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  1. Groundwater Lowering in Construction

    A Practical Guide to Dewatering, Second Edition

    By Martin Preene

    Series: Applied Geotechnics

    Linking theory and application in a way that is clear and understandable, Groundwater Lowering in Construction: A Practical Guide to Dewatering, Second Edition uses the authors’ extensive engineering experience to offer practical guidance on the planning, design, and implementation of groundwater...

    Published August 13th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. Practical Engineering Geology

    By Steve Hencher

    Series: Applied Geotechnics

    Steve Hencher presents a broad and fresh view on the importance of engineering geology to civil engineering projects. Practical Engineering Geology provides an introduction to the way that projects are managed, designed and constructed and the ways that the engineering geologist can contribute to...

    Published January 13th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. Particulate Discrete Element Modelling

    A Geomechanics Perspective

    By Catherine O'Sullivan

    Series: Applied Geotechnics

    Particulate discrete element analysis is becoming increasingly popular for research in geomechanics as well as geology, chemical engineering, powder technology, petroleum engineering and in studying the physics of granular materials. With increased computing power, practising engineers are also...

    Published April 6th 2011 by CRC Press

  4. Introduction to Tunnel Construction

    By David Chapman, Nicole Metje, Alfred Stärk

    Series: Applied Geotechnics

    Tunnelling provides a robust solution to a variety of engineering challenges. It is a complex process, which requires a firm understanding of the ground conditions as well as structural issues. This book covers the whole range of areas that you need to know in order to embark upon a career in ...

    Published May 17th 2010 by CRC Press

  5. Sprayed Concrete Lined Tunnels

    By Alun Thomas

    Series: Applied Geotechnics

    Practising engineers on site, in the design office or in client organizations will find this book an excellent introduction to the design and construction of sprayed concrete lined (SCL) tunnels. The complex behaviour of the early age behaviour of the sprayed concrete requires careful management....

    Published October 8th 2008 by CRC Press

  6. Soil Liquefaction

    A Critical State Approach

    By Michael Jefferies, Ken Been

    Series: Applied Geotechnics

    Soil liquefaction is a major concern in areas of the world subject to seismic activity or other repeated vibration loads. This book brings together a large body of information on the topic, and presents it within a unified and simple framework. The result is a book which will provide the practising...

    Published September 4th 2006 by CRC Press

  7. Geotechnical Modelling

    By David Muir Wood

    Series: Applied Geotechnics

    Modelling forms an implicit part of all engineering design but many engineers engage in modelling without consciously considering the nature, validity and consequences of the supporting assumptions. Derived from courses given to postgraduate and final year undergraduate MEng students, this book...

    Published July 22nd 2004 by CRC Press

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Landfill Engineering
    By Geoffrey B. Card
    To Be Published February 5th 2015
  2. Practical Rock Mechanics
    By Steve Hencher
    To Be Published May 26th 2015
  3. Soil Liquefaction: A Critical State Approach, Second Edition
    By Michael Jefferies, Ken Been
    To Be Published July 1st 2015
  4. Drystone Retaining Walls: Design, Construction and Assessment
    By Paul F. McCombie, Jean-Claude Morel, Denis Garnier
    To Be Published July 15th 2015
  5. Fundamentals of Shield Tunnelling: Design and Construction
    By Zixin Zhang, Scott Kieffer
    To Be Published October 15th 2015

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