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Tim Huff ... 372 pages - Language ‏ : ‎ English - Publisher ‏ : ‎ CRC Press; (February, 2022) - ISBN-10: ‎1032208368 - ISBN-13: ‎978-1032208367

This book examines and explains material from the 9th edition of the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, including deck and parapet design, load calculations, limit states and load combinations, concrete and steel I-girder design, bearing design, and more. With increased focus on earthquake resiliency, two separate chapters– one on conventional seismic design and the other on seismic isolation applied to bridges– will fully address this vital topic. The primary focus is on steel and concrete I-girder bridges, with regard to both superstructure and substructure design.

Features: Includes several worked examples for a project bridge as well as actual bridges designed by the author + Examines seismic design concepts and design details for bridges + Presents the latest material based on the 9th edition of the LRFD Bridge Design Specifications + Covers fatigue, strength, service, and extreme event limit states + Includes numerous solved problems and exercises at the end of each chapter to illustrate the concepts presented.

LRFD Bridge Design: Fundamentals and Applications will serve as a useful text for graduate and upper-level undergraduate civil engineering students as well as practicing structural engineers.

Narendra Taly ... 963 pages - Language: ‎English - Publisher: ‎ CRC Press; (November, 2014).

Highway Bridge Superstructure Engineering: LRFD Approaches to Design and Analysis provides a detailed discussion of traditional structural design perspectives, and serves as a state-of-the-art resource on the latest design and analysis of highway bridge superstructures. This book is applicable to highway bridges of all construction and material types, and is based on the load and resistance factor design (LRFD) philosophy. It discusses the theory of probability (with an explanation leading to the calibration process and reliability), and includes fully solved design examples of steel, reinforced and prestressed concrete bridge superstructures. It also contains step-by-step calculations for determining the distribution factors for several different types of bridge superstructures (which form the basis of load and resistance design specifications) and can be found in the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications.

Fully Realize the Basis and Significance of LRFD Specifications- Divided into six chapters, this instructive text: Introduces bridge engineering as a discipline of structural design + Describes numerous types of highway bridge superstructures systems + Presents a detailed discussion of various types of loads that act on bridge superstructures and substructures + Discusses the methods of analyses of highway bridge superstructures + Includes a detailed discussion of reinforced and prestressed concrete bridges, and slab-steel girder bridges.

Highway Bridge Superstructure Engineering: LRFD Approaches to Design and Analysis can be used for teaching highway bridge design courses to undergraduate- and graduate-level classes, and as an excellent resource for practicing engineers.

Mohamad H. Hussein, William M. Camp, J. Brian Anderson ... 736 pages - Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE); (April, 2010) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0784410933 - ISBN-13: 978-0784410936.

Art of Foundation Engineering Practice (GSP 198) honours Clyde N. Baker, Jr., P. E. S.E. Honorary Member of ASCE. For more than 50 years Clyde Baker has made distinguished contributions to the advancement of foundation engineering design, analysis, construction, and monitoring starting with the early Chicago high-rise buildings up to the world's current record-setting skyscrapers. It contains 38 technical papers contributed by professors, researchers practicing structural and geotechnical engineers, and contractors. This book is a valuable source of information for: historical reviews of land and offshore foundations work; fundamental and advanced foundation analytical procedures; foundation design using in situ geotechnical measurements; drilled shafts in soft and hard rock; foundations in difficult soils and geologic conditions: driven piles; foundations for static and dynamic loads; testing and long-term monitoring; and case histories. It also includes a paper by Mr. Baker based on his 2009 Terzaghi Lecture. Geotechnical engineers, structural engineers, foundation specialists, academics, researchers, geotechnologists, construction engineers, superintendents, and inspectors will find something interesting and beneficial in this book.

Michael E. Plesha, Gary L. Gray, Robert J. Witt, Francesco Costanzo ... 3557 pages - Language: ‎English - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education; 3rd edition (February, 2022).

Engineering Mechanics: Statics and Dynamics is the Problem Solver's Approach for Tomorrow's Engineers. Based upon a great deal of classroom teaching experience authors Plesha Gray andamp; Costanzo provide a rigorous introduction to the fundamental principles of statics and dynamics in a visually appealing framework for students.This title is available in Connect with SmartBook featuring Application-Based Activities the Free Body Diagram Tool and Process Oriented Problems. Instructor resources for this title include: an Image Library Lecture PPTs and an Instructor Solutions Manual.

Yuan Jiang ... 281 pages - Publisher: Artech House; (September, 2010) - Language: English - ISBN-10: 1608070883 - ISBN-13: 978-1608070886.

This practical resource provides engineers with a comprehensive understanding of error control coding, an essential and widely applied area in modern digital communications. The goal of error control coding is to encode information in such a way that even if the channel (or storage medium) introduces errors, the receiver can correct the errors and recover the original transmitted information. This book includes the most useful modern and classic codes, including block, Reed Solomon, convolutional, turbo, and LDPC codes. Professionals find clear guidance on code construction, decoding algorithms, and error correcting performances. Moreover, this unique book introduces computer simulations integrally to help readers master key concepts. Including a companion DVD with MATLAB programs and supported with over 540 equations, this hands-on reference provides an in-depth treatment of a wide range of practical implementation issues. DVD is included! It contains carefully designed MATLAB programs that practitioners can apply to their projects in the field.

Punit Gupta, Dinesh Kumar Saini, Pradeep Singh Rawat, Kashif Zia ... 268 pages - Language:‎ English - Publisher: ‎Auerbach Publications; (January, 2023).

A new era of complexity science is emerging, in which nature- and bio-inspired principles are being applied to provide solutions. At the same time, the complexity of systems is increasing due to such models like the Internet of Things (IoT) and fog computing. Will complexity science, applying the principles of nature, be able to tackle the challenges posed by highly complex networked systems?

Bio-Inspired Optimization in Fog and Edge Computing: Principles, Algorithms, and Systems is an attempt to answer this question. It presents innovative, bio-inspired solutions for fog and edge computing and highlights the role of machine learning and informatics. Nature- or biological-inspired techniques are successful tools to understand and analyze a collective behavior. As this book demonstrates, algorithms, and mechanisms of self-organization of complex natural systems have been used to solve optimization problems, particularly in complex systems that are adaptive, ever-evolving, and distributed in nature.

The chapters look at ways of enhancingto enhance the performance of fog networks in real-world applications using nature-based optimization techniques. They discuss challenges and provide solutions to the concerns of security, privacy, and power consumption in cloud data center nodes and fog computing networks. The book also examines how: The existing fog and edge architecture is used to provide solutions to future challenges. + A geographical information system (GIS) can be used with fog computing to help users in an urban region access prime healthcare. + An optimization framework helps in cloud resource management. + Fog computing can improve the quality, quantity, long-term viability, and cost-effectiveness in agricultural production. + Virtualization can support fog computing, increase resources to be allocated, and be applied to different network layers. + The combination of fog computing and IoT or cloud computing can help healthcare workers predict and analyze diseases in patients.

Mao-Hung Yo ... 341 pages - Language:‎ English - Publisher: Springer (July, 2023) - AmazonSIN: B0C3PMPR3F.

This book focuses on the unified solutions and analysis for the problems in soil mechanics based on the unified strength theory, which is a new theory on the yield and failure of materials under multi-axial stresses. Then, it provides a system of yield and failure criteria adopted for most materials, from metallic materials to rocks, concretes, soils, polymers, etc. It includes the Tresca criterion, Mohr–Coulomb theory, and Mises criterion as well, which are special cases or linear approximation of the UST.

A. C. Faul ... 334 pages - Language: English - Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC; (August, 2019) - AmazonSIN: ‎B07VYV4NLM.

The emphasis of the book is on the question of Why – only if why an algorithm is successful is understood, can it be properly applied, and the results trusted. Algorithms are often taught side by side without showing the similarities and differences between them. This book addresses the commonalities, and aims to give a thorough and in-depth treatment and develop intuition, while remaining concise. This useful reference should be an essential on the bookshelves of anyone employing machine learning techniques.

Franz Kronthaler ... 367 pages - Language: English - Publisher: ‎Springer; (November, 2022) - ISBN-10: 3662643189 - ISBN-13: 978-3662643181.

This book shows you how to analyze data sets systematically and to use Excel 2019 to extract information from data almost effortlessly. Both are (not) an art! The statistical methods are presented and discussed using a single data set. This makes it clear how the methods build on each other and gradually more and more information can be extracted from the data. The Excel functions used are explained in detail - the procedure can be easily transferred to other data sets. 

Various didactic elements facilitate orientation and working with the book: At the checkpoints, the most important aspects from each chapter are briefly summarized. In the freak knowledge section, more advanced aspects are addressed to whet the appetite for more. All examples are calculated with hand and Excel. Numerous applications and solutions as well as further data sets are available on the author's internet platform.

Jonathan Schwabish ... 384 pages - Language: English - Publisher: A.K. Peters/CRC Press; (May, 2023) - ISBN-10: ‎1032343265 - ISBN-13: ‎978-1032343266.

This book closes the gap between what people think Excel can do and what they can achieve in the tool. Over the past few years, recognition of the importance of effectively visualizing data has led to an explosion of data analysis and visualization software tools. But for many people, Microsoft Excel continues to be the workhorse for their data visualization needs, not to mention the only tool that many data workers have access to. Although Excel is not a specialist data visualization platform, it does have strong capabilities. The default chart types do not need to be the limit of the tool’s data visualization capabilities, and users can extend its features by understanding some key elements and strategies.

Data Visualization in Excel provides a step-by-step guide to creating more advanced and often more effective data visualizations in Excel and is the perfect guide for anyone who wants to create better, more effective, and more engaging data visualizations.

Shuvra Das ... 313 pages - Language: ‎English - Publisher: ‎Springer (March, 2023) - AmazonSIN: ‎ B0BSF5M5RL.

This book is an attempt to develop a guide for the user who is interested in learning the method by doing. There is enough discussion of some of the basic theory so that the user can get a broad understanding of the process. And there are many examples with step-by-step instructions for the user to quickly develop some proficiency in using FEA. We have used Matlab and its PDE toolbox for the examples in this text. The syntax and the modeling process are easy to understand and a new user can become productive very quickly. The PDE toolbox, just like any other commercial software, can solve certain classes of problems well but is not capable of solving every type of problem. For example, it can solve linear problems but is not capable of handling non-linear problems. Being aware of the capabilities of any tool is an important lesson for the user and we have, with this book, tried to highlight that lesson as well.

Joseph Tranquillo ... 189 pages - Language: ‎English - Publisher:‎ Springer; 2nd edition (March, 2023) - AmazonSIN: ‎B0BW3RK1Z8.

This book is a self-guided tour of MATLAB for engineers and life scientists. It introduces the most commonly used programming techniques through biologically inspired examples. Although the text is written for undergraduates, graduate students and academics, as well as those in industry, will find value in learning MATLAB.

The book takes the emphasis off of learning syntax so that the reader can focus more on algorithmic thinking. Although it is not assumed that the reader has taken differential equations or a linear algebra class, there are short introductions to many of these concepts. Following a short history of computing, the MATLAB environment is introduced. Next, vectors and matrices are discussed, followed by matrix-vector operations. The core programming elements of MATLAB are introduced in three successive chapters on scripts, loops, and conditional logic. The last three chapters outline how to manage the input and output of data, create professional quality graphics and find and use MATLAB toolboxes. Throughout, biomedical and life science examples are used to illustrate MATLAB's capabilities.

Focuses the reader on algorithmic thinking and not on the learning of syntax; Emphasizes the foundations and ability to efficiently integrate and operate vectors and matrices; Demonstrates MATLAB as a powerful all-purpose application tool concentrating on the idea of a script and then the concept of a function.

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.

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