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Salah Souabi, Abdelkader Anouzla ... 550 pages - Language: ‎ English - Publisher: ‎Springer; (February, 2023) - AmazonSIN:‎ B0BSCXK993.

This book summarizes the recent research development concerning olive oil wastewater management: characterization, environmental impact, recovery and treatment. The book combines different chapters on the management of olive oil rejects using simple techniques with low investment and operating costs.

The main focus of the book is: - Diagnosis, impacts of olive oil waste, and regulations - The valorization of the margins and the olive waste- Wastewater treatment and recovery - Evaluation of investments and operating costs of treatment techniques - Shaped by experience, the authors present their view and approach to each focus area of managing liquid and solid waste produced by crushing units.

John C. Crittenden, R. Rhodes Trussell, David W. Hand, Kerry J. Howe, George Tchobanoglous, Bill Ward, James H. Borchardt ... 1952 pages - Language:‎ English - Publisher: ‎Wiley; Updated, 3rd edition (November, 2022) - ISBN-10:‎ 1119819962 - ISBN-13: 978-1119819967.


Stantec's Water Treatment: Principles and Design provides comprehensive coverage of the principles, theory, and practice of water treatment engineering. Written by world-renowned experts in the field of public water supply, this authoritative volume covers all key aspects of water treatment engineering, including plant design, water chemistry and microbiology, water filtration and disinfection, residuals management, internal corrosion of water conduits, regulatory requirements, and more.

The updated third edition of this industry-standard reference includes an entirely new chapter on potable reuse, the recycling of treated wastewater into the water supply using engineered advanced treatment technologies. QR codes embedded throughout the book connect the reader to online resources, including case studies and high-quality photographs and videos of real-world water treatment facilities. This edition provides instructors with access to additional resources via a companion website.Contains in-depth chapters on processes such as coagulation and flocculation, sedimentation, ion exchange, adsorption, and gas transfer + Details membrane filtration technologies, advanced oxidation, and potable reuse + Addresses ongoing environmental concerns, pharmacological agents in the water supply, and treatment strategies + Describes reverse osmosis applications for brackish groundwater, wastewater, and other water sources + Includes high-quality images and illustrations, useful appendices, tables of chemical properties and design data, and more than 450 exercises with worked solutions. Stantec's Water Treatment: Principles and Design, Updated Third Edition remains an indispensable resource for engineers designing or operating water treatment plants, and is an essential textbook for students of civil, environmental, and water resources engineering.

Y.M. Cheng, J.H. Wang, L. Liang, W.H. Fung Ivan... 592 pages - Language: ‎English - Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers; (April, 2020) - ISBN-10: 9811437386 - ISBN-13: ‎978-9811437380. 

Numerical Methods and Implementation in Geotechnical Engineering explains several numerical methods that are used in geotechnical engineering. The first part of this reference set includes methods such as the finite element method, distinct element method, discontinuous deformation analysis, numerical manifold method, smoothed particle hydrodynamics method, material point method, plasticity method, limit equilibrium and limit analysis, plasticity, slope stability and foundation engineering, optimization analysis and reliability analysis. The authors have also presented different computer programs associated with the materials in this book which will be useful to students learning how to apply the models explained in the text into practical situations when designing structures in locations with specific soil and rock settings.This reference book set is a suitable textbook primer for civil engineering students as it provides a basic introduction to different numerical methods (classical and modern) in comprehensive readable volumes.

M. S. H. Al-Furjan, M. Rabani Bidgoli, Reza Kolahchi, A. Farrokhian, M. R. Bayati ... 297 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; (January, 2023) - Language: English - ISBN-10: 1032393912 - ISBN-13: 978-1032393919.


Application of Numerical Methods in Engineering Problems using MATLAB(R) presents an analysis of structures using numerical methods and mathematical modeling. This structural analysis also includes beam, plate, and pipe elements, and also examines deflection and frequency, or buckling loads. The various engineering theories of beams/plates/shells are comprehensively presented, and the relationships between stress and strain, and the governing equations of the structure are extracted. To solve governing equations with numerical methods, there are two general types, including methods based on derivatives or integrals. Derivative-based methods have the advantage of flexibility in modeling boundary conditions, low analysis time, and very high degree of accuracy. Therefore, the book explains numerical methods based on derivatives, especially the differential quadrature method. Features: Examines the application of numerical methods to obtain the deflection, frequency, and buckling loads Discusses the application of numerical methods for solving motion equations Includes numerous practical and applicable examples throughout.

Nainan Kurian ... 384 pages - Language: ‎English - Publisher: Alpha Science International; (January, 2013) - ISBN-10: 1842657909 - ISBN-13: ‎978-1842657904.


Representing a unique approach to the vast array of topics in modern geotechnical and foundation engineering this book presents across eight chapters subjects such as, special and new Foundations, new retaining techniques, applications of geosynthetics and an array of other topics. Between them they cover a survey of topics alongside areas of modern geotechnical interest at the international level. The case histories include the foundations of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur and Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the geotechnical intervention in the restoration of the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the construction of the Suez and Panama Canals, making it an interesting addition to the library of anyone involved in the geotechnical and structural engineering communities.

Pijush Dutta, Souvik Pal, Asok Kumar, Korhan Cengiz ... 294 pages - Language: ‎English - Publisher: ‎Chapman and Hall/CRC; (April, 2023).


This book is written in a clear and thorough way to cover both the traditional and modern uses of artificial intelligence and soft computing. It gives an in-depth look at mathematical models, algorithms, and real-world problems that are hard to solve in MATLAB. The book is intended to provide a broad and in-depth understanding of fuzzy logic controllers, genetic algorithms, neural networks, and hybrid techniques such as ANFIS and the GA-ANN model.

Features: A detailed description of basic intelligent techniques (fuzzy logic, genetic algorithm and neural network using MATLAB) + A detailed description of the hybrid intelligent technique called the adaptive fuzzy inference technique (ANFIS) + Formulation of the nonlinear model like analysis of ANOVA and response surface methodology + Variety of solved problems on ANOVA and RSM + Case studies of above mentioned intelligent techniques on the different process control systems.

This book can be used as a handbook and a guide for students of all engineering disciplines, operational research areas, computer applications, and for various professionals who work in the optimization area.

Makoto Sato ... 213 pages - Language: ‎English - Publisher: ‎Springer; (January, 2023) - ISBN-10: 9811982562 - ISBN-13: ‎978-9811982569.

This book helps the reader make use of the mathematical models of biological phenomena starting from the basics of programming and computer simulation. Computer simulations based on a mathematical model enable us to find a novel biological mechanism and predict an unknown biological phenomenon. Mathematical biology could further expand the progress of modern life sciences. Although many biologists are interested in mathematical biology, they do not have experience in mathematics and computer science. An educational course that combines biology, mathematics, and computer science is very rare to date. Published books for mathematical biology usually explain the theories of established mathematical models, but they do not provide a practical explanation for how to solve the differential equations included in the models, or to establish such a model that fits with a phenomenon of interest.

MATLAB is an ideal programming platform for the beginners of computer science. This book starts from the very basics about how to write a programming code for MATLAB (or Octave), explains how to solve ordinary and partial differential equations, and how to apply mathematical models to various biological phenomena such as diabetes, infectious diseases, and heartbeats. Some of them are original models, newly developed for this book. Because MATLAB codes are embedded and explained throughout the book, it will be easy to catch up with the text. In the final chapter, the book focuses on the mathematical model of the proneural wave, a phenomenon that guarantees the sequential differentiation of neurons in the brain. This model was published as a paper from the author’s lab (Sato et al., PNAS 113, E5153, 2016), and was intensively explained in the book chapter “Notch Signaling in Embryology and Cancer”, published by Springer in 2020. This book provides the reader who has a biological background with invaluable opportunities to learn and practice mathematical biology.

S. Wang, P. Hagan, C. Cao ... 422 pages - Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann; (August, 2016) ... Language: English - ISBN-13: 978-0128105535.

Advances in Rock-Support and Geotechnical Engineering brings together the latest research results regarding the theory of rock mechanics, its analytical methods and innovative technologies, and its applications in practical engineering. This book is divided into six sections, rock tests, rock bolting, grouted anchor, tunneling engineering, slope engineering, and mining engineering. Coverage includes fracture hinged arching process and instability characteristics of rock plates, failure modes of rock bolting, scale effects, and loading transfer mechanism of the grouted anchor. Also covered are recent innovations and applications in tunneling engineering, slope engineering, and mining engineering. This book provides innovative, practical, and rich content that can be used as a valuable reference for researchers undertaking tunneling engineering, slope engineering, mining engineering, and rock mechanics, and for onsite technical personnel and teachers and students studying the topics in related universities. Key Features: Enriches new theories on failure modes of rock plates, rock bolting mechanisms, and anchor loading transfer * Develops new methods of evaluating the stability of slope engineering and the roof stability of the mined-out areas * Includes fracture hinged arching process and instability characteristics of rock plates, failure modes of rock bolting, scale effects, and loading transfer mechanism of the grouted anchor. Readership: Researchers engaging in tunneling engineering, slope engineering, mining engineering and rock mechanics; teachers and graduate students in the related subjects; on-site technical persons wishing to create a foundation for understanding these topics, refresh their knowledge, or expand their expertise in this area.

Ming Xiao ... 424 pages - Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1st edition (May, 2015) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0470632232 - ISBN-13: 978-0470632239.

This accessible, clear, concise and contemporary text in geotechnical engineering design covers the major design topics, making it the one stop shop for students. Packed with self-test problems and projects, and with a detailed online solution manual, it presents the state of the art in engineering practice, including soil nail walls, liquefaction, earthquake foundation design and erosion controls. Geotechnical Engineering Design explains fundamental design principles and approaches in geotechnical engineering, offering an introduction to engineering geology, subsurface explorations, shallow and deep foundations, slope stability analyses and remediation, filters and drains, earth retaining structures, geosynthetics, and basic seismic evaluations of slope stability, lateral earth pressures, and liquefaction. Readers are expected to have taken a soil mechanics course and already understand the principles of engineering properties of soils. The he book applies these principles and focuses on the design methodologies in geotechnical engineering. Individual chapters present particular design approaches, followed by a detailed sample problem demonstrating it. The chapters begin by explaining why that design topic is important in engineering practice. Hundreds of illustrations on field applications and design approaches are provided throughout the text. Wherever designs are presented, sample problems and solutions are included and homework problems at the end of each chapter test students’ basic understanding of the concepts and design approaches as well as challenging them to solve real-world design issues. A unique aspect of the book is the inclusion of Eurocode 7: Geotechnical design, the European Standard for the design of geotechnical structures. The design approaches of many topics in this book use both limit state design (in Europe) and allowable stress design (in the USA) so two sets of solutions in many sample problems are provided to show both design methodologies. Both British Standards and America Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards are referred to. This allows an international audience to understand the commonalities and differences in geotechnical engineering designs worldwide.

B. C. Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain, A. K. Jain ... 940 pages - Publisher: Laxmi Publications; 17th edition (December, 2005) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 8170087910 - ISBN-13: 978-8170087915.

Soil Mechanics And Foundations is written especially for students pursuing civil engineering. It provides a comprehensive understanding of soil characteristics and properties. It even contains experiments to help students gain a practical insight into soil mechanics. With all structures having earth as its common foundation, its essential that students of civil engineering understand this main component. A safe structure can only be built when there is thorough knowledge of its foundation. This book contains 34 chapters and covers topics like Clay Mineralogy, Well Hydraulics, Stress Distribution, Compaction, Stability of Slopes, Well, Pile and Machine Foundations, Bulkheads and Cofferdams, Stabilisation of Soils, Permeability, and more. It explains in detail about Elements of Elasticity, Earth Pressure, Bearing Capacity, and Shear Strength. The book also contains 21 lab experiments.

Kasinathan Muthukkumaran, Balunaini Umashankar, N. Kumar Pitchumani ... 737 pages - Language: English - Publisher: Springer (February, 2023).


This book comprises the select peer-reviewed proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC) 2021. The contents focus on Geotechnics for Infrastructure Development and Innovative Applications. This book covers topics geotechnical challenges in tunnel construction, related performance of temporary secant pile wall, soil nail walls, rock-fill embankment dams, performance of MSE wall, stability analysis, dynamic stability and landslide simulations, landslide early warning system, among others. This book is of interest to those in academia and industry. This book is of interest to those in academia and industry.

Sanjay Kumar Shukla ... Language: ‎ English - Publisher: ‎ CRC Press; (December, 2021).


This book presents mainly the geotechnical details of geomaterials (soils and rocks) found in all the 36 states and union territories of India. There are 37 chapters in this book. Chapter 1 provides an overview of geomaterials, focusing on their engineering properties as determined based on the project site investigations and laboratory/field tests; this will help readers understand the technical details explained throughout the book, with each chapter dealing with geomaterials of one state/union territory only.

Each chapter, contributed by a team of authors, follows a common template with the following sections: introduction, major types of soils and rocks, properties of soils and rocks, use of soils and rocks as construction materials, foundation and other geotechnical structures, other geomaterials, natural hazards, case studies and field tests, geoenvironmental impact on soils and rocks, concluding remarks and references. All the chapters cover highly practical information and technical data for application in ground infrastructure projects, including foundations of structures (buildings, towers, tanks, machines and so on), highway, railway and airport pavements, embankments, retaining structures/walls, dams, reservoirs, canals and ponds, and landfills and tunnels. These details are also highly useful for professionals dealing with mining, oil and gas projects and agricultural and aquacultural engineering projects. Although this book covers the Indian ground characteristics, the information provided can be helpful in some suitable forms to the professionals of other countries having similar ground conditions and applications.

Subhamoy Bhattacharya ... 432 pages - Language: ‎ English - Publisher: ‎ ICE Publishing; (December, 2018) - ISBN-10: ‎ 0727761668 - ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0727761668.

With easy-to-understand explanations of the basic concepts, Seismic Design of Foundations examines recent and worldwide research outputs and post-earthquake reconnaissance case studies and offers practical means of applying them to the real world. Each case study also provides worked examples of new and innovative findings that reveal background information behind the codes of practice in various parts of the world as well as the lessons learned from recent large-scale earthquakes. This book aims to - explain the latest state-of-the-art research on seismic design of foundations and related issues - breakdown and explain the codes of practice into easy-to-understand concepts - showcase worked examples at the end of each chapter highlighting the concepts covered - cover case studies from all over the world, including Japan, New Zealand, India and Taiwan amongst others. Seismic Design of Foundations presents state-of-the-art information which will be ideal for any student studying postgraduate civil engineering or structural engineering as well as researchers and practitioners working in the field of earthquake geotechnical engineering.

Ammar Dhouib ... 305 pages - Language: ‎English - Publisher:‎ Wiley-ISTE; (December, 2022).

Geotechnical engineering is now a fundamental component of construction projects. The first volume of this book therefore paves the way for the development of a lasting partnership between soil and foundations.

Applied Geotechnics for Construction Projects 1 first defines, identifies and classifies soils, exploring their complexities and weaknesses, and then outlines the basic principles of stresses and strains that establish and develop within soils. The third chapter of the book introduces and develops methods of soil investigation in order to experimentally determine the geotechnical parameters that are useful in the design stage of construction projects.

Each chapter of this first volume is illustrated with photographs of example construction sites and concludes with concrete examples of real projects. The result is a combination of geotechnical expertise and lessons learned from experience, both of which are highly valuable in the field of applied geotechnics for construction projects.

James Jordan ... 497 pages - Language: ‎ English - Publisher: ‎Independently published; (September, 2021).


Microsoft has added over a hundred new features and enhancements to Excel over the past years! The tools outlined in this guide book are among those that offer some of the greatest opportunities to all levels of Excel users to improve their efficiency and proficiency. Therefore, as you gain access to these tools – and others sure to follow – be sure to consider how you and your team members can and should take advantage of them to boost productivity. This book is specially made for business men, corporate bodies, organization, individuals, etc. who are looking for a means of learning Excel from basics to advanced (formulas, functions, VBA, Macros,etc.) level.

In this Excel 2021 guide, you’ll: Learn How to Analyze the Quality of Your Data with Power Query + Learn How to use Dynamic Array(FILTER, SORT, RANDARRY, SEQUENCE, SORTBY, and UNIQUE) + Learn How to enter basic formulas and calculations in excel + Learn How to select, activate and edit cells in excel+ Learn How to Create and manage workbooks and worksheets + Learn How to create a spreadsheet in word + Learn How to create charts in excel: types and examples + Learn How to format an excel table + Learn powerful and essential Excel Formulas and Functions + Learn How to Illustrate using XLOOKUP + Learn How to Automate Data Analysis with Excel’s Ideas Feature + Get familiar with Worksheet design + Find out how to work with charts and graphics +Use Excel for data management, analysis, modeling, and visualization + Basic and Professional Excel tips and tricks and Lots more…

Pavel G. Talalay ... 645 pages - Language: ‎English- Publisher: Springer; (January, 2023) - AmazonSIN:‎ B0BRHY16RW.


This book provides a comprehensive review of drilling technologies in the polar regions, from the portable drilling equipment for shallow sampling and coring, to heavy drilling equipment for deep onshore and offshore drilling. Particular attention is given to safe drilling methods in permafrost. In recent years, interest in drilling in the polar regions has increased under the pressure of the geopolitical “rush” and the undiscovered resource potential. In addition, borehole monitoring of permafrost thermal states is urgently needed to obtain evidence of climate change. The book focuses on the latest drilling technologies but also discusses the historical development of sampling, and drilling tools and devices, over the last 60–70 years providing valuable insights into a way forward and future possibilities.

DušanTeodorovic , Milan Janic ... 1931 pages - Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann; 2nd edition (January, 2022).

Transportation Engineering: Theory, Practice and Modeling, Second Edition presents comprehensive information related to traffic engineering and control, transportation planning and evaluation of transportation alternatives. The book systematically deals with almost the entire transportation engineering area, offering various techniques related to transportation modeling, transportation planning, and traffic control. It also shows readers how to use models and methods when predicting travel and freight transportation demand, how to analyze existing transportation networks, how to plan for new networks, and how to develop traffic control tactics and strategies. New topics addressed include alternative Intersections, alternative interchanges and individual/private transportation.

Readers will also learn how to utilize a range of engineering concepts and methods to make future transportation systems safer, more cost-effective, and "greener". Providing a broad view of transportation engineering, including transport infrastructure, control methods and analysis techniques, this new edition is for postgraduates in transportation and professionals needing to keep up-to-date with the latest theories and models.

Covers all forms of transportation engineering, including air, rail, road and public transit modes + Examines different transportation modes and how to make them sustainable + Features a new chapter covering the reliability, resilience, robustness and vulnerability of transportation systems

Cherry Bhargava, Pardeep Kumar Sharma ... 198 pages - Language:‎ English - Publisher: BPB Publications; (June, 2021).

Intelligent Reliability Analysis using MATLAB and AI explains a roadmap to analyze and predict various electronic components’ future life and performance reliability. Deeply narrated and authored by reliability experts, this book empowers the reader to deepen their understanding of reliability identification, its significance, preventive measures, and various techniques.The book teaches how to predict the residual lifetime of active and passive components using an interesting use case on electronic waste. The book will demonstrate how the capacity of re-usability of electronic components can benefit the consumer to reuse the same component, with the confidence of successful operations. It lists key attributes and ways to design experiments using Taguchi’s approach, based on various acceleration factors.

This book makes it easier for readers to understand reliability modeling of active and passive components using the Artificial Neural Network, Fuzzy Logic, Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS). The book keeps you engaged with a systematic and detailed explanation of step-wise MATLAB-based implementation of electronic components. These explanations and illustrations will help the readers to predict fault and failure well before time.

Dean G. Duffy ... 448 pages -  Language: ‎English - Publisher: ‎Chapman and Hall/CRC; (March, 2022)‎ - ISBN: 103-2133422 and 978-1032133423.

Through four previous editions of Advanced Engineering Mathematics with MATLAB, the author presented a wide variety of topics needed by today's engineers. The fifth edition of that book, available now, has been broken into two parts: topics currently needed in mathematics courses and a new stand-alone volume presenting topics not often included in these courses and consequently unknown to engineering students and many professionals. The overall structure of this new book consists of two parts: transform methods and random processes. Built upon a foundation of applied complex variables, the first part covers advanced transform methods, as well as z-transforms and Hilbert transforms--transforms of particular interest to systems, communication, and electrical engineers. This portion concludes with Green's function, a powerful method of analyzing systems.

The second portion presents random processes--processes that more accurately model physical and biological engineering. Of particular interest is the inclusion of stochastic calculus. The author continues to offer a wealth of examples and applications from the scientific and engineering literature, a highlight of his previous books. As before, theory is presented first, then examples, and then drill problems. Answers are given in the back of the book. This book is all about the future: The purpose of this book is not only to educate the present generation of engineers but also the next. The main strength is the text is written from an engineering perspective. The majority of my students are engineers. The physical examples are related to problems of interest to the engineering students.

William J. Palm III ... Language: ‎English - Publisher: McGraw Hill; 5th edition (March, 2022) - ISBN-10:‎ 1265139199 - ISBN-13: ‎978-1265139193.

MATLAB for Engineering Applications is a simple, concise book designed to be useful for beginners and to be kept as a reference. MATLAB is a globally available standard computational tool for engineers and scientists. This text is intended as a stand-alone introduction to MATLAB and can be used in an introductory course, as a self-study text, or as a supplementary text. The text’s material is based on the author’s experience in teaching a required two-credit semester course devoted to MATLAB for engineering freshmen.

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