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Engineering geology. Rock mechanics. Soil mechanics. Underground construction

  • After the Destruction of Giant Buddha Statues in Bamiyan (Afghanistan) in 2001by

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book recounts UNESCO?s emergency activities in Bamiyan to recover and rehabilite cliff and niches after the destruction of the two famous Giant Statues in 2001. Include historical and geological details, and documents the elements of the plan in detail. more...

  • Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterialsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 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...

  • H2Karst Research in Limestone Hydrogeologyby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    Chapters in this book are contributions from the 9th Conference on limestone hydrogeology, organized in Besançon in September 2011 selected by the scientific committee of H2Karst.The book presents latest results on in the field of groundwater flow and storage within the different subsystems of karst aquifers; insights into the complex interaction between... more...

  • Geotechnical Predictions and Practice in Dealing with Geohazardsby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    With contributions from dozens of renowned experts, this volume honors the 40-year career of geotechnician Hideki Ohta, covering recent advances in monitoring and predicting geohazards. It features a special section on the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. more...

  • Landslides in Sensitive Claysby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    This volume features the latest scientific research on the geological, geotechnical and geophysical aspects of slope failure in sensitive clays. It focuses on understanding the full spectrum of challenges presented by landslides in such brittle materials. more...

  • Boundary Element Methods for Soil-Structure Interactionby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 259.00

    Provides an authoritative guide to the literature on the subject covered and is expected to be an invaluable tool for practising engineers, students and scholars in the fields of Structural, Geotechnical and Earthquake Engineering more...

  • Advances in Bifurcation and Degradation in Geomaterialsby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    This book presents contributions to the 9th International Workshop on Bifurcation and Degradation in Geomaterials held in Porquerolles, France,  May 23-26, 2011. This series of conferences, started in the early 1980s, is dedicated to the research on degradation and instability phenomena in geomaterials. The volume gathers a series of manuscripts... more...

  • Soil Engineeringby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 299.00

    The agricultural world has changed significantly during the last years. The excessive use of heavy machinery, waste disposal, the use of agrochemicals and new soil cultivation means led to severe problems, which agricultural engineers have to cope with in order to prevent soil from permanent irreversible damage.This Soil Biology volume will update... more...

  • Spatial Contact Problems in Geotechnicsby Sergey Aleynikov

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 279.00

    This book offers a systematic approach to the numerical solution for a wide range of spatial contact problems of geotechnics. Special attention is given to the formulation and analysis of the spatial contact models for elastic bases. more...

  • Advances in Computed Tomography for Geomaterialsby Khalid A. Alshibli; Allen H. Reed

    Wiley 2012; US$ 243.00

    This title discusses a broad range of issues related to the use of computed tomography in geomaterials and geomechanics. The contributions cover a wide range of topics, including deformation and strain localization in soils, rocks and sediments; fracture and damage assessment in rocks, asphalt and concrete; transport in porous media; oil and gas exploration... more...