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Engineering geology. Rock mechanics. Soil mechanics. Underground construction

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  • Geotechnical Engineeringby V.N.S. Murthy

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 159.95

    Introduction General Remarks A Brief Historical Development Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering Soil Formation and Characterization Introduction Rock Classification Formation of Soils General Types of Soils Soil Particle Size and Shape Composition of Clay Minerals Structure of Clay Minerals Clay Particle?Water... 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...

  • Theoretical and Numerical Unsaturated Soil Mechanicsby Tom Schanz

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 289.00

    These proceedings are a continuation of the series of International Conferences in Germany entitled "Mechanics of Unsaturated Soils." The primary objective is to discuss and understand unsaturated soil behaviour such that engineered activities are made better with times in terms of judgement and quality. We all realise by now that in addition... more...

  • The Mechanics of Soils and Foundations, Second Editionby John Atkinson

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 172.95

    Simple Experiments  1. Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering  2. Basic Mechanics  3. Material Behaviour  4. Structure of the Earth  5. Classification  6. Pore Pressure, Effective Stress, Drainage  7. Laboratory Testing  8. Compression and Swelling  9. Critical State Strength  10. Peak States  11. Behaviour before Failure  12. Cam Clay  13. Stiffness ... more...

  • Modern Trends in Geomechanicsby W. Wu; H.-S. Yu

    Springer 2006; US$ 309.00

    This book is the condensed outcome of the "International Workshop on Modern Trends in Geomechanics" held in Vienna, Austria 27- 29, June 2005. It presents fundamental aspects of theoretical and experimental Geomechanics, bringing together important different global schools of thought. "Modern Trends in Geomechanics" takes stock... more...

  • Plasticity and Geotechnicsby Hai-Sui Yu

    Springer 2007; US$ 269.00

    Attempts to summarize the major developments in the field of plasticity theory for geotechnical materials and its applications to geotechnical analysis and design. This book covers several developments of appropriate constitutive theories of stress-strain relations for geomaterials and a range of analytical and computational techniques. more...

  • Advanced Unsaturated Soil Mechanics and Engineeringby Charles W. W. Ng; Bruce Menzies

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 231.00

    Part 1: Physical and flow charcteristics of unsaturated soil 1 Basic physics, phases and stress state variables 2 Measurement and control of suction: methods and applications 3 Flow laws, seepage and state-dependent soil-water characteristics Part 2: Collapse, swelling, strength and stiffness of unsaturated soils 4 Collapse and swelling... more...

  • Reliability-Based Design in Geotechnical Engineeringby Kok-Kwang Phoon

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 199.95

    1. Numerical recipes for reliability analysis ? a primer Kok-Kwang Phoon   2. Spatial variability and geotechnical reliability Gregory B. Baecher and John T Christian   3. Practical reliability approach using spreadsheet Bak-Kong Low   4. Monte Carlo simulation in reliability analysis Yusuke Honjo   5. Practical application of reliability-based... more...

  • Geotechnical Engineering, Second Editionby Renato Lancellotta

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 209.95

    1. Nature and Composition of Soils  2. Principles of Continuum Mechanics  3. Constitutive Models  4. The Porous Medium  5. Mechanical Behaviour of Soils  6. Flow in Porous Media  7. In Situ Investigations  8. The Collapse of Soil Structures  9. Performance and Serviceability of Structures more...

  • Decoding Eurocode 7by Andrew Bond; Andrew Harris

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 154.95

    1. Introducing the Structural Eurocodes  2. Basis of structural design (ENs 1990 and 1991)  3. Basis of geotechnical design (EN 1997-1)  4. Design assisted by testing (EN 1997-2)  5. Ground characterization  6. Verification of strength  7. Verification of stability  8. Verification of serviceability  9. Changes to UK design practice  10. Consequences... more...