Monthly Archives: January 2016


Inspection, Evaluation and Maintenance of Suspension Bridges Case Studies

By Sreenivas Alampalli Overview An Insiders’ Guide to Inspecting, Maintaining, and Operating Bridges Suspension bridges are graceful, aesthetic, and iconic structures. Due to their attractiveness and visibility, they are well-known… Read more »


Hydraulic Lime Mortar for Stone, Brick and Block Masonry: A Best Practice Guide

By Geoffrey Allen, Mileva Radonjic, Paul Livesey, Stafford Holmes Overview This best practice guide to using hydraulic lime mortar is the result of a research project by the UK Limes… Read more »


Design Principles and Analysis of Thin Concrete Shells, Domes and Folders

By Iakov Iskhakov, Yuri Ribakov Overview One of the main goals of a good and effective structural design is to decrease, as far as possible, the self-weight of structures, because… Read more »


Concrete Surface Engineering

By Benoit Bissonnette, Luc Courard, Andrzej Garbacz Overview Applying any material to an existing concrete surface intrinsically entails the development of a bond. Considering the ever increasing importance of concrete… Read more »


Climate Change and the Coast: Building Resilient Communities

By Bruce Glavovic Overview Coastal communities are at the frontline of a changing climate. Escalating problems created by sea-level rise, a greater number of severe coastal storms, and other repercussions… Read more »


Bentonite Clay: Environmental Properties and Applications

By Roland Pusch Overview Studies the Environmental, Cosmetic, and Pharmaceutical Applications of Bentonite Clay Bentonite clay, of which members of the smectite family of clay minerals are particularly important, has… Read more »


Analysis and Design of Marine Structures V

By C. Guedes Soares Overview Analysis and Design of Marine Structures V contains the papers presented at MARSTRUCT 2015, the 5th International Conference on Marine Structures (Southampton, UK, 25-27 March… Read more »


Advances in Civil Engineering and Building Materials IV: Selected papers from the 2014 4th International Conference on Civil Engineering and Building Materials (CEBM 2014), 15-16 November 2014, Hong Kong

By Shuenn-Yih Chang Overview Covering a wide range of topics, Advances in Civil Engineering and Building Materials IV presents the latest developments in:– Structural Engineering– Road & Bridge Engineering– Geotechnical… Read more »


Energy Modeling and Computations in the Building Envelope

By Alexander V. Dimitrov Overview Energy Modeling and Computations in the Building Envelope instills a deeper understanding of the energy interactions between buildings and the environment, based on the analysis… Read more »


Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice

By Utpal K. Ghosh Overview Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice provides a solid foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for the design of welded steel structures…. Read more »


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