Engineering Geology: Rock in Engineering Construction by Richard E. GoodmanEngineering Geology: Rock in Engineering Construction by Richard E. Goodman

Engineering Geology: Rock in Engineering Construction

byRichard E. Goodman, Susan Goodman

Paperback | January 18, 1993

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Using an engineer's perspective, it offers a concrete account of the basic facts and experiences regarding the behavior of different rock types in engineering construction. Details geological exploration techniques, stressing drilling and logging core samples. Features a chapter on active faults in engineering projects including legal arguments about project sites. Illustrative case studies, ranging from the Auburn Dam controversy to international examples of single collapse problems, aid in students' awareness of rock mass propensities and structures.
Title:Engineering Geology: Rock in Engineering ConstructionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 10.33 × 7.2 × 0.9 inPublished:January 18, 1993Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:0471544248

ISBN - 13:9780471544241

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Table of Contents


Geological Investigations.

Shales, Sandstones, and Associated Rocks.

Soluble Rocks: Limestone, Dolomite, and Evaporites.

Plutonic Igneous Rocks.

Volcanism and Volcanic Rocks.

Metamorphic Rocks.

Rock Structure and Fault Activity.