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Geomechanics and Water Engineering in Environmental Management - R.N. Chowdhury

Geomechanics and Water Engineering in Environmental Management

By: R.N. Chowdhury (Editor)

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Published: 1st January 1992
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Divided into four parts, this work presents integrated studies and regional and case studies, and covers environmental constraints and effects, and the behaviour of earth masses.

Preface
Integrated seepage modelling and slope stability analyses: A generalized approach for saturated/unsaturated soilsp. 3
Probabilistic risk analysis in geomechanics and water engineeringp. 37
Variational method for earth dam breach analysisp. 71
Observed and predicted critical hydraulic conditions in natural inhomogeneous slopesp. 103
Modeling the deformation of concrete damsp. 169
Building a complex urban facility on a 35-year old dumpp. 195
Greater Srinagar and Dal Lake integrated environmental project proposal: A reviewp. 233
Design of water quality monitoring networksp. 267
The role of geotechnics in surface mining operations and post-mining site developmentp. 297
Ground movements due to subsidence and their influence on constructionp. 325
Engineering uses of some 'waste' products: The Australian experiencep. 349
Ground settlements in Singaporep. 367
Failure of Laurel Run Damp. 399
Engineering geology, geotechnics and hydrogeology in environmental management: Northern Italian experiencesp. 407
Landslide disasters in China and their research and controlp. 429
The origin of Cikareo landslidep. 443
Twenty years of reinforced earth laboratory testingp. 461
Mechanics of soil creep during shearp. 529
Depth creep of slopes and long-term landslide developmentp. 559
Soil compaction with the blasting methodp. 599
Subject indexp. 623
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ISBN: 9789054101123
ISBN-10: 9054101121
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 636
Published: 1st January 1992
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.51
Weight (kg): 1.07
Edition Number: 1