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  1. Atlas of Remote Sensing of the Wenchuan Earthquake

    Edited by Guo Huadong

    In May 12, 2008, the Wenchuan County earthquake caused devastating loss of human life and property. Applying all the remote sensing technology available, the Chinese Academy of Sciences immediately launched into action, making full use of its state-of-the-art facilities, remote sensing planes, and...

    Published November 18th 2009 by CRC Press

  2. Geotechnical Slope Analysis

    By Robin Chowdhury, Phil Flentje, Gautam Bhattacharya

    Freshly updated and extended version of Slope Analysis (Chowdhury, Elsevier, 1978). This reference book gives a complete overview of the developments in slope engineering in the last 30 years. Its multi-disciplinary, critical approach and the chapters devoted to seismic effects and probabilistic...

    Published November 17th 2009 by CRC Press

  3. Practical Channel Hydraulics

    Roughness, Conveyance and Afflux

    By Donald W. Knight, Caroline McGahey, Rob Lamb, Paul Samuels

    A technical reference guide and instruction text for the estimation of flood and drainage water levels in rivers, waterways and drainage channels. It is written as a user’s manual for the openly available innovative Conveyance and Afflux Estimation System (CES-AES) software, with which water...

    Published October 6th 2009 by CRC Press

  4. Meso-Scale Shear Physics in Earthquake and Landslide Mechanics

    Edited by Yossef H. Hatzor, Jean Sulem, Ioannis Vardoulakis

    The identification of meso-scale phenomena – occurring between microscopic and continuum length scales – has been one of the most exciting developments in rock mechanics in the last decade. Meso-scale phenomena are considered as the bridge between the two length scales in understanding shear...

    Published September 27th 2009 by CRC Press

  5. Performance-Based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering

    From Case History to Practice

    Edited by Takaji Kokusho, Yoshimichi Tsukamoto, Mitsutoshi Yoshimine

    This book presents current developments in performance-based design (PBD) in earthquake geotechnical engineering, including various case histories, numerical methods, soil investigations and engineering practice. Special attention is paid to the 2008 Wenchuan Sichuan earthquake in China,...

    Published September 23rd 2009 by CRC Press

  6. The Messina Strait Bridge

    A Challenge and a Dream

    By Fabio Brancaleoni, Giorgio Diana, Ezio Faccioli, Giuseppe Fiammenghi, Ian P.T. Firth, Niels J. Gimsing, Michele Jamiolkowski, Peter Sluszka, Giovanni Solari, Gianluca Valensise, Enzo Vullo

    This book describes the enormous depth of work carried out since the early 1970s on the Messina Strait Bridge, up to the recent award of the detailed design and construction contract. This important work has included extensive studies, concepts and design developments, with far reaching...

    Published September 22nd 2009 by CRC Press

  7. Safety, Reliability and Risk of Structures, Infrastructures and Engineering Systems

    Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, ICOSSAR, 13-17 September 2009, Osaka, Japan

    Edited by Hitoshi Furuta, Dan Frangopol, Masanobu Shinozuka

    Containing the papers of the 10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR2009, Osaka, Japan), this work covers safety and reliability of structures and systems in civil, marine, mechanical, transportation, and aerospace systems. A special focus is...

    Published August 31st 2009 by CRC Press

  8. Seismic Design Aids for Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures

    By Srinivasan Chandrasekaran, Luciano Nunziante, Giorgio Serino, Federico Carannante

    Series: Advances in Earthquake Engineering

    Tools to Safeguard New Buildings and Assess Existing OnesNonlinear analysis methods such as static pushover are globally considered a reliable tool for seismic and structural assessment. But the accuracy of seismic capacity estimates—which can prevent catastrophic loss of life and astronomical...

    Published July 28th 2009 by CRC Press

  9. Protection of Historical Buildings, Two Volume Set


    Edited by Federico Mazzolani

    This book is a comprehensive review of recent developments in the field of the protection of relevant buildings belonging to the cultural heritage. at the first International Conference PROHITECH 09 (Rome, Italy, June 2009). Including the latest progress in theoretical and experimental research on...

    Published June 11th 2009 by CRC Press

  10. Earthquake Geotechnical Case Histories for Performance-Based Design

    ISSMGE TC4 2005-2009 Term Volume

    Edited by Takaji Kokusho

    Earthquake Geotechnical Case Histories for Performance-Based Design is a collection of 26 case histories, each study containing well-instrumented geotechnical and earthquake data. The book is intended to serve as a reference work, since it contains a common scale to develop and implement design...

    Published June 4th 2009 by CRC Press