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Geotechnical engineering of dams

Author: Robin Fell
Publisher: Leiden ; New York : A.A. Balkema, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a comprehensive text on the geotechnical and geological aspects of the design and construction of new dams as well as the review and assessment of existing dams.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Fell
ISBN: 041536440X 9780415364409
OCLC Number: 62466071
Description: xviii, 912 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Key Geological Issues --
Geotechnical Questions Associated With Various Geological Environments --
Planning, Conducting And Reporting Of Geotechnical Investigations --
Site Investigation Techniques --
Shear Strength, Compressibility And Permeability Of Embankment Materials And Soil Foundations --
Clay Mineralogy, Soil Properties, And Dispersive Soils --
Embankment Dams, Their Zoning And Selection --
Design, Specification And Contruction Of Filters --
Control Of Seepage, Internal Erosion And Piping For Embankment Dams --
Analysis Of Stability And Deformations --
Design Of Embankment Dams To Withstand Earthquakes --
Embankment Dam Details --
Specification And Quality Control Of Earthfill And Rockfill --
Concrete Face Rockfill Dams --
Concrete Gravity Dams And Their Foundations --
Foundation Preparation And Cleanup For Embankment And Concrete Dams --
Foundation Grouting --
Mine Industrial Dams --
Monitoring And Surveillance Of Embankment Dams.
Responsibility: Robin Fell [and others].

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