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Construction dewatering and groundwater control : new methods and applications

Author: J Patrick Powers
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"In the past dozen years, the methods of analyzing and treating groundwater conditions have vastly improved. The Third Edition of Construction Dewatering and Groundwater Control, reflecting the most current technology and practices, is a timely and much-needed overview of this rapidly changing field." "Illustrated with hundreds of new figures and photographs and including numerous detailed case histories, the Third  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Construction dewatering and groundwater control.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2007
(OCoLC)608176778
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Patrick Powers
ISBN: 9780471479437 0471479438
OCLC Number: 71632014
Notes: Revised edition of: Construction dewatering / J. Patrick Powers. 1992.
Description: xviii, 637 pages : illustrations, map ; 29 cm
Contents: Theory --
Groundwater in construction --
The geology of soils --
Soils and water --
Hydrology of the ideal aquifer --
Characteristics of the natural aquifers --
Dewatering design using analytical methods --
Groundwater modelling using numerical methods --
Piezometers for groundwater meaurement and monitoring --
Pumping tests --
Surface hydrology --
Geotechnical investigation for dewatering --
Pump theory --
Groundwater chemistry, bacteriology, and fouling of dewatering systems --
Contaminated groundwater --
Piping systems. Practice --
Choosing a method of groundwater control --
Sumps, drains and open pumping --
Deep well systems --
Wellpoint systems --
Ejector systems and other methods --
Groundwater cutoff structures --
Grouting methods --
Dewatering and groundwater control for soft ground tunneling --
Ground freezing --
Artificial recharge --
Electrical Design for dewatering systems --
Long term dewatering systems --
Dewatering costs --
Dewatering specifications, allocation of risk, dispute avoidance, and resolution of disputes.
Responsibility: J. Patrick Powers [and others].
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This third edition brings the book up to date with current technology & practice and expands its coverage to include the important topics of grondwater control and contamination.  Read more...

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