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  • Application of Numerical Methods to Geotechnical Problemsby Annamaria Cividini

    Springer Vienna 2014; US$ 179.14

    The NUMGE98 Conference brought together senior and young researchers, scientists and practicing engineers from European and overseas countries, to share their knowledge and experience on the various aspects of the analysis of Geotechnical Problems through Numerical Methods. The papers address a broad spectrum of geotechnical problems, including tunnels... more...

  • Seismic Resistant Steel Structuresby Federico M. Mazzolani; Victor Gioncu

    Springer Vienna 2014; US$ 86.21

    The catastrophic earthquakes of the last decades (Mexico City, 1985; Loma Prieta, 1989; Northridge, 1994; Kobe, 1995) have seriously undermined there putation of steel structures, which in the past represented the most suitable solution for seismic resistant structures. Even if in very few cases, the performance of steel joints and members was unexpectedly... more...

  • Climate Adaptation Governance in Cities and Regionsby J?rg Knieling

    Wiley 2016; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33

    Global climate change creates new challenges in particular for cities and regions. As centres of human activity they are especially vulnerable to climate change impacts. Adapting to a changing climate requires dealing with multiple uncertainties and complexity in order to allow proactive action. Therefore, cities and regions around the globe face... more...

  • Bodenmechanik und Grundbauby Ulrike Butz; Jochen Huder; Peter Amann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 37.63

    Dieses bewährte Lehrbuch wendet sich in erster Linie an Studierende des Bauingenieurwesens. Es beschränkt sich auf den Lehrstoff eines Grundkurses im Fachbereich Geotechnik, wie er insbesondere für die Prüfungsvorbereitung benötigt wird. Die Bodenmechanik und die daraus abgeleiteten grundbaulichen Konzepte werden so vereinfacht wie möglich dargestellt,... more...

  • Bodenmechanik und Grundbauby Ulrike Butz

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 37.63

    Bodenmechanik und die daraus abgeleiteten grundbaulichen Konzepte sind die Themen dieses Lehrbuchs. Die Autoren folgen dem Ansatz, grundsätzlich alle Probleme auf der einfachsten, noch wissenschaftlich vertretbaren Basis zu behandeln und kommen damit vor allem dem Bauingenieurstudenten im Grundstudium und dem beruflich tätigen Praktiker entgegen. In... more...

  • Facing Climate Changeby Jeffrey T. Kiehl

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    Facing Climate Change explains why people refuse to accept evidence of a warming planet and shows how to move past partisanship to reach a consensus for action. A climate scientist and licensed psychotherapist, Jeffrey T. Kiehl examines the psychological phenomena that twist our relationship to the natural world and their role in shaping the cultural... more...

  • Hydrometeorologyby Christopher G. Collier

    Wiley 2016; US$ 78.50 US$ 68.03

    Hydrometeorology presents an introduction to relevant topics in the interdisciplinary fields of hydrology and meteorology. This book is one of the few books aiming to provide a balance between aspects of meteorological and hydrological processes. The transfer of energy and water between the land surface and lower atmosphere within the hydrological... more...

  • Meteorology of Tropical West Africaby Douglas J. Parker; Mariane Diop-Kane

    Wiley 2017; US$ 145.00 US$ 125.67

    Meteorology of tropical West Africa: the Forecasters’ Handbook presents the science and practice of weather forecasting for an important region of the tropics. Connecting basic theory with forecasting practice, the book provides a unique training volume for operational weather forecasters, and is also suitable for students of tropical meteorology.... more...

  • Geotechnikby Konrad Kuntsche

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 21.63

    Das in der 2. Auflage erscheinende Lehrbuch zur Geotechnik wurde unter Beibehaltung des praxisbezogenen Konzepts grundlegend überarbeitet. Fragen, Beispiele und Übungsaufgaben unterstützen die Einarbeitung in die Thematik. Unter Berücksichtigung der aktuellen Normung wurden Abschnitte zur Felsmechanik, Bauausführung und zu Schäden im Gründungsbereich... more...