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Handbook of International Bridge Engineering Edited by

Wai-Fah Chen

New!

Structural Analysis of Regular MultiStorey Buildings

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA

Karoly A. Zalka

Lian Duan

This guide deals with two categories of multi-storey structures, namely individual bracing units and of whole 3D structures. The book can be used for the plane stress, stability and frequency analysis of individual bracing units such as frameworks, coupled shear walls and cores. It can also be used for the 3dimensional stress, stability and frequency analysis of whole buildings consisting of such bracing units. The closed-form solutions in the book may also prove to be useful at the preliminary design stage when quick checks are needed with different structural arrangements. MathCAD worksheets can be downloaded from the book’s accompanying website.

This comprehensive and up-to-date second edition covers bridge engineering and design practices around the world. Countries covered include US, Canada, Brazil, UK, Germany, France, Demark, Spain, Italy, Russia, Romania, Czech Republic, the Ukraine, China, Japan, Korea, India, Iran, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, and Egypt. The book examines the use of different materials for each region, including timber, concrete, steel, and composite. It examines various bridge types, including slab, girder, segmental, truss, arch, suspension, and cable-stayed. A color insert illustrates select landmark bridges.

Catalog no. K10515, May 2013, c. 1432 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1029-3, $199.95 / £127.00 Also available as an eBook

Visiting Professor, Hungary

Catalog no. Y111194, July 2012, 284 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-59573-5, $130.00 / £80.00 Also available as an eBook

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Essentials of Offshore Structures

Damage to Concrete Structures

Theory and Applications

Geert De Schutter

D.V. Reddy

“... a good overview to the topic area and well suited as an introductory level reference.”

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

A.S.J. Swamidas Memorial University, St. Johns, Canada

Compiled by leading experts, this text details the new and longstanding methods used for analyzing offshore structures. It details the latest procedures for computing wind, wave, current, tide, and seismic effects. With an emphasis on risk-based analysis, the authors consider construction style and materials choices as well as environmental factors, especially seabed soils. Covering both theory and applications, this text provides more than 200 illustrations and includes practical problems with worked solutions at the end of each chapter.

Catalog no. 68822, May 2013, c. 512 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6882-5, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Ghent University, Belgium

—Ronald G. Burg, P.E., American Concrete Institute

“... very interesting and comprehensive for underand post-graduate students, researchers, designers, consultants and practitioners in the concrete industry.” —Mohammed Sonebi, SPACE, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

This book summarizes state-of-the-art information on the degradation of concrete structures and gives a clear and comprehensive overview of what can go wrong. The degradation mechanisms are illustrated with numerous real-world examples and many drawings and photographs of actual structures.

Catalog no. Y112528, September 2012, 209 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-60388-1, $59.95 / £35.00 Also available as an eBook

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Forthcoming

Reinforced Concrete Structural Reliability

Bridge Engineering Handbook Fundamentals, Second Edition

Mohamed Abdallah El-Reedy, Ph.D

Edited by

Engineering Consultant (oil & gas industry), Giza, Egypt

Written for students and professionals, this reference presents the advanced methods of predicting concrete structural lifetime and safety. It explains statistical parameters and design-based reliability in straightforward and practical ways. It describes the effects of corrosion and poor construction quality on the structural safety of reinforced concrete structures and how to rehabilitate and extend structural lifetime. It also offers modeling techniques for loads in a probabilistic manner. The author presents ACI, British Standard, Limit State Design, and European codes based on the reliability theory for reinforced concrete structures.

Catalog no. K13308, December 2012, c. 372 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7203-1, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Wai-Fah Chen University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA

Lian Duan California Department of Transportation, Sacramento, USA

The second edition of the bestselling Bridge Engineering Handbook covers virtually all the information an engineer needs to know about any type of bridge—from planning to construction to maintenance. It contains more than 1,600 tables, charts, and illustrations in a practical ready-to-use format, and an abundance of worked-out examples give readers numerous step-by-step design procedures. Extensively updated and featuring several new chapters, this volume, Fundamentals, covers aesthetics, planning, design specifications, structural modeling, fatigue and fracture, and much more.

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Forensic Engineering Damage Assessments for Residential and Commercial Structures Edited by

Stephen E. Petty EES Group, Inc., Dublin, Ohio, USA

This book focuses on the assessment of environmental damage to commercial and residential buildings. It outlines inspection practices and methods and explains how scientific conclusions are reached during assessments of damage or structural failure. The book also contains information on building design, code, construction, and durability. It defines and outlines various roofing systems and weighs them against one another. The various materials used in commercial and residential construction are examined with an on their durability in the face of environmental forces.

• Covers the fundamentals of bridge engineering, including conceptual bridge design, aesthetics, modeling, wind effects, and active control • Supplies numerous worked-out examples that give readers step-by-step design procedures • Includes contributions by leading experts in bridge engineering from around the world • Contains new chapters covering design specifications as well as concrete, steel, and timber design

Selected Contents: Conceptual Bridge Design. Aesthetics – Basics. Aesthetics – Structural Art. Planning of Major Fixed Links. Highway Bridge Design Specifications. Railway Bridge Design Specifications. High Speed Rail Bridges Specifications. Structural Theory. Structural Modeling. Concrete Design. Steel Design. Timber Design. Application of Advanced Composites. Effective Length of Compression Members. Fatigue and Fracture. Weight Distribution of Steel Bridges. Wind Effects on Long-Span Bridges. Active Control in Bridge Engineering. Sound Walls and Railings.

Catalog no. K12391, August 2013, c. 400 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5207-1, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K14357, December 2012, c. 806 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9972-4, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

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Structural Engineering

Forthcoming

Finite Element Mesh Generation Daniel Lo University of Hong Kong

Structural Analysis and Design of Tall Buildings Steel and Composite Construction Bungale S. Taranath DeSimone Consulting Engineers, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

A concise and comprehensive guide to the application of finite element mesh generation over 2D domains, curved surfaces and 3D domains, this book develops basic meshing algorithms to deal with problems with specific requirements such as adaptive and anisotropic meshing and mesh optimization. It explains the fundamentals of popular techniques, describing and illustrating each approach with examples. Beyond the algorithms, the book also explores the practice of using metric tensor and strategies for generating anisotropic meshes. The authors provide illustrations of major meshing algorithms, pseudo codes, and programming codes in C++ or FORTRAN.

“[Dr. Taranath’s] intentional reliance on intuitive concepts rather than a rigorous analytical approach helps to facilitate an understanding of the many complex ideas involved in tall building design. ... I’m sure the reader will agree that getting back to basics using intuition and conceptualization is the best way to present this subject matter; and Dr. Taranath has done an outstanding job of accomplishing that goal in this comprehensive tall building design guide.”

Catalog no. Y122197, January 2013, 448 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-69048-5, $159.95 / £99.00

Includes more than 500 illustrations and a 32-page color insert showcasing a diversity of building designs

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Catalog no. K12319, October 2011, 690 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5089-3, $159.95 / £99.00

—From the ICC Foreword by John R. Henry, PE, Principal Staff Engineer, International Code Council

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Forthcoming

Structural Engineer's Eurocode Pocket Book Third Edition Fiona Cobb Consulting Engineer, UK

Now in its third edition, this book is a comprehensive pocket reference guide for professional and student structural engineers, especially those taking the IStructE Part 3 exam. With stripped-down basic material—tables, data, facts, formulae, and rules of thumb—it is directly usable for scheme design by structural engineers in the office, in transit, or on site. It brings together data from many different sources and delivers a compact source of job-simplifying and time-saving information at an affordable price.

Catalog no. K16062, April 2013, 395 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-08-097121-6, $29.00 / £17.00

Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Design to EC2 The Complete Process, Second Edition Eugene O'Brien and Emma Sheils University College, Dublin, Ireland

Andrew Dixon Consulting Civil and Structural Engineer, Ireland

Fully revised to Eurocode 2, this second edition retains the original’s emphasis on qualitative understanding of the overall behaviour of concrete structures. With a new chapter dedicated to case studies, worked examples, and exercise examples, it is an even more comprehensive guide to conceptual design, analysis, and detailed design of concrete structures, providing civil and structural engineering students with complete coverage of the analysis and design of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures. Solutions manual available with qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. Y106943, January 2012, 536 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-57195-1, $59.95 / £34.99

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Reliability of Structures University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA

Reinforced Concrete Design of Tall Buildings

Kevin R. Collins

Bungale S. Taranath

Second Edition Andrzej S. Nowak

University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College, Ohio, USA

DeSimone Consulting Engineers, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

"This is a great book … easy to teach from ..."

"This book is the key to understanding not only the technology of concrete structures but also the organic nature of this basic material, which is used in every corner of the world."

—Theodore V. Galambos, Emeritus professor, University of Minnesota

"… a must read for any engineer working in the civil engineering structures arena. … provides the necessary knowledge to give structural engineers the tools they need to make better designs a priori and determine structural failures a posteriori." —Andrew D. Sorensen, Ph.D., Idaho State University

"A particular strength is its discussion of design code development and calibration, perhaps the most important application of reliability analysis in structural engineering." —Christopher Eamon, Wayne State University

Catalog no. Y119676, November 2012, c. 407 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-67575-8, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

—From the Foreword by Vincent J. DeSimone, Chairman, DeSimone Consulting Engineers

"... truly one of the most interesting and well laidout publications that I have reviewed." —From the ICC Foreword by Hamid A. Naderi, International Code Council

Written by a premier designer of tall and ultra tall buildings, this work explains fundamental principles and technologies for building vertical RC structures as sound as they are eloquent.

Catalog no. K10266, December 2009, 989 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0480-3, $174.95 / £112.00 Also available as an eBook

Introduction to Structural Analysis

Forthcoming

Worked Examples for the Design of Concrete Structures to Eurocode 2

Displacement and Force Methods S.T. Mau California State University, Northridge, USA

“It is organized logically, presented concisely and written well. ... a very readable textbook.”

Tony Threlfall Consulting Engineer, UK

Packed with worked examples, this practical design guide illustrates how Eurocode 2 may be used in practice. A short introduction outlines the fundamental objectives of design and refers to relevant sources of information for loads and material properties. The book then presents complete and detailed designs of six archetypal structures, civil structures, and buildings. This comprehensive treatment of the variety of structures to the new code make, this a unique and invaluable work.

—Liang-Jenq Leu, Department of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University

Catalog no. RU54460, April 2013 Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-46819-0, $69.95 / £35.00

Solutions manual and enhanced PowerPoint® presentation available with qualifying course adoption

"This book has two important features that make it unique - Both the force and displacement methods of analysis are given equal emphasis, and the matrix method is introduced at a very early stage. ... Dr. Mau has done a superb job in espousing both theory and practice in his textbook." —Eric Lui, Syracuse University, New York, USA

Catalog no. K14511, April 2012, 328 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0416-5, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Structural Engineering Infrastructure Health in Civil Engineering Two-Volume Set Mohammed M. Ettouney Weidlinger Associates Inc., New York, USA

Sreenivas Alampalli NYSDOT, Albany, New York, USA

"Written by two respected engineers … integrates the decision-making concept into theoretical and practical issues. … sets up the path, details, and needs for a new field in civil engineering: infrastructure health." —Journal of Bridge Engineering, May/June 2012

This two-volume set discusses the importance of linking the decision making concept to damage identification and structural modeling. It examines the process of addressing and maintaining structural health, including measurements, structural identification, and damage identification, and discusses the theoretical and practical issues involved for each aspect. Emphasizing practice as well as future directions, this text also features numerous practical case studies and covers current techniques in sensing and sensor utilization.

Catalog no. K12971, September 2011, 1320 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6655-9, $299.95 / £191.00 Also available as an eBook

Also available as individual volumes

Applications and Management Selected Contents Scour. Earthquakes. Corrosion of Reinforced Concrete Structures. Prestressed Concrete Bridges. Fatigue. FiberReinforced Polymers Bridge Decks. Fiber-Reinforced Polymers Wrapping. Load Testing. Bridge Management and Infrastructure Health. Life-Cycle Analysis and Infrastructure Health. Role of Structural Health Monitoring in Enhancing Bridge Security. Appendix.

Catalog no. K12970, September 2011, 696 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6653-5, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

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PerformanceBased Fire Engineering of Structures Yong Wang, Ian Burgess, František Wald, and Martin Gillie This authoritative book summarizes the latest knowledge on performance-based approaches to the fire safety engineering of structures. Going beyond codes of practice, it addresses issues that have become more important in recent years, including the integrity of fire-resistant compartmentation, the progressive collapse of structures in fire and provisions for connection robustness, and accurate information on material properties at high temperatures. Written by core members of the COST C26 working group on fire resistance, it explains how to use advanced fire engineering design to improve structural safety and reduce construction costs.

Features: • Addresses important issues of structural performance related to fire containment • Reviews major structural fires, including the 2001 World Trade Center fires, and identifies the implications for performance-based fire engineering • Covers recent developments in fire dynamics, heat transfer, and material properties • Explains how to perform simple fire resistance calculations for structural elements using steel, concrete, timber, and masonry according to Eurocodes • Emphasizes whole-structure behaviour, structural robustness, and fire compartment integrity under realistic fire conditions • Presents a case study to demonstrate the practical application of performance-based fire engineering • Includes more than 200 illustrations

Selected Contents:

Introduction. Elements of Structural Health in Civil Engineering (SHCE). Lives and Deaths of Infrastructures. Theories and Principles of IHCE. Sensors and Infrastructures Health. Structural Identification (STRID). Damage Identification (DMID). Decision Making in IHCE. Appendix Unit Conversion. Index.

Introduction to Fire Safety Engineering and the Role of Structural Fire Engineering. Recent Major Structural Fire Events and Their Implications. Introduction to Enclosure Fire Dynamics. Heat Transfer. Material Properties. Element Structural Fire Resistance Design. Global Modelling of Structures in Fire. Steel and Composite Joints. Integrity of Compartmentation. Robustness of Structures in Fire. The Practical Application of Structural Fire Engineering for a Retail Development in the United Kingdom.

Catalog no. 2040, September 2011, 624 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-2040-8, $169.95 / £108.00

Catalog no. Y104437, June 2012, 394 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-55733-7, $130.00 / £80.00

Theory and Components Selected Contents

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Failures in Concrete Structures Case Studies in Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Robin Whittle

Prestressed Concrete Design to Eurocodes Prab Bhatt University of Glasgow, UK

Arup Ltd., UK

"... provides a fascinating insight into what can go wrong. It illustrates the importance of approaching problems from first principles and identifying the key load paths, loads, etc. This type of material rarely sees the light of day ..." —Robert Vollum, Imperial College, London, UK

"... essential reading for any experienced engineer and offers insight into how designers and builders accidentally create structures that fail. This book both explains how things fall down and what was done or could have been done to overcome these errors." —David M. Scott, Laing O’Rourke, Connecticut, USA

The Eurocodes have necessitated a new approach to the design of prestressed concrete structures. This book provides a comprehensive practical guide for professionals through each stage of the design process. Each chapter is fully consistent with Eurocode 2 and the associated parts of Eurocodes 1 and 8, and focuses on a specific aspect of design. The chapters provide examples of challenges often encountered in professional practice, coverage of post-tensioned structures and design of flat slabs, examples of pre-tensioned and post-tensioned bridge design, and an introduction to earthquake resistant design using EC 8.

Catalog no. RU46498, June 2011, 616 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-43911-4, $190.00 / £95.00

Catalog no. Y106141, October 2012, 148 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-56701-5, $100.00 / £60.00 Also available as an eBook

Manual for Detailing Reinforced Concrete Structures to EC2 José Calavera

Mohamed A. El-Reedy Engineering Consultant (oil & gas industry), Giza, Egypt

INTEMAC, Spain

“This manual ... is of great interest to technicians and professionals working in the design of reinforced concrete structures in general, and for Spaniards in particular, given the relatively scarce discussion amongst specialists about the Eurocode (EC-2) and how perspectives about this situation will change in the future.” —Hormigón y Acero, January - March 2012, Volume 63, Number 263

A thorough reference for the design of reinforced concrete structures, largely based on Eurocode 2 plus other European design where appropriate, this book systematically details 209 structural elements.

Catalog no. Y116876, November 2011, 528 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66348-9, $130.00 / £80.00

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Construction Management and Design of Industrial Concrete and Steel Structures

A worldwide boom in the use of reinforced concrete structures for industrial projects has resulted in a wealth of research leading to improved quality and lowered costs. Drawing on best practices, this resource provides design and structural engineers with complete coverage of the design, materials, construction, and maintenance of reinforced concrete and steel structures. In addition to vast technical engineering information, it provides detailed coverage of construction management issues, including quality control, project and risk management, technical and commercial evaluation, cost analyses and calculations, and maintenance strategies.

Catalog no. K10820, September 2010, 576 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1599-1, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as an eBook

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Structural Engineering Limit Analysis and Concrete Plasticity

Principles of Structural Design

Third Edition

Wood, Steel, and Concrete

M.P. Nielsen Technical University of Denmark, Bygning

L.C. Hoang University of Southern Denmark, Odense

Now in its third edition, this book describes the basic principles of plasticity theory and its application to the design of reinforced and pre-stressed concrete structures. This edition includes formulas for reinforcement design for three-dimensional stress fields. It describes the theory of rigid-plastic dynamics, contains a heightened explanation of the theory of crack sliding to enable practical applications and to explain punching shear, and explores shear in beams and columns with circular cross sections.

Catalog no. K10220, December 2010, 816 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0396-7, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

Ram S. Gupta Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island, USA

Anyone involved with structural design must maintain a functional understanding of wood, steel, and concrete design principles. Covering all of these materials, this book provides a self-contained authoritative source that elaborates on the most recent practices together with the code-connected fundamentals that other books often take for granted. Organized for ready reference, the text presents the LRFD approach for designing structural elements according to the latest codes. Written primarily for architecture and construction management students, it is equally suitable for those in civil and structural engineering programs.

Catalog no. 73397, August 2010, 488 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7339-3, $125.95 / £80.99 Also available as an eBook

Advanced Materials and Techniques for Reinforced Concrete Structures

Concrete Structures

Mohamed El-Reedy

A. Ghali and M. Elbadry

Engineering Consultant (oil & gas industry), Giza, Egypt

From China to Kuala Lumpur to Dubai to downtown New York City, amazing buildings and unusual structures create attention with the uniqueness of their design. While attractive to developers and investors, the safe and economic design and construction of reinforced concrete buildings can sometimes be problematic. This book discusses how to create safety and economy in design, construction, and maintenance operations plans. The author presents data on advanced materials and techniques, exploring the advantages and disadvantages of different structure systems in durability, reliability, construction, and architectural requirements.

Catalog no. 88912, June 2009, 327 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8891-5, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Stresses and Deformations: Analysis and Design for Sustainability, Fourth Edition University of Calgary, Canada

R. Favre Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland

Praise for Previous Editions “Overall a highly recommendable book which I would like to see on the desk of every student because of its good didactic structure and in the hands of every practising engineer because of its general applicability.” —Beton und Stahlbetonbau

This fourth edition has a new emphasis on designing for serviceability. Comprehensively updated, it now includes two new chapters, 65 solved examples, and more than 45 instructive problems with solutions. An accompanying website contains design calculation programs, which allow interactive data input.

Catalog no. Y109355, September 2011, 672 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-58561-3, $165.00 / £100.00

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Structural Engineering New!

Mechanics of Solids and Structures Second Edition

Dynamics of Structures

Roger T. Fenner

Third Edition

Imperial College London, UK

Jagmohan L. Humar

J.N. Reddy Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

"Each topic is introduced in a careful and systematic manner, developing complexity gently, so that it nurtures and develops a joy for structural systems and the contemporary tools used to solve structural engineering challenges." —Professor Feargal Brennan, Cranfield University

A revision of a popular textbook, this book emphasizes the development of analysis techniques from basic principles for a broad range of practical problems, including simple structures, pressure vessels, beams, and shafts. A solutions manual and additional resources are available with qualified course adoption

Catalog no. K12712, June 2012, 705 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5814-1, $129.95 / £82.00

Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

This text offers comprehensive coverage of the analytical tools required to determine the dynamic response of structures. It examines a variety of analysis tools from the traditional to the most current. Of great practical use to civil, mechanical, and aeronautical engineers, it contains workable examples and exercises in each chapter. Topics covered include the formulation of the equations of motion using the principles of both vector mechanics and analytical mechanics, free vibration response, and determination of frequencies and mode shapes. Solutions manual available with qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K14402, March 2012, 1058 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-62086-4, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Structural Damping

Analytical Estimates of Structural Behavior

Applications in Seismic Response Modification Zach Liang, George C. Lee, Gary F. Dargush, and Jianwei Song

Clive L. Dym and Harry E. Williams Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California, USA

“I cannot agree more with the driving vision of the authors. Teaching of structural analysis is getting further and further away from what is needed for understanding design.” —Mete A. Sozen, Kettelhut Distinguished Professor of Structural Engineering, Purdue University

“... an excellent job of demonstrating the value of the classical approach in a modern digital world.” —Bungale S. Taranath, Corporate Consultant, DeSimone Consulting Engineers

This book provides readers with the knowledge required to know which calculations to perform, how to validate and interpret those calculations, and what the subsequent results mean.

Catalog no. K13250, February 2012, 223 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7089-1, $129.95 / £82.00

State University of New York at Buffalo, USA

This book provides principles and guidelines to help engineers design supplemental damping devices to reduce earthquake-induced structural vibrations— especially when the level of damping is high or when nonlinearities are important design issues. It tackles limitations of conventional design practice and explores how to improve them to handle enhanced damping. The book reviews structural dynamics theory, introduces design principles for commonly used dampers, and explores more detailed procedures based on the classification of specific damping devices according to their linearity.

Catalog no. K10811, November 2011, 581 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1582-3, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Structural Engineering Motion Structures Steel Structures Analysis and Design for Vibrations and Earthquakes Karuna Moy Ghosh

Deployable Structural Assemblies of Mechanisms Zhong You University of Oxford, UK

Yan Chen

Kaiser Engineers, Inc., UK

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

This book analyses the behavior of two steel framed structures and their structural elements subjected to complex dynamic forces under the actions of earthquake motions and vibrations due to dynamic forces created by the effects of an unbalanced rotating mass of machines. The author takes readers through the process in a simple and lucid way with a step-by-step approach stating the design philosophy, design considerations and clarifying the referred clauses of the code of practice, complemented by design sketches and tables.

Though traditionally this subject falls within structural engineering, motion structures are more closely related to other mechanisms, and they draw on the principles of kinematic and geometrical analysis in their design. Indeed their design and analysis can be viewed as an extension of the theory of mechanisms, such as rigid origami, and can make effective use of a wealth of mathematical principles. This book outlines the relevant underlying theory and motion structural concepts, and uses a number of innovative but simple structures as examples.

Catalog no. N10450, October 2011, 224 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4398-8347-1, $79.95

Catalog no. Y104057, August 2011, 168 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-55489-3, $130.00 / £80.00

Structural Health Monitoring of Long-Span Suspension Bridges

Engineering Mechanics and Design Applications

You-Lin Xu and Yong Xia

Transdisciplinary Engineering Fundamentals Atila Ertas

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA

In recent decades, structural health monitoring systems have been developed to measure the loading environment and responses of long span suspension bridges in order to assess serviceability and safety while tracking the symptoms of operational incidents and potential damage. This helps ensure the bridge functions properly during a long service life and guards against catastrophic failure under extreme events. This book systematically introduces the fundamentals and outlines the advanced technologies for achieving effective long-term monitoring.

A concise reference for anyone studying to take the Fundamentals of Engineering exam or preparing to work in collaborative engineering projects, this book covers the basic knowledge necessary for engineering design. It discusses Prevention through Design and offers a condensed introduction to the fundamentals of statics, dynamics, vibrations, and strength of materials. The book also includes examples of design applications that integrate the topics covered in the chapters.

Catalog no. Y111500, August 2011, 392 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-59793-7, $130.00 / £80.00

Catalog no. K12231, August 2011, 343 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4930-9, $79.95 / £49.99

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Structural Engineering Understanding Structural Engineering From Theory to Practice

Retrofitting Design of Building Structures

Wai-Fah Chen

Edited by

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA

Xilin Lu Tongji University, Shanghai, China

Salah El-Din E. ElMetwally El-Mansoura University, Egypt

"... a very nice summary of the past, present, and future of structural engineering. ... a great text for a graduate course ... gives the reader a good overview of the whole field, so that the individual specialists will know where their particular expertise fits into the overall picture." —Theodore V. Galambos, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

From science to engineering and from theory to practice, this volume illustrates different technological breakthroughs, traced back to their origin and placed into perspective.

Catalog no. K11335, May 2011, 271 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2710-9, $99.95 / £63.99

The retrofitting of building structures, including maintenance, rehabilitation, and strengthening, is a significant endeavor for structural engineers in property management disciplines. This book introduces basic theory and practical methods for retrofitting the design of building structures. The text emphasizes the importance of proper structural retrofitting as well as the specific procedures, introducing detailed inspection methods and structural assessment methodologies. Additional topics include retrofitting design methods and construction requirements for concrete structures, masonry structures, and timber structures.

Catalog no. 91786, March 2010, 176 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9178-6, $125.95 / £80.99 Also available as an eBook

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Moving Loads – Dynamic Analysis and Identification Techniques

Lighting Redesign for Existing Buildings

Siu-Seong Law Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Xin-Qun Zhu

Craig DiLouie In Lighting Redesign for Existing Buildings, veteran journalist and educator Craig DiLouie identifies opportunities to both save energy and improve lighting performance in existing buildings. The book outlines the decision-making process behind whether to retrofit or redesign an existing lighting system, describes basic lighting design techniques and how to evaluate lighting equipment, details lighting legislation and energy codes, identifies advanced lighting strategies, and describes the role planned maintenance can play in saving energy and ensuring long-term performance. Readers will gain in-depth insight into assessing and capturing their opportunities with better lighting.

Catalog no. FP8385, April 2011, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8385-9, $99.95 / £63.99

University of Western Sydney, Australia

Moving load problems occur in a wide variety of applications and as lightweight and high-strength materials continue to be popular, it is expected that vibration and instability problems caused by this structural loading will remain significant. This volume begins with detailed descriptions of the dynamic behavior of continuous beam, beam-slab type bridge decks, and multi-box spline bridge decks under the passage of moving loads. It then addresses moving load identification problems with simple methods for universal application and with specialized techniques. A final chapter treats practical problems associated with moving load identification techniques.

Catalog no. K11537, February 2011, 332 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-87877-7, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Structural Engineering Design Decisions under Uncertainty with Limited Information Efstratios Nikolaidis University of Toledo, Ohio, USA

Zissimos P. Mourelatos Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, USA

Vijitashwa Pandey University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Design Decisions under Uncertainty with Limited Information illustrates practical design problem-solving techniques in the aerospace and automotive engineering industries. Using a balanced approach explaining both the theoretical foundations of the methods and their application to engineering design, it enables readers to learn a structured, risk-based technique for design under uncertainty when limited information is available. It provides guidance on which tools are available and which to select and apply, for a given design decision problem. Readers will further understand how to improve their overall performance using a structured approach for design under uncertainty.

Structural Optimization Dynamic and Seismic Applications Franklin Y. Cheng Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA

Kevin Z. Truman University of Missouri, USA Series: Structural Engineering: Mechanics and Design

Today’s biggest structural engineering challenge is to design stronger structures, and a key issue is the need to take an integrated approach that balances control of costs with the requirement for withstanding earthquakes and other dynamic forces. A thoroughly written and practical book on structural optimization, this book comprehensively presents current optimization strategies. Illustrated with examples of the design of elements and systems and presenting descriptions of the process and results, it places strong emphasis on dynamic loading, particularly with respect to seismic forces.

Catalog no. RU43753, June 2010, 728 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-42370-0, $160.00 / £99.99

Catalog no. K00104, February 2011, 538 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-49247-8, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Introduction to Structural Aluminum Design

Fatigue Life of Riveted Steel Bridges Björn Åkesson

Ulrich Müller

Consulting Engineer, Fagersta, Sweden

With strength properties close to steel, aluminum alloys are finding more and more use in construction. Many years of working with aluminum have provided the author with the knowledge to avoid pitfalls and problems in the design, fabrication, and protection of structures. This complete reference covers the material properties and behavior of aluminum, as well as its use in structural design. The author considers the strengths of designing with aluminum alloy members and how any weaknesses can be overcome. Reference is made throughout to EN 1999, Eurocode 9, and their design methods are discussed and illustrated.

Many old riveted railway bridges are replaced too soon due to a general lack of knowledge about their expected life span. This indicates the need for more information on fatigue and brittle fracture of riveted bridges. This book unveils extensive research and literature results on riveted bridge fatigue and shows how to properly evaluate fatigue when deciding on the future service life of a riveted railway bridge. It considers the level of stress ranges due to traffic, the effect of temperature and aging, loading histories, crack detection, loose rivets, other defects, and repair and strengthening.

Catalog no. N10326, February 2011, 192 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4398-5468-6, $79.95

Catalog no. K11374, April 2010, 170 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-87676-6, $94.95 / £59.99 Also available as an eBook

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Structural Engineering Design of Modern Steel Railway Bridges

Concrete-filled Tubular Members and Connections

John F. Unsworth

Xiao-Ling Zhao, Hui Lu and Lin-Hai Han

This book concentrates on the methods and technology used in the analysis and design of new steel superstructures for modern railway bridges. While the focus is on replacement superstructures, many of the principles and methods outlined are also useful in the maintenance and rehabilitation of existing bridges. The book examines topics such as load development, structural analysis, and the detailed design of modern steel railway bridge superstructures.

This book explores several aspects of concrete-filled tubes, including construction methods and quality and their effect on performance; confinement; the effects of creep, pre-load, and size; and seismic and post-fire behavior. It also examines mechanics models and concrete-filled double skin tubes and includes worked examples under practical conditions and numerical simulations.

Catalog no. 82175, March 2010, 453 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8217-3, $135.95 / £87.00

Catalog no. RU49795, July 2010, 304 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-43500-0, $160.00 / £80.00

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Structural Identification and Damage Detection using Genetic Algorithms

Durability Design of Concrete Structures in Severe Environments

Chan Ghee Koh and Michael J. Perry

Odd E. Gjørv

A comprehensive review of robust methods based on genetic algorithms (GA), this book presents readers with the background and recent developments required to conduct research and apply GA-based methods for parameter identification, model updating, and damage detection of structural dynamic systems.

Catalog no. SW1022, December 2009, 140 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-46102-3, $72.95 / £45.99

This book takes a probabilistic approach to the engineering design issues for controlling durability and service life of concrete structures in severe environments. It reviews field performance, deteriorating processes, and codes and practice; describes methods for calculation of corrosion probability; explains performance-based concrete quality control; discusses calculation of life-cycle costs and assessment; and offers recommended job specifications.

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Catalog no. RU46971, January 2009, 232 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-41408-1, $140.00 / £80.00

Time-Dependent Behaviour of Concrete Structures

Design of Structural Elements

Raymond Ian Gilbert and Gianluca Ranzi

Concrete, Steelwork, Masonry and Timber Designs to British Standards and Eurocodes, Third Edition

Providing detailed information, this book helps engineers to rationally predict the time-varying deformation of concrete structures under typical in-service conditions. It gives analytical methods to help anticipate time-dependent cracking, the gradual change in tension stiffening with time, creep-induced deformations, and the load independent strains caused by shrinkage and temperature changes.

Catalog no. Y100910, September 2010, 443 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-49384-0, $140.00 / £80.00

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Chanakya Arya This third edition of a popular textbook is a concise introduction to the design of structural elements in concrete, steel, timber, masonry, and composites. Topics discussed include the philosophy of design, basic structural concepts, and material properties. Solutions manual available with qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. RU53909, April 2009, 528 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-46720-9, $54.95 / £29.99

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Construction Engineering

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New!

Concrete Fracture A Multiscale Approach

Super-HighStrength High Performance Concrete

Jan G.M. van Mier

Pu Xincheng

ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Chongqing University, China

The study of fracture mechanics of concrete has developed to the point where it can be used for assessing the durability of concrete structures and for the development of new concrete materials. This book includes examples of fracture analyses at the micro- and mesolevel, presents models accompanied by reliable experiments, and explains how these experiments are performed. It also provides examples of test methods and requirements for evaluating quasi-brittle materials. The author proposes a new modeling approach based on multiscale interaction potential and examines the challenges facing research engineers and building professionals.

When produced correctly, concrete can be extremely strong, with high load-bearing capacity and superior durability. Another noteworthy property is the relatively low amount of energy and resources consumed during production. This book brings together the results of a major research project exploring the properties, performance, and potential of super-highstrength high-performance (SHSHP) concrete. A systematic study of the aspects of this essential commodity and the future direction of concrete science and technology, this is a valuable resource for material scientists and engineers engaged in developing better structures.

Catalog no. K15331, October 2012, 379 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5470-2, $129.95 / £82.00

Catalog no. Y134967, September 2012, 276 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-51715-7, $155.00 / £95.00

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Mineral Admixtures in Cement and Concrete

SelfConsolidating Concrete Applying what we know

Jayant D. Bapat

Joseph A. Daczko

University of Pune, India

BASF, USA

Written for engineers, this book focuses on how to make more workable and durable concrete using mineral admixtures. For each mineral admixture, the book examines manufacturing and processing, physical characteristics, chemical and mineralogical composition, quality control, and reported experiences. It also examines the provisions of national standards on the admixture’s addition to cement and concrete. Offering a deeper understanding of mineral admixtures, it encourages engineers to more effectively use these and other wastes in cement and concrete to support more sustainable growth of the cement and construction industry.

“A very interesting and useful book for all the different practitioners in the concrete industry. Each necessary step is thoroughly dealt with and explained in a nice and pedagogic way.”

Catalog no. K10930, August 2012, 310 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1792-6, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

—Peter Billberg, Swedish Cement and Concrete Research Institute (CBI)

“Quite comprehensive and with a narrative style at the practitioner level.” —Lloyd Keller, Director of R&D and Quality Assurance, EllisDon, Canada

This book presents a foundation for consistently producing and applying SCC in a daily production environment. The author uses stories and case studies throughout as examples of specific types of applications.

Catalog no. Y110373, March 2012, 304 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-59064-8, $90.00 / £50.00 Also available as an eBook

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Construction Engineering

Carbon-Neutral Architectural Design

Concrete Repair

Pablo M. La Roche

Michael G. Grantham

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA

A Practical Guide Edited by Concrete Solutions, and Sandberg LLP, UK

Filling a need for a design reference in this emerging field, this full-color book describes how to reduce building greenhouse gas emissions through appropriate architectural design. Outlining a carbon-neutral architectural design process, the author emphasizes the control of energy flows through the building envelope and passive heating and cooling strategies. The book also explores how to identify the design strategies best suited to a building’s location. Drawing on the author’s extensive experience in teaching and practice, this is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to reduce the carbon footprint of buildings.

Catalog no. K12004, December 2011, 344 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4512-7, $99.95 / £63.99

This straightforward book serves as a practical guide to engineers on the processes to be followed in commissioning a concrete repair. It stresses the need to fully understand the cause, extent, and location of the problem by appropriate in situ and laboratory testing, and outlines the steps to a successful repair. It includes sections on the various repair techniques, giving practical advice as to where and when to use them, and warns of the pitfalls of their incorrect use. It also includes a guide on the current standards for repair.

Catalog no. RU46543, April 2011, 328 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-44734-8, $140.00 / £70.00

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Green Building with Concrete Sustainable Design and Construction Edited by

An Engineering Approach

Gajanan M. Sabnis Consultant, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA

This book surveys the material’s history in the green building movement and presents state-of-the-art methodologies and best practices. Offering insight into both the technological and social developments guiding the introduction of green buildings, it explains how to make the most of concrete in sustainable design. International contributors cover a range of topics, including the benefits of concrete’s thermal mass, mitigation of urban heat island effects, reduction of construction waste, use of supplementary cementitious materials, life-cycle analysis, and leadership in energy and environmental design (LEED) standards.

Catalog no. K10658, October 2011, 336 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1296-9, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Improvement for Existing Homes Moncef Krarti University of Colorado, Boulder, USA Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

Providing a proven set of energy efficiency measures and opportunities for saving energy and reducing operating costs for existing homes, this volume presents general tools and procedures for performing home weatherization such as insulation improvements as well as methods to reduce air leakage. The author describes several techniques and technologies that can reduce energy use or operating costs, including methods to retrofit existing homes to be net-zero energy buildings. Each chapter contains simplified calculation methods used to evaluate the effectiveness of measures. The final chapter offers a series of case studies.

Catalog no. K12345, April 2012, 434 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5128-9, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Construction Engineering Materials for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Buildings

Sustainability of Concrete Pierre-Claude Aïtcin Sherbrooke University, Canada

Edited by

Sidney Mindess

Matthew R. Hall

University of British Columbia, Canada

University of Nottingham, UK

A review of materials and sustainable technologies applicable for improving the building environment, this book examines fundamental building physics and occupant comfort, from heat and mass transport, hygrothermal behavior, and ventilation to thermal comfort and health and safety requirements. It details the development of advanced materials and sustainable technologies and covers modern methods of construction, roofing design and technology, and benchmarking of facades for optimized building thermal performance. The book also covers the use of materials, design, and technologies on a range of building types.

The pressure to make the production of concrete more sustainable, or “greener”, is considerable and increasing. This requires a wholesale shift in processes, materials and methods in the concrete industry. Presenting the latest advances in the science of concrete, this book focuses particularly on sustainability, durability, and economic factors. It explores the potential for increased sustainability from the initial mixing right through to the concrete substance’s behavior in complex structures exposed to different types of loads and aggressive environments.

Catalog no. Y106944, February 2011, 328 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-57196-8, $200.00 / £100.00

Catalog no. N10167, May 2010, 732 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2970-7, $279.95 / £170.00

Fundamentals of Civil Engineering An Introduction to the ASCE Body of Knowledge

Shotcrete Elements of a System

Richard H. McCuen and Melanie K. Wong

Edited by

University of Maryland, College Park, USA

TSE Pty. Ltd., Sydney, Australia

Edna Z. Ezzell Fulton, Maryland, USA

Written for undergraduate civil engineering students as an introduction to the general education outcomes of the ASCE’s Body of Knowledge, this book explains what individuals are expected to know and be able to do by the time they enter professional practice. This text covers key topics such as sustainability, physical geography, scientific method, engineering history, public policy, and ethics. Also discussed are contemporary issues, including the impacts of terrorism, conflicts over water supply, recycling, and green building. Chapters include case studies, examples, sidebars, and discussion questions.

Catalog no. K12357, February 2011, 240 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4398-5148-7, $79.95 / £49.99

E.S. Bernard In the last 20 years, we have witnessed a revolution in ground stabilization in both underground and aboveground applications, thanks largely to the widespread adoption of shotcrete as a medium for support. Shotcrete technology continues to evolve and improve as its utilization increases. This volume includes a selection of papers describing developments in the evolving field of shotcrete technology, written by a wide range of authors from around the world. The subjects range from mining-related ground control requirements, testing and performance characterization, and durability, to nozzleman education and accreditation requirements.

Catalog no. K10274, February 2010, 310 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-47589-1, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

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Construction Engineering Resistance of Concrete to Chloride Ingress

New!

Testing and Modelling

The Sustainable Use of Concrete

Luping Tang

Koji Sakai

Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Kagawa University, Japan

Takafumi Noguchi

Lars-Olof Nilsson Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden

P.A. Muhammed Basheer Queen's University Belfast, UK

Resistance of Concrete to Chloride Ingress sets out current understanding of chloride transport mechanisms, test methods, and prediction models. It describes basic mechanisms and theories and classifies the commonly used parameters and their units. Laboratory test methods and in-field applicable test methods, including precision results from interlaboratory comparison tests, are outlined and fundamentals of models are explained. The book also gives guidelines for the practical use of test methods and models, including tests for in situ applications.

Catalog no. Y008705, October 2011, 264 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-48614-9, $140.00 / £80.00

University of Tokyo, Japan

"It is a useful reference book [and] gives a good overview of the subject. The level of writing is suitable for an undergraduate materials or civil engineering student." —Dr. Jacqueline Glass, Senior Lecturer in Architecture and Sustainable Construction, Loughborough University, UK

"… a logical approach … would definitely buy it – authoritative and forward looking … A rigorous approach to best practice … an excellent book with plenty of useful info and well-conducted research and analysis ..." —Martin Clarke, Chief Executive, British Precast Concrete Federation

Catalog no. Y117489, August 2012, 188 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66720-3, $145.00 / £90.00 Also available as an eBook

Construction Materials

Essential Maths for Engineering and Construction

Their Nature and Behaviour, Fourth Edition

How to Avoid Mistakes

Edited by

Peter Domone University College London, UK

John Illston Retired Engineer, UK

"Some of the civil engineering and architecture schools ... now have less dedicated courses in materials and a significant part of the required materials knowledge is provided within other courses. A textbook such as this will hence not only be useful as a reference book for a number of these courses, but will also be helpful in providing a unified perspective to students learning about materials under these conditions." —D. Gunaratnam, Architectural Science Review

This edition maintains the predecessor’s accessible format, starting with fundamental principles and continuing with a section on each of the major groups of materials.

Catalog no. RU54644, May 2010, 584 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-46516-8, $62.95 / £35.00

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Mark Breach Nottingham Trent University, UK (Retired)

“As a principal lecturer who teaches maths to undergraduates in civil engineering and architecture, Mark Breach is well aware of the mistakes and insecurities that beset his students. ... Throughout the book, there are a lot of both worked examples, and exercises for the student to use as practice, with the solutions printed upsidedown in blocks of text. ... a very useful resource for students entering tertiary education in a field that requires maths.” —Peter R. Smith, University of Sydney, Australia, Architectural Science Review, Vol. 55, No. 2, May 2012

Catalog no. Y108201, August 2011, 280 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-57926-1, $110.00 / £65.00

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Construction Engineering Forthcoming

HydroMechanical Coupled Creep Behaviour of Boom Clay Chen Weizhong Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China

Creep behaviour, especially for underground radioactive waste disposal facilities, where storage periods far exceed the service time of most of the civil engineering underground facilities, is very significant. This book systematically studies boom clay, an argillaceous rock chosen as a reasonable geological barrier in Belgium. A series of research tools such as laboratory experiments, field measurements, theoretical studies, back analysis, and numerical simulations are used to study the mechanical behavior of this rock.

Catalog no. K16408, January 2013, 260 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-65643-6, $149.95 / £95.00

Nomograms for Design and Operation of Cement Plants S.P. Deolalkar Consultant, Hyderabad, India

A unique publication, this set of book and CD is a handy tool for the design and operation of cement plants. Operation requires many calculations that have to be done repetitively. With this book of nomograms—graphical representations of two or more variables related to one another in such a way that a third one can be read from the nomogram—these workouts can be eliminated and the right values can be found with minimum effort using the user-friendly CD-ROM.

Catalog no. K12987, July 2011, 180 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66577-3, $149.95 / £79.00

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Mechanics of Fiber and Textile Reinforced Cement Composites

Decorative and Innovative use of Concrete

Barzin Mobasher

Graham F. True

Arizona State University, Tempe, USA

GFT Materials Consultancy, Dudley, UK

Addressing recent trends and future directions, this book presents new opportunities for developing innovative and cost-effective materials and techniques in cement and concrete composites manufacturing. By understanding, predicting, and controlling microstructural changes, mechanical and environmental stresses can be modeled during the life cycle of products. The text delineates methods that optimize structural performance while considering environmental sustainability. It presents information on how to achieve efficient structural systems with innovative lightweight materials designed using fundamental aspects of composite material mechanics.

This is a broadly chronological account of the decorative and innovative use of Portland cement-based concrete. Contrary to the oft-held belief that concrete is a dull material that is used unimaginatively, this book demonstrates that it can be used in an exciting and inspiring way while benefiting from being a highly durable building material. The book contains a wealth of illustrations, and in the later chapters the author considers the work of selected designers and then presents a large number of examples from around the world.

Catalog no. N10378, May 2012, 256 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7643-5, $149.95 / £95.00

Catalog no. K10328, September 2011, 473 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0660-9, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Construction Engineering Quality Management in Construction Projects Abdul Razzak Rumane Engineer, Consultant, SSH International Engineering Consultants, Kuwait Industrial Innovation Series

Concise and easy to read, this reference presents information on how to approach quality assurance for construction projects. Containing quick reference tables and a wealth of figures, the book presents valuable quality-related data and guidelines, with coverage that spans from project inception through to the issuance of a completion certificate. In addition to procedures and concepts, the author discusses a wide range of tools and techniques to address quality management, including Six Sigma, TRIZ, and Total Quality Management, as well as ISO 9000 and the ISO 14000 Environmental Management System.

Catalog no. K11759, November 2010, 464 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3871-6, $94.95 / £59.99 Also available as an eBook

AlkaliAggregate Reaction and Structural Damage to Concrete Engineering Assessment, Repair and Management Geoffrey E. Blight University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Mark G Alexander University of Cape Town, South Africa

This book discusses methods that can be used for in situ non-destructive testing to assess the effects of AAR, and in-service measurements and load-testing to assess the present and future safety of reinforced concrete structures. The text also treats methods of repair and rehabilitation and methods of halting or slowing the progress of AAR. It explains the fundamentals of AAR in terms intelligible to civil and structural engineers primarily trained in structural mechanics and design, but who also need a basic understanding of the AAR process and its effects on concrete.

Catalog no. K12658, January 2011, 250 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-61353-8, $159.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Modern Construction Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices Lincoln H. Forbes East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

Syed M. Ahmed Department of Construction Management, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

"... collects lean ideas in one place, clarifies their application in the construction industry and helps to promote their adoption. ... balances theoretical explanations with discussions of actual cases where practitioners successfully apply lean innovation. ... thoroughly documents the human element important for success." —Industrial Engineer's book of the month, May 2011

Written by experts highly regarded for leadership and innovation, this book offers lean tools and other productive strategies for the management of people and processes in the construction industry.

Fire Protection for Commercial Facilities Mark Bromann Rally Fire Protection Services, Illinois, USA

Written in a conversational tone that makes the concepts easy to understand, this book presents systems and practices that can increase a facility's ability to avoid fires, limit the development and spread of fires, and effectively control fires. It provides guidance for decision making regarding what can be effectively controlled in-house, and what should be contracted out to relieve the workload burden of the in-house staff. The information offered augments a broad range of expertise common to building or plant engineers, keeping them abreast of the divergent subfields of fire prevention.

Catalog no. K11343, October 2010, 251 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2720-8, $125.95 / £80.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. 6312X, October 2010, 524 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6312-7, $135.95 / £87.00 Also available as an eBook

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Construction Engineering Elements of Industrial Hazards

Heavy Construction

Health, Safety, Environment and Loss Prevention

Third Edition, Two Volume Set, Planning, Equipment and Methods

Ratan Raj Tatiya

Jagman Singh

Consultant – Need-Based Solutions, Jodhpur, India

Punjab Technical University, India

This volume is an introductory course on health, safety, and environment (HSE) as applicable to all manufacturing and exploration engineering industries. The first part explores the fundamentals of ecology and environmental engineering. It covers air and water pollution sources, measuring techniques, and remedial measures to minimize the effects of these toxins. The second part discusses industrial hazards, health, and safety, and includes standards, strategies, risk assessment, and accident analysis. Finally, it examines eight elements of HSE management—currently a critical activity for virtually any engineering business.

In any major heavy construction venture, planning, equipment, and project management play a key role. This two-volume work sets out the main considerations of these areas and shows how to reduce both time and cost without compromising quality and safety aspects. The first volume focuses on project management, the various types of construction equipment needed for heavy construction projects, and concrete production and placement. The second volume highlights issues surrounding drilling, blasting, and tunneling. Case studies help to clarify the material and place it in a practical context.

Catalog no. K12406, December 2010, 426 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-88645-1, $145.95 / £93.00

Catalog no. K10579, June 2009, 1200 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-54906-8, $304.45 / £191.00

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Mining and Rock Construction Technology Desk Reference Rock Mechanics, Drilling & Blasting Edited by

Agne Rustan, Claude Cunningham, William Fourney, Alex Spathis and K.R.Y. Simha This is a comprehensive and illustrated desk reference with terms, definitions, explanations, abbreviations, trade names, quantifications, units and symbols used in rock mechanics, drilling and blasting. This edition presents 5127 terms, 637 symbols, 507 references, 236 acronyms, 108 formulas, 68 figures, 47 tables, 58 abbreviations, and seven shortened forms. It also includes terms from related disciplines such as chemistry, detonics, fractography, fracture dynamics, mechanics and strength of materials, geology, image analysis, petrology, physics, seismology, and more. This is an essential reference for engineers and advanced students in mining, geotechnical, geological, tunneling, and construction engineering.

Catalog no. K12378, November 2010, 466 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-60043-9, $125.95 / £80.99

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Practical Project Management for Building and Construction Hans Ottosson Projsam Quality, Sävedalen, Sweden

This book explores construction management, project management, project life cycle processes, project phases, and key documents. It presents information about the fourteen knowledge areas of project management important to construction business. For each knowledge area, the text explains the processes for scope, time, risk, cost and resource management. It describes procurement management including strategies, contract types, remuneration forms, and contract close out. The chapters also examine change management, working environment, quality, and communication.

Catalog no. K14272, July 2012, 328 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9655-6, $69.95 / £44.99 Also available as an eBook

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Construction Engineering Water Transport in Brick, Stone and Concrete

Construction Management

Second Edition Christopher Hall and William D. Hoff

Jason G. Smith and Jimmie Hinze

Although durability of most structures depends on how water reacts with the construction material involved, the underlying science of deterioration processes is not yet well understood. Written by two leading researchers in the field, this book unifies description of transport processes involving saturated and unsaturated flow in inorganic building materials and structures.

Focused on helping the project team avoid mistakes and run their projects more efficiently, this book describes how a prime contractor can coordinate the efforts of subcontractors and address common problems that can occur during various stages. Greater understanding of problematic aspects can assure that the full scope of the project is covered without redundancy.

Catalog no. Y105780, October 2011, 392 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-56467-0, $170.00 / £105.00

Catalog no. K10468, November 2009, 464 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0941-9, $149.95 / £96.00

Cement-Based Composites

Construction Supply Chain Management Handbook

Materials, Mechanical Properties and Performance, Second Edition

Subcontractor Scopes of Work

Also available as an eBook

Edited by

Andrzej M. Brandt

William J. O'Brien, Carlos T. Formoso, Vrijhoef Ruben, and Kerry London

This book takes a different approach from most other books in the field by viewing concrete as an advanced composite material. It focuses particularly on newer forms of cement-based materials. Emphasis is given to non-conventional reinforcement and design methods, problems at the materials’ interfaces, and the durability of structures.

With international contributors providing interdisciplinary perspectives, this volume provides a comprehensive review of CSCM methodologies and presents leading examples of best practices. It addresses major areas of concern, including management of production operations, organizational arrangements and contracts, and the use of information technology.

Catalog no. RU46952, January 2009, 544 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-40909-4, $200.00 / £110.00

Catalog no. 47450, October 2008, 508 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4745-5, $139.95 / £89.00

Engineered Concrete

Home Builder's Guide to Continuous Improvement

Mix Design and Test Methods, Second Edition Irving Kett Providing a fundamental understanding of cement and concrete, this volume presents an in-depth analysis of mixing and testing methods. Although focused mainly on Portland cement concrete, which is perhaps the most important material of modern building construction, the text also includes information on other hydraulic materials and additives with modern applications.

Catalog no. 91018, December 2009, 246 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4200-9101-4, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Schedule, Quality, Customer Satisfaction, Cost, and Safety Jack B. ReVelle and Derek N. Margetts Presenting well-known tools and techniques, this book provides important insights and necessary information on reducing cycle time duration and variation in order to improve quality and customer satisfaction and to minimize costs and accidents. Each chapter offers examples based on the authors' personal experience working with builders and trade contractors.

Catalog no. 55070, December 2009, 224 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4200-5507-8, $87.95 / £55.99 Also available as an eBook

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Earthquake Engineering Seismic Design Aids for Nonlinear Pushover Analysis of Reinforced Concrete and Steel Bridges Jeffrey Ger Federal Highway Administration, USA

Seismic Design Aids for Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures Srinivasan Chandrasekaran, Luciano Nunziante, Giorgio Serino, and Federico Carannante

Franklin Y. Cheng

University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA

The popularity of pushover analysis is due to its ability to identify the failure modes and the design limit states of bridge piers and to provide the progressive collapse sequence of damaged bridges when subjected to major earthquakes. This book fills the need for a complete reference on pushover analysis for practicing engineers. Covering the simplest to the most sophisticated methods, it includes step-by-step procedures. The authors also provide a computer program, INSTRUCT, that allows readers to perform their own analyses.

This volume comprehensively explores seismic design aids and nonlinear properties of RC elements in a form that enables practicing engineers and researchers to readily use it without solving complex equations. With step-by-step numerical procedures and supplemental online material, the text clarifies the complexities involved in estimating basic input parameters required for nonlinear analysis of RC beam and frame structures under seismic loads until collapse. With several case examples of beam and frames, this superior reference is ideal for academicians and graduate engineering students.

Catalog no. K11711, August 2011, 400 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3763-4, $119.95 / £76.99

Catalog no. K10453, July 2009, 258 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0914-3, $107.95 / £69.99

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Earthquake Engineering for Structural Design Victor Gioncu

Wavelet-Based Vibration Control of Smart Buildings and Bridges

Technical University, Timisoara, Romania

Hojjat Adeli

Federico Mazzolani

The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Hongjin Kim

Developments in earthquake engineering often overlook the importance of seismological knowledge to earthquake-proofing design. Reflecting the importance of appreciating the nature of a possible earthquake, this volume explores the concept of seismic design—the bringing together of earthquake engineering and engineering seismology. It focuses on the seismological aspects of design, including the analysis of various types of earthquakes, and their effects on different structures. Covering the basis and basics of the major international codes, this is the essential guide for professionals working on structures in earthquake zones around the world.

Catalog no. RU54410, August 2010, 584 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-46533-5, $160.00 / £90.00

Kyungpook National University, Buk-gu Daegu, Korea

Based on the groundbreaking work of Adeli, this book introduces the mathematical concept of wavelets into the field of structural vibration control. It presents a control algorithm for robust control of smart civil structures subjected to destructive environmental forces, such as earthquakes and wind. It then discusses a hybrid control system, the hybrid tuned liquid column damper (TLCD) system. This methodology, which combines passive and semiactive control systems, is intended to achieve increased reliability and maximum operability of the control system during power failure and to eliminate the need for a larger power requirement.

Catalog no. 89234, April 2009, 238 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8923-3, $139.95 / £89.00

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Earthquake Engineering

Formulas for Mechanical and Structural Shock and Impact

Fundamental Concepts of Earthquake Engineering

Gregory Szuladziński

Roberto Villaverde

Analytical Service Co., Killara, Australia

University of California, Irvine, USA

The engineering community is increasingly interested in the concept of explosive action and the associated failure of structural elements. This book addresses these topics in an approachable and comprehensive way, covering the civilian, military, and infrastructure protection fields. Self-contained and concise, it presents formulas and methodology to determine dynamic response to shock loads. It also explores a range of mechanical and civil engineering applications. The text enables engineers to calculate what happens to structures and objects when pushed, pulled, or jerked, by presenting formulas, solved problems, and illustrations.

This comprehensive resource is a great aid to those professionals tasked with mitigating the effects of catastrophic earthquakes. It presents modern concepts and valuable procedures, code provisions, and seismic hazard assessment techniques used to make structures as earthquake-resistant as possible. The author details the main aspects and historical development of earthquake engineering with regard to various types and levels of damage. He also details earthquake generation and propagation mechanisms and scales used to quantify earthquake size and damage potential.

Catalog no. 65564, October 2009, 790 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6556-5, $174.95 / £112.00

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Catalog no. 64959, January 2009, 960 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6495-7, $139.95 / £89.00

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Spatial Variation of Seismic Ground Motions Modeling and Engineering Applications

Edited by

Ahmed Y. Elghazouli

Aspasia Zerva Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this book provides coverage from seismological and engineering, deterministic and stochastic, and physical and mathematical points of view. The author describes the estimation of spatial variability from recorded data, its physical interpretation, and the development of spatial variability/coherency models. She uses random variation analysis to illustrate the effect of differential ground motions on the quasi-static and dynamic response of extended structures. Worked-out applications demonstrate the significance of seismic ground strains and differential motions on the seismic response of foundations, bridges, and dams.

Catalog no. 9929, April 2009, 486 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-9929-9, $149.95 / £96.00 Also available as an eBook

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Seismic Design of Buildings to Eurocode 8 Imperial College, London, UK

“It could be used ... in a senior-level or graduate level course on seismic design. It would also be most useful for the practicing engineer because the many practical and worked-out examples help make the approaches concrete and useful. Highly recommended.” —Noise Control Engineering Journal

This book covers seismic design in a clear, succinct manner and links the design principles to the code. Emphasizing concrete and steel buildings and their foundations, the book stems from practical short courses on seismic design run jointly by the Society for Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics and Imperial College, London.

Catalog no. RU46492, May 2009, 336 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-44762-1, $130.00 / £69.99

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Geotechnical Engineering New!

Craig's Soil Mechanics

Ground Improvement Third Edition Edited by

Eighth Edition

K. Kirsch

Jonathan Knappett and R.F. Craig

Keller Group, Germany

University of Dundee, UK

Keller plc, UK

Now in its eighth edition, this bestselling text continues to blend clarity of explanation with depth of coverage to present students with the fundamental principles of soil mechanics. From the foundations of the subject through to its application in practice, Craig’s Soil Mechanics provides an indispensable companion to undergraduate courses and beyond.

Written by experts, this book concentrates on the principal in situ mechanical and grouting techniques used in Europe and North America for the improvement of the engineering properties of ground. This edition covers the major ground improvement techniques currently used worldwide and reflects recent improvements in productivity and control. An overview chapter sets the scene for the student or novice, and adds notes on blasting and ground freezing and on the emerging issue of the impact of improvement techniques on carbon emissions.

New to this edition: • Restructured into two major sections: Basic Concepts and Theory, and Design • New topics include limit analysis techniques, in situ testing, and foundation systems • Rewritten throughout in line with Eurocode 7, with reference to other international standards • An extensive companion website comprising innovative spreadsheet tools for tackling complex problems, digital datasets to accompany worked examples and problems, a passwordprotected solutions manual for lecturers covering the end-of-chapter problems, weblinks, extended case studies, and more

Selected Contents: Basic Characteristics of Soils Seepage

A.L. Bell

Catalog no. Y111712, December 2012, 546 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-59921-4, $195.00 / £120.00 Also available as an eBook

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Groundwater Lowering in Construction

Consolidation

A Practical Guide to Dewatering, Second Edition

Soil Behaviour in Shear

Martin Preene

Effective Stress

Ground Investigation In Situ Testing Shallow Foundations Deep Foundations Advanced Foundation Topics Retaining Structures Stability of Self-Supporting Soil Masses Illustrative Cases

Catalog no. Y105176, February 2012, 584 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-56126-6, $59.95 / £32.99

Golder Associates, UK

“This is the book that the dewatering sector really needs … It is a one-stop shop for the dewatering practitioner—who can nonetheless rest assured that the theoretical basis of the methods presented is flawless.” —Professor Paul L. Younger, FGS, FICE, C.Geol., C.Eng., FREng, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK

“… an excellent resource, both for practical purposes and for training. … I certainly recommend the book for both practitioners and teaching institutions.” —John Waterhouse, Golder Associates Pty Ltd, West Perth, Australia

Catalog no. Y117672, August 2012, 673 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66837-8, $160.00 / £100.00 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering Environmental Soil Properties and Behaviour Raymond N. Yong North Saanich, Canada

Masashi Nakano

New!

Theory and Practice of Pile Foundations

University of Tokyo, Japan

Wei Dong Guo

Roland Pusch

University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

Sweco Infrastructure AB, Sweden

This book examines changes in soil properties and behaviour caused by short- and long-term stresses from anthropogenic activities and environmental forces. Introducing new concepts of soil behaviour, soil maturation, and soil functionality, it integrates soil physics, soil chemistry, and soil mechanics as vital factors in soil engineering. The book focuses on two key areas in environmental soil behaviour: the use of soil as an environmental tool for management and containment of toxic and hazardous waste materials, and the impact of ageing and weathering processes and soil contamination on the properties and behaviour of soils.

Catalog no. K12014, March 2012, 455 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4529-5, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

"I think it is a very good book for researchers and graduate students for geotechnical engineering. The book includes the most recent theories for pile foundation, including static and cyclic loaded pile, and vertical and lateral loaded pile." —Renpeng Chen, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

Covering a range of design issues relating to pile design, this book presents economical and efficient design solutions and demonstrates them using real-world examples. This is a valuable resource for students of geotechnical engineering taking courses in foundations and a vital tool for engineers designing pile foundations.

Catalog no. Y132940, November 2012, 582 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-80933-7, $130.00 / £80.00 Also available as an eBook

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New!

Computational Modeling of Multiphase Geomaterials

Márcio de Souza S. Almeida Programa de Engenharia Civil, COPPE-UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Fusao Oka and Sayuri Kimoto Kyoto University, Japan

Drawing on the authors’ well-regarded work in the field, this book provides readers with the knowledge and tools to tackle problems in geomechanics. It shows how numerical methods and constitutive modeling can help predict the behavior of geomaterials such as soil and rock. The authors describe the constitutive modeling of soils for rate-dependent behavior, strain localization, multiphase theory, and applications in the context of large deformations. They also emphasize viscoplasticity and water–soil coupling.

Catalog no. Y132935, July 2012, 410 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-80927-6, $130.00 / £80.00 Also available as an eBook

Design and Construction on Very Soft Soils

Maria Esther Soares Marques Instituto Militar de Engenharia (IME), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

A compilation of practical knowledge and new technologies, this book discusses all phases of design and construction processes, from the first investigation step to the monitoring of constructed work. It presents the development concepts necessary for the project stages and details the construction methods, displacement estimations, stability analyses, monitoring, and various other aspects involved.The authors highlight the application of geosynthetics as a tool to improve the stability of soft soils and embankments and include tables and practical data for many geographic areas.

Catalog no. K16505, April 2013, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-65779-2, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering New! Forthcoming!

Geotechnics of Organic Soils and Peat Bujang B.K. Huat, Arun Prasad, Afshin Asadi, and Sina Kazemian Written by renowned experts in this field, this book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of peat land, especially with regard to its geotechnical engineering properties. It discusses the geotechnical properties and mechanical behavior of organic soils and peat and covers device-suitable design parameters and construction techniques applicable to these conditions. The book also includes techniques for evaluating parameters and details construction methods and techniques for improving their engineering behavior.

Catalog no. K16560, April 2013, 250 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-65941-3, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Rock Mechanics An Introduction Nagaratnam Sivakugan James Cook University, Queensland, Australia

Sanjay Kumar Shukla Edith Cowen University, Western Australia

Braja M. Das formerly at California State University, Sacramento, USA

"... very easy to follow ... A must for all those dealing with civil engineering." —Prof. D.N. Singh, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India

"… an excellent book, very useful for engineering undergraduates and graduates. The book is well written and easy to understand, and I am sure it would be a very popular textbook." —Jay Ameratunga, Senior Principal, Coffey Geotechnics Pty Ltd, Newstead, Queensland, Australia

Shale Engineering Mechanics and Mechanisms Mohammad Asef Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran

Mohsen Farrokhrouz National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), Tehran, Iran

Addressing the engineering aspects and parameters related to chemical, mechanical, and thermal properties of shale, this volume integrates them into engineering models that can be applied in deep engineering projects, mining, and other civil works. A cohesive collection of all information currently available, this reference is ideal for model designers and site engineers working with shale in the petroleum industry and elsewhere. It is also suitable for use in advanced and professional courses in petroleum, mining, geological, and civil engineering; as well as those studying drilling.

Features: • Examines shale as a rock type with specific characteristics and providing an integrative engineering approach to work towards practical solutions in handling shale • Provides a richly illustrated reference guide on a 'new type' of rock material • Contains a wealth of information on the chemical, mechanical, and thermal properties of shale

Selected Contents: Introduction Shale Classification Swelling Fundamentals Water Activity and Osmosis Concepts Shale Stabilizing Additives and Systems Thermal Effects Application of Biot Theory in Wellbore Failure Models Chemo-Mechanical Modeling Plane Strain Solution in Time Domain

Catalog no. K10978, December 2012, 318 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-87419-9, $129.95 / £82.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. Y132930, December 2012, 264 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-80923-8, $64.95 / £39.99 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering

New!

Analytic Methods in Geomechanics

Introduction to Tunnel Construction David Chapman and Nicole Metje University of Birmingham, UK

Kam-tim Chau

Alfred Stärk

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Beton- und Monierbau GmbH, Austria

Bringing together a range of areas including tensor analysis, elasticity, plasticity, fracture mechanics, and viscoelasticity, this book is an indispensible guide to the fundamentals of geomechanics. It provides explanations of each subject area, using a step-by-step process with numerous worked examples. The more advanced material, such as 2-D elasticity and application of J-integral to model slipping slopes, supplies a gateway into understanding the latest research results and applying them to practical problems. The book is suitable for undergraduate and graduate students as well as professionals and researchers.

This book covers the whole range of information that tunnel engineers need to know. It discusses hard-rock and soft-ground conditions; site investigation, parameter selection, and design considerations; methods of improving the stability of the ground and lining techniques; health and safety considerations; and monitoring of tunnels during construction. It also includes a number of case studies of real tunnel projects to demonstrate how the theories apply in practice.

Catalog no. RU54384, May 2010, 416 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-46842-8, $74.95 / £39.99

Catalog no. K15396, November 2012, 457 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4665-5585-3, $69.95 / £39.99 Also available as an eBook

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Forthcoming!

Geomechanical Processes during Underground Mining

Acoustic Emission/ Microseismic Activity, Volume 2

School of Underground Mining 2012

Geotechnical Field & Laboratory Applications

Edited by

H. Reginald Hardy, Jr.

Volodymyr Bondarenko, Michail Illiashov, Iryna Kovalevs'ka, and Kostiantyn Ganushevych This volume explores economic aspects of mining companies’ development strategies, various mineral deposits development techniques, imitational modeling of mine workings with rock massif, methane extraction technologies during coal mining, geomechanical processes during plow mining, mining transport importance for mineral extraction, massif strainstress state management using non-explosive destructing materials, and surface mining detrimental influence on the environment.

Catalog no. K16614, September 2012, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66174-4, $139.95 / £89.00

Most solids emit low-level seismic signals known as acoustic emission/microseismic (AE/MS) activity. In recent years, AE/MS techniques have been utilized for stability monitoring of underground structures such as mines, tunnels, natural gas and petroleum storage caverns, radioactive waste repositories, and geothermal reservoirs, as well as surface structures such as foundations, rock and soil slopes, bridge piers and abutments, and dams. This book includes studies to both field and laboratory problems in a wide range of geotechnical areas such as slope stability, underground mines and storage facilities.

Catalog no. K00036, March 2013, 350 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-46858-9, $149.95 / £95.00

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Geotechnical Engineering Mechanics of Residual Soils

New!

Edited by

True Triaxial Testing of Rocks

Geoffrey E. Blight

Edited by

Second Edition

University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Eng Choon Leong Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Written by renowned experts, this second edition of a bestseller has been extensively revised and augmented to bring it completely up to date, adding significantly to the sections on unsaturated soil mechanics and to the range and number of instructive case histories. It also includes new sections on pedocretes, dispersive soils, and karst. The theoretical treatment is illustrated with case histories, real test examples, experimental results, and photographs.

Catalog no. K14870, May 2012, 392 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-62120-5, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Marek Kwasniewski Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland

Xiaochun Li Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, P.R. China

Manabu Takahashi Geological Survey of Japan, Tsukuba, Japan

A guide on how to perform laboratory tests and use existing data for solving practical rock engineering design and operating problems, this book presents recent developments and a thorough review of milestones in the field. It address all aspects of true axial testing: true triaxial testing techniques and procedures; test results: strength, deformability, failure mode, permeability, acoustic emission, and elastic wave velocity; constitutive laws and failure criteria; and applications to geoengineering and geosciences.

Catalog no. K13759, August 2012, 384 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-68723-2, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

Handbook of Tropical Residual Soils Engineering Edited by

Bujang B.K. Huat University of Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia

Practical Engineering Geology Steve Hencher

David G. Toll

University of Leeds, UK

University of Durham, Durham, UK

Covering a range of roles and challenges that face an engineering geologist, Steve Hencher outlines the fundamental role of engineering geology in civil engineering projects and assesses the various tools that an engineering geologist brings to such a project. The book is illustrated with a number of case studies and provides reference tables of parameters and properties. This is an ideal reference for practicing engineering geologists and graduate-level students of engineering geology.

Arun Prasad Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Since most foundations, excavations, and embankments are built on residual soils, and as residual soils are often used as construction materials, it is vital that the properties and peculiarities of tropical residual soils are well understood. This handbook is a complete reference for engineers working in soil and foundation engineering in tropical areas. Many aspects of tropical residual soils are discussed, including a range of engineering applications. Region- and country-specific sections are included, which examine typical characteristics and soil conditions.

Catalog no. RU54405, January 2012, 464 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-46909-8, $79.95 / £45.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K00093, May 2012, 560 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-45731-6, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering Rapid Load Testing on Piles

New!

Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials

Interpretation Guidelines

Principles and Applications Teruo Nakai Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan

Written by a seasoned geotechnical engineer, this book presents a simple and unified approach to modeling various features of geomaterials in general stress systems. It not only covers recent methods and models but also uses real test data to prove their reliability. The author first explains the ideas and formulations for modeling soil features in one-dimensional conditions and then extends the one-dimensional models to three-dimensional ones using the tij concept. He also illustrates the numerical simulations of typical geotechnical problems and the corresponding model tests.

Catalog no. Y104391, July 2012, 374 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-55726-9, $130.00 / £80.00

Paul Holscher, Henk Brassinga, Michael Brown, Peter Middendorp, Maarten Profittlich, and Frits A. van Tol Providing step-by-step procedures, this book offers a basic understanding to recognize basic problems and a more advanced discussion for researchers. It includes 20 tables with geotechnical reference data, allowing easy access to empirical data. The book adheres to an international standard drawn up by CEN and can be used in two ways. Straightforward interpretation of test results is followed by interpretation with additional background information about the possibilities and limitations.

Catalog no. K14100, October 2011, 118 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-69520-6, $109.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

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Groundwater Management Practices

A Guide to Field Instrumentation in Geotechnics

Edited by

Angelos N. Findikakis Bechtel National Inc., San Francisco, USA

Kuniaki Sato

Richard Bassett

Professor Emeritus, Saitama University, Japan

itmsoil, UK

The book presents and compares practices followed in different countries for the development, protection and management of groundwater resources. It includes overviews of groundwater management practices and selected case studies in different countries; reviews of specific technical issues such as groundwater quality management and protection, groundwater impacts of underground structures and hazards of artificial recharge and discharge; and discussions of regulatory and legal issues affecting groundwater management.

Catalog no. K12922, June 2011, 436 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-61987-5, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

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Principles, Installation and Reading

This unique and up-to-date book deals with the conceptual philosophy behind the use of instruments and systematically covers their practical use. It is divided into displacement dominated systems and stress recording systems. It discusses the limitations and theoretical background for data assessment and presentation are covered in some detail, with some relevant background material in theoretical soil mechanics. Relevant advanced electronic techniques such as laser scanning in surveying and fibre-optics are also included and communication and data recovery systems are also examined.

Catalog no. Y119620, December 2011, 232 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-67537-6, $145.00 / £90.00 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering

Design Analysis in Rock Mechanics Second Edition William G. Pariseau University of Utah, USA

Developed for a complete class in rock engineering, Design Analysis in Rock Mechanics, Second Edition uniquely combines the design of surface and underground rock excavations. Explanatory and illustrative in character, this volume is suited for courses in rock mechanics, rock engineering, and geological engineering design for undergraduate and first-year graduate students in mining, civil engineering, and applied earth sciences. Moreover, it will form a good introduction to the subject of rock mechanics for earth scientists and engineers from other disciplines.

Catalog no. K13049, September 2011, 698 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-89339-8, $89.95 / £57.99

Piles and Pile Foundations Carlo Viggiani, Alessandro Mandolini, and Gianpiero Russo University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Emerging research has led to substantial developments in analysis of pile groups and piled rafts, as well as clarification of mechanisms involved in interactions between piles, soil, and rafts or caps. This book provides an overview of present practices in design of piled foundations, under both vertical and horizontal loads. It also presents recent advances in the analysis and design of piled rafts. As a whole, this book’s content makes it a particularly thorough guide to the design and analysis of efficient and effective piled rafts. It also serves as a useful design handbook for traditional pile foundations.

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Catalog no. Y100299, September 2011, 296 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-49066-5, $140.00 / £80.00

Geological Engineering

Technical and Geoinformational Systems in Mining

Luis Gonzalez de Vallejo Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Mercedes Ferrer Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Madrid

A guide for developing integrated engineering solutions that take into account both ground conditions and environment, this extensively illustrated textbook examines the subject area of geological engineering in four sections: Fundamentals, Methods, Applications, and Geohazards. Covering topics such as site investigation, rock mechanics, and slope stability, the book provides an extensive foundation in the basic concepts of soil mechanics and hydrogeology, while also including state-of-the art applications.

Catalog no. SW3524, January 2011, 700 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-41352-7, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

School of Underground Mining 2011 Edited by

Genadiy Pivnyak, Volodymyr Bondarenko and Iryna Kovalevs'ka This book discusses technologies that increase technical-economic indices, extraction volume, working efficiency, and safety rules. It focuses on unmanned mineral extraction technologies development using electro-hydraulic management systems of machinery. The authors examine plough systems for coal extraction from thin and very thin seams. They also present analytical models describing geomechanical interaction between “massif support” system elements and supplies finite-element methods used for research and simulation of stress-strain state around stopes and development workings at coal, ore, and other mines.

Catalog no. K13812, September 2011, 360 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-68877-2, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering Rock Engineering Design Xia-Ting Feng Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Particulate Discrete Element Modelling A Geomechanics Perspective

John A. Hudson

Catherine O'Sullivan

Imperial College, London, UK

Imperial College, UK

A practical guide on new rock engineering design methodologies, this book covers recent advances in site investigation techniques, computing, access to information and monitoring, as well as the current emphasis on safety, accountability and sustainability. It introduces an up-to-date approach for the design of all types of rock engineering projects, both surface or underground. The authors provide guidance on the modelling to support design and include a procedure for auditing the modelling and design together with the related protocol sheets.

Particulate discrete element analysis is becoming increasingly popular for research in geomechanics as well as geology, chemical engineering, powder technology, petroleum engineering, and in studying the physics of granular materials. With increased computing power, practicing engineers are also becoming more interested in using this technology for analysis in industrial applications. This is the first single work on DEM providing the information to get started with this powerful numerical modelling approach.

Catalog no. K12495, July 2011, 488 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-60356-0, $119.95 / £76.99

Catalog no. Y100263, April 2011, 576 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-49036-8, $140.00 / £80.00

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Advances in Rock Dynamics and Applications

Offshore Geotechnical Engineering Mark Randolph

Edited by

University of Western Australia, Perth

Yingxin Zhou Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), Singapore

Jian Zhao Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Laboratoire de mécanique des roches (LMR), Lausanne, Switzerland

This book covers many different aspects of rock dynamics and engineering applications, including dynamic testing methods, Hopkinson pressure bar techniques, analytical methods for rock fracture dynamic and wave propagation in jointed rock masses, failure mechanism of rock under dynamic load, FEM and DEM modeling of rock dynamic failure, manifold and other advanced numerical techniques for discontinuous dynamic computations, explosion loading and tunnel support subjected to dynamic loads and failure.

Catalog no. K12657, May 2011, 500 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-61351-4, $149.95 / £95.00

Susan Gourvenec University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

Due to fundamental differences in construction and installation techniques, offshore geotechnical engineering has grown as a specialty. The early chapters of this critical volume provide a brief overview of the marine environment, offshore site investigation techniques, and interpretation of soil behavior. The book then examines the geotechnical design of piled foundations, shallow foundations, and anchoring systems. Using a multidisciplinary approach, the book also examines the design of mobile drilling rigs, pipelines, and geohazards. The final section explores general concepts surrounding design and reliability in the offshore environment.

Catalog no. RU55596, March 2011, 550 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-47744-4, $140.00 / £80.00

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Geotechnical Engineering

Soil Mechanics Fundamentals Isao Ishibashi Old Dominion University, Virginia, USA

Hemanta Hazarika

Shallow Foundations Bearing Capacity and Settlement, Second Edition Braja M. Das

Kyushu University, Japan

formerly at California State University, Sacramento, USA

Comprehensive and introductory, this textbook covers all basic fundamental concepts of soil mechanics. It delineates how soil behaves, why it behaves that way, and the engineering significance of such behavior. The text explains the various behaviors of soils based on mathematics, physics, and chemistry in simple but complete manner. The authors include essential engineering equations to emphasize the importance of fundamentals, and 180 exercise problems and solutions to aid with application.

Considered the standard on shallow foundations, this edition strengthens that position. Completely reworked, it offers new data and provides revised theories on the bearing capacities of shallow foundations, adds refinements to a number of unique circumstances such as foundations on soil with geogrid reinforcement, and delves into bearing capacity relationships for shallow foundations subjected to eccentric and inclined loads. It also covers advances in reinforcement materials.

Catalog no. K12080, December 2010, 342 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4644-5, $79.95 / £49.99

Catalog no. 70061, February 2009, 334 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7006-4, $159.95 / £99.00

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Rotary Drilling and Blasting in Large Surface Mines Bhalchandra V. Gokhale Comprehensively exploring rotary blasthole drilling and surface blasting, this valuable resource covers a range of topics, including drilling and surface blasting, machinery, tools and accessories, compressors and air flushing, computing, and skills needed for practice. The book encompasses classic and new concepts, methodologies and techniques supported by multiple illustrations, and large amounts of critical data. The book is suitable for professionals, technicians, and advanced students in mining, geological, and mechanical engineering working on mine design and construction.

Catalog no. K11538, December 2010, 748 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-87878-4, $239.95 / £152.00 Also available as an eBook

Single Piles and Pile Groups Under Lateral Loading 2nd Edition Lymon C. Reese University of Texas, Austin, USA

William F. Van Impe Laboratory of Geotechnics, Ghent University, Belgium

This second edition of a bestseller has been extensively revised to suit the classroom setting. New features include homework problems with solutions presented in the student version of the software as well as new and updated case studies that are consistent with modern methods of the characterization of soil properties. The book details methods of analysis for single piles and groups of piles under lateral loading. These methods make use of load-transfer functions that are based heavily on testing results of full-scale, heavily instrumented piles under carefully controlled lateral loading, coupled with the use of soil-structure interaction mechanics.

Catalog no. Y008701, January 2011, 532 pp., Pack ISBN: 978-0-415-46988-3, $125.95 / £80.99

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Geotechnical Engineering

Rock Failure Mechanisms Fundamentals of Plasticity in Geomechanics

Illustrated and Explained

S. Pietruszczak

John A. Hudson

McMaster University, Canada

Imperial College, London, UK

The book presents a concise, yet reasonably comprehensive, overview of fundamental notions of plasticity in relation to geomechanics. It provides readers with a general background in soil/rock plasticity and, as such, should be perceived as an introduction to the broad area of inelastic response of geomaterials. It outlines basic concepts and fundamental postulates, followed by a review of the elastic-perfectly plastic formulations in geomechancis. It discusses isotropic strain-hardening framework and isotropic-kinematic hardening rules.

This reference book provides the knowledge required for a clear understanding of the process of rock failure under different conditions. It explains the role of rock failure in engineering projects, a summary of the theories governing rock failure and an explanation of the computer simulation method. It then explains, simulates, and illustrates rock failure in the laboratory and in the field. The book also discusses coupled modelling and the anticipated future directions for this type of computer simulation. The appendix describes the RFPA numerical model (Rock Failure Process Analysis program) used to explain the rock failure mechanisms.

Catalog no. K11839, September 2010, 206 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-58516-3, $69.95 / £44.99

Chun'An Tang Dalian University, China

Catalog no. K10305, August 2010, 364 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-49851-7, $135.95 / £87.00 Also available as an eBook

Soil Physics with HYDRUS Modeling and Applications

Modern Well Design

David E. Radcliffe University of Georgia, Athens, USA

Second Edition

Jiri Simunek

Bernt S. Aadnoy University of Stavanger, Norway

Covering key subjects and issues of well design, this second edition presents a unified approach to the well design process and drilling operations. The book begins with an introduction to the field and then goes on to address drilling fluids, optimal mud weight, hole cleaning, hydraulic optimization, and methods to handle circulation losses. Extensive coverage is given to the topic of geomechanics, and the book presents methods for wellbore fracture and collapse modeling, including methods to interpret caliper logs.

Catalog no. K12196, September 2010, 314 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-88467-9, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

University of California, Riverside, USA

One of the most advanced and popular numerical computer models used in the field of soil physics, the HYDRUS series is used for the analysis of water flow and solute transport in variably saturated porous media. Co-authored by the software’s creator, Dr. Jirka Šimůnek, this volume demonstrates two- and threedimensional simulations and computer animations of numerical models using the software. It includes numerous examples and homework problems. It provides students with access to the base HYDRUS program as well as the Rosetta Database, which contains large volumes of information on the hydraulic properties of soils.

Catalog no. 7380X, May 2010, 388 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7380-5, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering

Fractured Rock Hydraulics Fernando Olavo Franciss PROGEO Consultoria de Engenharia Ltda., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Supported by examples, cases, illustrations and references, this book provides tools to solve practical engineering problems. It covers the fundamentals of fractured rock hydraulics under a tensor approach and presents key concepts about approximate solutions. The book also discusses data analysis techniques applied to groundwater modeling and unique 3D finite difference algorithms to simulate practical problems concerning the hydraulic behavior of saturated, heterogeneous, and randomly fractured rock masses without restriction to the geometry and properties of their discontinuities.

Catalog no. K10975, November 2009, 188 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-87418-2, $94.95 / £59.99

Cut-and-Cover Metro Structures Geo-Structural Design: An Integrated Approach Krishan Kaul Retired Civil Engineer, UK

"A one-stop resource for engineers working on any cut-and-cover structure." —World Tunnelling

A one-stop reference for engineers, this volume draws on the author’s lifetime of world-wide practical experience to offer an integrated approach, examining a variety of principles through worked examples. Topics discussed include structural form, ground and wall support, soil properties, surcharge and seismic loads, slurry trench stability, groundwater flow, derailment barriers, structural analysis, and stress relief. The book also discusses design parameters and earth pressures.

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Catalog no. RU53219, April 2010, 704 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-46907-4, $210.00 / £125.00

Ground Improvement By Deep Vibratory Methods

Foundations of Engineering Geology

Klaus Kirsch

Third Edition

Keller Group, Germany

Tony Waltham

Fabian Kirsch GuD Consult GmbH, Germany

"… an in-depth reference for a complex (some would say highly esoteric) topic, yet the authors achieve a clarity of style and of presentation that is a welcome departure from what one would expect considering the highly specialized nature of the subject matter. All in all, this is a superb reference book ... Anyone involved with structural work or with the design of buildings in areas where ground improvement is required should not think twice about purchasing this outstanding reference." —Dominique J. Cheénne, Noise Control Engineering Journal

Catalog no. Y103066, June 2010, 208 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-55015-4, $140.00 / £85.00

Retired from Nottingham Trent University, UK

"A useful source for a quick insight into the subject or a reminder for the practising engineer when difficult ground is encountered." —Ground Engineering

Now in color, this third edition of a bestseller provides an overview of the aspects of geology significant to civil engineers. Each topic is presented as a double page spread with a careful mix of text and diagrams, with tabulated reference material on parameters such as bearing strength of soils and rocks.

Catalog no. RU54661, April 2009, 104 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-46960-9, $31.95 / £19.99

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Coastal, Waterway, and Ocean Engineering Rip Currents

Coastal Engineering Processes, Theory and Design Practice Dominic Reeve

Beach Safety, Physical Oceanography, and Wave Modeling

University of Swansea, UK

Edited by

Andrew Chadwick University of Plymouth, UK

Stephen Leatherman and John Fletemeyer

Christopher Fleming

Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA

Halcrow Group Ltd., UK

Praise for the Previous Edition “The extent of coverage is impressive. As well as being a useful reference book in its own right, it is extremely useful to have a single starting-point for graduates... the book is well structured and easy to use.” —S. Sinclair, in Maritime Engineering

Coastal Engineering: Process, Theory and Design Practice is the only book to provide a thorough introduction to all aspects of coastal processes, morphology, and design of coastal defences.

Catalog no. Y108969, December 2011, 552 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-58353-4, $59.95 / £36.99

An examination of advances in rip current research, this book provides a thorough understanding of the dynamics, mechanisms, and predictability of rip currents. A practical guide, it bridges the gap between rip current science and the implementation of appropriate public safety education. Coverage includes rip current prediction and modeling; case studies from the UK, Brazil, the United States, and Japan; rip currents in the Great Lakes; public safety procedures; the legal implications of rip current drowning; and more.

Catalog no. K11772, May 2011, 293 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3896-9, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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New!

Mathematical Techniques for Wave Interaction with Flexible Structures

Hydraulic Fill Manual

Trilochan Sahoo

For Dredging and Reclamation Works Edited by

Jan van 't Hoff Aart Nooy van der Kolff

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., Papendrecht, The Netherlands

This book presents a contemporary account of research on various mathematical/numerical techniques to deal with the interaction of surface gravity waves with flexible floating/submerged structures, which are available in the scientific literature in a scattered manner. It emphasizes unique determination of the solution for a class of physical problems associated with Laplace- or Helmholtz-type equations, applications of the theory of ordinary and partial differential equations, Fourier analysis, and more. It provides a toolkit to a large section of the scientific community including mathematicians, physicists, and engineers working on fluid structure interactions.

This thoroughly researched book, written by noted experts, takes the reader step-by-step through the complex development of a hydraulic fill project. Upto-date and in-depth, this manual enables the client and consultant to understand and properly plan a reclamation project. It provides adequate guidelines for design and quality control and allows the contractor to work within known and generally accepted guidelines and reasonable specifications. The ultimate goal is to create better-designed, more adequately specified, and less costly hydraulic fill projects.

Catalog no. K14604, October 2012, 242 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0604-6, $139.95 / £89.00

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Catalog no. K14182, November 2012, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-69844-3, $159.95 / £99.00

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Coastal, Waterway, and Ocean Engineering

India's Waters Environment, Economy, and Development Mahesh Chandra Chaturvedi New Delhi, India

Remote Sensing of Coastal Environments Edited by

Yeqiao Wang University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA

This book discusses the development of the world's oldest and largest water systems in India, in context of civil and environmental engineering. The author illustrates the environmental characteristics of water systems in India in terms of cultural parameters. He examines factors such as development of water for life and environment, economy, irrigation, hydroelectric development, interlinking of rivers, legal framework, and flood mitigation. He also covers issues regarding the development of water systems applicable to policy formulations for national water plans of countries such as India, US, Spain, and Israel.

“... certainly fills a critical niche in remote sensing applications, since not many remote sensing textbooks deal with the dynamics of complex coastal environments. … edited by Professor Yeqiao Wang, an internationally known expert in the field of coastal remote sensing. … suitable for use by advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and practitioners in the field.“

Catalog no. K13369, December 2011, 408 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7283-3, $89.95 / £57.99

Catalog no. 94416, December 2009, 457 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9441-1, $139.95 / £89.00

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India’s Waters Advances in Development and Management Mahesh Chandra Chaturvedi New Delhi, India

This book examines the critical planning for better development and management of water resources, illustrated with respect to the world’s largest water system. The text addresses important issues including availability and distribution of water, environmental factors, and water sharing. It also provides insights into the supply-demand context (hydrological, social, political, and engineering) related to water resources. In addition to describing current policies and technologies, the author proposes new concepts in the development and management of water as well as novel technologies.

Catalog no. K13462, December 2011, 240 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7466-0, $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook

—Yang Shoo, PhD, Research Associate, National Research Counsel, United States Environmental Protection Agency, in Photogrammetric, December 2010

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Modelling for Coastal Hydraulics and Engineering K. W. Chau Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon

This volume reviews the state-of-the-art in conventional coastal modelling as well as the increasingly popular integration of various artificial intelligence technologies into coastal modelling. It examines conventional hydrodynamic and water quality modelling techniques, finite difference and finite element methods, novel and genetic algorithms, knowledge-based systems, artificial neural networks, and fuzzy inference systems. The author discusses soft computing methods that contribute to accurate and reliable prediction of coastal processes and describes how combining these techniques and harnessing their benefits has the potential to make extremely powerful modelling tools.

Catalog no. Y004220, January 2010, 240 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-48254-7, $145.00 / £75.00

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Hydraulic Engineering & Dams New!

New!

Specialty Construction Techniques for Dam and Levee Remediation

Hydraulic Machines

Edited by

Donald A. Bruce Geosystems L.P., USA

This book presents the state of practice in dam and levee remediation as it relates to the use of specialty geotechnical construction techniques, such as anchors, grouting, cutoff (diaphragm) walls, and deep mixing. Presenting recent case studies from around the United States, it focuses on the actual construction processes, describing design and performance aspects of remediation where appropriate. The book also provides a comprehensive guide to dam and levee instrumentation. Examining the theory and practice of contemporary remedial techniques, the text offers knowledge and inspiration to readers.

Fundamentals of Hydraulic Power Systems P. Kumar MIT College of Engineering, Pune, India Basic Hydraulics is extensively used in various applications in industry, construction, mining and marine engineering. The subject is part of graduate level engineering courses in mechanical, civil, mining and marine engineering studies, worldwide. This book includes those fundamentals of fluid transmission of power necessary at graduate mechanical engineering, civil engineering, mining engineering and marine engineering courses of any university.

Catalog no. K16622, October 2012, 347 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66193-5, $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook

Features: • Provides useful guidance on a wide range of specialty geotechnical processes • Presents recent U.S. case studies on major remediation projects, with worldwide relevance • Emphasizes practical methodologies, with contributions by leading practitioners • Covers all specialty geotechnical construction techniques for dam and levee remediation

Selected Contents: Background and Scope

Impacts and Responses for the Built Environment Edited by

Contemporary Drilling and Grouting Methods Mix-in-Place Technologies Excavated and Backfilled Cutoffs (Category 1) Composite Cutoff Walls Prestressed Rock Anchors Instrumented Performance Monitoring A Distant Mirror and a Word of Warning Index

Catalog no. Y112416, September 2012, 447 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-78194-7, $165.00 / £100.00 Also available as an eBook

Flood Hazards

Jessica Lamond, Colin Booth, Felix Hammond, and David Proverbs “... a very valuable contribution to knowledge on the impact of floods, covering both practical and policy issues. … The research group at the University of Wolverhampton are to be congratulated on a timely and important volume.” —Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Middlesex and Oxford Universities

“… will be useful to emergency managers, planners, both private and public agencies involved in emergency response, preparation, and mitigation, researchers, and students.” —Bimal Kanti Paul, Professor, Department of Geography, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA

Catalog no. K11262, July 2011, 387 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2625-6, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Hydraulic Engineering & Dams

Open Channel Flow Numerical Methods and Computer Applications Roland Jeppson Professor Emeritus, Utah State University, Logan, USA

This comprehensive book starts with basic principles and gradually advances to complete problems involving systems of channels that require the simultaneous solutions of systems of nonlinear equations. It offers numerous practical examples and end-of-chapter homework problems that expand upon the methodologies presented and encourage readers to apply the related principles in practice. An accompanying CD-ROM is available with qualifying course adoption.

Catalog no. K11831, November 2010, 1258 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3975-1, $189.95 / £120.00

Changes in Flood Risk in Europe Edited by

Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz Research Centre of Agricultural and Forest Environment, Poznan, Poland

“The book provides challenging data for an audience whose interest is in controlling water and perhaps, especially, for those involved with the “Building – Working – Engineering with Nature” movements. … The stated aim of the book is to make as much national information as possible available to a broad, international readership so that comparisons, syntheses and knowledge exchange can lead to a better understanding of what future flood risks may be and how we can best prepare for them.” —Terra et Aqua, Number 128, September 2012, p30

Catalog no. K15192, April 2012, 544 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-62189-2, $134.95 / £85.00 Also available as an eBook

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Fluid Mechanics of Environmental Interfaces Second Edition

Predictive Hydrology A Frequency Analysis Approach Paul Meylan

Edited by

Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Carlo Gualtieri

Anne-Catherine Favre

University of Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy

Dragutin T. Mihailovic University of Novi Sad, Serbia

The second edition of this successful textbook still focuses on the concept of "environmental interface" defined as a surface between two abiotic or biotic systems, in relative motion and exchanging mass, heat and momentum through biophysical and/or chemical processes. In this second edition, chapters are updated and five new chapters have been added to make the coverage of the subject area complete. The book will be of interest to graduate students and researchers in environmental sciences, civil engineering and environmental engineering, (geo)physics, atmospheric science, meteorology, limnology, oceanography, and applied mathematics.

Catalog no. K15104, October 2012, 496 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-62156-4, $139.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (GINP), France

Andre Musy Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

This book addresses both the theoretical concepts and the methodological approaches used in frequency hydrology. Spelling out fundamental methods, it providing concise instruction on the techniques that are involved and includes examples and critiques based on practical applications. Exploring recent research developments, the book targets students in civil engineering, environmental sciences and technology, hydrology, geography, geology, and ecology. It will also serve as a useful reference for teachers, researchers, and engineering practitioners who handle data but often find themselves without the appropriate analytical tools.

Catalog no. N10449, March 2012, 180 pp. ISBN: 978-1-57808-747-1, $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook

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Hydraulic Engineering & Dams Concrete Face Rockfill Dams

Reservoir Sediment Management

Paulo Teixeira da Cruz Dam Consulting Engineer, Sao Paolo, Brazil

Sahnaz Tigrek Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Tuce Aras EKON Industry Construction & Trade, Ankara, Turkey

Dealing with reservoir sedimentation, deposition, and removal, this volume provides the principles of sediment transport and guidelines to predict reservoir life. It presents several removal techniques and cost analysis tools with RESCON open source software, to determine the optimum method for maintenance and operation of a reservoir. Written for professionals and advanced students working on the design, construction, operation, maintenance, and rehabilitation of dams and reservoirs, this book include cases studies of large dams in Turkey and other countries.

Catalog no. K12486, September 2011, 226 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-60339-3, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

Bayardo Materon Bayardo Materon & Associates, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Manoel De Souza Freitas Jr. Hydrogeo Engenharia S/C Ltda, Sao Paulo, Brazil

A unique illustrated work on the state-of-the-art of dam design and construction, this consulting guide presents details and analyses of twenty-eight large CRFD dams worldwide, including the highest dam in the world. In twelve chapters, specialist information is provided on the concepts, designs, technical specifications, construction details, and instrumentation. Both successes and failures that have led to substantial knowledge breakthroughs are discussed. Moreover, attention is paid to the plans for a CFRD dam over 300 meters high. Intended for dam engineers, this illustrated reference volume is also recommended to other engineering professionals working on the design, construction, and operation of dams and related hydraulic structures.

Catalog no. K11605, September 2010, 406 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-57869-1, $135.95 / £87.00

Users Guide to Physical Modelling and Experimentation Experience of the HYDRALAB Network Edited by

Lynne E. Frostick, Stuart J. McLelland, and T.G. Mercer Department of Geography, University of Hull, UK

A Users Guide to Hydraulic Modelling and Experimentation provides a systematic, comprehensive summary of the progress made through HYDRALAB III . The book combines the expertise of many of the leading hydraulic experimentalists in Europe and identifies current best practice for carrying out state-of-theart, modern laboratory investigations. In addition it provides an inventory and reviews recent advances in instrumentation and equipment that drive present and new developments in the subject. The Guide concentrates on four core areas – waves, breakwaters, sediments and the relatively-new (but rapidly-developing) cross-disciplinary area of hydrodynamics/ecology.

Catalog no. K12571, May 2011, 272 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-60912-8, $99.95 / £63.99

Urban Flood Management Chris Zevenbergen, Adrian Cashman, Niki Evelpidou, Erik Pasche, Stephen Garvin, and Richard Ashley This textbook integrates the expertise from disciplines such as hydrology, sociology, architecture, urban design, construction, and water resources engineering. The subject is approached from an international perspective and various case studies, exercises, expert advice, and literature recommendations are included to support the theory and illustrations. Developed by a team of specialists, this volume is intended for urban flood management education of hydrology, geography, civil and environmental engineering and management students at university level. Moreover, professionals will find this book useful as a reference. A supporting website provides information.

Catalog no. K10973, September 2010, 340 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-55944-7, $94.95 / £59.99

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Hydraulic Engineering & Dams Recursive Streamflow Forecasting A State Space Approach

Urban Drainage

Jozsef Szilagyi

David Butler

Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary & University of Nebraska–Lincoln, USA

Andras Szollosi Nagy UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands

A practical guide to real-time streamflow forecasting, this book provides a rigorous description of a coupled stochastic and physically based flow routing method and its practical applications. Providing real-life case examples and problem listings, the book teaches hydrology and civil engineering students and waterresources practitioners the physical forecasting model and then enables them to apply it directly in real-life problems involving streamflow simulation and forecasting. Designed as a text for courses on hydroinformatics and water management, this book includes exercises.

Third Edition University of Exeter, UK

John Davies Coventry University, UK

This established textbook covers the environmental and engineering aspects involved in the drainage of rainwater and wastewater. Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect changes in the practice and priorities of urban drainage, this edition includes material on sewer flooding, the impact of climate change, flooding models, and the emergence of sustainability. It draws on real-world examples and models to demonstrate the key issues facing engineers and examines the design of new systems and the analysis and upgrading of existing infrastructure.

Catalog no. RU54651, July 2010, 656 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-45526-8, $62.95 / £35.00

Catalog no. K10976, June 2010, 212 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-56901-9, $83.95 / £53.99 Also available as an eBook

Hydrology in Practice

Hydraulic Modelling – An Introduction

Fourth Edition

Principles, Methods and Applications

Elizabeth M. Shaw, Keith J. Beven, Nick A. Chappell, and Rob Lamb

Pavel Novak, Vincent Guinot, Alan Jeffrey, and Dominic E. Reeve

This fourth edition of Hydrology in Practice, while retaining the successful qualities of its predecessor, replaces the material on the Flood Studies Report with an equivalent section on the methods of the Flood Estimation Handbook. Other completely revised sections on instrumentation and modelling reflect the many changes that have occurred over recent years. This edition also draws on the expertise of Keith J. Beven and Nick A. Chappell, who have extensive experience in field hydrological studies in a variety of different environments and have taught undergraduate hydrology courses for many years. Topical case studies further enhance the text.

University of Swansea, UK

Catalog no. RU53848, July 2010, 560 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-37042-4, $62.95 / £35.00

“This book should definitely find its place in all libraries concerned with hydraulics, hydroinformatics and modelling. It certainly should be available in their respective institutions to all engineers who are involved in modelling or are using results of models. And it should be advised as essential reading to students at postgraduate level in hydraulics and hydroinformatics.” —Jean A. Cunge, Journal of Hydroinformatics

Catalog no. RU51414, January 2010, 616 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-419-25020-3, $79.95 / £35.00

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Hydraulic Engineering & Dams

Mechanics of Fluids

Environmental Modelling

Ninth Edition

An Uncertain Future?

John Ward-Smith

Keith Beven

(Formerly Brunel University, UK)

Lancaster University, UK

This ninth edition of a bestseller updates introduction to the basic principles of fluid mechanics with great detail and clarity. It develops a sound physical understanding of fluid flow, focusing on engineering applications rather than mathematical techniques. The text gradually introduces the subject, building on simple, familiar information to convey more complex content. A new chapter examines the modern context of fluid mechanics and associated issues including climate change, new forms of energy generation, and fresh water conservation.

Uncertainty in the predictions of science when applied to the environment is an issue of great current relevance in relation to the impacts of climate change, protecting against natural and human-made disasters, and sustainable resource management. This book introduces scientists and decision makers to the concepts and techniques of uncertainty estimation in environmental prediction, the constraint of uncertainties by the collection of observations and data assimilation in real-time forecasting, and techniques for decision making under uncertainty.

Catalog no. Y112274, August 2011, 720 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-60260-0, $59.95 / £39.99

Catalog no. RU53869, July 2008, 328 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-45759-0, $59.95 / £31.99

Risk and Reliability

Water Technology Third Edition

Coastal and Hydraulic Engineering

Nick Gray

Dominic Reeve

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

University of Swansea, UK

Water has become one of the most important issues of our time. Water Technology is an accessible textbook that introduces the key concepts of water technology by explaining the fundamentals of hydrobiology, aquatic ecosystems, water treatment and supply, and wastewater treatment. Nick Gray uses the Water Framework Directive as the unifying theme in this edition. This text provides a complete introduction to all aspects of managing the hydrological cycle and is ideal for those interested in a career in the water industry.

This book delineates the methods required by government agencies for river and sea defense design and flood defense system management and demonstrates how to evaluate uncertainty in the performance of flood and erosion defenses. It introduces the statistical concepts required for the implementation of a reliability analysis and describes the analytical and the numerical methods with worked examples. The author provides examples of applications of the methods to illustrate their advantages and limitations and includes case studies drawn from his experience in academia and consulting.

Catalog no. Y129636, July 2010, 768 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-85617-705-4, $66.95 / £39.99

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Catalog no. RU54599, August 2009, 320 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-46755-1, $104.95 / £60.00

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Transportation Engineering

Transportation Systems Reliability and Safety

Stone Matrix Asphalt

B.S. Dhillon

Krzysztof Blazejowski

University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Transportation Engineering Consultant, Jozefow, Poland

Integrating coverage of transportation reliability and safety topics and concepts into a single volume, this book eliminates the need to consult a number of different resources to obtain important information. It begins with mathematical concepts and safety basics considered useful to understanding the contents of subsequent chapters. The author then covers the significance of human error in rail and transportation systems and provides material on methods used to perform reliability and safety analyses. Problems are included to test reader comprehension and examples with solutions are provided.

A comprehensive review of Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA), this book details the requirements and materials for the mix including asphalt cement, aggregates, and stabilizers. It discusses design processes and implementation, alternative design methods, and best practices and production processes both in the U.S. and abroad. It covers properties such as permanent deformation and fatigue resistance as well as applications in bridge deck surfacing, airfields, and runways.

Catalog no. K12078, February 2011, 236 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4640-7, $99.95 / £63.99

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Theory and Practice

Catalog no. K11037, November 2010, 343 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1971-5, $135.95 / £87.00

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Pedestrian Dynamics Mathematical Theory and Evacuation Control Pushkin Kachroo University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA

This book examines the development of optimal methods to effectively control and improve pedestrian traffic flow. The work of a leading expert, it examines the differential equations applied to conservation laws encountered in the study of pedestrian dynamics and evacuation control problems. The author presents new pedestrian traffic models for multi-directional flow in two dimensions and considers a range of control models in various simulations, including relaxed models and those concerned with direction and magnitude velocity commands. He also addresses questions of time, cost, and scalability.

Catalog no. K10291, March 2009, 169 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0519-0, $107.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

Intelligent Transportation Systems Smart and Green Infrastructure Design, Second Edition Sumit Ghosh University of Texas, Tyler, USA

Tony S. Lee Yahoo, Palo Alto, California, USA

"The strengths of the book include the advanced concepts and innovative thinking about ITS and its role in transportation. The authors make some persuasive arguments for change as well as providing some practical examples of `how to' change and `what you get' for the effort to make changes." —Tim Lomax, Texas Transportation Institute

"… a very useful addition to the transportation/ITS literature. The writers are certainly aware of the concomitant issues and have done a good job of writing their particular take on the topic." —Chelsea C. White, III, Georgia Institute of Technology

Catalog no. K11587, May 2010, 217 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3518-0, $125.95 / £80.99 Also available as an eBook

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Transportation Engineering Advanced Rail Geotechnology – Ballasted Track

Fatigue in Railway Infrastructure

Buddhima Indraratna and Wadud Salim

Edited by

University of Wollongong, Australia

The Advanced Railway Research Centre

A.M. Robinson

Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

A. Kapoor

In this book, the authors present the detailed information on the strength, deformation, and degradation aspects of fresh and recycled ballast under monotonic, cyclic, and impact loading using innovative geotechnical testing devices. They present a new stress-strain constitutive model for ballast incorporating particle breakage. The mathematical formulations and numerical models are validated using experimental evidence and field trials. The book also elucidates the effectiveness of various commercially available geosynthetics for enhancing track drainage and stability and presents revised ballast gradations for modern high speed trains capturing particle breakage.

Fatigue is a major issue affecting safety and quality of service in the railway industry. This book reviews key aspects of this important subject. It provides an overview of the topic, discussing fatigue at the wheelrail interface and in other aspects of infrastructure. It then considers fatigue in railway and tramway track, looking at causes of potential failure in such areas as rails and fixings. It also reviews failure points in structures such as embankments and cuttings.

University of Sheffield, UK

Catalog no. N10123, September 2009, 128 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1873-2, $179.95 / £115.00

Catalog no. K13122, March 2011, 432 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66957-3, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Pavement Engineering

Handbook of Road Technology

Principles and Practice Rajib B. Mallick and Tahar El-Korchi

Fourth Edition

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts, USA

M. G. Lay

Most civil engineering projects involve pavements to some degree. This volume prepares the next generation of engineers with the core principles and application knowledge needed to maneuver in the everexpanding pavement engineering industry. The book covers the entire range of pavement construction, from soil preparation to structural design and lifecycle costing and analysis. It links the concepts of mix and structural design, while also placing emphasis on pavement evaluation and rehabilitation techniques. State-of-the-art content introduces the latest concepts and techniques, including ground-penetrating radar and seismic testing.

"Widely considered to be the single most comprehensive and informative road technology reference text."

Catalog no. 60295, September 2008, 536 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6029-4, $129.95 / £82.99

Consulting Engineer, Australia

—Highway Engineering in Australia

"This handbook has its origins in Max Lay’s work over many decades in Australia, but reflects a breadth of knowledge far beyond that continent. In that sense it is perhaps the most international in its coverage of practice of such works." —Mike Chrimes, Librarian, Institution of Civil Engineers, MyICE newsletter

Catalog no. RU53655, June 2009, 944 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-47265-4, $265.00 / £150.00

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Civil Engineering General References Forensic Engineering Fundamentals Harold Franck Advanced Engineering Associates, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

Darren Franck Advanced Engineering Associates, Charleston, West Virginia, USA

This book encompasses the broad range of subject matter forensic engineers may encounter, covering cases as varied as assessment of workplace accidents to the investigation of Halliburton in the BP oil spill. The most comprehensive text available, this book is suitable for a two-semester course or as a reference for professionals entering the field. The text incorporates some of the most common disciplines encountered by the practicing forensic engineer and includes pertinent problems at the end of each chapter.

Catalog no. K13659, December 2012, c. 488 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7839-2, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Drilling and Completion in Petroleum Engineering Theory and Numerical Applications Edited by

Xinpu Shen, Mao Bai, and William Standifird Halliburton Consulting Service, Houston, USA

This book can be used as a manual of typical examples and modeling skills for numerical engineers in petroleum engineering. It includes numerical examples from drilling and completion practice, as well as an introduction of key numerical modeling skills. The book can also be used as a course reference book by graduate students majoring in solid mechanics and/or numerical methods in petroleum engineering as well as geotechnical engineers.

Catalog no. K12972, October 2011, 254 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66527-8, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

Strength of Materials in SI Units Third Edition

Charles A. Gross and Thaddeus Roppel

B.S. Basavarajaiah and P. Mahadevappa

Auburn University, Alabama, USA

National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India

Written to provide an overview of the electrical engineering profession to college students and professionals outside the field of electrical engineering, this textbook provides information on the necessary technical competencies required within the field. Simple and easy to use, yet complete in rigor and coverage of fundamental concepts, this book teaches the fundamentals of electrical engineering without including the typical analytical methods that hold little relevance for non-electrical engineers. Many examples explaining concepts and homework problems are included within the chapters to aid with student comprehension and application. A solutions manual is provided upon qualifying course adoption.

“… [The authors] have drawn on their long experience as teachers to present a well-organized text for students of engineering and architecture. Each chapter offers definitions, analysis of problems, derivations, applications, worked problems (380 in all), and exercises. Coverage begins with simple, then compound, stresses and strains, and proceeds through bending moments and shearing forces, bending stresses in beams, deflection of beams, tursion, fixed and continuous beams, columns and struts, thin and thick cylinders, and theories of elastic failure. …”

Catalog no. K11681, February 2012, 481 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3714-6, $89.95 / £57.99

Catalog no. N10325, November 2010, 768 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5419-8, $179.95 / £115.00

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Civil Engineering General References

Subdividing the Land

Geomatics Engineering A Practical Guide to Project Design

Metes and Bounds and Rectangular Survey Systems

Clement A. Ogaja

Gaby M. Neunzert

California State University, Fresno, USA

Colorado School of Mines, Golden, USA

Presenting the nuts and bolts of geomatics projects, this book examines key components and aspects of land surveying and geomatics projects. It reviews the experience of past projects and identifies priority areas of attention for planning new projects. Ideal for students, the text guides readers through the project design and request-for-proposal process commonly used for soliciting professional geomatics engineering services. The author provides an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility, the impact of engineering solutions in a global and social context, as well as a host of other contemporary issues such as budgetary and scheduling constraints.

Written for those working on a real estate transaction, this book provides a complete understanding of the U.S. Rectangular Survey System as well as metes and bounds. The text defines key legal terms and provides several case studies, illustrations, tables, and charts to explain concepts. In numerous appendices, the author also covers other important topics including water law, mining claims, and the Torrens system of property registry.

Catalog no. K11357, November 2010, 172 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2747-5, $83.95 / £53.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K10904, September 2010, c. 296 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1743-8, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

Sustainability and Design Ethics Tom Russ College of Southern Maryland, La Plata, USA

Major revisions of traditional professional codes of ethics are required to reflect emerging environmental concerns and the corresponding standards of care and professional practice. Drawing on business ethics principles and his own experience as a design professional, the author presents a unique exposition of the underlying ethical reasoning involved in the challenges confronted by contemporary design professionals. It considers the implications of sustainability from traditional ethical points of view and provides a balanced analysis of how a sustainable standard of care might be composed.

Catalog no. K10423, March 2010, 176 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4398-0854-2, $62.95 / £39.99

Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2013 Edited by

Davis Langdon Catalog no. Y124567, September 2012, 832 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-69077-5, $240.00 / £150.00

Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2013 Davis Langdon Catalog no. Y124569, October 2012, 680 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-69078-2, $260.00 / £160.00

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