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Contemporary Topics in Ground Modification, Problem Soils, and Geo-Support

Contemporary Topics in Ground Modification

Contemporary Topics in Ground Modification, Problem Soils, and Geo-Support

Edited by Magued Iskander, Ph.D., P.E.; Debra F. Laefer, Ph.D.; and Mohamad H. Hussein, P.E.

Geotechnical Special Publications (GSP) GSP 187

2009 / 652 pp.

Soft Cover - In Stock
$110.00 List / $82.50ASCE Member
Stock No. 41023 / ISBN: 9780784410233


Proceedings of the International Foundation Congress and Equipment Expo held in Orlando, Florida, March 15-19, 2009. Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE; International Association of Foundation Drilling; Pile Driving Contractors Association.

This Geotechnical Special Publication contains 78 peer-reviewed papers covering technological advances, case histories, present challenges related to foundations, ground support, and earth retention.

Topics include:

  • Earth-retaining structures
  • Ground improvement
  • Geosynthetics
  • Pavements and subgrade issues
  • Shallow foundations
  • Landfill issues and foundations in waste
  • Foundations in problem soils

GSP 187 will be invaluable to geotechnical professors and students, design engineers, contractors, geotechnologists, and others involved in geotechnical engineering.

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