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Book
434 pages : facsimiles, illustrations ; 24 cm.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
Book
24 p. : digital, PDF file.
This powerpoint is part of the ADPSM Plutonium Engineering Lecture Series, which is an opportunity for new hires at LANL to get an overview of work done at TA55. It goes into detail about the aqueous nitrate recovery line at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Book
online resource (xv, 547 pages) : illustrations (some color)
  • I. Introduction
  • II. Biocompatible Materials
  • III. Tissue Biomechanics and Histomorphology
  • IV. Biomechanics of Bone Growth
  • V. Applications of Biomechanical Principles to Orthopedics and Traumatology
  • VI. Applications of Biomechanics Principles to Oncology
  • VII. Articular Biomechanics.
Medical Library (Lane)

4. The book of me [2016]

Book
1 volume (unpaged) ; 22 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
79 pages ; 22 cm
"This is a love letter to the poet's home territory: the Boyne Valley, its fabled and blooded river, the port of Drogheda and the mouth of the Boyne at Mornington and Baltray. Susan Connolly is a true original and like all true originals is intensely concerned with sources. These poems reach back to Kells, to Durrow, to Lindisfarne, to the holy books of those places, for the ground of their being. On the page, they negotiate visual spaces that can comfortably fit and ritualize the neolithic, contemporary hostage crises, Alexander Calder, the whammy pedal of a guitar. Symmetrical patternings that recall Persian carpets, traditional embroideries, and intricate folk handwork sit beside witty visual and verbal puns that recall '60s and '70s concrete poetry. Not the least of its many charms are the glimpses in this book of a fugitive Irish lyric poet flitting through the pages." -Paula Meehan.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781848614659 20160822
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
1 online resource.
  • 1 Introduction 2 Related Reviews 3 Introduction to Etabs 4 Structural Evaluation for Gravity Loads 5 Seismic Analysis 6 Retrofitting of the Building for Earth Quake 7 Retrofitting by use of FRP 8 Fire Retrofitting of High Rise Buildings by Manual Approach.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789401772969 20160619
This book details the analysis and design of high rise buildings for gravity and seismic analysis. It provides the knowledge structural engineers need to retrofit existing structures in order to meet safety requirements and better prevent potential damage from such disasters as earthquakes and fires. Coverage includes actual case studies of existing buildings, reviews of current knowledge for damages and their mitigation, protective design technologies, and analytical and computational techniques. This monograph also provides an experimental investigation on the properties of fiber reinforced concrete that consists of natural fibres like coconut coir and also steel fibres that are used for comparison in both Normal Strength Concrete (NSC) and High Strength Concrete (HSC). In addition, the authors examine the use of various repair techniques for damaged high rise buildings. The book will help upcoming structural design engineers learn the computer aided analysis and design of real existing high rise buildings by using ACI code for application of the gravity loads, UBC- 97 for seismic analysis and retrofitting analysis by computer models. It will be of immense use to the student community, academicians, consultants and practicing professional engineers and scientists involved in the planning, design, execution, inspection and supervision for the proper retrofitting of buildings.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789401772969 20160619
Book
1 online resource : illustrations (some color).
Book
20 pages ; 24 cm.
Green Library
Book
1 online resource (xviii, 294 pages).
  • Front Cover; Related titles; Corrosion of Steel in Concrete Structures; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering; Preface; 01
  • Theoretical concepts of corrosion of steel in concrete structures; 1
  • An introduction to corrosion of engineering materials; 1.1 Introduction-the ubiquitous nature of corrosion; 1.2 Thermodynamics are on the side of corrosion; 1.3 Kinetics are on the side of the metals; 1.4 Forms of corrosion; 1.4.1 General corrosion; 1.4.2 Pitting corrosion; 1.5 A brief history of corrosion of reinforcing steel
  • 1.6 The magnitude of the corrosion issue in general1.7 The magnitude of the corrosion issue specifically related to RC structures; 1.8 Conclusion; References; 2
  • Corrosion of steel in concrete structures; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Passivation/depassivation; 2.2.1 Semiconductive behavior of passive layers; 2.2.2 Reinforcing steel passivation time; 2.3 Chloride-induced corrosion; 2.4 Carbonation-induced corrosion; 2.4.1 Carbonation depth measurement; 2.5 Mechanism of corrosion in reinforced concrete; 2.6 The influence of concrete parameters on rebar corrosion; 2.7 Corrosion products
  • 2.8 Macrocell and microcell corrosion2.9 Corrosion under load; References; 02
  • Different reinforcing materials and concrete; 3
  • Corrosion of prestress and post-tension reinforced-concrete bridges; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Materials; 3.2.1 Prestressing steel; 3.2.2 Prestressing components and materials; 3.2.3 Concrete, grouts, and filler material; 3.3 Overview of corrosion mechanisms; 3.3.1 Pretensioned steel concrete; 3.3.2 Posttensioned steel concrete; 3.4 Overview of corrosion failures and current corrosion problems; 3.5 Cathodic protection; 3.6 Closing remarks; References
  • 4
  • Corrosion of stainless steel in concrete4.1 Rationale for the use of stainless alloys as reinforcing bars in chloride-contaminated environments; 4.2 Experience to date with stainless rebar in the field; 4.3 Available grades of stainless rebar; 4.4 Experimental corrosion tests for stainless rebar; 4.4.1 ASTM A955 standard specification for deformed and plain stainless-steel bars for concrete reinforcement (ASTM, 2010); 4.4.2 Modified EN 480-14 'rapid screening test'; 4.4.3 Other nonstandard tests; 4.5 Results to date on corrosion behaviour of stainless rebar
  • 4.5.1 Critical chloride threshold level4.5.2 Post-initiation corrosion behaviour and corrosion products; 4.5.3 Ranking of alloy grades; 4.5.4 Passive film investigations; 4.6 Conclusions; References; 5
  • Corrosion of epoxy-coated steel in concrete; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Use; 5.3 Current specifications; 5.4 Specification changes; 5.5 Manufacture; 5.6 Fabrication; 5.7 Field handling; 5.8 Corrosion research; 5.9 Changes in agency specification of epoxy-coated reinforcing steel; 5.10 Summary; 5.11 Sources of further information; References; 6
  • Galvanized steel reinforcement; 6.1 Introduction
Corrosion of reinforcing steel is now recognized as the major cause of degradation of concrete structures in many parts of the world. Despite this, infrastructure expenditure is being unreasonably decreased by sequestration and the incredible shrinking discretionary budget. All components of our infrastructure including highways, airports, water supply, waste treatment, energy supply, and power generation require significant investment and are subjected to degradation by corrosion, which significantly reduces the service life, reliability, functionality of structures and equipment, and safety. Corrosion of Steel in Concrete Structures provides a comprehensive review of the subject, in addition to recent advances in research and technological developments, from reinforcing materials to measurement techniques and modelling. This book contains not only all the important aspects in the field of corrosion of steel reinforced concrete but also discusses new topics and future trends. Part One of the book tackles theoretical concepts of corrosion of steel in concrete structures. The second part moves on to analyse the variety of reinforcing materials and concrete, including stainless steel and galvanized steel. Part Three covers measurements and evaluations, such as electrochemical techniques and acoustic emission. Part Four reviews protection and maintenance methods, whilst the final section analyses modelling, latest developments and future trends in the field. The book is essential reading for researchers, practitioners and engineers who are involved in materials characterisation and corrosion of steel in concrete structures. * Provides comprehensive coverage on a broad range of topics related to the corrosion of steel bars in concrete * Discusses the latest measuring methods and advanced modeling techniques* Reviews the range of reinforcing materials and types of concrete.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781782423812 20160906
Book
1 online resource (xviii, 294 pages).
  • Front Cover; Related titles; Corrosion of Steel in Concrete Structures; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering; Preface; 01
  • Theoretical concepts of corrosion of steel in concrete structures; 1
  • An introduction to corrosion of engineering materials; 1.1 Introduction-the ubiquitous nature of corrosion; 1.2 Thermodynamics are on the side of corrosion; 1.3 Kinetics are on the side of the metals; 1.4 Forms of corrosion; 1.4.1 General corrosion; 1.4.2 Pitting corrosion; 1.5 A brief history of corrosion of reinforcing steel
  • 1.6 The magnitude of the corrosion issue in general1.7 The magnitude of the corrosion issue specifically related to RC structures; 1.8 Conclusion; References; 2
  • Corrosion of steel in concrete structures; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Passivation/depassivation; 2.2.1 Semiconductive behavior of passive layers; 2.2.2 Reinforcing steel passivation time; 2.3 Chloride-induced corrosion; 2.4 Carbonation-induced corrosion; 2.4.1 Carbonation depth measurement; 2.5 Mechanism of corrosion in reinforced concrete; 2.6 The influence of concrete parameters on rebar corrosion; 2.7 Corrosion products
  • 2.8 Macrocell and microcell corrosion2.9 Corrosion under load; References; 02
  • Different reinforcing materials and concrete; 3
  • Corrosion of prestress and post-tension reinforced-concrete bridges; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Materials; 3.2.1 Prestressing steel; 3.2.2 Prestressing components and materials; 3.2.3 Concrete, grouts, and filler material; 3.3 Overview of corrosion mechanisms; 3.3.1 Pretensioned steel concrete; 3.3.2 Posttensioned steel concrete; 3.4 Overview of corrosion failures and current corrosion problems; 3.5 Cathodic protection; 3.6 Closing remarks; References
  • 4
  • Corrosion of stainless steel in concrete4.1 Rationale for the use of stainless alloys as reinforcing bars in chloride-contaminated environments; 4.2 Experience to date with stainless rebar in the field; 4.3 Available grades of stainless rebar; 4.4 Experimental corrosion tests for stainless rebar; 4.4.1 ASTM A955 standard specification for deformed and plain stainless-steel bars for concrete reinforcement (ASTM, 2010); 4.4.2 Modified EN 480-14 'rapid screening test'; 4.4.3 Other nonstandard tests; 4.5 Results to date on corrosion behaviour of stainless rebar
  • 4.5.1 Critical chloride threshold level4.5.2 Post-initiation corrosion behaviour and corrosion products; 4.5.3 Ranking of alloy grades; 4.5.4 Passive film investigations; 4.6 Conclusions; References; 5
  • Corrosion of epoxy-coated steel in concrete; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Use; 5.3 Current specifications; 5.4 Specification changes; 5.5 Manufacture; 5.6 Fabrication; 5.7 Field handling; 5.8 Corrosion research; 5.9 Changes in agency specification of epoxy-coated reinforcing steel; 5.10 Summary; 5.11 Sources of further information; References; 6
  • Galvanized steel reinforcement; 6.1 Introduction
Corrosion of reinforcing steel is now recognized as the major cause of degradation of concrete structures in many parts of the world. Despite this, infrastructure expenditure is being unreasonably decreased by sequestration and the incredible shrinking discretionary budget. All components of our infrastructure including highways, airports, water supply, waste treatment, energy supply, and power generation require significant investment and are subjected to degradation by corrosion, which significantly reduces the service life, reliability, functionality of structures and equipment, and safety. Corrosion of Steel in Concrete Structures provides a comprehensive review of the subject, in addition to recent advances in research and technological developments, from reinforcing materials to measurement techniques and modelling. This book contains not only all the important aspects in the field of corrosion of steel reinforced concrete but also discusses new topics and future trends. Part One of the book tackles theoretical concepts of corrosion of steel in concrete structures. The second part moves on to analyse the variety of reinforcing materials and concrete, including stainless steel and galvanized steel. Part Three covers measurements and evaluations, such as electrochemical techniques and acoustic emission. Part Four reviews protection and maintenance methods, whilst the final section analyses modelling, latest developments and future trends in the field. The book is essential reading for researchers, practitioners and engineers who are involved in materials characterisation and corrosion of steel in concrete structures. * Provides comprehensive coverage on a broad range of topics related to the corrosion of steel bars in concrete * Discusses the latest measuring methods and advanced modeling techniques* Reviews the range of reinforcing materials and types of concrete.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781782423812 20160906
Book
xiv, 786 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Materials Chapter 3 Design of Concrete Structures and Fundamental Assumptions Chapter 4 Flexural Analysis and Design of Beams Chapter 5 Shear and Diagonal Tension in Beams Chapter 6 Bond, Anchorage, and Development Length Chapter 7 Serviceability Chapter 8 Analysis and Design for Torsion Chapter 9 Short Columns Chapter 10 Slender Columns Chapter 11 Analysis of Indeterminate Beams and Frames Chapter 12 Analysis and Design of One-Way Slabs Chapter 13 Analysis and Design of Two-Way Slabs Chapter 14 Walls Chapter 15 Footings and Foundations Chapter 16 Retaining Walls Chapter 17 Strut-and-Tie Models Chapter 18 Design of Reinforcement at Joints Chapter 19 Concrete Building Systems Chapter 20 Seismic Design Chapter 21 Anchoring to Concrete Chapter 22 Prestressed Concrete Chapter 23 Yield Line Analysis for Slabs - Online Chapter Chapter 24 Strip Method for Slabs - Online Chapter Appendix A Design Aids Appendix B SI Conversion FactorsInch-Pound Units to SI Units Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780073397948 20160618
The fifteenth edition of the classic text, Design of Concrete Structures, is completely revised using the newly released 2014 American Concrete Institute (ACI) Building Code. This new edition has the same dual objectives as the previous editions: first to establish a firm understanding of the behavior of structural concrete, then to develop proficiency in the methods used in current design practice. Notable new features include: every chapter has been updated to account for the reorganization of the 2014 American Concrete institute Building Code; a new chapter on anchoring to concrete is included; a chapter on walls has been added, doubling the coverage and adding design examples; and, diaphragms are included for the first time. The process of developing building design and the connection between the chapters in the text and the ACI Code is added. Coverage of seismic design is updated. Also included is the modified compression field theory method of shear design presented in the 2012 edition of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials LRFD Bridge Design Specifications. Chapters on yield line and strip methods for slabs are moved to the text website.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780073397948 20160618
Engineering Library (Terman)
Book
1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
  • 1. Introduction, by Carlo Pellegrino, Jose Sena-Cruz.- 2. Design by testing and statistical determination of capacity models, by Giorgio Monti, Antonio Bilotta, Annalisa Napoli, Emidio Nigro, Floriana Petrone, Roberto Realfonzo.- 3. Bond between EBR FRP and concrete, by Claudio Mazzotti, Antonio Bilotta, Christian Carloni, Francesca Ceroni, Tommaso D'Antino, Emidio Nigro, Carlo Pellegrino.- 4. Shear strengthening of RC elements by means of EBR FRP systems, by Giorgio Monti, Tommaso D'Antino, Gian Piero Lignola, Carlo Pellegrino, Floriana Petrone.- 5. Confinement of RC elements by means of EBR FRP systems, by Stavroula Pantazopoulou, Ioannis Balafas, Dionysios Bournas, Maurizio Guadagnini, Tommaso D'Antino, Gian Piero Lignola, Annalisa Napoli, Carlo Pellegrino, Andrea Prota, Roberto Realfonzo, Souzana Tastani.- 6. Special problems.- 6.1. Serviceability limit states, by Francesca Ceroni, Marisa Pecce.- 6.2 Fatigue Behaviour, by Christian Carloni, Thorsten Leusmann, Harald Budelmann.- 6.3 Effects of fire and high temperature, by Emidio Nigro, Antonio Bilotta.- 6.4 Long term properties of FRP systems, by Joaquim Barros, Ines Costa.- 6.5 Anchorage systems for external strengthening with FRP, by Francesca Ceroni, Marisa Pecce.- 6.6. Mechanically Fastened Systems, by Gian Piero Lignola, Annalisa Napoli, Roberto Realfonzo.- 7. Prestressed FRP Systems, by Julien Michels, Joaquim Barros, Ines Costa, Jose Sena Cru2, Christoph Czaderski, Giorgio Giacomin, Renata Kotynia, Janet Lees, Carlo Pellegrino, Edmunds Zile.- 8. NSM Systems, by Jose Sena-Cruz, Joaquim Barros, Vincenzo Bianco, Antonio Bilotta, Dionysios Bournas, Francesca Ceroni, Glaucia Dalfre, Renata Kotynia, Giorgio Monti, Emilio Nigro, Thanasis Triantafillou.- 9. Fiber reinforced composites with cementitious (inorganic) matrix, by Christian Carloni, Dionysios A. Bournas, Francesca G. Carozzi, Tommaso D'Antino, Giulia Fava, Francesco Focacci, Giorgio Giacomin, Giovanni Mantegazza, Carlo Pellegrino, Carlo Perinelli, Carlo Poggi.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789401773355 20160619
This book analyses the current knowledge on structural behaviour of RC elements and structures strengthened with composite materials (experimental, analytical and numerical approaches for EBR and NSM), particularly in relation to the above topics, and the comparison of the predictions of the current available codes/recommendations/guidelines with selected experimental results. The book shows possible critical issues (discrepancies, lacunae, relevant parameters, test procedures, etc.) related to current code predictions or to evaluate their reliability, in order to develop more uniform methods and basic rules for design and control of FRP strengthened RC structures. General problems/critical issues are clarified on the basis of the actual experiences, detect discrepancies in existing codes, lacunae in knowledge and, concerning these identified subjects, provide proposals for improvements. The book will help to contribute to promote and consolidate a more qualified and conscious approach towards rehabilitation and strengthening existing RC structures with composites and their possible monitoring.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789401773355 20160619
Book
xvi, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Green Library
Book
1 online resource
Cement production is known to be a polluting and energy-intensive industry. Cement plants account for 5 percent of global emissions of carbon dioxide and one of the main causes of global warming. However, cement it is literally the glue of progress. Designing Green Cement Plants provides the tools and techniques for designing new large cement plants that would promote sustainable growth, preserve natural resources to the maximum possible extent and make least possible additions to the Greenhouse Gases that cause global warming. Brief and but authoritative, this title embraces new technologies and methods such as Carbon Capture and Sequestration, as well as methods for harnessing renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. The author also discusses the efficient use of energy and materials through the use recycling. In addition, this book also examines thepossibilities of developing green cement substitutes such as Calera, Caliix, Novacem, Aether and Geopolymer cements. Includes the tools and methods for reducing the emissions of greenhouse GasesExplores technologies such as: carbon capture and storage and substitute cementsProvides essential data to determining the unique factors involved in designing large new green cement plants Includes interactive excel spreadsheetsMethods for preforming a cost benefits analysis for the production of green cements as opposed to conventional OPC .
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780128034354 20160619
Book
20013-1-20013-9 : digital, PDF file.
Ultrasound signals have been used extensively for non-destructive evaluation (NDE). However, typical reconstruction techniques, such as the synthetic aperture focusing technique (SAFT), are limited to quasi-homogenous thin media. New ultrasonic systems and reconstruction algorithms are in need for one-sided NDE of non-homogenous thick objects. An application example space is imaging of reinforced concrete structures for commercial nuclear power plants (NPPs). These structures provide important foundation, support, shielding, and containment functions. Identification and management of aging and degradation of concrete structures is fundamental to the proposed long-term operation of NPPs. Another example is geothermal and oil/gas production wells. These multi-layered structures are composed of steel, cement, and several types of soil and rocks. Ultrasound systems with greater penetration range and image quality will allow for better monitoring of the well's health and prediction of high-pressure hydraulic fracturing of the rock. These application challenges need to be addressed with an integrated imaging approach, where the application, hardware, and reconstruction software are highly integrated and optimized. Therefore, we are developing an ultrasonic system with Model-Based Iterative Reconstruction (MBIR) as the image reconstruction backbone. As the first implementation of MBIR for ultrasonic signals, this paper document the first implementation of the algorithm and show reconstruction results for synthetically generated data.
Book
1 online resource (Article No. 20155 ) : digital, PDF file.
Concrete, used in the construction of nuclear power plants (NPPs), may be exposed to radiation emanating from the reactor core. Until recently, concrete has been assumed immune to radiation exposure. Direct evidence acquired on Ar+ -ion irradiated calcite and quartz indicates, on the contrary, that, such minerals, which constitute aggregates in concrete, may be significantly altered by irradiation. More specifically, while quartz undergoes disordering of its atomic structure resulting in a near complete lack of periodicity, calcite only experiences random rotations, and distortions of its carbonate groups. As a result, irradiated quartz shows a reduction in density of around 15%, and an increase in chemical reactivity, described by its dissolution rate, similar to a glassy silica. However, calcite shows little change in dissolution rate - although its density noted to reduce by 9%. These differences are correlated with the nature of bonds in these minerals, i.e., being dominantly ionic or covalent, and the rigidity of the mineral's atomic network that is characterized by the number of topological constraints (nc) that are imposed on the atoms in the network. Our outcomes have major implications on the durability of concrete structural elements formed with calcitic or quartzitic aggregates in nuclear power plants.
Book
1 online resource (ix, 64 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Book
1 online resource (23 p.)
This paper examines the short- and long-run economic impact of Egypt's energy subsidy reform in July 2014 (without and without compensating transfers for the bottom 40 percent of the income distribution) and the decline in global energy prices, as well as the long-run impact of phasing out the energy subsidies over a 5 year period. The analysis uses a Computable General Equilibrium model with 56 productive sectors, including 11 energy subsectors. The short-run analysis employs a two-stage factor market adjustment, with wages first fixed and then flexible. The long-run analysis is run in a recursive dynamic mode, capturing the impact of improved productivity and increased investment resulting from more efficient allocation of resources and reduction in government deficits. In the short run, the 2014 reforms lead to slightly lower consumption while investment increases strongly and production shifts from highly subsidized energy-intensive sectors such as energy, water and sanitation, and transport to other sectors (notably construction). The impact on overall consumer prices is limited. In the longer run, real GDP growth increases by about one percentage point relative to the baseline before the 2014 reform.
Book
1 online resource (v, 150 pages) : illustrations (some color). Digital: text file; PDF.
Contains 18 peer-reviewed papers on pavement engineering and ground improvement. Topics include: ground subsidence; geophysical testing; ground improvement; chemical/mechanical stabilization of pavements; and asphalt property characterization.