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Environmental Geotectonics

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By: RW Sarsby

584 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

ICE Publishing

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #99037 | ISBN: 0727727524
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Outlines the fundamental principles of geotechnics and current ground engineering practice and proceeds to a detailed examination of the interaction with the environment.


* Environmental aspects (assessment, legislation) * Definitions * Site investigation * Compaction and earthworks * Shear strength * Permeability and groundwater * Consolidation and settlement * Slope stability * Retaining systems * Instrumentation and stability * Retaining systems * Instrumentation and monitoring * Landfill waste * Contaminated land * Derelict land * Tips and lagoons Tailing dams * Re-use of waste materials, noise and vibration * Radioactive wastes

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