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Language: English. Brand new Book. This is a revised and updated edition of the highly successful first edition. In the intervening period the procedures used in the description of soils and rocks have continued to develop and evolve and this new edition incorporates changes in the national and international standards, BS and EN ISO and and makes close comparison with US practice in description ASTM D and classification ASTM D In addition, changes in definitions, naming procedures, and new terms are all included and explained.
More detailed guidance is given for several procedures including identification of minerals in the process of naming rocks, comparisons of terminology between engineering geology and the other geosciences and alignment of the classification approach to that proposed for earthworks in line with EN The book continues to provide invaluable practical guidance in carrying out engineering geological logging of soil and rock samples and exposures in the field. The systematic and codified approach are laid out in detail to ensure the defined descriptors are used in a consistent format, rendering mistakes less likely and the necessary communication from field to design more successful.
The procedures, techniques and tips within this book continue to serve and guide young practitioners learning their craft, but also their seniors and mentors, including responsible experts who sign off the logs and report on behalf of their company.
More than ever the need to be aware of current practices in order to avoid costly mistakes is paramount. Seller Inventory AAZ Book Description Whittel Publisher, Book Description Hardback. Not Signed; This is a revised and updated edition of the highly successful first edition.
In the intervening period the procedures used in the description of soils and rocks have continued to develop and evolve and this new edition incorporates changes in the national and international standards, BS a. Book Description Whittles Publishing.
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Soil and Rock Description in Engineering Practice
David Norbury. Reviews of the 1st edition ' This book comes from a thoroughbred stable. David Norbury is uniquely placed to write such a book Soil and rock description is the core of the engineering geologist's professional specialism and this book will help both the practitioner and their colleagues and clients benefit from objective and consistent descriptions. It is crammed full of tables, figures, photographs, all in an authoritative text. The pictures worth a thousand words! Who to recommend the book to?
Well, just about everybody who in any way is active in site investigation or on courses on the subject, from beginners to well-established practitioners, not only in the UK but more or less worldwide. The book is authoritative; it is a reference book