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Soil & rock mechanics books

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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

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

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: 15/09/2017

Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems Selected Papers from the International Workshop on Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems, Auckland, New Zealand, 21-22 Novem by Nawawi Chouw Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems Selected Papers from the International Workshop on Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems, Auckland, New Zealand, 21-22 Novem

Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems presents invited papers presented at the international workshop (University of Auckland, New Zealand, 21-22 November 2016). This international workshop brought together outstanding work in earthquake engineering that embraces a holistic consideration of soilfoundation-structure systems. For...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

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: 22/08/2017

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

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Soils and Geotechnology in Construction by Alan J. Lutenegger Soils and Geotechnology in Construction

This book covers the field of applied geotechnology related to all aspects of construction in ground, including compacted fill, excavations, ground improvement, foundations, earth retaining systems and geotechnical site characterization. It suits the first year of a graduate course on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2018

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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

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: 12/07/2017

Advances in Characterization and Analysis of Expansive Soils and Rocks Proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Egypt 2017 on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures by Laureano R. Hoyos Advances in Characterization and Analysis of Expansive Soils and Rocks Proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Egypt 2017 on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures

This volume includes a collection of technical papers covering two important research topics in geotechnical engineering: (1) the behavior and treatment of expansive soils, and (2) the characterization of rock properties. The twelve studies on expansive soils include investigations into...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/07/2017

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

Practical Rock Mechanics by Steve Hencher Practical Rock Mechanics

An Ideal Source for Geologists and Others with Little Background in Engineering or Mechanics Practical Rock Mechanics provides an introduction for graduate students as well as a reference guide for practicing engineering geologists and geotechnical engineers. The book considers fundamental...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

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

Ground Improvement Techniques by Bikash Chandra Chattopadhyay, Joyanta Maity Ground Improvement Techniques
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Focuses on the fundamental principles and practical methods of ground improvement. The design and constructional procedure of different ground improvement methods are comprehensively covered. The subject-matter is organised in a logical manner to describe first the working methods and then...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

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