Engineering Geology of the Sydney Region: Published on behalf of the Australian Geomechanics Society, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Engineering Geology of the Sydney Region

Published on behalf of the Australian Geomechanics Society, 1st Edition

Edited by P.J.N. Pells

CRC Press

407 pages

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Description

This book brings together in one place as much factual data as possible relating to the engineering geology of the Sydney Region, A huge amount of information resides in the files of various consulting and government organizations from the innumerable site investigations and construction projects in Sydney. This information brought together provides a data source that is the first point of reference for future investigations and construction projects.

With the above object in mind subject headings were established based on the stratigraphic sequence of the Sydney Basin. Invitations were extended to potential authors with expertise and experience in these subjects and after some two years, the papers in this volume were produced.

Engineering Geology of the Sydney Region is produced by a committee. As such it has the advantage of canvassing a broad range of opinion and experience. A data source has been produced for geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists working in or having a particular interest in the Sydney Region.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI031000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geology
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General