Soil Reinforcement Books

  • Geological Engineering

    A guide for developing integrated engineering solutions, which take into account both ground conditions and environment, this extensively illustrated textbook covers the subject area of geological engineering in four sections: fundamentals, methods, applications, and geohazards. Covering topics such as site investigation, rock mechanics, and slope ...

  • 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 ...

  • Steel--Structural, Reinforcing, Pressure Vessel, Railway

    This volume features specifications that fix the requirements for various types of structural steel, such as high-strength, low-alloy, rolled steel floor plates, and carbon-silicon steel plates. Some standards focus on plates and forgings used in boilers and pressure vessels, detailing the property requirements that the materials must satisfy; ...

  • Steel--Structural, Reinforcing, Pressure Vessel, Railway

    This volume features specifications that fix the requirements for various types of structural steel, such as high-strength, low-alloy, rolled steel floor plates, and carbon-silicon steel plates. Some standards focus on plates and forgings used in boilers and pressure vessels, detailing the property requirements that the materials must satisfy; ...

  • ASTM Packaging Standards and Related Technical Material: 7th Edition (Print)

    Now in its seventh edition, this new and updated compilation provides a single reference source for anyone who evaluates, designs, manufactures, or uses packaging materials. Eighty-three ASTM standards, as well as eight TAPPI standards cover plastics, paper, glass, metals, rubber, and composites used in containers, cushioning, wrapping, barriers, ...

  • Geosynthetics

    Volume 04.13 focuses on the mechanical, endurance, permeability, and filtration properties of geosynthetics. This includes standards for geosynthetic Turf Reinforcement Mats (TRM's), designed to provide erosion protection for the design life of a project. Applications such as roadway stabilization and repair, erosion control, and soil ...

  • ASTM Standards on EROSION and SEDIMENT CONTROL TECHNOLOGY: 2nd Edition (CD-ROM)

    This comprehensive new edition provides 72 of the latest standards relating to erosion and sediment control. It provides 28 new ASTM standards that did not appear in the first edition. These standards cover:• Turf Reinforcement Mats• Erosion Control Blankets• Articulated Concrete Blocks• Soil Loss• Gabions• ...

  • Steel--Structural, Reinforcing, Pressure Vessel, Railway

    This volume features specifications that fix the requirements for various types of structural steel, such as high-strength, low-alloy, rolled steel floor plates, and carbon-silicon steel plates. Some standards focus on plates and forgings used in boilers and pressure vessels, detailing the property requirements that the materials must satisfy; ...

  • ASTM Packaging Standards and Related Technical Material: 7th Edition (CD-ROM)

    Now in its seventh edition, this new and updated compilation provides a single reference source for anyone who evaluates, designs, manufactures, or uses packaging materials. Eighty-three ASTM standards, as well as eight TAPPI standards cover plastics, paper, glass, metals, rubber, and composites used in containers, cushioning, wrapping, barriers, ...

  • Geosynthetics

    Volume 04.13 focuses on the mechanical, endurance, permeability, and filtration properties of geosynthetics. This includes standards for geosynthetic Turf Reinforcement Mats (TRM's), designed to provide erosion protection for the design life of a project. Applications such as roadway stabilization and repair, erosion control, and soil ...

  • Geosynthetics

    Volume 04.13 focuses on the mechanical, endurance, permeability, and filtration properties of geosynthetics. This includes standards for geosynthetic Turf Reinforcement Mats (TRM's), designed to provide erosion protection for the design life of a project. Applications such as roadway stabilization and repair, erosion control, and soil ...

  • Chemical Grouting And Soil Stabilization, Revised And Expanded

    Following shifting trends from remedial to preventive uses of grouting practices, the Third Edition covers all aspects of chemical grouting methods and applications. This reference highlights new ground improvement techniques as well as recent innovation in soil modification and stabilization procedures. It considers commercial alternatives to ...

  • MIL 17 The Composite Materials Handbook, Volume 1: Polymer Matrix Composites: Guidelines for Characterization of Structural Materials

    MIL17, VOLUME 1: Polymer Matrix Composites: Guidelines For Characterization Of Structural Materials documents material characterization data development methodology guidelines adaptable to a wide variety of needs, as well as specific requirements to be met by data published in the handbook. Chapters cover:• Objectives• Guidelines for ...

  • Field Instrumentation of Soil and Rock

    Nearly 30 papers feature the latest information on field instrumentation for soil and rockThree major areas addressed include: • Geotechnical Instrumentation of Landfills; • Instrumentation for Project Cost Management, • and Field Data Acquisitions and Data Management. Two papers address the geotechnical instrumentation aspects of the ...

  • Environmental Governance

    In Environmental Governance, Lamont C. Hempel considers the nature of global environmental change and the institutional responses needed to manage it. While environmental problems are increasingly transboundary in scope and significance, governance remains sharply fragmented and territorial. For political institutions to cope successfully with ...

  • Geosynthetic Soil Reinforcement Testing Procedures

    Topics addressed include: • Mechanical and durability properties with respect to reinforcement function of geosynthetics • Analysis of reinforcement testing results • Evaluation of testing results in relation to design. 17peer-reviewed ...

  • Cyclic Deformation, Fracture, and Nondestructive Evaluation of Advanced Materials, 2nd Volume

    Covers the implementation and use of engineered advanced metallic, ceramic, and polymeric materials and composites, and serves as a companion to volume to STP 1157. 21 peer-reviewed papers cover fatigue crack initiation, crack growth, and fracture toughness of advanced structural materials such as: • Silicon nitride • Special titanium ...

  • Composite Materials: Testing and Design

    This publication presents the latest developments in composites testing and design, including applications to the aircraft, automotive, and other industries. 31 papers comprise the contents and address subjects including test methods for mechanical and damage characterization; new types of composites, such as SMC, short-fiber, and ribbon ...

  • Composite Materials: Testing and Design

    Emphasizes toughness as related to damage tolerance of advanced composites. Discusses the problems researchers face in characterizing and analyzing the complex failure mechanisms associated with stress concentration and delaminations. Contains several papers on multi-dimensionally reinforced materials in the form of woven and braided ...

  • Short Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials

    This publication is one of the few compendiums of information available on short fiber composites for high-volume process applications. The papers in this volume cover a wide range of topics including new material developments, test method development, mechanical and viscoelastic engineering properties, fracture behavior, and environmental ...

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