Geosynthetics in Civil and Environmental Engineering: Geosynthetics Asia 2008, Proceedings of the 4th Asian Regional Conference on Geosynthetics in Shanghai, China,, is available in hardcover (November 2008) by editors Guangxin Li, Yunmin Chen, Xiaowu Tang; list price: $449. Pre-orders are available through www.amazon.com.
Editorial reviews and product description
Geosynthetics in Civil and Environmental Engineering presents contributions from the 4th Asian Regional Conference on Geosynthetics held in Shanghai, China, June 17–20, 2008.
The book covers a broad range of topics, such as: fundamental principles and properties of geosynthetics, testing and standards, reinforcement, soil improvement and reinforcement, filters and drainage, landfill engineering, geosystems, transportation, geosynthetics in pile support systems, geocells, hydraulic applications, and ecological techniques.
Special case studies as well as selected government-sponsored projects such as the Three Gorges Dam, Qinghai-Tibet Railway, and Changi Land Reclamation projects are also discussed.
Hardcover: 1,300 pages; publisher: Springer; 1st edition (Nov. 1, 2008); language: English; order ISBN-13:978-3540693123.