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Characterization, Modeling, and Performance of Geomaterials

Characterization, Modeling … of Geomaterials

Characterization, Modeling, and Performance of Geomaterials

Selected Papers

Edited by Xiong Zhang, Ph.D.; Xiong Yu, Ph.D., P.E.; Hongyuan Fu, Ph.D.; and Jie Zhang, Ph.D., P.E.

Geotechnical Special Publications (GSP) GSP 189

2009 / 208 pp.

Soft Cover - In Stock
$60.00 List / $45.00ASCE Member
Stock No. 41041 / ISBN: 9780784410417


Proceedings of 2009 GeoHunan International Conference, Challenges and Recent Advances in Pavement Technologies and Transportation Geotechnics, held in Changsha, Hunan, China, August 3-6, 2009. Hosted by Changsha University of Science and Technology, China. Sponsored by Geo-Institute of ASCE, USA; Asphalt Institute, USA; Central South University, China; Chinese Society of Pavement Engineering, Taiwan; Chongqing Jiaotong University, China; Deep Foundation Institute, USA; Federal Highway Administration, USA; Hunan University, China; International Society for Asphalt Pavements, USA; Jiangsu Transportation Research Institute, China; Korean Institute of Construction Technology, Korea; Korean Society of Road Engineers, Korea; Texas Department of Transportation, USA; Texas Transportation Institute, USA; and Transportation Research Board, USA.

This Geotechnical Special Publication contains 27 peer-reviewed papers that showcase recent developments and advancements in geotechnical and pavement engineering and that offer insights into future directions for geoengineering in the 21st century.

Topics include: advances in unsaturated soil, seepage, and environmental geotechnics; geosynthetics; geo-environmental engineering; nondestructive testing of infrastructure materials; and bridge approach embankments.