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Glossary of selected geologic terms with special reference to their use in engineering

William Lee Stokes

Glossary of selected geologic terms with special reference to their use in engineering

by William Lee Stokes

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Published by [Colorado Scientific Society] in Denver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. vi-xii.

    Statementby William Lee Stokes and David J. Varnes.
    SeriesColorado Scientific Society. Proceedings,, v. 16, Proceedings of the Colorado Scientific Society ;, v. 16.
    ContributionsVarnes, David J. 1919- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE5 .S8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 165 p.
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL212119M
    LC Control Numbera 57002059

    Engineering geology is the application of the geology to engineering study for the purpose of assuring that the geological factors regarding the location, design, construction, operation and maintenance of engineering works are recognized and accounted for. Engineering geologists provide geological and geotechnical recommendations, analysis, and design associated with human development and. -a geologic time and life chart The definitions in this book are drawn largely from the autoritatterm From Aa to Zweikanter, this popular dictionary has now been revised and updated. This edition includes over 1, new terms plus:4/5.

    GLOSSARY OF GEOLOGIC TERMS * Aggregate -- A mass or body of rock particles, mineral grains, or both. Any of several hard, inert materials, such as sand, gravel, slag, or crushed stone, used for mixing with a cemeting or bituminous material to form concrete, mortar, or plater; or used alone, as in railroad ballast or graded fill. Algae -- Photosynthetic, almost exclusively. This is a list of important publications in geology, organized by field.. Some reasons why a particular publication might be regarded as important: Topic creator – A publication that created a new topic; Breakthrough – A publication that changed scientific knowledge significantly; Influence – A publication which has significantly influenced the world or has had a massive impact on the.

    Volume 16 / Stokes, Wm, L. and Varnes, D. J. / GLOSSARY OF SELECTED GEOLOGIC TERMS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THEIR USE IN ENGINEERING, Denver, , cl, pages, - 3 -, $ 20 Vol # 2 / Steven, T. A., / Cenozoic Geomorphic History of the Medicine Bow Mountains near the Northgate Fluorspar District, Colorado, ; pages 35 - The New Penguin Dictionary of Geology describes engineering geology as the 'application of geological information, techniques and principles to the design, construction and maintenance of.


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Glossary of Selected Geologic Terms With Special Reference To Their Use in Engineering. Hardcover – January 1, by David J. Varnes (Author), Wm. Lee Stokes (Author)Author: David J. Varnes, Wm. Lee Stokes. Genre/Form: Dictionaries Dictionnaires anglais: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stokes, William Lee, Glossary of selected geologic terms with special reference to their use in engineering.

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