Geology for Engineers
by Robert Fox Sorsbie
Publisher: Griffin 1911
Number of pages: 464
A knowledge of geology is of the first importance to the practical engineer. The engineer requires the needful information to be put before him in a clear and concise manner; the author compiled the requisite information in one volume, in the hope that it may serve as a handy book of reference.
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Contents: Hawaii hotspot; Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain; Evolution of Hawaiian volcanoes; Hawaiian eruption; List of volcanoes in the Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain; Windward isles; Loihi Seamount; Kilauea; Kilauea Iki; Mauna Loa; Hualalai; etc.
by Kenneth Wohletz, Grant Heiken - University of California Press
Practical guide for geologists and drilling engineers. It describes the potential geothermal reservoirs associated with volcanic regions and offers examples of how geological field data give evidence of the location and size of a geothermal resource.
by William Harmon Norton - Ginn & company
The author has ventured to depart from the common usage which subdivides geology into a number of departments, and to treat in immediate connection with each geological process the land forms and the rock structures which it has produced.
by Oliver C. Farrington - A. W. Mumford
Where do they come from? What are they made of? How can they be distinguished? What is their value? The subject as a whole has been treated from the mineralogical standpoint, as this affords the best basis for a thorough knowledge of gems.