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New and Published Books

  1. Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes

    Edited by Rolando P. Orense, Ikuo Towhata, Nawawi Chouw

    Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes contains selected papers presented at the New Zealand – Japan Workshop on Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes (Auckland, New Zealand, 2-3 December 2013). The 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes in New Zealand and...

    Published April 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Jet Grouting

    Technology, Design and Control

    By Paolo Croce, Alessandro Flora, Giuseppe Modoni

    Unlike similar titles providing general information on ground improvement, Jet Grouting: Technology, Design and Control is entirely devoted to the role of jet grouting – its methods and equipment, as well as its applications. It discusses the possible effects of jet grouting on different soils and...

    Published February 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. 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 9th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Heavy Metal Contamination of Water and Soil

    Analysis, Assessment, and Remediation Strategies

    Edited by Elham Asrari

    Although adverse health effects of heavy metals have been known for a long time, exposure to heavy metals continues and is even increasing in some areas. Remediating heavy metal contaminated soils and water is necessary to reduce the associated health and ecological risks, make the land resource...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  5. 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

  6. Soil Mechanics

    Concepts and Applications, Third Edition

    By William Powrie

    Instead of fixating on formulae, Soil Mechanics: Concepts and Applications, Third Edition focuses on the fundamentals. This book describes the mechanical behaviour of soils as it relates to the practice of geotechnical engineering. It covers both principles and design, avoids complex mathematics...

    Published December 16th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Small Dams

    Planning, Construction and Maintenance

    By Barry Lewis

    Small Dams: Planning, Construction and Maintenance has been written to provide a practical approach and guide to determining catchment yield and the amount of water required in a dam, advising on selecting and working with engineers and contractors, as well as outlining the cause of dam failures...

    Published November 28th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Advanced Soil Mechanics, Fourth Edition

    By Braja M. Das

    What’s New in the Fourth Edition: The fourth edition further examines the relationships between the maximum and minimum void ratios of granular soils and adds the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) soil classification system. It summarizes soil compaction...

    Published November 11th 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Design and Performance of Embankments on Very Soft Soils

    By Márcio de Souza S. Almeida, Maria Esther Soares Marques

    Embankment construction projects on very soft soil often give rise to serious problems. This volume on geotechnics and soft soil engineering therefore treats all phases of the design and construction process exhaustively, from the first investigation step to the monitoring of constructed work. The...

    Published September 2nd 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Baltic Piling

    Edited by M. Mets, R. Raudsepp

    'Baltic Piling' contains the proceedings of the ‘Baltic Piling Days 2012’ (Tallinn, Estonia, 3-5 September 2012). The book includes contributions on current issues in pile foundation engineering: - Interaction of pile and grillage; - Formation of pile bearing capacity - Settlements of piles - Pile...

    Published July 28th 2013 by CRC Press