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Boundary Retracement: Processes and Procedures

Donald A. Wilson
February 21, 2017

The survey and the transference are the distinctive and operative acts in the transmission of real property and, where they differ from each other, one must of necessity control the other. This book addresses the aforementioned concepts by external explanations in order to understand the...

Rock Mechanics and Engineering Volume 3: Analysis, Modeling & Design

Xia-Ting Feng
February 15, 2017

Analysis, Modeling & Design is the third volume of the five-volume set Rock Mechanics and Engineering and contains twenty-eight chapters from key experts in the following fields:- Numerical Modeling Methods;- Back Analysis;- Risk Analysis;- Design and Stability Analysis: Overviews;- Design and...

Power Engineering and Information Technologies in Technical Objects Control: 2016 Annual Proceedings

Genadiy Pivnyak, Olexandr Beshta, Mykhaylo Alekseyev
February 15, 2017

Improved knowledge in the field of technical objects operation and control helps manufacturers to decrease energy consumption and keep construction costs low. Moreover, it helps dealing effectively with environmental problems and switching to renewable forms of energy on the path of sustainable...

Shallow Foundations: Bearing Capacity and Settlement, Third Edition

Braja M. Das
January 31, 2017

Following the popularity of the previous edition, Shallow Foundations: Bearing Capacity and Settlement, Third Edition, covers all the latest developments and approaches to shallow foundation engineering. In response to the high demand, it provides updated data and revised theories on the ultimate...

Dipmeter Surveys in Petroleum Exploration

Madhusadan Patil
December 27, 2016

Oil exploration requires proper understanding of the geological set-up of any area to make the process economical and effective. This involves geological, geophysical, geochemical surveys including studying the lateral variations in litho-stratigraphic units in the adjoining areas surrounding...

Rock Mechanics and Engineering Volume 1: Principles

Xia-Ting Feng
December 13, 2016

Principles is the first volume of the five-volume set Rock Mechanics and Engineering and contains twenty-four chapters from key experts in the following fields:- Discontinuities;- Anisotropy;- Rock Stress;- Geophysics;- Strength Criteria;- Modeling Rock Deformation and Failure. The five-volume set...

Rock Mechanics and Engineering Volume 2: Laboratory and Field Testing

Xia-Ting Feng
December 13, 2016

Laboratory and Field Testing is the second volume of the five-volume set Rock Mechanics and Engineering and contains nineteen chapters from key experts in the following fields:- Triaxial or True-triaxial Tests under Condition of Loading and Unloading;- Joint Tests;- Dynamic and Creep Tests;-...

Slope Safety Preparedness for Impact of Climate Change

Ken Ho, Suzanne Lacasse, Luciano Picarelli
December 13, 2016

Many countries are increasingly threatened by major landslide disasters and fatalities due to extreme weather events which have major implications for public safety and the sustainability of infrastructure and the built environment. A further increase in such a trend could come from climate change....

Time-Dependency in Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

Ömer Aydan
December 12, 2016

This book is concerned with time-dependency in rock mechanics and rock engineering, whose spectrum is very wide. While the term “time-dependency” involves time-dependent behavior/rate-dependent behavior of rocks in a conventional sense, this books attempts to cover the spectrum as much as possible...

Shear Behavior of Composite Soils

Yanrong Li
December 12, 2016

This book has the purpose of developing an understanding of the factors determining and influencing the shear behavior of soils, with emphasis on composite soils, as they are the most encountered materials in geological and geotechnical engineering in mountainous areas. This objective is reached by...

Multihazard Considerations in Civil Infrastructure

Mohammed M. Ettouney, Sreenivas Alampalli
December 06, 2016

This book explains and presents the need for Multihazard Consideration (MH) in the management of civil infrastructure, what constitutes MH, and how to address MH in design and analysis. A generalized theory of MH will serve as the basis of the objective treatment of this volume. Use of MH in...

Advances and Trends in Engineering Sciences and Technologies II: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Engineering Sciences and Technologies, 29 June - 1 July 2016, High Tatras Mountains, Tatranské Matliare, Slovak Republic

Mohamad Al Ali, Peter Platko
December 05, 2016

These are the proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Engineering Sciences and Technologies (ESaT 2016), held from 29th of June until the 1st of July 2016 in the scenic High Tatras Mountains, Tatranské Matliare, Slovak Republic. After the successful implementation and excellent feedback...

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