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Engineering geology. Rock mechanics. Soil mechanics. Underground construction

  • Soil Mechanics Fundamentals and Applications, Second Editionby Isao Ishibashi; Hemanta Hazarika

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    Introduction Soil Mechanics and Related Fields Biography of Dr. Karl von Terzaghi Uniqueness of Soils Approaches to Soil Mechanics Problems Examples of Soil Mechanics Problems References Physical Properties of Soils Introduction Origin of Soils Soil Particle Shapes Definitions of Terms with Three-Phase Diagram Particle Size and Gradation Summary... more...

  • Geotechnical Engineering Designby Ming Xiao

    Wiley 2015; US$ 65.95

    This accessible, clear, concise and contemporary text in geotechnical engineering design covers the major design topics, making it the one stop shop for students. Packed with self-test problems and projects, and with a detailed online solution manual, it presents the state of the art in engineering practice, including soil nail walls, liquefaction,... 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 onexpansive soils Foundation Engineering for Expansive Soils fills asignificant gap in the current literature by presenting coverage ofthe design and construction of foundations for expansive soils.Written by an expert author team with nearly 70 years of combinedindustry experience, this... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Underground Infrastructure of Urban Areas 3by Cezary Madryas; Andrzej Kolonko; Arkadiusz Szot; Beata Nienartowicz

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 149.00

    Preface Trenchless installation technologies of sea outfalls, intakes and landfalls D. Petrow-Ganew, L. Zur Linde & T. Abel Special cements and concrete durability A. Garbacik, W. Dro?d? & Z. Giergiczny Durability of composites made with fly ash?slag cements with a low content of Portland cement clinker Z. Giergiczny & K. Synowiec Trenchless... more...

  • Earthquake-Soil Interactionby S. Syngellakis

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 220.00

    Comprises a selection of articles on interactions between earthquakes and the soil in which they propagate. The book is concerned with soil composition and geomechanical features, which affect earthquake propagation and intensity; it also addresses detrimental effects of seismic shaking on soil properties and stability. more...

  • Smith's Elements of Soil Mechanicsby Ian Smith

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.95

    Ian Smith had several years’ practical experience of site investigation and geotechnical consultancy before becoming a lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering at Edinburgh Napier University. He is now Head of the School of Engineering and the Built Environment. Widely recognised as an authority on the use of Eurocode 7, he has delivered keynote... more...

  • Soil Improvement and Ground Modification Methodsby Peter G. Nicholson

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 136.00

    Written by an author with more than 25 years of field and academic experience, Soil Improvement and Ground Modification Methods explains ground improvement technologies for converting marginal soil into soil that will support all types of structures. Soil improvement is the alteration of any property of a soil to improve its engineering performance.... more...

  • Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 5by

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 699.00

    One out of eight IAEG XII Congress volumes on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of IAEG Includes contributions of numerous worldwide renowned scientists Gives a thorough overview on urban geology, sustainable planning and landscape exploitation more...