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Foundations of Engineering Geology

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ISBN-10: 0751400718

ISBN-13: 9780751400717

Edition: 1993

Authors: Tony Waltham

List price: $24.95
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Description:

The second edition of this well established book provides a readable and highly illustrated overview of the main facets of geology for engineers. Each topic is presented as a double-page spread with a careful mix of text, tables, and diagrams. Comprehensively updated, and with four new sections," Foundations of Engineering Geology" covers the entire spectrum of topics of interest to both student and professional.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 1/12/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Geology and Civil Engineering
Igneous Rocks
Surface Processes
Sedimentary Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks
Geological Structures
Geological Maps and Sections
Geological Map Interpretation
Plate Tectonics
Boundary Hazards
Rocks of Britain
Rocks of the United States
Weathering and Soils
Floodplains and Alluvium
Glacial Deposits
Climatic Variants
Coastal Processes
Groundwater
Ground Investigation
Desk Study
Ground Investigation Boreholes
Geophysical Surveys
Assessment of Difficult Ground
Rock Strength
Rock Mass Strength
Soil Strength
Ground Subsidence
Subsidence on Clays
Subsidence on Limestone
Subsidence over Old Mines
Mining Subsidence
Slope Failure and Landslides
Water in Landslides
Soil Failures and Flowslides
Landslide Hazards
Slope Stabilization
Understanding Ground Conditions
Rock Excavation
Tunnels in Rock
Stone and Aggregate
Appendices
Rock Mass Quality Q System
Abbreviations and Notation
Further Reading
Index