A Geology for Engineers

A Geology for Engineers

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ISBN-13: 9781351992275
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication date: 12/21/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 76 MB
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About the Author

F. Blyth is Emeritus Reader in Engineering Geology at the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London.

M. de Freitas is a Senior Lecturer in Engineering Geology at the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London.

Table of Contents

The Earth: Surface, structure and age; Geological history; Surface processes; Minerals; Igneous rocks; Sedimentary rocks; Metamorphic rocks; Geological structures; Strength of geological material; Ground investigations; Laboratory investigations; Geological maps; Groundwater; Slope stability; Reservoirs and dams; Excavations; Ground treatment and support; Development and redevelopment

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This well-known textbook...remains the doyen of the field: a book for all seasons...written with balance, care and understanding.*Geotechnique

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