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Michael Byfield - Structural Design from First Principles 1

Michael Byfield – Structural Design from First Principles

Preface When I began my career in academia, I taught students how to use the British Standardsto design members. The Eurocodes were introduced and I was faced with the challenge ofteaching some very complicated design methods to students who had only a basic understandingof mechanics. I decided I needed to teach students the first principles …

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A technical book for; Nonlinear Modelling and Analysis of RC Buildings using ETABS (v 2016 and onwards) 2

A technical book for; Nonlinear Modelling and Analysis of RC Buildings using ETABS (v 2016 and onwards)

Nonlinear Modelling and Analysis of RC Buildings using ETABS (v 2016 and onwards) This document compiles the basic concepts of inelastic computer modelling and nonlinear analysis of building structures. It also presents a step-by-step methodology to construct the nonlinear computer models of RC building structures (for their detailed performance evaluation) using CSI ETABS 2016. Compiled …

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Mechanics of Rubber Bearings for Seismic and Vibration Isolation by James M. Kelly, Dimitrios Konstantinidis 3

Mechanics of Rubber Bearings for Seismic and Vibration Isolation by James M. Kelly, Dimitrios Konstantinidis

The multilayer rubber bearing is an apparently simple device that is used in a widevariety of industries that include civil, mechanical and automotive engineering. It is soubiquitous that it may be difficult to believe that it is a relatively recent development,having been used for only about fifty years. The idea of reinforcing rubber blocks bythin …

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Construction Materials, Methods and Techniques: Building for a Sustainable Future Book by William P Spence 4

Construction Materials, Methods and Techniques: Building for a Sustainable Future Book by William P Spence

Book Description Get a thorough overview of sustainable methods for site, residential and commercial building construction with this comprehensive text, which covers both traditional and contemporary materials, current industry standards and new and emerging technologies.  The only text organized according to the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) MasterFormat standards, CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, METHODS AND TECHNIQUES: BUILDING FOR …

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Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings By Michael Atkinson 5

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 6

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 7

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 8

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 9

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 10

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) 11

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) 12

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 13

[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, 14

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 15

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 16

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 17

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] 18

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 19

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 20

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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