods in Catalysisby

    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...

  • 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...

  • Geological Methods in Mineral Exploration and Miningby Roger Marjoribanks

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 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...

  • Geothermal Energyby William E. Glassley

    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...

  • Intelligent Citiesby Pethuru Raj; Anupama C. Raman

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    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...

  • Mathematical Analysis of Urban Spatial Networksby Dimitri Volchenkov

    Springer 2008; US$ 129.00

    Cities can be considered to be among the largest and most complex artificial networks created by human beings. This title lays down the theoretical foundations for studying the topology of compact urban patterns, using methods from spectral graph theory and statistical physics. more...