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New and Published Books

  1. Fundamentals of Ground Engineering

    By John Atkinson

    Fundamentals of Ground Engineering is an unconventional study guide that serves up the key principles, theories, definitions, and analyses of geotechnical engineering in bite-sized pieces. This book contains brief—one or two pages per topic—snippets of information covering the geotechnical...

    Published May 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. ICPMG2014 – Physical Modelling in Geotechnics

    Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics 2014 (ICPMG2014), Perth, Australia, 14-17 January 2014

    Edited by Christophe Gaudin, David White

    The 8th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG2014) was organised by the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems at the University of Western Australia under the auspices of the Technical Committee 104 for Physical Modelling in Geotechnics of the International Society...

    Published January 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Coupled Phenomena in Environmental Geotechnics

    Edited by Mario Manassero, Andrea Dominijanni, Sebastiano Foti, Guido Musso

    Environmental Geotechnics deals with a wide variety of applications, such as the characterization of polluted sites and landfill waste, the design of containment systems for subsoil pollutant control, radioactive waste disposal, geo-energy exploitation and bacteria-driven soil modification, among...

    Published May 29th 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Installation Effects in Geotechnical Engineering

    Edited by Michael A. Hicks, Jelke Dijkstra, Marti Lloret-Cabot, Minna Karstunen

    Installation effects in geotechnical engineering contains the proceedings of the International Conference on Installation Effects in Geotechnical Engineering (Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 24-27 March 2013), the closing conference of GEO-INSTALL (FP7/2007-2013, PIAG-GA-2009-230638), an...

    Published March 4th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Analytic Methods in Geomechanics

    By Kam-tim Chau

    A multidisciplinary field, encompassing both geophysics and civil engineering, geomechanics deals with the deformation and failure process in geomaterials such as soil and rock. Although powerful numerical tools have been developed, analytical solutions still play an important role in solving...

    Published December 5th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Geosystems: Design Rules and Applications

    Edited by Adam Bezuijen, E.W. Vastenburg

    Geotextile encapsulated sand elements are three-dimensional systems manufactured from textile materials, non-woven materials or combinations of textile and non-woven materials that are filled with sand on-site. These systems are relatively new and the number of applications is growing in river and...

    Published November 13th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Geomechanical Processes during Underground Mining

    School of Underground Mining 2012

    Edited by Volodymyr Bondarenko, Iryna Kovalevs'ka, Mykhaylo Illiashov, Genadiy Pivnyak

    This volume deals with economic aspects of mining companies’ development strategies, various mineral deposits development techniques, imitational modeling of mine workings with rock massif, methane extraction technologies during coal mining, geomechanical processes during plow mining, mining...

    Published September 2nd 2012 by CRC Press

  8. Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials

    Principles and Applications

    By Teruo Nakai

    Written by a veteran geotechnical engineer with a long record of research discoveries, Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials: Principles and Applications presents a simple and unified approach to modeling various features of geomaterials in general stress systems. The book discusses the...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Computational Modeling of Multiphase Geomaterials

    By Fusao Oka, Sayuri Kimoto

    Computational Modeling of Multiphase Geomaterials discusses how numerical methods play a very important role in geotechnical engineering and in the related activity of computational geotechnics. It shows how numerical methods and constitutive modeling can help predict the behavior of geomaterials...

    Published July 4th 2012 by CRC Press

  10. Shaking the Foundations of Geo-engineering Education

    Edited by Bryan McCabe, Marina Pantazidou, Declan Phillips

    This book comprises the proceedings of the international conference Shaking the Foundations of Geo-engineering Education (NUI Galway, Ireland, 4-6 July 2012), a major initiative of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) Technical Committee (TC306) on...

    Published June 11th 2012 by CRC Press