Landslides: Investigation and Mitigation National Research Council US Transportation Research Board Special Report PDF Download Ebook. A. Keith Turner and Robert L. Schuster focus on the management of landslide risk with an excellent broader international scope.
This text provides comprehensive, sensible discussions of field investigations, laboratory testing, and stability analysis procedures and applied sciences; comprehensive references to the literature; and discussions of case research, state-of-the-art techniques, and research directions. Particular instances and materials embody tropical and residual soils, colluvium and talus, shales and degradable materials, hydraulic tailings, loess, comfortable delicate clays and permafrost.
This text is a drastically expanded edition of the highly common predecessor Particular Report 176 on landslides published in 1978. The report is of curiosity to geologists and engineers chargeable for landslide investigations, university students learning landslides, and researchers wanting a definitive reference for landslide investigation and mitigation procedures.
The report’s 25 chapters are individually authored and each has a separate entry in the TRIS knowledge base. The Index and Subject Index are provided. It is a properly written book with a good selection of diagrams to support and improve the text. It is a useful resource. As the title implies it covers all facets of landslides from investigation to mitigation in addition to current terminology and some insightful case studies.
Landslides: Investigation and Mitigation (National Research Council (U.S.) Transportation Research Board Special Report) [Paperback]
A. Keith Turner and Robert L. Schuster
Transportation Research Board; First edition (June 1996)
Download Landslides Investigation and Mitigation Special Report PDF Ebook :