Sinkholes and Subsidence

Karst and Cavernous Rocks in Engineering and Construction

ISBN: 978-3-540-20725-2 (Print) 978-3-540-26953-3 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxi

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-23

    Rocks, dissolution and karst

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    Chapter

    Pages 25-48

    Sinkhole classification and nomenclature

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    Chapter

    Pages 49-84

    Rock failure in collapse and caprock sinkholes

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    Chapter

    Pages 85-109

    Soil failure in subsidence sinkholes

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    Chapter

    Pages 111-128

    Buried sinkholes and rockhead features

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    Chapter

    Pages 129-140

    Sinkholes in insoluble rocks

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    Chapter

    Pages 141-156

    Rock failure under imposed load over caves

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    Chapter

    Pages 157-180

    Sinkholes induced by engineering works

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    Chapter

    Pages 181-204

    Ground investigation in sinkhole terrains

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    Chapter

    Pages 205-225

    Hazard and risk assessment of sinkholes

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    Chapter

    Pages 227-243

    Prevention and remediation of sinkholes

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    Chapter

    Pages 245-270

    Construction in sinkhole terrains

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    Chapter

    Pages 271-350

    Case studies

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 375-383