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By Daniels & Fang

Integrating and mixing conventional thought with particle-energy-field idea, this book provides a framework for the research of soil behaviour below diversified environmental stipulations. This ebook explains the why and the way of geotechnical engineering in an environmental context. utilizing either SI and Imperial devices, the authors hide: rock mechanics soil mechanics and hydrogeology  soil homes and classifications and concerns when it comes to infected land.  scholars of civil, geotechnical and environmental engineering and practitioners strange with the particle-energy-field notion, will locate that this book's novel strategy is helping to explain the complicated conception at the back of geotechnics.

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4 presents a flow diagram illustrating the effects of load/environmental factors on the useful life of soil. The useful life of soil is the result of both loading and environmental factors. Some of the relatively important sources affecting the soil–water behavior and their interaction are outlined in the following sections, and detailed discussions will be presented in Chapters 4 and 6. 2 Particle behavior in thermal energy field The thermal energy field affects soil behavior in several different ways.

7) as well as the phenomena of radon gas relative to radium (Ra), radon (Rn), and the radon daughter (P0). 10. 2 Solid–liquid–gas interface 1 Single-phase interface: It covers liquid–liquid, solid–solid, and gas–gas. Among these three cases, the liquid–liquid interface occurs most commonly as clean water interacting with polluted water, saltwater intrusion, and oil–water mixtures. In solid–solid interfaces such as dry sand–gravel mixtures, coal, crushed stone, if moisture is present between them, then the single-phase interface becomes the doublephase or even the multiphase interface.

5). These forces are referred to as internal environmental forces or stresses; the ability of the soil to retain or dissipate heat, which is dependent on its heat capacity and thermal conductivity. The heat transfer process in the soil is through three basic processes: conduction, convection and radiation, although primarily controlled by conduction; the thermoelectric effect which was discovered by J. T. Seebeck in 1822. This is the phenomena of temperature gradients giving rise to electrical potential.

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