Chapter 1. Mechanical behavior of SMA 8 modified with nano hydrotalcite.- Chapter 2. Mechanical behavior of SMA 8 modified with nano hydrotalciteRaw Material Quality and Control Measures of Ready Mixed Concrete.- Chapter 3. Influence of engine oil on the behaviour of contaminated clay.- Chapter 4. Preliminary observations of astronomical coordinates by the SDUST/NAO digital zenith tube.- Chapter 5. The Properties of Low Strength and High Fluidity Materials Based on Recycled Aggregates.- Chapter 6. Influence of Traffic Characterization Methodology on Service Life Prediction of Pavements Subjected to Overweight Traffic Operations.- Chapter 7. Determination of Landslide High Risk Areas using GA and GIS Combination in the West of Mazandaran Province.- Chapter 8. Acceleration of socio-economic growth of rural parts- Nidhal, Khatav a case study.- Chapter 9. Assessing the Bearing Capacity of Backfills by Stress Wave Velocity and Cone Penetration Resistance.- Chapter 10. Potential of Fired Clay Brick for Use as Short Beams and Columns.- Chapter 11. Sustainable planning for provision of basic infrastructural facilities in rural areas- Majgaon village a case study.- Chapter 12. A Case Study of Slope Stability Assessment Thames River, London, Canada.- Chapter 13. The Characteristics of Recycled Micro Powder Made by Construction Waste.- Chapter 14. Simulation of rock hydraulics in rock joint by using discrete element method
Dr. Anand Tapase, Assistant Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering of Rayat Shikshan Sanstha's Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil College of Engineering, Satara is a renowned Indian Civil Engineer with a research interest in Pavement Engineering, Pavement Materials, and Sustainable Constructions. He completed his Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Rayat Shikshan Sanstha's, Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil College of Engineering, Satara of Shivaji University, Kolhapur, and both M.Tech and Ph.D. degrees from the College of Engineering, Pune (C.O.E.P.) of Savitribai Phule Pune University Maharashtra, India. He is working as an Associate on an International Cooperative Research Project carried by Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University in collaboration with the Texas Department of Transportation United States of America (USA). He has two patents by his name. He is the Editorial Board Member of International Journal, "Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, Springer Nature Switzerland AG". He is an Associate Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and Transportation and Development Institute (TDI). He is working as a consultant on various government projects. He has authored, co-authored and edited refereed research 11 journal papers, 19 book chapters (author / co-author / editor) and 36 conference papers. He is working as a reviewer for renowned International publications including International Journal of Pavement Research & Technology (IJPRT), Journal of Cleaner Production both published by Elsevier/Science Direct, Journal of Testing and Evaluation of ASTM International, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities of ASCE. He is been recognized as an 'Outstanding reviewer' by the Journal of Cleaner Production published by Elsevier/Science Direct. Also, he has worked as an Editor of a book volume for Springer Publication at GEOCHINA 2018. He was invited to serve as a Session Chair/moderator at the GEOCHINA 2018 International Conference in China. Presently he is working as a member of the Technical Committee of International Conference GEOCHINA 2021 which will be held in Nanchang, China in the year 2021, and working as a lead editor for the Sustainable Civil Infrastructure Book Series, Springer.Dr. Jeffrey Lee is the principal pavement engineer at the Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) responsible for the management and delivery of research projects for the Department of Transport and Main Roads, and other members of the Australian Road Authorities. He has been providing advisory services to road authorities in the areas of asphalt pavement designs, non-destructive evaluation, and increase use of recycled material for pavement construction.Jeffrey has been peer reviewer for different journals published by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). More recently, he is the chief editor for an ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) and Co-Chair of the Technical Organizing Committee for the upcoming GeoChina 2018 international conference.He is the current Queensland branch president of the Australian Society for Concrete Pavements, a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia and an adjunct professor at the Queensland University of Technology and an adjunct fellow at the University of Technology Sydney.Dr. Lei Zhang is a professor of Intelligent Transportation System Research Center and Transportation School at Southeast University, China. He had worked earlier at CaliforniaUniversity, San Diego as postdoc. His research interest covers nondestructive detection technology, and pavement structure & material fortransportation infrastructures including highway, steel deck bridge, airfield, and high-speed railway. He completed both his undergraduate and graduate studies at Southeast University. He has authored, co-authored and edited more than 50technical papers, 2books and 2 standards. He is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, and he is an international member of ASTM, a member of TRB (AFB65) and the co-chair of WTC subcommittee.He was awarded as outstanding youth teacher of Southeast University and was also included in Six Talent Peaks Project of Jiangsu Province.