Soil Mechanics Products

  • Building on Fill

    Geotechnical Aspects, 3rd Edition

    By Ken Watts, Andrew Charles

    A high proportion of commercial, industrial and housing developments are now built on fills, that is ground that has been deposited by human activity rather than natural geological processes, and the political and commercial impetus to build on ‘brownfield’ land continues to grow. An adequate…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    IHS BRE Press

  • Unsaturated Soil Mechanics - from Theory to Practice

    Proceedings of the 6th Asia Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils (Guilin, China, 23-26 October 2015)

    Edited by Zhenghan Chen, Changfu Wei, De´an Sun, Xongfu Xu

    In the past decades advances have been made in the research and practice on unsaturated soil mechanics. In 2000 the first Asia-Pacific Conferences on Unsaturated Soils was organized in Singapore. Since then, four conferences have been held under the continued support of the Technical Committee on…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14
    CRC Press

  • Soil Liquefaction

    A Critical State Approach, Second Edition

    By Mike Jefferies, Ken Been

    A Rigorous and Definitive Guide to Soil Liquefaction Soil liquefaction occurs when soil loses much of its strength or stiffness for a time—usually a few minutes or less—and which may then cause structural failure, financial loss, and even death. It can occur during earthquakes, from static loading…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21
    CRC Press
    Applied Geotechnics

  • Volcanic Rocks and Soils

    Edited by Tatiana Rotonda, Manuela Cecconi, Francesco Silvestri, Paolo Tommasi

    Volcanic rocks and soils show a peculiar mechanical behaviour at both laboratory and in-situ scale due to their typical structural characters. Volcanic rocks and soils contains keynote lectures and papers from the International Workshop held in Ischia (Italy), 24-25 September 2015. The book deals…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2015-09-15
    CRC Press

  • Bentonite Clay

    Environmental Properties and Applications

    By Roland Pusch

    Studies the Environmental, Cosmetic, and Pharmaceutical Applications of Bentonite Clay Bentonite clay, of which members of the smectite family of clay minerals are particularly important, has proven to be effective in sealing off wastes from groundwater. Bentonite Clay: Environmental Properties…

    Hardback – 2015-06-09
    CRC Press

  • Soil Mechanics Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition

    By Isao Ishibashi, Hemanta Hazarika

    How Does Soil Behave and Why Does It Behave That Way? Soil Mechanics Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition effectively explores the nature of soil, explains the principles of soil mechanics, and examines soil as an engineering material. This latest edition includes all the fundamental…

    Hardback – 2015-03-24
    CRC Press

  • Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product which occurs when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its persistence in soil and …

    Hardback – 2015-02-19

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-12-20
    CRC Press

  • Legislation, Technology and Practice of Mine Land Reclamation

    Proceedings of the Beijing International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration (LRER 2014), Beijing, China, 16-19 October 2014

    Edited by Zhenqi Hu

    Legislation, Technology and Practice of Mine Land Reclamation contains the proceedings of the Beijing International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration (LRER 2014, Beijing, China, 16-19 October 2014). The contributions cover a wide range of topics:- Monitoring, prediction and…

    Hardback – 2014-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Geomechanics from Micro to Macro

    Edited by Kenichi Soga, Krishna Kumar, Giovanna Biscontin, Matthew Kuo

    Geomechanics from Micro to Macro contains 268 papers presented at the International Symposium on Geomechanics from Micro and Macro (IS-Cambridge, UK, 1-3 September 2014). The symposium created a forum for the dissemination of new advances in the micro-macro relations of geomaterial behaviour and…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2014-08-26
    CRC Press

  • Centrifuge Modelling for Civil Engineers

    By Gopal Madabhushi

    Solve Complex Ground and Foundation Problems Presenting more than 25 years of teaching and working experience in a wide variety of centrifuge testing, the author of Centrifuge Modelling for Civil Engineers fills a need for information about this field. This text covers all aspects of centrifuge…

    Paperback – 2014-07-30
    CRC Press

  • Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications

    Edited by Nasser Khalili, Adrian Russell, Arman Khoshghalb

    Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications contains 247 papers presented at 6th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils (UNSAT2014, Sydney, Australia, 2-4 July 2014). The two volumes provide an overview of recent experimental and theoretical advances in a wide variety of topics related to…

    Hardback – 2014-06-05
    CRC Press

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