This collections contains 35 key papers by James K. Mitchell during his extraordinary career as a geotechnical engineer.Ø In addition to teaching, Mitchell's career encompassed geotechnical projects ranging from research on hazardous waste landfill stability at Kettleman Hills in California, to lunar soil analysis for NASA Apollo Missions, to working with the Mayor of San Francisco following the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Science.
Topics include:experimental and analytic studies of soil behavior related to geotechnical and geo-environmental problems; soil improvement and ground reinforcement, physicochemical phenomena in soils, the stress-strain time behavior of soils, in situ measurement of soil properties, and mitigation of ground failure risk during earthquakes.
ASCE's Engineering Classics series presents selected papers of lasting importance by eminent engineers who have made outstanding contributions to their field.
What would you do if the sun went out? The brave space cadet Topo searches the universe to discover how to relight the sun's flame before everything freezes forever! Join this vibrant adventure as an inventive hero and his robot friends have fun saving the galaxy.
Collectors of limited edition vinyl toys and fans of anime, manga, and plush characters like the Ugly dolls, will adore Topo and his cute crew.
"As a DGPH fan, I loved it. The artwork is extremely cute, and most of the pages would look great as art prints. I would want Space Cadet Topo and his Bot friends on a t-shirt." - Supah Cute
"Immedium is really on a roll. They keep puttin' out books by some of my favorite artists! The newest addition to their lineup is by the awesome Argentinian design duo DGPH. DGPH's Space Cadet Topo is an adventure story filled with super cute illustrations and my favorite little Mole, Topo...The books that Immedium publishes are my favorite - they perfectly pair great stories with art by some of the world's best illustrators. The books appeal to kids, parents, and collectors alike!" - Tokyo Bunnie
'Space Cadet Topo is a fun-packed, enjoyable and incredibly imaginative tale of against all odds valor that takes you on an amazing journey of galactic proportions...This is a roller-coaster of a book. The story bolts you in and the illustrations take you on this amazing ride through space as our hero tries to save the universe. At times throughout the book I felt as if I were immersed in a video-game game; climbing through mazes, discovering new characters, testing my abilities...The crisp illustrations are littered with so many fun elements that will have kids (and adults) reading this story over and over again, each time discovering something new."- I Like Characters
"Space Cadet Topo has to turn the sun back on and save the galaxy from freezing to death in this picture book by DGPH...The digitally mastered illustrations create a galaxy...full of twists, turns, and traps one would expect to find in classic platform video games." - School Library Journal
"Subtle humor abounds and its fun to follow Topo and friends as they overcome the obstacles they meet." - Bayviews - Association of Children's Librarians of Northern California
"For the holidays or any time a great new read for youngsters is Space Cadet Topo: The Day the Sun Turned Off" - New York Space Society, NSS, chapter