Monday, July 25, 2011

New from Knovel: Mining Engineering & Extractive Metallurgy- Explorations & Geophysics

Sedimentary Rocks in the Field - A Color Guide
Dorrik A.V. Stow

From the back cover: This book is an ideal field companion for undergraduate and graduate students of geology, environmental sciences, hydrogeology, oceanography, and more. Professionals in petroleum geology and resource management, as well as budding geologists, will also find this to be an indispensable reference.

From product description:
* More than 400 color photographs and diagrams
* Extensive cross-referencing for ease of use in the field
* Examples from more than 30 countries
* Focus on economic applications

Applied Coal Petrology - The Role of Petrology in Coal Utilization

Isabel Suárez-Ruiz; John C. Crelling

from Knovel: This book is an integrated approach towards the applications of coal (organic) petrology and is recommended for coal producers and marketers, as well as coal researchers and teachers.


Rock Slope Stability
Charles Kliche

from Knovel: This book describes the basic rock slope failure modes and methods of analysis and will benefit anyone involved in surface mine design or production, construction, education, or regulation.

Written by a School of Mines & Technology professor: http://www.hpcnet.org/sdsmt/directory/personnel/ckliche

Geophysical Electromagnetic Theory and Methods
Michael S. Zhdanov

Product description: In this book the author presents the state-of-the-art electromagnetic (EM) theories and methods employed in EM geophysical exploration. The book brings together the fundamental theory of EM fields and the practical aspects of EM exploration for mineral and energy resources. This text is unique in its breadth and completeness in providing an overview of EM geophysical exploration technology.

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