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Stereographic projection techniques for geologists and civil engineers

Lisle, Richard John and Leyshon, Peter R. 2004. Stereographic projection techniques for geologists and civil engineers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Item Type: Book
Book Type: Authored Book
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Earth and Ocean Sciences
Subjects: Q Science > QE Geology
Uncontrolled Keywords: Spherical projection; Structural geology; Geological mapping
Additional Information: The stereographic projection is an essential tool in the fields of structural geology and geotechnics, which allows three-dimensional orientation data to be represented and manipulated. This book has been designed to make the subject as accessible as possible. It gives a straightforward and simple introduction to the subject and, by means of examples, illustrations and exercises, encourages the student to visualise the problems in three dimensions. Students of all levels will be able to work through the book and come away with a clear understanding of how to apply these vital techniques. This new edition contains additional material on geotechnical applications, improved illustrations and links to useful web resources and software programs. It will provide students of geology, rock mechanics, geotechnical and civil engineering with an indispensable guide to the analysis and interpretation of field orientation data.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521828902
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 02:11

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