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  • Smart Connection Systems

    Design and Seismic Analysis

    By Jong Wan Hu

    This book introduces new smart connection systems which can be used in aseismic building design in order to control inter-story drifts and to reduce residual displacements. They are also utilized as damper devices and base isolators. The application of these systems to composite moment frame…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05 
    CRC Press

  • Soil Liquefaction

    A Critical State Approach, Second Edition

    By Mike Jefferies, Ken Been

    A Rigorous and Definitive Guide to Soil Liquefaction Soil liquefaction occurs when soil loses much of its strength or stiffness for a time—usually a few minutes or less—and which may then cause structural failure, financial loss, and even death. It can occur during earthquakes, from static loading…

    Hardback – 2015-09-23 
    CRC Press
    Applied Geotechnics

  • Practical Rock Mechanics

    By Steve Hencher

    An Ideal Source for Geologists and Others with Little Background in Engineering or Mechanics Practical Rock Mechanics provides an introduction for graduate students as well as a reference guide for practicing engineering geologists and geotechnical engineers. The book considers fundamental…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10 
    CRC Press
    Applied Geotechnics

  • Rock Engineering Risk

    By John A. Hudson, Xia-Ting Feng

    This book provides a new, necessary and valuable approach to the consideration of risk in underground engineering projects constructed within rock masses. There are Chapters on uncertainty and risk, rock engineering systems, rock fractures and rock stress, the design of a repository for radioactive…

    Hardback – 2015-05-04
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • Seismic Design of Concrete Buildings to Eurocode 8

    By Michael N. Fardis, Eduardo C. Carvalho, Peter Fajfar, Alain Pecker

    An Original Source of Expressions and Tools for the Design of Concrete Elements with Eurocode Seismic design of concrete buildings needs to be performed to a strong and recognized standard. Eurocode 8 was introduced recently in the 30 countries belonging to CEN, as part of the suite of Structural…

    Paperback – 2015-03-03
    CRC Press

  • Risk and Reliability in Geotechnical Engineering

    Edited by Kok-Kwang Phoon, Jianye Ching

    Establishes Geotechnical Reliability as Fundamentally Distinct from Structural Reliability Reliability-based design is relatively well established in structural design. Its use is less mature in geotechnical design, but there is a steady progression towards reliability-based design as seen in the…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    CRC Press

  • Hydraulic Engineering III

    Edited by Liquan Xie

    Hydraulic research is developing beyond the borders of traditional civil engineering to meet increasing demands in natural hazards, structural safety assessment and also environmental research. Hydraulic Engineering III contains 62 technical papers from the 3rd Technical Conference on Hydraulic…

    Hardback – 2014-11-10
    CRC Press

  • Rock Fall Engineering

    By Duncan C. Wyllie

    Rock falls can be a public safety issue. This book provides comprehensive information on identification of these hazards, and design and construction of protection methods. Rock Fall Engineering describes first, the theoretical background to rock fall behavior in terms of the impact and trajectory…

    Hardback – 2014-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics

    Edited by Fusao Oka, Akira Murakami, Ryosuke Uzuoka, Sayuri Kimoto

    Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics contains the proceedings (abstracts book 472 pages + full paper USB-drive 2052 pages) of the 14th International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (Kyoto, Japan, 22-25 September, 2014).…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2014-09-03
    CRC Press

  • Surface Wave Methods for Near-Surface Site Characterization

    By Sebastiano Foti, Carlo G. Lai, Glenn J. Rix, Claudio Strobbia

    Develop a Greater Understanding of How and Why Surface Wave Testing Works Using examples and case studies directly drawn from the authors’ experience, Surface Wave Methods for Near-Surface Site Characterization addresses both the experimental and theoretical aspects of surface wave propagation in…

    Hardback – 2014-08-20
    CRC Press

  • Geotechnics for Catastrophic Flooding Events

    Edited by Susumu Iai

    Geotechnics for Catastrophic Flooding Events presents the keynote lectures (book, 264 pages) and keynote lectures and general papers (CD-ROM, 608 pages) presented at the Fourth International ISSMGEConference on Geotechnical Engineering for Disaster Mitigation and Rehabilitation (4th GEDMAR, Kyoto,…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2014-08-20
    CRC Press

  • Slope Stability Analysis and Stabilization

    New Methods and Insight, Second Edition

    By Y. M. Cheng, C. K. Lau

    Includes Recommendations for Analysis, Design Practice, Design Charts, Tables, and More Using a unified approach to address a medley of engineering and construction problems, Slope Stability Analysis and Stabilization: New Methods and Insight, Second Edition provides helpful practical advice and…

    Hardback – 2014-05-19
    CRC Press

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