Advances in Rockfill Structures / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792312673
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 5/31/1991
  • Series: Nato Science Series E: (closed), #200
  • Edition description: 1991
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 664
  • Product dimensions: 1.63 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Rockfill Structures: The Present and the Future.- 2 Physical Characterization and Assessment of Rock Durability Through Index Properties.- 3 Rockfill Modelling.- 4 Laboratory Shear Strength Tests and the Stability of Rockfill Slopes.- 5 Laboratory Compression Tests and the Deformation of Rockfill Structures.- 6 Collapse: its Importance, Fundamentals and Modelling.- 7 Test Fills and In Situ Tests.- 8 Laboratory Testing and Quality Control of Rockfill - German Practice.- 9 Creep of Rockfill.- 10 Filters and Drains.- 11 Stress - Strain Laws and Parameter Values.- 12 Finite Element Methods for Fills and Embankment Dams.- 13 Concrete Face Rockfill Dams.- 14 Static behaviour of Earth-Rockfill dams.- 15 Dynamic Behaviour of Rockfill Dam.- 16 Monitoring and Safety Evaluation of Rockfill Dams.- 17 Principles of Rockfill Hydraulics.- 18 Through and Overflow Rockfill Dams.- 19 Specifications and Control of Natural Rockfills.- 20 Asphaltic Concrete Face Dams.- Closing Session.- List of Participants.

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