Developments in Geotechnical Engineering

Frontiers in Geotechnical Engineering

Editors: Latha Gali, Madhavi (Ed.)

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  • Includes contributions from top international researchers
  • Discusses the contemporary geotechnical challenges and sustainable solutions 
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This volume contains contributions by eminent researchers in the field of geotechnical engineering. The chapters of this book are based on the keynote and theme lectures delivered at the Indian Geotechnical Conference 2018, and discuss the recent issues and challenges, while providing perspective on the possible solutions and future directions. A strong emphasis is placed on proving connections between academic research and field practice, with many examples and case studies. Topics covered in this volume include contemporary infrastructural challenges, underground space utilization, sustainable construction, dealing with problematic soils and situations and geo-environmental issues including landfills. This book will be of interest to researchers, practitioners and students alike.

About the authors

Madhavi Latha G. is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, India. She has completed her Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, and has previously worked as a post-doctoral fellow and assistant professor at IISc and IIT Guwahati respectively. Professor Latha is a member of various professional bodies including IGS, ISSMGE and ISRM, and is the Editor-in-Chief of the Indian Geotechnical Journal, and an Editorial board member in many reputed journals. Her research work looks at fundamental aspects of soil and ground reinforcement, and she has authored 70 journal articles, 4 book chapters and has developed a web-course on Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering on the NPTEL platform, sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)
  • Pores—The Almost Invisible Part of Soil

    David Frost, J. (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Research Advancements in Expansive Soil Characterization, Stabilization and Geoinfrastructure Monitoring

    Puppala, Anand J. (et al.)

    Pages 15-29

  • Testing Mode and Soil Parameters

    Robinson, R. G.

    Pages 31-50

  • Estimation of Dredged Fill Volume Based on Self-weight Consolidation Characteristics of Dredged Soil

    Shin, Eun Chul (et al.)

    Pages 51-73

  • Recommended Practice for Soft Clay Characterization with a Focus on Settlement and Stability Analysis

    Thakur, Vikas (et al.)

    Pages 75-99

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eBook $139.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Frontiers in Geotechnical Engineering
Editors
  • Madhavi Latha Gali
Series Title
Developments in Geotechnical Engineering
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-5871-5
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-5871-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-5870-8
Series ISSN
2364-5156
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 453
Number of Illustrations
110 b/w illustrations, 183 illustrations in colour
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