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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: reinforced, fiber, polymer, using, wraps, beams, strengthening, concrete, shear
Number of Pages: 76
ISBN-10: 1428913084
ISBN-13: 9781428913080

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guides, pollution, prevention, industry, plastics, reinforced, composite, fiberglass
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 1991-03
ISBN-10: 1568060815
ISBN-13: 9781568060811

Fiberglass-reinforced and composite plastic (FRP/C) product industries generate wastes (including air emissions) during the fabrication process and from the use of solvents for clean up of tools, molds and spraying equipment. This step-by-step manual provides an overview of the FRP/C process and operations that generate waste and presents options for minimizing waste generation through source reduction and recycling. Includes pre-designed assessment forms along with a detailed waste audit from a composite plastics manufacturing plant. Case studies.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: reinforced, concrete, bridge, components, repair, used, performance, corrosion, inhibitors, longterm
Number of Pages: 58
ISBN-10: 1428995242
ISBN-13: 9781428995246

Author: James R. Harris
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: resistant, building, design, earthquake, provisions, application, nehrp, recommended, guide
Number of Pages: 488
Published: 1996-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788132520
ISBN-13: 9780788132520

Provides architects designing buildings in seismic risk areas with the information needed to effectively utilize the National earthquake Hazards Reduction program (NEHRP) Recommended Provisions. Rigorously updated, this manual includes the best & most current technological information for reducing safety hazards. Chapter topics include: fundamentals, structural analysis, structural steel, reinforced concrete, timber & masonry, & nonstructural elements. List of symbols. Metric unit conversion tables. Graphs & charts.

Author: Maggie Black
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: poverty, cost, hidden, growing
Number of Pages: 126
Published: 2008-04-01
ISBN-10: 1428987789
ISBN-13: 9781428987784

The 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child attaches key importance to the familyżs role in nurturing & raising the child. The childżs interests are best served by staying with the family, even in times of war or misfortune, unless the home is abusive. Despite this widely accepted principle, increasing numbers of children are growing up alone. The cause of this epidemic is the acute poverty endured by millions of families in Africa, Asia, Latin Amer. & Central & Eastern Europe -- reinforced by causes such as warfare & the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Contents: What is the scale of the problem?; Exp

Author: Lennart Agardh
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: workshop, proceedings, programs, computer, materials, models, dynamic
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 1998-04-01
ISBN-10: 0788148176
ISBN-13: 9780788148170

Presents unrevised proceedings of a 1996 workshop on material modeling held in Stockholm. Discussions include: analysis of concrete structures using Abaqus/Explicit; brittle failure and crack propagation in concrete; implementation of material models in Dyna-3D; analysis of impact on reinforced concrete structures with LS-Dyna3D; modeling of brittle materials for hydrocodes; implementation of the Johnson-Holmquist model as a user subroutine in Autodyne and penetration of tungsten rods into Alumina targets; and testing materials with "Hopkinson Torsion Bar" equipment. Charts and tables.

Author: Joseph Ashmore
Publisher: UN-HABITAT
Keywords: projects, shelter
Number of Pages: 119
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 9211321085
ISBN-13: 9789211321081

In recent years, the humanitarian community has looked inward, learning from their past experiences in providing emergency shelter for the ever-increasing number of populations suffering from crises worldwide. The humanitarian reform process has helped widen the community of practitioners, reinforced global and country-based coordination systems, and required the agencies concerned to seek new and better means of ensuring integrated and robust humanitarian programming. This publication is an example of a series of learning tools being produced to support improved response to crises. It has bee
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