Asphalt: Its Composition, Properties and Uses
by Ralph Newton Traxler
Publisher: Reinhold Pub. Corp. 1961
Number of pages: 294
A short review on the composition, properties, and applications of asphalt. The aim has been to present briefly the essential points. Attention is given to the manufacture of asphalt, the forms in which it is used, and finally its important applications.
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by Linda Giresini, Francesca Taddei (eds) - MDPI AG
This book is about a wide range of innovative applications in earthquake engineering. The topics refer to the investigation of traditional and innovative materials for applications: masonry, reinforced concrete, steel, structural glass and timber.
by A. C. de Pina Filho and A. C. de Pina - InTech
Topics covered: urban automation; geographic information systems; urban noise, floods and transports; information technology applied to the cities; tools for urban simulation, social monitoring and control of urban policies; sustainability; etc.
When properly designed, wood frame structures will resist damage by moisture and living organisms. Recommendations for control of moisture and protection against decay and insect infestations are contained in this document.
by Sape A. Miedema - IOS Press
This book provides an overview of cutting theories. It begins with a generic model, valid for all types of soil (sand, clay and rock), and continues with the specifics of dry sand, water-saturated sand, clay, atmospheric rock and hyperbaric rock.