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  1. Frontiers of Discontinuous Numerical Methods and Practical Simulations in Engineering and Disaster Prevention

    Edited by Guangqi Chen, Yuzo Ohnishi, Lu Zheng, Takeshi Sasaki

    Analysis of large deformation, rigid body movement and strain or stress for discontinuous materials is often required for project designs and plans in the fields of engineering and disaster prevention. Many numerical simulation and analysis methods have been developed for the requirement from...

    Published August 11th 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Coastal Erosion and Protection in Europe

    Edited by Enzo Pranzini, Allan Williams

    Europe has a long history of managing coastal erosion through a variety of protection strategies, from the defences of the Venice lagoons to coastal land reclamation in the Netherlands. This book provides a comprehensive review of the entire coastline of Europe and a comparative analysis of...

    Published February 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Specialty Construction Techniques for Dam and Levee Remediation

    Edited by Donald A. Bruce

    Dam and levee remediation has become more prevalent since the start of the twenty-first century. Given the vastness and complexity of the infrastructures involved, keeping up with maintenance needs is very difficult. Major surges in repair are usually triggered by nature’s wake-up calls, such as...

    Published September 25th 2012 by CRC Press

  4. Landslides and Engineered Slopes, 2 Volume Set +CDROM

    Protecting Society through Improved Understanding

    Edited by Erik Eberhardt, Corey Froese, Keith Turner, S. Leroueil

    Two-volume set, includes a free CD containing the full contents of the book. Landslides and Engineered Slopes: Protecting Society through Improved Understanding comprises the Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Landslides and 2nd North American Symposium on Landslides (Banff, Alberta...

    Published June 18th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Multi-Objective Optimization for Urban Drainage Rehabilitation

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Wilmer Jose Barreto Cordero

    Flooding in urbanized areas has become a very important issue around the world. The level of service (or performance) of urban drainage systems (UDS) degrades in time for a number of reasons. In order to maintain an acceptable performance of UDS, early rehabilitation plans must be developed and...

    Published April 30th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas

    STESSA 2012

    Edited by Federico Mazzolani, Ricardo Herrera

    Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas is a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the field of seismic resistant steel structures. It comprises a collection of papers presented at the seventh International Specialty Conference STESSA 2012 (Santiago, Chile, 9-11 January 2012...

    Published January 30th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Structural Damping

    Applications in Seismic Response Modification

    By Zach Liang, George C. Lee, Gary F. Dargush, Jianwei Song

    Series: Advances in Earthquake Engineering

    Rapid advances have been made during the past few decades in earthquake response modification technologies for structures, most notably in base isolation and energy dissipation systems. Many practical applications of various dampers can be found worldwide and, in the United States, damper design...

    Published November 20th 2011 by CRC Press

  8. Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control: A Bioengineering Approach

    A Bioengineering Approach

    By Roy P.C. Morgan, R.J. Rickson

    **Please note that the PB version of this title is an exact reprint of the original HB published in 1994** This book is an up-to-date review of research and practice on the use of vegetation for slope stabilization and control of surface erosion caused by water and wind. From a basic understanding...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Taylor & Francis

  9. Geology of North Africa

    By Edward Tawadros

    A reference volume on the geology of North Africa, this volume deals with Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco. In great detail the geology, tectonic elements, the geology of the Pan-African Shield, the Phanerozoic geological evolution and most of the lithostratigrahpic units of the five...

    Published November 1st 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Urban Flood Management

    By Chris Zevenbergen, Adrian Cashman, Niki Evelpidou, Erik Pasche, Stephen Garvin, Richard Ashley

    Along with windstorms, floods are the most common and widespread of all natural disasters. Although they can often be predicted, they cause loss of life, damage and destruction, as many urban communities are located near coasts and rivers. In terms of victims, floods are responsible for more than...

    Published September 20th 2010 by CRC Press