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Civil Engineers Basic Books

Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings By Michael Atkinson

Book Description This book provides practical and buildable solutions for the design of foundations for housing and other low-rise buildings, especially those on abnormal or poor ground. A wealth of expert information and advice is brought together dealing with the key aspects a designer must consider in order to achieve effective and economic foundation designs. …

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Shell Structures for Architecture Form Finding and Optimization Edited By Sigrid Adriaenssens, Philippe Block, Diederik Veenendaal, Chris Williams

Book Description *** Featuring a foreword by Pritzker Prize Winner Shigeru Ban *** Bringing together experts from research and practice, Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization presents contemporary design methods for shell and gridshell structures, covering form-finding and structural optimization techniques. It introduces architecture and engineering practitioners and students to structural shells and …

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2021 Seismic Performance Analysis of Concrete Gravity Dams Book by Gaohui Wang, Sherong Zhang, and Wenbo Lu

This book evaluates the seismic performance of concrete gravity dams, considering the effects of strong motion duration, mainshock-aftershock seismic sequence, and near-fault ground motion. It employs both the extended finite element method (XFEM) and concrete damaged plasticity (CDP) models to characterize the mechanical behavior of concrete gravity dams under strong ground motions, including the dam-reservoir-foundation …

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2021 Practical Civil Engineering Book by K. Balan, P. K. Jayasree, and V. Rani

SCOPE OF CIVIL ENGINEERING Engineering discipline is a vast area that offers unlimited specialization. It can be defned as the systematic presentation of scientifc principles employed for the advantage of the public. It is the career in which the understanding of mathematics and natural sciences, achieved by learning, understanding, and rehearsal, is supported by wisdom …

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Mechanics of Civil Engineering Structures Book by Gabriella Tarjan and Laszlo Peter Kollar

Table of Contents 1. Introduction2. Stresses and Strains3. Elastic Beams and Columns4. Inelastic and Composite Beams and Columns5. Temperature and Other Kinematic Loads6. Energy Principles7. Stability and Second-order Effects of Beams and Columns8. Basics of Vibration9. Statically Indeterminate Elastic-plastic Structures10. Plates11. Shells Description Practicing engineers designing civil engineering structures, and advanced students of civil engineering, …

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Masonry by Brian E. Trimble and Joseph H. Brisch

OverviewThese Proceedings are the eleventh in a series of ASTM symposia on masonry that began in Sponsored jointly by ASTM Committee C1 on Cement, C7 on Lime, C12 on Mortars forUnit Masonry, and C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units, the symposia provide a forum for theexchange of ideas, information, and practical experience in multiple areas related …

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The Complete Guide to Masonry & Stonework: Poured Concrete, Brick & Block, Natural Stone (Black & Decker)

Masonry is a popular home building material for many reasons, including its beauty, versatility, and resistanceto fire, earthquakes, and sound transmission. And let’s not forget its remarkable durability. While few ofus imagine that our homes will exist for centuries, when we choose masonry we’re choosing a material that hasprecisely that capability. Some of the world’s …

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Mario Como Statics of Historic Masonry Constructions Third Edition (2017)

This new edition of this book has been driven by the numerous recent developmentsof the research in the field, which it was necessary to recall in the text; the work ofthis new version allowed the revision of the writing with the correction of manymisprints occurred during the proofreading of the previous edition.The new edition also …

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[2021] Engineering Statics by M. Rashad Islam, Md Abdullah Al Faruque, Farmingdale Sylvester A. Kalevela Colorado

This textbook is intended for engineering and applied engineering undergraduate students of subjects such as civil engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering technology, mechanical engineering technology, architecture, construction engineering, construction management, etc. It is also suitable for applied science students who are pursuing a two-year degree with or without the intention to transfer to four-year-degree programs. …

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Handbook of Engineering Practice of Materials and Corrosion by Jung-Chul (Thomas) Eun,

DESCRIPTION For more than 38 years of experience as an engineer specialized in metallurgy in the oil and gas industry, I have been involvedin numerous project executions that are related to different industrial requirements. As I understand that identifying projectdefinition and developing the best engineering practice in compliance with the industrial requirements are laborious process, …

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The Finite Element Method in Engineering [Sixth Edition] Singiresu S. Rao

The finite element method is a numerical method that can be used for the accurate solution of complex engineeringproblems. Although the origins of the method can be traced to several centuries ago, the method as currently used wasoriginally presented by Turner, Clough, Martin, and Topp in 1956 in the context of the analysis of aircraft …

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2020 New Materials in Civil Engineering by Pijush Samui, Dookie Kim, Nagesh R. Iyer, Sandeep Chaudhary

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 …

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The Finite Element Method Fundamentals and Applications in Civil, Hydraulic, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering by Bofang Zhu

The finite element method (FEM) is so powerful that many very complicated engineeringproblems can be solved by it.This book is primarily written for engineers. It introducesthe basic principles and applications of FEM. It may also be used as textbook inuniversities and colleges. The first purpose of this book is to make an easy read for …

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Engineering Materials 1: An Introduction to Their Properties and Applications Book by David R. H. Jones and Michael F. Ashby [2019]

This book gives a broad introduction to the properties of materials used in engineering applications and is intended to provide a course in engineering materials for engineering students with no previous background in the subject. Engineering disasters are frequently caused by the misuse of materials and so it is vital that every engineer should understand …

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The Vision for Civil Engineering in 2025 American Society of Civil Engineers

Abstract The Vision for Civil Engineering in 2025 presents an aspirational global vision for the future of civil engineering, addressing all levels and facets of the civil engineering community. The report is based on discussions from The Summit on the Future of Civil Engineering: 2025, held in Landsdowne, Virginia, June 21–23, 2006. Offering the collective wisdom …

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GATE (Civil Engineering) : Topic-wise practice tests (including 5 full length Mock Tests) by Pearson

This book would act as a one-stop assessment solution for GATE Aspirants. It consists of both topic-wise tests and full length mock tests for thorough practice. Out of the 7 mock tests included in the book 5 mock tests are provided at end of the book and 2 are AIMGATEs, online mock tests simulated as …

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Structural Analysis [6th Edition] by Aslam Kassimali

Structural Analysis [6th Edition] by Aslam Kassimali Structural Analysis [6th Edition] by Aslam Kassimali The 5th edition of the classic STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS by Aslam Kassamali teaches students the basic principles of structural analysis using the classical approach. The chapters are presented in a logical order, moving from an introduction of the topic to an analysis …

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Structural Engineering Reference Manual by Alan Williams (2015), 8th Edition

Comprehensive Coverage for the 16-Hour Structural Engineering Exam The Structural Engineering Reference Manual prepares you for the NCEES 16-hour Structural Engineering (SE) exam. It covers all exam topics and provides a comprehensive review of structural analysis and design methods. Exam-adopted codes and standards are frequently referenced, and solving methods including strength design for timber and …

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[2019] Wind Effects on Structures: Modern Structural Design for Wind, 4th Edition

DESCRIPTION Provides structural engineers with the knowledge and practical tools needed to perform structural designs for wind that incorporate major technological, conceptual, analytical and computational advances achieved in the last two decades.  With clear explanations and documentation of the concepts, methods, algorithms, and software available for accounting for wind loads in structural design, it also …

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[2019] Data Mining in Structural Dynamic Analysis: A Signal Processing Perspective by Yun Lai Zhou,

This book highlights the applications of data mining technologies in structural dynamic analysis, including structural design, optimization, parameter identification, model updating, damage identification, in civil, mechanical, and aerospace engineering. These engineering applications require precise structural design, fabrication, inspection, and further monitoring to obtain a full life-cycle analysis, and by focusing on data processing, data mining …

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