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Books Construction + Real Estate

Open Access 2021 | Open Access | Buch

Advances in Assessment and Modeling of Earthquake Loss

This open access book originates from an international workshop organized by Turkish Natural Catastrophe Insurance Pool (TCIP) in November 2019 that gathered renown researchers from academia, representatives of leading international reinsurance …

herausgegeben von:
Prof. Sinan Akkar, Prof. Alper Ilki, Dr. Caglar Goksu, Prof. Mustafa Erdik

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

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

Decarbonize Urban Heating System

China Building Energy and Emission Yearbook 2023

This is an open access book.

The double-carbon target has been one of the main motivations and goals for China's social and economic development. The building sector is one of the most important sectors to achieve energy saving and emission …

verfasst von:
Building Energy Research Center of Tsinghua University

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

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

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

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Buch

Sliding Base Structures

Analysis and Design

This open access book is an efficient and economic approach for mitigating the seismic damage of low-rise buildings. This book presents various aspects of SB structures, including their fundamentals, dynamic analysis procedures, seismic response …

verfasst von:
Hong-Song Hu

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Buch

Strand Corrosion in Prestressed Concrete Structures

This is an open access book.

This book focuses on the durability problems of existing prestressed concrete (PC) structures caused by strand corrosion, clarifies the mechanical behavior of corroded prestressing strands, corrosion-induced cracking …

verfasst von:
Lei Wang

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Buch

Bond Failure Mechanism of Fully Grouted Rock Bolts

The purpose of writing this book is to provide the latest research findings in ground control techniques in mining engineering, especially the rock bolting techniques. Since rock bolts are widely used in mining engineering and civil engineering …

verfasst von:
Jianhang Chen, Yongliang Li, Junwen Zhang

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Buch

Rainfall Infiltration in Unsaturated Soil Slope Failure

This is an open access book. The aim of this book is to provide a thorough grounding in rainfall-induced landslides from three aspects: the coupling effect of hydraulic and mechanic; the analytical, numerical, and physical simulation methods, and …

verfasst von:
Lizhou Wu, Jianting Zhou

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Buch

Attachment Ventilation Theory

This open access book systematically summarizes the current research progress of attachment ventilation, covering vertical wall attachment, column attachment, and adaptive attachment ventilation. Attachment ventilation is a high-performance …

verfasst von:
Angui Li

Open Access 2022 | Open Access | Buch

Product Development within Artificial Intelligence, Ethics and Legal Risk

Exemplary for Safe Autonomous Vehicles

This open-access-book synthesizes a supportive developer checklist considering sustainable Team and agile Project Management in the challenge of Artificial Intelligence and limits of image recognition. The study bases on technical, ethical, and …

verfasst von:
Thomas Winkle

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

Evolution of New Working Spaces

Changing Nature and Geographies

This open access book provides multidisciplinary perspectives on the changing dynamics of new working spaces, with insights from various European countries and observing critical theoretical approaches. Divided into two main parts, the first part …

herausgegeben von:
Ilaria Mariotti, Elisabete Tomaz, Grzegorz Micek, Carles Méndez-Ortega

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Buch

Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions

Results of SSPCR 2022

This open access book includes a selection of innovative contributions presented at the 4th international conference “Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions 2022”, held in Bolzano, Italy in July 2022. Featuring 10 papers by …

herausgegeben von:
Adriano Bisello, Daniele Vettorato, Marta Bottero, Dionysia Kolokotsa

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Buch

European Narratives on Remote Working and Coworking During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Multidisciplinary Perspective

This open access book offers a multidisciplinary and comprehensive perspective regarding the immediate and long-term effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on coworking spaces in the European Region. The current pandemic has imposed several effects on …

herausgegeben von:
Mina Akhavan, Marco Hölzel, Divya Leducq

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Buch

Innovation and Regional Technological Convergence

Theory and Evidence

This open access book explores the role of innovation in technological convergence processes in the EU regional space and shifts the focus from absolute and conditional income convergence to technological convergence and its determinants.

verfasst von:
Tomasz Kijek, Arkadiusz Kijek, Anna Matras-Bolibok

Open Access 2022 | Open Access | Buch

Innovative Tools and Methods Using BIM for an Efficient Renovation in Buildings

This open access book describes a BIM-based toolkit that has been developed according to the latest research activities on building information modelling and semantic interoperability to optimize the building process. It highlights the impacts of …

herausgegeben von:
Prof. Bruno Daniotti, Dr. Sonia Lupica Spagnolo, Prof. Alberto Pavan, Prof. Cecilia Maria Bolognesi

Open Access 2022 | Open Access | Buch

Citizen Participation in the Information Society

Comparing Participatory Channels in Urban Development

This open access book examines how digital technologies are used to promote citizen participation in democratic urban development. It assesses the emergence, use, applicability and functions of digital modes of citizen participation in multiple …

herausgegeben von:
Sissel Hovik, G. Anthony Giannoumis, Kristin Reichborn-Kjennerud, José M. Ruano, Ian McShane, Sveinung Legard

2022 | Buch

Resilient Smart Cities

Theoretical and Empirical Insights

This book provides a thorough guide to building resilient cities, through the use of smart solutions enabled by information and communication technologies. It introduces innovative approaches for integrating smart solutions into urban resilience …

herausgegeben von:
Ayyoob Sharifi, Pourya Salehi