Tag: Soil

Soil Erosion Control in Drylands


Soil Erosion Control in Drylands
English | 2022 | ISBN: 303104858X | 719 Pages | PDF EPUB (True) | 84 MB
This book focuses on drylands such as arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas where they form the main part of ecosystems, e.g., in Iran, but also around the world. Mismanagement and improper exploitation of these areas lead to more degradation day by day.

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Applied Soil Chemistry


Applied Soil Chemistry
English | 2021 | ISBN: 1119710189 | 271 Pages | PDF | 15 MB
This book explores the state-of-the-art information regarding applied soil sciences. It covers the fundamentals, model concepts, principles, chemical reactions, functions, chemical recycling, chemical weathering, acid-base chemistry, carbon sequestration, and nutrient availability of soils. Also, it includes soil chemistry of heavy-metals, environment, clay, ion-exchange processes, analytical tools and applications. This book helps to understand the about soil characteristics targeting soil chemical reactions and interactions and its applications.

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The Last Battle on English Soil, Preston 1715


Jonathan Oates, "The Last Battle on English Soil, Preston 1715"
English | ISBN: 1472441559 | 2015 | 266 pages | EPUB | 4 MB
Whilst much has been written about the Jacobites, most works have tended to look at the Rebellion of 1745, rather than the earlier attempt to reinstate the Stuart dynasty. As such this book provides a welcome focus on events in 1715, when Jacobites in both England and Scotland tried to oust George I and to replace him with James Stuart. In particular it provides a detailed narrative and analysis of the campaign in the Lowlands of Scotland and in the north of England that led to the decisive battle at Preston and ended the immediate prospects of the Jacobite cause. Drawing upon a wealth of under-utilised sources, the work builds on existing research into the period to give weight to the community and individual dimensions of the crisis as well as to the military ones. Contrary to popular myth, the Jacobite army contained both English and Scots, and because it surrendered almost intact, an analysis of the surviving list of Jacobite prisoners captured in the North West England reveals much information about their origins, occupations, unit structure and, sometimes, religion, as well as the quality of the soldiers’ arms and equipment, their experience and that of their leaders. Through this study of the last major battle to be fought on English soil, a clearer picture emerges of the individuals and groups who sought to mould the direction of the freshly created British state and the dynasty that should rule it.

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Practice of Discrete Element Method in Soil-Structure Interface Modelling


Practice of Discrete Element Method in Soil-Structure Interface Modelling
English | 2023 | ISBN: 9811900469 | 436 Pages | EPUB (True) | 101 MB
This book is related to a parametric study of the soil-structural interface shearing behavior based on the numerical simulations of interface shear test with DEM, which is conducted from the role of soil properties, particle properties and structural properties.

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Grounded How soil shapes the games we play, the lives we make and the graves we lie in


Grounded: How soil shapes the games we play, the lives we make and the graves we lie in by Alisa Bryce
English | August 2, 2022 | ISBN: 1922458651 | True EPUB | 280 pages | 2.6 MB
Life on land could not exist without soil. Almost everything we need can be traced to the soil: food, fibre, medicines – even oxygen produced by plants. What would we be without it? Certainly not a planet worthy of the name Earth.

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Practice of Discrete Element Method in Soil-Structure Interface Modelling


Practice of Discrete Element Method in Soil-Structure Interface Modelling by Wan-Huan Zhou, Zhen-Yu Yin
English | PDF | 2022 (2023 Edition) | 273 Pages | ISBN : 9811900469 | 13 MB
This book is related to a parametric study of the soil-structural interface shearing behavior based on the numerical simulations of interface shear test with DEM, which is conducted from the role of soil properties, particle properties and structural properties.

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A Primer on Theoretical Soil Mechanics


A Primer on Theoretical Soil Mechanics
English | 2022 | ISBN: 1009210335 | 199 Pages | PDF | 10 MB
A Primer to Theoretical Soil Mechanics is about adapting continuum mechanics to granular materials. The field of continuum mechanics offers many fruitful concepts and methods, however there is declining interest in the field due to its complex and fragmented nature. This book’s purpose is therefore to facilitate the understanding of the theoretical principles of soil mechanics, as well as introducing the new theory of barodesy. This title argues for barodesy as a simple alternative to the plasticity theory used currently and provides a systematic insight into this new constitutive model for granular materials. This book therefore introduces a complex field from a fresh and innovative perspective using simple concepts, succinct equations and explanatory sketches. Intended for advanced undergraduates, graduates and PhD students, this title is also apt for researchers seeking advanced training on fundamental topics.

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