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  • Discontinuous Deformation Analysis in Rock Mechanics Practice

    By Yossef H. Hatzor, Guowei Ma, Gen-hua Shi

    The numerical, discrete element, Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA) method was developed by Dr. Gen-hua Shi while he was working at the University of California, Berkeley, under the supervision of Prof. Richard E. Goodman in the late 1980s. Two-dimensional DDA was published in 1993 and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • Back Analysis in Rock Engineering

    By Shunsuke Sakurai

    This book provides practicing engineers working in the field of design, construction and monitoring of rock structures such as tunnels and slopes with technical information on how to design, how to excavate and how to monitor the structures during their construction. Based on the long-term…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems

    Proceedings of the Workshop on Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems (SPSFSS 2016), November 21-22, 2016, Auckland, New Zealand

    Edited by Nawawi Chouw

    This work holds the proceedings of the Workshop on Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems, held on November 21-11, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. The main goal of the workshop was to develop greater collaboration and intensive dialogue by holding two discussion sessions,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Concrete Buildings in Seismic Regions

    By George G. Penelis, Gregory G. Penelis

    Bearing in mind that reinforced concrete is a key component in a majority of built environment structures, Concrete Buildings in Seismic Regions combines the scientific knowledge of earthquake engineering with a focus on the design of reinforced concrete buildings in seismic regions. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Slope Safety Preparedness for Impact of Climate Change

    Edited by Ken Ho, Suzanne Lacasse, Luciano Picarelli

    Many countries are increasingly threatened by major landslide disasters and fatalities due to extreme weather events which have major implications for public safety and the sustainability of infrastructure and the built environment. A further increase in such a trend could come from climate change.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    CRC Press

  • Time-Dependency in Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

    By Ömer 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 – 2016-12-12
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • Shear Behavior of Composite Soils

    Edited by Yanrong Li

    This book has the purpose of developing an understanding of the factors determining and influencing the shear behavior of soils, with emphasis on composite soils, as they are the most encountered materials in geological and geotechnical engineering in mountainous areas. This objective is reached by…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Multihazard Considerations in Civil Infrastructure

    By Mohammed M. Ettouney, Sreenivas Alampalli

    This book explains and presents the need for Multihazard Consideration (MH) in the management of civil infrastructure, what constitutes MH, and how to address MH in design and analysis. A generalized theory of MH will serve as the basis of the objective treatment of this volume. Use of MH in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    CRC Press
    Civil Infrastructure Health and Sustainability

  • Risk Management in Civil Infrastructure

    By Mohammed M. Ettouney, Sreenivas Alampalli

    This book presents several original theories for risk, including Theory of Risk Monitoring, and Theory of Risk Acceptance, in addition to several analytical models for computing relative and absolute risk. The book discusses risk limit, states of risk, and the emerging concept of risk monitoring.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01
    CRC Press
    Civil Infrastructure Health and Sustainability

  • Seismic Design of Buildings to Eurocode 8, Second Edition

    Edited by Ahmed Elghazouli

    This book focuses on the seismic design of building structures and their foundations to Eurocode 8. It covers the principles of seismic design in a clear but brief manner and then links these concepts to the provisions of Eurocode 8. It addresses the fundamental concepts related to seismic hazard,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    CRC Press

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