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Handbook of slope stabilisation

Author: J A R Ortigão; Alberto S F J Sayao
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is an engineering guide for the design of slopes and stabilisation works in rocks and residual soils. It is tailored to the needs of practising geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists. Engineering and engineering geology students will find it quite useful and a practical course guide. It can be used as a textbook in courses on landslides and slope stabilisation."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J A R Ortigão; Alberto S F J Sayao
ISBN: 3540416463 9783540416463
OCLC Number: 52477163
Description: xx, 478 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / J.A.R. Ortigao and A.D.J. Sayao --
Geological factors in slope stability / M.A. Kanji --
Landslide classification and risk management / J.A.R. Ortigao and M.A. Kanji --
Site investigation / J.A.R. Ortigao, A.S.J. Sayao and M.A. Kanji --
Soil slope stability / A.S.F.J. Sayao --
Rock slope stability / J.A.R. Ortigao --
Selection of stabilisation design / J.A.R. Ortigao --
Drainage and surface protection / D. Gerscovich and H. Costa --
Retaining walls / A.S.F.J. Sayao --
Geosynthetic reinforced walls and slopes / E.M. Palmeira --
Anchors, bolts and nails / J.A.R. Ortigao and H. Brito --
Tieback walls / J.A.R. Ortigao and H. Brito --
Soil nailing / J.A.R. Ortigao and E.M. Palmeira --
Stabilisation of rock slopes / J.A.R. Ortigao and H. Brito --
Shotcrete / M. Carnio and J.A.R. Ortigao --
Instrumentation / J.A.R. Ortigao.
Responsibility: J.A.R. Ortigao, A.S.F.L. Sayao, [editors].
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