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  • Prevention of Thermal Cracking in Concrete at Early Ages

    1st Edition

    By R. Springenschmid

    An important new report from the RILEM Technical Committee 119. This book presents models and methods to determine thermal stresses and cracking risks in concrete. The possible influences on and causes of thermal cracking of concrete are discussed and cases of practical measures for avoiding…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    CRC Press

  • Chemical Admixtures for Concrete

    3rd Edition

    By Noel P. Mailvaganam, M.R. Rixom

    Chemical admixtures are used in concrete mixtures to produce particular engineering properties such as rapid hardening, water-proofing or resistance to cold. Chemical Admixtures for Concrete surveys recent developments in admixture technology, explaining the mechanisms by which admixtures produce…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    CRC Press

  • Computer Modelling of Concrete Mixtures

    1st Edition

    By Joe Dewar

    The complexity of specifications and the number of materials options available today for concrete production mean that the traditional procedure of making trial mixes is now unnecessary, expensive and time consuming. Using J.D Dewar's research, this book shows how a small amount of materials data…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    CRC Press

  • Buckling of Thin Metal Shells

    1st Edition

    Edited by J.G. Teng, J.M. Rotter

    Thin-walled metal shell structures are highly efficient in their use of material, but they are particularly sensitive to failure by buckiling. Many different forms of buckling can occur for different geometries and different loading conditions. Because this field of knowledge is both complex and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    CRC Press

  • Sulfate Attack on Concrete

    1st Edition

    By J. Marchand, Ivan Odler, Jan P. Skalny

    Sulfate Attack on Concrete provides a comprehensive reference to this important subject. It covers: a short history of concrete deterioration due to sulfate attack, the origin of sulfates in concrete, the importance of appropriate concrete processing, forms and physical-chemical mechanisms of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    CRC Press

  • A Blue Carbon Primer

    The State of Coastal Wetland Carbon Science, Practice and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisamarie Windham-Myers, Stephen Crooks, Tiffany G. Troxler

    Key features: Captures the historic context and recent developments in science and policy arenas that address the potential for coastal wetlands to be considered as significant contributors to carbon sequestration Links multiple levels of science (biogeochemistry, geomorphology, paleoclimate, etc.)…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25
    CRC Press

  • The Design, Performance, and Analysis of Slug Tests

    2nd Edition

    By James Johnson Butler, Jr.

    The slug test can provide valuable information for hydrogeologic investigations ranging from assessments of sites of groundwater contamination to the monitoring of well deterioration through time. Inappropriate procedures in one or more phases of a test program, however, can introduce considerable…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    CRC Press

  • Olympic Stadia

    Theatres of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Geraint John, Dave Parker

    Olympic Stadia provides a comprehensive account of the development of stadia including but not limited to: developments in running tracks, the introduction of lighting, improvements in spectator viewing standards and the introduction of roofs. Written by a world-renowned expert on sports…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Ground Improvement Techniques

    1st Edition

    By Bujang B.K. Huat, Arun Prasad, Sina Kazemian, Vivi Anggraini

    This book provides a review of problems during design and construction on problematic soils. Design methods, site investigation, construction and analysis of the various improvement methods available are explained and discussed. Various regions may have different soils with geotechnical problems…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    CRC Press

  • Notes on Geoplasticity

    1st Edition

    By William G. Pariseau

    This book is about geoplasticity, solid mechanics of rock, jointed rock and soil beyond the domain of a purely elastic deformation. Plastic deformation is irreversible and begins at the limit to elasticity with any attempt at further loading. Stress at the limit to elasticity is "strength" which is…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19
    CRC Press

  • Understanding the Impact of Human Interventions on the Hydrology of Nile Basin Headwaters, the Case of Upper Tekeze Catchments

    1st Edition

    By Tesfay Gebretsadkan Gebremicael

    The availability and distribution of water resources in catchments are influenced by various natural and anthropogenic factors. Human-induced environmental changes are key factors controlling the hydrological flows of semi-arid catchments. Land degradation, water scarcity and inefficient…

    Paperback – 2019-11-19
    CRC Press
    IHE Delft PhD Thesis Series

  • Scientific and Practical Studies of Raw Material Issues

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vladimir Litvinenko

    Scientific and practical studies of raw material issues presents the contribution to the Russian-German raw materials forum. The main theme of the book is problematic issues of subsoil use, whereby the contributions are divided in two main parts: - Exploration, mining and processing, and - Mining…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19
    CRC Press

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