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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 169.95
Establishes Geotechnical Reliability as Fundamentally Distinct from Structural Reliability Reliability-based design is relatively well established in structural design. Its use is less mature in geotechnical design, but there is a steady progression towards reliability-based design as seen in the inclusion of a new Annex D on "Reliability... 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...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 42.60
Die Bodenkundliche Baubegleitung trägt dazu bei, Bodenbeeinträchtigungen durch Bauprozesse zu vermeiden bzw. zu vermindern, die Abstimmung mit den betroffenen Bodennutzern zu erleichtern sowie die Folgekosten für Rekultivierungen nach Bauabschluss zu reduzieren. Anwendung findet die Bodenkundliche Baubegleitung bei allen flächenhaft in den Boden eingreifenden... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 231.00
The second edition of this well established book has been comprehensively updated in line with recent developments. After presenting the fundamentals of stress and strain, and their graphical representation, the book includes chapters on failure states in soils and rocks, observed and elastic paths, and the use of discontinuities. New sections include... more...