Geotechnical Solutions Books

  • Disasters and Minewater

    Part of Groundwater Set - Buy all six books and save over 30% on buying separately!  Disasters and Minewater: Good Practice and Prevention draws together all of the major minewater catastrophes that have occurred over the last half century. It examines incidents to find useful and positive information of great value that could prevent future ...

  • New Horizons in Earth Reinforcement: Book + CD-ROM

    Earth reinforcement techniques are used worldwide, providing dependable solutions to a wide range of geotechnical engineering problems. Well-established earth reinforcement technologies are regularly augmented by new materials, innovative construction techniques and advances in design and analysis. Furthermore, reinforced earth structures are ...

  • Geoenvironmental Sustainability

    Focusing on the health of our society´s geoenvironment and the natural capital that defines it, Geoenvironmental Sustainability considers the magnitude of the problem of urbanization and industries, while exploring the components required to create and maintain sustainability. Highly relevant, this text looks at the five key concerns identified by ...

  • The SMP Concept-Based 3D Constitutive Models for Geomaterials

    The Cam-clay model is a fundamental constitutive model in soil mechanics, but is only suitable for normally consolidated clay under triaxial compression stress states. Integrating the Cam-clay model with the SMP criterion and extending it to sand and other geomaterials is a fundamental task in geotechnical engineering. This book introduces the SMP ...

  • CONTAMINATED SEDIMENTS: Evaluation and Remediation Techniques

    Thirty-eight peer-reviewed papers focus on the latest advances in the fields of environmental science and underwater engineering related to sediments. Topics cover characterization, evaluation, mitigation, restoration and management of contaminated sediments in the fields of oceanography, limnology, sedimentology, geochemistry, marine ...

  • Landslide Risk Management

    This book comprises the Proceedings of the International Conference on Landslide Risk Management, held in Vancouver, Canada and sponsored jointly by the Joint Technical Committee on Landslides and Engineered Slopes and the Vancouver Geotechnical Society. The first part contains state-of-the-art and invited lectures, prepared by teams of authors ...

  • Innovations in Controlled Low-Strength Material (Flowable Fill)

    Get the latest information on Controlled Low-Strength Material (CLSM), including new design procedures, current research, unique project applications, and innovative installation techniques. Also known as flowable fill, CLSM is used in place of compacted backfill or unsuitable native soil with the most common uses as pipe embedment and backfill. ...

  • Geotechnical and Environmental Applications of Karst Geology and Hydrology

    This text covers topics such as sinkhole formation and regional studies of sinkholes and karst. Issues addressed are taken from the 8th multidiscilinary conference on this subject and chart the characteristics of sinkholes and karst as well as their environmental ...

  • 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, ...

  • Construction and Controlling Compaction of Earth Fills

    This unique volume explores the use of various standardized methods for specifying and controlling the compaction of soils for engineered constructed earth fills. Topics address the historical background, current state-of-the-art practices, case histories of challenging situations, new concerns regarding appropriate design parameters for ...

  • Nondestructive and Automated Testing for Soil and Rock

    The first publication of its kind to feature state-of-the-art research on economical and timely ways to evaluate a wide range of soil and rock characteristics. 20 comprehensive peer-reviewed papers are divided into the following key areas: Nondestructive Testing Methods In The Laboratory -- Evaluation techniques including X-ray absorption, ...

  • Geostatistics for Environmental and Geotechnical Applications

    STP 1283 gives you the opportunity to review several practical exercises conducted by authorities in this discipline. The 300-page volume opens with a four-part introduction to geostatistics: Geostatistics for Environmental and Geotechnical Applications: A Technology Transferred examines the practicality of geostatistical methods and concludes ...

  • Dynamic Geotechnical Testing II

    Cyclic and dynamic testing of soils for geotechnical engineering purposes and centrifuge testing has emerged as a new tool for understanding soil behavior and dynamic soil-structure interaction. STP 1213 is an excellent reference document on these latest testing practices, and emerging technologies and provides additional information on measuring ...

  • Deep Foundation Improvements: Design, Construction, and Testing

    22 peer-reviewed papers focus on deep foundation improvements through the formation of composite ground, and those related to improvement through compaction and densification. Areas covered include: • Construction and analysis of composite ground • Construction guidelines and specifications • Case history presentations • ...

  • 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 ...

  • Geophysical Applications for Geotechnical Investigations

    This practical volume applies geophysical techniques to hazardous waste site investigations, highway bridge foundations, and water quality. Seven peer-reviewed papers in a section on Surface Geophysics and Borehole Geophysics discuss: • in situ soil testing • measurement of engineering properties in rocks and sediments • ...

  • Geotechnical Engineering of Ocean Waste Disposal

    15 peer-reviewed papers on geotechnical test methods and procedures used for site evaluation, design, construction, and monitoring of both contaminated areas and waste disposal facilities in the marine environment. Part A -- Shallow Ocen Disposal: Dredged Material, Sludges, and Bulking Wastes includes six papers on dredge material disposal. Part ...

  • Geotechnics of Waste Fills: Theory and Practice

    Explores the geotechnical properties and behavior of waste fill materials. 23 peer-reviewed papers provide solutions to problems pertaining to placing methods, field and laboratory sampling and testing, classification, and in-situ improvement methods. Papers in 4 sections: • Landfill Investigations, Design, Construction• Stabilization, ...

  • Geotechnical Applications of Remote Sensing and Remote Data Transmission

    This book informs geotechnical engineers and related profession about the applications of new techniques in engineering investigation and monitoring programs: satellite imagery and data transmission by satellite or meteor trails. Papers include case studies of successful application of these techniques. ...

  • Ground-Water Contamination: Field Methods

    Reviews and evaluates field methods used to study ground-water contamination. 30 peer-reviewed papers examine: • ground-water sampling and sampling in unsaturated soils• well-drilling (construction and monitoring)• geophysical exploration• quality assurance• soil permeability• and nonpoint source investigations. ...

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