Engineering geology. Volume 23 : proceedings of the 30th International Geological Congress / edited by Wang Sijing and Marinos.

International Geological Congress (30th : 1996 : Beijing, China) [Browse]
First edition.
  • Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press, [1997]
  • ©1997
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Proceedings of the 30th International Geological Congress ; v. 23
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This volume focuses on the engineering geological and environmental problems of major engineering works, rock and soil properties, and protection of the geoenvironment and reduction of geohazards, reflecting the major achievements and advancement of engineering geological science and technology. It includes documents of the contributions of engineering geologists from various parts of the world, who attended the 30th International Geological Congress (IGC) held in Beijing on 4-14 August, 1996.
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  • Cover Page
  • Half Title Page
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Contents Page
  • Preface Page
  • Engineering Geological Problems of Major Engineering Works
  • Principal experience and technical methodology in geological investigation and research for the Three Gorges Project
  • Engineering geology and seismotectonic investigations for the 4 x 950 MW Darlington Nuclear Power Project
  • The engineering geology conditions and the design features - An example of dam construction on active fault
  • Sediment of hydroenergetic run-of-the-river reservoir of the Djerdap I hydroelectric power plant - Generation and problems in exploration
  • Anchoring engineering for Lianziya dangerous rockmass controlling at the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River, China
  • Reinforcement to the foundation of the plant building of Fushun 1st petroleum plant
  • Offshore geological investigation for port and airport development in Hong Kong
  • The deformation monitoring of high buildings in Xi'an city
  • Synthetic site investigation of Yangtze River Bridge of the Beijing-Shanghai railway
  • Repair and strengthening stone masonry buildings in seismically active areas of Pakistan
  • Research of railway rock slope in China
  • Integration of discrete element method and time series analysis technique to predict deformation in blocky rock slopes
  • A new method of estimation of slope stability composed of steeply dipping strata
  • A study on the safety thickness of top plate above shallow underground cavities
  • Fuzzy dynamic cluster zoning of stability and its application in Meishan underground mine
  • A study on engineering properties and counter-measures of soft rock and soil tunnels of Wanjiazhai Yellow River Diversion Project
  • Rock and Soil Properties.
  • The cause of formation and engineering geological properties of hydrothermal altered rocks in granite mass for Guangzhou pumped storage power station
  • Mineralogical, chemical and geotechnical characteristics of basaltic soil in Niksar, Northern Turkey
  • Dynamic properties of weak intercalation encountered in Xiaolangdi project on Yellow River
  • Engineering property of seafloor sediment in Huanghe subaqueous delta since Late Pleistocene
  • Engineering geological study and evaluation of red soil in China
  • Research on consolidation of saturated hard clay
  • On the internal factors for controlling the swelling-shrinkage of expansive soil
  • On the swelling-shrinkage properties and mechanisms of compacted expansive soil
  • Research on moistening and demoistening behaviour of collapsible loess
  • Microstructure effect on loess collapsibility
  • Quantification of microstructure of fine grained soil
  • Compression settlement of soft soil and the soil improvement
  • Engineering geological characteristics and evaluation of the soft soil in the lower Yellow River
  • Distinctive particle types in ground materials: Implications for engineering geology
  • Estimation of the residual shear strength of cohesive soils using a neural network model
  • Geoenvironment and Geohazards
  • The increasing role of urban geoscience at the end of the Twentieth Century
  • Geological processes and stability of urban areas
  • Sustainable development and mineral resources accounting of China
  • Urban environmental geological problems - Analysis of urban hazardous environmental effects in China
  • Assessment of the crustal stability in the Qingjiang river basin of the western Hubei province and its peripheral area, China
  • Principle and technique of development of GHMBS.
  • The special feature of expert system of policy decision analysis for prevention and treatment of geological hazards (GHPES)
  • Liquefaction and the associated lateral migration of the Hanshin District in the 1995 Hyogoken-Nanbu Earthquake (Kobe Earthquake), Central Japan
  • Common mechanism of landslide creation along the under construction Egnatia highway, in Pindos mountain range (W. Greece)
  • New Techniques and Application
  • Geophysical (resistivity) surveys help locating rock inhomogenities, weak zones and cavities under land sites dedicated for civil constructions (field examples in Syria)
  • Engineering properties of CIPS cemented calcareous sand
  • Some applications of ultrasonic borehole TV in geoscience
  • The study of mini-penetration test for the liquefaction of silt
  • The further study and test of liquefaction resistant characteristics of saturated silt
  • In-situ deformation measurements for evaluation of hydraulic rock parameters
  • Infiltration of rainwater from slopes of pyroclastic flow deposits using automated electrical prospecting
  • Construction Material
  • Evaluation of soil-tire mixtures as a lightweight fill material
  • Natural stone slab combined with wood - An interesting new building material
  • Construction material investigation and experiment studies of Wan An Xi concrete faced rockfill dam.
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