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  • Railway Transportation Systems

    Design, Construction and Operation

    By Christos N. Pyrgidis

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of railway passenger and freight transport systems, from design through to construction and operation. It covers the range of railway systems, from conventional and high-speed inter-urban passenger systems, through suburban and regional and urban,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11 
    CRC Press

  • Structural Analysis and Design to Prevent Disproportionate Collapse

    By Feng Fu

    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 which are of especial interest and concern. After the World…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 
    CRC Press

  • Non-destructive Techniques for the Reverse Engineering 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 – 2016-02-05 
    CRC Press
    Structures and Infrastructures

  • 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 – 2015-12-28 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2015-12-21 
    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 – 2015-12-14 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Energy Developments

  • 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

  • Drystone Retaining Walls

    Design, Construction and Assessment

    By Paul F. McCombie, Jean-Claude Morel, Denis Garnier

    Take a Detailed Look at the Practice of Drystone Retaining Wall Construction Drystone retaining walls make very efficient use of local materials, and sit comfortably in their environment. They make an important contribution to heritage and to the character of the landscape, and are loved by many…

    Hardback – 2015-09-25
    CRC Press
    Applied Geotechnics

  • Sustainability in Engineering Design and Construction

    By J. K. Yates, Daniel Castro-Lacouture

    Successfully Measure the Benefits of Green Design and Construction Sustainability in Engineering Design and Construction outlines the sustainable practices used in engineering design and construction operations for all types of engineering and construction projects. Aimed at ushering the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-25
    CRC Press

  • Design of Welded Steel Structures

    Principles and Practice

    By Utpal K. Ghosh

    Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice provides a solid foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for the design of welded steel structures. The book begins by explaining the basics of arc welding, describing the salient features of modern arc welding processes…

    Hardback – 2015-09-16
    CRC Press

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