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Books – Construction + Real Estate

Books – Construction + Real Estate

2024 | Buch

Proceedings of CIBv 2023

Civil Engineering and Buildings Services

This book gathers the proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Civil Engineering and Buildings Services (CIBv), held in Brașov, Romania on November 2-3, 2023. It covers highly diverse topics such as structural analysis and optimization …

herausgegeben von:
Ioan Tuns, Radu Muntean, Dorin Radu, Christiana Cazacu, Teofil Gălățanu

2024 | Buch

Recent Advances in Building Materials and Technologies

Select Proceedings of IACESD 2023

This book presents select proceedings of the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches in Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (IACESD 2023) hosted under the aegis of the Group of Twenty (G20) and Civil 20 (C20) at Jyothy …

herausgegeben von:
Sreevalsa Kolathayar, K. S. Sreekeshava, N. Vinod Chandra Menon

2024 | Buch

Automotive Human-Machine Interaction (HMI) Evaluation Method

This book focuses on the evaluation methodology for automotive human-machine interaction (HMI), which aim to reduce driving distractions, lower operational loads, optimize user experience design, and enhance user value.

The book is divided into …

verfasst von:
Jun Ma, Zaiyan Gong

2024 | Buch

Proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical Conference 2022 Volume 1

Geotechnics: Learning, Evaluation, Analysis and Practice (GEOLEAP)

This book comprises the select proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC) 2022. The contents focus on recent developments in geotechnical engineering for a sustainable world. The book covers behaviour of soils and soil–structure …

herausgegeben von:
Babu T. Jose, Dipak Kumar Sahoo, Eun Chul Shin, Deepankar Choudhury, Anil Joseph, Rahul R. Pai

2024 | Buch

Biomimetics, Biodesign and Bionics

Technological Advances Toward Sustainable Development

Nature is a vast source of inspiration and information for the resolution of complex problems and can influence many varieties of design. Biomimetics, biodesign and bionics are three branches of interdisciplinary research merging biological and …

herausgegeben von:
Amilton José Vieira Arruda, Felipe Luis Palombini

2024 | Buch

Applying Physical Ergonomics to Modern Ship Design

This book combines and summarizes the myriad rules, regulations, guidance, and guidelines that pertain to the human factor element of vessel design and marine operations. With a focus on physical ergonomics, the book is thoroughly researched and …

verfasst von:
Alexander Arnfinn Olsen

2024 | Buch

Infrastructure and Built Environment for Sustainable and Resilient Societies

Proceedings of IBSR 2023

This book presents the select proceedings of the Annual Conference on "Infrastructure and Built Environment: Towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies" (IBSR 2023). It covers the latest research and technologies in the area of smart and …

herausgegeben von:
Arkopal Kishore Goswami, Bharath Haridas Aithal, Swati Maitra, Ankhi Banerjee

2024 | Buch

Geodesigning Our Future

Urban Development Dynamics in Israel

This book examines how map-based collaboration software can facilitate negotiations in areas undergoing contentious pressures for significant change. Based on case studies from Israel, it aims to introduce a useful model of planning implementation …

herausgegeben von:
Shlomit Flint Ashery

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

4th International Conference "Coordinating Engineering for Sustainability and Resilience" & Midterm Conference of CircularB “Implementation of Circular Economy in the Built Environment”

This open access book gathers the proceedings of the 4th International Conference “Coordinating Engineering for Sustainability and Resilience” (CESARE) & Midterm Conference of CircularB “Implementation of Circular Economy in the Built …

herausgegeben von:
Viorel Ungureanu, Luís Bragança, Charalambos Baniotopoulos, Khairedin M. Abdalla

2024 | Buch

Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete

ICAAR 2024 - Volume II

This book gathers the peer-reviewed papers presented at the 17th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete (ICAAR), held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on May 19–24, 2024. It highlights the latest advances and innovations in …

herausgegeben von:
Leandro F.M. Sanchez, Cassandra Trottier

2024 | Buch

The US Housing Crisis

Home and Trust in the Real Estate Economy

This book aims to draw careful distinctions between the various forms of housing insecurity and personal circumstances research participants experience. While the urgency of the housing crisis in the US has produced a lot of scholarly work on …

verfasst von:
Judith Keller

2024 | Buch

For Nature/With Nature: New Sustainable Design Scenarios

This volume contributes to the construction of a multi-voice mosaic on the theme of Nature and the relationship between Man (understood as designer) and Nature by emphasizing the innovative and sustainable proposals coming from the discipline of …

herausgegeben von:
Claudio Gambardella

2024 | Buch

Natural Geo-Disasters and Resiliency

Select Proceedings of CREST 2023

This book presents select proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Construction Resources for Environmentally Sustainable Technologies (CREST 2023), and focuses on sustainability, promotion of new ideas and innovations in design …

herausgegeben von:
Hemanta Hazarika, Stuart Kenneth Haigh, Babloo Chaudhary, Masanori Murai, Suman Manandhar

2024 | Buch

Circular Economy for Buildings and Infrastructure

Principles, Practices and Future Directions

This edited volume covers theoretical and practical aspects of circular economy in building development, offering chapters dealing with topics such as material design, affordability of housing development, waste management and recycling, smart …

herausgegeben von:
Jian Zuo, Liyin Shen, Ruidong Chang

2024 | Buch

Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete

ICAAR 2024 - Volume I

This book gathers the peer-reviewed papers presented at the 17th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete (ICAAR), held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on May 19-24, 2024. It highlights the latest advances and innovations in …

herausgegeben von:
Leandro F.M. Sanchez, Cassandra Trottier

2024 | Buch

Recent Developments in Structural Engineering, Volume 1

The book presents the select proceedings of 13th Structural Engineering Convention. It covers the latest research in multidisciplinary areas within structural engineering. Various topics covered include structural dynamics, structural mechanics …

herausgegeben von:
Manmohan Dass Goel, Ratnesh Kumar, Sangeeta S. Gadve

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

Climate Disaster Preparedness

Reimagining Extreme Events through Art and Technology

As a result of global warming, extreme events, such as firestorms and flash floods, pose increasingly unpredictable and uncertain existential threats, taking lives, destroying communities, and wreaking havoc on habitats. Current aesthetic …

herausgegeben von:
Dennis Del Favero, Susanne Thurow, Michael J. Ostwald, Ursula Frohne

2024 | Buch

Proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical Conference 2022 Volume 2

Geotechnics: Learning, Evaluation, Analysis and Practice (GEOLEAP)

This book comprises the select proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC) 2022. The contents focus on recent developments in geotechnical engineering for a sustainable world. The book covers behaviour of soils and soil–structure …

herausgegeben von:
Babu T. Jose, Dipak Kumar Sahoo, Eun Chul Shin, Deepankar Choudhury, Anil Joseph, Rahul R. Pai

2024 | Buch

Smart and Healthy Walking

Toward Better Health and Life in Smart Cities

This book examines smart technologies and their invaluable role in augmenting the walking experience of mobile users.

From meticulously planned walking routes to precise footprint detection and analysis, as well as cutting-edge fall detection and …

verfasst von:
Tin-Chih Toly Chen, Yun-Ju Lee

2024 | Buch

Recent Advances on the Mechanical Behaviour of Materials

Computational Modelling, Theory, and Experiments

This book is a collection of papers presented at the 14th International Conference on the Mechanical Behavior of Materials (ICM-14) held in Santiago, Chile, July 12–14, 2023. The mechanical properties of materials play a critical role in …

herausgegeben von:
Erick I. Saavedra Flores, Rodrigo Astroza, Raj Das