Geology for Engineers and Environmental Scientists

ISBN-10: 0131457306
ISBN-13: 9780131457300
Edition: 3rd 2006
Authors: Alan E. Kehew
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Description: Provides readers with an introduction to geology with a focus on real-world applications. Case histories in nearly every chapter help emphasize the relationship between geology and engineering. Has a solid background in the basics of geology  More...

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List price: $204.60
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/11/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 8.23" wide x 9.88" long x 1.46" tall
Weight: 3.696
Language: English

Provides readers with an introduction to geology with a focus on real-world applications. Case histories in nearly every chapter help emphasize the relationship between geology and engineering. Has a solid background in the basics of geology including mineralogy, igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, structural geology and plate tectonics, weathering and erosion, rivers, coastlines, and glaciers. New material covers geologic resources, geologic hazards, and environmental challenges in the current century. A new overview covers the implications of population growth, the use and depletion of energy and water resources, the employment opportunities for geologists, potential effects of climate change. A useful reference for anyone in the fields of civil engineering or environmental/earth science.

Introduction
Minerals
Igneous Rocks and Processes
Sedimentary Rocks and Processes
Metamorphic Rocks and Processes
Mechanics of Rock Materials
Tectonics, Structure, and the Earth's Interior
Earthquakes
Weathering and Erosion
Soils, Soil Hazards and Lad Subsidence
Ground Water
Mass Movement and Slope Stability
Rivers
Oceans and Coasts
Glacial Processes and Permafrost
Subsurface Contamination and Remediation
Appendix
Index

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