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Earth Structures In Transport, Water and Environmental Engineering

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ISBN-10: 1402039638

ISBN-13: 9781402039638

Edition: 2008

Authors: Martin Vanicek, Ivan Vanicek

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This publication describes the principles of soil workability as construction material including two basic forms of its treatment using geosynthetics and stabilization.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Springer London, Limited
Publication date: 7/11/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 637
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Introduction - Design Specification for Earth Structures
Soil as a Construction Material
Soil Classification - Specification for Utilization in Different Parts of Earth Structures
Suitability of Soils for Transport Engineering Earth Structures
Suitability of Soils for Hydro Engineering Earth Structures
Borrow Pit - Soil in Natural State
Soil Genesis
Geotechnical Investigation
Soil Treatment Before the Utilization
Soil Compaction
Compaction Mechanism
Laboratory Compaction Methods
Compacting Machinery
Compaction Quality Control
Soil Properties as a Function of Compaction Effort
Geosynthetics in Earth Structures
Basic Types
Index Properties
Hydraulic Properties
Strength Characteristics
Friction Resistance of Soil - Geosynthetic Interface
Mechanical Resistance
Chemical Resistance
Different Functions in Earth Structures
Filtration Function
Drainage Function
Reinforcing Function
Separation Function
Protective Function
Surface Erosion Protection Function
Sealing Function
Summary of Applications and Properties
Geosynthetic Handling on Construction Site
Soil Improvement
Speeding Up of Consolidation
Vertical Drains
Soil Stabilization
Mechanically Stabilized Soil
Stabilization with the Help of Cement, Lime and Other Hydraulic Bonding Agents
Soil Reinforcement
Geosynthetic Soil Reinforcement
Soil Nailing
Limit States for Earth Structures
Principles of Design Procedure for Earth Structures
Risk Principle in the Design of Geotechnical Structures - Geotechnical Categories
Ultimate Limit States and Serviceability Limit States
Actions, Design Situations
Ultimate Limit States
Basic Logic of Design Approach Based on Calculation of Limit States
Other Methods of Limit States Verification
Basic Limit States for Earth Structures
Limit State of Stability
Limit State of Deformation
Limit State of Internal Erosion
Limit State of Surface Erosion
Modelling of Limit States
Numerical Models
Laboratory Models
Modelling of In Situ - Monitoring
Earth Structures in Transport Engineering
Basic Assumptions - Situation of Traffic Network, Longitudinal Section
Application of Waste and Recycled Materials
Landslide Prone Areas
Transport Embankment - Fill
Classical Case - Embankment on Good Quality Subsoil
Embankment on Soft Subsoil
Embankment Widening
Classical Case - Limit States
Ground Water Lowering
Cuts Widening
Specific Cases of Interaction
Retaining Walls
Bridge Abutments
Interaction of Fill with Different Underpasses
Specificity for Roadways
Unpaved Roads
Interaction of Construction Layer with Subsoil
Parking Place
Specificity for Railways
Track Reconstruction for Higher Speed
Construction of New Tracks for High Speed Trains
Specificity for Airfields
Practical Examples
Experience Gained from the Construction of Airfields in Challenging Geotechnical Conditions
Relation to Environments
Impact of Waste Material Used in Earth Structures on Environment
Collection of Surface Run-off and Subsoil Sealing
Noise Protection Barriers
Earth Structures in Water Engineering
Basic Cases of Earth Structures in Water Engineering and Their Features
Earth and Rock-Fill Dams, Typical Cross-Section
An Analysis of the Most Frequent Failures of Earth and Rockfill Dams
Conditions and Reasons of the Tensile Cracks Development
Conditions of the Tensile Cracks Development
Reasons of the Tensile Cracks Development
Stress-Strain Behaviour of Soils in Tension
Tensile Tests Under Undrained Conditions
Results of Undrained Tensile Tests
Results of Drained Tensile Tests
Soil Behaviour During Seepage Through Crack
Model of Seepage Cracks for Cohesive and Frictional Soils
Swelling Potential
Forces Between Individual Particles
Dispersive Soils
Flocculated Soils
Filtration Contact Stability for Protected Soil with a Crack
Protected Cohesive Soil with Crack
Applicability of Geotextile Filters in Dam Engineering
Practical Examples from Earth and Rock-Fill Dam Construction
Dalesice Dam
Hrinova Dam
Jirkov Dam
Low Dams in Southtown in Prague
Teton Dam
Failures Remediation
Summary of Earth and Rockfill Dam Design
Recommendation for Elimination of Tensile Cracks Development
Recommended Logical Way for Fill Dams Design
Specificity of Small Fish Pond Dams
Rehabilitation of Old Earthfill Dams Failed During Heavy Floods
Limit States of Failure
Principles of the Reconstruction Design
Some Recommendation Obtained from the Reconstruction
Specificity of Flood Protection Dams (Dikes)
Details for Individual Countries
Fundamental Specificity of the Protection Dams
Earth Structures in Environmental Engineering
Spoil Heaps
Behaviour of Stored Clayey Material with Large Voids - Macropores
Stability of Spoil Heaps
Deformation of Spoil Heaps
Experiences with New Construction on Spoil Heap Surface
Tailings Dams
Types and Construction of Tailings Dams
Tailings Dams with Sediments Resulting from Burning of Solid Fuel
Tailing Dams with Sediments from Concentrator Factories, Uranium Tailings
Tailings Dams with Other Sediments
Landfill Classification
Approaches to the Landfill Design
Demands on Sealing Systems for Landfills
Drainage Systems for Landfills
Properties of Stored Waste in Municipal Landfill
Limit States of Landfills
Application of Geosynthetics in Landfill Construction
Landfill Monitoring
Remediation of Old Landfills
Utilization of Landfill Surface for New Construction