Geomembranes and the Control of Expansive Soils
By Steinberg, Malcolm
A wealth of practical information on designing geomembranes to control expansive soils in a broad range of construction and environmental applications

Written by a leading international expert in the field, this book fully explains when and where geomembranes can be used effectively--and discusses expansive soil conditions and problems as well as control solutions. You will find descriptions of geotechnical membrane placement methods, plus information on costs and durability; and worldwide case studies of buildings, highways, roads, airports, canals, pipelines, railroads, and landfills -- all with solutions to expansive soil problems.this book is the first place engineers, architects, and construction professionals should turn for authoritative geomembrane answers.


DOI: 10.1036/0070611785

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Author Biography

Malcolm Steinberg , P.E., is an internationally recognized lecturer and expert on expansive soils. The director of an El Paso consulting firm that specializes in soils and foundation engineering, he also directs the American Society of Chemical Engineers' District 15. For nearly 40 years, he was an engineer with the Texas Highway Department. This is his first book.


Geomembranes and the Control of Expansive Soils
Author(s): Steinberg, Malcolm
ISBN: 0070611785
DOI: 10.1036/0070611785

Format: hardcover, 400 pages.
Pub date: 1 Jul 1998
Copyright: 1998
$79.95 US
Product Line: McGraw-Hill Professional

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