This reference offers engineers a wealth of practical information on designing geomembranes to control expansive soils in a broad range of construction and environmental applications. Written by a leading international expert in the field, this book fully explains when and where geomembranes can be used effectively - and discusses expansive soiled conditions and problems, as well as control solutions. Readers will find descriptions of geotechnical membrane placement methods, plus information on costs and durability. Included are worldwide case studies of buildings, highways, roads, airports, canals, pipelines, rail roads, and landfills - all with solutions to expansive soil problems.
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Malcolm Steinberg , P.E., is an internationally recognized lecturer and expert on expansive soils. The director of an El Paso consulting firm that specializes in soils and foundation engineering, he also directs the American Society of Chemical Engineers' District 15. For nearly 40 years, he was an engineer with the Texas Highway Department. This is his first book.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070611785