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evaluation of the engineering design parameters for glacial clay.

A. Marsland

evaluation of the engineering design parameters for glacial clay.

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Published by Building Research Establishment in Watford .
Written in English


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Reprinted from the Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology, 1977, 10(1) 1-26.

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Open LibraryOL13832168M

GEOL Introduction to Engineering Geology is designed to give an insight into the way in which geological environments affect decisions about the design and construction of large and small structures. The course will provide a thorough introduction to geology and then move on to apply this knowledge to site investigation for Size: 1MB. Clay grains are usually the product of chemical weathering or rocks and soils. Clay particles have a flakyshape. There are major differences in engineering behaviour between SANDS and CLAYS (e.g. in permeability, compressibility, shrinking/swelling potential). The shape and size of the soil grains has an important bearing on these differences. Evaluation of rock core samples indicates that the rock is typically in a soft and weathered condition and contains a significant amount of fracturing. However, hard and sound bedrock was found at some locations. Glacial Soils: The glacial soils were deposited during the last glaciation approximat years ago. These deposits include.   Book Summary: The title of this book is An Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering (2nd Edition) and it was written by Robert D. Holtz, William D. Kovacs, Thomas C. Sheahan. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $Book Edition: 2nd.


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