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Analysis and Design of Energy Geostructures

Analysis and Design of Energy Geostructures
  • Author : Lyesse Laloui
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 October 2019
  • ISBN : 0128165987
  • Pages : 1096 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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An interdisciplinary introduction to key-concepts and project applications of energy geostructures



Energy Geostructures

Energy Geostructures
  • Author : Lyesse Laloui,Alice Di Donna
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 03 September 2013
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Energy geostructures are a tremendous innovation in the field of foundation engineering and are spreading rapidly throughout the world. They allow the procurement of a renewable and clean source of energy which can be used for heating and cooling buildings. This technology couples the structural role of geostructures with the energy supply, using the principle of shallow geothermal energy. This book provides a sound basis in the challenging area of energy geostructures. The objective of this book is to supply


Energy Geotechnics

Energy Geotechnics
  • Author : Alessio Ferrari,Lyesse Laloui
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 23 August 2018
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This book collects selected full papers presented at the International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics 2018 (SEG-2018), held on 25th – 28th September 2018, at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). It covers a wide range of topics in energy geotechnics, including energy geostructures, energy geostorage, thermo-hydro-chemo-mechanical behaviour of geomaterials, unconventional resources, hydraulic stimulation, induced seismicity, CO2 geological storage, and nuclear waste disposal as well as topics such as tower and offshore foundations. The book is intended for postgraduate students, researchers



Advances in Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems

Advances in Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems
  • Author : Simon Rees
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 13 May 2016
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems

Advances in Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems relates the latest information on source heat pumps (GSHPs), the types of heating and/or cooling systems that transfer heat from, or to, the ground, or, less commonly, a body of water. As one of the fastest growing renewable energy technologies, they are amongst the most energy efficient systems for space heating, cooling, and hot water production, with significant potential for a reduction in building carbon emissions. The book provides an authoritative overview of


Energy Geotechnics

Energy Geotechnics
  • Author : Frank Wuttke,Sebastian Bauer,Marcelo Sanchez
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 December 2016
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Energy Geotechnics includes 97 technical papers presented at the 1st International Conference on Energy Geotechnics (ICEGT 2016, Kiel, Germany, 29-31 August 2016). The contributions provides significant advances and critical challenges facing the areas of fundamentals, constitutive and numerical modelling, testing techniques and energy geotechnics applications. Energy Geotechnics contains seven regular sessions and six minisymposia, with contributions on discrete and continuum based modelling as well as investigations based on experimental studies at various scales. The papers on discrete and continuum based modelling examine the


Sustainable Design and Construction for Geomaterials and Geostructures

Sustainable Design and Construction for Geomaterials and Geostructures
  • Author : Behzad Fatahi,Aron Mwanza,Dave T.T. Chang
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 12 July 2018
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Design and Construction for Geomaterials and Geostructures

This book presents recent research findings and critically reviews the existing literature related to assessment of geotechnical structures under complex and extreme loading conditions such as cyclic, seismic and blast loads. Special emphasize is given to experimental assessment of behaviors of soils and rocks in tunneling , while advanced numerical modelling techniques are utilized for modelling and accurate predictions in emerging construction projects such as tunneling and embankments. The book is in line with current trends in civil engineering which are


Advances in Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems

Advances in Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems
  • Author : Simon Rees
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 13 May 2016
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems

Advances in Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems relates the latest information on source heat pumps (GSHPs), the types of heating and/or cooling systems that transfer heat from, or to, the ground, or, less commonly, a body of water. As one of the fastest growing renewable energy technologies, they are amongst the most energy efficient systems for space heating, cooling, and hot water production, with significant potential for a reduction in building carbon emissions. The book provides an authoritative overview of


Energy and Technical Building Systems - Scientific and Technological Advances

Energy and Technical Building Systems - Scientific and Technological Advances
  • Author : Jarek Kurnitski,Andrea Ferrantelli
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 31 January 2020
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Future buildings require not only energy efficiency but also proper building automation and control system functionalities in order to respond to the needs of occupants and energy grids. These development paths require a focus on occupant needs such as good indoor climate, easy operability, and monitoring. Another area to be tackled is energy flexibility, which is needed to make buildings responsive to the price signals of electricity grids with increasing amounts of fluctuating renewable energy generation installed both in central


Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics: Structures in and on Rock Masses

Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics: Structures in and on Rock Masses
  • Author : R. Alejano,Áurea Perucho,Claudio Olalla,Rafael Jiménez
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 12 May 2014
GET THIS BOOKRock Engineering and Rock Mechanics: Structures in and on Rock Masses

Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics: Structures in and on Rock Masses covers the most important topics and state-of-the-art in the area of rock mechanics, with an emphasis on structures in and on rock masses. The 255 contributions (including 6 keynote lectures) from the 2014 ISRM European Rock Mechanics Symposium (EUROCK 2014, Vigo, Spain, 27-29 Ma


Analysis and Design of Shallow and Deep Foundations

Analysis and Design of Shallow and Deep Foundations
  • Author : Lymon C. Reese,William M. Isenhower,Shin-Tower Wang
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 25 November 2005
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One-of-a-kind coverage on the fundamentals of foundation analysis and design Analysis and Design of Shallow and Deep Foundations is a significant new resource to the engineering principles used in the analysis and design of both shallow and deep, load-bearing foundations for a variety of building and structural types. Its unique presentation focuses on new developments in computer-aided analysis and soil-structure interaction, including foundations as deformable bodies. Written by the world's leading foundation engineers, Analysis and Design of Shallow and Deep


Handbook of Research on Predictive Modeling and Optimization Methods in Science and Engineering

Handbook of Research on Predictive Modeling and Optimization Methods in Science and Engineering
  • Author : Kim, Dookie,Sekhar Roy, Sanjiban,Länsivaara, Tim,Deo, Ravinesh,Samui, Pijush
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 15 June 2018
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The disciplines of science and engineering rely heavily on the forecasting of prospective constraints for concepts that have not yet been proven to exist, especially in areas such as artificial intelligence. Obtaining quality solutions to the problems presented becomes increasingly difficult due to the number of steps required to sift through the possible solutions, and the ability to solve such problems relies on the recognition of patterns and the categorization of data into specific sets. Predictive modeling and optimization methods


Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics

Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics
  • Author : Fusao Oka,Akira Murakami,Ryosuke Uzuoka,Sayuri Kimoto
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 04 September 2014
GET THIS BOOKComputer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics

Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics contains the proceedings (abstracts book 472 pages + full paper USB-drive 2052 pages) of the 14th International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (Kyoto, Japan, 22-25 September, 2014). The contributions cover computer methods, material m


Underground. The Way to the Future

Underground. The Way to the Future
  • Author : Georg Anagnostou,Heinz Ehrbar
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 May 2013
GET THIS BOOKUnderground. The Way to the Future

Underground the way to the future was the motto of the World Tunnel Congress 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland. The use of underground space has gained importance during the last years due to the tremendous global urbanization, the high demand on transportation capacities and energy production. All this result in a wider range of use of underground spa


Modeling and Simulation Techniques in Structural Engineering

Modeling and Simulation Techniques in Structural Engineering
  • Author : Samui, Pijush,Chakraborty, Subrata,Kim, Dookie
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 12 August 2016
GET THIS BOOKModeling and Simulation Techniques in Structural Engineering

The development of new and effective analytical and numerical models is essential to understanding the performance of a variety of structures. As computational methods continue to advance, so too do their applications in structural performance modeling and analysis. Modeling and Simulation Techniques in Structural Engineering presents emerging research on computational techniques and applications within the field of structural engineering. This timely publication features practical applications as well as new research insights and is ideally designed for use by engineers, IT