Engineering Geology and Construction

Engineering Geology and Construction

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Winner of the 2004 Claire P. Holdredge Award of the Association of Engineering Geologists (USA). The only book to concentrate on the relationship between geology and its implications for construction, this book covers the full scope of the subject from site investigation through to the complexities of reservoirs and dam sites. Features include international case studies throughout, and summaries of accepted practice, plus sections on waste disposal, and contaminated land.It also should be remembered that groundwater can undergo cyclic changes in quality, so any apparent changes must be ... The well screen should be provided with a gravel or sand pack to prevent the migration of fine material into the well. ... as for a water supply well, although the design entrance velocity should be lower for a monitoring well than a water well. ... If a bailer or some form of sampler is to be inserted down the casing, then the well must be of a sufficiently large diameter anbsp;...

Title:Engineering Geology and Construction
Author:Fred G. Bell
Publisher:CRC Press - 2004-05-27


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