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  • Introduction to Tunnel Construction, Second Edition

    By David N. Chapman, Nicole Metje, Alfred Stark

    Tunnelling provides a robust solution to a variety of engineering challenges. It is a complex process, which requires a firm understanding of the ground conditions as well as the importance of ground-structure interaction. This book covers the full range of areas related to tunnel construction…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    CRC Press
    Applied Geotechnics

  • Loess and Loess Geohazards in China

    By Yanrong Li, Jingui Zhao, Bin Li

    As a newly formed sediment, loess covers about 10% of the Earth's surface area. The loess covered areas are regions of dense industrial and agricultural development and population concentration in the World, and are also significant in wheat production. This book represents a valuable addition to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    CRC Press

  • Understanding Landslides through Case Histories

    Edited by Serge Leroueil, Luciano Picarelli

    Slope instability is a major problem in many parts of the world. It has affected both the safety of people and that of constructions such as buildings, roads and dams. In order to prevent, assess consequences of or mitigate landslides, a good understanding of the phenomenon is vital. This reference…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    CRC Press

  • 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 November 2016

    Edited by Nawawi Chouw, Rolando P. Orense, Tam Larkin

    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 discussion sessions,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    CRC Press

  • Risk and Reliability in Geotechnical Engineering

    Edited by Kok-Kwang Phoon, Jianye Ching

    Establishes Geotechnical Reliability as Fundamentally Distinct from Structural Reliability Reliability-based design is relatively well established in structural design. Its use is less mature in geotechnical design, but there is a steady progression towards reliability-based design as seen in the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • Tall Building Foundation Design

    By Harry G. Poulos

    This book provides a comprehensive guide to the design of foundations for tall buildings. After a general review of the characteristics of tall buildings, various foundation options are discussed followed by the general principles of foundation design as applied to tall buildings. Considerable…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25
    CRC Press

  • Special Structural Topics

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price, Sarah Simchuk

    Special Structural Topics covers specialty structural situations for students and professional architects and engineers, such as soil mechanics, structural retrofit, structural integrity, cladding design, blast considerations, vibration, and structural sustainability. As part of the Architect’s…

    Paperback – 2017-07-21
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • Innovative Earthquake Soil Dynamics

    Edited by Takaji Kokusho

    Innovative Earthquake Soil Dynamics deals with soil dynamics in earthquake engineering and includes almost all aspects of soil behavior. Both generally accepted basic knowledge as well as advanced and innovative views are accommodated. Major topics are (i) seismic site amplification, (ii)…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18
    CRC Press

  • New Techniques on Soft Soils

    Edited by Marcio Almeida

    practically oriented reference volume on soft soil engineering contains case studies of soft soil techniques from all over the world New Techniques on Soft Soils covers a wide range of updated techniques related to site investigation, vertical drains, surcharge, piled embankment, granular piles,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    CRC Press

  • Engineering of Glacial Deposits

    By Barry G. Clarke

    At some time 30% of the world’s land mass was covered by glaciers leaving substantial deposits of glacial soils under major conurbations in Europe, North and South America, New Zealand, Europe and Russia. For instance, 60% of the UK has been affected, leaving significant glacial deposits under…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-06-09
    CRC Press

  • Containment of High-Level Radioactive and Hazardous Solid Wastes with Clay Barriers

    By Raymond N. Yong, Roland Pusch, Masashi Nakano

    One of the principal objections to or problems with the use of nuclear fuel is that a proven method for safe disposal of spent nuclear fuel has yet to be established. The central focus of most schemes underway to dispose of these high-level radioactive wastes relies on clay-based buffers and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    CRC Press
    Spon Research

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