Ground Vibration Engineering

Ground Vibration Engineering
  • Author : Milutin Srbulov
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Pages : 233
  • Relase : 2010-07-05
  • ISBN : 9789048190829

Ground Vibration Engineering Book Review:

Ground vibration consideration is gaining significance with people’s decreasing tolerance of vibration, introduction of new environmental legislations, increasing use of equipment sensitive to vibration, ageing of existing buildings and expanding construction sites to/near collapsible/liquefiable/thixotropic soil. This volume bridges the gap that exists between rather limited provisions of engineering codes/standards and complex numerical analyses/small-scale tests. The book contains descriptions of ground vibration measurements, predictions and control for engineers. Effects of most frequent sources of ground vibration arising from construction/demolition, traffic and machinery, ground wave amplification and attenuation as well as foundation kinematic and inertial interaction have been considered by simplified analyses aimed at ease and speed of use for major problems in ground vibration engineering. Comments on assumptions, limitations, and factors affecting the results are given. Case studies and examples worldwide are included to illustrate the accuracy and usefulness of simplified methods. A list of references is provided for further consideration, if desired. Audience: This work is of interest to geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists, earthquake engineers and students. Extra material: Microsoft Excel spreadsheets with the input data and results for the case studies and examples considered in this book are available at http://extras.springer.com

Advances and Trends in Engineering Sciences and Technologies II

Advances and Trends in Engineering Sciences and Technologies II
  • Author : Mohamad Al Ali,Peter Platko
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 862
  • Relase : 2016-11-30
  • ISBN : 9781315393810

Advances and Trends in Engineering Sciences and Technologies II Book Review:

These are the proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Engineering Sciences and Technologies (ESaT 2016), held from 29th of June until the 1st of July 2016 in the scenic High Tatras Mountains, Tatranské Matliare, Slovak Republic. After the successful implementation and excellent feedback of the first international conference ESaT 2015, ESaT 2016 was organized under the auspices of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Košice, Slovak Republic in collaboration with the University of Miskolc, Hungary. The conference focused on a wide spectrum of topics and subject areas in civil engineering sciences. The proceedings bringing new and original advances and trends in various fields of engineering sciences and technologies that accost a wide range of academics, scientists, researchers and professionals from universities and practice. The authors of the articles originate from different countries around the world guaranteeing the importance, topicality, quality and level of presented results.

Practical Soil Dynamics

Practical Soil Dynamics
  • Author : Milutin Srbulov
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Pages : 266
  • Relase : 2011-06-17
  • ISBN : 9400713126

Practical Soil Dynamics Book Review:

The objective of this book is to fill some of the gaps in the existing engineering codes and standards related to soil dynamics, concerning issues in earthquake engineering and ground vibrations, by using formulas and hand calculators. The usefulness and accuracy of the simple analyses are demonstrated by their implementation to the case histories available in the literature. Ideally, the users of the volume will be able to comment on the analyses as well as provide more case histories of simple considerations by publishing their results in a number of international journals and conferences. The ultimate aim is to extend the existing codes and standards by adding new widely accepted analyses in engineering practice. The following topics have been considered in this volume: • main ground motion sources and properties • typical ground motions, recording, ground investigations and testing • soil properties used in simple analyses • fast sliding in non-liquefied soil • flow of liquefied sandy soil • massive retaining walls • slender retaining walls • shallow foundations • piled foundations • tunnels, vertical shafts and pipelines • ground vibration caused by industry. Audience: This book is of interest to geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists, earthquake engineers and students

Practical Guide to Geo-Engineering

Practical Guide to Geo-Engineering
  • Author : Milutin Srbulov
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Pages : 370
  • Relase : 2014-04-07
  • ISBN : 9789401786386

Practical Guide to Geo-Engineering Book Review:

This handy reference manual puts a wealth of ready-to-use information, data, and practical procedures within immediate reach of geo-engineers and technicians, whether they be in the field or office. It assembles and organizes the most-needed set of equations, tables, graphs and check-lists on six major subfields of geo-engineering: investigations, testing, properties, hazards, structures and works. This practical reference for the professional and others interested in the subject of ground engineering skips lengthy definitions to highlight best practice and methods proven most effective. While reflecting codes and standards, it also fills the gaps with non-standard approaches when existing ones are skimpy on practical details or agreement. Enhanced by 146 illustrations and 83 tables, the Practical Guide to Geo-Engineering points users to supporting information and data through its extensive reference list. Audience: This book is of interest to everyone involved in practical geo-engineering.

Fundamental and Advanced Topics in Wind Power

Fundamental and Advanced Topics in Wind Power
  • Author : Rupp Carriveau
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Pages : 438
  • Relase : 2011-07-05
  • ISBN : 9789533075082

Fundamental and Advanced Topics in Wind Power Book Review:

As the fastest growing source of energy in the world, wind has a very important role to play in the global energy mix. This text covers a spectrum of leading edge topics critical to the rapidly evolving wind power industry. The reader is introduced to the fundamentals of wind energy aerodynamics; then essential structural, mechanical, and electrical subjects are discussed. The book is composed of three sections that include the Aerodynamics and Environmental Loading of Wind Turbines, Structural and Electromechanical Elements of Wind Power Conversion, and Wind Turbine Control and System Integration. In addition to the fundamental rudiments illustrated, the reader will be exposed to specialized applied and advanced topics including magnetic suspension bearing systems, structural health monitoring, and the optimized integration of wind power into micro and smart grids.

Insights and Innovations in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation

Insights and Innovations in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation
  • Author : Alphose Zingoni
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 4442
  • Relase : 2016-11-25
  • ISBN : 9781317280620

Insights and Innovations in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation Book Review:

Insights and Innovations in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation comprises 360 papers that were presented at the Sixth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2016, Cape Town, South Africa, 5-7 September 2016). The papers reflect the broad scope of the SEMC conferences, and cover a wide range of engineering structures (buildings, bridges, towers, roofs, foundations, offshore structures, tunnels, dams, vessels, vehicles and machinery) and engineering materials (steel, aluminium, concrete, masonry, timber, glass, polymers, composites, laminates, smart materials). Some contributions present the latest insights and new understanding on (i) the mechanics of structures and systems (dynamics, vibration, seismic response, instability, buckling, soil-structure interaction), and (ii) the mechanics of materials and fluids (elasticity, plasticity, fluid-structure interaction, flow through porous media, biomechanics, fracture, fatigue, bond, creep, shrinkage). Other contributions report on (iii) recent advances in computational modelling and testing (numerical simulations, finite-element modeling, experimental testing), and (iv) developments and innovations in structural engineering (planning, analysis, design, construction, assembly, maintenance, repair and retrofitting of structures). Insights and Innovations in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation is particularly of interest to civil, structural, mechanical, marine and aerospace engineers. Researchers, developers, practitioners and academics in these disciplines will find the content useful. Short versions of the papers, intended to be concise but self-contained summaries of the full papers, are collected in the book, while the full versions of the papers are on the accompanying CD.

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • Author : Milutin Srbulov
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Pages : 244
  • Relase : 2008-09-19
  • ISBN : 9781402086847

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Book Review:

... "Included on the Choice list with the outstanding academic Earth Sciences titles 2008" ... This volume describes simplified dynamic analyses that bridge the gap between the rather limited provisions of design codes and the rather eclectic methods used in sophisticated analyses. Graphs and spreadsheets are included for the ease and speed of use of simplified analyses of: soil slope (in)stability and displacements caused by earthquakes, sand liquefaction and flow caused by earthquakes, dynamic soil-foundation interaction, bearing capacity and additional settlement of shallow foundations, earthquake motion effects on tunnels and shafts, frequent liquefaction potential mitigation measures. A number of comments on the assumptions used in different methods, limitation and factors affecting the results are given. Several case histories are also included in the appendices in order to assess the accuracy and usefulness of the simplified methods. Audience This work is of interest to geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists, earthquake engineers and students.

Topics in Modal Analysis & Parameter Identification, Volume 8

Topics in Modal Analysis & Parameter Identification, Volume 8
  • Author : Brandon J. Dilworth,Timothy Marinone,Michael Mains
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Pages : 181
  • Relase : 2022-09-04
  • ISBN : 9783031054457

Topics in Modal Analysis & Parameter Identification, Volume 8 Book Review:

Topics in Modal Analysis & Testing, Volume 8: Proceedings of the 40th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2022, the eighth volume of nine from the Conference, brings together contributions to this important area of research and engineering. The collection presents early findings and case studies on fundamental and applied aspects of Modal Analysis, including papers on: Operational Modal & Modal Analysis Applications Experimental Techniques Modal Analysis, Measurements & Parameter Estimation Modal Vectors & Modeling Basics of Modal Analysis Additive Manufacturing & Modal Testing of Printed Parts

Engineering Analysis of Fires and Explosions

Engineering Analysis of Fires and Explosions
  • Author : Randall K. Noon
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 324
  • Relase : 2017-11-22
  • ISBN : 9781351451093

Engineering Analysis of Fires and Explosions Book Review:

Engineering Analysis of Fires and Explosions demonstrates how professional forensic engineers apply basic concepts and principles from engineering and scientific disciplines to analyze fires and explosions. It describes how forensic engineers use a "reverse design" process to determine the original cause of a fire or explosion. This guide incorporates practices and lessons learned from the first-hand experiences of the author and his colleagues. It is an exciting introduction to the multidisciplinary subject of fire and explosion analysis and its legal ramifications. The author's straightforward language and style make the concepts easy to understand.

Proceedings of the Tenth World Conference on Earthquake Engineering

Proceedings of the Tenth World Conference on Earthquake Engineering
  • Author : World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (10, 1992, Madrid)
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 866
  • Relase : 1992
  • ISBN : 905410063X

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Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Press-in Engineering 2021, Kochi, Japan

Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Press-in Engineering 2021, Kochi, Japan
  • Author : Tatsunori Matsumoto,Katsutoshi Ueno,Koichi Isobe,Hidetoshi Nishioka,Koji Watanabe
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 1284
  • Relase : 2021-06-24
  • ISBN : 9781000456523

Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Press-in Engineering 2021, Kochi, Japan Book Review:

The Second International Conference on Press-in Engineering (ICPE) 2021 was organized by the International Press-in Association (IPA). The conference is held every three years and the main theme this time is "Evolution and Social Contribution of Press-in Engineering for Infrastructure Development, and Disaster Prevention and Mitigation". These proceedings contain 2 keynote lectures, 3 state-of-the-art lectures and about 60 papers from more than 10 countries. This publication provides good practice guidance on the application of the press-in piling method, to satisfy the requirements of geo-structures which are embedded utilizing prefabricated piles. It covers actual examples of the press-in piling method applied to various geo-structures, such as temporary and permanent retaining walls, cofferdams, cut-off walls, foundation piles etc. The content addresses the technical and construction issues relating to the selection of the appropriate type of press-in piling method, in accordance with required structural design criteria and soil and working conditions. The aim of this publication is to concisely describe practical uses of the press-in piling method for project owners, designers, contractors, academic researchers and other people in the construction industry.

Physics and Seismicity of Rocks

Physics and Seismicity of Rocks
  • Author : Longjun Dong,Guoyang Fu,Wei Wu
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Pages : 212
  • Relase : 2021-11-30
  • ISBN : 9782889717354

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Structural Dynamics

Structural Dynamics
  • Author : Harry Grundmann,Gerhart I. Schuëller
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 880
  • Relase : 2002
  • ISBN : 9058095118

Structural Dynamics Book Review:

The proceedings contain contributions presented by authors from more than 30 countries at EURODYN 2002. The proceedings show recent scientific developments as well as practical applications, they cover the fields of theory of vibrations, nonlinear vibrations, stochastic dynamics, vibrations of structured elements, wave propagation and structure-borne sound, including questions of fatigue and damping. Emphasis is laid on vibrations of bridges, buildings, railway structures as well as on the fields of wind and earthquake engineering, repectively. Enriched by a number of keynote lectures and organized sessions the two volumes of the proceedings present an overview of the state of the art of the whole field of structural dynamics and the tendencies ot its further development.

Simplified Analytical Methods of Elastic Plates

Simplified Analytical Methods of Elastic Plates
  • Author : Hideo Takabatake
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 344
  • Relase : 2018-11-02
  • ISBN : 9789811300868

Simplified Analytical Methods of Elastic Plates Book Review:

This book presents simplified analytical methodologies for static and dynamic problems concerning various elastic thin plates in the bending state and the potential effects of dead loads on static and dynamic behaviors. The plates considered vary in terms of the plane (e.g. rectangular or circular plane), stiffness of bending, transverse shear and mass. The representative examples include void slabs, plates stiffened with beams, stepped thickness plates, cellular plates and floating plates, in addition to normal plates. The closed-form approximate solutions are presented in connection with a groundbreaking methodology that can easily accommodate discontinuous variations in stiffness and mass with continuous function as for a distribution. The closed-form solutions can be used to determine the size of structural members in the preliminary design stages, and to predict potential problems with building slabs intended for human beings’ practical use.

Mechanics of Structures and Materials XXIV

Mechanics of Structures and Materials XXIV
  • Author : Hong Hao,Chunwei Zhang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 1935
  • Relase : 2019-08-08
  • ISBN : 9781351850209

Mechanics of Structures and Materials XXIV Book Review:

Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges is a collection of peer-reviewed papers presented at the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, 6-9 December 2016). The contributions from academics, researchers and practising engineers from Australasian, Asia-pacific region and around the world, cover a wide range of topics, including: • Structural mechanics • Computational mechanics • Reinforced and prestressed concrete structures • Steel structures • Composite structures • Civil engineering materials • Fire engineering • Coastal and offshore structures • Dynamic analysis of structures • Structural health monitoring and damage identification • Structural reliability analysis and design • Structural optimization • Fracture and damage mechanics • Soil mechanics and foundation engineering • Pavement materials and technology • Shock and impact loading • Earthquake loading • Traffic and other man-made loadings • Wave and wind loading • Thermal effects • Design codes Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges will be of interest to academics and professionals involved in Structural Engineering and Materials Science.

NASA Tech Briefs

NASA Tech Briefs
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 2001
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105122654234

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Tunnelling Contracts and Site Investigation

Tunnelling Contracts and Site Investigation
  • Author : Dr P.B. Attewell
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 392
  • Relase : 1995-08-31
  • ISBN : 9781482271416

Tunnelling Contracts and Site Investigation Book Review:

A wide ranging and up-to-date review of experience of tunnelling contracts, particularly those for sewerage and drainage tunnels. The review is based on the 6th edition of the ICE Conditions of Contract, but it takes note of new forms of contract which are leading towards less adversarial contractual relations.^

Third International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics [proceedings]

Third International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics [proceedings]
  • Author : Shamsher Prakash
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 694
  • Relase : 1995
  • ISBN : UOM:39015048928470

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Dynamic Analysis and Earthquake Resistant Design

Dynamic Analysis and Earthquake Resistant Design
  • Author : Japanese Society of Civil Engineers
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 134
  • Relase : 2021-07-29
  • ISBN : 9781000446494

Dynamic Analysis and Earthquake Resistant Design Book Review:

The second volume in a projected series on dynamic analysis and earthquake resistant design, this text includes topics such as: dynamic analysis of soil-structure interaction system, rupture of ground due to earthquake and its prediciton, basic method response calculations and nonlinear problems.

Vibration and Shock Handbook

Vibration and Shock Handbook
  • Author : Clarence W. de Silva
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 1872
  • Relase : 2005-06-27
  • ISBN : 9781420039894

Vibration and Shock Handbook Book Review:

Every so often, a reference book appears that stands apart from all others, destined to become the definitive work in its field. The Vibration and Shock Handbook is just such a reference. From its ambitious scope to its impressive list of contributors, this handbook delivers all of the techniques, tools, instrumentation, and data needed to model, analyze, monitor, modify, and control vibration, shock, noise, and acoustics. Providing convenient, thorough, up-to-date, and authoritative coverage, the editor summarizes important and complex concepts and results into “snapshot” windows to make quick access to this critical information even easier. The Handbook’s nine sections encompass: fundamentals and analytical techniques; computer techniques, tools, and signal analysis; shock and vibration methodologies; instrumentation and testing; vibration suppression, damping, and control; monitoring and diagnosis; seismic vibration and related regulatory issues; system design, application, and control implementation; and acoustics and noise suppression. The book also features an extensive glossary and convenient cross-referencing, plus references at the end of each chapter. Brimming with illustrations, equations, examples, and case studies, the Vibration and Shock Handbook is the most extensive, practical, and comprehensive reference in the field. It is a must-have for anyone, beginner or expert, who is serious about investigating and controlling vibration and acoustics.