FRP-Strengthened Metallic Structures (Spon Research) by Xiao-Ling Zhao

By Xiao-Ling Zhao

Repairing or strengthening failing steel constructions usually includes utilizing cumbersome and heavy exterior metal plates that regularly pose their very own difficulties. The plates are regularly vulnerable to corrosion and total fatigue. Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP), a composite fabric made from a polymer matrix bolstered with fibers, deals an excellent replacement for strengthening metal constructions, specially metal constructions akin to bridges, constructions, offshore structures, pipelines, and crane buildings.



FRP-Strengthened metal Structures explores the behaviour and layout of those constructions, from uncomplicated options to layout ideas. It covers bond behaviour among FRP and metal, and describes development of fatigue functionality, bending, compression, and bearing forces, strengthening of compression and metal tubular individuals, strengthening for better fatigue and seismic functionality, and strengthening opposed to net crippling of metal sections. It additionally offers examples of functionality development by way of FRP strengthening.



• Summarizes all over the world examine at the FRP strengthening of steel structures


• comprises a number of subject matters now not usually lined in latest texts


• offers entire, topical references through the book


The publication outlines the purposes, current layout counsel, and targeted features of FRP composites in the context in their use in structural strengthening. whereas the most important concentration is on metal constructions, it additionally describes others, resembling aluminium buildings. This booklet is acceptable for structural engineers, researchers, and college scholars drawn to the FRP strengthening technique.


Xiao-Ling Zhao is chair of structural engineering at Monash collage, Australia, and is writer of Concrete-Filled Tubular participants and Connections, additionally released via Taylor & Francis.

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Klausurtrainer - Hydromechanik für Bauingenieure: by Frank Preser

By Frank Preser

Das Fachbuch mit Aufgaben im Klausurcharakter bietet eine kompakte Zusammenfassung klassischer Themen der Hydromechanik für Lehre und Praxis. Alle Übungsaufgaben prüfen, unterstützen und trainieren das Verständnis der Hydromechanik. Dabei ist der Lösungsansatz systematisiert dargestellt und mit theoretischen Hintergrundinformationen verständlich aufbereitet. Die zweite Auflage ist thematisch erweitert und enthält neue Aufgaben. Die angeführten Beispiele beziehen sich auf die alltägliche Arbeitspraxis von Bauingenieuren und Wasserbauer. Auf diese Weise bietet das Buch eine optimale Vorbereitung für Studium und Beruf.

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Hudson River Bridges (Images of America) by Kathryn W. Burke

By Kathryn W. Burke

The Hudson River Valley, a useful connection among New England and the remainder of the colonies through the American Revolution, is still a massive crossroads this day. The Hudson River bridges have been architectural marvels in their time. The undergo Mountain Bridge used to be the longest suspension bridge, whereas the Newburgh Beacon moment span was once equipped with a brand new form of weathering metal. The bridges have been built in the course of vital occasions in background. The endure Mountain Bridge used to be outfitted because the vehicle turned an essential component within the country�s improvement, and the Mid-Hudson Bridge was once equipped in the course of the melancholy. exertions disputes helped strengthen hard work legislation, and international wars resulted in adjustments in task at the bridges. via old pictures from resources together with the hot York nation Bridge Authority and the Port Authority of recent York and New Jersey, Hudson River Bridges files how those buildings stay appealing testaments to cooperative efforts in the course of attempting occasions in America�s history.

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Glasbau 2013 (German Edition) by Bernhard Weller,Silke Tasche

By Bernhard Weller,Silke Tasche

Das vorliegende Buch beschreibt in zahlreichen Beiträgen namhafter Autoren den aktuellen Stand der Technik im konstruktiven Glasbau. Die Planung und die Ausführung wegweisender Glasarchitektur werden ausführlich erläutert, die Bemessung und die Konstruktion tragender Glasbauteile praxisgerecht erklärt. Die Optimierung zukunftsfähiger Gebäudehüllen wird in gleicher Tiefe behandelt wie die energetische Sanierung denkmalgeschützter Fassaden. Nicht zuletzt vermitteln die jüngsten Ergebnisse anerkannter Forschungseinrichtungen einen zuverlässigen Einblick in die Leistungsfähigkeit des gesamten Glasbaus.

 

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Stabilität von ultraleichten Schaumbetonen: Betrachtung by Albrecht Gilka-Bötzow

By Albrecht Gilka-Bötzow

Albrecht Gilka-Bötzow zeigt Wege für eine zuverlässige Anwendung zementgebundener Schäume im Bauwesen auf. Diese hängt insbesondere von der Robustheit des frischen, nicht hydratisierten fabrics gegenüber äußeren und inneren Einflüssen ab. Der Autor setzt daher rheologische und kalorimetrische Untersuchungen mit den instationären Strukturmerkmalen von festen mineralisierten Schäumen in Zusammenhang. Daraus entwickelt er ein Modell zur zeitlich aufgelösten Strukturschematisierung. So entsteht eine foundation für eine diffe­ren­zier­te simu­lative Betrachtung der Zu­sam­men­hänge zwischen den Materialcharakteristika des flüssigen und erhärteten Schaums. Auf Grundlage der Entwurfsrechnungen und Modelle können Mischung und Herstellverfahren der Praxis auf ihre Robustheit und Zuverlässigkeit hin geprüft werden.

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An Introduction to Site Investigations for Foundations in by J. Paul Guyer

By J. Paul Guyer

This e-book presents introductory technical information for civil engineers and different specialist engineers and building managers attracted to website investigations for foundations of constructions and different infrastructure in artic and subarctic climates. here's what is discussed:
1. GENERAL
2. distant SENSING AND GEOPHYSICAL INVESTIGATION
3. special DIRECT website EXPLORATION
4. web site TECHNICAL DATA.

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Introduction to Soil Mechanics by Béla Bodó,Colin Jones

By Béla Bodó,Colin Jones

Introduction to Soil Mechanics, Béla Bodó & Colin Jones

Introduction to Soil Mechanics covers the fundamental rules of soil mechanics, illustrating why the houses of soil are very important, the strategies used to appreciate and characterise soil behaviour and the way that wisdom is then utilized in construction.   The authors have endeavoured to outline and talk about the rules and ideas concisely, supplying transparent, certain causes, and a well-illustrated textual content with diagrams, charts, graphs and tables. With many functional, labored examples and end-of-chapter and insurance of Eurocode 7, Introduction to Soil Mechanics might be an amazing start line for the examine of soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering.

About the Authors

Béla Bodó B.Sc., B.A., C.Eng., M.I.C.E, was once born in Hungary and studied at Budapest Technical collage, the college of London and the Open collage. He constructed his services in Soil Mechanics in the course of his employment with British Rail and British Coal.

Colin Jones B.Sc, C. Eng., M.I.C.E, P.G.C.E, studied on the collage of Dundee, and labored at British Coal the place he and Béla have been colleagues. He has lately retired from the college of Wales, Newport the place he used to be Programme Director for the Civil Engineering provision, focusing on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnics.

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Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering 2000: by T. Uomoto

By T. Uomoto

the 1st overseas symposium on NDT-CE (Non-Destructive trying out in Civil Engineering) used to be held in Berlin, Germany in 1991. Successive symposia have been held all through Europe till 1997. This, the fifth symposium is prepared as SEIKEN SYMPOSIUM No. 26, and is subsidized by way of the Institute of business technological know-how, on the college of Tokyo, Japan.

Original ambitions of the NDT-CE symposium were to supply a chance for discussing present matters and destiny views of NDT and for selling mutual knowing between engineers and researchers.

Asia is without doubt one of the key areas for additional improvement in NDT and this symposium in Japan might be a great chance not just to replace technical info on NDT, yet to advertise world wide friendship among engineers in Asian international locations and different countries of the realm. This quantity includes 70 papers offering the latest examine effects and findings. The papers are grouped below the subsequent parts: (1) keynote papers, (2) magnetic / electrical, (3) metal constructions, (4) built-in attempt, (5) moisture, (6) power, (7) acoustic emission, (8) a variety of exams, (9) ultrasonic, (10) impression echo, (11) radar, (12) caliber and (13) corrosion / cover.

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99 Crashes: Prominente Unfallopfer (German Edition) by Klaus Gietinger

By Klaus Gietinger

Auch Prominente sterben

Rund 50 Millionen Menschen sind weltweit bislang durch Kfz-Crashs ums Leben gekommen. Wenn prominente Menschen bei Unfällen sterben, fühlen viele Menschen besonders mit. Klaus Gietinger nennt in seinem Buch die ninety nine bekanntesten Unfallopfer, wirft einen Blick auf ihr Leben und den second ihres Todes. James Dean, Helmut Newton, Jörg Haider, Jayne Mansfield, Margaret Mitchell, Albert Camus, Grace Kelly, Falco, Paul Walker - sie alle sind dem allgemeinen Motorisierungswahn zum Opfer gefallen und auf der Straße gestorben. Wie starben sie? Und warum? Steckt in manchen Fällen gar mehr dahinter? Nicht nur bei girl Di oder Lutz Eigendorf kursieren zumindest wilde Verschwörungstheorien. Gietinger ordnet ein und liefert ein einzigartiges autokritisches Buch. Er klagt an durch den Blick auf die Menschen, die wir sowieso schon immer gerne in den Fokus rücken: unsere Prominenten.

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