797 pages, b&w illus
Winner of the Claire P. Holdredge Award 2004, Engineering Geology and Construction is an in-depth study of the influence of geology on construction. It is the only book to concentrate on this relationship, providing comprehensive, well-referenced and up-to-date information. The full scope of the subject is considered, from site investigation through to the complexities of reservoirs and dam sites. International case studies are incorporated throughout and summaries of accepted practice described. Also included are sections on the disposal of waste, and contaminated land. A thorough coverage of theory, and practical demonstrations of its applications, makes Engineering Geology and Construction an invaluable book for students and practitioners in the fields of geology, engineering and construction.
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