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Engineering Problems of Regional Soils: Proceedings of the International Conference, Beijing, China, 11-15 August, 1988
     

Engineering Problems of Regional Soils: Proceedings of the International Conference, Beijing, China, 11-15 August, 1988

by Zhong guo tu mu gong cheng xue hui, Tu li xue ji ji chu gong cheng xue hui Staff (Contribution by)
 

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Proceedings of a conference held in Beijing, Aug. 1988. Comprises some 120 papers by contributors from various countries. Recently this subject has attracted increasing attention and interest among geotechnical engineers and researchers in countries where problems were encountered in construction works. This volume reports the latest developments in the field, with special emphasis placed on practical applications. Some of the topics addressed are: properties of soft clay under static and cyclic loading; shear strength and earth pressure in expansive soils; loess and its engineering problems in China; new testing technique for muddy clay and theoretical interpretations; improvement of soft Bangkok clay using vertical band drains based on full-scale test; undisturbed sampling of decomposed granite soil and its mechanical properties. Acidic paper; no index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780080369808
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
05/28/1989
Series:
International Academic Publishers Series
Pages:
1000

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