AuthorFell, Robin
TitleGeotechnical engineering of dams [electronic resource] / Robin Fell ... [et al.]
Imprint Leiden : A.A. Balkema, 2005
Connect tohttp://marc.crcnetbase.com/isbn/9780415889322
Descript xviii, 905 p. : ill

CONTENT

ch. 1. Introduction -- ch. 2. Key geological issues -- ch. 3. Geotechnical questions associated with various geological environments -- ch. 4. Planning, conducting and reporting of geotechnical investigations -- ch. 5. Site investigation techniques -- ch. 6. Shear strength, compressibility and permeability of embankment materials and soil foundations -- ch. 7. Clay mineralogy, soil properties, and dispersive soils -- ch. 8. Embankment dams, their zoning and selection -- ch. 9. Design, specification and construction of filters -- ch. 10. Control of seepage, internal erosion and piping for embankment dams -- ch. 11. Analysis of stability and deformations -- ch. 12. Design of embankment dams to withstand earthquakes -- ch. 13. Embankment dam details -- ch. 14. Specification and quality control of earthfill and rockfill -- ch. 15. Concrete face rockfill dams -- ch. 16. Concrete gravity dams and their foundations -- ch. 17. Foundation preparation and cleanup for embankment and concrete dams -- ch. 18. Foundation grouting -- ch. 19. Mine and industrial dams -- ch. 20. Monitoring and surveillance of embankment dams


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