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  • Structural Restoration of Masonry Monuments

    Arches, Domes and Walls, 1st Edition

    By George G. Penelis, Gregory G. Penelis

    Historic structures need to be restored in line with international guidance and charters developed by architects and archaeologists, but technical understanding of structural engineering and materials is crucial, particularly in response to earthquake loading. This guide to structural assessment…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    CRC Press

  • Spillway Design - Step by Step

    1st Edition

    By Geraldo Magela Pereira

    Most dam accidents with hydroelectric plants are due to under-dimensioning of the maximum floods of spillway design, causing extravasation and dam breaks (this occurs in 23% of the accidents). This work highlights the relationship between spillway design and potential dam failure and other…

    Hardback – 2020-01-27 
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Drilling:

    Ground, Ice, and Underwater, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yoseph Bar-Cohen, Kris Zacny

    This book will include the latest principles behind the processes of drilling and excavation on Earth and other planets. It covers the categories of drills, the history of drilling and excavation, various drilling techniques and associated issues , rock coring (acquisition, damage control, caching…

    Hardback – 2020-01-10 
    CRC Press

  • Earthquake Engineering Handbook, Second Edition

    Two Volume Set, 2nd Edition

    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 – 2020-01-01 
    CRC Press

  • Wind and Earthquake Resistant Buildings

    Structural Analysis and Design, 1st Edition

    By Bungale S. Taranath

    Developed as a resource for practicing engineers, while simultaneously serving as a text in a formal classroom setting, Wind and Earthquake Resistant Buildings provides a fundmental understanding of the behavior of steel, concrete, and composite building structures. The text format follows, in a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Public Spaces for Water

    A Design Notebook, 1st Edition

    By Maria Matos Silva

    This illustrated notebook highlights the need for a change of paradigm in current flood management practices, one that acknowledges the wide-ranging and interdisciplinary benefits brought by public space design. Reassessing and improving established flood management methods, public spaces are faced…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Cities Research Series

  • Moment Resistant Connections of Steel Frames in Seismic Areas

    Design and Reliability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Federico Mazzolani

    An unexpected brittle failure of connections and of members occurred during the last earthquakes of Northridge and Kobe. For this reason a heightened awareness developed in the international scientific community, particularly in the earthquake prone countries of the Mediterranean and Eastern Europe…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Approximate Methods in Structural Seismic Design

    1st Edition

    By A. Scarlat

    This book examines the recent developments in computerized structural analysis and finite element analysis to re-appraise existing approximate techniques and to define their scope and limits more accurately. The book proposes new techniques and provides many numerical examples and comparisons with…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Ice and Construction

    1st Edition

    Edited by L. Makkonen

    This book focuses on two areas of ice technology: the use of ice as a construction material and the problems caused by ice to constructions. In connection with describing past and potential future applications of using ice in construction, a detailed discussion on the mechanical properties of ice…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Seismic Design Aids for Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures

    1st Edition

    By Srinivasan Chandrasekaran, Luciano Nunziante, Giorgio Serino, Federico Carannante

    Nonlinear analysis methods such as static pushover or limit analysis until collapse are globally considered reliable tools for seismic and structural assessment. But the accuracy of seismic capacity estimates—which can prevent catastrophic loss of life and astronomical damage repair costs—depends…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    CRC Press

  • New Horizons in Earth Reinforcement

    Book + CD-ROM, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jun Otani, Yoshihisa Miyata, Toshifumi Mukunoki

    Earth reinforcement techniques are used worldwide, providing dependable solutions to a wide range of geotechnical engineering problems.Well-established earth reinforcement technologies are regularly augmented by new materials, innovative construction techniques and advances in design and analysis.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    CRC Press

  • Geologic Hazards

    A Field Guide for Geotechnical Engineers, 1st Edition

    By Roy E. Hunt

    Geologic hazards pose the greatest threat to human safety for any geotechnical undertaking, but it is ultimately the engineer's ability to recognize and cope with these hazards that will determine the safety of life and property. Armed with Geologic Hazards: A Field Guide for Geotechnical Engineers…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25
    CRC Press

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