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  • Limit Analysis and Soil Plasticityby Wai-Fah Chen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Developments in Geotechnical Engineering, Volume 7: Limit Analysis and Soil Plasticity covers the theory and applications of limit analysis as applied to soil mechanics. Organized into 12 chapters, the book presents an introduction to the modern development of theory of soil plasticity and includes rock-like material. The first four chapters of the... more...

  • Tunneling In Rocksby Ernest Wahlstrom

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Tunneling in Rock reviews the theory and practice of engineering geology and its application to tunneling in rocks. This book explores the history of tunneling, defines terminologies of tunneling, and illustrates tunnels. The book discusses the petrography of unaltered rocks, such as rock minerals, fragmental rocks, igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks... more...

  • Soil Properties and Behaviourby R. Young

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Soil Properties and Behavior defines the structure of the soil-water system. This book provides the background of the nature of mineral particles and the existing forces between the particles in the soil system. It also examines the structure and fabric of soil, as well as their relationship with water. Furthermore, the book explores water movement... more...

  • Laterite Soil Engineeringby M Gidigasu

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Laterite Soil Engineering is one of a few books about solving engineering problems with the help of engineering pedology. This book presents the latest information on the laterite soils? geotechnical characteristics and engineering behavior. It shows that laterite soils are different from natural soils and that most laterite soils can be evaluated... more...

  • Foundations on Expansive Soilsby Fu Hua Chen

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Foundations on Expansive Soils provides the practicing engineer with a summary of the state-of-the-art of expansive soils and practical solutions based on the author's experience. The book is organized into two parts. Part I deals with theory and practice, and summarizes some of the theoretical physical properties of expansive soils. It also discusses... more...

  • Applied Salt-Rock Mechanics 1by C.A. Baar

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Applied Salt-Rock Mechanics, 1: The In-Situ Behavior of Salt Rocks considers the principles of the inelastic in-situ behavior of rock salts. This five-chapter text surveys the successful application of hypothesis in various salt deposits. This book deals first with the geological investigations concerning the genesis and geologic features of salt... more...

  • Slope Analysisby R Chowdury

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Slope Analysis summarizes the fundamental principles of slope analysis. It explores not only the similarities but also the differences in rock slopes and soil slopes, and it presents alternative methods of analysis, new concepts, and new approaches to analysis. The book introduces both natural and man-made slopes, the nature of soils and rocks, geomorphology,... more...

  • Ground Freezingby Hans L. Jessberger

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Developments in Geotechnical Engineering Volume 26: Ground Freezing presents the proceedings of the First International Symposium on Ground Freezing, held in Bochum, Germany on March 8-10, 1978. It summarizes progress in the application of the ground freezing technique in geotechnical engineering, with a focus on engineering with frozen soils and related... more...

  • Engineering Geologyby Q Zaruba

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Engineering Geology attempts to provide an understanding of relations between the geology of a building site and the engineering structure. It presents examples taken from real-life experience and practice to provide evidence for the significance of engineering geology in planning, design, construction, and maintenance of engineering structures. ... more...

  • Holzbau 1by Karl-Heinz Zimmer; Gerhard Werner; Karin Li▀ner

    Springer 2006; US$ 49.99

    Diese Neuauflage des Werkes Holzbau wurde unter Berücksichtigung der neuen DIN 1052 (2004), DIN 4074-1 (2003) und DIN 1055-100 (2001) umfassend bearbeitet. Das Werk ist für die praktische Arbeit im Betrieb oder im Ingenieurbüro wie auch in der Ausbildung bewährt und bietet einen umfassenden Überblick über Tragwerkskonstruktionen,... more...