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  • Time-Dependency in Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

    By Omer Aydan

    This book is concerned with time-dependency in rock mechanics and rock engineering, whose spectrum is very wide. While the term “time-dependency” involves time-dependent behavior/rate-dependent behavior of rocks in a conventional sense, this books attempts to cover the spectrum as much as possible…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • Advances and Trends in Engineering Sciences and Technologies II

    Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Engineering Sciences and Technologies, 29 June - 1 July 2016, High Tatras Mountains, Tatranské Matliare, Slovak Republic

    Edited by Mohamad Al Ali, Peter Platko

    The International Conference on Engineering Sciences and Technologies (ESaT 2016) is organized under the auspices of the Civil Engineering Faculty, Technical University in Kosice - Slovak Republic and the University of Miskolc - Hungary.The Conference is focused on a wide spectrum of topics and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    CRC Press

  • The Fabric Formwork Book

    Methods for Building New Architectural and Structural Forms in Concrete

    By Mark West

    Concrete is the most used man-made material in the world and is the fundamental physical medium for most of the world’s architecture and construction. Its nature and character is largely the product of the rigid moulds that have shaped it since its invention in antiquity. The advent of flexible…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Fisheries Subsidies, Sustainable Development and the WTO

    Edited by Anja von Moltke

    The fisheries sector is in crisis. Inappropriate subsidies to the fishing industry are a key factor responsible for worldwide fisheries depletion, overcapitalization and ecosystem degradation. There is an urgent need for an international mechanism to promote the appropriate restructuring of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Innovative Technologies for the Treatment of Industrial Wastewater

    A Sustainable Approach

    Edited by Shirish Sonawane, Y. Pydi Setty, T. Bala Narsaiah, Srinu Naik Sapavatu

    This book highlights advances in sustainable wastewater treatment technologies, particularly biological wastewater treatment, cavitation-based treatment, hybrid water treatment, membrane technologies, advance oxidation processes, and adsorption. The book focuses on a variety of advanced treatment…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Pollution and the Atmosphere

    Designs for Reduced Emissions

    Edited by Marco Ragazzi

    This new compendium volume examines the significant impact of air quality on human health. Assessing air pollution in complex morphologies has become an important issue in order to implement mitigation measures and limit emissions from the most relevant sources, such as waste incineration, traffic…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Constructed Subsurface Wetlands

    Case Study and Modeling

    By Abdel Razik Ahmed Zidan, Mohammed Ahmed Abdel Hady

    With a sharp focus on environmental pollution and its impact on life and nature, scientists and engineers have studied the water treatment effect of natural wetlands for many years, resulting in the development of constructed wetlands (CWs) for treating wastewater. This informative new book…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Slope Safety Preparedness for Impact of Climate Change

    Edited by Ken Ho, Suzanne Lacasse, Luciano Picarelli

    This book focuses on the potential effects of projected climate change on the stability of slopes and on landslide risk, the countermeasures required to address the new challenges, and the strategies adopted. The book is composed of 22 country/regional reports, together with an overview paper…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    CRC Press

  • The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering, Third Edition

    Edited by John H. Cushman, Daniel M. Tartakovsky

    This new edition adds several new chapters and is thoroughly updated to include data on new topics such as hydraulic fracturing, CO2 sequestration, sustainable groundwater management, and more. Providing a complete treatment of the theory and practice of groundwater engineering, this new handbook…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    CRC Press

  • Transport Systems

    Modeling, Planning, and Evaluation

    By Milan Janic

    The transport sector consists of different modes of transport, each serving a growing demand for transporting people and goods. This (growing) demand on the one hand, needs expanding the systems’ capacity, and on the other hand, increasing the corresponding economic efficiency, effectiveness, and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    CRC Press

  • Climate Change and the Oceanic Carbon Cycle

    Variables and Consequences

    Edited by Isabel Ferrera

    This valuable compendium provides an overview of the variables and consequences of oceanic carbon cycling in the context of climate change. The chapters highlight the importance of marine plankton in carbon processing as well as the effects of rising CO2 and temperature in their functioning.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Airborne Occupational Hazards in Sewer Systems

    By Amy Forsgren, Kristina Brinck

    Sewer systems fall into the category "out of sight, out of mind" – they seldom excite interest. But when things go wrong with the air in the sewer system, they go very wrong. Consequences can be dramatic and devastating: sewer workers killed instantly by poisonous gas when they lift a sewer lid, or…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11 
    CRC Press

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