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  1. Water and Sanitation Services

    Public Policy and Management

    Edited by Jose Esteban Castro, Leo Heller

    Substantially reducing the number of human beings who lack access to clean water and safe sanitation is one of the key Millennium Development Goals. This book argues and demonstrates that this can only be achieved by a better integration of the technical and social science approaches in the search...

    Published August 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Structural Analysis of Historic Construction: Preserving Safety and Significance, Two Volume Set

    Proceedings of the VI International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historic Construction, SAHC08, 2-4 July 2008, Bath, United Kingdom

    Edited by Dina D'Ayala, Enrico Fodde

    The successful preservation of an historic building, complex or city depends on the continued use and daily care that come with it. The possibility of continued use depends on the adaptation of the building to modern standards and practice of living, requiring changes in constructional or...

    Published June 1st 2008 by CRC Press

  3. Understanding Bridge Collapses

    By Björn Åkesson

    In a straightforward style, this book presents a detailed overview of 20 cases of famous and other highly interesting bridge collapses over the last two centuries. Every case is illustrated and described in detail and the failure analyses made are supported by well-known explanations and, in some...

    Published May 13th 2008 by CRC Press

  4. The Official History of Britain and the Channel Tunnel

    By Terry Gourvish

    Series: Government Official History Series

    Commissioned by the Cabinet Office and using hitherto untapped British Government records, this book presents an in-depth analysis of the successful project of 1986-94. This is a vivid portrayal of the complexities of quadripartite decision-making (two countries, plus the public and...

    Published June 29th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Of Stones and Man

    From the Pharaohs to the Present Day

    By Jean Kerisel

    Of Stones and Man explores the many errors of judgement made by civilizations both ancient and modern across the world. Arrogance and a penchant for excess drove mankind to build ever greater and more ambitious edifices. The author analyzes these works from a scientific and historically-sensitive...

    Published August 31st 2005 by CRC Press

  6. Of Stones and Man

    From the Pharaohs to the Present Day

    By Jean Kerisel

    Of Stones and Man explores the many errors of judgement made by civilizations both ancient and modern across the world. Arrogance and a penchant for excess drove mankind to build ever greater and more ambitious edifices. The author analyzes these works from a scientific and historically-sensitive...

    Published August 31st 2005 by CRC Press

  7. Structural Engineering

    History and development

    Edited by R.J.W. Milne

    This volume contains invited contributions from eight of the Gold Medal winners of the Institution of Structural Engineers, presented at the seminar held to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the granting of the Royal Charter to the Institution. The authors are among the pre-eminent engineers of the...

    Published November 26th 1997 by CRC Press

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Conservation of Subterranean Cultural Heritage
    Edited by C. Saiz-Jimenez
    To Be Published October 20th 2014

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