Geology for Engineers and Environmental Scientists (Pearson New International Edition of 3rd Revised ed)

Geology for Engineers and Environmental Scientists (Pearson New International Edition of 3rd Revised ed)

By: Alan E. Kehew (author)Paperback

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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.

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Contents

1. Challenges of the 21st Century 2. The Earth and Its Systems 3. Minerals 4. Igneous Rocks and Processes 5. Sedimentary Rocks and Processes 6. Metamorphic Rocks and Processes 7. Mechanics of Earth Materials 8. Structural Deformation of the Earth's Crust and Earthquakes 9. Weathering and Erosion 10. Soils, Soil Hazards and Land Subsidence 11. Ground Water 12. Subsurface Contamination and Remediation 13. Mass Movement and Slope Stability 14. Rivers 15. Oceans and Coasts 16. Glaciers, Permafrost, and Deserts

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781292039107
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 712
  • ID: 9781292039107
  • weight: 1540
  • ISBN10: 1292039108
  • edition: Pearson New International Edition of 3rd Revised ed

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