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Geotechnical Engineering Handbook, Volume 2: Procedures

Handbook / Manual

Series: Geotechnical Engineering Handbook Volume: 2

By: Ulrich Smoltczyk

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Jan 2003 | #142007 | ISBN: 3433014507
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This book covers the different procedures in the field of geotechnical engineering eg. ground improvement, drilling technology, ground water flow and drainage techniques.


Ground improvement (K. Kirsch & W. Sondermann). Grouting in geotechnical engineering (S. Semprich & G. Stadler). Underpinning, undercutting (K. Witt & U. Smoltczyk). Ground freezing (H. Jessberger, et al.). Ground anchors (H. Ostermayer & T. Barley). Drilling technology (G. Ulrich). Driving and extraction (A. Van Weele). Foundations in open water (J. de Gijt). Ground dewatering (U. Smoltczyk). Construction methods for cuttings and slopes in rock (A. Toepfer). Microtunnelling (A. Toepfer). Earthworks (H. Schmidt & T. Rumpelt). Geosynthetics in geotechnical and hydraulic engineering (F. Saathoff). Slope protection by bioengineering techniques (H. Schiechtl). Subject Index.

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Ulrich Smoltczyk is editor of the German Grundbau Taschenbuch. He was Professor for geotechnical engineering in Stuttgart and sat on numerous national and international committees responsible for norms and standards. The second volume was written by 21 authors, including renowned experts from Austria, Italy, the USA, U.K., Netherlands, Australia and Germany.

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