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Engineering geology. Rock mechanics. Soil mechanics. Underground construction

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  • The Premixing Methodby Coastal Development Institute Tokyo

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 115.95

    Contents: Outline of the Premixing Method Factors Influencing the Increase in Strength Engineering Properties of Treated Soil Execution Examples Design Method Installation Method and Inspection in Construction Work more...

  • The Stability of Slopesby Eddie Bromhead

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 385.00

    The new edition of this successful book has been thoroughly revised to take account of recent advances in our understanding of slope stability and instability. more...

  • Unsaturated Soilsby T. Schanz

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 519.00

    Understanding the behaviour of unsaturated soils is becoming exclusively essential for geotechnical engineers and designers. This book includes the Proceedings of the International Conference "From Experimental Evidence Towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils" uniting researchers and practitioners in geotechnical engineering on a single platform... more...

  • Geotechnical Engineering Investigation Handbook, Second Editionby Roy E. Hunt

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 220.00

    Foreword Preface Introduction Basic Considerations Scope Geotechnical Investigation: Objectives, Stages, Scope, and Planning Investigation Methods and Procedures Exploration Introduction Surface Mapping Subsurface Exploration Recovery of Samples and Cores References Further Reading Measurement of Properties ... more...

  • Advances in X-ray Tomography for Geomaterialsby Desrues Jacques; Gioacchino Viggiani

    ISTE 2006; US$ 220.00

    Originally developed for use in healthcare, X-ray computed tomography has been increasingly used in the field of non-destructive material testing. Computed tomography (CT) is useful for studying a wide range of materials, for example, rock, bone, ceramic, metal and soft tissue. Recently, the study of geomaterials (including granulates, soils, rocks... more...

  • Engineering Geologyby F G Bell

    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...

  • Characteristics of Geologic Materials and Formationsby Roy E. Hunt

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 125.95

    ROCK AND SOIL: IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION Introduction Rocks Soils References Further Reading ROCK-MASS CHARACTERISTICS Introduction Original Rock-Mass Forms Deformation by Folding Jointing Faults Residual Stresses Alteration of Rock References Further Reading SOIL FORMATIONS: GEOLOGIC CLASSES AND CHARACTERISTICS Introduction Residual Stresses... more...

  • Rock Quality, Seismic Velocity, Attenuation and Anisotropyby Nick Barton

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 253.00

    Preface Introduction The multi-disciplinary scope of seismic and rock quality Revealing hidden rock conditions Some basic principles of P, S and Q Q and Q Limitations of refraction seismic bring tomographic solutions Nomenclature PART I 1 Shallow seismic refraction, some basic theory, and the importance of rock type 1.1 The challenge... more...

  • Experimental Rock Mechanicsby Kiyoo Mogi

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 194.95

    Exclusive and prominent account on experimental rock mechanics.   "In summary, this is a superior book for anyone interested in studying Mogi?s long and uniquely fruitful research career in rock mechanics applied to mechanisms of faulting and earthquakes." From: IJRMMS 44 (2007), 1172 - 1176 more...

  • Geotechnical Investigation Methodsby Roy E. Hunt

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 125.95

    EXPLORATION Introduction Surface mapping Subsurface Exploration Recovery of Samples and Cores References Further Reading MEASUREMENT OF PROPERTIES Introduction Basic and Index Properties Hydraulic Properties (Permeability) Rupture Strength Deformation without Rupture Typical Values of Basic, Index, and Engineering Properties References Further Reading... more...