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  1. Soil Mechanics Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition

    By Isao Ishibashi, Hemanta Hazarika

    How Does Soil Behave and Why Does It Behave That Way? Soil Mechanics Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition effectively explores the nature of soil, explains the principles of soil mechanics, and examines soil as an engineering material. This latest edition includes all the fundamental...

    To Be Published March 24th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Bentonite Clay

    Environmental Properties and Applications

    By Roland Pusch

    This book describes bentonite soil, examines its origins and also discusses the multiple industrial uses of these clay minerals as well as their behavior and function in nature. The book also examines how raw soil and rock materials are treated for manufacturing different types of commercially...

    To Be Published June 22nd 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Soil Liquefaction

    A Critical State Approach, Second Edition

    By Mike Jefferies, Ken Been

    Soil liquefaction occurs when soil loses much of its strength or stiffness. It can occur during earthquakes, landslides, or even traffic-induced vibration. The first edition of this book made its mark, and this significantly expanded new edition is updated on a range of issues. It now includes "...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Understanding Landslides through Case Histories

    Edited by Serge Leroueil, Luciano Picarelli

    Slope instability is a major problem in many parts of the world. It has affected both the safety of people and that of constructions such as buildings, roads and dams. In order to prevent, assess consequences of or mitigate landslides, a good understanding of the phenomenon is vital. This reference...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Geotechnical Risk and Reliability, an Introduction

    By Robin Chowdhury

    Traditional methods of geotechnical engineering still dominate the approach of risk and reliability. Following the importance of understanding and asssessing geotechnical hazards, vulnerability and risk, new concepts and techniques of reliability analysis have been developed in the last 20 years....

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and...

    To Be Published January 30th 2016 by Unknown

  7. An Introduction to Geosynthetic Engineering

    By Sanjay Kumar Shukla

    The development of the use of polymeric materials in the form of geosynthetics has brought about major changes in the civil engineering industry. Geosynthetics are available in a wide range of compositions appropriate to different applications and environments. Over the past three to four decades,...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by CRC Press

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