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Portland Bridge Book: 1989 Edition

Sharon Wood Wortman

Wortman offers technical information, history, and anecdotes for 12 bridges across the Willamette River, two across the Columbia River, and several railroad bridges in the Portland (Oregon) vicinity. Since the 1989 first edition, she has been leading... (read more)

Road Construction
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Characterization, Modeling, and Performance of Geomaterials; Proceedings.

Xiong Zhang Et Al.

Unsaturated soil, seepage, and environmental geotechnics; geosynthetics; geo-environmental engineering; non-destructive testing of infrastructure materials; and bridge-approach embankment are addressed by the 27 selected and peer-reviewed papers... (read more)

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The Snail Darter and the Dam: How Pork-Barrel Politics Endangered a Little Fish and Killed a River

Zygmunt J. B. Plater

Even today, thirty years after the legal battles to save the endangered snail darter, the little fish that blocked completion of a TVA dam is still invoked as an icon of leftist extremism and governmental foolishness. In this eye-opening book, the lawyer... (read more)

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Independent Airport Planning Manual

Alexandre Bradley

This independent manual provides airport planners and architects with an essential guide and reference tool, based on the author’s extensive experience in the field and involvement in developing best practice airline and airport industry... (read more)

Flood Control
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Catastrophe in the Making: The Engineering of Katrina and the Disasters of Tomorrow

William Freudenburg

When houses are flattened, towns submerged, and people stranded without electricity or even food, we attribute the suffering to “natural disasters” or “acts of God.” But what if theyre neither? What if we, as a society, are... (read more)

Geology and Mining
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Developments in Petroleum Science #58: Basin Evolution and Petroleum Prospectivity of the Continental Margins of India

Meena Radhakrishna

During the last 10 years, the Oil industry in India saw a tremendous rise in exploration activity with several major E&P companies generating vast amount of new geological and geophysical data. The availability of such integrated datasets... (read more)

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Chemistry of Pyrotechnics: Basic Principles and Theory, Second Edition

John A. Conkling

Primarily driven by advancing technology and concerns for safety, advancement in the world of pyrotechnics and high-energy materials has exploded in the past 25 years. The promulgation of new government regulations places new and more stringent... (read more)

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Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences #104: Engineering Geology for Infrastructure Planning in Europe: A European Perspective

Robert Hack

Geologists and civil engineers related to infrastructure planning, design and building describe professional practices and engineering geological methods in different European infrastructure projects.... (read more)

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