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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published April 27th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. 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...

    To Be Published May 29th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Rock Fall Engineering

    By Duncan C. Wyllie

    Rock falls can be a public safety issue. This book provides comprehensive information on identification of these hazards, and design and construction of protection methods. Rock Fall Engineering describes first, the theoretical background to rock fall behaviour in terms of the impact and...

    To Be Published July 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Surface Wave Methods for Near-Surface Site Characterization

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

    Surface wave methods analysis the dispersive nature of surface wave propagation in heterogeneous media to measure shear wave velocity or material damping ratio profiles, and enable earthquake site response to be assessed. This is the only comprehensive reference that provides a unified treatment of...

    To Be Published August 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics XIV

    Edited by Fusao Oka

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Microcracking in Rock as Acoustic Emission

    By Tsuyoshi Ishida, Joseph Labuz

    Series: Geomechanics Research Series

    Rock stress and rock damaging are some of the main obstacles encountered when designing and constructing engineering projects with rock. This book will provide a basis to interpret acoustic emission (AE) as damage processes in stressed rock, with applications to stress measurements, size effects,...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Urban Pluvial and Coincidental Flooding

    Edited by Čedo Maksimovic, Adrian Saul

    Series: Urban Water Series

    Pluvial flooding is defined as flooding that results from rainfall-generated overland flow, before the runoff enters any watercourse or sewer. It is usually associated with high intensity rainfall events (typically >30mm/h) but can also occur with lower intensity rainfall or melting snow...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Risk and Reliability in Geotechnical Engineering

    Edited by Kok-Kwang Phoon, Jianye Ching

    In the last decade reliability-based design methodologies have been adopted or are close to adoption by design codes in USA, Europe, and Japan. This third edition makes these methodologies more accessible to practitioners and researchers by presenting soil statistics which are necessary inputs. It...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Earthquake Engineering Handbook, Second Edition

    Edited by Charles Scawthorn, Wai-Fah Chen

    This new edition includes new chapters on geology; architectural aspects; systems, network, and software applications, economic aspects and financing earthquake risk. Earthquakes are nearly unique among natural phenomena – they affect virtually everything within a region, from massive buildings and...

    To Be Published January 25th 2015 by CRC Press