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Engineering geology. Rock mechanics. Soil mechanics. Underground construction

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Geotechnical Modellingby David Muir Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 231.00

    Modelling forms an implicit part of all engineering design but many engineers engage in modelling without consciously considering the nature, validity and consequences of the supporting assumptions. Derived from courses given to postgraduate and final year undergraduate MEng students, this book presents some of the models that form a part of the... more...

  • Geotechnical Centrifuge Technologyby R.N. Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 399.00

    This book provides a thorough review of this powerful and sophisticated technique for modelling soil structure interactions. It has been written by an international team of authors. more...

  • Numerical Analysis and Modelling in Geomechanicsby John W. Bull

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 262.00

    In geomechanics, existing design methods are very much dependent upon sophisticated on-site techniques to assess ground conditions. This book describes numerical analysis, computer simulation and modelling that can be used to answer some highly complex questions associated with geomechanics. The contributors, who are all international experts in the... more...

  • An Introduction to Geotechnical Processesby John Woodward

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 125.95

    The study of the solid part of the earth on which structures are built is an essential part of the training of a civil engineer. Geotechnical processes such as drilling, pumping and injection techniques enhance the viability of many construction processes by improving ground conditions. Highlighting the ground investigation necessary for the process,... more...

  • Bifurcation Analysis in Geomechanicsby J. Sulem; I.G. Vardoulakis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 617.00

    This book examines the experimental and theoretical aspects of bifurcation analysis as applied to geomechanics. Coverage includes basic continuum mechanics for dry and fluid unfiltrated porous media, bifurcation and stability analyses applied to layered geological media and granular materials, and theories for generalized continua as applied to materials... more...

  • Tropical Residual Soils Engineeringby B.B.K. Huat; See Sew Gue; Faisal Haji Ali

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 199.95

    Focused on tropical areas and their unique problems and issues, this work examines all aspects of residual soils engineering, including both theoretical and practical aspects. This book gives the practitioner a thorough understanding of the characteristics of these soil types, their formation and their material properties, while guidelines on application,... more...

  • The Emergence of Unsaturated Soil Mechanics: Fredlund Volumeby A. W. Cliffton; G. W. Wilson; S. L. Barbour

    NRC Research Press 1999; US$ 89.95

    This publication is an assemblage of selected papers that have been authored or co-authored by D.G. Fredlund. The substance of these papers documents the milestones of both the science of unsaturated soil mechanincs and the career of the author during his tenure as a faculty member in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan,... more...

  • The Premixing Methodby Coastal Development Institute Tokyo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.95

    The premixing method involves adding a small amount of cement to the soil used in reclamation. The cement reacts with the water in the soil to produce a stronger, non-liquifying material for construction. The premixing method can therefore reduce construction time, as the counter-measure work is carried out simultaneously with the reclamation... more...