Engineering Geology: Rock in Engineering Construction, by Richard E. Goodman presents reviews of the basic info and experiences relating to the habits of different rock varieties in engineering construction. This book introduces geological exploration methods, stressing drilling and logging core samples.
There’s a chapter on active faults in engineering initiatives together with authorized arguments about undertaking sites. Illustrative case studies, ranging from the Auburn Dam controversy to international examples of single collapse problems, aid in college students’ awareness of rock mass propensities and structures.
This book introduces advanced course of involving geological, geotechnical, and different related info which may have an effect on the development or efficiency of a civil engineering or constructing project. It begins with an enough web site investigation, which is vital to the success of any development project. It’s the basis for a correct design primarily based on the mechanics of rock and soil masses. It’s elementary for the safe design of tunnels, dams, foundations and slopes.
Engineering Geology: Rock in Engineering Construction presents each the brand new and the experienced geological engineer specific data on the applying of rock and soil mechanics in geological engineering. It will result in improved understanding of engineering geology and all relating aspects.
This text is relevant for professionals who have to carry out, plan and/or evaluate geological engineering tasks, want to use outcomes from engineering geology in their own work, are exposed to engineering geology in their work surroundings and want to acquire a greater understanding. These embrace professionals working in engineering corporations, geological surveys, universities, consultancy firms and industry.
Engineering Geology: Rock in Engineering Construction [Paperback]
Richard E. Goodman
Wiley; 1 edition (January 1, 1993)