Earth Reinforcement And Soil Structures

Author: Colin J F P Jones
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 148310446X
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Earth Reinforcement and Soil Structures provides a coverage of the basic aspects of reinforced soil. The book is comprised of 12 chapters that cover the theoretical elements up to the practical applications. The first two chapters provide the introduction and historical review of the subject of reinforced soil. The third chapter presents a catalogue of some of the application areas for the use of earth reinforcement, while the fourth chapter covers the theoretical concepts. The next six chapters deal with the practical aspects of earth reinforcements, such as design, construction, costs, and durability. The remaining two chapters provide some worked examples and discuss the developments in earth reinforcement, respectively. The text will be of great use to undergraduate students of civil engineering and other related fields.

The Practice Of Soil Reinforcing In Europe

Author: Terry S. Ingold
Publisher: Thomas Telford
ISBN: 9780727720832
Size: 60.93 MB
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This book provides details of the materials, design considerations, applications and construction techniques currently employed in Europe. Topics covered include the development and use of polymetric reinforcement, basal reinforcement, the use of reinforced soil structures in landfill, and ballistic soil nailing.

Geosynthetics And Geosystems In Hydraulic And Coastal Engineering

Author: Krystian Pilarczyk
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9789058093028
Size: 26.87 MB
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A review of the existing applications of geosynthetics and geosystems in hydraulic and coastal engineering, with an overview on material specifications, structural components, relevant tools during conceptual and detail design, possible applications, and execution aspects. A more detailed description is given of new or lesser-known systems and applications. Additional basic information on design methodology and geosynthetics is included to provide a basic framework of information for design purposes.

Engineering Treatment Of Soils

Author: Fred Bell
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 020347418X
Size: 56.86 MB
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This book reviews the techniques used to improve the engineering behaviour of soils, either in situ or when they are used as a construction material. It is a straightforward, well illustrated and readable account of the techniques and includes numerous up-to-date references.