There are other books on unsaturated soil mechanics, but this book is different. Unsaturated soil mechanics is only one aspect of a continuous range of soil mechanics studies that extends from the rheology of high water content soil slurries to the mechanics of soft soils, to stiff saturated soils,...
Published July 10th 2013 by CRC Press
Residual soils are found in many parts of the world and are used extensively as construction materials for roads, embankments and dams, and to support the foundations of buildings, bridges and load-bearing pavements. The characteristics and engineering properties of residual soils can differ...
Published May 2nd 2012 by Taylor & Francis
Engineering Assessment, Repair and Management
Since AAR was first identified in 1940, it has been a subject dominated by studies of the mineralogy of AAR-susceptible aggregates, the chemistry of the AAR and related reactions and laboratory tests used to diagnose AAR and predict potential future swelling. Civil and structural engineers have...
Published January 17th 2011 by CRC Press
The book is a comprehensive treatment of the application of geotechnical engineering to site selection, site exploration, design, operation and closure of mine waste storage facilities.The level and content are suitable as a technical source and reference for practising engineers engaged both in...
Published November 15th 2009 by CRC Press
Proceedings of 10th regional conference for Africa on soil mechananics foundation engineering & the 3rd international conference tropical & residual soils, Maseru, 23-27 September 1991, 2 volumes
Published December 31st 1990 by Taylor & Francis