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  1. Safety and Reliability: Methodology and Applications

    Edited by Tomasz Nowakowski, Marek Młyńczak, Anna Jodejko-Pietruczuk, Sylwia Werbińska-Wojciechowska

    Within the last fifty years the performance requirements for technical objects and systems were supplemented with: customer expectations (quality), abilities to prevent the loss of the object properties in operation time (reliability and maintainability), protection against the effects of...

    Published August 27th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Vernacular Architecture: Towards a Sustainable Future

    Edited by C. Mileto, F. Vegas, L. García Soriano, V. Cristini

    Sustainability is a concept that has monopolised a large number of the scientific debates in a wide range of spheres connected not only with architecture, urban planning and construction, but also with the product market, tourism, culture, etc. However, sustainability is indissolubly linked to...

    Published August 27th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Economics of Water Management in Agriculture

    Edited by Thomas Bournaris, Julio Berbel, Basil Manos, Davide Viaggi

    This book includes a set of papers from distinguished scholars who critically examine economic issues relating to the relationship between water and agriculture, with a special focus on irrigation. Employing state of the art methodologies, they address the most relevant issues in water policy. The...

    Published August 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Geomechanics from Micro to Macro

    Edited by Kenichi Soga, Krishna Kumar, Giovanna Biscontin, Matthew Kuo

    Geomechanics from Micro to Macro contains 268 papers presented at the International Symposium on Geomechanics from Micro and Macro (IS-Cambridge, UK, 1-3 September 2014). The symposium created a forum for the dissemination of new advances in the micro-macro relations of geomaterial behaviour and...

    Published August 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Earthen Architecture: Past, Present and Future

    Edited by C. Mileto, F. Vegas, L. García Soriano, V. Cristini

    Earthen architecture is widespread all over the world and demonstrates a significant richness of varieties both in application and in materials used. This book discusses and debates the lessons that can be learned from earthen architecture to create sustainable architecture today, both for the...

    Published August 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Strength of Materials, Second Edition

    By T. S. Venkatesh

    Ideal for undergraduate students from all branches of engineering, this simple and easy-to-understand text provides comprehensive coverage of the strength of materials, covering stresses and strains, shear force and bending, torsion, deflection, and strain energy as well as closed-coil helical...

    Published August 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Surface Wave Methods for Near-Surface Site Characterization

    By Sebastiano Foti, Carlo G. Lai, Glenn J. Rix, Claudio Strobbia

    Develop a Greater Understanding of How and Why Surface Wave Testing Works Using examples and case studies directly drawn from the authors’ experience, Surface Wave Methods for Near-Surface Site Characterization addresses both the experimental and theoretical aspects of surface wave propagation in...

    Published August 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Management

    Capacity, Equity and Sustainability

    Edited by Dominic Stucker, Elena Lopez-Gunn

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    The impacts of human-induced climate change are largely mediated by water, such as alterations in precipitation and glacial melt patterns, variations in river flow, increased occurrence of droughts and floods, and sea level rise in densely populated coastal areas. Such phenomena impact both urban...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Geotechnics for Catastrophic Flooding Events

    Edited by Susumu Iai

    Geotechnics for Catastrophic Flooding Events presents the keynote lectures (book, 264 pages) and keynote lectures and general papers (CD-ROM, 608 pages) presented at the Fourth International ISSMGEConference on Geotechnical Engineering for Disaster Mitigation and Rehabilitation (4th GEDMAR, Kyoto,...

    Published August 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Analysis of Pavement Structures

    By Animesh Das

    Predict or Explain the Pavement Response to Load: Understand the Physical Governing Principles Analysis of Pavement Structures brings together current research and existing knowledge on the analysis and design of pavements. This book provides a platform for the readers to understand the basic...

    Published August 18th 2014 by CRC Press