Foundations of Engineering Geology / Edition 2

Foundations of Engineering Geology / Edition 2

by Tony Waltham, A. Waltham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415254507

ISBN-13: 9780415254502

Pub. Date: 02/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The second edition of this well-established book provides a readable and highly illustrated overview of the aspects of geology that are of significance to civil engineers.
Each topic is presented as a double page spread with a careful mix of text and diagrams, with tabulated reference material on parameters such as bearing strength of soils and rocks. A special…  See more details below

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The second edition of this well-established book provides a readable and highly illustrated overview of the aspects of geology that are of significance to civil engineers.
Each topic is presented as a double page spread with a careful mix of text and diagrams, with tabulated reference material on parameters such as bearing strength of soils and rocks. A special section devoted to US rock characteristics is included. Comprehensively updated, Foundations of Engineering Geology covers the entire spectrum of topics of interest for both students and professionals in the field of civil engineering.

Selected Table of Contents:
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 Clay
Appendices
Index

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415254502
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

1Geology and Civil Engineering
2Igneous Rocks
3Surface Processes
4Sedimentary Rocks
5Metamorphic Rocks
6Geological Structures
7Geological Maps and Sections
8Geological Map Interpretation
9Plate Tectonics
10Boundary Hazards
11Rocks of Britain
12Rocks of the United States
13Weathering and Soils
14Floodplains and Alluvium
15Glacial Deposits
16Climatic Variants
17Coastal Processes
18Groundwater
19Ground Investigation
20Desk Study
21Ground Investigation Boreholes
22Geophysical Surveys
23Assessment of Difficult Ground
24Rock Strength
25Rock Mass Strength
26Soil Strength
27Ground Subsidence
28Subsidence on Clays
29Subsidence on Limestone
30Subsidence over Old Mines
31Mining Subsidence
32Slope Failure and Landslides
33Water in Landslides
34Soil Failures and Flowslides
35Landslide Hazards
36Slope Stabilization
37Understanding Ground Conditions
38Rock Excavation
39Tunnels in Rock
40Stone and Aggregate
AppRock Mass Quality Q System
Abbreviations and Notation
Further Reading
Index

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