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Control of Cracking in Reinforced Concrete Structures

by Jean-Michel Torrenti, François Toutlemonde, Pierre Labbé & others

This book presents new guidelines for the control of cracking in massive reinforced and prestressed concrete structures. Understanding this behavior during construction allows engineers to ensure properties such as durability, reliability, and ...

ISBN: 9781119347392

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Decision Making and Action

by Jean-Charles Pomerol

Making a decision, of any importance, is never simple. On the one hand, specialists in decision theory do not come within the reach of most policy makers and, secondly, there are very few books on pragmatic decision that are not purely ...

ISBN: 9781118588062

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Electrohydraulic Fracturing of Rocks

by Wen Chen, Olivier Maurel, Christian La Borderie & others

<p>This book presents a new fracturing technique that should be considered as a potential alternative, or a companion technique, to hydraulic fracturing of tight gas reservoirs and low permeability rock masses. As opposed to hydraulic fracturing

ISBN: 9781119035541

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Electromagneto-Mechanics of Material Systems and Structures

by Yasuhide Shindo

<i><b>Comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals and state of the art research developments in electromagneto-mechanics of adaptive materials</b></i><br /><br />• Covers a wide and varied range of subject areas (theoretical, experimental, ...

ISBN: 9781118838075

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Fatigue of Materials and Structures

Application to Damage and Design, Volume 2

by Claude Bathias & André Pineau

The design of mechanical structures with improved and predictable durability cannot be achieved without a thorough understanding of the mechanisms of fatigue damage and more specifically the relationships between the microstructure of materials ...

ISBN: 9781118616895

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Fatigue of Materials and Structures

Application to Design

by Claude Bathias & André Pineau

The design of mechanical structures with predictable and improved durability cannot be achieved without a thorough understanding of the mechanisms of fatigue damage and more specifically the relationships between the microstructure of materials ...

ISBN: 9781118617229

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Fatigue of Materials and Structures

by Claude Bathias & André Pineau

Fatigue and fracture result in billions of dollars of damage each year.  This book examines the various causes of fatigue including crack growth, defects, temperature, environmental, and corrosion.  ...

ISBN: 9781118623374

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Fracture Mechanics and Crack Growth

by Naman Recho

<p>This book presents recent advances related to the following two topics:<br />- how mechanical fields close to material or geometrical singularities such as cracks can be determined;<br />- how failure criteria can be established according to ...

ISBN: 9781118563281

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low cycle fatigue

by Andrea Faussone

This publication aims to provide to the designer a method for sizing, as first approximation, of upper mount cabin shock-absorber. It determines some possible geometries, then it uses the Finite Elements Analysis and the low cycle fatigue ...

ISBN: 9788892549715

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Materials and Structures under Shock and Impact

by Patrice Bailly

In risk studies, engineers often have to consider the consequences of an accident leading to a shock on a construction. This can concern the impact of a ground vehicle or aircraft, or the effects of an explosion on an industrial site. <p>This ...

ISBN: 9781118815717

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Materials under Extreme Loadings

Application to Penetration and Impact

by Georges Voyiadjis, Eric Buzaud & Ioan R. Ionescu

This book presents recent and cutting edge advances in our understanding of key aspects of the response of materials under extreme loads that take place during high velocity impact and penetration. The focus of the content is on the numerous ...

ISBN: 9781118622315

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Mechanical Behavior of Concrete

by Jean-Michel Torrenti, Gilles Pijaudier-Cabot & Jean-Marie Reynouard

This title provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of the mechanical behavior of concrete, including such features as its elastoplasticity, its compressive and tensile strength, its behavior over time (including creep and shrinkage, ...

ISBN: 9781118622308

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Metal Failures

Mechanisms, Analysis, Prevention

by Arthur J. McEvily & Jirapong Kasivitamnuay

<p>One of the only texts available to cover not only how failure occurs but also examine methods developed to expose the reasons for failure, <i>Metal Failures</i> has long been considered the most definitive and authoritative resources in ...

ISBN: 9781118421161

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Micromechanics of Fracture and Damage

by Luc Dormieux & Djimedo Kondo

<p>This book deals with the mechanics and physics of fractures at various scales.  Based on advanced continuum mechanics of heterogeneous media, it develops a rigorous mathematical framework for single macrocrack problems as well as for the ...

ISBN: 9781119292180

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Polymer Extrusion

by Pierre G. Lafleur & Bruno Vergnes

Extrusion is by far the most important and the oldest processing and shaping method for thermoplastic polymers. This process concerns almost all synthetic polymers, as well as elastomers or food materials.  Single-screw extrusion is mainly used ...

ISBN: 9781118827178

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Reactions and Mechanisms in Thermal Analysis of Advanced Materials

by Atul Tiwari & Baldev Raj

ISBN: 9781119117704

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Seismic Vulnerability of Structures

by Philippe Gueguen

<p>This book is focused on the seismic vulnerability assessment methods, applied to existing buildings, describing several behaviors and new approaches for assessment on a large scale (urban area).<br /> It is clear that the majority of urban ...

ISBN: 9781118604007

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Self-Healing Composites

Shape Memory Polymer Based Structures

by Guoqiang Li

<p>In this book, the self-healing of composite structures with shape memory polymer as either matrix or embedded suture is systematically discussed. Self-healing has been well known in biological systems for many years: a typical example is the ...

ISBN: 9781118452455

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