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The art of resisting extreme natural forces

Author: S Hernández; C A Brebbia; Wessex Institute of Technology.; Universidade da Coruña.
Publisher: Southampton : WIT Press, ©2007.
Series: WIT transactions on engineering sciences, v. 58.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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According to the ancient Greeks, nature was composed of four elements: air, fire, water and earth. Engineers are continuously faced with the challenge imposed by those elements. This book contains  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
International Conference on the Art of Resisting Extreme Natural Forces (1st : 2007 : Wessex Institute of Technology).
Art of resisting extreme natural forces.
Southampton : WIT Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608565528
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S Hernández; C A Brebbia; Wessex Institute of Technology.; Universidade da Coruña.
ISBN: 9781845640866 1845640861
OCLC Number: 122284715
Notes: "Engineering nature 2007"--Prelim.
"Organised by the Wessex Institute of Technology, UK and the University of Coruña, Spain.
Description: 121 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Designing challenging bridges in northwest Spain / F. Nieto [and others] --
Improvement analysis of long-span bridges flutter : Messina bridge example / J.Á. Jurado [and others] --
Seismic analysis : past, present, and the future / D. Mestrovic, D. Cizmar, & P. Roncevic --
Seismic analyses of the Messina Bridge project / S. Hernández [and others] --
Recent tendencies in wind storm climatology with implications to storm surge statistics in Estonia / Ü. Suursaar, J. Jaagus, & T. Kullas --
Safety design of lightweight roofs exposed to snow load / M. Holický --
Safety investigation on rail and road vehicles exposed to cross-wind : wind tunnel tests and multi-body simulations / F. Cheli [and others] --
Sustainable management of Prespa Lake / V. Popov, T. Anovski, & R. Gospavic --
Fire risk assessment of historical areas : the case of Montemor-o-Velho / M.L.A. Santana [and others] --
Lateral-torsional buckling of ferritic stainless steel beams in case of fire / P. Vila Real [and others] --
Rise in brittle fracture resistance of spherical vessels for storage of liquid ammonia under extreme forces / E.M. Basko [and others] --
Early warning coordination centres : a systemic view / J. Santos-Reyes & A.N. Beard.
Series Title: WIT transactions on engineering sciences, v. 58.
Responsibility: editors, S. Hernández, C.A. Brebbia.
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