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Handbook of Geotechnical Testing: Basic Theory, Procedures and Comparison of Standards

1st Edition

Yanrong Li
December 10, 2019

Determination of the physical, chemical and mechanical properties of ground materials is the key to successfully deliver such projects as slope stabilization, excavation and lateral support, foundation etc. A book containing both theory of geomaterial testing and up-to-date testing methods is much...

Titanic Corrosion

1st Edition

Susai Rajendran, Gurmeet Singh
December 06, 2019

The word “titanic” reminds one of the majestic ship Titanic and James Cameron’s epic romance movie Titanic—in many cases the film first and the ship next. The Titanic was the world’s largest passenger ship when it entered service, measuring 269 m (882 feet) in length, and the largest man-made...

Offshore Operations and Engineering

1st Edition

Shashi Shekhar Prasad Singh, Jatin Agarwal, Nag Mani
December 05, 2019

This book provides a comprehensive understanding of each aspect of offshore operations including conventional methods of operations, emerging technologies, legislations, health, safety and environment impact of offshore operations. The book starts by coverage of notable offshore fields across the...

Rock Mass Stability Around Underground Excavations in a Mine: A Case Study

1st Edition

Yan Xing, Pinnaduwa H.S.W. Kulatilake, Louis Sandbak
December 04, 2019

Stability of underground excavations is of great importance to an operating mine because it ensures the safety of the working people and operating equipment, and successful ore production. Due to the complex geological conditions and mine constructions, and variability and uncertainty in estimating...

Science and Digital Technology for Cultural Heritage - Interdisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis, Vulnerability, Risk Assessment and Graphic Information Models: Proceedings of the 4th International Congress Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage (TechnoHeritage 2019), March 26-30, 2019, Sevilla, Spain

1st Edition

Pilar Ortiz Calderón, Francisco Pinto Puerto, Philip Verhagen, Andrés J. Prieto
December 03, 2019

The scientific and technological advances that influence the protection of cultural heritage are developing at an ever-increasing pace. Systems to explore, research and analyse their materiality, to control the different scopes, or to represent and model them have reached an unprecedented dimension...

Topical Issues of Rational Use of Natural Resources, Volume 2

1st Edition

Vladimir Litvinenko
November 26, 2019

Topical Issues of Rational Use of Natural Resources 2019 Vol. 2 contains the contributions presented at the XV International Forum-Contest of Students and Young Researchers under the auspices of UNESCO (St. Petersburg Mining University, Russia, 13-17 May 2019). The Forum-Contest is a great...

Ground Improvement Techniques

1st Edition

Bujang B.K. Huat, Arun Prasad, Sina Kazemian, Vivi Anggraini
November 20, 2019

This book provides a review of problems during design and construction on problematic soils. Design methods, site investigation, construction and analysis of the various improvement methods available are explained and discussed. Various regions may have different soils with geotechnical problems...

Notes on Geoplasticity

1st Edition

William G. Pariseau
November 19, 2019

This book is about geoplasticity, solid mechanics of rock, jointed rock and soil beyond the domain of a purely elastic deformation. Plastic deformation is irreversible and begins at the limit to elasticity with any attempt at further loading. Stress at the limit to elasticity is "strength" which is...

Scientific and Practical Studies of Raw Material Issues

1st Edition

Vladimir Litvinenko
November 19, 2019

Scientific and practical studies of raw material issues presents the contribution to the Russian-German raw materials forum. The main theme of the book is problematic issues of subsoil use, whereby the contributions are divided in two main parts: - Exploration, mining and processing, and - Mining...

Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques

1st Edition

Gary Anglin
November 18, 2019

To understand Construction Estimating one must also understand plan reading and construction techniques. This book is designed to teach the construction student these three core skills in equal measure. Using hundreds of plans, sketches, and photos, the book builds case studies of the major...

Longwall Mining, 3rd Edition

1st Edition

Syd S. Peng
November 12, 2019

In the past 13 years since the publication of Longwall Mining, 2nd edition in 2006, although there have been no major changes in longwall mining technology and operations, many incremental developments in the whole system as well as various subsystems of the existing longwall mining operational...

A Primer on Machine Learning Applications in Civil Engineering

1st Edition

Paresh Chandra Deka
November 07, 2019

Machine learning has undergone rapid growth in diversification and practicality, and the repertoire of techniques has evolved and expanded. The aim of this book is to provide a broad overview of the available machine-learning techniques that can be utilized for solving civil engineering problems....