By Mattheus F.A. Goosen,Amer Ali Al-Rawas

With their skill to swell and scale back in terms of the environment's water content material, expansive soils are regarded as geonatural dangers and shape a problem to geotechnical and development engineers. Addressing the issues linked to those soils, this e-book presents professional contributions at the fresh advances within the features and remedy of expansive soils. starting with an summary at the nature, id, and type of expansive soils, it confronts present concerns together with quantity switch features; web site characterization; the size and overview of soil swelling capability; suction; lime and cement stabilization and different stabilization tools.

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