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Engineering geology. Rock mechanics. Soil mechanics. Underground construction

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  • Soil Mechanics Fundamentals and Applications, Second Editionby Isao Ishibashi; Hemanta Hazarika

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    How Does Soil Behave and Why Does It Behave That Way? Soil Mechanics Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition effectively explores the nature of soil, explains the principles of soil mechanics, and examines soil as an engineering material. This latest edition includes all the fundamental concepts of soil mechanics, as well as an introduction... more...

  • Transit Development in Rock Mechanicsby Meifeng Cai; Yang Gengshe; Jin'an Wang

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 299.00

    Transit Development in Rock Mechanics? Recognition, Thinking and Innovation contains 150 papers presented at the 3 rd ISRM International Young Scholars? Symposium on Rock Mechanics (8-10 November 2014, Xi?an, China). The volume focusses on the transitional development in rock mechanics research from surface to underground mining and from shallow... more...

  • Information Technology in Geo-Engineeringby D.G. Toll; H. Zhu; A. Osman

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 157.00

    Information technology continues to evolve and remains central to all aspects of geo-engineering. Key issues are the effective use and re-use of data, particularly within Building Information Modelling (BIM) frameworks; the use of smart monitoring; artificial intelligence and data processing techniques. All these contribute to improvements in design... more...

  • Proceedings of the International Symposium on Engineering in Complex Rock Formationsby Li Chengxiang; Yang Ling

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Proceedings of the International Symposium on Engineering in Complex Rock Formations more...

  • Statics of Granular Mediaby V. V. Sokolovskii; A. W. T. Daniel

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Statics of Granular Media focuses on the theory of limiting equilibrium of a granular medium. The book first discusses the limiting of equilibrium of a granular medium, including limiting conditions, limiting equilibrium of foundations, and limiting plane equilibrium of a granular medium. The text also focuses on the stability of foundations and slopes.... more...

  • Engineering Geology and Geotechnicsby F. G. Bell

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Engineering Geology and Geotechnics discusses engineering survey methods. The book is comprised of 12 chapters that cover several concerns in engineering, such as building foundations, slopes, and construction materials. Chapter 1 covers site investigation, while Chapter 2 tackles geophysical exploration. Chapter 3 deals with slope and open excavation,... more...

  • Engineering Properties of Soils and Rocksby F. G. Bell

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Engineering Properties of Soils and Rocks, Second Edition provides a survey of the engineering properties of the major types of soil and rock. The book is comprised of nine chapters that tackle the various aspects of soils and rocks. Chapter 1 covers the origin of soil and the basis of soil classifications. Chapters 2 to 5 discuss the different types... more...

  • Pressuremeter Testingby R. J. Mair; D. M. Wood

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Pressuremeter Testing: Methods and Interpretation the history, applications, and development of pressumeter devices and related test procedures. The book covers topics such as the general principles of pressuremeter testing; types of pressuremeters and their installation and calibration; and the estimation of soil from pressuremeter tests in clays,... more...

  • Cone Penetration Testingby A. C. Meigh

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Cone Penetration Testing: Methods and Interpretation discusses the history, applications, and development of the cone penetration test procedures and related test procedures. The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 deals with the cone penetration test proper - its general and historical outline, equipment and their accuracy and calibration, the... more...

  • Interfacial Phenomena in Composite Materials '91by Ignaas Verpoest; Frank Jones

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Interfacial Phenomena in Composite Materials '91 is a collection of papers dealing with the science of composite interfaces, with emphasis on theoretical modeling, test methods, and characterization methods of polymer matrix, metal, or ceramic matrix composites. One paper reviews the micromechanical test methods used in evaluating mechanical properties... more...