Geosynthetics in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Geosynthetics in Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Geosynthetics in Civil and Environmental Engineering presents contributions from the 4th Asian Regional Conference on Geosynthetics held in Shanghai, China. The book covers a broad range of topics, such as: fundamental principles and properties of geosynthetics, testing and standards, reinforcement, soil improvement and ground improvement, filter and drainage, landfill engineering, geosystem, transport, geosynthetics-pile support system and geocell, hydraulic application, and ecological techniques. Special case studies as well as selected government-sponsored projects such as the Three Gorges Dam, Qinghai-Tibet Railway, and Changi Land reclamation project are also discussed. The book will be an invaluable reference in this field.The results indicate that the limit fill height of embankment on soft clay foundation can be significantly improved by using the reinforced sand cushion, but ... 2 Lecturer, School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Central South University, CHINA. ... INTRODUCTION Since laboratory tests and theory analysis on the bearing capacity of reinforced earth slabs were carried out by Binquet and Lee ( 1975 a, b)anbsp;...

Title:Geosynthetics in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Author: Guang-xin Li, Yunmin Chen, Xiaowu Tang
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-03-07

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