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Reinforced embankments : theory and practice

Author: D A Shercliff; MMG Civil Engineering Systems.
Publisher: London : Telford, 1990.
Series: ICE virtual library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Increased demands for improved rail and road links, and the lack of good quality building land are forcing engineers to construct embankments with steeper side slopes and on lower grade soils. The use of reinforcing geotextiles is one way of overcoming the problems this presents.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reinforced embankments.
London : Telford, 1990
(DLC) 95153621
(OCoLC)20965119
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D A Shercliff; MMG Civil Engineering Systems.
ISBN: 9780727749048 0727749048
OCLC Number: 300527962
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (177 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Steep embankments; theory of reinforced walls; case study - vegetated wall; case study - concrete faced vertical wall; repairs and methods of design; determination of allowable design strength; strength and safety - the use of mechanical property data; specification and testing of geotextiles for reinforcement; theory of reinforced embankments; case study - embankment over shallow mine workings; concluding remarks.
Series Title: ICE virtual library.
Responsibility: editor D.A. Shercliff.

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