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Engineering geology. Rock mechanics. Soil mechanics. Underground construction

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  • Risk and Reliability in Geotechnical Engineeringby Kok-Kwang Phoon; Jianye Ching

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 169.95

    Part I Properties Constructing multivariate distributions for soil parameters ; Jianye Ching and Kok-Kwang Phoon Introduction Normal random variable Bivariate normal vector Multivariate normal vector Non-normal random variable Multivariate non-normal random vector Real example Future challenges List of symbols References... more...

  • Soil Strength and Slope Stabilityby J. Michael Duncan; Stephen G. Wright; Thomas L. Brandon

    Wiley 2014; US$ 150.00

    The definitive guide to the critical issue of slope stability and safety Soil Strength and Slope Stability, Second Edition presents the latest thinking and techniques in the assessment of natural and man-made slopes, and the factors that cause them to survive or crumble. Using clear, concise language and practical examples, the book explains the... more...

  • Scour and Erosionby Liang Cheng; Scott Draper; Hongwei An

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 309.95

    Preface Committees List of reviewers Keynote lectures An overview of piping models G.J.C.M. Hoffmans Marine scour: Lessons from Nature?s laboratory J.M. Harris & R.J.S. Whitehouse Scour and erosion phenomena occurring in waterways ? recent advances C. Chevalier, C. Pham Van Bang, E. Durand, I. Charles & G. Herrier Scour at various... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • International Society for Rock Mechanicsby Yong Zhou

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    International Society for Rock Mechanics compiles the list of members of the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) from several nations and dependencies (countries) around the globe. The ISRM is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study and scientific investigation of Rock Mechanics, including related fields such as geology, geophysics,... 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...

  • Geotechnologyby A. Roberts

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Geotechnology: An Introductory Text for Students and Engineers focuses on the principles, methodologies, approaches, and applications of geotechnology. The publication first elaborates on engineering in earth materials and behavior of earth materials under static load. Discussions focus on rheological properties of earth materials, elastic materials,... more...

  • Soil Mechanics Fundamentals (Metric Version)by Muni Budhu

    Wiley 2015; US$ 70.00

    An accessible, clear, concise, and contemporary course in geotechnical engineering, this key text:   strikes a balance between theory and practical applications for an introductory course in soil mechanics keeps mechanics to a minimum for the students to appreciate the background, assumptions and limitations of the theories discusses... more...