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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
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.
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
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
Virgin Soil By Ivan S. Turgenev
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The title of Turgenev’s last novel, Virgin Soil, evokes Russia’s vast countrysides and its fertile lands, ready to receive the seed of future crops from the farmer’s hands. It also... More > indirectly refers to the Russian peasantry, the object of propaganda and organizing actions by the ‘Going to the People’ movement of the 1870s, which is Turgenev’s chief focus in his novel. This populist movement, the Narodniki, was led by young students and intellectual radicals, most in their twenties, who went to the countrysides to politicize “the people” for revolutionary action against the Czar.< Less
Virgin Soil By Ivan Turgenev
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Turgenev was the most liberal-spirited and unqualifiedly humane of all the great nineteenth-century Russian novelists, and in Virgin Soil, his biggest and most ambitious work, he sought to balance... More > his deep affection for his country and his people with his growing apprehensions about what their future held in store. At the heart of the book is the story of a young man and a young woman, torn between love and politics, who struggle to make headway against the complacency of the powerful, the inarticulate misery of the powerless, and the stifling conventions of provincial life. This rich and complex book, at once a love story, a devastating, and bitterly funny social satire, and, perhaps most movingly of all, a heartfelt celebration of the immense beauty of the Russian countryside, is a tragic masterpiece in which one of the world's finest novelists confronts the enduring question of the place of happiness in a political world.< Less