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  • Plant-Soil Slope Interaction

    1st Edition

    By Charles Wang Wai Ng, Anthony Leung, Junjun Ni

    This inter-disciplinary book provides the latest advanced knowledge of plant effects on vegetated soil properties such as water retention capability, water permeability function, shear strength, slope hydrology, movements and failure mechanisms, and applies this knowledge to the solution of slope…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    CRC Press

  • Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings for Seismic Performance

    Practical Deterministic and Probabilistic Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Mark Aschheim, Enrique Hernández-Montes, Dimitrios Vamvatsikos

    The costs of inadequate earthquake engineering are huge, especially for reinforced concrete buildings. This book presents the principles of earthquake-resistant structural engineering, and uses the latest tools and techniques to give practical design guidance to address single or multiple seismic…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    CRC Press

  • Atlas of Remote Sensing of the Wenchuan Earthquake

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guo Huadong

    In May 12, 2008, the Wenchuan County earthquake caused devastating loss of human life and property. Applying all the remote sensing technology available, the Chinese Academy of Sciences immediately launched into action, making full use of its state-of-the-art facilities, remote sensing planes, and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    CRC Press

  • Flood Risk Management

    Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell, Matilda Becker

    Our changing climate and more extreme weather events have dramatically increased the number and severity of floods across the world. Demonstrating the diversity of global flood risk management (FRM), this volume covers a range of topics including planning and policy, risk governance and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • The Material Point Method for Geotechnical Engineering

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Fern, Alexander Rohe, Kenichi Soga, Eduardo Alonso

    This practical guide provides the best introduction to large deformation material point method (MPM) simulations for geotechnical engineering. It provides the basic theory, discusses the different numerical features used in large deformation simulations, and presents a number of applications --…

    Hardback – 2019-01-22
    CRC Press

  • Rainfall-Induced Soil Slope Failure

    Stability Analysis and Probabilistic Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Lulu Zhang, Jinhui Li, Xu Li, Jie Zhang, Hong Zhu

    Rainfall-induced landslides are common around the world. With global climate change, their frequency is increasing and the consequences are becoming greater. Previous studies assess them mostly from the perspective of a single discipline—correlating landslides with rainstorms, geomorphology and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    CRC Press

  • Seismic Design of Buildings to Eurocode 8

    2nd 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,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    CRC Press

  • Geothermal Systems and Energy Resources

    Turkey and Greece, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alper Baba, Jochen Bundschuh, D. Chandrasekharam

    In the region comprising Turkey and Greece, people have been using water from geothermal sources for bathing and washing of clothes since ancient times. This region falls within the Alpine-Himalayan orogenic belt and hence is a locus of active volcanism and tectonism and experiences frequent…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Energy Developments

  • Debris Flow

    Mechanics, Prediction and Countermeasures, 2nd edition, 2nd Edition

    By Tamotsu Takahashi

    This is the 2nd edition of one of the most comprehensive accounts of debris flow, describing both theoretical and applied aspects. In the first part, the fundamental mechanical characteristics are discussed, including flow characteristics, type classification, mechanics, occurrence and development,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Gardoni

    To best serve current and future generations, infrastructure needs to be resilient to the changing world while using limited resources in a sustainable manner. Research on and funding towards sustainability and resilience are growing rapidly, and significant research is being carried out at a…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    1st Edition

    By Sandeeka Mannakkara, Suzanne Wilkinson, Regan Potangaroa

    "Building Back Better" (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world, including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

  • Concrete Buildings in Seismic Regions, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By George G. Penelis, Gregory G. Penelis

    Reinforced concrete (R/C) is one of the main building materials used worldwide, and an understanding of its structural performance under gravity and seismic loads, albeit complex, is crucial for the design of cost effective and safe buildings. Concrete Buildings in Seismic Regions comprehensively…

    Hardback – 2018-10-04
    CRC Press

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