Bridge Engineering, Third Edition

Author: Jim J. Zhao,Demetrios E. Tonias

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007175248X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 512

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The state of the art in highway bridge engineering Fully updated with the latest codes and standards, including load and resistance factor design (LRFD), Bridge Engineering, Third Edition covers highway bridge planning, design, construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation. This thoroughly revised reference contains cutting-edge analytical, design, and construction practices, the most current information on new materials and methods, and proven, cost-effective maintenance and repair techniques. Real-world case studies and hundreds of helpful photos and illustrations are also included in this practical resource. BRIDGE ENGINEERING, THIRD EDITION FEATURES COMPLETE COVERAGE OF: Highway bridge structures Project inception Project funding Design standards Bridge inspection and site survey Physical testing As-built plans and other record data Superstructure types Deck types Wearing surface types Deck joint types Design loads Design methods Internal forces Load distribution Concrete deck slabs Composite steel members Plate girder design Continuous beams Protecting steel superstructures Load rating Prestressed concrete Substructure design Abutments Piers Bearings Managing the design process Contract documents Bridge management systems

Handbook of Civil Engineering Calculations, Second Edition

Author: Tyler Hicks,S. David Hicks

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071472932

Category: Mathematics

Page: 840

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Manage everyday calculations instantly and accurately-saving you time in the design, construction, and maintenance of all types of structures Covering all aspects of civil engineering calculations in an easy-to-understand format, the new edition of the Handbook of Civil Engineering Calculations is now revised and updated with over 500 key calculations that show you exactly how to compute the desired values for a particular design-going quickly from data to finished result. Using both customary and SI units, this comprehensive engineer's must-have resource is exactly what you need to solve the civil engineering problems that come your way. From structural steel to reinforced concrete, from bridges and dams to highways and roads, Handbook of Civil Engineering Calculations, 2e, lets you handle all of these design calculations quickly-and more importantly, correctly. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Updated calculation procedures using the latest applicable design codes for everything-from structural steel to reinforced concrete, from water supply to highways, freeways, roads, and more A wealth of new illustrated calculation procedures to provide better guidance for the design engineer New civil-engineering data on “green” buildings and their design, better qualifying them for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) ratings Inside This Cutting-Edge Engineering Calculations Guide- Structural Steel Engineering and Design • Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Engineering and Design • Timber Engineering • Soil Mechanics • Surveying, Route Design, and Highway Bridges • Fluid Mechanic, Pumps, Piping, and Hydro Power • Water Supply

Pipeline Design & Construction

A Practical Approach

Author: Mo Mohitpour,Hossein Golshan,Matthew Alan Murray

Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 734

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This third edition is fully updated and includes new information on buoyancy control, Trenchless Crossing methods, as well as on compressor fuel calculations and optimization, hydrotesting and LPG pipelining. The authors present the various elements that make up a single-phase liquid and gas pipeline system, including how to design, construct, commission, and assess pipelines and related facilities. They discuss gas and liquid transmission, compression, pumps, protection and integrity, procurement services, and the management of pipeline projects. More complex specialty fluids are covered, including CO2, H2, slurry and multi-products.

Mechanical Engineers' Handbook, Instrumentation, Systems, Controls, and MEMS

Author: Myer Kutz

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471719861

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 928

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The updated Revision of the Bestseller--In a more Useful Format! Mechanical Engineers' Handbook has a long tradition as a single resource of valuable information related to specialty areas in the diverse industries and job functions in which mechanical engineers work. This Third Edition, the most aggressive revision to date, goes beyond the straight data, formulas, and calculations provided in other handbooks and focuses on authoritative discussions, real-world examples, and insightful analyses while covering more topics that in previous editions. Book 2: Instrumentation, Systems, Controls, and MEMS is comprised of two major parts, conveniently put together because feedback control systems require measurement transducers. The first part covers instrumentation, including transducer design, strain gages, flow meters, digital integrated circuits, and issues involved in processing transducer signals and acquiring and displaying data. The second part addresses systems and control, including: * Control system design, analysis, and performance modification * Design of servoactuators, controllers, and general-purpose control devices * "New departures" in mechanical engineering, including neural networks, mechatronics, and MEMS

Civil Engineer's Reference Book

Author: L S Blake

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483102335

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 752

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Civil Engineer's Reference Book, Fourth Edition provides civil engineers with reports on design and construction practices in the UK and overseas. It gives a concise presentation of theory and practice in the many branches of a civil engineer's profession and it enables them to study a subject in greater depth. The book discusses some improvements in earlier practices, for example in surveying, geotechnics, water management, project management, underwater working, and the control and use of materials. Other changes covered are from the evolving needs of clients for almost all forms of construction, maintenance and repair. Another major change is the introduction of new national and Euro-codes based on limit state design, covering most aspects of structural engineering. The fourth edition incorporates these advances and, at the same time, gives greater prominence to the special problems relating to work overseas, with differing client requirements and climatic conditions. Chapters 1 to 10 provide engineers, at all levels of development, with 'lecture notes' on the basic theories of civil engineering. Chapters 11 to 44 cover the practice of design and construction in many of the fields of civil engineering. Civil engineers, architects, lawyers, mechanical engineers, insurers, clients, and students of civil engineering will find benefit in the use of this text.

Bridge Engineering

Author: Ponnuswamy

Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 0070656959

Category: Bridges

Page: 747

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This book covers the entire gamut of bridge engineering investigation, design, construction and maintenance of bridges. The coverage is not dealt with isolation, but discussed in relation to basic approaches to design of bridges, supported by numerous case studies. Further, the book includes design details of superstructures and foundations.Bridge Engineering has been thoroughly revised to reflect the changes in technology that have occurred in the past. It includes new chapters on grade separators and river training works, with special reference to revised design standards. The book has been specifically designed to suit the requirements of design and practising engineers as well as students in India.

Engineering Design, Planning, and Management

Author: Hugh Jack

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123977711

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 492

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Engineering Design, Planning and Management covers engineering design methodology with an interdisciplinary approach, concise discussions, and a visual format. The book explores project management and creative design in the context of both established companies and entrepreneurial start-ups. Readers will discover the usefulness of the design process model through practical examples and applications from across the engineering disciplines. The book explains useful design techniques such as concept mapping and weighted decision matrices, supported with extensive graphics, flowcharts, and accompanying interactive templates. The discussions are organized around 12 chapters dealing with topics such as needs identification and specification; design concepts and embodiments; decision making; finance, budgets, purchasing, and bidding; communication, meetings, and presentations; reliability and system design; manufacturing design; and mechanical design. Methods in the book are applied to practical situations where appropriate. The design process model is fully demonstrated via examples and applications from a variety of engineering disciplines. The text also includes end-of-chapter exercises for personal practice. This book will be of interest to product designers/product engineers, product team managers, and students taking undergraduate product design courses in departments of mechanical engineering and engineering technology. Chapter objectives and end-of-chapter exercises for each chapter Supported by a set of PowerPoint slides for instructor use Available correlation table links chapter content to ABET criteria

Exploring Engineering

An Introduction to Engineering and Design

Author: Philip Kosky,Robert T. Balmer,William D. Keat,George Wise

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128025883

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 552

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Exploring Engineering, Fourth Edition: An Introduction to Engineering and Design presents the emerging challenges engineers face in a wide range of areas as they work to help improve our quality of life. In this classic textbook, the authors explain what engineers actually do, from the fundamental principles that form the basis of their work to the application of that knowledge within a structured design process. The text itself is organized into three parts: Lead-On, Minds-On, Hands-On. This organization allows the authors to give a basic introduction to engineering methods, then show the application of these principles and methods, and finally present a design challenge. This book is an ideal introduction for anyone interested in exploring the various fields of engineering and learning how engineers work to solve problems. NEW: Chapters on Aeronautical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Design Teams NEW: Expanded content in the chapters "Defining the Problem," "Generation of 'Alternative Concepts'," and "Detailed Design" NEW: Material on sustainability issues in engineering Introduces students to the engineering profession, emphasizing the fundamental physical, chemical, and material bases for all engineering work Includes an Engineering Ethics Decision Matrix used throughout the book to pose ethical challenges and explore decision-making in an engineering context Lists of "Top Engineering Achievements" and "Top Engineering Challenges" help put the material in context and show engineering as a vibrant discipline involved in solving societal problems Companion Web site includes links to several new drawing supplements, including "Free-hand Engineering Sketching," (detailed instructions on free-hand engineering sketching); "AutoCAD Introduction," (an introduction to the free AutoCAD drawing software); and "Design Projects," (new freshman-level design projects that complement the "Hands-On" part of the textbook).

Cable Supported Bridges

Concept and Design

Author: Niels J. Gimsing,Christos T. Georgakis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119951879

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 512

View: 9128

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Fourteen years on from its last edition, Cable Supported Bridges: Concept and Design, Third Edition, has been significantly updated with new material and brand new imagery throughout. Since the appearance of the second edition, the focus on the dynamic response of cable supported bridges has increased, and this development is recognised with two new chapters, covering bridge aerodynamics and other dynamic topics such as pedestrian-induced vibrations and bridge monitoring. This book concentrates on the synthesis of cable supported bridges, suspension as well as cable stayed, covering both design and construction aspects. The emphasis is on the conceptual design phase where the main features of the bridge will be determined. Based on comparative analyses with relatively simple mathematical expressions, the different structural forms are quantified and preliminary optimization demonstrated. This provides a first estimate on dimensions of the main load carrying elements to give in an initial input for mathematical computer models used in the detailed design phase. Key features: Describes evolution and trends within the design and construction of cable supported bridges Describes the response of structures to dynamic actions that have attracted growing attention in recent years Highlights features of the different structural components and their interaction in the entire structural system Presents simple mathematical expressions to give a first estimate on dimensions of the load carrying elements to be used in an initial computer input This comprehensive coverage of the design and construction of cable supported bridges provides an invaluable, tried and tested resource for academics and engineers.

Field engineer's manual

Author: Robert O. Parmley

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 720

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*Provides engineers with the basic technical data they need to solve a wide range of field problems *Includes new sections on sewage treatment, streets and roads, and rope tying and splicing *Expanded sections on field inspection, electricity, HVAC, surveying, drainage, sewage collection, water supply, water storage, fire protection, and safety and first aid

Hydraulic Structures, Fourth Edition

Author: P. Novak,A.I.B. Moffat,C. Nalluri,R. Narayanan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351991302

Category: Architecture

Page: 736

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Now includes Worked Examples for lectutrers in a companion pdf! The fourth edition of this volume presents design principles and practical guidance for key hydraulic structures. Fully revised and updated, this new edition contains enhanced texts and sections on: environmental issues and the World Commission on Dams partially saturated soils, small amenity dams, tailing dams, upstream dam face protection and the rehabilitation of embankment dams RCC dams and the upgrading of masonry and concrete dams flow over stepped spillways and scour in plunge pools cavitation, aeration and vibration of gates risk analysis and contingency planning in dam safety small hydroelectric power development and tidal and wave power wave statistics, pipeline stability, wave–structure interaction and coastal modelling computational models in hydraulic engineering. The book's key topics are explored in two parts - dam engineering and other hydraulic structures – and the text concludes with a chapter on models in hydraulic engineering. Worked numerical examples supplement the main text and extensive lists of references conclude each chapter. Hydraulic Structures provides advanced students with a solid foundation in the subject and is a useful reference source for researchers, designers and other professionals.

101 Things I Learned® in Engineering School

Author: John Kuprenas,Matthew Frederick

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 1524761974

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 216

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Providing unique, accessible lessons on engineering, this title in the bestselling 101 Things I Learned® series is a perfect resource for students, recent graduates, general readers, and even seasoned professionals. An experienced civil engineer presents the physics and fundamentals underlying the many fields of engineering. Far from a dry, nuts-and-bolts exposition, 101 Things I Learned® in Engineering School uses real-world examples to show how the engineer's way of thinking can illuminate questions from the simple to the profound: Why shouldn't soldiers march across a bridge? Why do buildings want to float and cars want to fly? What is the difference between thinking systemically and thinking systematically? This informative resource will appeal to students, general readers, and even experienced engineers, who will discover within many provocative insights into familiar principles.

Highway Engineering Handbook, 2e

Author: Roger Brockenbrough,Boedecker Jr.

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071428887

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 850

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* Compiles all the data necessary for efficient and cost-effective highway design, building, rehabilitation, and maintenance * Includes metric units and the latest AASHTO (American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials) design codes

Fundamentals of Chemical Reaction Engineering

Author: Mark E. Davis,Robert J. Davis

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486291316

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

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Appropriate for a one-semester undergraduate or first-year graduate course, this text introduces the quantitative treatment of chemical reaction engineering. It covers both homogeneous and heterogeneous reacting systems and examines chemical reaction engineering as well as chemical reactor engineering. Each chapter contains numerous worked-out problems and real-world vignettes involving commercial applications, a feature widely praised by reviewers and teachers. 2003 edition.

Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, Second Edition

Author: Kuppan Thulukkanam

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439842124

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1260

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Completely revised and updated to reflect current advances in heat exchanger technology, Heat Exchanger Design Handbook, Second Edition includes enhanced figures and thermal effectiveness charts, tables, new chapter, and additional topics––all while keeping the qualities that made the first edition a centerpiece of information for practicing engineers, research, engineers, academicians, designers, and manufacturers involved in heat exchange between two or more fluids. See What’s New in the Second Edition: Updated information on pressure vessel codes, manufacturer’s association standards A new chapter on heat exchanger installation, operation, and maintenance practices Classification chapter now includes coverage of scrapped surface-, graphite-, coil wound-, microscale-, and printed circuit heat exchangers Thorough revision of fabrication of shell and tube heat exchangers, heat transfer augmentation methods, fouling control concepts and inclusion of recent advances in PHEs New topics like EMbaffle®, Helixchanger®, and Twistedtube® heat exchanger, feedwater heater, steam surface condenser, rotary regenerators for HVAC applications, CAB brazing and cupro-braze radiators Without proper heat exchanger design, efficiency of cooling/heating system of plants and machineries, industrial processes and energy system can be compromised, and energy wasted. This thoroughly revised handbook offers comprehensive coverage of single-phase heat exchangers—selection, thermal design, mechanical design, corrosion and fouling, FIV, material selection and their fabrication issues, fabrication of heat exchangers, operation, and maintenance of heat exchangers —all in one volume.

Bridge Engineering Handbook

Author: Wai-Fah Chen,Lian Duan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420049596

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2020

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An international team of experts has joined forces to produce the Bridge Engineering Handbook. They address all facets-the planning, design, inspection, construction, and maintenance of a variety of bridge structures-creating a must-have resource for every bridge engineer. This unique, comprehensive reference provides the means to review standard practices and keep abreast of new developments and state-of-the-art practices. Comprising 67 chapters in seven sections, the authors present: Fundamentals: Provides the basic concepts and theory of bridge engineering Superstructure Design: Discusses all types of bridges Substructure Design: Addresses columns, piers, abutments, and foundations Seismic Design: Presents the latest in seismic bridge design Construction and Maintenance: Focuses on the practical issues of bridge structures Special Topics: Offers new and important information and unique solutions Worldwide Practice: Summarizes bridge engineering practices around the world. Discover virtually all you need to know about any type of bridge: Reinforced, Segmental, and Prestressed Concrete Steel beam and plate girder Steel box girder Orthotropic deck Horizontally curved Truss Arch Suspension Cable-stayed Timber Movable Floating Railroad Special attention is given to rehabilitation, retrofit, and maintenance, and the Bridge Engineering Handbook offers over 1,600 tables, charts, and illustrations in ready-to-use format. An abundance of worked-out examples give readers step-by-step design procedures and the section on Worldwide Practice provides a broad and valuable perspective on the "big picture" of bridge engineering.

Raina'S Field Manual For Highway & Bridge Engineers

Author: Virindra Kumar Raina

Publisher: Shroff Publishers

ISBN: 8184046618

Category:

Page: 1406

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The aim in writing this manual is two-fold. One is to benefit those who may wish to receive exposure to actual professional practice from the 'scene of action' standpoint as distinct from a theoretical' classroom hyperbole that belongs to an almost imaginary world far from the sleeves-up workman-like life-size actuality! Second is to try and talk' to the engineer in short straight steps, explaining the subtleties enroute, in the vein of a story narrated informally, without 'mystifying' him with exotica. Descriptions have been written with clarity and brevity so that the engineer is neither overawed nor bored with jargon that is either too theoretical or oozing with impressive looking useless detail.

Handbook of Civil Engineering Calculations, Third Edition

Author: Tyler G. Hicks

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259586081

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 608

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Up-To-Date Techniques for Solving Any Civil Engineering Problem Perform complex design and construction calculations quickly and accurately with help from this thoroughly revised guide. Handbook of Civil Engineering Calculations, Third Edition, features more than 3,000 logically organized calculations that align with the latest practices, codes, and standards. You will get start-to-finish calculation procedures for Load Resistance Factor Design (LRFD), anti-terrorism components, enhanced building security, green construction, safe bridge design, and environmentally sound water treatment. All-new steps to improve indoor air quality and protect structures from hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and waves are also discussed in this on-the-job resource. This fully updated third edition covers: · Structural Steel Engineering and Design · Reinforced and Pre-stressed Concrete Engineering and Design · Timber Engineering · Soil Mechanics · Surveying, Route Design, and Highway Bridges · Fluid Mechanics, Pumps, Piping, and Hydro Power · Water Supply and Storm Water System Design · Sanitary Wastewater Treatment and Control · Engineering Economics

Engineering: A Very Short Introduction

Author: David Blockley

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199578699

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 135

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Engineering is part of almost everything we do - from the water we drink and the food we eat, to the buildings we live in and the roads and railways we travel on. This book explores the nature and practice of engineering, its history, its scope, and its relationship with art, science and technology.

An Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

Author: Jonathan Wickert,Kemper Lewis

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305887190

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

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AN INTRODUCTION TO MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, 4E introduces readers to today's ever-emerging field of mechanical engineering as it instills an appreciation for how engineers design hardware that builds and improves societies around the world. This book is ideal for those completing their first or second year in a college or university's mechanical engineering program. It is also useful for those studying a closely related field. The authors effectively balance timely treatments of technical problem-solving skills, design, engineering analysis, and modern technology to provide the solid mechanical engineering foundation readers need for future success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.