Geotechnical engineering of embankment dams by Robin Fell

By Robin Fell

The purpose of this ebook is to give a "state of practice", quite highlighting universal difficulties, blunders and omissions. issues addressed contain embankment dams, weathering approaches, geotechnical investigations, and beginning grouting.

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