Geomembranes and the Control of Expansive Soils / Edition 1by Malcolm Steinberg
Pub. Date: 07/01/1998
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Written by a leading international expert in the field, this book fully explains when and where geomembranes can be used effectivelyand discusses expansive soil conditions and problems as well as/i>
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 effectivelyand 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.
Table of ContentsIntroduction.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.
and post it to your social network
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews >