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Engineering geology. Rock mechanics. Soil mechanics. Underground construction

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

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 189.95

    Reliability-based design is the only engineering methodology currently available which can ensure self-consistency in both physical and probabilistic terms.  It is also uniquely compatible with the theoretical basis underlying other disciplines such as structural design. It is especially relevant as geotechnical design becomes subject to increasing... more...

  • Geotechnical Engineering, Second Editionby Renato Lancellotta

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 199.95

    Established as a standard textbook for students of geotechnical engineering, this second edition of Geotechnical Engineering provides a solid grounding in the mechanics of soils and soil-structure interaction. Renato Lancellotta gives a clear presentation of the fundamental principles of soil mechanics and demonstrates how these principles... more...

  • Decoding Eurocode 7by Andrew Bond; Andrew Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 146.95

    Decoding Eurocode 7 provides a detailed examination of Eurocode 7 Parts 1 and 2 and an overview of the associated European and International standards. The detail of the code is set out in summary tables and diagrams, with extensive. Fully annotated worked examples demonstrate how to apply it to real designs. Flow diagrams explain how reliability... more...

  • Strength Analysis in Geomechanicsby Serguey A. Elsoufiev

    Springer 2006; US$ 149.00

    Presents a different approach for the solution of geomechanical problems, taking into account deformation and fractures of soils in explicitly. The method in this book reveals the influence of the form of a structure on its ultimate state. It also considers the rheological law which accounts for large strains, and a non-linear unsteady creep. more...

  • Geotechnics of Soft Soils: Focus on Ground Improvementby Minna Karstunen; Martino Leoni

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 231.00

    Natural soft soils are very complex materials. As construction activities increasingly take place in poor ground conditions, ground improvement is often required. However, design practices for ground improvement were for long at best crude and conservative, and at worst unsafe. Although new construction and field observation techniques have been developed... more...

  • Bodenmechanik und Grundbauby Hans-Jürgen Lang; Jachen Huder; Peter Amann; Alexander M. Puzrin

    Springer 2007; US$ 59.95

    Lehrbuch und Nachschlagewerk: kompakt und übersichtlich. Anhand der Beispiele mit Lösungen lassen sich Berechnungen praxisnah nachvollziehen. Dieses Buch beschreibt das Verhalten von Böden und Fels sowie grundbauliche Konzepte. Es ist "normenfrei" und kann daher in allen Ländern genutzt werden. Geeignet für Theorie und Praxis. In den Prüfungen an der... more...

  • Bodemdaling langs de Nederlandse kustby F.B.J. Barends; D. Dillingh; R. Hanssen

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 83.00

    Bodemdaling langs de Nederlandse kust geeft laatste stand van zaken weer wat betreft de lokale bovenmatige bodembeweging. De bijdragen van de auteurs in het kader van de quick scan in 2005 zijn over het algemeen beknopter dan die van latere analyses die in dit boek zijn gepubliceerd. Dit werk eindigt met conclusies en aanbevelingen, zoals die tijdens... more...

  • Rock Slope Stabilityby Charles A. Kliche

    SME 1999; US$ 89.00

    Whether you?re involved in surface mine design, surface mine production, construction, education, or regulation, this is an important book for your library. It describes the basic rock slope failure modes and methods of analysis??both kinematic and kinetic techniques. Chapters include geotechnical and geomechanical analysis techniques, hydrology, rock... more...

  • Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Groundby Charles W.W. Ng; H.W. Huang; G.B. Liu

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 283.00

    This volume comprises a collection of four special lectures, six general reports and 112 papers presented at the Sixth International Symposium of Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground (IS-Shanghai) held between 10 and 12 April 2008 in Shanghai, China. The Symposium was organised by Tongji University and the following... more...

  • Geotechnikby ; Gerd ller

    Wiley 2008; US$ 49.95

    Das Buch vermittelt alle wichtigen Aspekte über den Aufbau und die Eigenschaften des Bodens, die bei der Planung und Berechnung sowie bei der Begutachtung von Schäden des Systems Bauwerk-Baugrund zu berücksichtigen sind. Schwerpunkte sind die Baugrunderkundung, die Ermittlung von Bodenkennwerten im Labor, sowie die Behandlung von Setzungs-... more...