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Frozen Soils By Dr. Hamdy Youssef, Ph.D., P.Eng.
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Due to the rapid increase of engineering developments in cold regions, and the utilization of ground freezing techniques for civil and mining engineering projects worldwide, there is a need for... More > knowledge of the physical and mechanical properties of frozen soils and hence the need of laboratory testing manual. The book presents detailed description of samples preparations of frozen soils for triaxial and compressibility tests. In addition, the testing procedures and data processing are presented for the following types of tests: 1. Triaxial compression; strain- rate controlled test, 2. Triaxial (and uniaxial) stress- relaxation tests with constant volume, and 3. Compressibility tests. Extensive experimental results are presented as numerical and graphics output of the author’s developed computer program FROZENSOIL.1. The book is written as a testing manual and is a mild stone contribution towards developing comprhensive standards for laboratory testing of frozen soils.< Less
Frozen Soils By Dr. Hamdy Youssef, Ph.D., P.Eng.
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Due to the rapid increase of engineering developments in cold regions, and the utilization of ground freezing techniques for civil and mining engineering projects worldwide, there is a need for... More > knowledge of the physical and mechanical properties of frozen soils and hence the need of laboratory testing manual. The book presents detailed description of samples preparations of frozen soils for triaxial and compressibility tests. In addition, the testing procedures and data processing are presented for the following types of tests: 1. Triaxial compression; strain- rate controlled test, 2. Triaxial (and uniaxial) stress- relaxation tests with constant volume, and 3. Compressibility tests. Extensive experimental results are presented as numerical and graphics output of the author’s developed computer program FROZENSOIL.1. The book is written as a testing manual and is a mild stone contribution towards developing comprhensive standards for laboratory testing of frozen soils.< Less
Soil and Sense By Michael Graham
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Here is. the crux of the matter, as I see it. The food for men cannot be grown unless the land is also fed. I searched the public library for a short book that would give the key to this puzzle, but... More > I did not find what I wanted.. There were indeed some good books by good scientists and they are in my list of references at the end of this book, but they each dealt with only a part of the problem. For example, books that described the soil bacteria made no mention of landlords.. The popular books on agriculture included novels, biographies, and essays, but these all avoided technical details, and it is difficult to state or solve a practical problem without setting it against a background of details. Because I found no one book I had to wrestle out the problem for myself, from various books and with the help of such experience of the land as a man may gain in his leisure. This, then, is a short book on the central problem of agriculture, that is the quality of soil. Get Your Copy Today!< Less
Soil and Sense By Michael Graham
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Here is. the crux of the matter, as I see it. The food for men cannot be grown unless the land is also fed. I searched the public library for a short book that would give the key to this puzzle, but... More > I did not find what I wanted.. There were indeed some good books by good scientists and they are in my list of references at the end of this book, but they each dealt with only a part of the problem. For example, books that described the soil bacteria made no mention of landlords.. The popular books on agriculture included novels, biographies, and essays, but these all avoided technical details, and it is difficult to state or solve a practical problem without setting it against a background of details. Because I found no one book I had to wrestle out the problem for myself, from various books and with the help of such experience of the land as a man may gain in his leisure. This, then, is a short book on the central problem of agriculture, that is the quality of soil. Get Your Copy Today!< Less
Fractals of Soil By Ted Grudin
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Fractals of Soil. by Ted Grudin. The words in this text are a representation, and an imitation, of humanity. They follow, vaguely, the work entitled Fractals of Lake in that they involve small... More > pieces of thought that are both repetitive and convoluted.< Less
Fractals of Soil By Ted Grudin
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Fractals of Soil. by Ted Grudin. The words in this text are a representation, and an imitation, of humanity. They follow, vaguely, the work entitled Fractals of Lake in that they involve small... More > pieces of thought that are both repetitive and convoluted.< Less
Children Of The Soil By Henryk Sienkiewicz: a Project Gutenberg eBook
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Children Of The Soil by Henryk Sienkiewicz: a Project Gutenberg eBook.Please visit our Spotlight at http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/challengemyreading for more books.
The Absence of Soil By Imani Mamalution
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The Absence of Soil is a compilation of ideas gathered from growing numbers of mamas (& others) who are concerned about the impacts of our actions today for the future of tomorrow. It is intended... More > to serve to inspire & mobilize a movement of conscious consumers, radical homemakers & sovereign free-thinkers to trust their instinct and take back the planet.< Less
The Absence of Soil By Imani Mamalution
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The Absence of Soil is a compilation of ideas gathered from growing numbers of mamas (& others) who are concerned about the impacts of our actions today for the future of tomorrow. It is intended... More > to serve to inspire & mobilize a movement of conscious consumers, radical homemakers & sovereign free-thinkers to trust their instinct and take back the planet.< Less
Growth of the Soil By Knut Hamsun
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Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920 "for his monumental work, Growth of the Soil a grand, sweeping saga of sacrifice and struggle. This epic tale recaptures the world of Norwegian... More > homesteaders at the turn of the 20th century. Rich in symbolism, it continues to resonate with modern readers." He insisted that the intricacies of the human mind ought to be the main object of modern literature, to describe the "whisper of the blood, and the pleading of the bone marrow". Hamsun pursued his literary program, debuting in 1890 with the psychological novel Hunger.< Less