Civil, Environmental and Geotechnical Engineering Products

  • 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 – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Artificial & Constructed Wetlands:

    A Suitable Technology for Sustainable Water Management

    Edited by María-del-Carmen Durán-Domínguez-de-Bazua, Amado Enrique Navarro Frómeta, Josep María Bayona Termens

    Artificial or constructed wetlands are an emerging technology particularly for tropical areas with water scarcity. For big cities, the challenge of a sustainable management of water resources that consider its proper use and care is always present. From this point of view, this book considers…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Golf Turf Management

    By Lambert McCarty

    This book explains and covers all major agronomic and economic topics related to building and maintaining a viable golf course. It is an A to Z guide for successful golfcourse management.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Smart Water Grids

    A Cyber-Physical Systems Approach

    Edited by Panagiotis Tsakalides, Athanasia Panousopoulou, Grigorios Tsagkatakis, Luis Montestruque

    This book will present the best practices for designing, implementing, and deploying cyber-physical systems tailored to the needs of smart water grids. These grids can utilize the intelligence, autonomy, and adaptability offered by CPS for data on consumption, new alternatives for water treatment…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    CRC Press

  • Concrete Durability

    Deterioration Mechanisms and Prevention

    By Jason Ideker, Michael Thomas

    This book will explain how to produce durable concrete, prevent premature concrete deterioration, and assess why concrete may suffer from degradation. It will examine the main forms of deterioration, including reinforcing steel corrosion, carbonation of concrete, freeze-thaw attack, sulfate attack,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    CRC Press

  • Geology

    Basics for Engineers, Second Edition

    By Aurele Parriaux

    This 2nd edition of the 2009 Geology: Basics for Engineers textbook is fully revised and updated. The book presents the physical and chemical characteristics of the Earth, the nature and the properties of rocks and unconsolidated deposits/sediments, the action of water, how the earth is transformed…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    CRC Press

  • Transportation and Strategic Asset Management

    A Sustainable Approach to Maintain Critical Infrastructure

    By Erik Stromberg, Thomas H. Wakeman III

    Long-term financial planning and sound governance is essential for maintaining transportation infrastructure and assets. Public-private sector partnerships and cooperation are vital. This book looks at the current state of our infrastructure and ways to better maintain it with environmentally…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    CRC Press

  • International Trade in Hazardous Wastes

    By D.K. Asante-Duah, I.V. Nagy

    This book discusses the need for a regulated and informed forum for international trade in hazardous waste. The authors argue that with careful planning, health and ecological risks can be minimized and net economic benefits realized fairly. The book examines the key parameters that should be…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • Advanced Rail Geotechnology – Ballasted Track

    By Buddhima Indraratna, Wadud Salim, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

    Ballast plays a vital role in transmitting and distributing train wheel loads to the underlying sub-ballast and subgrade. Bearing capacity of track, train speed, riding quality and passenger comfort all depend on the stability of ballast through mechanical interlocking of particles. Ballast…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    CRC Press

  • Dams and Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures, 2nd edition

    By Ljubomir Tanchev

    Dams and Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures, now in its second edition, provides a comprehensive and complete overview of all kinds of dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures throughout the world. The reader is guided through different aspects of dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures in 35…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    CRC Press

  • Structures and Infrastructure Systems

    Life-Cycle Performance, Management, and Optimization

    Edited by Dan M. Frangopol

    Our knowledge to model, design, analyse, maintain, manage and predict the life-cycle performance of infrastructure systems is continually growing. However, the complexity of these systems continues to increase and an integrated approach is necessary to understand the effect of technological,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19 

  • Sustainability through Energy-Efficient Buildings

    Edited by Amritanshu Shukla, Atul Sharma

    The book covers chapters ranging from introduction to recent technological challenges, case studies of energy-efficient buildings with policy and awareness issues, fundamentals and present status along with research updates and future aspects on topics focusing on energy-efficient construction,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16 
    CRC Press

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