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Engineering geology. Rock mechanics. Soil mechanics. Underground construction

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  • Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterialsby C.-K. Chung; H.-K. Kim; J.-S. Lee

    IOS Press 2012; US$ 319.00

    This book is the international edition of the proceedings of IS-Seoul 2011, the Fifth International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials, held in Seoul, South Korea, in September 2011.The book includes 7 invited lectures, as well as 158 technical papers selected from the 182 submitted. The symposium explored ideas about the complex... more...

  • Fatigue Assessment Methodsby Dieter Radaj; Michael Vormwald

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    In five chapters, this volume presents recent developments in fatigue assessment. In the first chapter, a generalized Neuber concept of fictitious notch rounding is presented where the microstructural support factors depend on the notch opening angle besides the loading mode. The second chapter specifies the notch stress factor including the strain... more...

  • Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applicationsby Claudio Mancuso; Cristina Jommi; Francesca D?Onza

    Springer 2012; US$ 259.00

    These volumes contain the contributions to the Second European Conference on Unsaturated Soils, E-UNSAT 2012, held in Napoli, Italy, in June 2012. The event is the second of a series of European conferences, and follows the first successful one, organised in Durham, UK, in 2008. The conference series is supported by Technical Committee 106 of the International... more...

  • Advances in Transportation Geotechnics 2by Seiichi Miura; Tatsuya Ishikawa; Nobuyuki Yoshida; Yoshio Hisari; Nagato Abe

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 286.00

    Preface Welcome address Organizing and advisory committees Reviewers 1 Invited lectures 1.1 Special lecture Trends and challenges in earthworks for transportation infrastructures A.G. Correia & J.-P. Magnan Mechanical behavior and earthquake-induced failures of volcanic soils in Japan S. Miura 1.2 Keynote lecture Bituminous... more...

  • Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterialsby Qiang Yang; Jian-Min Zhang; Hong Zheng; Yangping Yao

    Springer 2012; US$ 399.00

    The Second International Symposium on Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials: Advances and New Applications (IS-Model 2012), is to be held in Beijing, China, during October 15-16, 2012. The symposium is organized by Tsinghua University, the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), the Committee of Numerical... more...

  • Soil Mechanicsby Roberto Nova

    Wiley 2012; US$ 224.00

    "The book is useful and pleasant reading, addressed to all, students of civil engineering, geotechnical engineering and geology, and practicing civil and geotechnical engineers. It's price makes the book suitable for the university, research institutes and public libraries, and of course it can be a really valuable part of any private library." (Pure... more...

  • Principles of Testing Soils, Rocks and Concreteby T.S. Nagaraj

    Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95

    Soils, rocks and concrete are the principal materials a civil engineer encounters in practice. This book deals with the material analogies, their implications in property characterization, giving attention to similar as well as dissimilar methods in respect of each of these three materials. It provides an integrated, systematic approach for realistic... more...

  • Introduction to Soil Mechanicsby Bodó; ; la; Colin Jones

    Wiley 2013; US$ 51.95

    Introduction to Soil Mechanics, Béla Bodó & Colin Jones Introduction to Soil Mechanics covers the basic principles of soil mechanics, illustrating why the properties of soil are important, the techniques used to understand and characterise soil behaviour and how that knowledge is then applied in construction.   The... more...

  • Prediction and Simulation Methods for Geohazard Mitigationby Fusao Oka; Akira Murakami; Sayuri Kimoto

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 385.00

    Mechanisms of geohazards The LIQSEDFLOW: Role of two-phase physics in subaqueous sediment gravity flows S. Sassa & H. Sekiguchi Effort of submergence to decrement of shear strength for relatively a desiccated compacted soil T. Nishimura Mechanical behavior of anisotropic sand ground bearing coastal structure and its evaluation S. Takimoto,... more...

  • Centrifuge Modelling for Civil Engineersby Gopal Madabhushi

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 59.95

    "This book will be very useful for research students. In most of the other books, very few topics are covered related to centrifuge modelling. However, in this book, a lot of important topics such as basic principles, limitation of centrifuge modelling, sample preparation, in-flight sample property determination, data acquisition, and applications... more...