Ground Improvement and Geosynthetics
Edited by Anand J. Puppala; Jie Huang; Jie Han; Laureano R. Hoyos
Geotechnical Special Publications (GSP) 207
2010 / 390 pp.
Soft Cover - In Stock
$75.00 List / $56.25ASCE Member
Stock No. 41108 / ISBN: 9780784411087
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.