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  • 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. 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 one end…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    CRC Press

  • Understanding and Using Structural Concepts, Second Edition

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

    This book focuses on the understanding and use of structural concepts. It 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…

    Paperback – 2015-12-16 
    CRC Press

  • Inspection, Evaluation and Maintenance of Suspension Bridges Case Studies

    Edited by Sreenivas Alampalli, William J. Moreau

    The inspection, evaluation, maintenance, and rehabilitation of suspension bridges continues to evolve. New materials are continually being developed, and many advances have been made in design, construction and monitoring practices. This book is written by bridge owners and practitioners who manage…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19 
    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 – 2015-11-09 
    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 – 2015-10-06 
    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 – 2015-10-05 
    CRC Press
    Applied Geotechnics

  • 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 – 2015-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2015-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Bridge Structures

    Proceedings of the 8th New York City Bridge Conference, 24-25 August, 2015, New York City, USA

    Edited by Khaled Mahmoud

    This book contains a number of selected papers that were presented at the Eighth New York City Bridge Conference, held on August 25-26, 2015. These papers cover a wide range of topics in the design, construction, maintenance, monitoring and rehabilitation of bridge structures.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
    CRC Press

  • Safety and Reliability of Complex Engineered Systems

    ESREL 2015

    Edited by Luca Podofillini, Bruno Sudret, Bozidar Stojadinovic, Enrico Zio, Wolfgang Kröger

    Safety and Reliability of Complex Engineered Systems contains the Proceedings of the 25th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2015, held 7-10 September 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. It includes about 570 papers accepted for presentation at the conference. These contributions focus on…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2015-09-03
    CRC Press

  • Energy Modeling and Computations in the Building Envelope

    By Alexander V. Dimitrov

    Energy Modeling and Computations in the Building Envelope instills a deeper understanding of the energy interactions between buildings and the environment, based on the analysis of transfer processes operating in the building envelope components at the microscopic level. The author: Proposes a…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2015-08-27
    CRC Press

  • Green Structures

    Energy Efficient Buildings

    By Satyajit Ghosh, Abhinav Dhaka

    The world is beginning to feel the crunch of depleting conventional energy sources and these desperate times call for exploring newer vistas in terms of alternative sources of energy. The construction sector is expected to require a major overhaul involving strategic advancements in the utilization…

    Hardback – 2015-08-20
    CRC Press

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