Designing with Geosynthetics 6Th Edition

Designing with Geosynthetics   6Th Edition
Author: Robert M. Koerner
Publsiher: Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages: 526
Release: 2012-01-16
ISBN: 1462882900
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Designing with Geosynthetics 6Th Edition Book Excerpt:

Following the structure of previous editions, Volume 1 of this Sixth Edition proceeds through four individual chapters on geosynthetics, geotextiles, geogrids and geonets. Volume 2 continues with geomembranes, geosynthetic clay liners, geofoam and geocomposites. The two volumes must accompany one another. All are polymeric materials used for myriad applications in geotechnical, geoenvironmental, transportation, hydraulic and private development applications. The technology has become a worldwide enterprise with approximate $5B material sales in the 35-years since first being introduced. In addition to describing and illustrating the various materials; the most important test methods and design examples are included as pertains to specific application areas. This latest edition differs from previous ones in that sustainability is addressed throughout, new material variations are presented, new applications are included and references are updated accordingly. Each chapter includes problems for which a solutions manual is available.

Designing with Geosynthetics

Designing with Geosynthetics
Author: Robert M. Koerner
Publsiher: Xlibris
Total Pages: 914
Release: 2012
ISBN: 9781462882885
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Designing with Geosynthetics Book Excerpt:

Following the structure of previous editions, Volume 1 of this Sixth Edition proceeds through four individual chapters on geosynthetics, geotextiles, geogrids and geonets. Volume 2 continues with geomembranes, geosynthetic clay liners, geofoam and geocomposites. The two volumes must accompany one another. All are polymeric materials used for myriad applications in geotechnical, geoenvironmental, transportation, hydraulic and private development applications. The technology has become a worldwide enterprise with approximate $5B material sales in the 35-years since first being introduced. In addition to describing and illustrating the various materials; the most important test methods and design examples are included as pertains to specific application areas. This latest edition differs from previous ones in that sustainability is addressed throughout, new material variations are presented, new applications are included and references are updated accordingly. Each chapter includes problems for which a solutions manual is available.

Designing with Geosynthetics 6Th Edition

Designing with Geosynthetics   6Th Edition
Author: Robert M. Koerner
Publsiher: Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages: 418
Release: 2012-01-16
ISBN: 1465345264
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Designing with Geosynthetics 6Th Edition Book Excerpt:

Following the structure of previous editions, Volume 2 of this Sixth Edition proceeds through four individual chapters on geomembranes, geosynthetic clay liners, geofoam and geocomposites. The two volumes must accompany one another. Volume 1 contains geosynthetics, geotextiles, geogrids and geonets. The two volumes must accompany one another. All are polymeric materials used for myriad applications in geotechnical, geoenvironmental, transportation, hydraulic and private development applications. The technology has become a worldwide enterprise with approximate $5B material sales in the 35-years since first being introduced. In addition to describing and illustrating the various materials; the most important test methods and design examples are included as pertains to specific application areas. This latest edition differs from previous ones in that sustainability is addressed throughout, new material variations are presented, new applications are included and references are updated accordingly. Each chapter includes problems for which a solutions manual is available.

Geotechnical Engineering in the XXI Century Lessons learned and future challenges

Geotechnical Engineering in the XXI Century  Lessons learned and future challenges
Author: N.P. López-Acosta,E. Martínez-Hernández,A.L. Espinosa-Santiago
Publsiher: IOS Press
Total Pages: 3006
Release: 2019-11-26
ISBN: 1643680315
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geotechnical Engineering in the XXI Century Lessons learned and future challenges Book Excerpt:

The first Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (PCSMGE) was held in Mexico in 1959. Every 4 years since then, PCSMGE has brought together the geotechnical engineering community from all over the world to discuss the problems, solutions and future challenges facing this engineering sector. Sixty years after the first conference, the 2019 edition returns to Mexico. This book, Geotechnical Engineering in the XXI Century: Lessons learned and future challenges, presents the proceedings of the XVI Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (XVI PCSMGE), held in Cancun, Mexico, from 17 – 20 November 2019. Of the 393 full papers submitted, 335 were accepted for publication after peer review. They are included here organized into 19 technical sessions, and cover a wide range of themes related to geotechnical engineering in the 21st century. Topics covered include: laboratory and in-situ testing; analytical and physical modeling in geotechnics; numerical modeling in geotechnics; unsaturated soils; soft soils; foundations and retaining structures; excavations and tunnels; offshore geotechnics; transportation in geotechnics; natural hazards; embankments and tailings dams; soils dynamics and earthquake engineering; ground improvement; sustainability and geo-environment; preservation of historic sites; forensics engineering; rock mechanics; education; and energy geotechnics. Providing a state-of-the-art overview of research into innovative and challenging applications in the field, the book will be of interest to all those working in soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering. In this proceedings, 58% of the contributions are in English, and 42% of the contributions are in Spanish or Portuguese.

Advances in Technical Nonwovens

Advances in Technical Nonwovens
Author: George Kellie
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2016-05-17
ISBN: 0081005849
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Technical Nonwovens Book Excerpt:

Advances in Technical Nonwovens presents the latest information on the nonwovens industry, a dynamic and fast-growing industry with recent technological innovations that are leading to the development of novel end-use applications. The book reviews key developments in technical nonwoven manufacturing, specialist materials, and applications, with Part One covering important developments in materials and manufacturing technologies, including chapters devoted to fibers for technical nonwovens, the use of green recycled and biopolymer materials, and the application of nanofibres. The testing of nonwoven properties and the specialist area of composite nonwovens are also reviewed, with Part Two offering a detailed and wide-ranging overview of the many applications of technical nonwovens that includes chapters on automotive textiles, filtration, energy applications, geo- and agrotextiles, construction, furnishing, packaging and medical and hygiene products. Provides systematic coverage of trends, developments, and new technology in the field of technical nonwovens Focuses on the needs of the nonwovens industry with a clear emphasis on applied technology Contains contributions from an international team of authors edited by an expert in the field Offers a detailed and wide-ranging overview of the many applications of technical nonwovens that includes chapters on automotive textiles, filtration, energy applications, geo- and agrotextiles, and more

Solid Waste Landfilling

Solid Waste Landfilling
Author: Raffaello Cossu,Rainer Stegmann
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1190
Release: 2018-11-29
ISBN: 0124078818
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Solid Waste Landfilling Book Excerpt:

Solid Waste Landfilling: Concepts, Processes, Technology provides information on technologies that promote stabilization and minimize environmental impacts in landfills. As the main challenges in waste management are the reduction and proper treatment of waste and the appropriate use of waste streams, the book satisfies the needs of a modern landfill, covering waste pre-treatment, in situ treatment, long-term behavior, closure, aftercare, environmental impact and sustainability. It is written for practitioners who need specific information on landfill construction and operation, but is also ideal for those concerned about the possible return of these sites to landscapes and their subsequent uses for future generations. Includes input by international contributors from a vast number of disciplines Provides worldwide approaches and technologies Showcases the interdisciplinary nature of the topic Focuses on sustainability, covering the lifecycle of landfills under the concept of minimizing environmental impact Presents knowledge of the legal framework and economic aspects of landfilling

Designing with Geosynthetics

Designing with Geosynthetics
Author: Robert M. Koerner
Publsiher: Prentice Hall
Total Pages: 796
Release: 2005
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Designing with Geosynthetics Book Excerpt:

For courses on Geosynthetics. Geosynthetic materials have entered the mainstream in the professional arena and are no longer considered new construction material. Koerner was the first college-level text published on the subject in its first edition; this revision emphasizes design by function; it overviews all types of geosynthetics, with stand-alone units on particular materials.

Geotechnical Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering
Author: Jean-Louis Briaud
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1029
Release: 2013-10-28
ISBN: 0470948566
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geotechnical Engineering Book Excerpt:

Written by a leader on the subject, Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering is first introductory geotechnical engineering textbook to cover both saturated and unsaturated soil mechanics. Destined to become the next leading text in the field, this book presents a new approach to teaching the subject, based on fundamentals of unsaturated soils, and extending the description of applications of soil mechanics to a wide variety of topics. This groundbreaking work features a number of topics typically left out of undergraduate geotechnical courses.

Construction Materials

Construction Materials
Author: Manuel Bustillo Revuelta
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 602
Release: 2021-03-02
ISBN: 3030652076
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Construction Materials Book Excerpt:

Construction Materials is a comprehensive textbook covering all raw materials and products related to the construction processes, and not only those applied to building structures. The book is organized to help readers achieve competent knowledge about construction materials. At the beginning of the book the author offers the general concepts, definitions, and standards adopted worldwide for these materials to be used along the book. The central part of the text covers the primary construction materials required to manufacture concrete and mortars, the most relevant construction materials in the last century. Expressly, concrete and mortar are treated in detail in dedicated chapters per component. In addition, the author addresses other relevant materials in construction such as ceramic materials, metals and alloys, bituminous materials, and geosynthetic materials. Finally, since the construction industry is one of the largest single waste producing sector in the world, the last chapter outlines the main types and characteristics of construction and demolition waste (e.g. recycled aggregates). The book appeals to students but also professionals interested in construction materials and construction and civil engineering.

Low Volume Road Engineering

Low Volume Road Engineering
Author: Robert A. Douglas
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 326
Release: 2018-10-09
ISBN: 148221265X
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Low Volume Road Engineering Book Excerpt:

"Everything that sustains us – grown, mined, or drilled – begins its journey to us on a low-volume road (Long)." Defined as roads with traffic volumes of no more than 400 vehicles per day, they have enormous impacts on economies, communication, and social interaction. Low-volume roads comprise, at one end of the spectrum, farm-to-market roads, roads in developing countries, northern roads, roads on aboriginal lands and parklands; and at the other end of the spectrum, heavy haul roads for mining, oil and gas, oil sands extraction, and forestry. Low-Volume Road Engineering: Design, Construction, and Maintenance gives an international perspective to the engineering design of low-volume roads and their construction and maintenance. It is a single reference drawing from the dispersed literature. It lays out the basic principles of each topic, from road location and geometric design, pavement design, slope stability and erosion control, through construction to maintenance, then refers the reader to more comprehensive treatment elsewhere. Wherever possible, comparisons are made between the standard specifications and practices existing in the US, Canada, the UK, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Topics covered include the following: Road classification, location, and geometric design Pavement concepts, materials, and thickness design Drainage, erosion and sediment control, and watercrossings Slope stability Geosynthetics Road construction, maintenance, and maintenance management Low-Volume Road Engineering: Design, Construction, and Maintenance is a valuable reference for engineers, planners, designers and project managers in consulting firms, contracting firms and NGOs. It also is an essential reference in support of university courses on transportation engineering and planning, and on mining, oil and gas, and forestry infrastructure.

Proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical Conference 2019

Proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical Conference 2019
Author: Satyajit Patel,C. H. Solanki,Krishna R. Reddy,Sanjay Kumar Shukla
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 784
Release: 2021
ISBN: 9813363460
Category: Building
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical Conference 2019 Book Excerpt:

This book comprises select proceedings of the annual conference of the Indian Geotechnical Society. The conference brings together research and case histories on various aspects of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering. The book presents papers on geotechnical applications and case histories, covering topics such as (i) Characterization of Geomaterials and Physical Modelling; (ii) Foundations and Deep Excavations; (iii) Soil Stabilization and Ground Improvement; (iv) Geoenvironmental Engineering and Waste Material Utilization; (v) Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering; (vi) Earth Retaining Structures, Dams and Embankments; (vii) Slope Stability and Landslides; (viii) Transportation Geotechnics; (ix) Geosynthetics Applications; (x) Computational, Analytical and Numerical Modelling; (xi) Rock Engineering, Tunnelling and Underground Constructions; (xii) Forensic Geotechnical Engineering and Case Studies; and (xiii) Others Topics: Behaviour of Unsaturated Soils, Offshore and Marine Geotechnics, Remote Sensing and GIS, Field Investigations, Instrumentation and Monitoring, Retrofitting of Geotechnical Structures, Reliability in Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Education, Codes and Standards, and other relevant topics. The contents of this book are of interest to researchers and practicing engineers alike.

Geotextiles

Geotextiles
Author: Robert Koerner
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 642
Release: 2016-02-11
ISBN: 0081002343
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geotextiles Book Excerpt:

Geotextiles: From Design to Applications presents valuable information on the high performance fabrics used in soil separation, drainage, filtration, reinforcement, and cushioning. These polymeric materials offer solutions for geoengineering and other civil engineering specialties due to their advanced physical, mechanical, hydraulic, and endurance properties. This important book offers comprehensive coverage of the manufacture, functions, properties, designs, and applications of geotextiles. Part One begins with a chapter on the history of geotextiles, followed by chapters giving detailed reviews of the types of fabrics and their manufacturing processes, from resin type, to fiber extrusion, to textile fabrication. Part Two covers the properties, behavior, and testing of geotextiles, with Part Three focusing on applications dealing with the specific primary functions of geotextiles. In Part Four, chapters offer numerous general applications of geotextiles, including those in waste containment, marine engineering, walls/slopes, agriculture, and erosion control. Finally, the chapters of Part Five address quality control and assurance for geotextiles, and the increasingly important topic of sustainability. Reviews the types of fabrics used for geotextiles and their manufacturing processes Covers the properties, behavior, and testing of geotextiles Contains detailed discussions of the primary functions of geotextiles and their wide range of applications

Geocells

Geocells
Author: T. G. Sitharam,Amarnath M. Hegde,Sreevalsa Kolathayar
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 475
Release: 2020-07-23
ISBN: 9811560951
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geocells Book Excerpt:

This book is designed to serve as a comprehensive resource on cellular confinement systems or geocells, covering technologies and their applications in geotechnical engineering. The book discusses all aspects of geocells and related technologies, and covers the subjects from conceptual basics to recent advances. The chapters of this book are written by renowned international experts and its contents include detailed case studies from both academic and industry experts. This book is a one-stop reference work for academicians, students, and practicing engineers in the global geotechnical community.

Handbook of Geotechnical Investigation and Design Tables

Handbook of Geotechnical Investigation and Design Tables
Author: Burt G. Look
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2014-02-10
ISBN: 1138001392
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Geotechnical Investigation and Design Tables Book Excerpt:

This practical handbook of properties for soils and rock contains in a concise tabular format the key issues relevant to geotechnical investigations, assessments and designs in common practice. There are brief notes on the application of the tables. These data tables are compiled for experienced geotechnical professionals who require a reference document to access key information. There is an extensive database of correlations for different applications. The book should provide a useful bridge between soil and rock mechanics theory and its application to practical engineering solutions. The initial chapters deal with the planning of the geotechnical investigation and the classification of the soil and rock properties, after which some of the more used testing is covered. Later chapters show the reliability and correlations that are used to convert that data in the interpretative and assessment phase of the project. The final chapters apply some of these concepts to geotechnical design. The emphasis throughout is on application to practice. This book is intended primarily for practicing geotechnical engineers working in investigation, assessment and design, but should provide a useful supplement for postgraduate courses. It evolved from the need to have a "go to" reference book which has both breadth and depth of information to apply immediately to projects. To keep to a handbook size one has to compress/restrict details to a few key bullet points – but a comprehensive reference list provides the "appendix" for additional information if required. This 2nd edition keeps to that format but contains updated information and adjustments that take into account feedback received since initial publication.

A Guide to Polymeric Geomembranes

A Guide to Polymeric Geomembranes
Author: John Scheirs
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 596
Release: 2009-08-27
ISBN: 9780470748220
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Guide to Polymeric Geomembranes Book Excerpt:

Geomembranes are flexible polymeric sheets which are used as relatively impermeable liners to contain liquid and vapour. With uses ranging from canal liners to hazard waste landfills, they are used extensively in a range of industries such as water conservation, mining, construction and waste management. A Guide to Polymeric Geomembranes: A Practical Approach offers an informed overview of the developments in this field and includes: Detailed discussion of the major geomembrane types Manufacturing methods Key performance properties Industrial applications Testing and chemical resistance of geomembranes Failure analysis methodology Written by a polymer research specialist with more than fifteen years experience in industry, this practical handbook covers the manufacture, use, installation, durability, lifespan and performance of geomembranes. It covers all the information required to enable the reader to select the most suitable geomembrane material for the job. This book is a useful reference for engineers and professionals in industry, environmental consultants, polymer and materials scientists, and government agencies and policy makers. It is of particular interest to those designing, commissioning and operating waste management sites, landfills, mine leachate ponds and water containment facilities.

SME Mining Reference Handbook 2nd Edition

SME Mining Reference Handbook  2nd Edition
Author: Heather N. Dougherty,Andrew P. Schissler
Publsiher: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Total Pages: 660
Release: 2020-02-01
ISBN: 0873354354
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

SME Mining Reference Handbook 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

The go-to resource for professionals in the mining industry. The SME Mining Reference Handbook was the first concise reference published in the mining field and it quickly became the industry standard. It sits on almost every mining engineer’s desk or bookshelf with worn pages, tabs to find most used equations, and personal notes. It has been the unequaled single reference and the first source of information for countless engineers. This second edition of the SME Mining Reference Handbook builds on that success. With an enhanced presentation, new and updated information is represented in a concise, well-organized guide of important data for everyday use by engineers and other professionals engaged in mining, exploration, mineral processing, and environmental compliance and reclamation. With its exhaustive trove of charts, graphs, tables, equations, and guidelines, the handbook is the essential technical reference for mobile mining professionals. With its exhaustive trove of charts, graphs, tables, equations, and guidelines, the handbook is the essential technical reference for mobile mining professionals.

Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Handbook

Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Handbook
Author: R. Kerry Rowe
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 1087
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN: 146151729X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Handbook Book Excerpt:

Preface. Dedication. List of Figures. List of Tables. List of Contributors. Basic Behavior and Site Characterization. 1. Introduction; R.K. Rowe. 2. Basic Soil Mechanics; P.V. Lade. 3. Engineering Properties of Soils and Typical Correlations; P.V. Lade. 4. Site Characterization; D.E. Becker. 5. Unsaturated Soil Mechanics and Property Assessment; D.G. Fredlund, et al. 6. Basic Rocks Mechanics and Testing; K.Y. Lo, A.M. Hefny. 7. Geosynthetics: Characteristics and Testing; R.M. Koerner, Y.G. Hsuan. 8. Seepage, Drainage and Dewatering; R.W. Loughney. Foundations and Pavements. 9. Shallo.

Geotechnical Investigations and Improvement of Ground Conditions

Geotechnical Investigations and Improvement of Ground Conditions
Author: Anjan Patel
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 210
Release: 2019-02-15
ISBN: 0128170484
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geotechnical Investigations and Improvement of Ground Conditions Book Excerpt:

Geotechnical Investigation and Improvement of Ground Conditions covers practical information on ground improvement and site investigation, considering rock properties and engineering geology and its relation to construction. The book covers geotechnical investigation for construction projects, including classic case studies with geotechnical significance. Additional sections cover soil compaction, soil stabilization, drainage and dewatering, grouting methods, the stone column method, geotextiles, fabrics and earth reinforcement, miscellaneous methods and tools for ground improvement, geotechnical investigation for construction projects, and forensic geotechnical engineering. Final sections present a series of site-specific case studies. Dedicated to ground improvement techniques and geotechnical site investigation Provides practical guidance on site-specific geotechnical investigation and the subsequent interpretation of data Presents site-specific case studies with geotechnical significance Includes site investigation of soils and rocks Gives field-oriented information and guidance

Ground Improvement Case Histories

Ground Improvement Case Histories
Author: Buddhima Indraratna,Jian Chu,Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 796
Release: 2015-06-16
ISBN: 0081006993
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ground Improvement Case Histories Book Excerpt:

Written by an international group of contributors, Ground Improvement Case Histories: Compaction, Grouting and Geosynthetics provides over 700 pages of international case-histories. Each case-history provides an overview of the specific technology followed by applications, with some cases offering a comprehensive back-analysis through numerical modelling. Specific case-histories include: The Use of Alternative and Improved Construction Materials and Geosynthetics in Pavements, Case Histories of Embankments on Soft Soils and Stabilisation with Geosynthetics, Ground Improvement with Geotextile Reinforcements, Use of Geosynthetics to aid Construction over Soft Soils and Soil Improvement and Foundation Systems with Encased Columns and Reinforced Bearing Layers. Comprehensive analysis methods using numerical modelling methods Features over 700 pages of contributor generated case-histories from all over the world Offers field data and clear observations based on the practical aspects of the construction procedures and treatment effectiveness

Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics

Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics
Author: Askar Zhussupbekov
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 326
Release: 2016-12-01
ISBN: 1498799744
Category: Nature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics Book Excerpt:

Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics is a collections of papers presented at the Eighth Asian Young Geotechnical Engineering Conference (8AYGEC, Astana, Kazakhstan, 5-7 August 2016), and covers various aspects the areas of soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering. The book contains special and keynote lectures and contributions on a wide range of topics in geotechnical engineering and construction: (1) Laboratory and Field Testing (2) Foundation and Underground Structure (3) Ground Improvement (4) Earthquake and Environment (5) Numerical and Analytical Modeling (6) Advanced Soil Mechanics (7) Historical Sites Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics was published under the auspices of the ISSMGE TC-305 ‘Geotechnical Infrastructures for Megacities and New Capitals’, and reflects the present and future state of geotechnical engineering. The book will be extremely useful to geoengineers and researchers in the abovementioned areas.