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Engineering geology. Rock mechanics. Soil mechanics. Underground construction

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 272.00

    Advances in Transportation Geotechnics II deals with the geotechnics of roads, railways and airfields. Providing economic and sustainable transportation infrastructures for societies is highly dependent on progress made in this field. These contributions to the 2nd International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics (Hokkaido, Japan, 10-12 September... more...

  • Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Groundby Giulia Viggiani

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 419.00

    Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground comprises a collection of 118 papers, four reports on symposium themes, and four invited lectures presented at the seventh International Symposium on Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground , held in Rome, Italy, 16-18 May 2011. The symposium was organized... 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$ 217.00

    Knowledge of the behavior of soil mechanics is essential for forecasting the internal displacements and actions of any construction. This book, although theoretical at first glance, also offers a more practical scope, giving readers adequate tools to plan geotechnical projects correctly. 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$ 49.95

    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...

  • Dämmen und Sanieren in Alt- und Neubautenby Ulrich E. Stempel

    Franzis Verlag 2013; US$ 20.37

    Es gibt viele Angebote, die versprechen, einen Teil der immer weiter steigenden Heizkosten einzusparen - aber was davon gibt Sinn und hat Zukunft? Wie lassen sich im konkreten Fall Immobilien energetisch sanieren? Die Experten streiten sich heftig über Dämmarten und Sinn von Dämmungen. Den richtigen Weg finden mit Dämmen und Sanieren in Alt- und Neubauten... more...

  • A Guide to Field Instrumentation in Geotechnicsby Richard Bassett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 154.95

    Geotechnical instrumentation is used for installation, monitoring and assessment on any sizeable project, particularly in urban areas, and is used for recording, controlled remedial work, and safety. This unique and up-to-date book deals with the conceptual philosophy behind the use of instruments, and then systematically covers their practical... more...

  • Geotechnical Engineeringby Jean-Louis Briaud

    Wiley 2013; US$ 165.00

    Written by a leader on the subject, Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering is first introductory geotechnical engineering textbook to cover both saturated and unsaturated soil mechanics. Destined to become the next leading text in the field, this book presents a new approach to teaching the subject, based on fundamentals of unsaturated soils, and... more...

  • Flows and Chemical Reactions in Homogeneous Mixturesby Roger Prud'homme

    Wiley 2013; US$ 125.00

    Flows with chemical reactions can occur in various fields such as combustion, process engineering, aeronautics, the atmospheric environment and aquatics. The examples of application chosen in this book mainly concern homogeneous reactive mixtures that can occur in propellers within the fields of process engineering and combustion: – propagation... more...