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- NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 5.99
In pursuance of a call issued and endorsed by several Grand Chapters, a convention of representatives was held at Indianapolis, Indiana, November 16, 1876, and the General Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, was organized. A Ritual Committee, was appointed and in 1878 the General Grand Chapter adopted the work which was published by its authority.... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 8.99
An Instructive Manual On the Organization and Government of Chapters of the Order, with Rituals and Ceremonies. In this book will be found a concise account of the development of the Order through the ages, from the early Mysteries to the present time, including the development of secret societies for women. This book gives the information necessary... more...
- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 62.95
Every engineering structure, whether it's a building, bridge or road, is affected by the ground on which it is built. Geology is of fundamental importance when deciding on the location and design of all engineering works, and it is essential that engineers have a basic knowledge of the subject. Engineering Geology introduces the fundamentals of the... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 99.00
Historically, a major problem for the study of the large deformation of crystalline solids has been the apparent lack of unity in experimentally determined stress-strain functions. The writer's discovery in 1949 of the unexpectedly high velocity of incremental loading waves in pre-stressed large deformation fields emphasized to him the pressing need... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
Foundation Engineering in Difficult Ground discusses the different principles and practices involved in the building of foundations in different soil types, especially on difficult ground. The book covers topics such as the classification of soil; silts, loess, and tills; the mechanical behavior of rocks; and the engineering aspects of rock weathering,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
Engineering Geology and Geotechnics discusses engineering survey methods. The book is comprised of 12 chapters that cover several concerns in engineering, such as building foundations, slopes, and construction materials. Chapter 1 covers site investigation, while Chapter 2 tackles geophysical exploration. Chapter 3 deals with slope and open excavation,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95
Fundamentals of Engineering Geology discusses geomorphological processes, particularly the linkages between geology, geo-technics, rock mechanics, soil mechanics, and foundation design. The book reviews igneous rocks, metamorphic rocks, sedimentary rocks, and stratigraphy. Stratigraphy is based on three fundamental principles, namely, the "Law of Superposition,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
Engineering Properties of Soils and Rocks, Second Edition provides a survey of the engineering properties of the major types of soil and rock. The book is comprised of nine chapters that tackle the various aspects of soils and rocks. Chapter 1 covers the origin of soil and the basis of soil classifications. Chapters 2 to 5 discuss the different types... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Engineering Properties of Soils and Rocks, Third Edition serves as a guide to the engineering properties and behavior of soils and rocks. The text also complements other texts on rock and soil mechanics. The book covers topics such as the properties and classification of soils such as tills and other kinds of soils related to cold climates, tropical... more...