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by Mahmoud, Khaled
<P>On Thursday evening, May 23, 2013, the Interstate 5 Bridge over the Skagit River in Washington state collapsed due to impact by an oversize truck, dumping vehicles and people into the water. Fortunately, the bridge is located in a rural area ...eBook
by Mo, Y. L.
This book is concerned with the dynamic behavior of reinforced/prestressed concrete structures, such as: buildings and bridges. It discusses how to predict or check the real inelastic behavior of concrete structures subjected to dynamic loads, ...eBook
by Chowdhury, Indrajit
<P>Designed to provide engineers with quick access to current and practical information on the dynamics of structure and foundation, this 2-volume reference work is intended for engineers involved with earthquake or dynamic analysis, ...eBook
by Mileto, C.
<P>Earthen architecture is widespread all over the world and demonstrates a significant richness of varieties both in application and in materials used. This book discusses and debates the lessons that can be learned from earthen architecture toeBook
by Peuportier, Bruno
A growing number of urban inhabitants are aware of pressing environmental concerns. This book aims to provide information about relevant environmental quality criteria in urban construction settings, before methods are proposed for assessing ...eBook
by Van Hemelrijck, Danny
<P>Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) is of worldwide significance, and is strongly related to the detection of damage in engineering structures (buildings, bridges, aircrafts, ships, pressure vessels, etc.) using non-invasive techniques (ultrasound,eBook
by Junbo Jia & Jeom Kee Paik
<p>Engineering dynamics and vibrations has become an essential topic for ensuring structural integrity and operational functionality in different engineering areas. However, practical problems regarding dynamics and vibrations are in many cases ...eBook
by Ertas, Atila
<P>In the last decade, the number of complex problems facing engineers has increased, and the technical knowledge required to address and mitigate them continues to evolve rapidly. These problems include not only the design of engineering ...eBook
by Javidinejad, Amir
<P>Developed with stress analysts handling multidisciplinary subjects in mind, and written to provide the theories needed for problem solving and stress analysis on structural systems, <STRONG>Essentials of Mechanical Stress Analysis</STRONG> ...eBook
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by Alla P. Gakuba
<p>There are several example in this story when the author was faced with huge job problems and must find solutions and then solve it—otherwise her career would be over. </p> <p> One such problem was: how to design 3.5 miles “a spiral” ...eBook
by McKenzie, William M.C.
<P>This second edition of <STRONG>Examples in Structural Analysis</STRONG> uses a step-by-step approach and provides an extensive collection of fully worked and graded examples for a wide variety of structural analysis problems. It presents ...eBook
by Maddox, S J
The key to avoidance of fatigue, which is the main cause of service failures, is good design. In the case of welded joints, which are particularly susceptible to fatigue, design rules are available. However, their effective use requires a good ...eBook
by Chen, Xiaolin
<P><STRONG><EM>Learn Basic Theory and Software Usage from a Single Volume</EM></STRONG></P> <P></P><STRONG> <P>Finite Element Modeling and Simulation with ANSYS Workbench </STRONG>combines finite element theory with real-world practice. ...eBook
by Xiaolin Chen & Yijun Liu
<p><strong>Finite Element Modeling and Simulation with ANSYS Workbench 18, Second Edition</strong>, combines finite element theory with real-world practice. Providing an introduction to finite element modeling and analysis for those with no ...eBook
by Kotsovos, Michael D.
<P><STRONG><EM>A Powerful Tool for the Analysis and Design of Complex Structural Elements</EM></STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>Finite-Element Modelling of Structural Concrete: Short-Term Static and Dynamic Loading Conditions</STRONG> presents a ...eBook
by Mavis Sika Okyere
<p>This book examines the fire-resistant design of fixed offshore platforms. It describes the required loading, load combinations, strength and stability checks for structural elements. It also explains the design of tubular joints, fatigue ...eBook
Damage Assessments for Residential and Commercial Structures
by Stephen E. Petty
<p>A comprehensive resource that builds a bridge between engineering disciplines and the building sciences and trades, <strong>Forensic Engineering: Damage Assessments for Residential and Commercial Structures</strong> provides an extensive lookeBook
by Alexander Newman
<h4>MEET THE COMPLEX CHALLENGES OF METAL BUILDING SYSTEMS FOUNDATION DESIGN</h4> <p>Expand your professional design skills and engineer safe, reliable foundations and anchors for metal building systems. Written by a practicing structural ...eBook
by Davalos, Julio F.
<P>Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) decks have been increasingly used for new construction and rehabilitation projects worldwide. The benefits of using FRP bridge decks, such as durability, light weight, high strength, reduced maintenance costs, ...eBook
Theory and Applications in Civil Engineering
by Etienne Frossard
<p>This book develops a new vision in geomechanics which will be of interest to researchers and engineers. It begins with the key theoretical features of dissipative structures induced by elementary contact friction within geomaterials in slow ...eBook