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Engineering geology. Rock mechanics. Soil mechanics. Underground construction

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  • The Coupled Theory of Mixtures in Geomechanics with Applicationsby George Z. Voyiadjis; Chung R. Song

    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...

  • Excavations and Foundations in Soft Soilsby Hans-Georg Kempfert; Berhane Gebreselassie

    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...

  • After the Destruction of Giant Buddha Statue in Bamilyan (Afghanistan) in 2001by Claudio Margottini

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This work reports on a real adventure in earth science and conservation, dealing with the UNESCO’s 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...

  • Craig's Soil Mechanics, Seventh Editionby R.F. Craig

    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...

  • Craig's Soil Mechanicsby R. F. Craig

    Spon Press 2004; US$ 37.95

    This Manual contains the complete illustrated solutions to all the problems in the seventh edition of Craig's Soil Mechanics. more...

  • Soil Mechanicsby William Powrie

    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...

  • Drilled Shafts in Rockby Lianyang Zhang

    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...

  • Geotechnical Engineeringby V.N.S. Murthy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 154.95

    A must have reference for any engineer involved with foundations, piers, and retaining walls, this remarkably comprehensive volume illustrates soil characteristic concepts with examples that detail a wealth of practical considerations, It covers the latest developments in the design of drilled pier foundations and mechanically stabilized earth retaining... more...

  • Reinforced Soil Engineeringby Hoe I. Ling; Dov Leshchinsky; Fumio Tatsuoka

    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...

  • Geology and Settlementby Dora P. Crouch

    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...