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Engineering Geology : Rock in Engineering Construction - Richard E. Goodman

Engineering Geology

Rock in Engineering Construction

Paperback Published: 18th January 1993
ISBN: 9780471544241
Number Of Pages: 432

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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.


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.



ISBN: 9780471544241
ISBN-10: 0471544248
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 18th January 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.25 x 18.3  x 2.28
Weight (kg): 0.85
Edition Number: 1