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  1. Foundations of Engineering Geology, Third Edition

    By Tony Waltham

    Now in full colour, the third edition of this well established book provides a readable and highly illustrated overview of the aspects of geology that are most significant to civil engineers. Sections in the book include those devoted to the main rock types, weathering, ground investigation, rock...

    Published April 20th 2009 by CRC Press

  2. Boundaries of Rock Mechanics

    Recent Advances and Challenges for the 21st Century

    Edited by Meifeng Cai, Jin'an Wang

    Boundaries of Rock Mechanics. Recent Advances and Challenges for the 21st Century contains 180 papers from the International Young Scholars’ Symposium on Rock Mechanics 2008 (Beijing, China, 28 April-2 May 2008). The symposium was organized by the ISRM Commission on Education, and sponsored by the...

    Published March 31st 2008 by CRC Press

  3. Dam Break Modelling, Risk Assessment and Uncertainty Analysis for Flood Mitigation

    IHE-PhD Thesis, Unesco-IHE, Delft, The Netherlands

    By Migena Zagonjolli

    More than 800,000 dams and thousands of kilometers of dikes have been constructed around the world. These structures are often designed based on a statistical analysis of the discharge distribution in rivers. However, the history of construction of dams and dikes coexists with the history of...

    Published October 17th 2007 by CRC Press

  4. The Second Half Century of Rock Mechanics, Three Volume Set

    11th Congress of the International Society for Rock Mechanics, 3 VOLUMES + CD-ROM

    Edited by Luís Ribeiro e Sousa, Claudio Olalla, N. Grossmann

    Forty one years ago, the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) held its 1st International Congress in Lisbon, Portugal. In July 2007, the 11th ISRM Congress returned to Lisbon, where the Portuguese Geotechnical Society (SPG), the Portuguese National Group of the ISRM, hosted the meeting....

    Published August 4th 2007 by CRC Press

  5. Volcanic Rocks

    Proceedings of ISRM Workshop W2, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal, 14-15 July, 2007

    Edited by Ana Maria Malheiro, João Carlos Nunes

    Environmental issues are high on the public agenda and engineering projects need to take environmental concerns on board. Volcanic Rocks, contains papers from the ISRM Workshop W2 (Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal 14-15 July 2007), and focuses specifically on problems associated with...

    Published July 12th 2007 by CRC Press

  6. Underground Works under Special Conditions

    Proceedings of the ISRM Workshop W1, Madrid, Spain, 6-7 July 2007

    Edited by Manuel Romana, Áurea Perucho, Claudio Olalla

    This book contains papers and special lectures presented at the workshop Underground Works under Special Conditions held in Madrid in 2007, within the framework of the 11th International Congress of the International Society for Rock Mechanics. It contains a comprehensive collection of topics...

    Published July 4th 2007 by CRC Press

  7. Preservation of Natural Stone and Rock Weathering

    Proceedings of the ISRM Workshop W3, Madrid, Spain, 14 July 2007

    Edited by Pedro Sola, José Estaire, Claudio Olalla

    Natural stone is utilised in monumental works both as a construction material and as a foundation. This volume contains papers and special lectures on monument preservation, reflecting a broad spectrum of issues in three different fields: Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geology. The topics...

    Published June 27th 2007 by CRC Press

  8. The Second Half Century of Rock Mechanics, Volume 2

    Proceedings of the 11th Congress of the International Society for Rock Mechanics

    Edited by Luís Ribeiro e Sousa

    Published June 24th 2007 by CRC Press

  9. 11th Congress of the International Society for Rock Mechanics

    The Second Half Century of Rock Mechanics, Volume 3

    Edited by Luís Ribeiro e Sousa

    Published May 31st 2007 by CRC Press

  10. Rock Mechanics: Meeting Society's Challenges and Demands, Two Volume Set

    Proceedings of the 1st Canada-US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, 27–31 May 2007

    Edited by Erik Eberhardt, Doug Stead, Tom Morrison

    Ore extraction through surface and underground mining continues to involve deeper excavations in more complex rock mass conditions. Communities and infrastructure are increasingly exposed to rock slope hazards as they expand further into rugged mountainous terrains. Energy needs are accelerating...

    Published May 16th 2007 by CRC Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. A Pictorial Guide to Metamorphic Rocks in the Field
    By Kurt Hollocher
    To Be Published September 22nd 2014
  2. Rock Fall Engineering
    By Duncan C. Wyllie
    To Be Published October 2nd 2014
  3. Legislation, Technology and Practice of Mine Land Reclamation
    Edited by Zhenqi Hu
    To Be Published October 6th 2014
  4. Transit Development in Rock Mechanics
    Edited by Meifeng Cai
    To Be Published October 20th 2014
  5. Rock Engineering Risk
    By John A. Hudson, Xia-Ting Feng
    To Be Published April 30th 2015

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