Engineering Geology and Construction, by Fred G. Bell focuses on the relationship between geology and its implications for construction. This book covers the full scope of the topic from site investigation by means of to the complexities of reservoirs and dam sites.
Options embody international case research throughout, and summaries of accepted practice, plus sections on waste disposal, and contaminated land. The complete scope of the topic is considered, from site investigation via to the complexities of reservoirs and dam sites. International case studies are included throughout and summaries of accepted practice described.
Engineering Geology and Construction, by F. G. Bell additionally includes sections on the disposal of waste, and contaminated land. A thorough coverage of theory, and sensible demonstrations of its functions, makes it a useful book for college students and practitioners within the fields of geology, engineering and construction.
Author assesses the integrity of soil, rock, groundwater and other pure situations previous to major building tasks primarily based on procedures required for such developments and the suitability of applicable development materials. Engineering geologists are also concerned with analyzing sites and designs for environmentally sensitive developments, resembling landfill sites. By monitoring improvement areas and analyzing ground situations, this text makes sure that buildings will be secure in the quick and lengthy term.
Engineering Geology and Construction [Hardcover]
Fred G. Bell
CRC Press; WINNER OF THE CLAIRE P. HOLDREDGE AWARD 2004 edition