Geosynthetics : New Horizons

G Venkatappa Rao; P K Banerjee; J T Shahu and G V Ramana

Published by Asian Books, 2005
ISBN 10: 8186299734 / ISBN 13: 9788186299739
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Contents Preface. 1. Present and future of geosynthetics in India Delhi. 2. Reinforced soil retaining structures. 3. Design and construction of reinforced soil walls to BS 8006 and some recent advances. 4. Reinforced soil wall a case study. 5. Geosynthetics for warehouse grade slab and retaining wall. 6. Geogrid Reinforced walls for Dharmavaram Tuni Road Project. 7. Restoration of Wharf road at Vijayawada by geosynthetic reinforced soil wall. 8. Reinforced soil slopes and landslide mitigation. 9. Geosynthetic reinforced slopes basics of design and some projects. 10. Centrifuge modeling of geotextile reinforced highway slopes. 11. Centrifuge testing of geosynthetic reinforced fly ash slopes in geotechnical. 12. Reinforced sleep slopes Clemson road case study. 13. Embankments of soft soils. 14. Use of geocell in black cotton soil areas for high embankments. 15. Design and construction of embankments over area prone to subsidence. 16. Simple case studies of the use of Geocell systems in Geotechnical applications. 17. Geotextile reinforcement for Tank Pad over soft. 18. Foundations at Panipat Refinery Project. 19. Geosynthetics in pavement applications. 20. Track bed stabilization using geotextile at Hattiangadi cutting. 21. Pavement strengthening and rehabilitation with geosynthetics. 22. Issues in design of reinforced flexible pavements over soft clay subgrades. 23. Performance evaluation of road reinforced with woven geotextile. 24. Geosynthetics in state of practice landfill lining systems. 25. Geomembranes in lines and covers of landfils Indian scenario. 26. Hazardous waste landfills Indian case studies. 27. Evaluation of self healing properties of GCL's. 28. Geomembranes for water management. 29. Use of geosynthetics for drainage of soft soils and ground improvement. 30. Ground improvement a case study. 31. Ultimate bearing capacity of shallow foundation on geogrid reinforced sand. 32. Ground improvement for Amona Khandola Bridge approach. 33. Improvement of soft clay deposit for industrial area on a riverbank on South Vietnam. 34. Control of expansion in clay by geotextile reinforcement. 35. Geosynthetics in coastal and waterway protection. 36. Coastal protection using polymer rope gabion. 37. Geosynthetic solutions for river bank and coastal erosion control. 38. Geosynthetics with natural fibres. 39. Coir Geosynthetics an eco friendly engineering material. 40. Coir geotextiles in watershed management. 41. A PVD with jute and coir. 42. A strategy for development of geosynthetic product. 43. Product development. 44. Pullout tests on extensible coir geosythetics. 45. Numerical simulation of Pullout Behaviour of Geogrid Embedded in Sand. 46. On R & D need. 47. The need to encourage the domestic geosynthetic manufacturing industry. 48. A case for establishing a geosynthetic institute in India. 49. On standardization in the field of geosynthetics. 50. On standards and specifications. 51. Role of geosynthetics test standards and specifications. Index. This book presents the state of the art of geosynthetics to rationally confidently and economically use geosynthetics in civil engineering structures. It provides an update on geotechnical engineering practice with geosynthetics through contributions from around the world sharing their rich experiences along with the current Indian scenario. It deals in depth about the wide spectrum of applications of geosynthetics in reinforced soil retaining structures and slopes embankments on soft soils pavements landfills canal lining systems drainage of soft soils and ground improvement and coastal and water way protection. Topics on geosynthetic product development and natural fibre geotextiles with jute and coir are dealt with in considerable detail. Emerging issues of standards and specifications test house and R & D needs are focussed. With its wide coverage the book would serve as an important source of information on the new horizons in the emerging area of geosynthetics to polymer techn. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Geosynthetics : New Horizons
Publisher: Asian Books
Publication Date: 2005
Binding: Hardbound
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