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  1. 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 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 19th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. 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 14th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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