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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 283.00
This book describes the application of nonlinear static and dynamic analysis for the design, maintenance and seismic strengthening of reinforced concrete structures. The latest structural and RC constitutive modelling techniques are described in detail, with particular attention given to multi-dimensional cracking and damage assessment, and their practical... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 12.95
Twenty-five years ago, Hollywood released The China Syndrome, featuring Jane Fonda and Michael Douglas as a TVnews crew who witness what appears to be a serious accident at a nuclear power plant. In a spectacular coincidence, on March 28, 1979, less than two weeks after the movie came out, the worst accident in the history of commercial nuclear power... more...
- Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 72.95
Water hammer, or the study of fluid transient behaviour, is one of the most common problems in the water engineering community. This book covers the many causes and solutions in a practical way and is an essential reference for all those concerned with the flow of liquids, not just water, in pipe systems. It follows on from the authors' previous monograph... more...
- O'Reilly Media 2008; US$ 31.99
"A good book! It's a nice overview of wiki editing and administration, with pointers to handy extensions and further online documentation." -Brion Vibber, Chief Technical Officer, Wikimedia Foundation "This book is filled with practical knowledge based on experience. It's not just spouting some party line." -Rob Church, a developer of MediaWiki... more...
- O'Reilly Media 2005; US$ 35.99
Linux consistently appears high up in the list of popular Internet servers, whether it's for the Web, anonymous FTP, or general services such as DNS and delivering mail. But security is the foremost concern of anyone providing such a service. Any server experiences casual probe attempts dozens of time a day, and serious break-in attempts with some... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 27.00
The captivating story of the titans, engineers, and pilots who raced to design a safe and lucrative passenger jet. In Jet Age , journalist Sam Howe Verhovek explores the advent of the first generation of jet airliners and the people who designed, built, and flew them. The path to jet travel was triumphal and amazingly rapid-less than fifty... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 73.95
This ground-breaking text looks at the ways of integrating sustainability aspects into science and engineering. In providing an all-round sustainability education, it teaches students within engineering and environmental science the implications of their decisions on the environment. Taking a life cycle approach to address economic, environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 57.95
It has taken a very long time for sustainable development to be recognised as a justified restraint on inappropriate development and a primary driver of improving quality of life for all. For designers, clients and project managers this means we have to create healthy buildings and places which support communities, enhance biodiversity and contribute... more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 20.00
An attempt is made to place before students (degree and post-degree) and professionals in the fields of Civil and Agricultural Engineering, Geology and Earth Sciences, this important branch of Hydroscience, i.e., Hydrology. It deals with all phases of the Hydrologic cycle and related opics in a lucid style and in metric system. There is a departure... more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 95.95
Future Energy will allow us to make reasonable, logical and correct decisions on our future energy as a result of two of the most serious problems that the civilized world has to face; the looming shortage of oil (which supplies most of our transport fuel) and the alarming rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide over the past 50 years (resulting from... more...