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Principles of Engineering Geology

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ISBN-10: 0471034363

ISBN-13: 9780471034360

Edition: 99th 1988

Authors: Robert B. Johnson, Jerome V. DeGraff

List price: $225.95
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Provides a comprehensive introduction of the application of geologic fundamentals to civil engineering. Explains the theory and applied aspects of engineering geology, and the impact geology has on civil engineering planning, design, construction, and monitoring. Offers expanded coverage of applied geophysical methods, investigation fundamentals, use of aggregate materials, site instrumentation, and remote sensing.
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Book details

List price: $225.95
Edition: 99th
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/16/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 7.20" wide x 10.30" long x 1.40" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Engineering Geology: An Overview
Geologic Fundamentals
Mechanics Fundamentals
Investigation Fundamentals
The Role of an Engineering Geologist
Elements of an Investigation
Types of Investigation
Engineering Soil
Describing Soil for Engineering Purposes
The Engineering Properties of Soil
Uses of Soil Science Classification
Engineering Properties Of Rocks
Intact Rock
Rock Masses
Engineering Classification of Rocks
Subsurface Water
Occurrence and Influence of Subsurface Water
Engineering Significance
Control of Subsurface Water
Instrument Components
Instrument Types and Applications
Planning an Instrumentation Program
Remote Sensing
Subsurface Exploration
Construction Uses Of Rocks
Riprap and Other Large Rock Materials
Engineering Geology And Earth Processes
Safety, Risk, and Geologic Forecasting
Earthquake-Induced Processes
Volcanic Processes
Landslide Processes
Expansive Soils
Shoreline Processes