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Civil Engineers Basic Books

Design and Construction of Modern Steel Railway Bridges 2

Design and Construction of Modern Steel Railway Bridges

Description “For design and construction of steel railroad bridges, it is hands-down the best source available.”―Stephen Dick, Transportation Technology Center, Inc., Pueblo, Colorado, USA “This second edition handbook is a tribute to not only Mr. Unsworth’s hands-on expertise, but also that of his esteemed AREMA colleagues. It is a fresh draught from a very fine, …

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Principles of Geotechnical Engineering 5

Principles of Geotechnical Engineering

Description Intended as an introductory text in soil mechanics, the eighth edition of Das, PRINCIPLES OF GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING offers an overview of soil properties and mechanics together with coverage of field practices and basic engineering procedure. Background information needed to support study in later design-oriented courses or in professional practice is provided through a wealth …

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International Handbook of Earthquake & Engineering Seismology 6

International Handbook of Earthquake & Engineering Seismology

Description Modern scientific investigations of earthquakes began in the 1880s, and the International Association of Seismology was organized in 1901 to promote collaboration of scientists and engineers in studying earthquakes. The International Handbook of Earthquake and Engineering Seismology, under the auspices of the International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth’s Interior (IASPEI), was prepared …

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Urban Surveying and Mapping 7

Urban Surveying and Mapping

Description The idea of writing a textbook on urban surveying and mapping originated with the Commission on Cartography of the Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH) because of the urgent need for planned and integrated surveying and mapping in urban communities of the American Hemisphere. It is obvious, however, that, with the exception …

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Surveying for Civil and Mine Engineers 8

Surveying for Civil and Mine Engineers

Description Mine surveying is the practice of determining the relative positions of points on or beneath the surface of the earth by direct or indirect measurements of distance, direction & elevation. What Role Does Surveying Play in Civil Engineering? Surveys are used to plan, build, and maintain all civil engineering projects. A full survey of the target …

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Structural Dynamics with Applications in Earthquake and Wind Engineering 9

Structural Dynamics with Applications in Earthquake and Wind Engineering

Description This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the theory of structural dynamics, highlighting practical issues and illustrating applications with a large number of worked out examples. In the spirit of “learning by doing” it encourages readers to apply immediately these methods by means of the software provided, allowing them to become familiar with the broad field …

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The Surveying Handbook 10

The Surveying Handbook

Description The first edition of The Surveying Handbook, although a ground breaker, was widely accepted. However, surveying is a dynamic profession with each new development just one step ahead of the next, and updating became critical. In addition, the editors received constructive criticism about the first edition that needed to be addressed. So, while the …

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Highway Engineering Handbook 12

Highway Engineering Handbook

Description Maintaining and improving the nation’s infrastructure is one of the most important challenges facing the United States, with the primary focus on highways and bridges. The Third Edition of Highway Engineering Handbook provides broad coverage of the information, standards, and techniques required for effective and cost-conscious contemporary highway design, maintenance, replacement, and repair. This trusted resource …

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Transport Planning and Traffic Safety 13

Transport Planning and Traffic Safety

Description in recognition of the importance of road safety as a major health issue, the World Health Organization has declared 2011-2021 the Decade of Safety Action. Several countries in Europe, North America, and Asia have been successful in reducing fatalities and injuries due to road traffic crashes. However, many low-income countries continue to experience high …

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Fundamentals of Surveying 14

Fundamentals of Surveying

Description Primarily aimed to be an introductory text for the first course in surveying for civil, architecture and mining engineering students, this book, now in its second edition, is also suitable for various professional courses in surveying. Written in a simple and lucid language, this book at the outset, presents a thorough introduction to the …

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Traffic and Highway Engineering 15

Traffic and Highway Engineering

Description The new edition of Garber and Hoel’s best-selling TRAFFIC AND HIGHWAY ENGINEERING focuses on giving students insight into all facets of traffic and highway engineering. Students generally come to this course with little knowledge or understanding of the importance of transportation, much less of the extensive career opportunities within the field. Transportation is an …

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Soils and Foundations 16

Soils and Foundations

Description Soils and Foundations is one of the leading journals in the field of soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering. It is the official journal of the Japanese Geotechnical Society (JGS)., The journal publishes a variety of original research paper, technical reports, technical notes, as well as the state-of-the-art reports upon invitation by the Editor, in …

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Fundamentals of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 17

Fundamentals of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

Description This textbook presents the fundamentals of Soil Dynamics, combined with the basic principles, theories and methods of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering. It is designed for senior undergraduate and postgraduate students in Civil Engineering & Architecture. The text will also be useful to young faculty members, practising engineers and consultants. Besides, teachers will find it a …

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