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Author Geosynthetics Asia '08 (2008 : Shanghai, China)

Title Geosynthetics in civil and environmental engineering : proceedings of the 4th Asian Regional Conference Geosynthetics Asia 2008 in Shanghai, China / edited by Guang-xin Li, Yun-min Chen, Xiao-wu Tang
Published Berlin ; London : Springer, 2008


Description 1 online resource
Contents Fundamental Principles and Properties of Geosynthetics -- Testing and Test Standards -- Physical Tests and Centrifuge Tests -- Reinforcement -- Soil Improvement and Ground Improvement -- Filter and Drainage Characteristics -- Landfill Engineering -- Geosystem Usage -- Transportation Applocations -- Geosynthetic-Pile Support Systems Sand Gcoccll Usage -- Hydraulic Applications -- Ecological Techniques and Case Histories
Summary Geosynthetics in Civil and Environmental Engineering presents contributions from the 4th Asian Regional Conference on Geosynthetics held in Shanghai, China. The book covers a broad range of topics, such as: fundamental principles and properties of geosynthetics, testing and standards, reinforcement, soil improvement and ground improvement, filter and drainage, landfill engineering, geosystem, transport, geosynthetics-pile support system and geocell, hydraulic application, and ecological techniques. Special case studies as well as selected government-sponsored projects such as the Three Gorges Dam, Qinghai-Tibet Railway, and Changi Land reclamation project are also discussed. The book will be an invaluable reference in this field
Analysis engineering
civiele techniek
civil engineering
Engineering (General)
Techniek (algemeen)
Notes Print version record
Subject Geosynthetics -- Congresses
Earthwork -- Congresses
Environmental geotechnology -- Congresses
Civil engineering -- Materials -- Congresses
Environmental geotechnology.
Civil engineering -- Materials.
Civil engineering -- Materials
Environmental geotechnology
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Li, Guang-xin
Chen, Yun-min
Tang, Xiao-wu
ISBN 9783540693130