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Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering

GCEC 2017

Proceedings of the 1st Global Civil Engineering Conference

Editors: Pradhan, Biswajeet (Ed.)

  • Gathers the proceedings of the 1st Global Civil Engineering Conference, GCEC 2017, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on July 25–28, 2017
  • Presents the latest developments in the field of Civil Engineering from industry and academia
  • Provides a valuable reference guide for professionals in the Civil Engineering industry
  • Highlights interdisciplinary work and provides new insights to help solve key problems in Civil Engineering
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About this book

This book gathers the proceedings of the 1st Global Civil Engineering Conference, GCEC 2017, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on July 25–28, 2017. It highlights how state-of-the-art techniques and tools in various disciplines of Civil Engineering are being applied to solve real-world problems. The book presents interdisciplinary research, experimental and/or theoretical studies yielding new insights that will advance civil engineering methods. The scope of the book spans the following areas: Structural, Water Resources, Geotechnical, Construction, Transportation Engineering and Geospatial Engineering applications.

About the authors

Professor Pradhan received his B.Sc. degree with honors from Berhampur University in Odisha (India), his M.Sc. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Bombay (India), and his M.Tech. degree in Civil Engineering from the IIT in Kanpur (India) and Dresden University of Technology (Germany). He received his Ph.D. degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Geomatics Engineering from the University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. From 2008 to 2010, he was a recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship from Germany. In 2011, he received his Habilitation in Remote Sensing from Dresden University of Technology (Germany). Since March 2015, he has been serving as the Humboldt Ambassador Scientist for the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany).

Professor Pradhan was also a recipient of the prestigious German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Fellowship Award, Saxony State Fellowship from 1999 to 2002, Keith Atherton Research Award, and Georg Forster Research Award from the German Government. He is currently a Faculty Member at the Department of Civil Engineering, University Putra Malaysia. He has more than seventeen years of teaching, research, consultancy and industrial experience. Out of his more than 430 articles, more than 290 have been published in science citation index (SCI/SCIE) technical journals. He has written five books on GIS data compression and disaster management, edited three volumes, and written 12 book chapters. He specializes in Remote Sensing, GIS application, and soft computing techniques in natural hazard and environmental problems. He has completed 21 research projects.

In addition, Dr. Pradhan is a member of many professional bodies such as the Committee of Space Research (COSPAR), Senior Member of IEEE, United Nations Outer Space Research Programme (UNOOSA), and many more. He is currently the Chair of the IEEE-GRSS Malaysia Chapter. He is a board member of many national programs in Malaysia and South-East Asia, and a regular reviewer for many international bodies like the Dutch Research Council, European Science Foundation, Austrian Science Foundation, Research Council UK (RCUK) and many more. He was listed as the World’s Most Highly Cited Researcher by ISI Thomson Reuters’ Report in 2016 and 2017, and as one of the world’s most influential minds.

Table of contents (47 chapters)

  • Influence of Polyethylene and Stainless Steel Fibres on Compressive and Tensile Behaviour of High-Performance Fibre-Reinforced Cementitious Composites

    Salvador Filho, J. A. A. (et al.)

    Pages 3-16

  • RC Column Repaired with HPFRCC and Confined with CFRP: Numerical Analyses to Evaluate the Column Section Capacity

    Lavorato, D. (et al.)

    Pages 17-29

  • Overall Significance’s Rank of Leadership Factors Amongst Critical Success Factors for Construction Projects

    Nasaruddin, N. A. N. (et al.)

    Pages 31-36

  • Relationship of Microcrack Pattern and the Shear Strength of Granitic Rock

    Nur Irfah, M. P. (et al.)

    Pages 37-45

  • Causes of Delay and Cost Overrun in Malaysian Construction Industry

    Tahir, Muhammad Muhammad (et al.)

    Pages 47-57

Buy this book

eBook $429.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-8016-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $549.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-10-8015-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
GCEC 2017
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the 1st Global Civil Engineering Conference
Editors
  • Biswajeet Pradhan
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
Series Volume
9
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-8016-6
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-8016-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-8015-9
Series ISSN
2366-2557
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 1541
Number of Illustrations and Tables
205 b/w illustrations, 681 illustrations in colour
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