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Author International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (17th : 2009 : Alexandria, Egypt)

Title Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering : the academia & practice of geotechnical engineering : 5-9 October 2009, Alexandria, Egypt = Comptes rendus du 17ème Congrès International de Mécanique des Sols et de la Géotechnique : Le monde universitaire et la pratique en géotechnique : 5-9 Octobre 2009, Alexandria, Egypt. Volume 1 / editors: Mamdouh Hamza, Marawan Shahien, Yasser El-Mossallamy
Published Amsterdam : IOS Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (lv, 3377 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents 1A. Laboratory testing.--1B. Physical and Constitutive Modelling.--1C. Problematic Soils and Geosynthetic Materials.--1D. In-situ Testing.--2A. Deep Foundations and Retaining Walls.--2B. Slopes and Embankments.--2C. Underground Structures.--3A. Instrumentation in Geotechnical Engineering.--3B. Monitoring and Performance.--3C. Interactive Design.--4A. Ground Improvement, Grouting and Dredging.--4B. Deep Excavation, Tunnelling and Groundwater Control.--4C. Natural Hazard Migration.--5A. Owner, Engineer and Contractor Public Awareness.--5B. Management of Geotechnical Engineers/Future of Geotechnical Engineering Education.--State of the Art Lectures.--Terzaghi Oration.--Great Project Lectures.--General Reports
Summary The 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering convenes on 5-9 October 2009 at the international award-winning Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt, to explore the future of our profession under the conference's main theme: 'The Academia More...and Practice of Geotechnical Engineering'. Volumes 1, 2 and 3 of these proceedings contain the accepted papers addressing these 5 topics: Material Behavior and Testing; Analysis and Design; Prediction, Monitoring and Evaluation of Performance; Construction Process; and, Management, Training and Education. Volume 4 of the proceedings contains the state-of-the-art lectures on the 5 topics, as well as the Terzaghi Oration, Heritage Lecture, Great Project Lecture, and 16 general reports that present an overview of the accepted papers for each of the 15 technical sessions. Post-conference volume 5 will include the Practitioners/Academia Forum and a summary of the 4th International Young Geotechnical Engineers Conference
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web (viewed 1 Nov 2010)
Subject Engineering geology -- Congresses.
Soil mechanics -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author El-Mossallamy, Yasser.
Ḥamzah, Mamdūḥ.
Shahien, Marawan.
ISBN 9781607500315
9781607505082 (ebk)
Other Titles Proceedings of the seventeenth International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering