Mining Construction Products

  • Concrete Durability

    Deterioration Mechanisms and Prevention

    By Jason Ideker, Michael Thomas

    This book will explain how to produce durable concrete, prevent premature concrete deterioration, and assess why concrete may suffer from degradation. It will examine the main forms of deterioration, including reinforcing steel corrosion, carbonation of concrete, freeze-thaw attack, sulfate attack,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainability through Energy-Efficient Buildings

    Edited by Amritanshu Shukla, Atul Sharma

    The book covers chapters ranging from introduction to recent technological challenges, case studies of energy-efficient buildings with policy and awareness issues, fundamentals and present status along with research updates and future aspects on topics focusing on energy-efficient construction,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16 
    CRC Press

  • Rapid Load Testing on Piles

    Interpretation Guidelines

    By Paul Holscher, Henk Brassinga, Michael Brown, Peter Middendorp, Maarten Profittlich, Frits A. van Tol

    A Rapid Load Test (RLT), developed to determine the initial stiffness and bearing capacity, is an economical and practical alternative to a Static Load Test (SLT). The broad application of RLT, however, was hampered by uncertainty about the interpretation of the test results. This book offers clear…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    CRC Press

  • New Techniques on Soft Soils

    Edited by Marcio Almeida

    practically oriented reference volume on soft soil engineering contains case studies of soft soil techniques from all over the world New Techniques on Soft Soils covers a wide range of updated techniques related to site investigation, vertical drains, surcharge, piled embankment, granular piles,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    CRC Press

  • High Performance Self-Consolidating Cementitious Composites

    By Ganesh Babu Kodeboyina

    This book attempts to bring together some of the basic intricacies in the production of the complete range of self-consolidating cementitious composites, with a proper understanding of the contributions of different materials and their combinations, including performance and limitations.…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12 
    CRC Press

  • Building Information Modeling

    Automated Code Checking and Compliance Processes

    By Nawari O. Nawari

    This book will focus on how engineers, architects, and construction practitioners can benefit from automating code checking in building design. It will focus on building regulations-checking mechanisms that are defined by the relationship among various design and engineering information management…

    Hardback – 2018-03-09 
    CRC Press

  • Leading and Managing Professional Services Firms in the Infrastructure Sector

    By Tim Ellis

    Professional services firms play a vital role in the social, environmental and economic wellbeing of any economy. This book considers the key skills and elements required to successfully lead and manage a professional services firm operating in the infrastructure sector. Public and private sector…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-17 
    CRC Press

  • Human Factors in Land Use Planning and Urban Design

    Methods, Practical Guidance and Applications

    By Nicholas J. Stevens, Paul M. Salmon, Guy H. Walker, Neville A. Stanton

    This book furthers the role of human factors methods in land use planning and urban design that was recognised by Stevens and Salmon in 2014. At a simplistic level the issues found in both discipline areas are one and the same: the design of the environment brings about emergent behaviours that in…

    Hardback – 2018-01-23 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Socio-technical Systems

  • Handbook of Soil Mix Walls

    Edited by Noel Huybrechts, Nicolas Denies

    The deep mixing method is used for ground improvement works for several decades. A more recent application is the use of soil mix as structural element for the construction of earth-water retaining structures and cut-off walls. Since 2000, due to the economic and environmental advantages of the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Shallow Foundations and Soil Constitutive Laws

    By Swami Saran

    The book offers a systematic analysis of footings (i.e. shallow foundations) in a realistic way, using constitutive relationships of the soil. The aim of the book is to deal with the theme holistically, involving the determination of the constitutive law of the soil, and then proportioning the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    CRC Press

  • Highway Engineering

    Pavements, Materials and Control of Quality

    By Athanassios Nikolaides

    An International Textbook, from A to Z Highway Engineering: Pavements, Materials and Control of Quality covers the basic principles of pavement management, highlights recent advancements, and details the latest industry standards and techniques in the global market. Utilizing the author’s more…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01
    CRC Press

Product Search