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Guide to earthwork construction.

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, 1990.
Series: State-of-the-art report (Washington, D.C.), 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The purpose of this Guide is to provide construction engineers and technicians with information on all aspects of earthwork construction. Although it is not intended to be a design manual, it does contain considerable background on the design concepts that are necessary for good earthwork construction. The Guide is divided into ten chapters.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Guide to earthwork construction.
Washington, D.C. : Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, 1990
(OCoLC)624420615
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
ISBN: 0309049571 9780309049573
OCLC Number: 21373803
Description: 107 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
History of embankment construction --
Compaction concepts --
Earthwork construction --
Drainage --
Embankment foundations --
Earthwork for retaining structures and abutments --
Environmental considerations --
Special soil deposits and embankment materials --
Instrumentation for embankments.
Series Title: State-of-the-art report (Washington, D.C.), 8.

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The purpose of this Guide is to provide construction engineers and technicians with information on all aspects of earthwork construction. Although it is not intended to be a design manual, it does contain considerable background on the design concepts that are necessary for good earthwork construction. The Guide is divided into ten chapters.

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