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Water Treatment Unit Processes Physical and Chemical

Water Treatment Unit Processes: Physical and Chemical

1st Edition

By David W. Hendricks
January 13, 2006

The unit process approach, common in the field of chemical engineering, was introduced about 1962 to the field of environmental engineering. An understanding of unit processes is the foundation for continued learning and for designing treatment systems. The time is ripe for a new textbook that ...

Introduction to Approximate Solution Techniques, Numerical Modeling, and Finite Element Methods

Introduction to Approximate Solution Techniques, Numerical Modeling, and Finite Element Methods

1st Edition

By Victor N. Kaliakin
September 25, 2001

Functions as a self-study guide for engineers and as a textbook for nonengineering students and engineering students, emphasizing generic forms of differential equations, applying approximate solution techniques to examples, and progressing to specific physical problems in modular, self-contained ...

Matrix Analysis of Structural Dynamics Applications and Earthquake Engineering

Matrix Analysis of Structural Dynamics: Applications and Earthquake Engineering

1st Edition

By Franklin Y. Cheng
October 19, 2000

Uses state-of-the-art computer technology to formulate displacement method with matrix algebra. Facilitates analysis of structural dynamics and applications to earthquake engineering and UBC and IBC seismic building codes....

Hydraulics of Spillways and Energy Dissipators

Hydraulics of Spillways and Energy Dissipators

1st Edition

By Rajnikant M. Khatsuria
October 27, 2004

An unsurpassed treatise on the state-of-the-science in the research and design of spillways and energy dissipators, Hydraulics of Spillways and Energy Dissipators compiles a vast amount of information and advancements from recent conferences and congresses devoted to the subject. It highlights ...

Environmental Pollution Control Microbiology A Fifty-Year Perspective

Environmental Pollution Control Microbiology: A Fifty-Year Perspective

1st Edition

By Ross E. McKinney
March 11, 2004

Compiling knowledge gained through more than 50 years of experience in environmental engineering technology, this book illustrates the application of fundamental concepts in microbiology to provide a sound basis for the design and operation of various biological systems used in solving ...

Project Scheduling Handbook

Project Scheduling Handbook

1st Edition

By Jonathan F. Hutchings
September 30, 2003

Offering real-world strategies gleaned from years of professional experience, this book contains the essential tools to prepare a well-organized, efficient, and effective working production schedule for successful construction outcomes. The only guide to address the day-to-day needs with hands-on, ...

Reinforced Soil Engineering Advances in Research and Practice

Reinforced Soil Engineering: Advances in Research and Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Hoe I. Ling, Dov Leshchinsky, Fumio Tatsuoka
August 19, 2003

This one-of-a-kind reference evaluates the efficacy, stability, and strength of various soil walls, slopes, and structures enhanced by geosynthetic materials. Offering stimulating contributions from more than 50 leading specialists in the field, Reinforced Soil Engineering compiles recent ...

Estimating Building Costs

Estimating Building Costs

1st Edition

Edited By Calin M. Popescu, Kan Phaobunjong, Nuntapong Ovararin
April 22, 2003

Companies live or die on the basis of estimating their costs. Preparing estimates and bidding for new jobs is a complex and often costly process. There is no substitute for on the job training -- until now. Drawing on the authors' combined experience of more than 70 years, Estimating Building Costs...

Geotechnical Engineering Principles and Practices of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering: Principles and Practices of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

1st Edition

By V.N.S. Murthy
October 25, 2002

A must have reference for any engineer involved with foundations, piers, and retaining walls, this remarkably comprehensive volume illustrates soil characteristic concepts with examples that detail a wealth of practical considerations, It covers the latest developments in the design of drilled pier...

Fundamentals of Infrastructure Engineering Civil Engineering Systems, Second Edition,

Fundamentals of Infrastructure Engineering: Civil Engineering Systems, Second Edition,

2nd Edition

By Patrick H. McDonald
August 31, 2001

Based on the author's extensive experience, this book presents recent advances in systems theory and methodology for infrastructure engineering. It highlights modern approaches to the analysis, design, construction, implementation, management, and maintenance of large-scale infrastructure systems ...

Hazardous Gases Underground Applications to Tunnel Engineering

Hazardous Gases Underground: Applications to Tunnel Engineering

1st Edition

By Barry Doyle
February 21, 2001

Applies detailed knowledge toward the design and construction of underground civil works projects. Develops critical skills for managing risk and designing reliable gas control measures within project time and cost constraints....

Preliminary Design of Bridges for Architects and Engineers

Preliminary Design of Bridges for Architects and Engineers

1st Edition

By Melaragno
July 10, 1998

Focusing on the conceptual and preliminary stages in bridge design, this book addresses the new conceptual criteria employed when evaluating project proposals, considering elements from architectural aspects and structural aesthetics to environmental compatibility.;College or university bookstores ...

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