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Books Construction + Real Estate

2024 | Book

Tokenization in Real Estate

Opportunities and Challenges

Traditionally, real estate has been burdened by challenges such as illiquidity, limited accessibility, opacity, complex transactions, high costs, and substantial capital requirements. However, tokenization emerges as a potential solution to many …

Authors:
Elena Schmid, Michael Truebestein, Matthias Daniel Aepli

2024 | Book

Remote Sensing Application II

A Climate Change Perspective in Agriculture

This book focuses solely on the issues of agricultural productivity analysis with advanced modeling approaches bringing solutions to food-insecure regions of the world, especially in south and southeast Asia and in Africa. Advanced modeling tools …

Editor:
Tofael Ahamed

2024 | Book

Pavement, Roadway, and Bridge Life Cycle Assessment 2024

ISPRB LCA

This book highlights the latest advances, innovations, and applications in the field of LCA in pavements, bridges, and roadways, as presented by leading international researchers at the 6th International Symposium on Pavement, Roadway, and Bridge …

Editors:
Gerardo W. Flintsch, Eugene A. Amarh, John Harvey, Imad L. Al-Qadi, Hasan Ozer, Davide Lo Presti

2024 | Book

Climate Change and Human Systems

Innovative Adaptation Services as a Soft-Resilience Strategy to Tackle Emerging Risks

This book offers a thorough review of studies on climate change and urban adaptation strategies and plans. It takes the moves from the identification of three primary barriers to adaptation, including the uncertainty surrounding climate change and …

Author:
Chiara Bernardini

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Creativity in Art, Design and Technology

This is an open access book.

Creativity is a difficult concept, how can it best be defined, understood, applied, and practiced? This book provides important answers to these questions.

Technology can enable artists to be more creative. Scientific …

Authors:
Susan Liggett, Rae Earnshaw, Jill Townsley

2024 | Book

Eigenvalue Problem and Nonlinear Programming Problem

For Economic Studies

This book focuses on the Frobenius theorem regarding a nonlinear simultaneous system. The Frobenius theorem is well known as a condition for a linear simultaneous system’s having a nonnegative solution. Generally, however, the condition of a …

Author:
Keiko Nakayama

2024 | Book

Sustainable Management of Land, Water and Pollution of Built-up Area

This edited book is a comprehensive and forward-thinking exploration of the challenges and opportunities in building environmentally resilient and thriving cities. In a rapidly urbanizing world, the management of land, water, and pollution within …

Editors:
Krishna Kumar Singh, Chandra Shekhar Prasad Ojha

2024 | Book

Dynamic Image Analysis of Granular Materials

Particle Granulometry for Geotechnical, Material, and Geological Applications

This book explores the effectiveness of Dynamic Image Analysis (DIA) in granulometry studies of sand, and presents criteria for soil characterization using DIA, including test parameters, specimen size, efficacy in gap-graded soils, and its …

Authors:
Magued Iskander, Linzhu Li

2024 | Book

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 …

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

2024 | Book

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 …

Editors:
Ioan Tuns, Radu Muntean, Dorin Radu, Christiana Cazacu, Teofil Gălățanu

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Nanotechnology in Construction for Circular Economy

Proceedings of NICOM7, 31 October–02 November, 2022, Melbourne, Australia

This open access book covers emerging opportunities and future use of nanotechnology in construction, including deep advances in cement chemistry, nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, robotics, concrete technology, and extreme engineering …

Editors:
Wenhui Duan, Lihai Zhang, Surendra P. Shah

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Civil Engineering

This open access book is a compilation of selected papers from the 9th International Conference on Civil Engineering (ICCE2022). The work focuses on novel research findings on seismic technology of civil engineering structures, High-tech …

Editor:
Guangliang Feng

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Innovative Solutions in Hydropower Engineering and Civil Engineering

This open access book is compilation of selected papers from 2nd International Conference on Innovative Solutions in Hydropower Engineering and Civil Engineering (HECE 2022). The work focuses on novel techniques for topics in hydropower and …

Editors:
Shuren Wang, Jingan Li, Kui Hu, Xingxian Bao

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Proceedings of PIANC Smart Rivers 2022

Green Waterways and Sustainable Navigations

This book is a compilation of selected papers from the 10th PIANC Smart Rivers Conference (Smart Rivers 2022). The work focuses on novel techniques for inland waterways and navigation structures. The contents make valuable contributions to …

Editors:
Yun Li, Yaan Hu, Philippe Rigo, Francisco Esteban Lefler, Gensheng Zhao

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Advances in Frontier Research on Engineering Structures

This is an open access book. This book focuses on the research of advanced structures and anti-seismic in civil engineering. It features the most cutting-edge research directions and achievements related to civil and structural engineering.

Editor:
Yang Yang

Open Access 2022 | Open Access | Book

Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Civil Engineering

This open access book is a collection of accepted papers from the 8th International Conference on Civil Engineering (ICCE2021). Researchers and engineers have discussed and presented around three major topics, i.e., construction and structural …

Editor:
Guangliang Feng

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

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 …

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

2024 | Book

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 …

Authors:
Jun Ma, Zaiyan Gong

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

Creating a Roadmap Towards Circularity in the Built Environment

This open access book summarizes the research being pursued as part of the COST Action CA21103 titled "Implementation of Circular Economy in the Built Environment" (Circular B), which aims to define the methodology to develop a common circularity …

Editors:
Luís Bragança, Meri Cvetkovska, Rand Askar, Viorel Ungureanu

Open Access 2022 | Open Access | Book

Assessment of Energy-Efficient Building Details for Seismic Regions

This open access book presents a methodology for the assessment of structural building details, taking into account the contemporary guidelines for earthquake-resistant and energy-efficient buildings. A review of structural details for …

Authors:
Dr. Boris Azinović, Prof. Vojko Kilar, Prof. David Koren