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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- IOS Press 2013; US$ 326.00
This publication contains the papers presented at the 15th European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ECSMGE), held in Athens, Greece. Considerable progress has been made in recent decades in understanding the engineering behavior of those hard soils and weak rocks that clearly fall into either the field of soil or of rock... more...
- IOS Press 2011; US$ 979.00
This publication contains the papers presented at the 15th European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, held in Athens, Greece. Considerable progress has been made in recent decades in understanding the engineering behavior of those hard soils and weak rocks that clearly fall into either the field of soil or of rock mechanics,... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 172.95
Simple Experiments 1. Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering 2. Basic Mechanics 3. Material Behaviour 4. Structure of the Earth 5. Classification 6. Pore Pressure, Effective Stress, Drainage 7. Laboratory Testing 8. Compression and Swelling 9. Critical State Strength 10. Peak States 11. Behaviour before Failure 12. Cam Clay 13. Stiffness ... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 106.50
Two new standards are superseding DIN 18800-7; they are of five times the extent and demand a different way of working. This commentary follows the structure of the standards, includes background information, important excerpts from the quoted standards and examples. more...