22 Jan 2020

Tag: Civil & Environmental

Architecture

The Architecture of Natural Cooling Ed 2 

Overheating in buildings is commonplace. This book describes how we can keep cool without conventional air-conditioning: improving comfort and productivity while reducing energy costs and carbon emissions. It provides architects, engineers and policy makers with a ‘how-to’ guide to the application of natural cooling in…

Basic Sciences

Lessons in Environmental Microbiology 

Lessons in Environmental Microbiology provides an understanding of the microbial processes used in the environmental engineering and science fields. It examines both basic theory as well as the latest advancements in practical applications, including nutrient removal and recovery, methanogenesis, suspended growth bioreactors, and more. The…

Engineering

Elementary Hydraulics 

Elementary Hydraulics is written for the undergraduate level and contains material to appeal to a diversified class of students. The book, divided into three parts, blends fluid mechanics, hydraulic science, and hydraulics engineering. The first part of the text draws upon fluid mechanics and summarizes…

Business & Money

Nature-Inspired Methods for Metaheuristics Optimization: Algorithms and Applications in Science and Engineering (Modeling and Optimization in Science and Technologies) 

This book gathers together a set of chapters covering recent development in optimization methods that are inspired by nature. The first group of chapters describes in detail different meta-heuristic algorithms, and shows their applicability using some test or real-world problems. The second part of the…

Business

Preparing Construction Claims 

Provides tools and techniques required to research and prepare a contractual construction claim This book guides readers through the techniques and approach for properly preparing a construction contract claim and seeing it through. It teaches them how to gather all the facts in order to…

Computer Science

Handbook of Probabilistic Models 

Handbook of Probabilistic Models carefully examines the application of advanced probabilistic models in conventional engineering fields. In this comprehensive handbook, practitioners, researchers and scientists will find detailed explanations of technical concepts, applications of the proposed methods, and the respective scientific approaches needed to solve the…

Engineering

Advances in Mechanical Engineering: Select Proceedings of ICRIDME 2018 (Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering) 

This book comprises select proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Innovations and Developments in Mechanical Engineering (IC-RIDME 2018). The book contains peer reviewed articles covering thematic areas such as fluid mechanics, renewable energy, materials and manufacturing, thermal engineering, vibration and acoustics, experimental aerodynamics, turbo…

Earth Sciences

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics I: An Introduction to Atmosphere―Ocean Dynamics: Homogeneous Fluids (Springer Textbooks in Earth Sciences, Geography and Environment) 

This textbook develops a fundamental understanding of geophysical fluid dynamics by providing a mathematical description of fluid properties, kinematics and dynamics as influenced by earth’s rotation. Its didactic value is based on elaborate treatment of basic principles, derived equations, exemplary solutions and their interpretation. Both…