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Seepage in Soils: Principles and Applications

By: Lakshmi N Reddi

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #141957 | ISBN: 0471356166
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This book combines a broad range of practical applications with the rigorous quantitative skills needed to master the material, including exercises in seepage quantification, seepage forces, geosynthetics, dewatering, and wastewater.

A wealth of closed-form analytical solutions are provided to solve a variety of problems... (CAB Abstracts) "This book by Lakshmi Reddi is an excellent blend of applications and mathematical derivations." (Vadose Zone Journal, Vol. 3, No. 2; May 2004) "The book has all prerequisites to become a must-have source for civil and agricultural engineers." (Soil Science, Vol.169, No.4; April 2004)


Preface.1. Introduction.2. Principles of Flow.3. Flow Nets.4. Two-Dimensional Flow: Analytical Solutions.5. Advanced Solutions for Seepage: Conformal Mapping.6. Seepage Forces.7. Soil Filters and Drainage Layers.8. Geosynthetics in Seepage.9. Seepage Control and Dewatering.10. Subsurface Drainage in Pavement Systems.11. Seepage at Waste Containment Facilities.References.Index.

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