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Engineering Geology


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1. The Basis of Engineering Geology;- 2. Geological Materials;- 3. Geological Masses;- 4. Maps;- 5. Recovery of Samples;- 6. Field Tests and Measurements;- 7. Organisation, Design and Reporting of Site Investigations;- 8. Ground Response to Engineering and Natural Processes;- 9. Withdrawal of Support by Surface Excavations;- 10. Withdrawal of Support by Underground Excavations;- 11. Static Loading of the Ground;- 12. Dynamic Loading of the Ground;- 13. Ground Reaction to Changes in Fluid and Gas Pressures

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From the reviews: "The book is weighted very strongly toward the practical application of engineering geology principles and the methods generally used in gathering essential data ... and composing useful engineering reports. ... It covers geological materials, geological masses, maps, sampling techniques, field tests, organization and reporting of site investigations, and ground behavior under various conditions, including both natural and man-made disturbances. ... Summing up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, researchers, faculty, and practitioners." (C. W. Dimmick, Choice, Vol. 46 (9), May, 2009)

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