Geomembranes and the Control of Expansive Soils / Edition 1 by Malcolm Steinberg | 9780070611788 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Geomembranes and the Control of Expansive Soils / Edition 1

Geomembranes and the Control of Expansive Soils / Edition 1

by Malcolm Steinberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070611785

ISBN-13: 9780070611788

Pub. Date: 07/01/1998

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

A wealth of practical information on designing geomembranes to control expansive soils in a broad range of construction and environmental applications

Written by a leading international expert in the field, this book fully explains when and where geomembranes can be used effectively—and discusses expansive soil conditions and problems as well as

Overview

A wealth of practical information on designing geomembranes to control expansive soils in a broad range of construction and environmental applications

Written by a leading international expert in the field, this book fully explains when and where geomembranes can be used effectively—and discusses expansive soil conditions and problems as well as control solutions. You will find descriptions of geotechnical membrane placement methods, plus information on costs and durability; and worldwide case studies of buildings, highways, roads, airports, canals, pipelines, railroads, and landfills — all with solutions to expansive soil problems.this book is the first place engineers, architects, and construction professionals should turn for authoritative geomembrane answers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070611788
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/01/1998
Series:
Construction Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.Geomembranes-Uses, Applications, and Limitations. Expansive Soils-What are They, Where are They Found, Cost of Damages. Expansive Soils-Responses, Studies, and Theories. Facilities Affected by Expansive Soils. Testing of Soils. Design of Geotechnical Membranes for Expansive Soil Conditions: Methods of Geotechnical Membrane Placement. Costs. Durability. Case Studies-Environmental, Buildings. Highways, Roads, Airports, Canals, Pipelines, and Railroads.

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