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  • Fibre Reinforced Cementitious Composites

    2nd Edition

    By Arnon Bentur, Sidney Mindess

    Advanced cementitious composites can be designed to have outstanding combinations of strength (five to ten times that of conventional concrete) and energy absorption capacity (up to 1000 times that of plain concrete). This second edition brings together in one volume the latest research…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Hydraulic Canals

    Design, Construction, Regulation and Maintenance, 1st Edition

    By Jose Liria Montanes

    Aimed at engineers with a good grounding in hydraulic engineering, this practical reference fills a need for a guide to the design, construction, management and modernisation of canals. It provides an in-depth study of the problems caused by seepage, an analysis of the various possible linings…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Microstructure of Smectite Clays and Engineering Performance

    1st Edition

    By Roland Pusch, Raymond N. Yong

    Certain wastes such as nuclear wastes, are so hazardous that their disposal creates a major challenge requiring considerable technical skill and understanding. Their effective isolation in the ground depends on the properties of the surrounding clays. This authoritative book explains the detailed…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Flexural-Torsional Buckling of Structures

    1st Edition

    By Nick Trahair

    This book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive treatment of flexural-torsional buckling, and shows how to design against this mode of failure. It also gives detailed summaries of knowledge on flexural-torsional buckling so that it can be used as a source book by practising engineers and…

    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

  • Tunnelling Contracts and Site Investigation

    1st Edition

    By Dr P.B. Attewell

    A wide ranging and up-to-date review of experience of tunnelling contracts, particularly those for sewerage and drainage tunnels. The review is based on the 6th edition of the ICE Conditions of Contract, but it takes note of new forms of contract which are leading towards less adversarial…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Structural Mechanics

    A unified approach, 1st Edition

    By Alberto Carpinteri

    This book presents a complete and unified treatment of the fundamental themes of structural mechanics, ranging from the traditional to the most advanced topics, covering mechanics of linear elastic solids, theory of beam systems, and phenomena of structural failure. The book considers explicitly…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Non-Metallic (FRP) Reinforcement for Concrete Structures

    Proceedings of the Second International RILEM Symposium, 1st Edition

    By L. Taerwe

    Dealing with a wide range of non-metallic materials, this book opens up possibilities of lighter, more durable structures. With contributions from leading international researchers and design engineers, it provides a complete overview of current knowledge on the subject.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Prediction of Concrete Durability

    Proceedings of STATS 21st anniversary conference, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Glanville, A. Neville

    Poor durability of concrete is a continuing concern to owners of structures and their professional advisors. Advances in methods of assessing and predicting durability are being made in many areas, and this book provides a state of art review of the current situation. Contributions from leading…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Water: Economics, Management and Demand

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. Kay, T. Franks, L.E.D. Smith

    This book forms the proceedings of the 18th European conference on irrigation and drainage. Water is not a free commodity, and demand is becoming more and more intense for its allocation. This book focuses on the role of irrigation and drainage in the debate on water, and will be used by planners,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • Production Methods and Workability of Concrete

    1st Edition

    Edited by P.J.M. Bartos, D.J. Cleland, D.L. Marrs

    Practical production of ordinary and special, high performance concretes and their behaviour and properties when fresh are the main themes of this book. It derives from the International RILEM Conference held in Paisley, Scotland in June 1996, and represents the culmination of the work of two RILEM…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2019-11-29 
    CRC Press

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