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  • Foundation Systems for High-Rise Structures

    By Rolf Katzenbach, Steffen Leppla, Deepankar Choudhury

    The book deals with the geotechnical analysis and design of foundation systems for high-rise buildings and other complex structures with a distinctive soil-structure interaction. The basics of the analysis of stability and serviceability, necessary soil investigations, important technical…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Non-Destructive Techniques for the Evaluation of Structures and Infrastructure

    Edited by Belén Riveiro, Mercedes Solla

    Non-destructive technologies have gained popularity in recent years related to the tasks involving characterization and diagnosis of constructions. The application of geomatics in construction engineering arises from the necessity of using real geometry in several phases of the construction and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-09 
    CRC Press
    Structures and Infrastructures

  • Eco-design of Buildings and Infrastructure

    Edited by Bruno Peuportier, Fabien Leurent, Jean Roger-Estrade

    The Chair on Ecodesign for buildings and infrastructures was created by ParisTech in partnership with VINCI with the aim of developing evaluation and simulation tools that integrate all ecodesign aspects (e.g. greenhouse gas emissions, impact on biodiversity, depletion of resources, etc.) and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-02 
    CRC Press

  • Cement and Concrete Mineral Admixtures

    By Mustafa Tokyay

    Supplementary cementing materials and other mineral admixtures are being used in increasing amounts in both cement and concrete. Their main technical benefits are that they enhance the workability of fresh concrete and the durability of hardened concrete. Indeed, they affect almost every property…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19 
    CRC Press

  • Railway Transportation Systems

    Design, Construction and Operation

    By Christos N. Pyrgidis

    Incorporates More Than 25 Years of Research and Experience Railway Transportation Systems: Design, Construction and Operation presents a comprehensive overview of railway passenger and freight transport systems, from design through to construction and operation. It covers the range of railway…

    Hardback – 2016-03-14 
    CRC Press

  • Structural Analysis and Design to Prevent Disproportionate Collapse

    By Feng Fu

    Hard Guidance on Preventing Disproportionate Collapse Disproportionate collapse is a pressing issue in current design practice. Numerous causes are possible – especially forms of extreme loading, such as blast, fire, earthquake, or vehicle collisions. But it is the mechanism and its prevention…

    Hardback – 2016-03-14 
    CRC Press

  • Low Energy Low Carbon Architecture

    Recent Advances & Future Directions

    Edited by Khaled Al-Sallal

    Providing a complete and in-depth overview of the available knowledge in the area of low energy and low carbon architecture. The scope of this edited book includes several important topics ranging from chapters giving a broad view of the progressing models in ecologically responsible environments…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Energy Developments

  • Understanding and Using Structural Concepts, Second Edition

    By Tianjian Ji, Adrian J. Bell, Brian R. Ellis

    Understanding and Using Structural Concepts, Second Edition provides numerous demonstrations using physical models and practical examples. A significant amount of material, not found in current textbooks, is included to enhance the understanding of structural concepts and stimulate interest in…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22
    CRC Press

  • Low-Volume Road Engineering

    Design, Construction, and Maintenance

    By Robert A. Douglas

    "Everything that sustains us – grown, mined, or drilled – begins its journey to us on a low-volume road (Long)." Defined as roads with traffic volumes of no more than 400 vehicles per day, they have enormous impacts on economies, communication, and social interaction. Low-volume roads comprise, at…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08
    CRC Press

  • Inspection, Evaluation and Maintenance of Suspension Bridges Case Studies

    Edited by Sreenivas Alampalli, William J. Moreau

    An Insiders’ Guide to Inspecting, Maintaining, and Operating Bridges Suspension bridges are graceful, aesthetic, and iconic structures. Due to their attractiveness and visibility, they are well-known symbols of major cities and countries in the world. They are also essential form of transportation…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03
    CRC Press

  • Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review

    By Mohammad Nabeel Waseem

    The outcome of a fire review can greatly impact the internal fire and life safety features, as well as the architectural design of a building. An insider’s guide for both novice and expert, Fire Protection Approaches in Site Plan Review provides the framework needed to design and evaluate a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    CRC Press

  • 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

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