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  1. Very Soft Organic Clay Applied for Road Embankment

    Modelling and Optimisation Approach, UNESCO-IHE PhD, Delft, the Netherlands

    By C. Limsiri

    In this book strategies for using very soft organic clay as a fill material for road embankment constructions are compared, and an optimisation scheme is presented. Computer programs for simulation of evaporative drying, for simulation of consolidation, and for slope stability calculation were used...

    Published November 1st 2008 by CRC Press

  2. Evapotranspiration Covers for Landfills and Waste Sites

    By Victor L. Hauser

    New, natural, self-renewing, and low-cost, evapotranspiration (ET) covers for landfills provide a solution to landfill waste that is clean, green, and economical. Evapotranspiration Covers for Landfills and Waste Sites examines the concept theory and the practical proof, then explains the...

    Published October 22nd 2008 by CRC Press

  3. Geotechnics of Soft Soils: Focus on Ground Improvement

    Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop held in Glasgow, Scotland, 3 - 5 September 2008

    Edited by Minna Karstunen, Martino Leoni

    Natural soft soils are very complex materials. As construction activities increasingly take place in poor ground conditions, ground improvement is often required. However, design practices for ground improvement were for long at best crude and conservative, and at worst unsafe. Although new...

    Published August 25th 2008 by CRC Press

  4. Decoding Eurocode 7

    By Andrew Bond, Andrew Harris

    Decoding Eurocode 7 provides a detailed examination of Eurocode 7 Parts 1 and 2 and an overview of the associated European and International standards. The detail of the code is set out in summary tables and diagrams, with extensive. Fully annotated worked examples demonstrate how to apply it to...

    Published August 19th 2008 by CRC Press

  5. Structures and Granular Solids

    From Scientific Principles to Engineering Application

    Edited by Jian-Fei Chen, J.Y. Ooi, J.G. Teng

    This volume features 29 invited papers presented at the Royal Society of Edinburgh on 1-2 July 2008 by colleagues, collaborators, students and friends of Professor J. Michael Rotter (FREng, FRSE, FICE, FASCE, FIStructE, FIEAust) in honour of his 60th birthday. The articles published in this volume...

    Published June 23rd 2008 by CRC Press

  6. Unsaturated Soils. Advances in Geo-Engineering

    Proceedings of the 1st European Conference, E-UNSAT 2008, Durham, United Kingdom, 2-4 July 2008

    Edited by D.G. Toll, C.E. Augarde, D. Gallipoli, S.J. Wheeler

    Unsaturated Soils: Advances in Geo-Engineering comprises 136 contributions from leading international researchers and practitioners, presented at the First European Conference on Unsaturated Soils (Durham, UK, 2-4 July 2008). The papers report on the latest advances in geo-engineering aspects of...

    Published June 23rd 2008 by CRC Press

  7. Education and Training in Geo-Engineering Sciences

    Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology, Rock Mechanics

    Edited by Iacint Manoliu, Nicoleta Radulescu

    In recent years the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), the International Association for Engineering Geology and Environment (IAEG), and the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) have concluded a Cooperation Agreement, leading to the foundation...

    Published May 20th 2008 by CRC Press

  8. Reliability-Based Design in Geotechnical Engineering

    Computations and Applications

    Edited by Kok-Kwang Phoon

    Reliability-based design is the only engineering methodology currently available which can ensure self-consistency in both physical and probabilistic terms. It is also uniquely compatible with the theoretical basis underlying other disciplines such as structural design. It is especially...

    Published April 21st 2008 by CRC Press

  9. Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization

    Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Site Characterization (ISC'3, Taipei, Taiwan, 1-4 April 2008). BOOK Keynote papers (258 pages) + CD-ROM full papers (1508 pages)

    Edited by An-Bin Huang, Paul W. Mayne

    Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization collects the papers presented at the Third International Conference on Site Characterization (ISC’3) that took place in Taipei from April 1-4, 2008. The subjects covered include new developments in mechanical in-situ testing and interpretation...

    Published April 4th 2008 by CRC Press

  10. Advanced Unsaturated Soil Mechanics and Engineering

    By Charles W. W. Ng, Bruce Menzies

    Analytical and comprehensive, this state-of-the-art book, examines the mechanics and engineering of unsaturated soils, as well as explaining the laboratory and field testing and research that are the logical basis of this modern approach to safe construction in these hazardous geomaterials; putting...

    Published October 25th 2007 by CRC Press