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Beton-kalender 2009 / Tl. 1 Und Tl. 2

Frank Fingerloos

Beton-Kalender (Concrete Yearbook) Unter dem Schwerpunktthema Konstruktiver Hochbau behandelt der Beton-Kalender alle wichtigen Elemente der Tragwerksplanung von Gebäuden einschließlich Bauen mit Fertigteilen, Verankerung von Fassaden... (read more)

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Computational Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering: Vol.2, Structures & Infrastructures Series, Series Editor: Dan M. Frangopol

Manolis Papadrakakis

The increasing necessity to solve complex problems in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering requires the development of new ideas, innovative methods and numerical tools for providing accurate numerical solutions in affordable computing times... (read more)

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Earthshaking Science: What We Know (and Don't Know) about Earthquakes

Susan Elizabe Hough

"By frankly taking the point of view of a participating seismologist, this book is a fresh contribution to the shelf of science for the public."--Robert Phinney, Princeton University "I know of no other book for the general public that presents seismic... (read more)

Highway and Traffic
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Mt. Washington Auto Road (Images of America)

Steven Caming

Reaching more than a mile in the sky and acting as the crown of the Presidential Range, Mount Washington and the Mt. Washington Auto Road have been luring and challenging adventure seekers on foot, on bicycles, or in race cars for over 150 years. The Mt.... (read more)

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Building Surveys and Reports

James Douglas

Property surveys form a major part of a building surveyor’s work.  This book provides guidance on this work for typical residential, commercial and industrial buildings – with advice on how to diagnose a wide range of defects.  It... (read more)

Soil Science and Mechanics
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Expansive Soils: Problems and Practice in Foundation and Pavement Engineering (Wiley Professional)

John D. Nelson

Expansive soils, which shrink or swell under changing moisture conditions, cause more damage to structures, particularly light buildings and pavements, than any other natural hazard, including earthquakes and floods. This book describes the engineering... (read more)

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Lionel Browne

Architecture is an important yardstick of society's development and the buildings of a particular era, function and locale say much about the culture and aspirations of the people. Each of these handsomely illustrated books examines a different focus of... (read more)

Dams and Reservoirs
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Colossus: The Turbulent, Thrilling Saga of the Building of Hoover Dam

Michael Hiltzik

As breathtaking today as when it was completed, Hoover Dam ranks among Americaand#8217;s most awe-inspiring, if dubious, achievements. This epic story of the damand#8212;from conception to design to constructionand#8212;by Pulitzer Prizeand#8211;winning... (read more)

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