Series: Geotechnical, Geological, and Earthquake Engineering Volume: 15
Edited By: Susumu Iai
304 pages, 140 col & 50 b/w illus
This book is part of a bold, new initiative towards global sustainability and development that draws on the disciplines of geotechnical engineering and earthquake geotechnics. It contains contributions from fifteen of the world's leading experts who met in Kyoto in early 2010 to discuss a range of issues related to the ways geotechnics can help us face the challenges ahead, from the technical to the social, from geo-hazards to megacities, from global warming and coastal protection to the conservation of world heritage sites.
Preface: Designing for Sustainability
2 Seismic Hazards
3 Lifelines in Megcities
5 Geotechnics and Society
6 World Heritage in Asia
7 Coastal Protection
8 Combined Hazards
9 Urban Microzonation
10 Slope Failure
12 Exploring Non-Gravity Geotechnics
13 Soil MechanicsIndex
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