Winner of the 2004 Claire P. Holdredge Award of the Association of Engineering Geologists (USA).
The only book to concentrate on the relationship between geology and its implications for construction, this book covers the full scope of the subject from site investigation through to the complexities of reservoirs and dam sites. Features include international case studies throughout, and summaries of accepted practice, plus sections on waste disposal, and contaminated land.
Table of Contents
1. Land Evaluation and Site Investigation 2. Open Excavation and Slopes 3. Subsurface Excavations 4. Foundation Conditions and Buildings 5. Routeways 6. Reservoirs and Dam Sites 7. Hydrogeology 8. River and Coastal Engineering 9. Waste and its Disposal 10. Derelict and Contaminated Land 11. Geological Material Used in Construction.
Fred G. Bell