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  • Back Analysis in Rock Engineering

    By Shunsuke Sakurai

    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 construction. Based on the long-term…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • Sustainable Slope Stabilisation using Recycled Plastic Pins

    By Sahadat Hossain, Sadik Khan, Golam Kibria

    Landslides and slope failure are common in the US and rest of the world. The landslides cause significant damage to infrastructure and millions of dollars are required each year to fix the slope. A sustainable and costeffective option to stabilise the slope can have significant benefits, as it will…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06 
    CRC Press

  • Rock Dynamics

    By Omer Aydan

    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 such as rockbursting, spalling, popping, collapse, toppling,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • Rock Mechanics and Engineering Volume 5

    Surface and Underground Projects

    Edited by Xia-Ting Feng

    Surface and Underground Projects is the last volume of the five-volume set Rock Mechanics and Engineering and contains twenty-one chapters from key experts in the following fields: - Slopes;- Tunnels and Caverns;- Mining;- Petroleum Engineering;- Thermo-/Hydro-Mechanics in Gas Storage, Loading…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19
    CRC Press
    Rock Mechanics and Engineering

  • Rock Mechanics and Engineering, 5 volume set

    Edited by Xia-Ting Feng

    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 now justify the publishing of a…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19
    CRC Press
    Rock Mechanics and Engineering

  • Rock Mechanics and Engineering Volume 4

    Excavation, Support and Monitoring

    Edited by Xia-Ting Feng

    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 and Analysis…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18
    CRC Press
    Rock Mechanics and Engineering

  • Dynamical Systems-Based Soil Mechanics

    By Paul Joseph

    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 strains. It originates from work by Casagrande’s soil mechanics…

    Paperback – 2017-04-24
    CRC Press

  • Civil, Architecture and Environmental Engineering

    Proceedings of the International Conference ICCAE, Taipei, Taiwan, November 4-6, 2016

    Edited by Jimmy C.M. Kao, Wen-Pei Sung

    This two-volume work contains the papers presented at the 2016 International Conference on Civil, Architecture and Environmental Engineering (ICCAE 2016) that was held on 4-6 November 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan. The meeting was organized by China University of Technology and Taiwan Society of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20
    CRC Press

  • Particulate Discrete Element Modelling

    A Geomechanics Perspective

    By Catherine O'Sullivan

    Particulate discrete element analysis is becoming increasingly popular for research in geomechanics as well as geology, chemical engineering, powder technology, petroleum engineering and in studying the physics of granular materials. With increased computing power, practising engineers are also…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press
    Applied Geotechnics

  • Surface Wave Methods for Near-Surface Site Characterization

    By Sebastiano Foti, Carlo G. Lai, Glenn J. Rix, Claudio Strobbia

    Develop a Greater Understanding of How and Why Surface Wave Testing Works Using examples and case studies directly drawn from the authors’ experience, Surface Wave Methods for Near-Surface Site Characterization addresses both the experimental and theoretical aspects of surface wave propagation in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials

    Principles and Applications

    By Teruo Nakai

    Winner of the Japanese Geotechnical Society 2016 publication award Written by a veteran geotechnical engineer with a long record of research discoveries, Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials: Principles and Applications presents a simple and unified approach to modeling various features…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Mechanics of Groundwater in Porous Media

    By Muhammad I. Haque

    Provides a Balance between the Mathematical and Physical Aspects and the Engineering Applications Written for engineering and science students, Mechanics of Groundwater in Porous Media explains groundwater from both a mathematical and qualitative standpoint. The book builds up the theory of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    CRC Press

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