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- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 209.00
Reviews the experiences with, as well as developments and research results on excavations and foundations in and on soft soil deposits. This work aims to give an overview of the state of the art of material properties of soft soils and their application in excavations, different types of foundations and stabilization methods. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 179.00
"Rock Joints" deals with the mechanical genesis of joints in rocks. It is aimed at a comprehensible presentation of the underlying mechanical processes of various types of joints and joint systems. Field examples illustrate formational aspects of jointing, and Mohr's stress circle is used where possible to simplify the mathematics. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 139.00
This book contains recent advances on theory of mixtures in geo-mechanics. It presents all the necessary material that is published and scattered in different journals. The book presents both basic principles and advanced topics. It includes a chapter on comparison of theoretical and experimental results. The first part of the book deals with the historic... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
This work reports on a real adventure in earth science and conservation, dealing with the UNESCOs emergency activities implemented in Bamiyan (Central Afghanistan) for the recovery and rehabilitation of the cliff and niches after the destruction of the two famous Giant Statues in 2001. Since 2002 an international effort has been made to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 252.00
The aim of this book is to encourage students to develop an understanding of the fundamentals of soil mechanics. It builds a robust and adaptable framework of ideas to support and accommodate the more complex problems and analytical procedures that confront the practising geotechnical engineer. Soil Mechanics: Concepts and Applications covers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 231.00
The second edition of this well established book has been comprehensively updated in line with recent developments. After presenting the fundamentals of stress and strain, and their graphical representation, the book includes chapters on failure states in soils and rocks, observed and elastic paths, and the use of discontinuities. New sections include... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 231.00
Drilled shafts in rock are widely used as foundations of heavy structures such as highway bridges and tall buildings. Although much has been learned about the analysis and design of drilled shafts in rock, all the major findings are published in the form of reports and articles in technical journals and conference proceedings. This book is the first... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 262.00
This one-of-a-kind reference evaluates the efficacy, stability, and strength of various soil walls, slopes, and structures enhanced by geosynthetic materials. Offering stimulating contributions from more than 50 leading specialists in the field, Reinforced Soil Engineering compiles recent innovations in design layout, controlled construction, and geosynthetic... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 99.99
This study explains the Greco-Roman urban form as it relates to the geological basis at selected sites in the Mediterranean basin. Each of the sites--Argos, Delphi, Ephesus, and Syracuse among them--has manifested in its physical form the geology on which it stood and from which it was made. "By demonstrating the dependence of a group of cities on... more...