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Geotechnical hazards proceedings of the XIth Danube-European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Poreč, Croatia, 25-29 May 1998 by Danube-European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (11th 1998 PorecМЊ, Croatia)

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Published by A.A. Balkema in Rotterdam, Brookfield, VT .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Soil mechanics -- Congresses.,
  • Earthquake engineering -- Congresses.,
  • Environmental geotechnology -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Božica Marić, Zvonimir Lisac, Antun Szavits-Nossan.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsMarić, Božica., Lisac, Zvonimir., Szavits-Nossan, Antun.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 892 p. :
Number of Pages892
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18128949M
ISBN 109054109572

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1st Edition Published on January 1, by CRC Press The contributions to this volume examine: geotechnical hazard acknowledging the deversity of local ground Geotechnical Hazards - 1st Edition - Z. Lisac - B. Maric - A. Szavi. Book Description. Geologic hazards pose the greatest threat to human safety for any geotechnical undertaking, but it is ultimately the engineer's ability to recognize and cope with these hazards that will determine the safety of life and property. The book provides some first-hand information on the Tohuko earthquake disasters in Japan, the most recent update on the theories and methods for geotechnical analyses and predictions, and the latest methods and practices in geotechnical engineering, in particular, dealing with geotechnical hazard. It is a rare occasion for some 30 plus.   Hazards from natural and man-made materials. Geotechnical hazards. Managing geotechnical risk. Why ground conditions are a risk. Problems with the current approach. Eliminating uncertainty – new methods of working.

  Geologic hazards pose the greatest threat to human safety for any geotechnical undertaking, but it is ultimately the engineer's ability to recognize and cope with these hazards that will determine the safety of life and property. Armed with Geologic Hazards: A Field Guide for Geotechnical Engineers you will be able to properly recognize, understand. Armed with Geologic Hazards: A Field Guide for Geotechnical Engineers you will be able to properly recognize, understand various geologic hazards, and provide safe and economical construction. Eminent expert Roy E. Hunt thoroughly examines the potential for slope failures, earthquakes, ground subsidence, collapse, and expansion.   Details Title Geotechnical Engineering Books (Foundation Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Rock Mechanics, Geology Tunneling etc.) – Update No of Books. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.

This book is a collection of papers presented at the International Workshop on Geotechnical Natural Hazards held July 12–15, , in Kitakyushu, Japan. The workshop was the sixth in the series of Japan–Taiwan Joint Workshops on Geotechnical Hazards .   From the Back Cover. This book presents all issues of earthquake geotechnical engineering in a comprehensive way. It summarizes the present knowledge on earthquake hazards and their causative mechanisms, experimental studies on nonlinear complex soil behaviour, an analysis to predict ground behaviour during earthquakes, field studies to determine nature of real ground as input .   Maintaining safety is the primary focus of any site; there are legal obligations to be met by all directly involved in any project and all associated with it. It is the responsibility of all to identify risks and then to mitigate against them. Geotechnical engineering has its own specific hazards and risks. As a result, modern risk assessment and management are required in all aspects of geotechnical issues, such as planning, design, construction of geotechnical structures, mitigation of geo-hazards, management of large construction projects, maintenance of structures and life-cycle cost evaluation. This volume discusses: 1.