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Geologic Hazards: A Field Guide for Geotechnical Engineers

Handbook / Manual

By: Roy E Hunt

CRC Press

Hardback | May 2007 | #168818 | ISBN-13: 9781420052503
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About this book

Geologic hazards pose the greatest threat to human safety for any geotechnical undertaking, but it is the engineer's ability to recognize and cope with these hazards. This book aims to help engineers to properly recognize, understand various geologic hazards, and provide safe and economical construction.


Contents

Introduction. Landslides and Other Slope Failures. Ground Subsidence, Collapse, and Heave. Earthquakes. Appendix: The Earth and Geologic History. Index.

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Biography

Practicing Geotechnical Engineer, Bricktown, New Jersey, USA

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