Bentonite Clay Books

  • Advances in Geosynthetic Clay Liner Technology: Second Symposium

    Ten-peer reviewed papers give you the latest information on geosynthetic clay liner (GCL) technology. Topics address the ability of the current ASTM standards to assess GCLs, and how they can be improved to better meet the needs of the industry; compatibility and longevity testing of GCLs; and new testing methods to advance the ...

  • Geotechnics of High Water Content Materials

    STP 1374, written by worldwide experts in their field, examines a broad range of topics covering the latest geotechnical engineering developments in high water content materials. Emphasis is given to construction on marginal lands and disposal of high water content waste materials. Various types of high water content materials are explored, ...

  • Hydraulic Conductivity and Waste Contaminant Transport in Soil

    Interest in hydraulic conductivity of soils and waste contaminant transport has increased substantially in recent years, largely due to environmental concerns. Assessments of potential contamination at a site are possible only if accurate information is available concerning the hydraulic conductivity of subsoils. STP 1142 provides this ...

  • Physico-Chemical Aspects of Soil and Related Materials

    Provides information on physico-chemical interactions and their test methods. Chemical changes in soil such as pH, lime additions, salinity, and their effects on physical properties (such as mechanical behavior, swelling, compressibility, plasticity, and strength) are discussed in detail. 14 peer-reviewed papers cover: • lime and lime-like ...

  • API SPEC 13A Standard for Exploration & Production

    This International Standard covers physical properties and test procedures for materials manufactured for use in oil- and gas-well drilling fluids. The materials covered are barite, haematite, bentonite, nontreated bentonite, OCMA-grade bentonite, attapulgite, sepiolite, technical-grade low-viscosity carboxymethylcellulose (CMC-LVT), ...

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