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Dams and Reservoirs
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Water to the Angels: William Mulholland, His Monumental Aqueduct, and the Rise of Los Angeles

Les Standiford

In 1907, Irish immigrant William Mulholland designed and began to build one of the greatest civil engineering feats in history: the aqueduct that carried water 233 miles from the Sierra Nevada Mountains to Los Angeles—allowing this small... (read more)

Civil Engineering Handbooks
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Science and Technology of Civil Engineering Materials (98 Edition)

J. F. Young

A textbook for a two-semester undergraduate course for civil engineers, but can be adapted for shorter courses. Integrates the science and technology of building materials, which are usually taught in separate courses to different flavors of engineers,... (read more)

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Structural Dynamics of Earthquake Engineering: Theory and Application Using Mathematica and MATLAB

Sekaran Rajasekaran

This book discusses free vibration of single-degree-of-freedom (SDOF) systems and forced vibration of SDOF systems. It covers response to periodic dynamic loadings and impulse loads and two degrees of freedom linear system response methods and free... (read more)

Soil Science and Mechanics
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Soil Mechanics: A One Dimensional Approach

David Muir-wood

This book teaches the principles of soil mechanics to undergraduates, along with other properties of engineering materials, to which the students are exposed simultaneously. Using the critical state method of soil mechanics to study the mechanical... (read more)

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Seismic Design and Retrofit of Bridges

M. J. N. Priestley

A comprehensive reference on seismic bridge design, examining the seismic effects of actual recent earthquakes on bridges and demonstrating design strategies for making structures resistant to seismic disturbances. Contains material on seismicity and... (read more)

Flood Control
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The Technical Avalanche Protection Handbook

And Arthur I. Mears. Siegfried Sauermoser Edited By Florian Rudolf-miklau

In all alpine regions around the Earth avalanches occur and cause death and destruction. Nowadays a broad range of technical measures (avalanche barriers, artificial triggering, monitoring and warning systems) are available to protect the alpine... (read more)

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Metabolism of the Anthroposphere: Analysis, Evaluation, Design

Peter Baccini

andlt;Pandgt;Over the last several thousand years of human life on Earth, agricultural settlements became urban cores, and these regional settlements became tightly connected through infrastructures transporting people, materials, and information. This... (read more)

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Hydraulic Structures

P. Novak

Now includes Worked Examples for lectutrers in a companion pdf The fourth edition of this volume presents design principles and practical guidance for key hydraulic structures. Fully revised and updated, this new edition contains enhanced texts and... (read more)

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