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- IOS Press 2013; US$ 209.00
Geotechnical engineers are at work worldwide, contributing to sustainable living and to the creation of safe, economic and pleasant spaces to live, work and relax. With increased pressure on space and resources, particularly in cities, their expertise becomes ever more important. This book presents the proceedings of the 5th iYGEC, International Young... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.00
Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes contains selected papers presented at the New Zealand ? Japan Workshop on Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes (Auckland, New Zealand, 2-3 December 2013). The 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes in New Zealand and the 2011 off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquake... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00
This ebook on Procuring and Managing Complex Performance examines the multiple challenges of managing operations in environments that have complex infrastructural and performance requirements. As an emerging area in business-to-business research it seeks to combine theory on complexity, purchasing & supply, markets and innovation management. The traditional... 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-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 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$ 160.00
This seventh edition of Soil Mechanics , widely praised for its clarity, depth of explanation and extensive coverage, presents the fundamental principles of soil mechanics and illustrates how they are applied in practical situations. Worked examples throughout the book reinforce the explanations and a range of problems for the reader to solve... more...