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Pijush Samui, Dookie Kim, Nagesh R. Iyer, Sandeep Chaudhary ... 1104 pages - Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann; (July, 2020) ... Language: English - AmazonSIN: B08CZDJDS6.

New Materials in Civil Engineering provides engineers and scientists with the tools and methods needed to meet the challenge of designing and constructing more resilient and sustainable infrastructures. This book is a valuable guide to the properties, selection criteria, products, applications, lifecycle and recyclability of advanced materials. It presents an A-to-Z approach to all types of materials, highlighting their key performance properties, principal characteristics and applications. Traditional materials covered include concrete, soil, steel, timber, fly ash, geosynthetic, fiber-reinforced concrete, smart materials, carbon fiber and reinforced polymers. In addition, the book covers nanotechnology and biotechnology in the development of new materials.

Covers a variety of materials, including fly ash, geosynthetic, fiber-reinforced concrete, smart materials, carbon fiber reinforced polymer and waste materials + Provides a “one-stop” resource of information for the latest materials and practical applications + Includes a variety of different use case studies.

Paul Kurowski ... 600 pages - Publisher: SDC Publications; (March, 2018) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1630571539 - ISBN-13: 978-1630571535.

Engineering Analysis with SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 goes beyond the standard software manual. Its unique approach concurrently introduces you to the SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018 software and the fundamentals of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) through hands-on exercises. A number of projects are presented using commonly used parts to illustrate the analysis features of SOLIDWORKS Simulation. Each chapter is designed to build on the skills, experiences and understanding gained from the previous chapters.

Stephen Emmitt ... 533 pages - Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 4th edition (August, 2018) ... Language: English - AmazonSIN: B07H1MCFMV.

The revised fourth edition of Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings expands on the resource that has become a standard text on the construction of buildings. The fourth edition covers the construction of larger-scale buildings (primarily residential, commercial and industrial) constructed with load bearing frames in timber, concrete and steel; supported by chapters on offsite construction, piling, envelopes to framed buildings, fit-out and second fix, lifts and escalators, building pathology, upgrading and demolition.

The author covers the functional and performance requirements of the main building elements as well as building efficiency and information on meeting the challenges of limiting the environmental impact of buildings. Each chapter includes new "at a glance" summaries that introduce the basic material giving a good understanding of the main points quickly and easily. The text is fully up to date with the latest building regulations and construction technology. This important resource: Covers design, technology, offsite construction, site assembly and environmental issues of larger-scale buildings including primarily residential, commercial and industrial buildings constructed with load bearing frames + Highlights the concept of building efficiency, with better integration of the topics throughout the text + Offers new "at a glance" summaries at the beginning of each chapter + Is a companion to Barry's Introduction to Construction of Buildings, fourth edition. Written for undergraduate students and those working towards similar NQF level 5 and 6 qualifications in building and construction, Barry's Advanced Construction of Buildings is a practical and highly illustrated guide to construction practice. It covers the materials and technologies involved in constructing larger scale buildings.

David R. H. Jones, Mike F. Ashby ... 586 pages - Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann; 5th edition (January, 2019) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0081020511 - ISBN-13: 978-0081020517.

Widely adopted around the world, Engineering Materials 1 is a core materials science and engineering text for third- and fourth-year undergraduate students; it provides a broad introduction to the mechanical and environmental properties of materials used in a wide range of engineering applications. The text is deliberately concise, with each chapter designed to cover the content of one lecture. As in previous editions, chapters are arranged in groups dealing with particular classes of properties, each group covering property definitions, measurement, underlying principles, and materials selection techniques. Every group concludes with a chapter of case studies that demonstrate practical engineering problems involving materials. The 5th edition boasts expanded properties coverage, new case studies, more exercises and examples, and all-around improved pedagogy. Engineering Materials 1, Fifth Edition is perfect as a stand-alone text for a one-semester course in engineering materials or a first text with its companion Engineering Materials 2: An Introduction to Microstructures and Processing, in a two-semester course or sequence.

Nagaratnam Sivakugan, Carthigesu T. Gnanendran, Rabin Tuladhar, M. Bobby ... 512 pages - Publisher: Cengage Learning; (January, 2017) ... Language: English - ASIN: B01N4EZIQC by Amazon.

Readers can now prepare for civil engineering challenges while gaining a broad overview of the materials they will use in their studies and careers with the unique content found in CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS. This invaluable book covers traditional materials, such as concrete, steel, timber, and soils, and also explores non-traditional materials, such as synthetics and industrial-by products. Using numerous practical examples and straight-forward explanations, readers can gain a full understanding of the characteristics and behavior of various materials, how they interact, and how to best utilize and combine traditional and non-traditional materials. In addition to detailing the effective use of civil engineering materials, the book highlights issues related to sustainability to give readers a broader context of how materials are used in contemporary applications.

Ram S. Gupta ... 617 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; 3rd edition (June, 2019) ... Language: English - ASIN: B07TBD778R by Amazon.

Timber, steel, and concrete are common engineering materials used in structural design. Material choice depends upon the type of structure, availability of material, and the preference of the designer. The design practices the code requirements of each material are very different. In this updated edition, the elemental designs of individual components of each material are presented, together with theory of structures essential for the design. Numerous examples of complete structural designs have been included. A comprehensive database comprising materials properties, section properties, specifications, and design aids, has been included to make this essential reading.

Edward Allen, Joseph Iano ... 944 pages - Publisher: Wiley; 7th edition (September, 2019) ... Language: English - ASIN: B07YCXG7YH by Amazon.

Edward Allen and Joseph Iano’s Fundamentals of Building Construction has been the go-to reference for thousands of professionals and students of architecture, engineering, and construction technology for over thirty years. The materials and methods described in this new Seventh Edition have been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest advancements in the industry. Carefully selected and logically arranged topics—ranging from basic building methods to the principles of structure and enclosure—help readers gain a working knowledge of the field in an enjoyable, easy-to-understand manner. All major construction systems, including light wood frame, mass timber, masonry, steel frame, light gauge steel, and reinforced concrete construction, are addressed. Now in its Seventh Edition, Fundamentals of Building Construction contains substantial revisions and updates. New illustrations and photographs reflect the latest practices and developments in the industry. Revised chapters address exterior wall systems and high-performance buildings, an updated and comprehensive discussion of building enclosure science, evolving tools for assessing environmental and health impacts of building materials, and more. New and exciting developments in mass timber construction are also included.  For the nuts and bolts on building construction practices and materials, Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods, 7th Edition lays the foundation that every architect and construction professional needs to build a successful career.

Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price, Esra Hasanbas Persellin ... 362 pages - Publisher: Routledge; (May, 2016) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1138829978 - ISBN-13: 978-1138829978.

Concrete Design covers concrete design fundamentals for architects and engineers, such as tension, flexural, shear, and compression elements, anchorage, lateral design, and footings. As part of the Architect’s Guidebooks to Structures Series it provides a comprehensive overview using both imperial and metric units of measurement. Written by experienced professional structural engineers Concrete Design is beautifully illustrated, with more than 170 black and white images, contains clear examples that show all design steps, and provides rules of thumb and simple tables for initial sizing. A refreshing change in textbooks for architectural materials courses, it is an indispensable reference for practicing architects and students alike. As a compact summary of key ideas it is ideal for anyone needing a quick guide to concrete design.

Paul Chess, Warren Green ... 144 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; (December, 2019) ... Language: English - AmazonSIN: B07Z6PDJYN.

Reinforced concrete structures corrode as they age, with significant financial implications, but it is not immediately clear why some are more durable than others. This book looks at the mechanisms for corrosion and how corrosion engineering can be used for these problems to be minimized in future projects. Several different examples of reinforced concrete structures with corrosion problems are described and the various life enhancement solutions considered and applied are discussed. The book includes a chapter on the effectiveness of corrosion monitoring techniques and questions why the reality is at odds with current theory and standards. Specialist contractors, consultants and owners of corrosion damaged structures will find this an extremely useful resource. It will also be a valuable reference for students at postgraduate level.

Kefei Li ... 288 pages - Publisher: Wiley; (November, 2016) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1118910095 - ISBN-13: 978-1118910092. 

Comprehensive coverage of durability of concrete at both material and structural levels, with design related issues: Links two active fields in materials science and structural engineering: the durability processes of concrete materials and design methods of concrete structures * Facilitates communication between the two communities, helping to implement life-cycle concepts into future design methods of concrete structures * Presents state-of-the-art information on the deterioration mechanism and performance evolution of structural concrete under environmental actions and the design methods for durability of concrete structures * Provides efficient support and practical tools for life-cycle oriented structural design which has been widely recognized as a new generation of design philosophy for engineering structures * The author has long experience working with the topic and the materials presented have been part of the author's current teaching course of * Durability and Assessment of Engineering Structures for graduate students at Tsinghua University * The design methods and approaches for durability of concrete structures are developed from newly finished high level research projects and have been employed as recommended provisions in design code including Chinese Code and Eurocode 2.

R. Fangueiro ... 420 pages - Publisher: Woodhead Publishing; 1st edition (May, 2011) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1845695585 - ISBN-13: 978-1845695583.

The use of fibrous materials in civil engineering, both as structural reinforcement and in non-structural applications such as geotextiles, is an important and interesting development. Fibrous and composite materials for civil engineering applications analyses the types and properties of fibrous textile and structures and their applications in reinforcement and civil engineering. Part one introduces different types of fibrous textiles and structures. Chapters cover the properties of natural and man-made fibres and of yarns, as well as an overview of textile structures. Part two focuses on fibrous material use in concrete reinforcement, with chapters on the properties and applications of steel fibre reinforced concrete, natural fibre reinforced concrete and the role of fibre reinforcement in mitigating shrinkage cracks. In part three, the applications of fibrous material-based composites in civil engineering are covered. Chapters concentrate on production techniques and applications such as reinforcement of internal structures, structural health monitoring and textile materials in architectural membranes. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Fibrous and composite materials for civil engineering applications is a standard reference for fabric and composite manufacturers, civil engineers and professionals, as well as academics with a research interest in this field. * * * Explores the development of fibrous materials in civil engineering, both as structural reinforcement and in non-structural applications such as geotextiles * Key topics include short fibre reinforced concrete, natural fibre reinforced concrete and high performance fibre reinforced cementitious composites * A standard reference for fabric and composite manufacturers, civil engineers and professionals, as well as academics with a research interest in this field.

J. M. Gere, B. J. Goodno ... 1120 pages - Publisher: Cengage Learning; 8th edition (April, 2012) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1111577749 - ISBN-13: 978-1111577742.

The Eighth Edition of Mechanics of Materials continues its tradition as one of the leading texts on the market. With its hallmark clarity and accuracy, this text develops student understanding along with analytical and problem-solving skills. The main topics include analysis and design of structural members subjected to tension, compression, torsion, bending, and more. The book includes more material than can be taught in a single course giving instructors the opportunity to select the topics they wish to cover while leaving any remaining material as a valuable student reference.

Shuenn-Yih Chang, Suad Khalid Al Bahar, Adel Abdulmajeed M. Husain, Jingying Zhao ... 490 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; (May, 2015) ... Language: English - ASIN: B00YBV7NLS by Amazon.

Covering a wide range of topics, Advances in Civil Engineering and Building Materials IV: Selected papers from the 2014 4th International Conference on Civil Engineering and Building Materials presents the latest developments in: - Structural Engineering - Road & Bridge Engineering - Geotechnical Engineering - Architecture & Urban Planning - Transportation Engineering - Hydraulic Engineering - Engineering Management - Computational Mechanics - Construction Technology - Building Materials - Environmental Engineering - Computer Simulation - CAD/CAE. Emphasis was put on basic methodologies, scientific development and engineering applications. Advances in Civil Engineering and Building Materials IV will be useful to professionals, academics, and Ph.D. students interested in the above-mentioned fields.

George F. Limbrunner, C. D'Allaird .. 552 pages - Publisher: Pearson; 6th edition (January, 2015) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0133840549 - ISBN-13: 978-0133840544.

This resource provides the necessary background in mechanics that is essential in many fields, such as civil, mechanical, construction, architectural, industrial, and manufacturing technologies. The focus is on the fundamentals of material statics and strength and the information is presented using an elementary, analytical, practical approach, without the use of Calculus. To ensure understanding of the concepts, rigorous, comprehensive example problems follow the explanations of theory, and numerous homework problems at the end of each chapter allow for class examples, homework problems, or additional practice for students. Updated and completely reformatted, the Sixth Edition of Applied Statics and Strength of Materials features color in the illustrations, chapter-opening Learning Objectives highlighting major topics, updated terminology changed to be more consistent with design codes, and the addition of units to all calculations.

Robert L. Mott, Joseph A. Untener ... 836 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; 6th edition (November, 2017) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1498779298 - ISBN-13: 978-1498779296.

APPLIED STRENGTH OF MATERIALS 6/e, SI Units Version provides coverage of basic strength of materials for students in Engineering Technology (4-yr and 2-yr) and uses only SI units. Emphasizing applications, problem solving, design of structural members, mechanical devices and systems, the book has been updated to include coverage of the latest tools, trends, and techniques. Color graphics support visual learning, and illustrate concepts and applications. Numerous instructor resources are offered, including a Solutions Manual, PowerPoint slides, Figure Slides of book figures, and extra problems. With SI units used exclusively, this text is ideal for all Technology programs outside the USA.

Harsha Vardhan, Rajesh Kumar Bayar ... 168 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; (August, 2013) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1466582952 - ISBN-13: 978-1466582958.

Being knowledgeable about rock properties is vital to being effective in the design of blasts in mines, quarries and other construction projects. Without proper knowledge, the energy released during blasting can be underutilized, harm the environment, and may escalate costs. Rock Engineering Design: Properties and Applications of Sound Level aids scientists and practicing engineers in determining rock properties in a quick and precise way. It presents the basic concepts and principles on which sound level can be used in solving rock engineering design problems. Highlighting the importance of sound level in determining rock properties, the book focuses on the indirect method with emphasis on the development of numerical models in rock engineering design. Discusses determining rock property using sound levels produced during drilling + Explores the benefits of effective rock design applications + Helps students to develop an interest in using sound level as a tool in rock design applications. The book provides a general introduction to noise, its effect, and standards. It discusses the application of noise monitoring for mining equipment, the application of acoustic emission techniques in geotechnical fields, the equipment for drilling, measurement of sound, and the physico-mechanical properties of rocks. It also explores the process involved in the measurement of rock properties and sound level. This book summarizes in tables and figures the statistical values of the rock properties and sound level produced during the drilling of different rocks. It explains developed regression models, procedure, and the results of developed artificial neural network models. Rock Engineering Design: Properties and Applications of Sound Level includes a case study, and offers a summary and suggestions for further work.

Athanassios Nikolaides ... 924 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; (November, 2014) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 146657996X - ISBN-13: 978-1466579965.

Highway Engineering: Pavements, Materials and Control of Quality covers the basic principles of pavement management, highlights recent advancements, and details the latest industry standards and techniques in the global market. Utilizing the author’s more than 30 years of teaching, researching, and consulting experience, this text focuses on the design, construction, maintenance, and management of pavements for roads and highways, and covers the main topics in highway engineering. The author integrates pavement materials, material testing for acceptability and quality assurance, asphalt mix design, flexible and rigid pavement design, construction, maintenance and strengthening procedures, quality control of production and acceptance of asphalts, pavement evaluation, asphalt plants, and pavement recycling. He also includes both European and American (ASTM and AASHTO) standards and practice, and is extensively illustrated with references, tables, graphs, charts, and photographs.

The book contains 18 chapters that cover: Soils for roadworks + Aggregates for unbound, hydraulically bound materials, and bituminous mixtures + Bitumen and bituminous binders + Laboratory tests and properties of paving bitumen and bitumen emulsion + Hot and cold bituminous mixtures + Fundamental mechanical properties of bituminous mixtures and testing + Production, transportation, laying, and compaction of bituminous mixtures + Quality control and acceptance of bituminous mixtures + Methods for determining stresses and strains in pavements + Pavement design and construction + Thickness design methodologies for flexible and rigid pavements + Pavement maintenance + Rehabilitation and strengthening + Pavement evaluation + Equipment for measuring surface and structural characteristics + Pavement management + Pavement recycling. Written for civil engineering students and engineers engaged in highway projects or laboratory testing, Highway Engineering: Pavements, Materials and Control of Quality covers pavement engineering comprehensively as a textbook for undergraduates and graduates, and a valuable reference for practicing professionals.

Manoochehr Zoghi ...  706 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; (September, 2013) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0849320135 - ISBN-13: 978-0849320132.

Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites have become an integral part of the construction industry because of their versatility, enhanced durability and resistance to fatigue and corrosion, high strength-to-weight ratio, accelerated construction, and lower maintenance and life-cycle costs. Advanced FRP composite materials are also emerging for a wide range of civil infrastructure applications. These include everything from bridge decks, bridge strengthening and repairs, and seismic retrofit to marine waterfront structures and sustainable, energy-efficient housing. The International Handbook of FRP Composites in Civil Engineering brings together a wealth of information on advances in materials, techniques, practices, nondestructive testing, and structural health monitoring of FRP composites, specifically for civil infrastructure.With a focus on professional applications, the handbook supplies design guidelines and standards of practice from around the world. It also includes helpful design formulas, tables, and charts to provide immediate answers to common questions.

A. T. Papagiannakis, E. A. Masad ... 552 pages - Publisher: Wiley; (January, 2008) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0471214612 - ISBN-13: 978-047121461. 

A comprehensive, state-of-the-art guide to pavement design and materials With innovations ranging from the advent of Superpave(t), the data generated by the Long Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) project, to the recent release of the Mechanistic-Empirical pavement design guide developed under NCHRP Study 1-37A, the field of pavement engineering is experiencing significant development. Pavement Design and Materials is a practical reference for both students and practicing engineers that explores all the aspects of pavement engineering, including materials, analysis, design, evaluation, and economic analysis. Historically, numerous techniques have been applied by a multitude of jurisdictions dealing with roadway pavements. This book focuses on the best-established, currently applicable techniques available. Pavement Design and Materials offers complete coverage of: * The characterization of traffic input* The characterization of pavement bases/subgrades and aggregates* Asphalt binder and asphalt concrete characterization* Portland cement and concrete characterization* Analysis of flexible and rigid pavements* Pavement evaluation* Environmental effects on pavements* The design of flexible and rigid pavements* Pavement rehabilitation* Economic analysis of alternative pavement designs The coverage is accompanied by suggestions for software for implementing various analytical techniques described in these chapters. These tools are easily accessible through the book's companion Web site, which is constantly updated to ensure that the reader finds the most up-to-date software available.

R. Subramanian ... 1048 pages - Publisher: Oxford University Press; 2nd edition (November, 2010) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0198061102 - ISBN-13: 978-0198061106.

Beginning with an introduction to the basic concepts of stresses in simple and composite elements, strains, and deformation of solids, the book moves through discussions on loads and stresses on the beam, which is a common structural element, torsion, and beam deflection. It then discusses columns and analysis of stresses in two dimensions. the boko also deals with strain energy concepts and their applications. The book provides an exhaustive coverage of important topics such as temperature stresses. elastic constants, bending moments, shear forces, theory of simple bending, analysis and design of shafts, stepped, indeterminate and compound shafts, close- and open-coiled helical springs, Euler equations and Rankine formula for columns, and Mohr's circle. TO reinforce the theoretical concepts, the text is supplemented by a large number of worked-out examples with step-by-step solution procedures as well as a large number of review questions and exercise problems. The text is also well supported by a large number of detailed illustrations.

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