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MATLAB For Dummies

by John Paul Mueller & Jim Sizemore

Go from total MATLAB newbie to plotting graphs and solving equations in a flash! 

MATLAB is one of the most powerful and commonly used tools in the STEM field. But did you know it doesn’t take an advanced...


Foundation Design: Theory and Practice

by N. S. V. Kamesware Rao

In Foundation Design: Theory and Practice, Professor N. S. V. Kameswara Rao covers the key aspects of the subject, including principles of testing, interpretation, analysis, soil-structure interaction modeling,...


Airport Engineering: Planning, Design and Development of 21st Century Airports

by Norman J. Ashford, Saleh Mumayiz & Paul H. Wright

First published in 1979, Airport Engineering by Ashford and Wright, has become a classic textbook in the education of airport engineers and transportation planners. Over the past twenty years, construction of...


Saving the St.Lawrence

by F. Pierre Gingras

The climate changes experts predict a drying of 20 to 30 % of the water available in the Great Lakes area in the next century, a forecast already in progress. Environment Canada predicts a 24% flow decreasing....


EAT UP

by Lauren Mandel

From roof to table – urban food has reached new heights.

Soaring prices and concerns about chemical-laden fruits and vegetables increasingly drive us to grow our own healthy food close to home. In cities,...


Earth Repair

by Leila Darwish

Resistance is fertile – bioremediation techniques to heal the earth.

Millions of acres of land have been contaminated by pesticides, improperly handled chemicals, dirty energy projects, toxic waste, and...


A Lever Long Enough

by Robert McCaughey

In this comprehensive social history of Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), Robert McCaughey combines archival research with oral testimony and contemporary interviews to...


Yacht design

by Massimo Paperini

“Yacht Design, Interior and Superstructures” confirms the interest of young architects, engineers and designers in boat design, a subject always in need of new ideas, new design solutions and a new approach....


Theory of Structural Transformations in Solids

by Armen G. Khachaturyan

Addressing both theoretical and practical aspects of phase transformation in alloys, this text formulates significant aspects of the quantitative metallurgy of phase transformations. It further applies solid-state...


Materials and Acoustics Handbook

by Michel Bruneau & Catherine Potel

Written by a group of acoustics and vibration specialists, this book studies the acoustic and vibrating phenomena that occur in diverse materials used for all kinds of purposes. The first part studies the fundamental...


Waste Treatment and Disposal

by Paul T. Williams

Following on from the successful first edition of Waste Treatment & Disposal, this second edition has been completely updated, and provides comprehensive coverage of waste process engineering and disposal...


Theory of Structures: Fundamentals, Framed Structures, Plates and Shells

by Peter Marti

This book provides the reader with a consistent approach to theory of structures on the basis of applied mechanics. It covers framed structures as well as plates and shells using elastic and plastic theory,...


Modeling and Dimensioning of Structures: An Introduction

by Daniel Gay & Jacques Gambelin

This book provides the main topics currently used for the calculus of structures. The reference establishes a link between the traditional approach on the strength of materials and the present finite element...


Structural Reliability

by Maurice Lemaire, Alaa Chateauneuf & Jean-Claude Mitteau

This book describes the main methods used in the reliability of structures and their use in the design process leading to reliable products. This title provides the understanding needed to implement the variety...


Constitutive Modeling of Soils and Rocks

by Pierre-Yves Hicher & Jian-Fu Shao

This title provides a comprehensive overview of elastoplasticity relating to soil and rocks. Following a general outline of the models of behavior and their internal structure, each chapter develops a different...


Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian and Fluid-Structure Interaction: Numerical Simulation

by M'hamed Souli & David J. Benson

This book provides the fundamental basics for solving fluid structure interaction problems, and describes different algorithms and numerical methods used to solve problems where fluid and structure can be weakly...


Geomechanics in Co2 Storage Facilities

by Gilles Pijaudier-Cabot & Jean-Michel Pereira

CO2 capture and geological storage is seen as the most effective technology to rapidly reduce the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Up until now and before proceeding to an industrial development...


Sonars and Underwater Acoustics

by Jean-Paul Marage & Yvon Mori

Sonar and Underwater Acoustics brings together all the concepts necessary for designers and users of sonar systems. Unlike other books on this subject, which are often too specialized, this book is accessible...


Damage Mechanics of Cementitious Materials and Structures

by Gilles Pijaudier-Cabot & Frederic Dufour

The book, prepared in honor of the retirement of Professor J. Mazars, provides a wide overview of continuum damage modeling applied to cementitious materials.

It starts from micro-nanoscale analyses, then follows...


Dynamics of Structures

by Patrick Paultre

This book covers structural dynamics from a theoretical and algorithmic approach. It covers systems with both single and multiple degrees-of-freedom. Numerous case studies are given to provide the reader with...