Soil Mechanics Products

  • Loess and Loess Geohazards in China

    By Yanrong Li, Jingui Zhao

    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 – 2017-08-07 
    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 – 2017-07-04 
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • 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 – 2017-06-01 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Slope Stabilisation using Recycled Plastic Pins

    By Sahadat Hossain, Sadik Khan, Golam Kibria

    The repair and maintenance due to highway shallow slope failures costs millions of dollars each year in United States and all over the world. As a cost effective alternative, Recycled Plastic Pins (RPPs) has been utilised and tested to stabilise slopes and prevent shallow slope failures in the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19 
    CRC Press

  • Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems

    Proceedings of the Workshop on Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems (SPSFSS 2016), November 21-22, 2016, Auckland, New Zealand

    Edited by Nawawi Chouw

    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 – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Mechanics of Residual Soils, Second Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey E. Blight, Eng Choon Leong

    Residual soils are found in many parts of the world and are used extensively as construction materials for roads, embankments and dams, and to support the foundations of buildings, bridges and load-bearing pavements. The characteristics and engineering properties of residual soils can differ…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    CRC Press

  • Slope Stability Analysis and Stabilization

    New Methods and Insight, Second Edition

    By Y. M. Cheng, C. K. Lau

    Includes Recommendations for Analysis, Design Practice, Design Charts, Tables, and More Using a unified approach to address a medley of engineering and construction problems, Slope Stability Analysis and Stabilization: New Methods and Insight, Second Edition provides helpful practical advice and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06

  • Jet Grouting

    Technology, Design and Control

    By Paolo Croce, Alessandro Flora, Giuseppe Modoni

    Unlike similar titles providing general information on ground improvement, Jet Grouting: Technology, Design and Control is entirely devoted to the role of jet grouting – its methods and equipment, as well as its applications. It discusses the possible effects of jet grouting on different soils and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in Geotechnical Practice

    By Geoffrey E Blight

    There are other books on unsaturated soil mechanics, but this book is different. Unsaturated soil mechanics is only one aspect of a continuous range of soil mechanics studies that extends from the rheology of high water content soil slurries to the mechanics of soft soils, to stiff saturated soils,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Tropical Residual Soils Engineering

    Edited by Bujang B.K. Huat, David G. Toll, Arun Prasad

    Residual soils are found in many parts of the world. Like other soils, they are used extensively in construction, either to build upon, or as construction material. They are formed when the rate of rock weathering is more rapid than transportation of the weathered particles by e.g., water, gravity…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

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