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Structural Engineering Design of SteelConcrete Composite Bridges to Eurocodes

Handbook of International Bridge Engineering Edited by

Ioannis Vayas and Aristidis Iliopoulos

Wai-Fah Chen

National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Lian Duan

The book targets students, especially at MSc level, and practicing engineers who need to become familiar with the new design rules incorporated in the EN-versions of the Eurocodes. Its focuses primarily on road bridges, although some information is provided for railway bridges. Material is presented in a concise manner. • Combines solid theoretical foundation with bridge engineering practice • Includes general code independent material on conceptual design and structural analysis • Covers a broad spectrum of subjects such as materials, actions, strength, stability, serviceability, fatigue, seismic design, and bearings • Includes many illustrative design examples • Bases information on modern international regulations, the Eurocodes, widely used worldwide

Selected Contents: Introduction. Types of steel–concrete composite bridges. Design codes. Actions. Basis of design. Structural materials. Modeling and methods for global analysis . Buckling of plated elements. Ultimate limit states. Serviceability limit states. Fatigue. Shear connection. Structural bearings, dampers, and expansion joints. Index. Catalog no. K15469, August 2013, 584 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5744-4, $195.00 / £120.00 Also available as an eBook

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA California Department of Transportation, Sacramento, USA

This reference work and resource book covers the state of the art and state of the practice for bridge engineering worldwide. Countries include Canada and the United States in North America; Argentina and Brazil in South America; Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Macedonia, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, and Ukraine in Europe; China, Indonesia, Japan, Chinese Taipei, and Thailand in Asia; and Egypt, Iran, and Turkey in the Middle East. Coverage for each featured country includes historical development, design, analysis, construction, inspection, and preservation. • Covers historical development; design practices, specifications, philosophy, and loads; bridge management; and maintenance for each country • Examines the use of various materials for different regions • Examines all bridge types • Focuses on innovative design and construction methods particular to different regions • Presents landmark and record-breaking bridges

Selected Contents: Bridge Engineering in Canada. Bridge Engineering in the United States. Bridge Engineering in Argentina. Bridge Engineering in Brazil. Bridge Engineering in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bridge Engineering in Bulgaria. Bridge Engineering in Croatia. Bridge Engineering in the Czech Republic. Bridge Engineering in Denmark. Bridge Engineering in Finland. Bridge Engineering in France. Bridge Engineering in Greece. Bridge Engineering in Macedonia. Bridge Engineering in Poland. Bridge Engineering in Russia. Bridge Engineering in Serbia. Bridge Engineering in the Slovak Republic. Bridge Engineering in Turkey. Bridge Engineering in Ukraine. Bridge Engineering in China. Bridge Engineering in Indonesia. Bridge Engineering in Iran. Bridge Engineering in Japan. Bridge Engineering in Chinese Taipei. Bridge Engineering in Thailand. Bridge Engineering in Egypt. Benchmark Designs of Highway Composite Girder Bridges. Highest Bridges. Longest Bridges and Bridge Spans. Index. Catalog no. K10515, October 2013, 1394 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1029-3, $199.95 / £127.00 Also available as an eBook

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Structural Engineering Structural Steelwork Design to Limit State Theory, Fourth Edition Dennis Lam University of Bradford, UK

Essentials of Offshore Structures Framed and Gravity Platforms D.V. Reddy

Thien Cheong Ang Formerly Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Sing-Ping Chiew

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

A. S. J. Swamidas

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Memorial University, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada

“This is an excellent book by authors who have significant expertise in structural steel design and in the use of Eurocode 3 specifically. This book should be very useful for senior undergraduate students, graduate students and engineers in the UK, Europe, Malaysia and Singapore and wherever Eurocode 3 is used in design.”

“The authors are extremely well known in this subject and have produced an excellent book suitable for students and graduates working in the field of Offshore Structure Design. Chapters 2 and 6 are particularly interesting in the insight they give to the Ocean Environment and Environmental Loading. The book is thoroughly recommended.”

—Professor Brian Uy, Centre for Infrastructure Engineering & Safety, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of New South Wales, UNSW, Sydney, Australia

“The book provides state-of-the-art information on design of steel structures. … This is a very useful reference book in steel structure design.” —SL Chan, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The fourth edition of a perennial bestseller, this book describes the design theory and code requirements for common structures, connections, elements and frames and contains detailed explanations of the principles underlying steel design for final year undergraduate students reading structural and civil engineering. The chapters have been updated and rearranged to comply with Eurocode 3. It includes theory for students and practical information for those currently working in the field that require an introduction to the Eurocodes. Every topic is illustrated with fully worked examples, and problems are also provided for practice.

—Professor William Dover, Emeritus Shell Professor, UCL, UK

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 theory and applications, this text provides more than 200 illustrations and includes practical problems with worked solutions at the end of each chapter. • Presents theory, solutions, and useful visual illustrations of offshore structures • Illustrates holistic behavior of offshore structure components • Provides current analytical background in force modeling for wind, wave, current, ice, and seismic forces • Includes sample problems

• Updates and reorganizes the material to comply with Eurocode 3

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• Illustrates the techniques with practical examples

Offshore Operations and Structural Development. Components of a Typical Offshore Structure. Ocean Environment – Wind, Wave, Current, Tides, Ice and Seismic Effects. Seabed Mechanics. Materials and Their Behavior in the Ocean Environment. Environmental Forces on Offshore Structures. Fundamental Considerations for Offshore Structures. Analysis of Framed Steel Offshore Structures. Gravity Concrete Structures Analysis. Compliant Structural Analysis. Semi-submersibles and Station-keeping. Submerged and Structure Analysis. Offshore Pipeline Analysis. Manmade Offshore Islands and Analysis. Higher Aspects of Offshore Structural Analysis.

• Includes exercises in each chapter Figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction. Limit State Design. Materials. Beams. Plate Girders. Tension Members. Compression Members. Trusses and Bracing. Portal Frames. Connections. Workshop Steelwork Design Example. Steelwork Detailing. Design of Composite Structures. Catalog no. Y136727, September 2013, 378 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-53191-7, $59.95 / £34.99


Catalog no. 68822, June 2013, 684 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6882-5, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Structural Engineering Worked Examples for the Design of Concrete Structures to Eurocode 2 Tony Threlfall Consulting Engineer, UK

“This publication covers the design and detailing of common structural concrete elements and structures to Eurocode 2. Its contents are detailed, thorough and helpful. Readers are led through the design process with clear commentary, references and in some instances, the author’s opinions. It is a welcome addition to Eurocode 2 resources. ... The contents cover the topics that designers will come across in day to day structural concrete design. They therefore cover those subjects that will be of most interest to those unfamiliar to Eurocode.” —Charles Goodchild, The Concrete Centre, Gillingham House, England

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 referring 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. The comprehensive treatment of the variety of structures in the new code makes this a unique and invaluable work.

Mechanics of Materials Clarence W. de Silva University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

“I like the presentation style that each part starts with a concise itemized objective statement; then the basic knowledge is presented with both figures and concise descriptions and equations; after that, examples with learning objectives are given; finally a concise summary sheet is given. The selection of topics is very good.” —Simon X. Yang, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This book incorporates the fundamentals into analytical methods, modeling approaches, numerical methods, experimental procedures, and design techniques throughout. Concepts, approaches, and tools are demonstrated through a large number of examples and case studies. It is an outgrowth of the author's experience in teaching courses in mechanics of materials, statics, dynamics, modeling, vibration, instrumentation, testing, design, and control. The practical considerations, design issues, engineering techniques, and applications, and the simplified snapshot-style presentation of advanced theory and concepts, make this a useful reference for professionals as well. • Takes a concise approach that focuses on essential topics in mechanics of materials • Emphasizes the modeling, analysis, and design of problems in engineering mechanics

• Provides detailed calculations, reinforcement drawings, and commentaries on bar arrangements throughout

• Connects mechanics concepts to applications and the design and evaluation process of engineering systems

• Includes alternative forms of construction for superstructure and foundations

• Integrates numerical and computer methods thoroughly

• Includes more than 237 illustrations and numerous tables

• Includes ancillary materials for instructors

• Explains analysis methods and design procedures fully, with reference to the appropriate standards

A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

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Eurocodes and design actions. Design of members. Example 1 Multi-storey building. Example 2 Foundations to multi-storey building. Example 3 Free-standing earth-retaining wall. Example 4 Underground service reservoir. Example 5 Open-top rectangular tank. Example 6 Open-top cylindrical tank. Appendices.

Mechanics of Materials. Statics: A Review. Stress. Strain. Measurement of Strain. Mechanical Properties of Materials. Stress–Strain Testing. Material Types and Behavior. Axial Loading. Stress Concentrations. Torsion in Shafts. Bending in Beams. Statically Indeterminate Members. Composite Members. Stress and Strain Transformations. Mohr’s Circle. Three-Dimensional State of Stress. Thin-Walled Pressure Vessels. Thermal Effects. Theories of Failure. Appendices. Index.

Catalog no. RU54460, June 2013, 260 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-46819-0, $69.95 / £35.00

Catalog no. K13581, August 2013, 466 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7736-4, $109.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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Structural Engineering Bridge Engineering Handbook

Bridge Engineering Handbook

Second Edition Fundamentals

Second Edition Substructure Design

Edited by

Edited by

Wai-Fah Chen

Wai-Fah Chen

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA

Lian Duan

Lian Duan

California Department of Transportation, Sacramento, USA

California Department of Transportation, Sacramento, USA

The second edition of the bestselling Bridge Engineering Handbook covers virtually all the information an engineer would need 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. Special attention is given to rehabilitation, retrofit, and maintenance, and coverage includes seismic design, building materials, and more. Extensively updated and featuring several new chapters, this volume, Fundamentals, covers aesthetics, planning, design specifications, structural modeling, fatigue and fracture, and much more.

The second edition of the bestselling Bridge Engineering Handbook covers virtually all the information an engineer would need 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. Special attention is given to rehabilitation, retrofit, and maintenance. Extensively updated and featuring new chapters, this volume, Substructure Design, covers bearings, piers and columns, towers, bridge scour design, foundations, geotechnical considerations, and much more.

• 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.

• Covers substructure design, including bearings, towers, abutments, foundations, and more • 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 bridge scour design and protection and landslide design considerations

Selected Contents: Bearings. Piers and Columns. Towers. Vessel Collision Analysis and Design. Bridge Scour Design and Protection. Landslide Design Consideration. Abutments and Retaining Structures. Geotechnical Considerations. Shallow Foundations. Deep Foundations. Soil-Structure-Foundation Interaction. Catalog no. K12395, January 2014, 384 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5219-4, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K12391, November 2013, 584 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5207-1, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook


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Structural Engineering FRP Deck and Steel Girder Bridge Systems Analysis and Design Julio F. Davalos The City College of New York – CUNY, USA

Forensic Engineering Damage Assessments for Residential and Commercial Structures Edited by

An Chen Pizhong Qiao

Stephen E. Petty

Washington State University, Pullman, 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 weighed against one another. The various materials used in commercial and residential construction are examined with regard to their durability in the face of environmental forces.

Series: Composite Materials

This book presents the analysis and design of fiberreinforced polymer (FRP) bridge decks, which have been increasingly implemented in rehabilitation projects and new construction due to their reduced weight, lower maintenance costs, and enhanced durability. It compiles the necessary information, based primarily on research by the authors, to facilitate the development of standards and guidelines for using FRP decks in bridge designs. The book combines analytical models, numerical analyses, and experimental investigations, which can be applied to various design formulations. It also, for the first time, offers a complete set of design guidelines. • Focuses on fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) bridge decks, supplying comprehensive analysis and design methods • Discusses the advantages of using FRPs, including reduced weight and maintenance costs and enhanced durability • Combines analytical and practical features to make the text useful for both design engineers and researchers • Proposes a complete set of design guidelines— the first time for the use of FRP bridge decks • Presents many new or improved theories including, skin effects, buckling behavior, and homogenization theory to predict stiffness • Provides design examples, illustrating the use of the proposed design guidelines

Selected Contents: Introduction. FRP Deck: Stiffness Evaluation. FRP Deck: Strength Evaluation. Mechanical Shear Connector for FRP Decks. FRP Deck–Steel Girder Bridge System. Design Guidelines for FRP Deck–Steel Girder Bridge Systems. A Systematic Analysis and Design Approach for Single-Span FRP Deck-Stringer Bridges. Catalog no. K13604, March 2013, 351 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7761-6, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

EES Group, Inc., Dublin, Ohio, USA

Catalog no. K14357, January 2013, 806 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9972-4, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

Simplified LRFD Bridge Design Edited by

Jai B. Kim Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Robert H. Kim BKLB Structural Consultants, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Jonathan R. Eberle Helping readers prepare for the civil and structural PE exam, this book presents numerous design examples that serve as a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to basic bridge design using the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, Fifth Edition. It offers a simplified explanation of load resistance factor design (LRFD) method-based bridge design principles and lists the AASHTO reference section numbers alongside formulas and where topics are introduced, to refer the reader to the primary source material. This is a valuable reference for civil engineering students as well as for practicing engineers. Catalog no. K16288, April 2013, 358 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6651-4, $119.95 / £76.99

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Structural Engineering Introduction to Finite Element Analysis Using MATLAB® and Abaqus

Fire Safety Engineering Design of Structures Third Edition

Amar Khennane

John A. Purkiss Long-yuan Li

University of New South Wales, Canberra, Australia

University of Plymouth, UK

This third edition covers design concerns and philosophies, touches on regulatory control, the behavior of natural fires through to the properties of various engineering materials at elevated temperatures. Focusing on the fire sections of the Eurocodes, the book provides detailed design advice, together with the background for the main structural materials such as concrete, steel, composite steelconcrete, timber, masonry and aluminium. This third edition has significant updates of materials properties, calculations, and less ‘standard’ materials such as concrete filled tubes, masonry, plastics, and glass.

This book introduces the theory of the finite element method using a balanced approach between its mathematical formulations and programming implementation. The computer implementation is carried out using MATLAB, while the practical applications are carried out in both MATLAB and Abaqus. All of the key steps are presented in great detail. MATLAB will allow the reader to focus on the finite element method by alleviating the programming burden. Detailed step-by-step procedures for solving sample problems with Abaqus interactive and keyword editions are provided at the end of each chapter.

Catalog no. K19092, November 2013, 462 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-8547-8, $159.95 / £100.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K16894, June 2013, 487 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-8020-6, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Steel Bridges

Concrete and Steel Construction

Conceptual and Structural Design of Steel and SteelConcrete Composite Bridges Jean-Paul Lebet Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

Manfred A. Hirt EPFL, Switzerland

This English translation of the successful French edition presents the conception and design of steel and steel-concrete composite bridges, from simple beam bridges to cable supported structures. The book focuses primarily on road bridges, emphasizing the basis of their conception and the fundamentals that must be considered to assure structural safety and serviceability, as well as highlighting the necessary design checks. The principles are extended in later chapters to railway bridges as well as bridges for pedestrians and cyclists. Particular attention is paid to consideration of the dynamic performance.

Quality Control and Assurance Mohamed A. El-Reedy Engineering Consultant oil & gas industry), Giza, Egypt

This handbook covers the total quality management based on ISO 9001 for steel and concrete structures. It presents total quality management in detail, from receipt of materials through final completion of the construction. It also illustrates non-destructive testing of concrete and the non-destructive test for welding. The book presents and compares all quality control methods for both concrete and steel construction projects and covers AISC, ACI, BS, and AWS codes. Catalog no. K16818, December 2013, 360 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7794-7, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. N10717, June 2013, 600 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7296-6, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook


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Structural Engineering Seismic Design of Steel Structures Victor Gioncu Politehnica University, Timisoara, Romania

Federico Mazzolani Department of Structural Engineering, University of Naples 'Federico II', Italy

Observation and research into the performance of steel structures during recent large earthquakes, such as those in Mexico City, Loma Prieta, Northridge, and Kobe, has produced some very interesting results; not least in emphasizing differences in the seismic effects of near-source and farsource earthquakes. This book presents a critical review of the huge amount of technical information generated from these observations. The authors consider all types of steel structures, and present a new philosophy for their effective and safe design. Catalog no. RT42630, December 2013, 519 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-24263-9, $180.00 / £90.00 Also available as an eBook

Structural Vibration Exact Solutions for Strings, Membranes, Beams, and Plates C.Y. Wang Michigan State University, ast Lansing, USA

C.M. Wang National University of Singapore, Singapore

This book is a comprehensive survey on multiple exact vibration solutions. It serves as a benchmark for other approximate methods used by industry professionals, researchers, and academics working in structural and mechanical engineering. Specifically, it provides basic governing equations of motion and boundary conditions, as well as exact solutions for the vibration of beams, plates, membranes, and strings. It examines the exact functions for a large range of differential equations, providing a rich source of practical problems when teaching differential equations to engineering science students.

FRPStrengthened Metallic Structures Xiao-Ling Zhao Monash University, Australia

This book covers the behavior and design of fibre-reinforced polymer strengthened metallic structures based on existing international research. It outlines the applications, existing design guidance, and the special characteristics of FRP composites within the context of their use in the strengthening of metallic structures. It addresses the bond behavior between FRP and metal, and the strengthening of members, and then looks at bending, compression and concentrated forces, and the improvement of fatigue performance. It serves as a resource for engineers, researchers, and graduate students. Catalog no. RU53116, September 2013, 289 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-46821-3, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

Structural Mechanics Fundamentals Alberto Carpinteri Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Offering a complete and uniform treatment of the most fundamental and essential topics in structural mechanics, this book presents a traditional subject in an updated and modernized way. It merges classical topics with ones that have taken shape more recently, such as duality. The book covers the mechanics of linear elastic solids, the theory of beam systems, and the phenomena of structural failure. A text for senior undergraduate and graduate students in structural engineering and architecture, it is also a valuable reference for practicing engineers and researchers. Catalog no. Y108407, September 2013, 512 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-58032-8, $70.00 / £39.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K16753, August 2013, 307 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7684-1, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Structural Engineering Design of Liquid Retaining Concrete Structures Third Edition John P. Forth University of Leeds, UK

Environmental Degradation of Advanced and Traditional Engineering Materials Edited by

Andrew J. Martin COWI A/S, Denmark

This third edition of a bestseller provides clarifies the theoretical guidance given in the new suite of Eurocodes. The book qualifies the extensive set of guides in terms of the design of these structures and provides a clear path through the process. It still discusses structural elements individually so that expertise can be applied to any situation. The modifications, such as changes to surface zones, the critical steel ratio, the maximum crack spacing (flexural and imposed strain) and edge restraint, that have been introduced into the Eurocodes are highlighted and discussed in detail. Catalog no. N10819, November 2013, 224 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-8819-6, $119.95

Corrosion and Materials in the Oil and Gas Industries

Lloyd H. Hihara, Ralph P.I. Adler, and Ronald M. Latanision From metals and polymers to ceramics, natural materials, and composites, this book covers the environmental impacts on a broad range of materials used for the engineering of infrastructure, buildings, machines, and components—all of which experience some form of degradation. The text discusses fundamental degradation processes and presents examples of degradation under various environmental conditions. It gives the fundamental principles for each class of material, followed by detailed characteristics of degradation for specific alloys of compositions, guidelines on how to protect against degradation, and a description of testing procedures. Catalog no. K11017, October 2013, 719 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1926-5, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Smart Composites

Edited by

Mechanics and Design

Reza Javaherdashti

Edited by

Qatar University, Doha

Chikezie Nwaoha The Petroleum and Petrochemical College, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Rani El-Hajjar, Valeria La Saponara, and Anastasia Muliana

This book offers guidance to help you tackle corrosion issues in the oil and gas industries. Engineers, scientists, and business managers from around the world explain the chemical causes of corrosion and describe strategies for preventing, monitoring, and mitigating corrosion. They also discuss corrosion hazards and risk, and highlight the need for companies to maintain their infrastructure to remain competitive. Combining theory with practical, state-of-the-art strategies and examples, this is an invaluable reference for anyone involved in corrosion management and materials selection.

This textbook presents the current progress in mechanics and design of smart composites and multifunctional structures. The first part of this book discusses characterization of properties, analyses, and design of various advanced composite materials, including sandwich and laminated composite actuators, as well as several techniques and challenges in manufacturing smart composites and characterizing their coupled mechanical and nonmechanical properties. This part also includes analyses of composite structures at various length and time scales undergoing coupled mechanical and nonmechanical stimuli. Other important response characteristics in composite systems such as nonlinear elastic, viscoelastic (and/or viscoplastic), fatigue, fracture, and damage behavior are discussed.

Catalog no. K15410, April 2013, 721 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5624-9, $199.95 / £127.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K14259, December 2013, 432 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9591-7, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

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Structural Engineering 21st Century Security and CPTED

Damage to Concrete Structures

Designing for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Crime Prevention, Second Edition

Geert De Schutter

Randall I. Atlas Atlas Safety and Security Design, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Based on the tenets of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), the updated edition of this popular reference blends new design elements with the latest best-practice security measures. Illustrated with hundreds of photographs and line drawings, the text emphasizes consideration of security aspects throughout the design process, including how to take stock of open spaces, avoid blind corners, and use landscaping to create secure spaces. The author updates these classic principles to include the latest design capabilities given new security and building construction technologies. This edition includes new chapters on security and sustainability. Catalog no. K13768, June 2013, 954 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8021-0, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

Ghent University, Belgium

This book summarizes the state-of-the-art information on the degradation of concrete structures, and gives a clear and comprehensive overview of what can go wrong. Written as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students, the knowledge is presented in an easy-tounderstand, pedagogical way. The book describes the different causes of damage to concrete, including inappropriate design, errors during execution, mechanisms occurring during hardening of concrete, and actions or degradation mechanisms during service life (hardened concrete). The degradation mechanisms are illustrated with numerous real-world examples and many drawings and photographs taken 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

Structural Analysis of Regular MultiStorey Buildings

Reinforced Concrete Structural Reliability

Karoly A. Zalka

Mohamed Abdallah El-Reedy, Ph.D

Visiting Professor, Hungary

This guide deals with two categories of multi-storey structures, namely individual bracing units and of whole 3D structures. It 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 3-dimensional 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. Catalog no. Y111194, July 2012, 284 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-59573-5, $130.00 / £80.00 Also available as an eBook

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

Written for professionals and students, 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. Furthermore, this reference offers modeling techniques for loads in a probabilistic manner. The author also presents ACI, British Standard, Limit State Design, and European codes based on the reliability theory for reinforced concrete structures. Catalog no. K13308, December 2012, 376 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7203-1, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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

A comprehensive design reference, this book guides engineers to visualize, conceptualize, and realize structural systems for tall buildings that are elegant and economical. Integrating the design of steel and composite buildings in one volume, it addresses wind and earthquake engineering, code provisions, and detailing techniques to make structures as earthquake-resistant as possible. Forty case studies highlight aspects of conceptualization that are vital in the design of tall and ultra-tall buildings. The author demonstrates how to use imperfect information, basic strength of material concepts, and conceptual thinking to estimate the answers to larger and more complex structural design problems. Catalog no. K12319, October 2011, 690 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5089-3, $167.95 / £107.00 Also available as an eBook

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


Reliability of Structures Second Edition Andrzej S. Nowak University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Kevin R. Collins University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College, Ohio, USA

This book enables students and practicing engineers to appreciate how to value and handle reliability as an important dimension of structural design. It discusses the concepts of limit states and limit state functions, and presents methodologies for calculating reliability indices and calibrating partial safety factors. It also supplies information on the probability distributions and parameters used to characterize both applied loads and member resistances. This revised and extended second edition contains expanded discussions of U.S. and international codes and Monte Carlo simulation, as well as more examples. Catalog no. Y119676, December 2012, 407 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-67575-8, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

Reinforced Concrete Design of Tall Buildings Bungale S. Taranath DeSimone Consulting Engineers, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Written by a premier designer of tall and ultra-tall buildings, this work explains fundamental principles and state-of-the-art technologies for building vertical RC structures as sound as they are eloquent. It bridges the gap between intuition and experience and computer skills and analytical techniques, and is written to the latest U.S. building codes, including ASCE/SEI 7-05, IBC-06/09, ACI 318-05/08, and ASCE/SEI 41-06. The book covers lateral loading, seismic vulnerability and retrofit design, and performance based design-trends, and is illustrated by dozens of case studies throughout the world, many concerning buildings designed by the author. Catalog no. K10266, December 2009, 989 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0480-3, $184.95 / £118.00 Also available as an eBook

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Structural Engineering Cut-and-Cover Metro Structures

Infrastructure Health in Civil Engineering

Geo-Structural Design: An Integrated Approach

Applications and Management

Krishan Kaul

Weidlinger Associates Inc., New York, USA

Retired Civil Engineer, UK

Designing and constructing any cut-and-cover structure involves both geotechnical and structural engineering principles. 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. Catalog no. RU53219, April 2010, 704 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-46907-4, $219.95 / £140.00

Mohammed M. Ettouney Sreenivas Alampalli NYSDOT, Albany, New York, USA

Taking appropriate timely actions requires good understanding of the infrastructure — its current and expected condition in the future. This book addresses practical applications, including retrofitting and rehabilitation due to earthquake damage, corrosion, and fatigue. It covers management and maintenance of different types of structures using prestressed and reinforced concrete, and fiber reinforced polymers (FRPs). It also examines the use of sensors in damage detection and load testing. The authors also stress the importance of integrating decision making or cost benefit ideas into all tasks to the success of a project. Catalog no. K12970, September 2011, 696 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6653-5, $179.95 / £115.00 Also available as an eBook

Infrastructure Health in Civil Engineering

Infrastructure Health in Civil Engineering

Two-Volume Set

Theory and Components

Mohammed M. Ettouney Weidlinger Associates Inc., New York, USA

Sreenivas Alampalli NYSDOT, Albany, New York, USA

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 state-of-the-art practice as well as future directions, this text also features numerous practical case studies and covers the latest techniques in sensing and sensor utilization. Catalog no. K12971, September 2011, 1320 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6655-9, $319.95 / £204.00 Also available as an eBook

Mohammed M. Ettouney Weidlinger Associates Inc., New York, USA

Sreenivas Alampalli NYSDOT, Albany, New York, USA

Understanding engineering structural health is vital for making informative decisions in maintaining and renewing infrastructure to meet increasing demands. The two volumes of Infrastructure Health in Civil Engineering discuss 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. It also discusses the theoretical and practical issues involved for each aspect. Emphasizing state-ofthe-art practice as well as future directions, this text also features numerous practical case studies and covers the latest techniques in sensing and sensor utilization. Catalog no. 2040, September 2011, 624 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-2040-8, $179.95 / £115.00 Also available as an eBook

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Structural Engineering Introduction to Structural Analysis

Failures in Concrete Structures

Displacement and Force Methods

Case Studies in Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete

S.T. Mau California State University, Northridge, USA

Robin Whittle

This indispensable textbook is designed to bridge the gap between engineering practice and education. Acknowledging the fact that virtually all computer structural analysis programs are based on the matrix displacement method of analysis, the author begins with the displacement method and then introduces the force method of analysis. The book also shows how these methods are applied, particularly to trusses and to beams and rigid frames. Other topics covered include influence lines, non-prismatic members, composite structures, secondary stress analysis, and the limits of linear and static structural analysis.

This book presents a selection of the author’s firsthand experience with incidents related to reinforced and prestressed concrete structures, helping readers gain an understanding of errors that can occur in order to avoid making them. He includes mistakes discovered at the design stage, ones that led to failures, and some that involved partial structure collapse—all of which required remedial action to ensure safety. The book focuses on specific incidents that occurred at various points in the construction process, including mistakes related to structural misunderstanding, extrapolation of codes of practice, and poor construction.

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

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

Arup Ltd., UK

PerformanceBased Fire Engineering of Structures

Manual for Detailing Reinforced Concrete Structures to EC2

Yong Wang University of Manchester, UK

Ian Burgess University of Sheffield, UK

František Wald Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic

Martin Gillie University of Edinburgh, UK

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


José Calavera INTEMAC, Spain

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. These have been carefully selected to cover relevant elements used in practice. Each element is presented with a whole page annotated model along with commentary and recommendations for the element concerned, as well as a summary of the appropriate Eurocode legislation with reference to further standards and literature. The book comes with a CD-ROM containing AutoCad files of all of the models, which can be directly developed and adapted for specific designs. Catalog no. Y116876, November 2011, 528 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66348-9, $139.95 / £89.00

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

The Eurocodes have necessitated a new approach to the design of prestressed concrete structures and 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. Catalog no. RU46498, June 2011, 616 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-43911-4, $199.95 / £127.00

Advanced Materials and Techniques for Reinforced Concrete Structures Mohamed El-Reedy 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 up-to-date 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, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook

Construction Management and Design of Industrial Concrete and Steel Structures Mohamed A. El-Reedy Engineering Consultant (oil & gas industry), Giza, Egypt

A worldwide boom in the use of reinforced concrete structures for industrial projects has resulted in a wealth of new research leading to improved quality and lowered costs. Drawing on the best practices currently employed, this resource provides design and structural engineers with complete coverage of all the latest in 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, $152.95 / £97.00 Also available as an eBook

Principles of Structural Design Wood, Steel, and Concrete 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, $129.95 / £83.00 Also available as an eBook

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Structural Engineering Concrete Structures Stresses and Deformations: Analysis and Design for Sustainability, Fourth Edition A. Ghali and M. Elbadry University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

R. Favre Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland

This fourth edition emphasizes on design for serviceability. It has been comprehensively updated and includes two chapters on the corrosion of reinforcement and its effects and on the analysis and design for fatigue. It also includes 65 solved examples and more than 45 instructive problems with solutions given at the end of the book. 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, $174.95 / £111.00

Analytical Estimates of Structural Behavior Clive L. Dym and Harry E. Williams Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California, USA

Presenting a unified approach to analysis tools, this book examines the integrated use of modeling and estimating in the analysis of structures. It 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. The text examines principles and techniques of mathematical modeling, including dimensional analysis, scaling, linearity, and balance and conservation laws. It also reviews basic structural models, discusses beam theory, the use of intuition, behavior of arches, modeling of tall buildings, and the use of Rayleigh quotients and Castigliano theorems. Catalog no. K13250, February 2012, 223 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7089-1, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Mechanics of Solids and Structures

Dynamics of Structures

Second Edition

Jagmohan L. Humar

Third Edition

Roger T. Fenner

Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Imperial College London, UK

J.N. Reddy Texas A&M University, College Station, USA Series: Computational Mechanics and Applied Analysis

A revision of a popular textbook, this volume emphasizes the development of analysis techniques from basic principles for a broad range of practical problems, including simple structures, pressure vessels, beams, and shafts. The book integrates numerical and computer techniques with programs for carrying out analyses, facilitating design, and solving the problems found at the end of each chapter. It also presents the underlying theory and traditional manual solution methods along with these techniques. This second edition covers relationships between stress and strain, torsion, statically determinate systems, instability of struts and columns, and compatibility equations. Catalog no. K12712, June 2012, 705 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5814-1, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook


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, this book includes workable examples and exercises in each chapter. Topics covered include the formulation of the equations of motion using the principles of vector mechanics and analytical mechanics, free vibration response, and determination of frequencies and mode shapes. The book also addresses forced vibration response to harmonic and general forcing functions, numerical integration of the equations of motion, frequency domain analysis, analysis of continuous systems, and wave propagation analysis. 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 Engineering Structural Damping Applications in Seismic Response Modification Zach Liang, George C. Lee, Gary F. Dargush, and Jianwei Song Series: Advances in Earthquake Engineering

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. It helps engineers select the most effective type of damper and determine the amount and configuration of damping under given working conditions.

Structural Health Monitoring of Long-Span Suspension Bridges You-Lin Xu and Yong Xia Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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 outlining the advanced technologies for achieving effective long-term monitoring. Catalog no. Y111500, August 2011, 392 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-59793-7, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K10811, November 2011, 581 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1582-3, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Steel Structures Analysis and Design for Vibrations and Earthquakes Karuna Moy Ghosh Kaiser Engineers, Inc., UK

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

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

Yan Chen Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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. Y104057, August 2011, 168 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-55489-3, $139.95 / £89.00

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Structural Engineering Understanding Structural Engineering From Theory to Practice

Lighting Redesign for Existing Buildings Craig DiLouie

Wai-Fah Chen University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA

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

From science to engineering and from theory to practice, this volume illustrates different technological breakthroughs, traced back to their origin and placed into perspective. First, the text presents the fundamental laws of mechanics, the theory of elasticity, and the development of the generalized stress-generalized strain concept. Next, it details the era of plasticity. The finite element method comes as an offspring of the generalized stress-generalized strain concept. Finally, the authors explore the era of computer simulation to offer a glimpse into the future.

In this text, 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

Catalog no. K11335, May 2011, 271 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2710-9, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

Moving Loads– Dynamic Analysis and Identification Techniques Siu-Seong Law Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

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

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.

This book 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.

Catalog no. K11537, February 2011, 332 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-87877-7, $157.95 / £101.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K00104, February 2011, 538 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-49247-8, $157.95 / £101.00 Also available as an eBook

Xin-Qun Zhu University of Western Sydney, Australia


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Structural Engineering Structural Optimization Dynamic and Seismic Applications Franklin Y. Cheng Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, 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. Structural optimization is based on rigorous mathematical formulation and requires computation algorithms for sizing structural elements and synthesizing systems. A thoroughly-written and practical book on the topic, this volume comprehensively presents current optimization strategies. Illustrated with sufficient 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.

Design of Modern Steel Railway Bridges John F. Unsworth Canadian Pacific Railway, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

This book concentrates on the modern 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 will also be useful in the maintenance and rehabilitation of existing steel railway bridges. The author provides introductory and general information and then examines topics including load development, structural analysis, and the detailed design of modern steel railway bridge superstructures. A practical reference for experienced bridge engineers and researchers, this book is also a learning tool for students and engineers new to the field. Catalog no. 82175, March 2010, 453 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8217-3, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. RU43753, June 2010, 728 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-42370-0, $167.95 / £107.00

Fatigue Life of Riveted Steel Bridges Björn Åkesson Consulting Engineer, Fagersta, Sweden

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. K11374, April 2010, 170 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-87676-6, $99.95 / £62.99 Also available as an eBook

TimeDependent Behaviour of Concrete Structures Raymond Ian Gilbert University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Gianluca Ranzi University of Sydney, Australia

Serviceability failures of concrete structures involving excessive cracking or deflection are relatively common, even in structures that comply with code requirements. This is often as a result of a failure to adequately account for the time-dependent deformations of concrete in the design of the structure. 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. The calculation procedures are illustrated with worked examples. Catalog no. Y100910, September 2010, 443 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-49384-0, $146.95 / £94.00

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Construction Engineering Quality Tools for Managing Construction Projects Abdul Razzak Rumane Director, Construction Quality Management, Dar Alkuwait Alkhaleejia for Consultation and Training, Kuwait

“I especially appreciate the historical perspective and overview, and would recommend Dr. Rumane’s work as a reference for students and practitioners alike. … I trust Dr. Rumane to bring forth the best thinking and most forward practices within his field.” —Ted Coleman, PhD, CHES, California State University, San Bernardino, USA

Quality tools and techniques are very important in developing a comprehensive project quality management system. Application of tools and techniques in construction projects have a great influence on cost effectiveness, results of construction projects, and achieving successful project performance. This book has been developed to provide significant information about usage and applications of various quality tools and techniques for managing a construction project as it moves through the different phases of the project life cycle. • Provides significant information and guidelines on various types of quality tools used to manage construction projects • Covers a variety of quality tools used for project development, project planning, project monitoring & control, quality management, risk management, procurement/contract management, safety management, quality assessment/measurement, training and development, and customer satisfaction • Defines total quality as applied to construction projects during the different phases of the construction project life cycle and at different stages of each phase • Includes examples of detailed application of quality tools during project inception, concept design, schematic design, design development, construction documents, bidding and tendering, construction, and testing and handover • Discusses quality in construction projects, and application of Six Sigma tools in construction projects

Pavement Engineering Principles and Practice, Second Edition Rajib B. Mallick and Tahar El-Korchi Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts, USA

This book covers a wide range of topics in asphalt and concrete pavements, from soil preparation and structural design to life-cycle costing and economic analysis. This new edition includes updates in all chapters and two new chapters on emerging topics that are becoming universally important: Sustainable Pavement Engineering and Environmental Mitigation in Transportation Projects. It also contains new examples and new figures with more informative schematics as well as helpful photographs. This new edition discusses the relevant issues and recently developed techniques and guidelines for the practical problems that engineers regularly encounter. • Presents new information on sustainable pavements—materials, construction practices, and maintenance • Provides new coverage of environmental mitigation for transportation projects, including impact assessment, alternatives analysis, and enforcement • Includes numerous new photographs and schematics to further enhance students’ understanding of different topics • Contains links to online resources, wherever applicable, so students can build their own library for each topic A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

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Overview of Quality in Construction Projects. Quality Tools. Applications of Quality Tools in Construction Projects. Appendices. Index.

Introduction and Description of Pavements. Principles of Mix and Structural Design and Construction of Asphalt Pavement. Principles of Structural Design, Mix Design, and Construction of Concrete Pavements. Standards. Traffic. Drainage. Soil. Aggregates for Asphalt and Concrete Mixes. Asphalt and Emulsions. Concrete Fundamentals for Rigid Pavements. Distress and Performance. Consideration of Major Distress Mechanisms and Material Characterization for Asphalt Pavements. Distress Models and Material Characterization for Concrete Pavements. Mix and Structural Design of Asphalt Mix Layers. Mix Design and Structural Design for Concrete Pavements...and more

Catalog no. K15202, April 2013, 413 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5214-2, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K13237, March 2013, 694 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7035-8, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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Construction Engineering Advanced Polymer Concretes and Compounds Oleg Figovsky Polymate Ltd-International Nanotechnology Research Center, Migdal HaEmek, Israel

Dimitry Beilin Polymer concretes appear to offer many possibilities for producing new building materials with desired properties. This text explores the present state of the field, including applications, characteristics, durability, and environmental impact associated with polymer concretes. It focuses on two new polymers, namely rubber concrete based on polybutadiene binder (RubCon) and silicate polymer concrete based on organo-silicate binder (OSPC). It examines their physical, mechanical, and technological properties, their behavior upon exposure to harsh environmental factors, and the issues of durability and reliability.

Surface and Underground Excavations Second Edition Methods, Techniques and Equipment Ratan Raj Tatiya Consultant – Need-Based Solutions, Jodhpur, India

This comprehensive text explores the technologies and developments in excavations for any type of surface or underground excavation. Chapters cover various unit operations as well as excavation techniques. Different aspects of design, planning, and analysis as well as the construction of excavations are discussed in this wholly revised, expanded second edition. Catalog no. K14853, May 2013, 904 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-62119-9, $139.95 / £89.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K20459, December 2013, c. 272 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-9032-8, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

The Deep Mixing Method Masaki Kitazume Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Masaaki Terashi Geotechnical Consultant, Tokyo, Japan

The book presents a State of the Art on the Deep Mixing methods that covers recent technologies, research activities and know-how in machinery, design, construction technology and quality control and assurance. The Deep Mixing Method is a useful reference tool for engineers and researchers involved in DMM technology everywhere, regardless of local soil conditions and variation applications. Catalog no. K16830, February 2013, 436 pp. ISBN: 978-1-138-00005-6, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Construction Program Management Joseph Delaney President and General Manager, CMS Delany Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

Although the construction industry is one of the largest enterprises in the United States, widely accepted management principles, such as those contained in PMI®’s Standard for Program Management are still not widely implemented. This book explores how an improved understanding of these principles could boost construction program success rates. It outlines a process-based approach to construction program management that leverages structure to bring order to what can otherwise feel like an overwhelming challenge. The book includes case studies that illustrate the proper implementation of the steps outlined in the book. Catalog no. K16673, July 2013, 199 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7504-2, $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook

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Construction Engineering Curing Concrete

Plane and Geodetic Surveying

Peter C. Taylor National Concrete Pavement Technology Center, Iowa State University, Ames, USA

Second Edition Aylmer Johnson University of Cambridge, UK

This book blends theory and practice, conventional techniques and satellite-based methods. Detailed guidance is given on how and when the principal surveying instruments (total stations, levels, and navigational satellite receivers) should be used. Concepts and formulae needed to convert instrument readings into useful and reliable results are fully and clearly explained. Rigorous explanations of the theoretical background to surveying are given, while at the same time a wealth of useful advice about conducting a survey in practice is provided. An accompanying least-squares adjustment program is also available for free download. Figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Curing is often low on the list of priorities on the construction site, but it can improve the hydration and performance of concrete, while reducing the risk of cracking. This book explains why curing is important and shows you how to do it more effectively. The author covers the fundamentals behind hydration, how curing affects the properties of concrete, what technologies and techniques you can use, and how to specify and measure curing in a construction project. The book also includes examples of curing in actual structures. Catalog no. Y104977, September 2013, 215 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-77952-4, $130.00 / £80.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K20413, December 2013, 265 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-8955-1, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

Concrete and Sustainability Per Jahren P.J. Consult, Norway

Tongbo Sui Sinoma Research Institute, Beijing, China

Second Edition

Concrete is the second most common commodity in the world, and by far the most common building material. This book demonstrates the importance of sustainable thinking, examines the range of challenges facing the concrete engineer, and outlines how they can be addressed. It balances resource availability, technical viability, economical feasibility, environmental sustainability, and social responsibility. It presents a holistic view of the environmental challenges and conveys the complexity of the topic while giving examples of good practice in various aspects from around the world. Catalog no. K20565, July 2013, 462 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-9249-0, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook


Cathodic Protection of Steel in Concrete and Masonry Edited by

Paul M. Chess Consultant, UK

John P. Broomfield Written for a professional audience, this state-of-theart reference book is essential reading for the professional engineer or skilled person working in the refurbishment of concrete or masonry structures, or those seeking to produce more durable reinforced concrete structures. This new edition builds on the success of the previous version by including more detail on the design factors involved in cathodic protection. It also reviews the new international standard EN ISO12696, research and product development, and a diverse range of installations that have been successfully completed. Catalog no. RU46949, October 2013, 259 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-39503-8, $180.00 / £90.00 Also available as an eBook

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Construction Engineering Concrete Mix Design, Quality Control and Specification Fourth Edition Ken Day

SelfConsolidating Concrete Applying what we know Joseph A. Daczko

Consultant, Australia


James Aldred

Self-consolidating, or self-compacting, concrete (SCC) uses mixture proportioning techniques and admixture technology to create a concrete mixture with increased fluidity, thereby avoiding the need for mechanical consolidation/vibration. SCC mixtures with various performance levels can be produced in the laboratory, but the know-how is sometimes lacking to do this on site. This book presents a foundation for consistently producing and applying SCC in a daily production environment. It links science with practical application and will be useful for both new practitioners and those already using SCC. The author uses stories and case studies throughout as examples of specific types of applications.

AECOM, Sydney, Australia

Barry Hudson Practising Engineer, Belgium

This new edition provides comprehensive, readily understandable assistance to concrete producers in the design and control of their product. It shows how to apply the principles with or without elaborate systems and achieve competitive mix designs and close quality control without either excessive expenditure or extensive theoretical study. Catalog no. Y133631, October 2013, 334 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-50499-7, $199.95 / £125.00 Also available as an eBook

The Sustainable Use of Concrete Koji Sakai Kagawa University, Japan

Takafumi Noguchi

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

Sustainability of Concrete Pierre-Claude Aïtcin Sherbrooke University, Canada

University of Tokyo, Japan

Sidney Mindess

This book provides guidance on accomplishing sustainable concrete construction. It examines the meaning of sustainability, looks at environmental, social and cultural, and economic aspects, considers an evaluation system of sustainability, including various tools and ISO standards, and explores technologies for sustainability, with case studies.

University of British Columbia, Canada

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

Series: Modern Concrete Technology

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, $209.95 / £134.00

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Construction Engineering Resistance of Concrete to Chloride Ingress Testing and Modelling

Jayant D. Bapat

Tang Luping

University of Pune, India

Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Lars-Olof Nilsson Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden

P A Muhammed Basheer Queen's University Belfast, UK

This text 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 inter-laboratory comparison tests, are outlined and fundamentals of models are explained. Guidelines for the practical use of test methods and models are given, including tests for in situ applications. Catalog no. Y008705, October 2011, 264 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-48614-9, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook

Concrete Fracture

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

Super-HighStrength High Performance Concrete

A Multiscale Approach 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 volume includes various examples of fracture analyses at the micro- and meso-level. It presents models accompanied by reliable experiments and explains how these experiments are performed. It also provides numerous examples of test methods and requirements for evaluating quasi-brittle materials. More importantly, it proposes a new modeling approach based on multiscale interaction potential and examines the related experimental challenges facing research engineers and building professionals. Catalog no. K15331, October 2012, 379 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5470-2, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook


Mineral Admixtures in Cement and Concrete

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 volume brings together the results of a major research project exploring the properties, performance, and potential of super-high-strength high performance (SHSHP) concrete. A systematic study of the different aspects of this essential commodity as well as the future direction of concrete science and technology, this book is a valuable resource for material scientists and engineers engaged in developing better structures. Catalog no. Y134967, September 2012, 276 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-51715-7, $155.00 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Construction Engineering Carbon-Neutral Architectural Design Pablo La Roche

Concrete Repair A Practical Guide Edited by

Michael G. Grantham

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA

Concrete Solutions, and Sandberg LLP, UK

Filling an urgent 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. He also examines how to consider a building’s location through climate analysis and solar geometry and how to achieve thermal comfort with minimum emissions. 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.

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 different 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 an up-to-date guide on the current standards for repair and provides ample references to other sources of information.

Catalog no. K12004, December 2011, 344 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4512-7, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

Green Building with Concrete Sustainable Design and Construction Edited by

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, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. RU46543, April 2011, 328 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-44734-8, $146.95 / £73.99 Also available as an eBook

Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Improvement for Existing Homes An Engineering Approach 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 various efficiency measures. The final chapter offers a series of case studies including examples of weatherized homes. 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 Edited by

Construction Materials Their Nature and Behaviour, Fourth Edition Edited by

Peter Domone

Matthew R. Hall University of Nottingham, UK

A review of advanced 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 advanced materials, design, and technologies on a range of existing and new building types. 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 Richard H. McCuen and Melanie K. Wong University of Maryland, College Park, USA

University College London, UK

John Illston Retired Engineer, UK

The twenty–first century has brought much growth in our understanding of materials’ behavior and in their technology and use. This new edition been expanded to cover recent developments such as the use of glass as a structural material. It also examines the contribution that material selection makes to sustainable construction practice, considering the availability of raw materials, production, recycling and reuse. The new edition maintains the predecessor’s familiar and accessible format, starting with fundamental principles and continuing with a section on each of the major groups of materials, including metals, concrete, ceramics, polymers, fiber composites, bituminous materials, timber, and glass. Catalog no. RU54644, May 2010, 584 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-46516-8, $65.95 / £36.99

Essential Maths for Engineering and Construction How to Avoid Mistakes Mark Breach

Edna Z. Ezzell

Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom (Retired)

Fulton, Maryland, USA

Written for undergraduate civil engineering students as an introduction to the general education outcomes of the ASCE’s Body of Knowledge (BOK), 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 ten to twenty-five discussion questions to aid in reader comprehension.

This book is a concise and friendly guide to avoiding common mistakes in mathematics made by engineering and construction students. It looks at false logic and errors in arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and more. It also provides a primer for the fundamental mathematical skills required for these disciplines. Written in an approachable style, the book includes examples, quiz questions, and cartoons. Catalog no. Y108202, August 2011, 280 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-57927-8, $25.95 / £13.99

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Construction Engineering Rapid Load Testing on Piles Interpretation Guidelines Paul Holscher Henk Brassinga Michael Brown Peter Middendorp Maarten Profittlich Frits A. van Tol A Rapid Load Test (RLT) developed to determine the initial stiffness and bearing capacity, is an economical and practical alternative for a Static Load Test (SLT). However, the application of RLT used to be hampered by uncertainty about the interpretation of the test results. These guidelines attempt to offer clear guidance on the available analysis techniques and their reliability.

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

A unique publication, this set of book and CD-ROM 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 with the user-friendly CD-ROM.

Catalog no. K14100, October 2011, 118 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-69520-6, $115.95 / £73.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K12987, July 2011, 180 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66577-3, $157.95 / £101.00

Mechanics of Fiber and Textile Reinforced Cement Composites

Decorative and Innovative use of Concrete

Barzin Mobasher Arizona State University, Tempe, USA

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.

Graham F. True GFT Materials Consultancy, Dudley, UK

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, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Construction Engineering Quality Management in Construction Projects Abdul Razzak Rumane Director, Construction Quality Management, Dar Alkuwait Alkhaleejia for Consultation and Training, Kuwait

Alkali-Aggregate Reaction and Structural Damage to Concrete Engineering Assessment, Repair and Management Geoffrey E. Blight

Series: Industrial Innovation Series

University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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.

The 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. Methods of repair and rehabilitation and their long-term success are also treated, as well as methods of halting or slowing the progress of AAR. At the same time, the fundamentals of AAR are explained in terms intelligible to the civil and structural engineer who is primarily trained in structural mechanics and design, but who also needs a basic understanding of the AAR process and its effects on concrete.

Catalog no. K11759, November 2010, 464 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3871-6, $99.95 / £62.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K12658, January 2011, 250 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-61353-8, $167.95 / £107.00 Also available as an eBook

Modern Construction

Fire Protection for Commercial Facilities

Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices Lincoln H. Forbes Florida International University, Miami, USA

Syed M. Ahmed Department of Construction Management, East Carolina University, Geenville, North Carolina, USA Series: Industrial Innovation Series

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. The authors focus mainly on lean construction methodologies, such as The Last Planner® System, The Lean Project Delivery System™, and Integrated Project Delivery™. They then present process improvement approaches such as TQM and Six Sigma, demonstrating how these methods can improve projects in a traditional environment.

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, $129.95 / £83.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. 6312X, October 2010, 524 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6312-7, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as an eBook


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Construction Engineering Elements of Industrial Hazards Health, Safety, Environment and Loss Prevention Ratan Raj Tatiya Consultant – Need-Based Solutions, Jodhpur, 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. Catalog no. K12406, December 2010, 426 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-88645-1, $152.95 / £97.00 Also available as an eBook

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

This book gives general information about 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, and 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, pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9655-6, $69.95 / £44.99 Also available as an eBook

Heavy Construction Third Edition, Two Volume Set: Planning, Equipment and Methods Jagman Singh Punjab Technical University, India

In any major heavy construction venture, planning, equipment, and project management play a key role. This two-volume set focuses on 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 clarify the material and place it in context. Catalog no. K10579, June 2009, 1,688 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-54906-6, $319.95 / £204.00

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, $129.95 / £83.00 Also available as an eBook

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General – Civil Engineering The International Handbook of FRP Composites in Civil Engineering Edited by

Understanding the Technical and the Social Edited by

Bill Williams, José Figueiredo, and James Trevelyan

Manoochehr Zoghi California State University, Fresno, USA

Selected Contents: Part I Composites Primer: Introduction. Manufacturing Processes and QA/QC. FRP Composite Constituent Materials. Mechanics of Composite Materials. Overview of Electroactive Polymers. Life Cycle Costs of Composite Materials. Part II All-Composite Structures and Components: Materials and Manufacturing. Analysis of FRP Structural Members. Deck Panels and Girders for Bridge Applications. Connection Design for FRP Structural Members. Examples and Case Studies. Part III Externally Bonded FRP Composite Systems for Rehabilitation: Introduction. Composite Materials Used in Rehabilitation. Flexural and Shear Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Structures. Rehabilitation with NSM FRP Reinforcement. Confinement of Reinforced Concrete Columns. Strengthening of Masonry and Metallic Structures. Externally Bonded FRP Composite and Viscoelastic Materials for Mitigating Vibrations of Floor Systems. Durability. Part IV FRP Composites for Reinforcement of Concrete Structures: Introduction. Material Characteristics. Design Procedures. FRP Prestressed Concrete. Concrete Columns Reinforced Internally with Fiber Reinforced Polymer Bars. Codes and Standards. Specific Durability Issues. Quality Assurance/Quality Control, Maintenance, and Repair. Part V Hybrid FRP Composite Systems: Introduction. Material Characteristics and Fabrication Methods. Construction Considerations of Hybrid Members. Axial Hybrid Members. Flexural and Axial/Flexural Hybrid Members. QA/QC, Maintenance, and Repair of Hybrid Structures. Examples and Case Studies. Part VI Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation: Introduction. Structural Health Monitoring. Nondestructive Evaluation Methods for Composite Materials: General Overview, Visual Inspection, and Microwave Methods. Nondestructive Evaluation Methods for Composite Materials: Infrared Thermography. Nondestructive Evaluation Methods for Composite Materials: Acoustic Methods. Load Testing of Bridge FRP Applications. Smart Composites. Part VII Glossary: Appendix A: List of Books. Appendix B: List of Journals. Appendix C: List of Conferences’ Proceedings and Symposiums. Appendix D: List of Organizations. Appendix E: List of Typical Research Papers in Selected Areas. Index. Catalog no. 2013, September 2013, 706 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-2013-2, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook


Engineering Practice in a Global Context

This book aims to both characterize the technical and social aspects of engineering practice and to look at ways that this characterization can be important in the design of engineering courses in higher education. The principal contours of the work include the study of engineering practice and its relation to knowledge, competences and to cross-disciplinary and identity contexts. Empirical data on the practice of engineering professionals are presented from a range of companies in different national contexts, including engineering design companies and engineering innovation leaders. Catalog no. K15980, September 2013, 302 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-63696-4, $59.95 / £38.99 Also available as an eBook

Supplementary Cementing Materials in Concrete Michael Thomas This textbook provides detailed information on the use of supplementary cementing materials (SCM), such as fly ash, slag, silica fume and natural pozzolans, in concrete. It presents the provenance of these materials and their chemical, physical, and mineralogical properties. By providing an understanding of the chemical reactions involving these materials and the resulting changes in the microstructure of the concrete, the book explains how SCMs influence the mechanical properties of concrete and can improve its durability in aggressive environments. It includes a number of case histories where SCMs have been used in important concrete structures.

Selected Contents: Introduction. Origin and Nature of SCMs. Chemical Reactions of SCMs in Concrete. Fresh Properties of Concrete. Mechanical Properties. Volume Stability. Durability of Concrete. Specifications. Applications. Catalog no. K16631, February 2013, 210 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7298-0, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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General – Civil Engineering Forensic Engineering Fundamentals

Contractor Safety Management

Harold Franck

Edited by

Advanced Engineering Associates, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

Gregory William Smith

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

Forensic engineers often specialize in a particular area, but the nature of the work often requires broad knowledge in physics, chemistry, biomechanics, and engineering. Covering cases as varied as assessment of workplace accidents to the BP oil spill, this volume is a comprehensive introduction to the many diverse facets of the field. Offering real-world experience drawn from the authors’ 25 years of experience, this volume assists newcomers to the field in understanding the engineering basics underlying the cases they will encounter. It also serves as a reliable reference for those confronted with issues outside their area of expertise.

Selected Contents: Introduction. Structural Distress. Blasting and Earth. Movement. Mold and Environmental Problems. Water Related Losses. Appliance and Equipment Failures. Slips and Falls - Injuries to Humans. Industrial and Construction Accidents. Accident Reconstruction. Electrical Incidents and Lightning. Electrocutions. Fires. Miscellaneous Losses. Probability Sensitivity and Uncertainty. Standards. Appendices. References. Catalog no. K13659, December 2012, 487 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7839-2, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Problem Solving for Engineers David G. Carmichael University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

STE Group, Western Australia

This book looks specifically at issues for health and safety management that arise in contracting relationships, bringing together a range of perspectives from different disciplines including legal, health, and safety management, operational, contract and procurement management. By sharing lessons from both success and failure to identify critical issues in contractor safety management the book raises awareness of the complexity and importance of contractor safety management and to offer some guidance on how those critical issues might be addressed. Catalog no. K15442, December 2013, 210 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4665-5684-3, $59.95 / £38.99 Also available as an eBook

Design with the Desert Conservation and Sustainable Development Edited by

Richard Malloy, John Brock, Anthony Floyd, Margaret Livingston, and Robert Webb Selected Contents:

Introduction. Systems Methodology. Models and Modelling. Fundamental Systems Problems. The Systems Problem of Analysis; System Behaviour. The Systems Problem of Investigation. Creativity. Optimisation. General Problem Solving with Groups. Decision Making with Intangibles and Multiple Objectives. Decision Problems. Conclusion. References.

Introduction. Physical Aspects of the Desert Environment: Deserts of the World. Geology and Soils in Deserts of the Southwestern United States. Scales of Climate in Designing with the Desert. Water Resources in the Desert Southwest. Geologic, Hydrologic, and Urban Hazards for Design in Desert Environments. The Living Desert: Deep History and Biogeography of La Frontera. Vegetation Zones of the Southwest. Plant Ecology of the Sonoran Desert Region. Wildlife and Anthropogenic Changes in the Arid Southwest. Healing the Wounds: An Example from the Sky Islands. Built to Burn. Restoring Ecosystem Health in Frequent-Fire Forests of the American West...and more

Catalog no. K16494, June 2013, 439 pp., Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4665-7061-0, $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K13827, January 2013, 620 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8135-4, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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General – Civil Engineering Geomatics Engineering

Strength of Materials in SI Units

A Practical Guide to Project Design

Third Edition B.S. Basavarajaiah and P. Mahadevappa National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India

Selected Contents: Simple Stresses and Strains. Compound Stresses and Strains. Bending Moments and Shearing Forces. Bending Stresses in Beams. Deflection of Beams. Torsion. Fixed and Continuous Beams. Columns and Struts. Thin and Thick Cylinders. Theories of Elastic Failure. Appendix. Index. Catalog no. N10325, November 2010, 768 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5419-8, $189.95 / £121.00

Clement A. Ogaja California State University, Fresno, USA

Selected Contents: Overview: Project Design Process. Contemporary Issues: Standards and Specifications. Professional and Ethical Responsibilities. Policy, Social, and Environmental Issues. Planning and Design: Boundary Surveys. Control Surveys. Topographic Surveys. GIS Application. Proposal Development: Estimating Project Costs. Writing Geomatics Proposals. Appendices: Appendix A: Resource Guide for Geomatics Projects. Appendix B: Sample Geodetic Standards–FGCC 1984. Index. Catalog no. K10904, September 2010, 296 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1743-8, $109.95 / £69.99 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 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.

Selected Contents: Sustainability and Designers. Due Diligence and Codes of Ethics. Can there be deeds without doers? The Professional as an Employee. The Precautionary Principle and Design. Catalog no. K10423, March 2010, 176 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4398-0854-2, $65.95 / £41.99 Also available as an eBook


Subdividing the Land Metes and Bounds and Rectangular Survey Systems Gaby M. Neunzert Colorado School of Mines, Golden, USA

Ideally, every tract of land has a description on paper and a physical survey on the ground. When boundary disputes arise, all parties concerned must quickly learn the vocabulary and processes involved with real estate. Written for anyone working in real estate transactions, Subdividing the Land: Metes and Bounds and Rectangular Survey Systems provides this essential background. It defines key legal terms and the structure of the U.S. Land Survey System and offers many illustrations and tables that clearly explain the concepts.

Selected Contents: Metes and Bounds Surveys. U.S. Rectangular Survey System. Surveying Roots. Mining Claims and Related Items. Water Laws. Some Legal Concepts and Definitions. Glossary. Bibliography and Other Resources. Index. Catalog no. K11357, November 2010, 172 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2747-5, $87.95 / £56.99 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

Franklin Y. Cheng Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA

Selected Contents: Overview of Seismic Design of Highway Bridges in the United States. Pushover Analysis Applications. Nonlinear Pushover Analysis Procedure. Nonlinear Bending Stiffness Matrix Formulations. Analytical Formulation for Structures. Input Data for INSTRUCT Program. Numerical Examples. Appendix A: Stiffness Matrix Formulation for Bilinear PM Method. Appendix B: Stiffness Matrix Formulation for Finite Segment. Appendix C: Unbalanced Forces of a Finite Segment. Appendix D: Nonlinear Incremental Solution Algorithms. Appendix E: Plastic Curvature Capacities and Neutral Axis Depth in Columns. Catalog no. K11711, August 2011, 400 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3763-4, $125.95 / £79.99 Also available as an eBook

Geotechnical Engineering The Foundation Engineering Handbook Second Edition Edited by

Manjriker Gunaratne University of South Florida, Tampa, USA

“This handbook is comprehensive and detailed. It presents the content in simple English and has enough background of modern engineering principles to use in a teaching setting. It is nice to see enough background in critical state soil mechanics combined with conventional foundation engineering techniques.” —Professor Ronaldo Luna, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, USA

Presenting both classical and state-of-the-art design and analysis techniques for earthen structures, this book provides the fundamentals of foundation engineering. It covers basic soil mechanics, and soil and groundwater modeling concepts, along with the latest research results. This new edition adds a chapter on retaining walls, new coverage of seismic bearing capacities for footings, and extensive updates to the existing chapters. The text addresses isolated and shallow footings, retaining structures, and modern methods of pile construction monitoring, as well as stability analysis and ground improvement methods.

Politehnica University, Timisoara, Romania

• Contains extensively updated chapters throughout • Includes a new chapter addressing construction issues with retaining walls • Presents new coverage of seismic bearing capacities for footings • Offers new analysis of groundwater interaction with designed earthen structures • Provides numerous case studies from around the world • Covers reliability-based design and LRFD (Load Resistance Factor Design)—concepts not addressed in most foundation engineering texts

Federico Mazzolani

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Department of Structural Engineering, University of Naples 'Federico II', Italy

Review of Soil Mechanics Concepts. In-situ Testing. Spread Footings - Analysis and Design. Design of Combined Spread Footings. Structural Design of Shallow Foundations. Design of Piles and Pile Groups. Pile Construction Monitoring and Testing Methods. Design of Drilled Shafts and Caissons. Design of Laterally Loaded Piles. Retaining Walls - Analysis and Design. Stability Analysis and Design of Slopes. Methods of Soft Ground Improvement. Groundwater and Basic Environmental Geotechnology.

Earthquake Engineering for Structural Design Victor Gioncu

Selected Contents: Living with Earthquakes. Learning from Earthquakes. Engineering Seismology and Earthquake Engineering. Advances in Conception About Earthquakes. Tectonic Plates and Faults. Faults and Earthquakes. Earthquakes and Structures. New Design Philosophies. Progress and Challenges in Codifications. Catalog no. RU54410, August 2010, 584 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-46533-5, $167.95 / £107.00

Catalog no. K14164, December 2013, 725 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-9277-0, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering Design and Performance of Embankments on Very Soft Soils Márcio de Souza S. Almeida

Shale Engineering Mechanics and Mechanisms M.R. Farrokhrouz National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), Tehran, Iran

M. Asef

Programa de Engenharia Civil, COPPE-UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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, September 2013, c. 228 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-65779-2, $139.95 / £89.00

Geotechnics of Organic Soils and Peat Bujang B.K. Huat University Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia

Kharazmi University, 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. Catalog no. K10978, February 2013, 304 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-87419-9, $129.95 / £82.99 Also available as an eBook

Advanced Geotechnical Engineering

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Soil-Structure Interaction using Computer and Material Models

Afshin Asadi

Chandrakant S. Desai

Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia

University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Sina Kazemian

University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA

Arun Prasad

Department of Civil Engineering, Bojnourd Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bojnourd, Iran

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, January 2014, 250 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-65941-3, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook


Musharraf Zaman This book provides readers with a comprehensive treatment of computer methods so that they can use them for teaching, research, and solution of a wide range of practical problems in geotechnical engineering. It discusses factors such as in-situ conditions, elastic, plastic and creep deformations, stress path, volume change, existence of fluids (water), non-homogeneities, inherent and induced discontinuities leading to softening and failure, healing or strengthening, and type of loading. Catalog no. K15045, December 2013, 623 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1560-4, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering Fundamentals of Glacier Dynamics

Advanced Soil Mechanics

Second Edition

Braja M. Das

C.J. van der Veen University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report (2007) acknowledged that current ice sheet models do not adequately treat the dynamic response of ice sheets to climate change. This second edition addresses these issues through the addition of new chapters covering glacier instabilities, the interpretation of observations, and ice sheets and sea level. Another new chapter covers glacier mass balance. The text also provides the necessary background and theoretical foundation for developing more realistic ice sheet models, which is essential for better integration of data and observations as well as for better model development. Catalog no. K11603, March 2013, 403 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3566-1, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Soil Mechanics Concepts and Applications, Third Edition William Powrie University of Southampton, United Kingdom

This is a rigorous and up-todate textbook covering the soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering topics typically included in a university course. It encourages students to develop an understanding of the fundamentals of soil mechanics, by building a robust and adaptable framework of ideas to support and accommodate the analytical tools needed to solve the more complex problems that confront the practicing geotechnical engineer. A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Catalog no. K15199, October 2013, 682 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4665-5209-8, $64.95 / £39.99

Fourth Edition formerly at California State University, Sacramento, USA

This new edition of a bestseller includes new sections on the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) soil classification system and soil compaction as well as several recently developed empirical relationships for estimation of maximum dry unit weight based on compaction energy. It covers the procedures to estimate stress and displacement based on the theory of elasticity for place strain and three-dimensional cases and adds solutions for the determination of vertical stress due to various loading conditions on Westergaardtype material. Several new example problems have been added to every chapter. Catalog no. Y133841, October 2013, 634 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-50665-6, $99.95 / £60.00

Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in Geotechnical Practice Geoffrey E. Blight University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

There are other books on unsaturated soil mechanics, but this book is different. In most climatic zones, rainfall varies during the year and the depth of the water table varies sympathetically. In applying unsaturated soil mechanics in practice, it is therefore important to realize and allow for the probability that soil will, either seasonally or occasionally, pass from the unsaturated to the saturated state and even from unsaturation to dryness. This is the only book that looks specifically at this essential practical aspect. Catalog no. K14865, July 2013, 640 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-62118-2, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering Petroleum Reservoir Rock and Fluid Properties

Rock Engineering Design Properties and Applications of Sound Level

Second Edition Abhijit Y. Dandekar

Harsha Vardhan

University of Alaska, Fairbanks, USA

National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, India

Rajesh Kumar Bayar Higher College of Technology, Muscat, Oman

Physico-mechanical rock properties are significant in all operational mining activities. This book evaluates rock properties by using empirical equations and soft computing techniques. It predicts various physicomechanical properties such as uniaxial compressive strength (UCS), Schmidt rebound number (SRN), dry density, P-wave velocity (Vp), tensile strength (TS), Young’s modulus (E), and percentage porosity (n) using multiple regression and artificial neural network (MLP and RBF) techniques, taking drill bit speed, penetration rate, drill bit diameter, and equivalent sound level produced during drilling as input parameters. Catalog no. K18963, August 2013, 168 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-8295-8, $169.95 / £108.00 Also available as an eBook

Mechanical Excavation in Mining and Civil Industries

Accessible to anyone with an engineering background, this text reveals the importance of understanding rock and fluid properties in petroleum engineering. Along with new practice problems and detailed solved examples, this edition covers Stone II three-phase relative permeability model, unconventional oil and gas resources, low salinity water injection, saturated reservoirs and production trends of five reservoir fluids, impact of mud filtrate invasion and heavy organics on samples, and flow assurance problems due to solid components of petroleum. It also offers better plots for determining oil and water Corey exponents from relative permeability data. Catalog no. K13547, February 2013, 544 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7636-7, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

Energy Efficiency Improvement of Geotechnical Systems International Forum on Energy Efficiency

Nuh Bilgin, Hanifi Copur, and Cemal Balci

Edited by

To select the most appropriate cutting machine for a specific job and to predict the performance of these machines, it is essential to understand the basic concepts of rock cutting mechanics. This book explains various rock cutting theories developed for chisel cutters, conical cutters, disc cutters, and button cutters, with numerical examples on the effect of independent variables on dependent variables. The authors also compare theoretical values with experimental results. In addition, the book gives several numerical examples from various mining and civil engineering projects.

This book covers innovative technologies and approaches for improvement of technical and economic parameters of functional geotechnical systems. The focus is on mathematical modelling of objects and processes, as well as the development of techniques and their control algorithms. The book comprises schemata of practical tasks solving related to mine ventilation and electrical circuit operation, cutter-loaders and mining electrical vehicles. It also demonstrates possible applications of hybrid technologies and ITmethods to the work of geotechnical systems. Implementation of methods and technologies presented in the book will allow to reduce energy resources consumption of geotechnical systems, and to enhance environmental and economic parameters of their operation, being one of the essential conditions for sustainable development in modern society.

Genadiy Pivnyak National Mining University, Ukraine

Catalog no. K19055, November 2013, 384 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-8474-7, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering Open Pit Mine Planning and Design Two Volume Set & CD-ROM Pack, Third Edition W. Hustrulid, M. Kuchta, and R.K. Martin This textbook enables (under)graduate students to take a fast-track approach to surface and open pit mine planning and design and geological excavation engineering. User-friendly software guides the student through the planning and design steps, and the drill hole data sets allow the described principles to be practised via mining properties case examples. Volume 1 covers fundamental concepts involved in planning and design. Volume 2 deals with the CSMine and MicroMODEL Academic version 8.1 mine planning software packages, which are also, included on a CD together with their associated tutorials and user manuals.

Computational Modeling of Multiphase Geomaterials Fusao Oka and Sayuri Kimoto Kyoto University, Japan

Drawing on the authors’ wellregarded 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

Catalog no. K16679, August 2013, 1308 pp. Pack - Book and CD ISBN: 978-1-4665-7512-7, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Groundwater Lowering in Construction

Theory and Practice of Pile Foundations

A Practical Guide to Dewatering, Second Edition

Wei Dong Guo

Martin Preene Golder Associates, United Kingdom

This new edition of a popular reference covers the design, construction, and environmental management of groundwater control and dewatering works for construction projects. Written for practicing construction professionals—including engineers, geologists, and hydrogeologists—and postgraduate students, this book focuses on practical aspects and is well illustrated with case studies. This edition has been updated to reflect the considerable developments in environmental management practice and procedures, as well as groundwater control regulations. The book contains brand new chapters on permanent dewatering systems and groundwater cutoff walls, as well as heavily revised coverage of other dewatering systems, environmental impacts, and the design of groundwater lowering systems.

University of Wollongong, Australia

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. Coverage includes nonlinear response of single piles to vertical or torsional loading and to cyclic lateral loading, as well as prediction of nonlinear response of lateral pile groups, vertically loaded pile groups and the design of slope stabilizing piles. Most solutions are provided as closed-form expressions. 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, 576 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-80933-7, $130.00 / £80.00 Also available as an eBook

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 Ground Improvement

Craig's Soil Mechanics

Third Edition

Eighth Edition

Edited by

J.A. Knappett and R.F. Craig

Klaus Kirsch Germany

University of Dundee, UK

Alan Bell

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.

Keller Group Plc, UK

This practical and established guide to ground improvement, written by acknowledged experts, covers the major ground improvement techniques currently used worldwide and reflects recent improvements in productivity and control. The chapters are fully updated, including advancements in equipment and methods since the second edition. An introductory chapter widens the view with notes on the special techniques of ground freezing and compaction by blasting and on the emerging issue of the impact of improvement techniques on carbon emissions. The methods described are well illustrated with all new relevant case histories.

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

Catalog no. Y111712, November 2012, 511 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-59921-4, $195.00 / £120.00 Also available as an eBook

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

An Introduction Nagaratnam Sivakugan James Cook University, Queensland, Australia

Sanjay Kumar Shukla

Masashi Nakano

Edith Cowan University, Western Australia

University of Tokyo, Japan

Roland Pusch Sweco Infrastructure AB, Sweden

This timely 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


Rock Mechanics

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

An understanding of rock mechanics is fundamental to a number of civil engineering applications, including tunneling, foundation engineering, slope stabilization, and mining. Covering the principles of rock mechanics in a simple, accessible manner for those with little or no background, this book is the ideal introduction to the subject. Outlining the basis of rock mechanics and the relevant aspects of engineering geology, this text is an excellent starting point for advanced undergraduates and graduate students focusing on geotechnical, geological, and civil engineering. Catalog no. Y132930, January 2013, 254 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-80923-8, $64.95 / £39.99 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering Analytic Methods in Geomechanics

Introduction to Tunnel Construction

Kam-tim Chau

David Chapman and Nicole Metje

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Bringing together a range of areas including tensor analysis, elasticity, plasticity, fracture mechanics, and viscoelasticity, this book is an indispensable 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. Catalog no. K15396, December 2012, 457 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4665-5585-3, $69.95 / £39.99 Also available as an eBook

Geomechanical Processes During Underground Mining School of Underground Mining 2012 Edited by

Volodymyr Bondarenko and Iryna Kovalevs'ka National Mining University, Dnipropetrovs’k, Ukraine

Mykhaylo Illiashov Genadiy Pivnyak National Mining University, Ukraine

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University of Birmingham, UK

Alfred Stärk Beton- und Monierbau GmbH, Austria

Tunnelling provides a robust solution to a variety of engineering challenges. It is a complex process, which requires a firm understanding of the ground conditions as well as structural issues. This book covers the whole range of information that tunnel engineers need to know. Coverage includes 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, $78.95 / £41.99

Acoustic Emission/ Microseismic Activity Volume Two, Geotechnical Field & Laboratory Applications H. Reginald Hardy, Jr. This is the second volume on Acoustic Emission and Microseismic Activity, dealing with field studies on slope stability, underground mines and underground storage facilities. Additionally, the work treats a number of miscellaneous field studies and finally a large chapter on laboratory work. Catalog no. K00036, March 2013, 350 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-46858-9, $149.95 / £95.00

Coal industry developments in the Ukraine; Overcoal thin layered massif deformation of weak rocks; Finite-element method for multi-parameter system “Rock Massif - Combined Support” computation; Mine working destruction; The thickness variation seams; Finite-element modelling; Spontaneous combustion and coal dust explosibility; Methane and artificial gas extracting; Brown coal underground gasification; Degassing systems;...and more Catalog no. K16614, September 2012, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66174-4, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering Mechanics of Residual Soils

True Triaxial Testing of Rocks

Second Edition

Edited by

Edited by

Marek Kwasniewski

G.E. Blight

Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland

University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Xiaochun Li

E.C. Leong Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Written by renowned experts, this second edition of a bestseller has retained 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 discusses 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

Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China

Manabu Takahashi Geological Survey of Japan, Tsukuba, Japan Geomechanics Research Series

A guide on how to perform laboratory tests and use existing data for solving practical rock engineering design and operating problems, this book present 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

Practical Engineering Geology

Edited by

Steve Hencher

Bujang B.K. Huat

University of Leeds, UK

University of Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia

David G. Toll University of Durham, Durham, UK

Arun Prasad Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

In tropical areas, residual soil layers are often extensive and may continue downwards for hundreds of meters before unweathered rock is reached. Since most foundations, excavations, and embankments are built on such 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.

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

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Geotechnical Engineering Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials

Design Analysis in Rock Mechanics

Principles and Applications

Second Edition

Teruo Nakai

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA

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 Also available as an eBook

A Guide to Field Instrumentation in Geotechnics Principles, Installation and Reading Richard Bassett itmsoil, UK

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

William G. Pariseau 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, $93.95 / £59.99 Also available as an eBook

Geological Engineering 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, Geological Engineering provides an extensive foundation in the basic concepts of soil mechanics and hydrogeology, while also including state-of-the art applications. In addition to its superb academic features, the book is also useful for practicing engineering geologists and those involved in the design and construction of foundations. Catalog no. SW3524, January 2011, 700 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-41352-7, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering Rock Engineering Design

Piles and Pile Foundations

Xia-Ting Feng

Carlo Viggiani and Gianpiero Russo University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Alessandro Mandolini Second University of Napoli, 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. Catalog no. Y100299, September 2011, 296 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-49066-5, $146.95 / £94.00

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Wuhan, China

John A. Hudson Imperial College, London, UK

Selected Contents: Introduction. The ways ahead for rock engineering design methodologies. Flowcharts for rock engineering modelling and design. Specifying the information required for rock mechanics modelling and rock engineering design. Technical auditing of rock mechanics modelling and rock engineering design. Case example of the design and construction of a rock slope. Case example of the design and construction of a large underground hydroelectric powerhouse in a deep valley region. Protocol Sheets. Illustrative example of the Protocol Sheets use. Concluding Remarks. Appendices. Catalog no. K12495, July 2011, 468 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-60356-0, $125.95 / £79.99 Also available as an eBook

Technical and Geoinformational Systems in Mining

Advances in Rock Dynamics and Applications

School of Underground Mining 2011

Edited by

Edited by

Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), Singapore

Genadiy Pivnyak

Yingxin Zhou Jian Zhao

National Mining University, Ukraine

Volodymyr Bondarenko National Mining University of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovs'k, Ukraine

Iryna Kovalevs'ka National Mining University, Dnipropetrovs’k, Ukraine

This text aims to stimulate exchange of experience, transfer of new progressive technologies and developments of scientific trends in mining engineering. Catalog no. K13812, September 2011, 360 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-68877-2, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook

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, $157.95 / £101.00 Also available as an eBook


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Geotechnical Engineering Particulate Discrete Element Modelling A Geomechanics Perspective Catherine O'Sullivan Imperial College, UK

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, practising 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. Y100263, April 2011, 576 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-49036-8, $146.95 / £94.00

Offshore Geotechnical Engineering Mark Randolph and 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, $146.95 / £94.00

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

Hemanta Hazarika Kyushu University, Japan

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 a 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. Catalog no. K12080, December 2010, 342 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4644-5, $83.95 / £52.99 Also available as an eBook

Rotary Drilling and Blasting in Large Surface Mines B.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, $249.95 / £159.00 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering Single Piles and Pile Groups Under Lateral Loading Second Edition Lymon C. Reese University of Texas, Austin, USA

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

This second edition of Single Piles and Pile Groups Under Lateral Loading 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 thrust of the book is a detailed presentation of 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, 508 pp., Pack ISBN: 978-0-415-46988-3, $129.95 / £83.00

Fundamentals of Plasticity in Geomechanics S. Pietruszczak McMaster University, Canada

This comprehensive text that covers the fundamentals of plasticity in relation to geomechanics. It gives a general background in soil/rock plasticity and an introduction to inelastic response of geomaterials. It is primarily for graduate students and practising engineers familiar with contemporary continuum mechanics.

Selected Contents: Basic concepts of the theory of plasticity. Elastic-perfectly plastic formulations in geomechanics. Isotropic strain-hardening formulations. Combined isotropickinematic hardening rules. Numerical integration of constitutive relations. Introduction to limit analysis. Description of inherent anisotropy in geomaterials. Experimental trends in the mechanical behaviour of soils and rocks. Bibliography. Appendix. Catalog no. K11839, September 2010, 206 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-58516-3, $72.95 / £46.99


Modern Well Design Second Edition 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, $167.95 / £107.00 Also available as an eBook

Rock Failure Mechanisms Illustrated and Explained Chun'An Tang Dalian University, Dalian, China

John A. Hudson Imperial College, London, UK

Illustrated guide on rock failure under a variety of load conditions. For researchers and professionals in geology, mining and civil engineering working with rock failure concepts in the engineering practice. Includes a CD-ROM with a version of RFPA (Rock Failure Process Analysis) software. • A unique reference guide that covers all aspects of rock failure be two world renowned experts • Presents vital information on the safety of structures built on and in rock masses • Includes a software CD-ROM and manual of the Rock Failure Process Analysis (RFPA) code, to generate many of the illustrations included • Support material available at • User-friendly, richly illustrated • Intended for professionals and researchers in civil, mining, construction and geological engineering Catalog no. K10305, August 2010, 364 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-49851-7, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering

Coastal, Waterway & Ocean Engineering

Soil Physics with HYDRUS

Coastal Engineering

Modeling and Applications

Processes, Theory and Design Practice

David E. Radcliffe

Dominic Reeve

University of Georgia, Athens, USA

University of Swansea, UK

Jiri Simunek

Andrew Chadwick

University of California, Riverside, USA

University of Plymouth, UK

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 three-dimensional simulations and computer animations of numerical models using the software. Classroom-tested at the University of Georgia, this volume 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.

Halcrow Group Ltd., Swindon, UK

Christopher Fleming 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

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

Catalog no. 7380X, May 2010, 388 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7380-5, $109.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

Fractured Rock Hydraulics F.O. Franciss 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, $99.95 / £62.99 Also available as an eBook

Mathematical Techniques for Wave Interaction with Flexible Structures Trilochan Sahoo Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur IIT Kharagpur Research Monograph Series

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. Catalog no. K14604, October 2012, c. 242 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0604-6, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Coastal, Waterway & Ocean Engineering Rip Currents Beach Safety, Physical Oceanography, and Wave Modeling Edited by

Stephen Leatherman and John Fletemeyer Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA

An examination of advances in rip current research, this book provides a better 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, Brasil, 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, $125.95 / £79.99 Also available as an eBook

Hydraulic Fill Manual For Dredging and Reclamation Works Edited by

Jan van 't Hoff Art Nooy van der Kolff Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., Papendrecht, The Netherlands

This thoroughly researched book, written by noted experts, takes the reader stepby-step through the complex development of a hydraulic fill project. Up-to-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 betterdesigned, more adequately specified, and less costly hydraulic fill projects. Catalog no. K14182, December 2012, 672 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-69844-3, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

Oceanography and Marine Biology An Annual Review, Volume 51 Edited by

R. N. Hughes Bangor University, Gwynedd, UK

D. J. Hughes

India's Waters Environment, Economy, and Development

Scottish Association for Marine Science, Argyll, UK

Mahesh Chandra Chaturvedi

I. P. Smith

New Delhi, India

University Marine Biological Station Millport, Isle of Cumbrae, UK

This book discusses the development of 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 physic all cultural parameters. He examines factors such as development of water for life and environment, economy including 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 like India, US, Spain, Israel, etc.

Increasing interest in oceanography and marine biology and its relevance to global environmental issues continues to create a demand for authoritative reviews summarizing recent research. Now in its 51st volume, Oceanography and Marine Biology has addressed this demand for more than 50 years. This annual review considers the basics of marine research, special topics, and emerging new areas. Regarding the marine sciences as a unified field, the text features contributors who are actively engaged in biological, chemical, geological, and physical aspects of marine science. Catalog no. K16399, August 2013, 468 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-6866-2, $189.95 / £121.00 Also available as an eBook


Catalog no. K13369, December 2011, 408 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7283-3, $93.95 / £59.99 Also available as an eBook

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Coastal, Waterway & Ocean Engineering

Dams & Hydraulic Engineering

India’s Waters

Quay Walls

Advances in Development and Management

Second Edition

Mahesh Chandra Chaturvedi

CURNET, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

New Delhi, India

Praise for the Previous Edition

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 supplydemand 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, $83.95 / £52.99 Also available as an eBook

Remote Sensing of Coastal Environments Edited by

Yeqiao Wang University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA Remote Sensing Applications Series

Edited by a PECASE award recipient, this book provides unrivaled coverage of the issues unique to coastal environments. It presents the best available data for measuring and monitoring coastal zones and explains how to use this data to address current issues in coastal zone management. The text illustrates recent developments in active remote sensing, hyperspectral remote sensing, high spatial resolution remote sensing, the integration of remote sensing, and in situ data. Covering the effects of land-cover and land-use change on coastal environments, the book includes case studies that illustrate remote sensing applications in coastal issues. Catalog no. 94416, December 2009, c. 457 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9441-1, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook

Cur Centre For Civil Engineering

“This is an extremely comprehensive treatise on the design, construction and maintenance of quay walls ... This excellent publication is intelligently structured, clearly laid out ... and illustrated with numerous high quality line drawings and photographs ... This is a publication that should be found in the engineering section of every technical library and should be purchased by anybody who has a serious interest in quay walls.” —Nick Bray, Terra et Aqua, No. 102, March 2006

This new edition of Quay Walls provides the reader with essential knowledge for the planning, design, execution, and maintenance of quay walls, plus general information about historic developments and lessons gained from observation of ports in various countries. Technical chapters are followed by a detailed calculation of a quay wall, based on semi-probabilistic design procedures, aplying the theory presented earlier. New experience has been obtained by many practitioners using the book, as well as the new Eurocodes in 2012 and additional recommendations for using FEM analysis with quay wall design, leading to the need to update this handbook. • NEW: Eurocode-2012 compliant • Incorporates recommendations for using FEM analysis in quay wall design • Provides a complete overview of the available knowledge and experience on the design, construction, and management of quay walls • Includes many details and examples as practical guidance • Contains numerous high-quality line drawings and photographs

Selected Contents: Introduction. History of Quay Wall Construction. Main Types of Quay Wall. Site Investigation. Terms of Reference. Design of Quay Walls. Quay-Elements. Materials. Construction. Costs. Management and Maintenance of Quay Walls. Lessons from Experience. Future Developments. Bibliography, Standards, Websites. Annex. Index. Catalog no. K19008, November 2013, 770 pp. ISBN: 978-1-138-00023-0, $309.95 / £197.00

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Dams & Hydraulic Engineering Applied Hydrodynamics An Introduction Hubert Chanson The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

This textbook deals with the topic of applied hydrodynamics. The lecture material is grouped into two complementary sections: ideal fluid flow and real fluid flow. The former deals with two- and possibly three-dimensional fluid motions that are not subject to boundary friction effects, while the latter considers the flow regions affected by boundary friction and turbulent shear. The lecture material is designed as an intermediate course in fluid dynamics for senior undergraduate and postgraduate students in Civil, Environmental, Hydraulic and Mechanical Engineering.

Small Dams Planning, Construction and Maintenance Barry Lewis Dam Consultant, Melbourne, Australia

A practical guide to determining catchment yield and the amount of water required in a dam. Also advises on working with engineers and contractors, and outlines the causes of dam failures and how to remedy problems quickly. It further covers relevant legislation, as well as environmental and ecological issues from a global perspective, with explicit reference to various countries around the world. An invaluable reference resource for anyone who owns or plans to own a dam, and a useful reference for agencies, contractors and engineers.

Catalog no. K21562, August 2013, 448 pp. ISBN: 978-1-138-00093-3, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K14817, November 2013, c. 230 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-62111-3, $69.95 / £44.99 Also available as an eBook

Dams and Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures

Hydraulic Machines

Second Edition Ljubomir Tanchev St. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia (Emeritus)

Dams and Appurtenant Hydraulic Structures, Second Edition provides a comprehensive and complete overview of all kinds of dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures. Together with numerous examples of dams built in different countries, virtually all important dams in the Republic of Macedonia are described and illustrated. The reader is guided through different aspects of dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures in 35 chapters, which are subdivided in five themes: I. Dams and appurtenant hydraulic structures – general; II. Embankment dams;

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.

III. Concrete dams;

• Written with focus on graduate level engineering students

IV. Hydromechanical equipment and appurtenant hydraulic structures;

• The first good textbook on advanced fluid dynamics

V. Hydraulic schemes.

• Provides the fundamentals of fluid power transmission

Catalog no. K16880, January 2014, c. 800 pp. ISBN: 978-1-138-00006-3, $299.95 / £191.00 Also available as an eBook


Catalog no. K16622, December 2012, 347 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66193-5, $79.95 / £49.99

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Dams & Hydraulic Engineering Specialty Construction Techniques for Dam and Levee Remediation 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, both in North America and around the world. Catalog no. Y112416, September 2012, 447 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-78194-7, $165.00 / £100.00 Also available as an eBook

Flood Hazards Impacts and Responses for the Built Environment Edited by

Jessica Lamond, Colin Booth, and Felix Hammond University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

David Proverbs University of the West of England, United Kingdom

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

Suitable for a graduate-level open channel flow or hydraulics course, 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. The text 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. The accompanying CD-ROM provides solutions and programs with qualifying course adoption. Catalog no. K11831, November 2010, 1258 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3975-1, $199.95 / £127.00

Fluid Mechanics of Environmental Interfaces Second Edition Edited by

Carlo Gualtieri University of Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy

Dragutin T. Mihailovic University of Novi Sad, Serbia

A unique contribution to the literature on flood management, this resource provides the perspectives of leading academics, practitioners, policymakers, and those directly impacted by flooding. It offers a concentrated introduction to urban flooding, exploring forecasting, emergency response, building repair, mitigation, and adaptation, as well as financial and insurance implications. Written for students, practitioners, and researchers in flood risk management, as well as for professionals who may encounter flood-related issues in their work, this cross-disciplinary book takes significant steps towards the design of built environments that are more resilient to flood risk.

The second edition of this successful textbook still focusses 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. K11262, July 2011, 387 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2625-6, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K15104, November 2012, 500 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-62156-4, $139.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Dams & Hydraulic Engineering Changes in Flood Risk in Europe

Reservoir Sediment Management

Edited by

Sahnaz Tigrek

Z.W. Kundzewicz

Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Research Centre of Agricultural and Forest Environment, Poznan, Poland

Floods are the most prevalent natural hazard in Europe, despite a long history of flood defence measures. Has flood risk increased in Europe? How, where, and why? Are climate change impacts apparent? Do socio-economic trends and associated land-use and land-cover change contribute to risk? Specific aspects of flood risk change across Europe, national and regional perspectives, detection and attribution of change, the re-insurer’s view point, historical floods and future projections of flood risk, are considered. Catalog no. K15192, April 2012, 544 pp., Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-62189-2, $134.95 / £85.00 Also available as an eBook

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 case studies of large dams in Turkey and other countries. Catalog no. K12486, September 2011, 226 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-60339-3, $125.95 / £79.99 Also available as an eBook

Predictive Hydrology A Frequency Analysis Approach Paul Meylan Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Anne-Catherine Favre Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (GINP), France

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

Predictive Hydrology: A Frequency Analysis Approach is the first book to address 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


Groundwater Management Practices Edited by

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

Kuniaki Sato Professor Emeritus, Saitama University, Japan Series: IAHR Monographs

The monograph 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; discussions of regulatory and legal issues affecting groundwater management. Catalog no. K12922, June 2011, 436 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-61987-5, $167.95 / £107.00 Also available as an eBook

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Dams & Hydraulic Engineering Users Guide to Physical Modelling and Experimentation Experience of the HYDRALAB Network Edited by

L.E. Frostick, S.J. McLelland, and T.G. Mercer 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 gives 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 Also available as an eBook

Concrete Face Rockfill Dams Paulo Teixeira da Cruz, Bayardo Materon, and Manoel De Souza Freitas Jr. A unique illustrated work on the state-of-the-art of dam design and construction, this consulting guide presents details and analyses of twentyeight 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 warmly 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, $145.95 / £93.00

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 can be addressed for current information. Catalog no. K10973, September 2010, 340 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-55944-7, $99.95 / £62.99

Recursive Streamflow Forecasting A State Space Approach Jozsef Szilágyi Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary and University of Nebraska–Lincoln, USA

András Szöllösi 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. Catalog no. K10976, June 2010, 212 pp., Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-56901-9, $87.95 / £56.99 Also available as an eBook

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Dams & Hydraulic Engineering Hydraulic Modelling – An Introduction

Hydrology in Practice Fourth Edition

Principles, Methods and Applications

Elizabeth M. Shaw, Keith J. Beven, Nick A. Chappell, and Rob Lamb 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. Catalog no. RU53848, July 2010, 560 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-37042-4, $65.95 / £36.99

Urban Drainage Third Edition David Butler University of Exeter, UK

John W. Davies

Modelling is a vital part of all engineering design, yet many hydraulic engineers are not fully aware of the assumptions involved in the process. These assumptions can have important consequences when choosing the best model to inform design decisions. This book helps identify the most appropriate form of analysis for the hydraulic engineering application in question. The book also provides guidance on the range of accuracy to be expected of the model simulations and how they should be related to the prototype. Applications to models include open channel systems, closed conduit flows, storm drainage systems, estuaries, coastal and nearshore structures, and hydraulic structures. Catalog no. RU51414, January 2010, 616 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-419-25020-3, $83.95 / £36.99 Also available as an eBook

Modelling for Coastal Hydraulics and Engineering K.W. Chau

Coventry University, UK

This established textbook covers the environmental and engineering aspects involved in the drainage of rainwater and wastewater. This edition includes new material on sewer flooding; the impact of climate change; flooding models; and the emergence of sustainability. Well illustrated with examples. • Provides comprehensive coverage of urban drainage, both theory and practice • Updated throughout to cover changes in current practice • Includes extensive examples throughout • The leading student-level text on the subject Catalog no. RU54651, July 2010, 656 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-45526-8, $65.95 / £36.99


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

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon

This volume reviews the stateof-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, $152.95 / £79.99

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Transportation Engineering Immersed Tunnels Richard Lunniss Retired, Capita Symonds Ltd., United Kingdom

Jonathan Baber Mott MacDonald Ltd., UK

Eliminating Serious Injury and Death from Road Transport A Crisis of Complacency

This unique reference covers all aspects of immersed tunnel schemes, from initial feasibility and planning through design, construction, and operation and maintenance. It examines the numerous factors that need to be considered, including environmental implications, and gives practical examples of how specific techniques have been used in various projects. The book delves into design and construction principles to give readers a fuller appreciation not only of what is involved in an immersed tunnel scheme but also how potential problems are dealt with and overcome.

Ian Johnston, Carlyn Muir, and Eric Howard

Catalog no. RU54092, March 2013, 536 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-45986-0, $140.00 / £80.00 Also available as an eBook

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Behavioural Adaptation and Road Safety

Urban Transportation and Logistics

Theory, Evidence and Action

Health, Safety, and Security Concerns

Edited by

Edited by

Christina H. Rudin-Brown

Eiichi Taniguchi, Tien Fang Fwa, and Russell G. Thompson

Monash University and the Government of Canada

Samantha L. Jamson This book presents an exhaustive compilation of stateof-the-art research and theory into the causes and consequences of behavioural adaptation in road transport/road safety and systems. It brings together earlier and more recent theories on behavioural adaptation, combined with practical advice and methods to minimize the potential impact of behavioural adaptation on the road transport system and road user safety. This text is an essential component of any road safety library, benefiting researchers, practitioners, designers, and policy-makers interested in maximizing safety while encouraging innovation and excellence in road transport-related design. Catalog no. K12663, May 2013, 467 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5667-3, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

The book explodes the myths that currently drive society’s view of traffic safety and limit progress in reducing death and serious injury. It presents current scientific knowledge in a non-technical way and draws parallels with other areas of public safety and public health. It uses examples from the media and from public policy debates to paint a clear picture of a flawed public policy approach and offers preventive medicine principles to take the field forward.

Monash University

Urban transport and logistics systems play a very important role in delivery goods and services both into populous areas as well as out to local and regional areas. This book takes global approach to best practices, covering topics such as hazmat transport, logistics during disasters, mixed traffic and safety considerations, optimizing vehicle routing and scheduling, and road safety. These subjects provide an important basis for discussing transport and logistics systems in urban areas from the viewpoint of safety and security considerations on human life. Catalog no. K21620, December 2013, c. 278 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-0909-9, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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Transportation Engineering Statistical and Econometric Methods for Transportation Data Analysis Second Edition Simon P. Washington, Matthew G. Karlaftis, and Fred L. Mannering With many examples and case studies covering transportation planning, engineering, safety, and economics, this update of a bestseller provides an understanding of a broad range of analytical tools required to solve transportation problems. This second edition includes new chapters on logistic regression, ordered probability models, random-parameter models, and Bayesian statistical modeling. It also offers an explicit treatment of frequency domain time series analysis, including Fourier and wavelets analysis methods. Data sets and PowerPoint® and Word presentations are available online. Catalog no. C285X, December 2010, 544 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8285-2, $104.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

Stone Matrix Asphalt Theory and Practice Krzysztof Blazejowski Transportation Engineering Consultant, Jozefow, Poland

A comprehensive introduction, this book presents the history, materials, requirements, properties, and applications of Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA). Detailing the requirements and materials for the mix, including asphalt cement, aggregates, and stabilizers, the author discusses design processes and implementation, alternative design methods, best practices, and production processes both in the U.S. and abroad. The book covers issues specific to the mix, such as permanent deformation and fatigue resistance, as well as special applications of SMA, including in bridge deck surfacing, airfields, and runways. Written in an easyto-read style, it draws on the author’s notable expertise and provides over 400 references. Catalog no. K11037, November 2010, 343 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1971-5, $145.95 / £93.00 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 second edition of a bestseller, this book critically examines the successes and failures of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) during the course of the past decade. The new subtitle reflects this edition’s focus on meta-principles critical to moving ahead and successfully building ITS infrastructures that take advantage of smart/green technologies. The book identifies challenging problems that must be addressed in order to bring real quality-of-life improvements and to positively impact our environmental and civil infrastructure systems. Catalog no. K11587, May 2010, 217 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3518-0, $129.95 / £83.00 Also available as an eBook

Advanced Rail Geotechnology – Ballasted Track Buddhima Indraratna, Wadud Salim, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn 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. A new stress-strain constitutive model for ballast incorporating particle breakage is presented. The mathematical formulations and numerical models are validated using experimental evidence and field trials. The effectiveness of various commercially available geosynthetics for enhancing track drainage and stability is elucidated. Revised ballast gradations are presented for modern high speed trains capturing particle breakage. The book also provides extensive description of the use of geosynthetics in track design, and provides an insight to track design capturing particle degradation, fouling, and drainage. Catalog no. K13122, March 2011, 432 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66957-3, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Transportation Engineering Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2014 Edited by

Davis Langdon Compiled by Davis Langdon to NRM, this revised edition of an essential resource provides the most accurate, detailed and professionally relevant construction price information for the UK. Its unique Tender Index, updated through the year, gives an ongoing reality check and allows you to adjust for changing market conditions. Although it suits a wide range of project sizes, this is the only price book which sets out a detailed cost base for contracts exceeding £3,500,000 in value. It includes online access through December 2014. Catalog no. K21342, September 2013, 824 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-0406-3, $250.00 / £155.00

Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2014 Edited by

Davis Langdon It's been a turbulent year for mechanical and electrical contractors. But what’s been the effect on prices? Now combining NRM1 and SMM7, Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book is still the only comprehensive and up-to-date services engineering price book that provides detailed pricing information across the full range of mechanical and electrical services, together with higher-level costs for a diverse range of systems and different building applications. It keeps its focus on the topical: BMS, BIM, Feed-In Tariffs, and carbon trading. Catalog no. K21347, October 2013, 896 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-0414-8, $250.00 / £155.00

Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2014

Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2014

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Davis Langdon

This new edition, to a combination of NRM1 and SMM7, is the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It covers all the items to be found in hard and soft landscape contracts, and forms an indispensable reference book for quantity surveyors, landscape architects, contractors and local authorities—essential for compiling estimates, specifications, bills of quantities and works schedules—no matter what the size of the project being undertaken. This year’s book has a heavily enhanced approximate estimates section, with most measured works items being also presented as composite items.

Spon's Civils and Highways Price Book gives costs for both general and civil engineering works and highway works, and provides a full breakdown of labour, plant and material elements, with labour rates updated in line with the latest CIJC wage agreement. It serves as a comprehensive work manual for the UK’s civil engineering, surveying and construction business. It captures changes in labour rates and materials costs driven especially by the subtle changes in road, rail, and electricity sectors. Catalog no. K21344, October 2013, c. 696 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-0410-0, $260.00 / £165.00

Catalog no. K21346, September 2013, 608 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4822-0412-4, $210.00 / £135.00

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