Geotechnical Engineering

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Published:
October 24, 2014
Editor(s):
C. Saiz-Jimenez
In recent years, a debate has arisen concerning the convenience of conserving subterranean cultural heritage and the necessary management models. There is often pressure from local authorities more interested in using the cultural heritage sites in order to develop the economy and the tourism 
Published:
October 21, 2014
Editor(s):
Jimmy C.M. Kao, Wen-Pei Sung, Ran Chen
This book contains selected Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering related papers from the 2014 4th International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE 2014) which was held in Hong Kong, August 21-22, 2014. This proceedings volume aims to provide a platform 
Published:
October 20, 2014
Editor(s):
Meifeng Cai
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 13, 2014
Author(s):
Rory N. Mortimore
Chalk has proved to be one of the more difficult rocks to corelog as it breaks up readily during the drilling process leading to core-loss and destructuring, particularly where flints, nodular chalks, and/or fractures are present. One of the greatest difficulties is the identification of chalk 
Published:
October 09, 2014
Editor(s):
Cezary Madryas, Andrzej Kolonko, Arkadiusz Szot, Beata Nienartowicz
Underground infrastructure undoubtedly constitutes one of the most important engineering components of urbanized areas. Such infrastructure includes energy distribution, communications and water, carry away sewage, elements of transportation systems of goods and people, storage facilities of 
Published:
October 08, 2014
Author(s):
Michael Tomlinson, John Woodward
Written to Eurocode 7 and the UK National Annex Updated to reflect the current usage of Eurocode 7, along with relevant parts of the British Standards, Pile Design and Construction Practice, Sixth Edition maintains the empirical correlations of the original—combining practical know how with 
Published:
September 25, 2014
Author(s):
Raymond N. Yong, Catherine N. Mulligan, Masaharu Fukue
In the seven years since the publication of the first edition of Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, the combination of population growth and increased exploitation of renewable and non-renewable natural resources has added increased stresses on the quality and health of the 
Published:
September 24, 2014
Author(s):
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 23, 2014
Editor(s):
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 04, 2014
Editor(s):
Fusao Oka, Akira Murakami, Ryosuke Uzuoka, Sayuri Kimoto
Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics contains the proceedings (abstracts book 472 pages + full paper USB-drive 2052 pages) of the 14th International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (Kyoto, Japan, 22-25 September, 2014). 

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