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Geotechnical engineering investigation handbook

Author: Roy E Hunt
Publisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : Taylor & Francis, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"The Geotechnical Engineering Investigation Handbook provides the tools necessary for fusing geological characterization and investigation with critical analysis for obtaining engineering design criteria. Updating this pioneering reference for the 21st century, this second edition reflects the technological developments that have occurred in the 20 years since the first edition was published. By using a practical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Guides, manuels, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy E Hunt
ISBN: 0849321824 9780849321825
OCLC Number: 57166643
Notes: Revised edition of: Geotechnical engineering investigation manual. 1984.
Description: 1066 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Exploration --
Measurement of properties --
Field instrumentation --
Rock and soil : identification and classification --
Rock-mass characteristics --
Soil formations : geologic classes and characteristics --
Water : surface and subsurface --
Landslides and other slope failures --
Ground subsidence, collapse, and heave --
Earthquakes --
Appendix A : the Earth and geologic history --
Appendix B : USGS quads, aerial photographs, satellite and SLAR imagery --
Appendix C : English to metric in the international system --
Appendix D : symbols --
Appendix E : engineering properties of geologic materials : data and correlations.
Responsibility: Roy E. Hunt.

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