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  1. Slope Stability Analysis and Stabilization

    New Methods and Insight, Second Edition

    By Y. M. Cheng, C. K. Lau

    Includes Recommendations for Analysis, Design Practice, Design Charts, Tables, and More Using a unified approach to address a medley of engineering and construction problems, Slope Stability Analysis and Stabilization: New Methods and Insight, Second Edition provides helpful practical advice and...

    Published May 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Physical Security and Environmental Protection

    By John Perdikaris

    Manage a Hazard or Threat Effectively and Prevent It from Becoming a Disaster When disaster strikes, it can present challenges to those caught off guard, leaving them to cope with the fallout. Adopting a risk management approach to addressing threats, vulnerability, and risk assessments is...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes

    Edited by Rolando P. Orense, Ikuo Towhata, Nawawi Chouw

    Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes contains selected papers presented at the New Zealand – Japan Workshop on Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes (Auckland, New Zealand, 2-3 December 2013). The 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes in New Zealand and...

    Published April 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. 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 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Debris Flow

    Mechanics, Prediction and Countermeasures, 2nd edition, 2nd Edition

    By Tamotsu Takahashi

    This is the 2nd edition of one of the most comprehensive accounts of debris flow, describing both theoretical and applied aspects. In the first part, the fundamental mechanical characteristics are discussed, including flow characteristics, type classification, mechanics, occurrence and development,...

    Published March 10th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Geothermal Systems and Energy Resources

    Turkey and Greece

    Edited by Alper Baba, Jochen Bundschuh, D. Chandrasekharam

    Series: Sustainable Energy Developments

    In the region comprising Turkey and Greece, people have been using water from geothermal sources for bathing and washing of clothes since ancient times. This region falls within the Alpine-Himalayan orogenic belt and hence is a locus of active volcanism and tectonism and experiences frequent...

    Published March 7th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster

    Investigating the Myth and Reality

    By The Independent Investigation on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was...

    Published February 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Megacities and the Coast

    Risk, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Mark Pelling, Sophie Blackburn

    Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Seismic Design of Steel Structures

    By Victor Gioncu, Federico Mazzolani

    Providing real world applications for different structural types and seismic characteristics, Seismic Design of Steel Structures combines knowledge of seismic behavior of steel structures with the principles of earthquake engineering. This book focuses on seismic design, and concentrates...

    Published November 20th 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Geotechnical Safety and Risk IV

    Edited by Limin Zhang, Yu Wang, Gang Wang, Li Dianqing

    Geotechnical Safety and Risk IV contains the contributions presented at the 4th International Symposium on Geotechnical Safety and Risk (4th ISGSR, Hong Kong, 4-6 December 2013), which was organised under the auspices of the Geotechnical Safety Network (GEOSNet), TC304 on Engineering Practice of...

    Published November 15th 2013 by CRC Press