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Principles of groundwater engineering

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Published by Lewis Publishers in Chelsea, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Groundwater -- Management.,
  • Groundwater flow.,
  • Groundwater.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-407) and index.

    StatementWilliam C. Walton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD403 .W35 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 546 p. :
    Number of Pages546
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1899374M
    ISBN 100873712838
    LC Control Number90090765

    It has a very fast advance rate. Unique features of the book are chapters on the applications of environmental isotopes and noble gases in the interpretation of aquifer evolution, and on regional characteristics such as topography, compaction and variable fluid density in the explanation of geological processes affecting past, present and future groundwater flow regimes. Notify your administrator of your interest. Past Participant Testimonials "Instructors explained complex concepts in a clear way. Read Count: Earth Anchors by B.

    Exploration for Rock Engineering. At every stage in the book enough examples are cited to enable a good comprehension of the subject by the reader. Fifty years ago, the sustainability of these systems on a larger scale began to come into consideration, becoming one of the main focuses of groundwater engineering. This book summarizes most of the theoretical and experimental works directed toward the ultimate and allowable holding capacity of earth anchors.

    It maintains good alignment, but requires a larger footprint. An extremely helpful text from an authority on the topic. It would appear that the way ahead in this difficult area is through the development and application of decision theory, risk analysis and the other statistical methods that form the basis of the approach generally presented in this book; indeed, earthquake engineers are providing a lead for other civil and geotechnical engineers in this regard. This edition benefits from the addition of two new co-authors joining Donald P. It is versatile and maintains alignment.


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Principles of groundwater engineering book

This book, number 15 in Elsevier's Developments in Geotechnical Engineering series, presents a collection of ten contributions by a number of highly respected experts in various aspects of seismology and earthquake engineering. Hydrogeology - Principles and Practice 2nd Edition Details This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of hydrogeology to enable the reader to appreciate the significance of groundwater in meeting current and future water resource challenges.

Nineteen of Colorado's 63 counties depend mostly on groundwater for supplies and domestic uses. However, for all its admirable qualities, the present book may not prove to be the fundamental font of engineering geological wisdom that so many readers will be seeking.

Basic equations; 2. Stand-alone chapters on geoenvironmental engineering, dams and levees, soil improvement, and geotechnical earthquake engineering have been eliminated.

Although earth anchors have been used in practice for several hundred years, proper theoretical developments for purposes of modern engineering design have taken place only during the past twenty years or so.

New ideas and research are advancing groundwater engineering into the 21st century, while still considering groundwater conservation. Because of the fact that no up-to-date standard reference or textbook on engineering geology exists, the appearance of a major work on the subject by two well-known contributors to this journal is to be welcomed.

This book is concerned with the practicalities of rock engineering: which parameters are of importance to rock mechanics engineers, how are these parameters determined and how are they utilized in design and construction?

Please contact our Higher Education team at HigherEducation wiley. These simulations are useful on their own; however, when used together, they help to give an even more accurate prediction of the future sustainability of an area, and what changes can be made to ensure stability in the area.

It would appear that the way ahead in this difficult area is through the development and application of decision theory, risk analysis and the other statistical methods that form the basis of the approach generally presented in this book; indeed, earthquake engineers are providing a lead for other civil and geotechnical engineers in this regard.

Principles of engineering geology

Although this book is not intended to be a comprehensive treatise on geotechnical engineering practice, the authors have found that a mix of theory and application facilitates the most effective learning. Otto D. If septic tanks are not built or maintained properly, they can leak bacteria, viruses and other chemicals into the surrounding groundwater.

Groundwater use in Colorado dates back to before the 20th century. This accessible textbook is essential reading for undergraduate and graduate students primarily in earth sciences, environmental sciences and physical geography with an interest in hydrogeology or groundwater science.

His research interests include geologic-geostatistical characterization of subsurface heterogeneity, mass transport in heterogeneous porous media, numerical modeling of groundwater systems, and regional system hydrogeology. Bookseller Inventory Bieniawski, A.

Transient flow; 8. Cook on methods of acquiring and utilizing geotechnical data, there are nine sections covering drilling techniques, testing in boreholes, core logging, rock mass classifications, in-situ tests on rock masses, principles of rock instrumentation, instrumentation of civil structures, instrumentation of mining structures and, finally, case studies.

Important parts of a well include the well seals, casings or liners, drive shoes, well screen assemblies, and a sand or gravel pack optional. Mud rotary drilling is especially cost effective for deep wells.

A unique feature of the book is a chapter on the application of environmental isotopes and noble gases in the interpretation of aquifer evolution.PRINCIPLES OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY P. B. ATTEWELL and I. W. FARMER University of Durham LONDON CHAPMAN AND HALL A Halsted Press Book JOHN WILEY & SONS, INC., NEW YORK.

The book presents a systematic approach to understanding groundwater. Earlier chapters explain the fundamental physical and chemical principles of hydrogeology, and later chapters feature groundwater investigation techniques in the context of catchment processes, as well as chapters on groundwater quality and contaminant hydrogeology.

Groundwater Hydrology, New Edition offers a unified presentation of the field, treating fundamental principles, methods, and problems as a whole. With this new edition, you′ll be able to stay current with recent developments in groundwater hydrology, learn modern modeling methods, and apply what you′ve learned to realistic situations.

Jan 30,  · Further in the area of water resources engineering watershed management and groundwater development are primarily based on the site geology and aquifer evaluation. Thus engineering geology is an interface area of Civil Engineering and Geology.

It has gained acceptability world over as a branch of civil engineering.

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To conclude, the third edition of The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering is not a substite for the many textbooks with focus on specific disciplines in groundwater engineering, but it is an excellent and comprehensive reference book that brings together theories, models, and experiments from many disciplines relevant to groundwater engineering Author: Andreas Englert.

Principles of Engineering Geology--by P. B. Attewell and I. W. Farmer. Chapman and Hall, London. pp., £ Because of the fact that no up-to-date standard reference or textbook on engineering geology exists, the appearance of a major work on the subject by two well-known contributors to this journal is to be welcomed.