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  1. Outrigger Design for High-Rise Buildings

    By Hi Sun Choi, Goman Ho, Leonard Joseph, Neville Mathias, Ctbuh

    Outrigger systems are rigid horizontal structures designed to improve a building’s stability and strength by connecting the building core or spine to distant columns, much in the way an outrigger can prevent a canoe from overturning. Outriggers have been used in tall, narrow buildings for nearly...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Geotechnical Design for Sublevel Open Stoping

    By Ernesto Villaescusa

    The first comprehensive work on one of the most important underground mining methods worldwide, Geotechnical Design for Sublevel Open Stoping presents topics according to the conventional sublevel stoping process used by most mining houses, in which a sublevel stoping geometry is chosen for a...

    Published March 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Delivering Integrated Flood Risk Management

    Governance for Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation - UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Sebastiaan van Herk

    The frequency and consequences of extreme flood events have increased rapidly worldwide in recent decades and climate change and economic growth are likely to exacerbate this trend. Flood protection measures alone cannot accommodate the future frequencies and impacts of flooding. Integrated flood...

    Published March 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Design of Liquid Retaining Concrete Structures, Third Edition

    By John P. Forth, Andrew J. Martin

    The third edition of a successful engineering text, Design of Liquid Retaining Concrete Structures clarifies the theoretical guidance given in the new suite of Eurocodes for the subject of retaining structures. The book qualifies the extensive set of guides in terms of the design of these...

    Published March 30th 2014 by Whittles Publishing

  5. Concrete Buildings in Seismic Regions

    By George G. Penelis, Gregory G. Penelis

    Bearing in mind that reinforced concrete is a key component in a majority of built environment structures, Concrete Buildings in Seismic Regions combines the scientific knowledge of earthquake engineering with a focus on the design of reinforced concrete buildings in seismic regions. This book...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Water for Food Security and Well-being in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Social and Environmental Implications for a Globalized Economy

    Edited by Bárbara A. Willaarts, Alberto Garrido, M. Ramón Llamas

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This volume provides an analytical and facts-based overview on the progress achieved in water security in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region over during the last decade, and its links to regional development, food security and human well-being. Although the book takes a regional approach,...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Sulfate Reduction for Remediation of Gypsiferous Soils and Solid Wastes

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Pimluck Kijjanapanich

    Construction and demolition debris (CDD) and gypsiferous soils contain elevated concentrations of sulfate which can cause several environmental and agricultural problems. Reduction of the sulfate content of CDD and gypsiferous soils is an option to overcome these problems. This study aimed to...

    Published March 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Sanitation in Unsewered Urban Poor Areas: Technology Selection, Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment and Grey Water Treatment

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Alex Yasoni Katukiza

    The PhD Thesis covers a review of sanitation technology options for urban slums including existing technologies, their application status and the knowledge gaps. A novel method for selection of sustainable sanitation technologies in urban slums is presented as an alternative to software...

    Published March 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Adsorptive Removal of Heavy Metals from Groundwater by Iron Oxide Based Adsorbents

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Valentine Uwamariya

    In general, groundwater is a preferred source of drinking water because of its convenient availability and its constant and good quality. However this source is vulnerable to contamination by several substances. Acceptable quality limits relative to micropollutant contents in drinking water are...

    Published March 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Advanced Engineering and Technology

    Edited by Liquan Xie, Dianjian Huang

    Advanced Engineering and Technology contains 110 technical papers from the 2014 Annual Congress on Advanced Engineering and Technology (CAET 2014, Hong Kong, 19-20 April 2014, including the 4th Workshop on Applied Mechanics and Civil Engineering, AMCE 2014). The contributions focus on advanced...

    Published March 17th 2014 by CRC Press