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An Introduction to Geotechnical Processes
     

An Introduction to Geotechnical Processes

by John Woodward
 
This guide covers the elements of ground treatment and improvement from the control of groundwater, drilling and grouting to ground anchors and electro-chemical hardening. Woodward, a geotechnical consultant, chartered engineer and arbitrator, also covers the ground investigation necessary for each process; the likely improvement in the strength of treated ground; and

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This guide covers the elements of ground treatment and improvement from the control of groundwater, drilling and grouting to ground anchors and electro-chemical hardening. Woodward, a geotechnical consultant, chartered engineer and arbitrator, also covers the ground investigation necessary for each process; the likely improvement in the strength of treated ground; and appropriate testing methods. Each subject is presented as a double page spread with a mix of text, tables and diagrams. Spon Press is an imprint of Taylor & Francis. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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'...delivers what it promises...will certainly appeal to students wishing to grasp the main principles and applications... the reader who absorbs the knowledge transmitted within the pages of this slim volume will be well prepared for dealing in a practical way with problematic ground encountered on site.'

Mike Rosenbaum Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology

'An absolutely first class book, in content and style.' – Lecturer, Edge Hill University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415286466
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.40(d)

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'...delivers what it promises...will certainly appeal to students wishing to grasp the main principles and applications... the reader who absorbs the knowledge transmitted within the pages of this slim volume will be well prepared for dealing in a practical way with problematic ground encountered on site.'

Mike Rosenbaum Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology

'An absolutely first class book, in content and style.' – Lecturer, Edge Hill University

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