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Geology for Engineers and  Environmental Scientists:Pearson New International Edition
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GEOLOGY FOR ENGINEERS AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTISTS:PEARSON NEW INTERNATIONAL EDITION

PAPERBACK BY KEHEW, ALAN E.

£52.99

ISBN
9781292039107
IMPRINT
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
 
 
EDITION
3RD EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
712 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 NOV 2013

DESCRIPTION

For introductory courses in geology for engineers or engineering geology, offered in departments of geology, earth science, and civil engineering. This text provides an introduction to geology for students of engineering and environmental science - with a focus on applications that they are likely to use in their professional careers. It demonstrates the importance of geology to engineers by including introductory mechanics, hydraulics, and case studies that illustrate interactions between geology and engineering; applications involving environmental problems and solutions are given significant coverage as well.

CONTENTS

1. Challenges of the 21st Century2. The Earth and Its Systems3. Minerals4. Igneous Rocks and Processes5. Sedimentary Rocks and Processes6. Metamorphic Rocks and Processes7. Mechanics of Earth Materials8. Structural Deformation of the Earth's Crust and Earthquakes9. Weathering and Erosion10. Soils, Soil Hazards and Land Subsidence11. Ground Water12. Subsurface Contamination and Remediation13. Mass Movement and Slope Stability14. Rivers15. Oceans and Coasts16. Glaciers, Permafrost, and Deserts