Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Geology for Engineers and Environmental Scientists - 3rd edition

Geology for Engineers and Environmental Scientists (ISBN10: 0131457306; ISBN13: 9780131457300)
ISBN13: 978-0131457300
ISBN10: 0131457306

Summary: For introductory courses in geology for engineers or engineering geology, offered in departments of geology, earth science, and civil engineering.

This text provides an introduction to geology for students of engineering and environmental science-with a focus on applications that they are likely to use in their professional careers. It demonstrates the importance of geology to engineers by including introductory mechanics, hydraulics, and case studies that
illustrate interactions between geology and engineering; applications involving environmental problems and solutions are given significant coverage as well.

Features
  • Flexible integration of geology and engineering-Presented in a way that enables instructors to structure the course to emphasize aspects of the material as needed.
  • A solid background in the basics of geology- Includes mineralogy; igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks; structural geology and plate tectonics; weathering and erosion; and rivers, coastlines, and glaciers.
  • Introduction to rock mechanics and soil mechanics-Gives students a head start as they progress to more advanced courses.
  • Many specific descriptions of geologic processes that are hazardous to human life and property to demonstrate the practical importance of geology to society.
...show more
Summary: For introductory courses in geology for engineers or engineering geology, offered in departments of geology, earth science, and civil engineering.

This text provides an introduction to geology for students of engineering and environmental science-with a focus on applications that they are likely to use in their professional careers. It demonstrates the importance of geology to engineers by including introductory mechanics, hydraulics, and case studies that illustrate interactions between geology and engineering; applications involving environmental problems and solutions are given significant coverage as well.

Features
  • Flexible integration of geology and engineering-Presented in a way that enables instructors to structure the course to emphasize aspects of the material as needed.
  • A solid background in the basics of geology- Includes mineralogy; igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks; structural geology and plate tectonics; weathering and erosion; and rivers, coastlines, and glaciers.
  • Introduction to rock mechanics and soil mechanics-Gives students a head start as they progress to more advanced courses.
  • Many specific descriptions of geologic processes that are hazardous to human life and property to demonstrate the practical importance of geology to society.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 06
Cover: Print On Demand
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 12/01/2005
International: No

View eBook Requirements
View Digital Rights



List Price: $190.75
Used $101.49
Used
Save $89.26 (47%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 13 hours and 40 minutes and it ships by Noon CT tomorrow!
New $177.52
Rental $36.99
Due back 08/14/2015
eTextbook $117.91
Marketplace sellers starting at $85.98

22 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Geology for Engineers and Environmental Scientists
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (22)  |  New (9)  |  Like New (2)  |  Very Good (1)  |  Good (5)  |  Acceptable (5)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$85.98
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
GICW Books
Hillsboro, OR
Seller Rating: 4.58
Textbook may contain underlining, highlighting or writing. Infotrac or untested CD may not be included.
$89.04
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Firehouse Liquidation
Vancouver, WA
Seller Rating: 4.23
May NOT include supplemental materials such as CDs and access codes. May include some highlighting or writing. Ships next business day! Choose expedited shipping for delivery in 2-6 business days! Exc ...show moreellent customer service! ...show less
$120.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Campus_Bookstore
Fayetteville, AR
Seller Rating: 4.16
Used - Good Hardcover. TEXTBOOK ONLY 3rd Edition May contain highlighting/underlining/notes/etc. May have used stickers on cover. Ships same or next day. Expedited shipping takes 2-3 business days; st ...show moreandard shipping takes 4-14 business days. ...show less
$133.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Town & City Books
Tucson, AZ
Seller Rating: 4.77
2006 Soft cover 3rd Edition Good. No Jacket Light wear to covers. Text appears unmarked. 0131457306.
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close