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Ground Improvement and Geosynthetics

Ground Improvement and Geosynthetics

Ground Improvement and Geosynthetics

Edited by Anand J. Puppala, Jie Huang, Jie Han, and Laureano R. Hoyos

Geotechnical Special Publications (GSP) GSP 207

2010 / 390 pp.



 
Soft Cover - In Stock
$75.00 List / $56.25ASCE Member
Stock No. 41108 / ISBN: 9780784411087


Description

Proceedings of sessions of GeoShanghai 2010, held in Shanghai, China, June 3-5, 2010. Hosted by Tongji University, China; Shanghai Society of Civil Engineering, China; Chinese Institution of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, China. In cooperation with Alaska University Transportation Center, USA; Geo-Institute of ASCE, USA; Deep Foundation Institute, USA; East China Architectural Design and Research Institute Company, China; Georgia Institute of Technology, USA; Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan; Transportation Research Board, USA; University of Newcastle, Australia; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA; University of Kansas, USA; University of Tennessee, USA; Vienna University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Austria.

This Geotechnical Special Publication contains 48 papers presenting the most current research on ground improvement and geosynthetics. Topics include: ground improvement, especially with regard to unstable ground; soft soils; expansive soils; collapsible soils; reclaimed soils; contaminated soils; and others. Papers analyze improvement methods including mechanical and hydraulic methods, chemical stabilization methods in both shallow and deep ground, and reinforcement methods using geosynthetics.

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