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Soil & rock mechanics books

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Effective Stress and Equilibrium Equation for Soil Mechanics by Longtan Shao, Xiaoxia Guo, Shiying Liu, Guofeng Zheng Effective Stress and Equilibrium Equation for Soil Mechanics
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The concept of effective stress and effective stress equation are fundamental for establishing the theory of soil mechanics and poromechanics. However, up till now, the physical meaning of effective stress has not been explained clearly, and the theoretical basis of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Soil Testing, Soil Stability and Ground Improvement Proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Egypt 2017 on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures by Wissem Frikha Soil Testing, Soil Stability and Ground Improvement Proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Egypt 2017 on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures

Earthwork projects are critical components in civil construction and often require detailed management techniques and unique solution methods to address failures. Being earth bound, earthwork is influenced by geomaterial properties at the onset of a project. Hence, an understanding of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems Proceedings of the Workshop on Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems (SPSFSS 2016), November 21-22, 2016, Auckland, New Zeal by Nawawi Chouw Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems Proceedings of the Workshop on Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems (SPSFSS 2016), November 21-22, 2016, Auckland, New Zeal

This work holds the proceedings of the Workshop on Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems, held on November 21-11, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. The main goal of the workshop was to develop greater collaboration and intensive dialogue by holding two...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Rockburst Mechanisms, Monitoring, Warning, and Mitigation by Xia-Ting (Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) Feng Rockburst Mechanisms, Monitoring, Warning, and Mitigation
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Rockburst: Mechanisms, Monitoring, Warning and Mitigation invites the most relevant researchers and practitioners worldwide to discuss the rock mechanics phenomenon related to increased stress and energy levels in intact rock introduced by drilling, explosion, blasting and other activities. When critical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

An Introduction to Soil Mechanics by Arnold Verruijt An Introduction to Soil Mechanics

This textbook offers a superb introduction to theoretical and practical soil mechanics. Special attention is given to the risks of failure in civil engineering, and themes covered include stresses in soils, groundwater flow, consolidation, testing of soils, and stability of...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 09/08/2017

Rock Slope Engineering Civil Applications by Duncan C. Wyllie Rock Slope Engineering Civil Applications

Rock Slope Engineering covers the investigation, design, excavation and remediation of man-made rock cuts and natural slopes, primarily for civil engineering applications. It presents design information on structural geology, shear strength of rock and ground water, including weathered rock. Slope...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2017

Rock Slope Engineering Civil Applications by Duncan C. Wyllie Rock Slope Engineering Civil Applications

Rock Slope Engineering covers the investigation, design, excavation and remediation of man-made rock cuts and natural slopes, primarily for civil engineering applications. It presents design information on structural geology, shear strength of rock and ground water, including weathered rock. Slope...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

Back Analysis in Rock Engineering by Shunsuke (Emeritus Professor, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan) Sakurai Back Analysis in Rock Engineering
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This book provides practicing engineers working in the field of design, construction and monitoring of rock structures such as tunnels and slopes with technical information on how to design, how to excavate and how to monitor the structures during their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

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Geology for Ground Engineering Projects by Chris J. N. Fletcher Geology for Ground Engineering Projects

Bridges the Gap between Geology and Ground Engineering High-quality geological models are crucial for ground engineering projects, but many engineers are not always at ease with the geological terminology and analysis presented in these models, nor with their implications and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Calibration and Validation of Granular Continuum Models from Particle Data Bridging the Micro-Macro Gap by Stefan (Multi Scale Mechanics, CTW and MESA+, University of Twente, The Netherlands) Luding, Anthony (Mathematics of  Thornton Calibration and Validation of Granular Continuum Models from Particle Data Bridging the Micro-Macro Gap
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To calibrate and/or validate granular continuum models from experimental or numerical data, micro-macro transition methods are required to obtain continuum fields (such as density, momentum, stress) from particle data (positions, velocities, forces). This is especially challenging for non-uniform and dynamic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Soil Dynamics and Foundation Modeling Offshore and Earthquake Engineering by Junbo Jia Soil Dynamics and Foundation Modeling Offshore and Earthquake Engineering

This book presents a comprehensive topical overview on soil dynamics and foundation modeling in offshore and earthquake engineering. The spectrum of topics include, but is not limited to, soil behavior, soil dynamics, earthquake site response analysis, soil liquefactions, as well...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Advances in Reinforced Soil Structures Proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Egypt 2017 on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures by Sanjay Kumar Shukla Advances in Reinforced Soil Structures Proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Egypt 2017 on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures

Soil reinforcement is a very useful technique to construct several cost-effective soil structures in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner. The most commonly used reinforcement materials are galvanised steel strips, geosynthetics in the form of woven geotextiles, geogrids and geocomposites,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/07/2017

Discontinuous Deformation Analysis in Rock Mechanics Practice by Yossef H. (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel) Hatzor, Guowei (School of Civil and Resource Engineering Ma Discontinuous Deformation Analysis in Rock Mechanics Practice
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The numerical, discrete element, Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA) method was developed by Dr. Gen-hua Shi while he was working at the University of California, Berkeley, under the supervision of Prof. Richard E. Goodman in the late 1980s. Two-dimensional DDA was...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2017

Irregular Shape Anchor in Cohesionless Soils by Hamed (Lecturer, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia) Niroumand Irregular Shape Anchor in Cohesionless Soils
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Irregular Shape Anchors in Cohesionless Soils presents a new type of soil anchor that can significantly lower cost and preparation time for application in low cohesion soils. The experimental data provided helps readers design and implement the new devices for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2017

Engineering in Jointed and Faulted Rock by Nick (Nick Barton & Associates, Hovik, Norway) Barton, Stavros (Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University o Bandis Engineering in Jointed and Faulted Rock
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Engineering in Jointed and Faulted Rock aims to provide the background knowledge, necessary tools, and guidelines for rationalized and consistent engineering approaches to design and construction in and on jointed and faulted rock. Three avenues will be exploited to that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Rock Mechanics and Engineering by Xia-Ting Feng Rock Mechanics and Engineering

The five-volume set Comprehensive Rock Engineering , which was published in 1993, has had an important influence on the development of rock mechanics and rock engineering. Significant and extensive advances and achievements in these fields over the last 20 years...
Format: Kit - Released: 12/06/2017

Rock Dynamics by Omer Aydan Rock Dynamics

Rock dynamics has become one of the most important topics in the field of rock mechanics and rock engineering. The spectrum of rock dynamics is very wide and it includes the failure of rocks, rock masses and rock engineering structures...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/05/2017

Japan's Beach Erosion: Reality And Future Measures by Takaaki (Public Works Res Ctr, Japan) Uda Japan's Beach Erosion: Reality And Future Measures
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Beaches in Japan have been eroding since the 1970s because of artificial land alterations and unsustainable coastal development. Almost all causes of the beach erosion in Japan are due to anthropogenic factors - as a result of human activity. This...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/05/2017

Rock Mechanics and Engineering Excavation, Support and Monitoring by Xia-Ting Feng Rock Mechanics and Engineering Excavation, Support and Monitoring

Excavation, Support and Monitoring is the fourth volume of the five-volume set Rock Mechanics and Engineering and contains twenty-three chapters from key experts in the following fields - Excavation Methods; - Support Technology; - Monitoring Technology; - Integrated Engineering Monitoring...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

Porous Rock Fracture Mechanics with Application to Hydraulic Fracturing, Drilling and Structural Engineering by Amir (DuPont, Wilmington, DE, USA) Shojaei Porous Rock Fracture Mechanics with Application to Hydraulic Fracturing, Drilling and Structural Engineering
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Porous Rock Failure Mechanics: Hydraulic Fracturing, Drilling and Structural Engineering focuses on the fracture mechanics of porous rocks and modern simulation techniques for progressive quasi-static and dynamic fractures. The topics covered in this volume include a wide range of academic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/05/2017

Rock Fall Engineering by Duncan C. (Wyllie & Norrish Rock Engineers Ltd., Vancouver, Canada) Wyllie Rock Fall Engineering
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Rock falls can be a public safety issue. This book provides comprehensive information on identification of these hazards, and design and construction of protection methods. Rock Fall Engineering describes first, the theoretical background to rock fall behavior in terms of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/04/2017

Dynamical Systems-Based Soil Mechanics by Paul Joseph Dynamical Systems-Based Soil Mechanics

This book is a short yet rigorous course on a new paradigm in soil mechanics, one that holds that soil deformation occurs as a simple friction-based Poisson process in which soil particles move to their final position at random shear...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/04/2017

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