geotechnical Books

  • Plasticity and Geotechnics

    Plasticity and Geotechnics is the first attempt to summarize and present, in one volume, the major developments achieved to date in the field of plasticity theory for geotechnical materials and its applications to geotechnical analysis and design. The author believes that there is an urgent need for the geotechnical and solid mechanics community ...

  • Unsaturated Soils: Experimental Studies

    Understanding the behaviour of unsaturated soils is becoming exclusively essential for geotechnical engineers and designers. This book includes the Proceedings of the International Conference 'From Experimental Evidence Towards Numerical Modeling of Unsaturated Soils' uniting researchers and practitioners in geotechnical engineering on a single ...

  • Unsaturated Soils: Numerical and Theoretical Approaches

    Understanding the behaviour of unsaturated soils is becoming exclusively essential for geotechnical engineers and designers. This book includes the Proceedings of the International Conference ISSMGE uniting researchers and practitioners in geotechnical engineering on a single platform and discussing the problems associated with unsaturated soils. ...

  • Probabilistic Methods in Geotechnical Engineering

    Soils and rocks are among the most variable of all engineering materials, and as such are highly amenable to a probabilistic treatment. The application of statistical and probabilistic concepts to geotechnical analysis is a rapidly growing area of interest for both academics and practitioners. The book is therefore aimed at students, researchers, ...

  • Geotechnical Collection

    300 ASTM standards used for various applications such as constructing road, dams, bridges, and avoidance of geological hazards. Available as a one-time collection, collection with quarterly updates, or LAN version with quarterly ...

  • Field Instrumentation of Soil and Rock

    Nearly 30 papers feature the latest information on field instrumentation for soil and rockThree major areas addressed include: • Geotechnical Instrumentation of Landfills; • Instrumentation for Project Cost Management, • and Field Data Acquisitions and Data Management. Two papers address the geotechnical instrumentation aspects of the ...

  • Rock Classification Systems for Engineering Purposes

    Brings together in one volume discussions of the five major classification systems and procedures used to classify rock by engineering users. Also includes case studies in which rock classification is a critical factor. For engineering geologists; geotechnical ...

  • Excavations and Foundations in Soft Soils

    The book reviews the experiences with, as well as recent developments and research results on excavations and foundations in and on soft soil deposits. Geotechnical design and execution of civil engineering structures on very soft soils are usually associated with substantial difficulties. The aim of the authors is to give the readers an overview ...

  • The SMP Concept-Based 3D Constitutive Models for Geomaterials

    The Cam-clay model is a fundamental constitutive model in soil mechanics, but is only suitable for normally consolidated clay under triaxial compression stress states. Integrating the Cam-clay model with the SMP criterion and extending it to sand and other geomaterials is a fundamental task in geotechnical engineering. This book introduces the SMP ...

  • Evaluation of Relative Density and its Role in Geotechnical Projects Involving Cohesionless Soils

    This monumental volume contains 31 papers dealing with the determination of density considering the measurement of maximum, and situ density; correlation Between relative density and measure performance of properties and granular soils; use of relative density in geotechnical ...

  • New Horizons in Earth Reinforcement: Book + CD-ROM

    Earth reinforcement techniques are used worldwide, providing dependable solutions to a wide range of geotechnical engineering problems. Well-established earth reinforcement technologies are regularly augmented by new materials, innovative construction techniques and advances in design and analysis. Furthermore, reinforced earth structures are ...

  • Geotechnical Engineering for Disaster Mitigation and Rehabilitation

    'Geotechnical Engineering for Disaster Mitigation and Rehabilitation' presents the latest developments and case studies in the field. All contributions to this proceedings were rigorously reviewed to cover the newest developments in disasters related to earthquakes, landslides and slopes, soil dynamics, risk assessment and management, disaster ...

  • Landslide Risk Management

    This book comprises the Proceedings of the International Conference on Landslide Risk Management, held in Vancouver, Canada and sponsored jointly by the Joint Technical Committee on Landslides and Engineered Slopes and the Vancouver Geotechnical Society. The first part contains state-of-the-art and invited lectures, prepared by teams of authors ...

  • Testing of Peats and Organic Soils

    The Symposium on Testing of Peats and Organic Soils was held on 23 June 1982 in Toronto, Canada. ASTM Committee D18 on Soil and Rock sponsored the event. The Peatlands Subcommittee of the Associate Committee on Geotechnical Research of the National Research Council of Canada was ...

  • Unsaturated Soil Concepts and Their Application in Geotechnical Practice

    This collection contains contributions from leading researchers on the engineering behaviour of unsaturated soil. It includes contributions dealing with the measurement of suction, discussions about how pore-water affects the engineering behaviour of soils and the important role played by soil-water characteristic (water retention) curves. This ...

  • Monitoring of Soil-Structure Interaction

    Gregory Tsinker brings his extensive knowledge of structural engineering and geotechnical design to his translation of George E. Lazebnik's work on soil-structure interaction. Monitoring of Soil-Structure Interaction is aimed at professional geotechnical and foundation engineers who deal with soil-foundation interaction, soil pressure ...

  • Application of Numerical Methods to Geotechnical Problems

    The NUMGE98 Conference brought together senior and young researchers, scientists and practicing engineers from European and overseas countries, to share their knowledge and experience on the various aspects of the analysis of Geotechnical Problems through Numerical Methods. The papers address a broad spectrum of geotechnical problems, including ...

  • Cavity Expansion Methods in Geomechanics

    Cavity expansion theory is a simple theory that has found many applications in geotechnical engineering. In particular, it has been used widely to analyse problems relating to deep foundations, in-situ testing, underground excavation and tunnelling, and wellbore instability. Although much research has been carried out in this field, all the ...

  • Geotechnical Applications of Remote Sensing and Remote Data Transmission

    This book informs geotechnical engineers and related profession about the applications of new techniques in engineering investigation and monitoring programs: satellite imagery and data transmission by satellite or meteor trails. Papers include case studies of successful application of these techniques. ...

  • Dynamic Geotechnical Testing

    A volume of 19 papers that evaluates present laboratory practices as well as field-testing to determine dynamic testing, improvements to existing techniques and new techniques are ...

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