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Our collection of 15 books.

  • Structural Bridge Engineering
    Structural Bridge Engineering
    Edited by Shahiron Shahidan, Shahrul Niza Mokhatar, Mohd Haziman Wan Ibrahim, Norwati Jamaluddin, Zainorizuan Mohd Jaini and Noorwirdawati Ali
    ISBN 978-953-51-2689-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2688-1,
    198 pages, October, 2016
    There are many books on preliminary studies and research in bridge design as well as basic knowledge on bridge engineering, but most books supply the needs of practicing engineers who may have problems in estimating, designing or constructing suspens ...
  • Irrigation and Drainage - Sustainable Strategies and Systems
    Irrigation and Drainage - Sustainable Strategies and Systems
    Edited by Muhammad Salik Javaid
    ISBN 978-953-51-2123-7,
    126 pages, May, 2015
    The sustainability of irrigation and drainage in the face of many variants and constraints like availability of water as a resource, ecological balance, socio-cultural impacts, and climate change effects lies in the strategies adopted and systems emp ...
  • Integrated Use of Space, Geophysical and Hyperspectral Technologies Intended for Monitoring Water Leakages in Water Supply Networks
    Integrated Use of Space, Geophysical and Hyperspectral Technologies Intended for Monitoring Water Leakages in Water Supply Networks
    Edited by Diofantos G. Hadjimitsis, Athos Agapiou and Kyriacos Themistocleous
    ISBN 978-953-51-1729-2,
    82 pages, November, 2014
    Remote sensing has been used for water management purposes over the years. This book describes the combination of satellite imagery, in-situ spectroradiometric data and radar techniques for the identification of water leakages in the water supply net ...
  • Remote Sensing of Environment - Integrated Approaches
    Remote Sensing of Environment - Integrated Approaches
    Edited by Diofantos G. Hadjimitsis
    ISBN 978-953-51-1152-8,
    224 pages, July, 2013
    This book covers the latest developments in remote sensing theory and applications by numerous researchers, experts and collaborators of the Remote Sensing and Geo-Environment Lab of the Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics of the Cyprus Uni ...
  • Water Supply System Analysis - Selected Topics
    Water Supply System Analysis - Selected Topics
    Edited by Avi Ostfeld
    ISBN 978-953-51-0889-4,
    158 pages, December, 2012
    A water supply system is an interconnected collection of sources, pipes, and hydraulic control elements delivering consumers prescribed water quantities at desired pressures and water qualities. This book incorporates selected topics on theory, revis ...
  • Advances on Analysis and Control of Vibrations - Theory and Applications
    Advances on Analysis and Control of Vibrations - Theory and Applications
    Edited by Mauricio Zapateiro de la Hoz and Francesc Pozo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0699-9,
    290 pages, September, 2012
    Vibration is a phenomenon that we can perceive in many systems. Their effects are as diverse as the personal discomfort that can produce the unevenness of a road or the collapse of a building or a bridge during an earthquake. This book is a compendiu ...
  • Earthquake Engineering
    Earthquake Engineering
    Edited by Halil Sezen
    ISBN 978-953-51-0694-4,
    348 pages, August, 2012
    Recent major earthquakes around the world have shown the vulnerability of infrastructure and the need for research to better understand the nature of seismic events and their effects on structures. As a result, earthquake engineering research has bee ...
  • Advances in Spatial Planning
    Advances in Spatial Planning
    Edited by Jaroslav Burian
    ISBN 978-953-51-0377-6,
    378 pages, March, 2012
    Spatial planning is a significant part of geosciences that is developing very rapidly. Many new methods and modeling techniques like GIS (Geographical Information Systems), GPS (Global Positioning Systems) or remote sensing techniques have been devel ...