Engineering Geology, Second Edition

Brand: Butterworth-Heinemann
SKU: DADAX0750680776
ISBN : 9780750680776
Price:
$58.10

Domestic Shipping:$3.99
Qty: - +
   - OR -   

Engineering Geology, Second Edition

Every engineering structure, whether it's a building, bridge or road, is affected by the ground on which it is built. Geology is of fundamental importance when deciding on the location and design of all engineering works, and it is essential that engineers have a basic knowledge of the subject.

Engineering Geology introduces the fundamentals of the discipline and ensures that engineers have a clear understanding of the processes at work, and how they will impact on what is to be built. Core areas such as stratigraphy, rock types, structures and geological processes are explained, and put in context. The basics of soil mechanics and the links between groundwater conditions and underlying geology are introduced.

As well as the theoretical knowledge necessary, Professor Bell introduces the techniques that engineers will need to learn about and understand the geological conditions in which they intend to build. Site investigation techniques are detailed, and the risks and risk avoidance methods for dealing with different conditions are explained.

* Accessible introduction to geology for engineers
* Key points illustrated with diagrams and photographs
* Teaches the impact of geology on the planning and design of structures

Specifications of Engineering Geology, Second Edition

GENERAL
AuthorF G Bell
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition2
ISBN-100750680776
ISBN-139780750680776
PublisherButterworth-Heinemann
Number Of Pages592
Publication Date2007-02-28
DIMENSIONS
Height9.5 inch.
Length7.4 inch.
Width1.34 inch.
Weight2.65 pounds.

Write a review


Your Name:


Your Email:


Your Review:

Note: HTML is not translated!

Rating: Bad           Good

Enter the code in the box below: