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<p>Many years ago it was suggested by Professor Robert E. Gibson to a group of colleagues to write a book on the theory of consolidation, as the theory of poroelasticity was then called, on the lines of the classical treatise by Carslaw and Jaeger on the Conduction ...
Reference: A. Verruijt, Poroelasticity
This book has two main aims: to demonstrate to international development agencies, governments, policy makers, project managers, practitioners, and community residents that landslide hazard can often be reduced in vulnerable urban communities in the developing ...
Reference: 2013 International Bank for Deconstruction and Development / The World Bank
This chapter presents the main abrasive effects observed in concrete hydraulic surfaces of dams of hydroelectric power plant (HPP). These types of hydraulic structures are subject to solicitations for dynamics order due to water flow at high speed usually ...
Reference: Publisher InTech Published online 16, March, 2012
Book on foundation design.Before a foundation design can be embarked on, the associated soil profile must be well established. The soil profile is compiled from three cornerstones of information: • in-situ testing results, particularly continuous tests, such ...
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<p>This book is the text for the introductory course of Soil Mechanics in the Department of Civil Engineering of the Delft University of Technology, as I have given from 1980 until my retirement in 2002. It contains an introduction into the major principles ...
Reference: A. Verruijt, Soil Mechanics
This chapter is a guide to the geotechnical designer who is responsible for providing geotechnical/seismicinput parameters to the structural engineers for their use in structural design of the transportation infrastructure (e.g., bridges, retaining walls, ...
Reference: WSDOT Geotechnical Design Manual M 46-03.01
Rockfall is a rapid and rather spontaneous natural hazard. It is a natural process that poses problems in many areas downslope from rocky outcrops throughout the world. To predict the potential rockfall threat, it is not only required to estimate the stopping ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: S. Lambert & F. Nicot (eds.). Rockfall engineering. ISTE Ltd. / John Wiley & Sons Inc.: pp. 143 - 173.
<p>In the metro-line crossing minimization problem, we are given a plane graph G = (V,E) and a set L of simple paths (or lines) that cover G, that is, every edge e ϵ E belongs to at least one path in L. The problem is to draw all paths in L along the edges ...
Reference: Graph Drawing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 5849, 2010, pp 381-392
 
This chapter provides information on the potential and magnitude of mud floods and mudflows that may develop in Aspen due to rainfall events, snowmelt, or rain on snow events. This chapter also provides guidance on the design process for sites at risk for ...
Reference: Urban Runoff Management Plan, Rev 4/2010
<p>Principles of Geotechnical Engineering was originally published with a 1985 copyright and was intended for use as a text for the introductory course in geotechnical engineering taken by practically all civil engineering students, as well as for use as a ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics
Reference: Braja M. Das, Principles of Geotechnical Engineering