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Published:
September 05, 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:
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). 
Published:
August 26, 2014
Editor(s):
Kenichi Soga, Krishna Kumar, Giovanna Biscontin, Matthew Kuo
Geomechanics from Micro to Macro contains 268 papers presented at the International Symposium on Geomechanics from Micro and Macro (IS-Cambridge, UK, 1-3 September 2014). The symposium created a forum for the dissemination of new advances in the micro-macro relations of geomaterial behaviour and 
Published:
August 21, 2014
Author(s):
Sebastiano Foti, Carlo G. Lai, Glenn J. Rix, Claudio Strobbia
Develop a Greater Understanding of How and Why Surface Wave Testing Works Using examples and case studies directly drawn from the authors’ experience, Surface Wave Methods for Near-Surface Site Characterization addresses both the experimental and theoretical aspects of surface wave propagation in 
Published:
August 21, 2014
Editor(s):
Susumu Iai
Geotechnics for Catastrophic Flooding Events presents the keynote lectures (book, 264 pages) and keynote lectures and general papers (CD-ROM, 608 pages) presented at the Fourth International ISSMGEConference on Geotechnical Engineering for Disaster Mitigation and Rehabilitation (4th GEDMAR, Kyoto, 
Published:
August 04, 2014
Editor(s):
Chungsik Yoo, Seong-Wan Park, Bumjoo Kim, Hoki Ban
This volume comprises three keynote lectures by internationally well-known experts in the field of underground construction, the inaugural Fujita lecture to honor professor Keiichi Fujita, and the regular papers presented at the 8th International Symposium on Geotechnical Aspects of Underground 
Published:
July 30, 2014
Author(s):
Gopal Madabhushi
Solve Complex Ground and Foundation Problems Presenting more than 25 years of teaching and working experience in a wide variety of centrifuge testing, the author of Centrifuge Modelling for Civil Engineers fills a need for information about this field. This text covers all aspects of centrifuge 
Published:
July 23, 2014
Author(s):
Muhammad I. Haque
Provides a Balance between the Mathematical and Physical Aspects and the Engineering Applications Written for engineering and science students, Mechanics of Groundwater in Porous Media explains groundwater from both a mathematical and qualitative standpoint. The book builds up the theory of 
Published:
June 09, 2014
Author(s):
D.K. Singh
Strength of Materials, 3rd Edition is ideal for students pursuing degrees in civil and mechanical engineering, as well as computer science, electronics, and instrumentation. Topics include combined stresses, centroid and the moment of inertia, shear forces and bending moments in beams, 
Published:
June 05, 2014
Editor(s):
John M. Sharp
Fractured rocks extend over much of the world, cropping out in shields, massifs, and the cores of major mountain ranges. They also form the basement below younger sedimentary rocks; at depth; they represent a continuous environment of extended and deep regional groundwater flow. Understanding of 

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