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Engineering geology. Rock mechanics. Soil mechanics. Underground construction

  • Active Control of Vibrationby Christopher C. Fuller; Sharon Elliott; P. A. Nelson

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 128.00

    This book is a companion text to Active Control of Sound by P.A. Nelson and S.J. Elliott, also published by Academic Press. It summarizes the principles underlying active vibration control and its practical applications by combining material from vibrations, mechanics, signal processing, acoustics, and control theory. The emphasis of the book is... more...

  • Advanced Geotechnical Analysesby P.K. Banerjee; R. Butterfield

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 486.00

    The chapters in this book show that a careful blend of engineering judgement and advanced principles of engineering mechanics may be used to resolve many complex geotechnical engineering problems. It is hoped that these may inspire the geotechnical engineering practice to make more extensive use of them in future. more...

  • Advanced Geotechnical Engineeringby Chandrakant S. Desai; Musharraf Zaman

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 132.95

    Introduction Importance of Interaction Importance of Material Behavior Ranges of Applicability of Models Computer Methods Fluid Flow Scope and Contents References Beam-Columns, Piles, and Walls: One-Dimensional Simulation Introduction Beams with Spring Soil Model Laterally Loaded (One-Dimensional) Pile Numerical Solutions Finite Element Method:... more...

  • Advanced Mathematical and Computational Geomechanicsby Dimitrios Kolymbas

    Springer 2013; US$ 229.00

    Geomechanics is the mechanics of geomaterials, i.e. soils and rocks, and deals with fascinating problems such as settlements, stability of excavations, tunnels and offshore platforms, landslides, earthquakes and liquefaction. This edited book presents recent mathematical and computational tools and models to describe and simulate such problems in geomechanics... more...

  • Advanced Unsaturated Soil Mechanics and Engineeringby Charles W. W. Ng; Bruce Menzies

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 231.00

    Part 1: Physical and flow charcteristics of unsaturated soil 1 Basic physics, phases and stress state variables 2 Measurement and control of suction: methods and applications 3 Flow laws, seepage and state-dependent soil-water characteristics Part 2: Collapse, swelling, strength and stiffness of unsaturated soils 4 Collapse and swelling... more...

  • Advances in Agronomyby Donald L Sparks

    Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95

    Under new editorial direction, Advances in Agronomy both continues its long tradition and expands to include innovative methods and technologies. Leading international scientists cover topics in plant and soil sciences, biotechnology, terrestrial ecosystems, and environmental concerns. This volume presents three articles devoted to plant productivity... more...

  • Advances in Agronomyby Donald L Sparks

    Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 72.95

    Under new editorial direction, Advances in Agronomy both continues its long tradition and expands to include innovative methods and technologies. Leading international scientists cover topics in plant and soil sciences, biotechnology, terrestrial ecosystems, and environmental concerns. The second volume under new editorial direction, Advances in... more...

  • Advances in Bifurcation and Degradation in Geomaterialsby Stéphane Bonelli; Cristian Dascalu; François Nicot

    Springer 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 by... more...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 243.00

    Foreword, K. A. ALSHIBLI, A. H. REED xv Keynote Paper: Sand Deformation at the Grain Scale Quantified Through X-ray Imaging 1 G. VIGGIANI, P. BÉSUELLE, S. A. HALL, J. DESRUES Quantitative Description of Grain Contacts in a Locked Sand 17 J. FONSECA, C. O’SULLIVAN, M. R. COOP 3D Characterization of Particle Interaction Using... more...

  • Advances in Deep Foundationsby Yoshiaki Kikuchi; Jun Otani; Makoto Kimura; Yoshiyuki Morikawa

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 231.00

    Civil Engineering has recently seen enormous progress in the core field of the construction of deep foundations. This book is the result of the International Workshop on Recent Advances in Deep Foundations (IWDPF07), which was held in Yokosuka, Japan from the 1 st to the 2 nd of February, 2007. Topics under discussion in this book include recent... more...