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New and Published Books

  1. A Pictorial Guide to Metamorphic Rocks in the Field

    By Kurt Hollocher

    This book is an illustrative introduction to metamorphic rocks as seen in the field, designed for advanced high school to graduate-level earth science and geology students to jump-start their observational skills. In addition to photographs of rocks in the field, there are numerous line diagrams...

    Published November 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Transit Development in Rock Mechanics

    Recognition, Thinking and Innovation

    Edited by Meifeng Cai, Yang Gengshe, Jin'an Wang

    Transit Development in Rock Mechanics—Recognition, Thinking and Innovation contains 150 papers presented at the 3rd ISRM International Young Scholars’ Symposium on Rock Mechanics (8-10 November 2014, Xi’an, China). The volume focusses on the transitional development in rock mechanics research from...

    Published October 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Rock Fall Engineering

    By Duncan C. Wyllie

    Rock falls can be a public safety issue. This book provides comprehensive information on identification of these hazards, and design and construction of protection methods. Rock Fall Engineering describes first, the theoretical background to rock fall behavior in terms of the impact and trajectory...

    Published September 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Legislation, Technology and Practice of Mine Land Reclamation

    Edited by Zhenqi Hu

    Legislation, Technology and Practice of Mine Land Reclamation contains the proceedings of the Beijing International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration (LRER 2014, Beijing, China, 16-19 October 2014). The contributions cover a wide range of topics:- Monitoring, prediction and...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics: Structures in and on Rock Masses

    Edited by R. Alejano, Áurea Perucho, Claudio Olalla, Rafael Jiménez

    Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics: Structures in and on Rock Masses covers the most important topics and state-of-the-art in the area of rock mechanics, with an emphasis on structures in and on rock masses. The 255 contributions (including 6 keynote lectures) from the 2014 ISRM European Rock...

    Published May 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Debris Flow

    Mechanics, Prediction and Countermeasures, 2nd edition, 2nd Edition

    By Tamotsu Takahashi

    This is the 2nd edition of one of the most comprehensive accounts of debris flow, describing both theoretical and applied aspects. In the first part, the fundamental mechanical characteristics are discussed, including flow characteristics, type classification, mechanics, occurrence and development,...

    Published March 10th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Geotechnics of Organic Soils and Peat

    By Bujang B.K. Huat, Arun Prasad, Afshin Asadi, Sina Kazemian

    Peat and organic soils commonly occur as extremely soft, wet, unconsolidated surficial deposits that are an integral part of wetland systems. These types of soils can give rise to geotechnical problems in the area of sampling, settlement, stability, in situ testing, stabilisation and construction....

    Published February 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Handbook of Geotechnical Investigation and Design Tables

    Second Edition

    By Burt G. Look

    This practical handbook of properties for soils and rock contains in a concise tabular format the key issues relevant to geotechnical investigations, assessments and designs in common practice. There are brief notes on the application of the tables. These data tables are compiled for experienced...

    Published February 10th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. 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 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Rock Mechanics for Resources, Energy and Environment

    Edited by Marek Kwasniewski, Dariusz Lydzba

    This book contains the Proceedings of EUROCK 2013 – The 2013 ISRM International Symposium, which was held on 23-26 September 2013 in Wroclaw, Poland. The Symposium was organized by the ISRM National Group POLAND and the Institute of Geotechnics and Hydrotechnics of the Wroclaw Institute of...

    Published September 11th 2013 by CRC Press