by Halil Sezen (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 336
The first part of this book presents results from some of the current seismic research work including three-dimensional wave propagation in different soil media, seismic loss assessment, probabilistic hazard analysis, geotechnical problems including soil-structure interaction. The second part of the book focuses on the seismic behavior of structures including historical and monumental structures, bridge embankments, and different types of bridges and bearings.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Giovanna Concu (ed.) - InTech
The use of wood in buildings, which goes back to the oldest of times, is now experiencing a period of strong expansion in virtue of the sustainable dimension of wood buildings from the environmental, economic and social standpoints.
by Sape A. Miedema - IOS Press
This book provides an overview of cutting theories. It begins with a generic model, valid for all types of soil (sand, clay and rock), and continues with the specifics of dry sand, water-saturated sand, clay, atmospheric rock and hyperbaric rock.
Heavy timber construction is one of the oldest types of buildings. This publication defines the requirements for heavy timber construction, and provides illustrations of good construction details. Written for architects and builders.
by Samuel J. Record
This book was written primarily for students of forestry to whom a knowledge of the technical properties of wood is essential. The mechanics involved is reduced to the simplest terms and without reference to higher mathematics.