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Rock Mechanics: Proceedings of the 28th US Symposium

1st Edition

I.W. Farmer, J.J. Daemen, C.S. Desai, C.E. Glass, S.P. Neuman
January 01, 1987

Rock Mechanics is a term covering a wide range of interdisciplinary interests. Developing originally from a need to understand the relation between the forces released by excavation and the resistance of the surrounding rocks, it has expanded to cover the engineering of the major part of the...

Supervision of Concrete Construction 1

1st Edition

Dr J Richardson
September 26, 1986

These two volumes provide authoritative guidance on all aspects of concrete construction from the point of view of the supervisor responsible for the work on site. They will also be of value to the section manager, foreman, clerk of works as well as to the design and construction engineer who need...

Geomechanical Modelling in Engineering Practice

1st Edition

J.A. Studer
January 01, 1986

The key to successful solution of problems by the finite element method lies in the choice of appropriate numerical models & their associated parameters for geological media. 16 invited contributions on: Basic concepts; Numerical modelling of selected engineering problems; Specific numerical...

Piling in Rock

1st Edition

Joram Amir
January 01, 1986

Piles are usually used to bypass soft formations. For typical conditions, piling in rock leads to considerable savings in terms of construction duration, labor, concrete, steel & energy. First comprehensive text devoted to piling in rock....

Design Data for Rectangular Beams and Slabs to BS 8110: Part 1

1st Edition

A.H. Allen
January 01, 1986

A valuable design aid for designers of concrete structures. Provides easy-to-use tables of design data for beams and slabs for concrete grades 30, 35 and 40....