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"Sinkholes and Subsidence" provides a twenty-first century account of how the various subsidence features in carbonate and evaporite rocks cause problems in development and construction in our living environment. The authors explain the processes by which different types of sinkholes develop and mature in karst terrains.They consider the various methods used in site investigations, both direct and indirect, to locate the features associated with these hazards and risks, highlighting the value of hazard mapping. Various ground improvement techniques and the special types of foundation structures which deal with these problems are covered in the second half of the text. This book is supplemented with a wealth of actual case studies and solutions, written by invited experts.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.5" Width: 6.8" Height: 1" Weight: 2.05 lbs.
Release Date Dec 22, 2004
ISBN 3540207252 ISBN13 9783540207252
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More About Tony Waltham
Tony Waltham is a professional geologist and expert on the limestone geology of the Yorkshire Dales. His previous books include "Sinkholes and Subsidence" and "Foundations of Engineering Geology."
Tony Waltham currently resides in Nottingham. Tony Waltham has an academic affiliation as follows - Retired from Nottingham Trent University, UK.