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  • Microcracking in Rock as Acoustic Emission

    By Tsuyoshi Ishida, Joseph Labuz

    Rock stress and rock damaging are some of the main obstacles encountered when designing and constructing engineering projects with rock. This book will provide a basis to interpret acoustic emission (AE) as damage processes in stressed rock, with applications to stress measurements, size effects,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    CRC Press
    Geomechanics Research

  • Numerical Simulation in Hydraulic Fracturing: Multiphysics Theory and Applications

    Edited by Xinpu Shen, William Standifird

    Hydraulic fracturing is not only a key technology in the development of unconventional oil and gas resources such as shale gas etc, but also a key technology and essential contents in the design of drilling cuttings disposal by the way of reinjection. Multiphysics modeling provides an effective and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    CRC Press
    Multiphysics Modeling

  • Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section, Second Edition

    A Colour Atlas

    By W.S. MacKenzie, A E Adams, Kate H. Brodie

    The Second Edition of this concise, clear, and handy-sized volume, highly respected and successful authors explain to the reader, with the help of 180 superb color photomicrographs, how to observe, describe and identify thin section samples of rocks and minerals using the polarising microscope…

    Paperback – 2017-01-30 
    CRC Press

  • Spectral Methods in Geodesy and Geophysics

    By Christopher Jekeli

    This book provides a rigorous treatment of spectral analysis using Fourier-based techniques in the geosciences, specifically geodesy and geophysics that deal with global and regional spatial data. It emphasizes spatial -frequency analysis for data on the plane and sphere. It includes applications…

    Hardback – 2017-01-07 
    CRC Press

  • Piling Engineering: A Handbook for the Tropics

    By Steven Buttling

    This reference on all aspects of piling is focused on the practical work involved. It is uniquely focused on the conditions in Asia. Some of these relate to soil conditions, such as rocks deeply affected by tropical weathering, others to working conditions, such as climate, safety standards,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    CRC Press

  • Petrology of Polygenic Mafic-Ultramafic Massifs of the East Sakhalin Ophiolite Association

    By Felix P. Lesnov

    The well-known concept of plate tectonics long dominated notions of stratified structure of ophiolite associations and overlap gabbroides on ultramafites. This book presents data that does not agree with these views and suggests an earlier introduction of protrusions of ultramafic upper…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • California's Amazing Geology

    By Donald R. Prothero

    California has some of the most distinctive and unique geology in the United States. It is the only state with all three types of plate boundaries, an extraordinary history of earthquakes and volcanoes, and it has many rocks and minerals found nowhere else. The Golden State includes both the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Engineering V

    Edited by Malgorzata Pawlowska, Lucjan Pawlowski

    The central goals of the book Environmental Engineering V are to summarize research carried out in Poland, and to improve technology transfer and scientific dialogue in this time of economic transformation from a planned to a free market economy, thereby leading to a better comprehension of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23 
    CRC Press

  • Dipmeter Surveys in Petroleum Exploration

    By Madhusadan Patil

    Oil exploration requires proper understanding of the geological set-up of any area to make the process economical and effective. This involves geological, geophysical, geochemical surveys including studying the lateral variations in litho-stratigraphic units in the adjoining areas surrounding…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • The Pneumatic Flow Mixing Method

    Edited by Masaki Kitazume

    The pneumatic flow mixing method was developed to stabilize dredged soil and surplus soil for promoting their beneficial use in 1999. The pneumatic flow mixing method is a new type of the ex-situ cement stabilization techniques, in which dredged soil and surplus soil is mixed with a relatively…

    Hardback – 2016-10-27
    CRC Press
    21st Century Business Management

  • Colour Atlas of Glacial Phenomena

    By Michael J. Hambrey, Jürg C. Alean

    Considering that glaciers and ice sheets cover about 10% of the Earth’s land surface in a world where human civilization is increasingly impacted by the effects of changing glacial activity, Colour Atlas of Glacial Phenomena presents itself as an indispensable guide for students, professionals, and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Metal Removal and Recovery from Mining Wastewater and E-waste Leachate

    By Suthee Janyasuthiwong

    Metal contamination in the environment is a persisting global issue. The metal reservoirs in the earth have declined due to society’s needs and due to uncontrolled mining activities. Therefore, the idea to recover metals from waste streams has emerged. In this thesis, cost competitive technologies…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

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