Civil, Environmental and Geotechnical Engineering Products

  • Earthquake Engineering Handbook, Second Edition

    Two Volume Set

    Edited by Charles Scawthorn, Wai-Fah Chen

    This new edition includes new chapters on geology; architectural aspects; systems, network, and software applications, economic aspects and financing earthquake risk. Earthquakes are nearly unique among natural phenomena – they affect virtually everything within a region, from massive buildings and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Advanced Desalination and Water Treatment Technologies

    By Leila Karimi, Hiren D. Raval, Abbas Ghassemi

    This comprehensive book on desalination includes both conventional and recently developed approaches. It covers the fundamentals of various desalination processes as well as their applications, technical aspects, energy, and economics. The two major desalination categories, thermal and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press
    Energy and the Environment

  • The Architecture and Engineering of Natural Cooling

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Ford, Rosa Schiano-Phan

    This revised and updated handbook provides the architect, engineer and other building professional with the latest research and practice in the application of passive and hybrid downdraught cooling in different building types in different locations around the world. It includes: - guidance on the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Maritime Security and Operations

    By Maria G. Burns

    Maritime Security and Operations is a primary text most suitable for use in military and coast guard academies, maritime and Homeland Security programs worldwide, port management, and marine law courses. This book identifies best practices policy and procedures based on the author’s extensive…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Principles of Earthquake Engineering

    Earthquake Engineering Handbook, Second Edition

    Edited by C. Scawthorn, Wai-Fah Chen

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Advanced Topics in Earthquake Engineering

    Edited by Charles Scawthorn, Wai-Fah Chen

    Successful earthquake engineering requires a broad background in subjects, ranging from the geologic causes and effects of earthquakes to understanding the impact of these effects on foundations, buildings, structures, the infrastructure, and even their social and economic impact. Contributed by…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Indoor Air Quality

    The Latest Sampling and Analytical Methods, Third Edition

    By Kathleen Hess-Kosa

    This is a practical, user-friendly guide to the identification and assessment of indoor air contaminants that contribute to building related illness in commercial buildings, institutions, and residences. The third edition covers basic concepts and details various approaches and up-to-date…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Approaches to Urban Transport

    Edited by Dinesh Mohan, Geetam Tiwari

    As cities become increasingly congested current transport patterns are unsustainable: heavy in energy use, high in economic and environmental cost, and exacerbating inequity between those who can access high speed travel and those who cannot. Good urban planning develops human-scale cities and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Multiscale Characterization and Modeling Methods for Infrastructure Geomaterials

    By Linbing Wang, Wenjuan Sun, Yue Hou

    This book introduces the characterization of geomaterials at multiple scales. It presents and combines material characterization methods, experimental techniques for the determination of microstructure and mechanical analysis, computational and numerical techniques for multiscale modelling, and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    CRC Press

  • Structural Health Monitoring

    An Integrated Approach

    By Aditi Chattopadhyay, Mark Seaver

    Structural health monitoring (SHM) is a multidisciplinary problem that involves modeling and simulation, damage detection, information management and prognosis. This book is designed to provide readers with a clear idea of all the challenges that need to be tackled before an SHM system can be…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Airborne Infection Control

    Building Design and Engineering Approaches

    Edited by Edward Nardell, Stephen N. Rudnick, Paul Arthur Jensen

    This book brings together in one volume a vast body of information on controlling transmission of airborne pathogens based on years of teaching this material from all around the world. The book presents numerous control strategies from mechanical ventilation, filtration, and the design and use of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Water Economics in the Anthropocene

    By Atif Kubursi, Velma I. Grover

    Water is often treated as a consumer good or a producer good; rarely is it seen as a scarce asset or natural capital. Significant differences emerge when water is treated as a reproducible commodity versus a nonrenewable asset, and this book will integrate both. Physical scarcity is compounded by…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    CRC Press

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