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  • Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2018), 28-31 October 2018, Ghent, Belgium

    Edited by Robby Caspeele, Luc Taerwe, Dan M. Frangopol

    This volume contains the papers presented at IALCCE 2018, the Sixth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering, to be held in Ghent, Belgium, October 28-31, 2018. It consists of a book of extended abstracts and a DVD with full papers including the Fazlur R. Khan lecture, keynote…

    Hardback – 2018-10-14 
    CRC Press
    Life-Cycle of Civil Engineering Systems

  • Ageing of Infrastructure

    A Life-Cycle Approach

    By Frank Collins

    The book addresses the problem of ageing infrastructure and how ageing can reduce the service life to lower than expected. The rate of ageing is affected by the type of construction material, environmental exposure, function of the infrastructure, and loading: each of these factors will be…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    CRC Press

  • Mechanized Tunnelling in Urban Areas, 2nd edition

    Design methodology and construction control

    Edited by Vittorio Guglielmetti, Piergiorgio Grasso, Ashraf Mahtab, Shulin Xu

    Specific hazards associated with the construction of tunnels in metropolitan areas exist, including poor ground conditions, water tables higher than the level of tunnels, and subsidence leading to damage to the existing structures on the surface. This book describes the application of technologies…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Development

    Environment, Energy and Water Resources

    By M. K. Ghosh Roy

    The over-exploitation of the Earth’s resources has brought about an unsustainable situation where biodiversity and ecological balance are under dire threat. But the most immediate concern is global warming, caused by high anthropogenic emission of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Global warming is…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Finite Element Analysis

    By Lakshmi Narasaiha

    The finite element method has undergone a major paradigm shift from a detailed mathematical background for writing tailor-made computer programs to a user-based approach for applying available software to engineering analysis and design scenarios. This textbook begins with a concise overview of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Atlas of Remote Sensing of the Wenchuan Earthquake

    Edited by Guo Huadong

    In May 12, 2008, the Wenchuan County earthquake caused devastating loss of human life and property. Applying all the remote sensing technology available, the Chinese Academy of Sciences immediately launched into action, making full use of its state-of-the-art facilities, remote sensing planes, and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Fractured Rock Hydraulics

    By Fernando Olavo Franciss

    Uniquely devoted to hard and fractured rock hydraulics, this advanced-level introduction provides tools to solve practical engineering problems. Chapter I covers the fundamentals of fractured rock hydraulics under a tensor approach. Chapter II presents some key concepts about approximate solutions.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Rapid Load Testing on Piles

    Interpretation Guidelines

    By Paul Holscher, Henk Brassinga, Michael Brown, Peter Middendorp, Maarten Profittlich, Frits A. van Tol

    A Rapid Load Test (RLT), developed to determine the initial stiffness and bearing capacity, is an economical and practical alternative to a Static Load Test (SLT). The broad application of RLT, however, was hampered by uncertainty about the interpretation of the test results. This book offers clear…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • New Techniques on Soft Soils

    Edited by Marcio Almeida

    practically oriented reference volume on soft soil engineering contains case studies of soft soil techniques from all over the world New Techniques on Soft Soils covers a wide range of updated techniques related to site investigation, vertical drains, surcharge, piled embankment, granular piles,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Coastal Design and Planning

    Edited by Elizabeth Mossop

    This book aims to discuss contemporary ideas about planning and design for coastal resilience, how our thinking about the coast has changed to be far more dynamic and less stable, and to include a better understanding of the implications of climate change. Specifically, the book articulates what…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25 
    CRC Press

  • Cantilever Architecture

    By Kyoung Sun Moon

    Cantilever Architecture shows you how to integrate cantilever designs into your building from conception, to help you create support-free structures without the need for columns or walls, whether for balconies, stairs, to occupy the air rights of the lot next door, or to build super tall buildings.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge

  • A Blue Carbon Primer

    The State of Coastal Westland Carbon Science, Practice and Policy

    By Lisamarie Windham-Myers, Stephen Crooks, Tiffany G. Troxler

    Blue Carbon has emerged as a term that represents the distinctive carbon fluxes into or out of coastal wetlands such as marshes, mangroves, and seagrasses. The Blue Carbon concept has rapidly developed in science literature and is highly relevant politically, as nations and markets are developing…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Science

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