Sinkholes and Subsidence: Karst and Cavernous Rocks in Engineering and Construction

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Springer Science & Business Media, 2005 - Science - 382 pages
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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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Engineering Geology
F G Bell
Limited preview - 2007

About the author (2005)

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.

Fred Bell is a qualified Chartered Banker working for the Royal Bank of Scotland. He has specialized in risk management over the last 10 years. Currently he is Head of Operational Risk & Risk COO for our Wealth Division Mr Bell is also Examiner for Operational Risk Management for the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland and chairs the Securities and Investment Institute Advanced Operational Risk Panel. He specializes in operational risk, business continuity, risk education, project management, developing risk frameworks.

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