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- Wiley 2015; US$ 155.00
This book provide a series of designs, materials, characterization and modeling, that will help create safer and stronger structures in coastal areas. The authors take a look at the different materials (porous, heterogeneous, concrete…), the moisture transfers in construction materials as well as the degradation caused by external attacks... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 129.00
This book examines strong-motion networks around the globe, covering issues related to designing, maintaining and disseminating information. It details projects carried out within the context of arrays deployed for seismic risk studies in metropolitan areas. more...
- International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00
We study the optimal oil extraction strategy and the value of an oil field using a multiple real option approach. The numerical method is flexible enough to solve a model with several state variables, to discuss the effect of risk aversion, and to take into account uncertainty in the size of reserves. Optimal extraction in the baseline model is found... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 89.95
In the second edition Steve Kesler (University of Michigan) has been added as an author to rewrite some chapters. The motivation for this revised edition is to more intensively address economic issues that surround the exploitation of mineral resources. This emphasis gives the book a unique character. With these sections Metals and Society deals... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 99.00
This book provides an introduction to petroleum exploration methods. It refers to both geophysical and geochemical techniques, and the logistics of various drilling techniques and well logging methods for oil and gas exploration. more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 170.00
During the past 10 years, the Oil industry in India has seen a tremendous rise in exploration activity with several major E&P companies generating vast amount of new geological and geophysical data. The availability of such integrated data sets (gravity, magnetic, seismic, drilled wells), especially in the deep offshore basins, has led the authors... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 329.00
Magnetotellurics is finding increasing applications for imaging electrically conductive structures below the Earth`s surface - in both industrial and academic research projects. In Models and Methods of Magnetotellurics the authors provide a systematic approach to understanding the modern theory of ill-posed problems which is essential to... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Developments in Economic Geology, 16: Geochemical Prospecting for Thorium and Uranium Deposits focuses on the analysis of various geochemical methods applicable in the search for all types of thorium and uranium deposits. The publication first ponders on the general chemistry and geochemistry of thorium and uranium, deposits of thorium and uranium... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
The platinum-group elements (PGE) include platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium. They are currently receiving world-wide attention as an attractive exploration target because they offer the dual attraction of rare, high value precious metals as well as major industrial applications. Platinum has aesthetic qualities, combined with... more...