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  • Foundation Engineering Analysis and Design

    By An-Bin Huang, Hai-Sui Yu

    One of the core roles of a practising geotechnical engineer is to analyse and design foundations. This textbook for advanced undergraduates and graduate students covers the analysis, design and construction of shallow and deep foundations and retaining structures as well as the stability analysis…

    Paperback – 2017-12-28 
    CRC Press

  • Shallow Foundations and Soil Constitutive Laws

    By Swami Saran

    The book offers a systematic analysis of footings (i.e. shallow foundations) in a realistic way, using constitutive relationships of the soil. The aim of the book is to deal with the theme holistically, involving the determination of the constitutive law of the soil, and then proportioning the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-12-13 
    CRC Press
    Applied Geotechnics

  • Effective Stress and Equilibrium Equation for Soil Mechanics

    By Longtan Shao, Xiaoxia Guo, Shiyi Liu, Guofeng Zheng

    The concept of effective stress and effective stress equation are fundamental for establishing the theory of soil mechanics and poromechanics. However, up till now, the physical meaning of effective stress has not been explained clearly, and the theoretical basis of effective stress equation has…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    CRC Press

  • Loess and Loess Geohazards in China

    By Yanrong Li, Jingui Zhao, Bin Li

    Loess is a product of aeolian deposition during the Quaternary glaciation cycles and covers approximately 6% of the Earth’s land. The Loess Plateau of China, which is home to a population of nearly three hundred million, has the thickest and most complete loess strata, where loess geohazards occur…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    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 – 2017-10-31 
    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

    Seismic Performance of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems presents invited papers presented at the international workshop (University of Auckland, New Zealand, 21-22 November 2016). This international workshop brought together outstanding work in earthquake engineering that embraces a holistic …

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    CRC Press

  • Innovative Earthquake Soil Dynamics

    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 – 2017-07-27
    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 – 2017-07-26
    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
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • 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 – 2017-07-20
    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

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