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Practical Engineering Geology,9780415469098
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Practical Engineering Geology

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780415469098

ISBN10:
0415469090
Format:
Nonspecific Binding
Pub. Date:
2/16/2012
Publisher(s):
CRC Press

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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 2/16/2012.
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  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

Emphasising the link between engineering geology and geotechnical engineering, Steve Hencher takes a broad and fresh view of the tasks faced by engineering geologists. He outlines the fundamental role of engineering geology in civil engineering projects and assesses the various tools which an engineering geologist brings to such a project.This book covers a range of roles and challenges which face an engineering geologist:Outlines of engineering geology modelsSite investigation and testingGeotechnical parameters and basic designDealing with hazardsAvoiding unexpected ground conditionsIllustrated with a number of case studies and providing reference tables of parameters and properties. This reference is ideal for practising engineering geologist s and MSc level students of engineering geology.


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