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Construction of Fills : Wiley Series of Practical Construction Guides - Edward J. Monahan

Construction of Fills

Wiley Series of Practical Construction Guides


Published: 29th December 1993
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The compaction guide to greater profits, less hassle. Boost your bottom line with the expert, efficient soil compaction techniques and technological solutions in this fully updated Second Edition. This revision will provide the contractor, fill inspector, and geotechnical engineer with greater coverage of environmental topics, including.
* Septic system site investigation, evaluation, design, and construction, plus existing system renovation, repair, maintenance, and management
* The latest uses of artificial fills from around the world--foam plastics, Elastizell, Geocell, Solite, and waste materials like shredded tires and wood chips
* New material and helpful case studies on the correlation of Standard and Modified Proctor densities and a method for determining numerical values of bearing capacities for Proctor densities
In addition to the current state of the art of fill technology, basic insights into soil behavior are provided. Innovative and patented methods of design are presented, especially valuable for young practitioners and those responsible for their supervision and continuing education. Reviewed as "conversational," "humorous," "full of wisdom," and "practical," this unusually readable resource is a profit-maker no construction professional can afford to do without.

Avoiding Costly Blunders.

Basics of Soil Compaction Curves: Laboratory Procedures.

Major Problems in Compacted Fill Technology: Proposed Solutions.

Applied Research and Development.

Fills and Fill Compaction.

Compaction Specifications.

Fill Control Procedures--Inspection.

Septic Systems.





ISBN: 9780471585237
ISBN-10: 0471585238
Series: Wiley Series of Practical Construction Guides
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 265
Published: 29th December 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.95 x 16.0  x 1.99
Weight (kg): 0.58
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised