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Engineering geology. Rock mechanics. Soil mechanics. Underground construction

  • Ground Motion and Engineering Seismologyby A.S. Cakmak

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 93.95

    Despite advances in the field of geotechnical earthquake engineering, earthquakes continue to cause loss of life and property in one part of the world or another. The Third International Conference on Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, 22nd to 24th June 1987, provided an opportunity for participants... 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 implications... more...

  • Rock Engineering Riskby John A. Hudson; Xia-Ting Feng

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95

    This book provides a new, necessary and valuable approach to the consideration of risk in underground engineering projects constructed within rock masses. There are Chapters on uncertainty and risk, rock engineering systems, rock fractures and rock stress, the design of a repository for radioactive waste, plus two major case examples relating to the... more...

  • Fracture Mechanics of Rockby Barry Kean Atkinson

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 93.95

    The analysis of crack problems through fracture mechanics has been applied to the study of materials such as glass, metals and ceramics because relatively simple fracture criteria describe the failure of these materials. The increased attention paid to experimental rock fracture mechanics has led to major contributions to the solving of geophysical... more...

  • Soil Mechanics Fundamentals (Imperial Version)by Muni Budhu

    Wiley 2015; US$ 80.00

    This accessible, clear and concise textbook strikes a balance between theory and practical applications for an introductory course in soil mechanics for undergraduates in civil engineering, construction, mining and geological engineering.   Soil Mechanics Fundamentals lays a solid foundation on key principles of soil mechanics for application... 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...

  • Geotechnical Engineering Designby Ming Xiao

    Wiley 2015; US$ 65.95

    An accessible, clear, concise, and contemporary course in geotechnical engineering design. covers the major in geotechnical engineering packed with self-test problems and projects with an on-line detailed solutions manual presents the state-of-the-art field practice covers both Eurocode 7 and ASTM standards (for the US) more...

  • Foundation Engineering for Expansive Soilsby John D. Nelson; Kuo Chieh Chao; Daniel D. Overton; Erik J. Nelson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 130.00

    Your guide to the design and construction of foundations on expansive soils Foundation Engineering for Expansive Soils fills a significant gap in the current literature by presenting coverage of the design and construction of foundations for expansive soils. Written by an expert author team with nearly 70 years of combined industry experience,... more...

  • Geotechnik nach Eurocode Band 2: Grundbauby Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Georg Kempfert; Dr.-Ing. Marc Raithel

    Beuth 2015; US$ 34.35

    Während im ersten Band die Verfahren zur Baugrunderkundung, zur Untersuchung der Bodeneigenschaften sowie die allgemeingültigen theoretischen Grundlagen zur Ermittlung der Spannungs- und Verformungseigenschaften des Bodens vorgestellt werden, geht es in Band 2 mehr um die praxisorientierten Grundlagen des Grundbaus und der Grundbaustatik. Aus dem Inhalt:... more...

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

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 177.95

    Establishes Geotechnical Reliability as Fundamentally Distinct from Structural Reliability Reliability-based design is relatively well established in structural design. Its use is less mature in geotechnical design, but there is a steady progression towards reliability-based design as seen in the inclusion of a new Annex D on "Reliability of... more...