Civil, Environmental and Geotechnical Engineering Products

  • Railway Transportation Systems

    Design, Construction and Operation

    By Christos N. Pyrgidis

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of railway passenger and freight transport systems, from design through to construction and operation. It covers the range of railway systems, from conventional and high-speed inter-urban passenger systems, through suburban and regional and urban,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11 
    CRC Press

  • Structural Analysis and Design to Prevent Disproportionate Collapse

    By Feng Fu

    Disproportionate collapse is a pressing issue in current design practice. Numerous causes are possible – especially forms of extreme loading, such as blast, fire earthquake, or vehicle collisions. But it is the mechanism and its prevention which are of especial interest and concern. After the World…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 
    CRC Press

  • Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration

    By Dora Francese

    This book explores the role of technology in ecological urban design and regeneration. Part I provides theoretical and methodological insights into technological approaches that offer optimum respect to existing cultural and natural environments, while offering minimum impact and carbon footprint.…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Transport Planning and Traffic Safety

    Making Cities, Roads, and Vehicles Safer

    Edited by Geetam Tiwari, Dinesh Mohan

    TRIPP (Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme) at the India Institute of Technology (Delhi) is an interdisciplinary programme focusing on the reduction of adverse health affects of road transport. TRIPP has been organizing an annual course on Transportation Planning and Traffic…

    Paperback – 2016-03-08 
    CRC Press


    Sustainable and Efficient Urban Transport Interchanges

    Edited by Andres Monzon-de-Caceres, Floridea Di Ciommo

    Transport planners throughout the world can implement a range of policies to influence travellers’ behaviour and encourage a move to public transport to achieve urban sustainability and social inclusion. At the same time population growth and urban sprawl exert their own pressures. Quality,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07 
    CRC Press

  • Natural Stone in the Built Environment

    Resources, Use and Conservation

    By Akos Torok, Richard Prikryl, Jirina Prikrylova

    Fundamental and interdisciplinary textbook on natural stone properties, occurrence, exploration, use, decay and conservation. Primary information source for third-year students and professionals using natural stone in the built environment. Intended for a wide academic and professional…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    CRC Press

  • Microcracking in Rock as Acoustic Emission

    By Tsuyoshi Ishida, Joseph Labuz

    Rock stress and rock damaging are some of the main obstacles encountered when designing and constructing engineering projects with rock. This book will provide a basis to interpret acoustic emission (AE) as damage processes in stressed rock, with applications to stress measurements, size effects,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    CRC Press
    Geomechanics Research

  • 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 – 2016-03-01 
    CRC Press

  • German Concrete, 1819-1877

    The science of cement from Trass to Portland

    By Salvatore Aprea

    This book provides a comprehensive account of how the modern expertise in building with concrete arose in Germany, during the first three quarters of the 19th century. Based on careful analyses of ancient documents and literature, it reconstructs an engaging history of master builders, engineers,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    EPFL Press

  • The Rhetoric of Pier Luigi Nervi

    Forms in reinforced concrete and ferro-cement

    By Alberto Bologna, Roberto Gargiani

    During his long career, Pier Luigi Nervi has explored the potential of concrete through the cast-in place and the prefabrication of elements in reinforced concrete or in ferro-cement, the material he invented and patented during the war. All of his best known works, such as the Berta Stadium, the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    EPFL Press

  • Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation from Better Management of Rivers

    Edited by Jamie Pittock

    Climate change is dramatically affecting freshwater supplies, particularly in the developing world. The papers in this volume present a powerful case for and exploration of different freshwater adaptation strategies in the face of global climatic change. The volume centres on six detailed case…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Climate and Development Series

  • Multi-disciplinary Sustainable Engineering: Current and Future Trends

    Proceedings of the 5th Nirma University International Conference on Engineering, Ahmedabad, India, November 26-28, 2015

    Edited by Ketan Kotecha, Madhuri Bhavsar

    The Nirma University International Conference on Engineering NUiCONE is a flagship event of the Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad. NUiCONE-2015 is focussed on events/themes in the current trends in Engineering and its research issues. Practicing engineers,…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
    CRC Press

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